Monthly archive

June, 2013

  • On a camping trip in 1963, cellist Nancy Critelli conceived the idea of a music festival in the Beartooth Mountains. The festival would provide an educational opportunity for music students and offer audiences a chance to hear live classical music. Nancy then co-founded the Red Lodge String Festival with violist James B. O’Brien. Red Lodge...
  • Despite rumors, the Red Lodge Community pool plans to open sometime next week (06/10-06/17) weather permitting . An exact date has not been set, but crews have been working on minor repairs: patching cracks, painting, and re-caulking the edges. "These are normal repairs for every year. The facilities are super old, but we're trying to...
  • Wildlife agents trapped and killed a mountain lion near Red Lodge on Thursday after it went after a small dog being walked by a woman in a rural subdivision. The 7-foot-long cat apparently had not eaten for some time because of a bad leg injury that would have prevented it from hunting, said Robert Gibson with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. ``...
  •   Similar to the MTV show The Real World, minus the drama and TV cameras, the Wholesome Food Farm interns were strangers at first, but have bonded as roommates, coworkers and band mates. Living in a quaint house in Bridger a few miles from the farm, Marguerite Jodry, Andrew Short, and Patrick Certain are eager about this opportunity to work...
  •   Carbon County 4H Shooting Sports has been busy this spring practicing and competing in State Tournaments. The Carbon County 4-H BB Gun teams just returned from the Jaycees Montana State BB Gun Championships held in Laurel, April 20th and 21st. The X-stremes team placed 3rd overall and have qualified to shoot at the Daisy National BB Gun...
  • The Joliet Garden Club has chosen June 21 as the date for the annual Flower Show and Luncheon to be held at the Joliet Community Center. Lunch will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Club members will be displaying plants and flowers from their gardens along with those from the Joliet Social Garden Club. Silent auction items will be available...
  • The art of Roberts resident, Richard Wallace, will be featured in the North Gallery at the Carbon County Arts Guild during the month of June. Wallace grew up in western Colorado on a farm. He went to schools there and on to Colorado State University. He received a degree in music education but continued to draw and paint and gain experience with...
  • Founder’s Day is honoring the Red Lodge Music Festival’s 50th Year Anniversary June 8 with historical tours and special music presentations beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Carbon County Historical Society and Museum. Fee free on Friday, June 7 as well as Saturday, June 8. A one hour historical walking tour of downtown Red Lodge will...
  •   Senator Jason Priest (R) held an open forum on Wednesday, May 29, at old Roosevelt School in Red Lodge to update the community about the past legislative session. He said he was “frustrated” with the inability to get more accomplished this session. He said the model was the 2011 session: “We cut 6 percent, we spent less,...
  •   Red Lodge lost a man who moved to our town and began immediately making a difference. John L. Toler was a moving force on the Beartooth Hospital board , serving from 2003 to 2011(2008-2010 as chair), very active in the revitalization of our local Elks Lodge, serving as Steward and serving on the Red Lodge Planning Board from 2004 to 2009....