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11/25/2014 - 1:12pm
Partners Jenn Nelson and Piney Hardiman stand with their wedding license outside the Carbon County District Court building, Nov. 25. Several onlookers cheered as the same-sex couple posed for photographs on the courthouse steps as the snow fell. For the couple the recent lifting of Montana’s ban on gay marriages will mean making their lives “more convenient and bring a level of...
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:19pm
The Beartooth Elks annual Hoop Shoot Event was held on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Civic Center in Red Lodge. Over 560 students participated in contests at schools in Carbon and Stillwater counties to earn a spot in this contest. The winners and runner ups were: Girls: 8-9 Winner: Hailey Croft (
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:25pm
The Red Lodge Lady Rams braved the chilling temperatures to compete in the All Class State Volleyball Tournament in Bozeman this past Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The atmosphere in the Brick Breeden Field House is crowded, noisy, hectic, and a little intimidating for the newcomers. All of our
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:15pm
The now traditional snowflake garland was hung across Broadway in Red Lodge this week marking the beginnings of the festival season. Beartooth Electric was involved with the operation and also strung the Christmas lights on the Pride Park spruce tree. Also helping to brighten up the town are
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:00pm
Chances of Ebola stalking Carbon County are “low” confirmed Margaret Karas, Beartooth Billings Clinic Pubic Relations coordinator, as she spoke to the Red Lodge Rotary Club last week. Karas stressed that the public had “no reason to panic.” “Odds are higher catching
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:59am
Because of Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, the News will go to print Nov. 25 and be delivered to customers Nov. 26. To accommodate this timeline, all ad and copy deadlines will be Nov. 21 at 10 a.m.
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:55am
Red Lodge Rams will face Shelby in the loser out game at the State Class B Volleyball tournament, Bozeman, Nov. 14 at 12 noon. The Rams lost their opener to Florence-Carlton 25-13, 25-22, 30-32, 25-12. Shelby lost to Forsyth 25-13, 25-13, 25-18. If the Rams defeat Shelby, they will play Choteau at
Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:53am
A new Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) water report reveals that the majority of Montana's major lakes, rivers and streams cannot fully support fish and other "aquatic (water) life."   State samples from more than 22,000 miles of streams and 518,000 acres of