News

09/20/2018 - 12:38pm
On August 16, charges were filed in Carbon County Justice Court by Deputy Carbon County Attorney Shannon Foley against John Wayne Payovich for endangering the welfare of a minor, being a student in Roberts School District. The incident is alleged to...
09/20/2018 - 11:45am
The Montana Board of Oil & Gas Conservation (BOGC) yesterday held a public hearing on proposed changes to the state’s rules around public disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) fluid. More than a dozen proponents...

Sports

Kylynn Coombe rises to the challenge against Red Lodge.

09/20/2018 - 11:27am
By Special to the News   Joliet had some ups and downs this week.  We lost to Roundup at home on the 13th in 4 sets. The girls were very aggressive hitters but made too many errors with serving and hitting to pull out the win. We had 21 more kills...

Opinion

09/20/2018 - 9:56am
Not just one, but many, rivers run through Montana. They are the arteries that nourish and bring life to our state’s cities and towns. Montana’s communities depend on these waterways to provide safe and healthy drinking water for our wells and...
09/20/2018 - 9:55am
To the Editor:    I was the publisher of four newspapers — Absarokee, Columbus, Bridger and Red Lodge — when I first became acquainted with Blair Jones. He was an outstanding county attorney and I sincerely believed he had the integrity to become an...

Community

09/20/2018 - 11:53am
The Red Lodge area duplicate bridge group met September 12 with three tables in play. First place was a tie between two pairs, Bill Wilson and Yvonne Jensen and Susie Brighton and Bonnie Hunter. Their score was 23.  Third place was also a tie at 21...

Courtesy Photo
The Red Lodge High School Class of 1953 Held its 65th class reunion at the home of David Boggio. Most of our remaining classmates attended. We spent the afternoon eating and recalling high school pranks, and putting up with C R Schmidt as well as a variety of positive memories. Thinking that our old high school is now a swimming pool kind of disrupts our memories. Of our 30 graduates 16 remain with us. There were 4 or 5 others who didn’t graduate or dropped out.
The picture left to right Wesley Beatty, Ann Walton Brown, Barbra Dell Yelich, Dick Groen, Elsie Johnson Martin, Jim Beadle, Maxine Cortner Krum, David Boggio, Bob Whittington, Dick Dell, Kerry Burns, and Shirley Caldwell Pollack

09/20/2018 - 11:50am

Obituaries

09/20/2018 - 9:59am
William R. “Bill” Hergett passed away on Sept. 13, 2018. He was born in Billings on Nov. 8, 1930, to John and Elizabeth (Stieber) Hergett. Bill attended high school in Belfry, Montana, and began farming with his family in the area. On June 1, 1955,...

Upcoming Events

  • Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 27, 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, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00am
    An Overeaters Anonymous group will meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, Absarokee.
  • Monday, October 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 4, 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.

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