07/18/2019 - 11:16am
Yellowstone National Park hosted 781,853 visits in June 2019. This is a 3.6 percent decrease from last June (810,884 visits). It is also a decrease from June 2016 (838,316 visits) which remains the busiest month on record in Yellowstone.  So far in...
07/18/2019 - 11:06am
The Montana Department of Livestock is working in conjunction with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks in administering the voluntary fund for wolf mitigation, which was created through the passage of HB 291 in the 2019 legislative session. Donations to...


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Zachary S. Russell at MSU-Bozeman recently.

07/18/2019 - 11:17am
Seventeen-year old Red Lodge High School senior Zachary S. Russell credits track coach Becky Eichelberger with encouraging him to discover his talent for jumping events during his sophomore year.  The work and dedication has paid off as he heads to...


07/18/2019 - 11:07am
To the Editor, Between July 23 – 27 over 200 Carbon County kids and their families will descend upon the Carbon County Fairgrounds.  As I type this letter these kids and families are busy getting indoor projects, animals and campers ready. We are...
07/11/2019 - 11:08am
To the Editor, Red Lodge has a new attraction, and it's on South Haggin. People from near and far drive up and down the two hundred block and alley to get a close look. They say “What is it?” and “Who allowed this to happen?” and “Why does it have...


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Frances Chesarek standing by the gate to her yard in Bearcreek in the 1950s. She immigrated from Slovenia in 1903 and ran a boarding house while raising nine children alone after her husband died in 1920.

07/18/2019 - 11:24am
(The conclusion to the Chesarak Family Reunion that took place last week in Bearcreek)   In its mining heyday, Bearcreek had consisted of several little ethnic enclaves and communities, with now lost names like New Caledonia, Chickentown,...

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Creating art with Lindi O’Brien of Lindi’s Art Adventures at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary Wild Art Camp.

07/18/2019 - 11:16am
On July 22 The Beartooth Plein Air Society artists are joining the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, Red Lodge, for the first day of their weeklong painting Blitz.   Sponsored by the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary artists will have the opportunity to...


07/11/2019 - 11:13am
A Celebration of Life for Allen R. Speed will take place Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at East Rosebud Lake Lodge. 

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, July 23, 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, July 25, 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, July 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, July 26, 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, July 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 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.

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.