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Kathleen Williams, Democratic challenger for the Montana seat for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018’s mid-term election, speaks to Carbon County Democrats at the Beartooth Fine Art Gallery, Red Lodge, recently.

01/17/2019 - 11:46am
Kathleen Williams, Democratic challenger for the Montana seat for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018’s mid-term election, spoke to a packed crowd of 50 Carbon County Democrats at its monthly meeting in Red Lodge, Jan. 10. The meeting was held...

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Shown is an example of the Montana REAL ID driver’s license, which the Motor Vehicle Division started issuing this week. The license has a gold star in the upper right corner. 

01/17/2019 - 11:26am
Montana residents wishing to fly domestically after Oct. 1, 2020, will need to get a new driver’s license or identification card. This week, the Montana Motor Vehicle Division started issuing the “REAL ID” card, a new higher security form of...


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Sylvan La Cross steers a bull away from a rider at the 40th Montana Circuit Finals in Great Falls.

01/17/2019 - 11:38am
(Editor’s Note) Baker native Sylvan La Cross, formerly of Red Lodge, made his bullfighting debut recently at the 40th Montana Circuit Finals in Great Falls. He said that “Everything went well” and that he’s “looking forward to trying to go back next...


01/17/2019 - 11:27am
The city council passed Resolution 3503 on 11 December 2018, without proper review of the documents and without real public input. The following is just a sample of the points missed and the incompleteness of the CDBG-ED Application the City Council...
01/17/2019 - 10:23am
To the Editor,   At the Red Lodge City Council meeting of Jan. 8, Mr. Joel Todd made some very serious accusations of Official Misconduct against council member Diane Dimich. He cited a couple of specific violations of MCA in his verbal presentation...


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The BRTA Community Bicycle
for all ages

01/17/2019 - 11:53am
Beartooth Recreational Trails Association’s (BRTA) Community Bicycle Program has been operating for two years. The program provides free, refurbished bicycles to Red Lodge area individuals and families in support of BRTA’s mission of human powered...
01/17/2019 - 11:50am
Auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of The Emperor’s New Clothes will be held on Monday, Feb. 18, at the Red Lodge Community Church, 308 S. Broadway from 3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.  There are roles for those students...


01/10/2019 - 12:13pm
Born Dec. 10, 1940, to Theodore and Delva Ogan in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Married Sandra Gerou in Wichita, Kansas, in the 1960s. Ted retired from Exxon in 2000. Preceding Ted in death was his parents, two brothers, one sister and his wife Sandra....

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 9:30am
    Open 2nd and 4th Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. 206 N ‘D’ Street. More info 662-1060.
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 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 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, January 25, 2019 - 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.
  • Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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

Fax: 406-446-2225

Toll-Free: 800-735-8843

Open: Monday-Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.