05/23/2019 - 3:47pm
The Montana side of the Beartooth Highway will open Friday, May 24th at 8:00 a.m. to the Vista Point, Rest Area. The highway will open to the state line the morning of Saturday, May 25th. The recent storm event has delayed opening to the state line...
05/23/2019 - 11:22am
A program to offer student debt assistance to young farmers and ranchers in Montana was signed into law on Friday, May 10, and will encourage young people to pursue a career in agriculture, Montana’s leading industry.  Governor Steve Bullock signed...


Photos by Erika Binando
Red Lodge's Kitrie Frank throwing the javelin.

05/23/2019 - 11:16am
Both Red Lodge and Joliet teams found the going heavy at the Southern B last week at the Laurel Sports Complex. Bright moments came with Kalie Zinne, Joliet, taking high jump, and Katie Jacobsen, Red Lodge, wining the pole vault.  For the boys Ry...


05/23/2019 - 10:22am
To the Editor,   Agriculture is the major industry in our county but it is not supported by our local legislator. This session a group of ag producers from across the state worked together to bring back Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) for beef and...
05/16/2019 - 10:26am
To the Editor, “The Montana Wildlife Federation thanks Gov. Bullock for vetoing HB 265,” said Dave Chadwick, Montana Wildlife Federation (MWF) executive director. “Legislators ignored hundreds of Montana sportsmen and sportswomen who expressed...


Photo by Alastair Baker
Cowboy chef Kent Rollins gives a talk on the history of chuck wagons at Roberts Fire Hall last weekend. The 1902 chuck wagon next to him belongs to cooking partner Rich Herman.

05/23/2019 - 11:47am
Cowboy chef Kent Rollins was on cooking duties last Sunday at the Roberts Fire Hall as part of a fundraiser for the upcoming Carbon County USA 2019 show on May 25. Rollins, along with Rich Herman of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody,...
05/23/2019 - 11:44am
By Galen Hronek Center Manager   Meals: May 24 – Pork  Scallopini W/Fettucini May 27 – CLOSED May 29 – Shepard’s Pie May 31 – Fish Taco’s Salad Bar and Dessert Served with Every Meal.  For Reservations, please call 446-1826 Home Delivered Meals on...


05/23/2019 - 10:39am
Thelma M. Woody, 90, died on May 13, 2019 at her family home in Boyd.   She was born to Laurence and Edna Hughes outside of Boyd, on Feb. 11, 1929 with her twin Velma following close behind.  They attended Victory and Boyd School, and graduated from...

Upcoming Events

  • Friday, May 24, 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, May 27, 2019 - 7:00am
    *American Legion Carbon County Post 17 Memorial Day schedule, May 27 7 a.m. Breakfast at Bull 'n'Bear 8:30 a.m. Memorial Service  at Belfry Cemetery 9:30 a.m. Memorial Service  at Bearcreek Cemetery 10:30 a.m. Parade through Red Lodge.  Meet at 10:15 a.m. at the corner of 14th and Broadway. Following parade there will be a lunch at the  Red Lodge Elk’s Lodge 11 a.m. Memorial Service at  Red Lodge Cemetery 1:30 p.m. Parade in Roberts  followed by Memorial  Service at Roberts Cemetery. For further information contact Kenneth Beggs, Commander Carbon County Post 17 at   *The Jim Bridger Post 1543 will hold Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. at the Bridger Cemetery.   *The Clarks Fork American Legion Post 71 and the Joliet VFW Post 5748 will be doing Memorial Day services Monday, May 27. Rev. Robert Reed of the Joliet Baptist  Church will be the Speaker of the day. The schedule for the day will be: 9 a.m.   Services at the Gebo  Cemetery. 9:30 a.m.   March through  Fromberg Main St. 10 a.m.  Services at Rockvale  Cemetery 11 a.m.   Services at Joliet Cemetery 11:30 a.m. March through  Joliet Main St. A potluck lunch will be held at the  Joliet Community Center following the services.  Everyone is welcome to come.   Any veterans who would like to help who haven’t been contacted can show up at the Gebo Cemetery at 8:45 a.m. Memorial Day or call Rich Pierce at 962-3320 or Jody Stene 962-3779.
  • Monday, May 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 30, 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, May 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.

The Carbon County News

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