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12/12/2019 - 11:18am
The longest running real estate office in Red Lodge has a new owner, Tera Reynolds. Reynolds has been with Coal Creek since January 2010 and is excited to be taking over operations from Jim Kadous and Jim Smedsrud.  Coal Creek Realty and Property...
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Mountain Chickadees are under threat from Climate Change. See audubon.org under bird emergency for detailed map of the Chickadee's movements across the United States.

12/12/2019 - 10:43am
The following is reprinted by permission from the National Audubon Society: In much of its range, the hardy Mountain Chickadee is closely associated with Montana conifer forests and backyard bird feeders, even in the dead of winter. An intriguing...

Sports

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Above, After suffering a painful blow to her nose which broke it, Joliet senior Shayla Webber listened attentively to the doctor who set it. When he told her to stay off the court for 4 weeks, she thanked him and went out and bought a nose guard. Now, that's tough!

12/12/2019 - 10:38am
By Alastair Baker News Editor   Both the Joliet boys and the Bridger girls kicked off the basketball season with excellent wins. The J-Hawks defeated Shepherd 57 -45 while the Lady Scouts won 42-30 over Roberts.  Other results were not so generous...

Opinion

12/12/2019 - 10:30am
  The Public Service Commission has always been a somewhat surly bunch.  The PSC’s devoted staff has often had to deal with varying degrees of political game-playing, deception, threats and intrigue.   Sure.  Politicians politic.  The question is,...
12/05/2019 - 9:55am
To the Editor,   Rocky Mountain College, a Christian college, has forbidden the Young Americans for Freedom’s RMC chapter from displaying crosses on campus representing victims of abortion. The reason given for the denial of these students’ right to...

Community

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(Far left) Sarah Ewald of Project Christmas receives a check last week for $1,000 from the Beartooth Elks Exalted Ruler Phil Yerby and Elk Committee members Joel Todd and Warene Wall. The money will go towards gifts for children in Red Lodge and in the out-lying communities. Last Christmas Project Christmas served over 90 children.
“It’s always fantastic every year and I'm always amazed at what the Elk’s do everyday, it’s extraordinary,” said Ewald. The Elk’s received the money through a State Grant.

12/12/2019 - 11:21am
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The cast of The Charitable Sisterhood Christmas Spectacular; Maree Baldwin, Diane Goedde, Lynn Lalle, Bobbie Wooldridge, Guynema Terry, Diane Millison, ‘Les King and TJ ‘,and Chris Benton.

12/12/2019 - 10:51am
The holiday season is upon us and the Red Lodge Theater Company is here to help you bring in the season with a play guaranteed to put you in the mood for Christmas.  The play is in titled ‘The Charitable Sisterhood Christmas Spectacular’ and is sure...

Obituaries

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12/12/2019 - 10:26am
Richard Alonzo Hageman, 85, of Bridger, went to be with his Lord on Dec. 5, with his family by his side. Richard was born in Billings to Leslie Wayne Hageman and Anna (Crumley) Hageman.  He was raised in Laurel with his twin, one older and one...

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