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Eye Protection

The Red Lodge Lions Club recently screened all K-8, a total of 313 Red Lodge school children using the Plus Optix screener. The Plus Optix is not biased by interpretation of the person performing the screening. This screener is designed to detect nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.  It also scans for anisometropia, a condition in which the refractive power of one eye differs from that of the other. The screener also detects anisocoria where it compares the pupil sizes of both eyes. Vision problems affect 1 in 4 school age children and 80 percent of what a child learns in their first twelve years is visually acquired. Red Lodge Lions feels strongly about the vision of youth, and it is through our raffle sales, and fun run donations that we can offer services such as these to our community.  The Lions also help individuals with visual problems financially, if needed.


Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
    The Carbon County Republican Lincoln Reagan Dinner is April 27 starting at 6 p.m. Social Hour, Beef Dinner at 7 p. m. at the Joliet Community Cente. Silent auction, pie auction, live auction of gun. Contact: Ed at 606-2159 and Cynthia at 425-1226.
  • Monday, April 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:00am
    Carbon County Republican Women Luncheon with HD58 Representative Seth Berglee. May 1 at 11 a.m. Fort Rockvale Restaurant.Contact: Pat, 962-3383.
  • Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 12:00pm
    National Day of Prayer on the Courthouse lawn, May 2, at noon. Pastor Bob, 962-2235.
  • Thursday, May 2, 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.

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.