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10/08/2015 - 10:06am
Pink is now synonymous across the globe with the fight against cancer in all its insidious forms. During the coming week two schools will host Breast Cancer Awareness events at their volleyball games. On Oct. 8 Joliet's Lady J-Hawks will entertain Shepherd at 7:15 p.m. for Pack It Pink Night and on Oct. 10 the Red Lodge Rams will host Gardiner at 7 p.m. with Pink Night. Last year over $500...
Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:54am
On Saturday night, the crowd flocked to the Carbon County Historical Society and Museum’s (CCHS) 2015 Hoedown held a t Ro ck Cr e e k Resort, south of Red Lodge. New CCHS Public Outr e a ch Di r e c t o r Susan Ashley said the response was terrific. “We had great donations for both the
Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:51am
The Board of Carbon County Commissioners rescinded the Stage One Fire Restrictions for the County last Monday, Oct. 5. Residents of the County can now conduct controlled burns, but must first obtain a permit through the County’s new burn permit system. The new system will help emergency
Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:46am
Manual Rodriguez, who held law enforcement and the Silesia community at bay in an armed 7 and one half hour standoff last spring, was sentenced on Wednesday, Sept. 30. He was represented by attorney Gregory Paskell. Rodriguez pled guilty to two counts on Aug. 5: Assault with a weapon (felony) and
Thu, 10/08/2015 - 9:42am
The recycling center by Beartooth Industries will be closed for until Oct. 21 while the building is being insulated. The City of Red Lodge is overseeing the project that will cost $14,000. Last year the center received a grant of $1,000 from the Community Area Foundation towards improvements. Ed
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:19am
A grass fire broke out in the wee hours of Monday morning, Sept. 28. Firefighters quickly responded to a wildland fire on Brophy Mine Road early Sunday morning between Washoe and Red Lodge. It was named the Brophy Road Fire. The fire was first reported at approximately at 4:30 a.m. and grew rapidly
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:14am
The Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BEC) Annual Meeting took place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Roberts High School with lots of good news for members. About 75 members attended. After suffering skyrocketing rates and a 2011 bankruptcy filing by Southern Montana Electric Generation and
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 9:28am
Carbon County Fire Departments responded to a mutual aid request from Stillwater County to aid in suppression efforts for the Arrowhead Ridge Fire on Saturday, Sept. 19th at 3:20 p.m. A strike team quickly formed from the following response resources: Bridger, Fromberg, Joliet, Roberts, Red Lodge
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 9:24am
More bears are coming to town in the next few weeks as hyperphagia heats up pushing them to feed before hibernation. On Wednesday, Sept.16, Red Lodge Mayor Ed Williams gathered his local experts, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Biologist Shawn Stewart, FWP Game Warden Matt Heaton along with