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08/21/2014 - 4:00pm
Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams announced some good news and some questionable news at this week’s Meet the Mayor session at Honey’s Café on Thursday, Aug. 21. The good news: “The first quarter Resort Tax has been the highest so far in our history. Usually, the June 30 or Sept. 30, quarters come in higher. So he is very optimistic. The questionable news: “This Monday (...
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:31pm
Photo by Alastair Baker The Town and County Quilt Guild are going for a record, the Guinness Book of World Records to be exact, by aiming to have the highest quilt show in the world. The Quilt ladies, (left to right) Karla Zander, Jude Butler, Betty Hecker, Gail Beauchamp and Nancy Ebel, parked
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:24pm
The Red Lodge City Council agreed at its Aug. 12 meeting to a Bob Moran Memorial Garden at City Hall that was made possible by a ‘Red Lodge Proud and Beautiful Grant.’ Volunteers have already installed a garden and asked to have a sign to acknowledge Moran. The City complied with the
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:21pm
Christine McKay’s ceramic art pieces sold in abundance at a fundraiser held by Beartooth Gallery Fine Art in Red Lodge, Saturday. The money raised, $3,200, will help fund, purchase, and distribute art supplies to all schools in Carbon County. McKay said she was “very happy to be a part
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:18am
If ever there were a more appropriate time for the John Lennon song, ‘Give Peace A Chance’ it would have been at the My Fight fundraiser ‘Bullets for Beauty’ held at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Red Lodge, last week. The event, attended by over a 100 people, raised an
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:09am
Montana Senator John Walsh (D) spent some time this last Saturday at East Rosebud where he met with proponents of the East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Act. Prior to the business side of the visit, Sen. Walsh had time for some fun when he fished the river with John Miller, President of the local Home
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:05am
Last Monday’s Joliet’s Town Council meeting saw many community members talking about the significant rise in their water, sewer and garbage bill to help pay for the work to fix the lagoon and other issues that will have to be dealt with once the project has begun. Starting in October
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:26pm
The Red Lodge Police Department (RLPD), in cooperation with Beartooth Billings Clinic Trauma Services, is giving “tickets” to kids 15 years and younger as part of the “Lids Save Lives” helmet injury prevention program. What is the offence? Being caught wearing a helmet.
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:08pm
A truck driver arrested at a border crossing between North Dakota and Canada appeared in federal court Tuesday on allegations he possessed thousands of images of child pornography that was downloaded at various truck and rest stops. Garold Miller, of Bridger, is charged in federal court with
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:06pm
The 1st reading of the 2014 Zoning Regulations, passed on Tuesday by the Red Lodge City Council, has a very favorable view towards supporting the need for parking in the town and at the same time help the Public Works Department deal with storing large amounts of snow. De s p i t e o b j e c t i