Courtesy photo - Montana Senator, Dr. Albert Olszewski
01/11/2018 - 10:07am
Carbon County Republican Women (CCRW) met for lunch Jan. 3, at Fort Rockvale Restaurant. The meeting opened with prayer offered by President Cynthia Marble. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Public Service Commissioner Tony O’Donnell and Preamble...
01/11/2018 - 9:59am
Montana Department of Revenue is mailing livestock reporting forms this week to livestock owners who own livestock and need to meet upcoming reporting and payment deadlines.  About 18,500 livestock owners who reported last year will receive...


Photo by Hank Nowak - Joliet’s Brett Robinson rises above the Bridger defense as Kolton Pospisil, Bridger, looks on.
01/11/2018 - 10:40am
Both Joliet teams secured a victory and a defeat in the opening New Years games. The boys defeated Bridger 51-30 while the girls downed the Lady Scouts 42-28. Against Bridger the Joliet Boys struggled to find a way passed the Scouts for the first...


01/11/2018 - 9:58am
They say the Eskimos have 50 words for snow. I don’t speak Eskimo, so I can’t verify that -- but I expect it’s true, as I myself have developed quite a few snow terms. Having lived in snow country since 1984, I’m intimately acquainted with the...
01/04/2018 - 11:12am
A single paper mill in Washington State has started a process that could rock the newspaper industry in 2018. The mill, North Pacific Paper Company, or NORPAC, has asked the government for import duties on groundwood paper from Canada. NORPAC claims...


01/11/2018 - 10:25am
• Cole's Pantry is a weekend food program for students. It was started in Bridger in memory of Cole Pelican.  With a grant from Cole's Western Wishes, they have spread it to 7 other schools in the state.  They still have grant money and want to try...
01/11/2018 - 10:24am
The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE) Scholarship Program funded by the NILE Foundation, is now accepting applications for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Since 1990, the NILE has awarded scholarships to deserving FFA...


01/11/2018 - 9:26am
Lorraine (Lorrie) Louise Kelly, age 73, of Post Falls, Idaho went to be with the Lord on Jan. 2, 2018 in Indio, California. Lorrie was born Oct. 7, 1944 in Red Lodge, Montana. She was the daughter of Henry E. and Josie (Engler) Levi. Lorrie was...

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 9:30am
    The annual meeting of the Carbon County Arts Guild is Jan. 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the north gallery. The agenda is: Review of 2017 Annual Report; Old Business; Election of Officers for 2018; New Business; Comments and Announcements. The public is welcome to attend.
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:30pm
    The Red Lodge Roberts Ambulance District will conduct a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees, Jan. 19 at 12:30 p.m. at the Red Lodge Fire Station. A complete agenda can be found at
  • Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.

The Carbon County News

Street Address:

11 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 970, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Phone: 406-446-2222

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