Monthly archive

November, 2013

  • The Red Lodge Ski Mountain opened its doors today and was greeted with 1,300 skiers and snowboarder ready to take off. One skier said, "Considering the conditions it's a lot of fun. Not too hard not too slushy." Those there can use 6 lifts, Triple Chair, Miami Beach, Magic Carpet, Willow Creek, Grizzly Peak, and Cole Creek. There are...
  • The trustee overseeing the Southern Montana Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. (Southern) bankruptcy was removed by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher, Tuesday, Nov. 26, in an unexpected move that could lead to the breakup of the troubled co-op and the sale of assets including a power plant near Great Falls. Beartooth...
  • Red Lodge City Council has followed Bridger's lead and voted unanimously at Tuesday evening's council meeting to approve a Family Dollar Store at the northwest corner of Robinson Lane and Broadway. The store will cover a total area of 42,028 sq ft, with the building being 8,400 sq ft. There will be parking for 44 cars. The store will be...
  • Winter Storytime at RLCL Join Miss Kathryn for Winter Storytime on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:15 AM. Children and their caregivers are invited to explore stories through books, movement, and a craft. Call 446-1905 with questions. Library programs are free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Red Lodge Friends of the Library. Affordable Care...
  • Bridger’s 3rd and 4th grade classes had audiences smiling with their performance of “The Turkeys go on Strike” play and musical. On Thurs. Nov. 21, the students dressed as different Thanksgiving staples including: turkeys, pilgrims, squash, football players and cranberry sauce, and sang a light-hearted, yet insightful...
  • On Nov 20, the Red Lodge School board met to hear public discussion about sustainability initiatives, report on administrative issues and review other action items. After a presentation from Red Lodge Science teachers, Kate Belinda and Pam Nell about their recent workshop from UnCommon Sense: business leadership for a sustainable future program,...
  • Roughly 1% of the 579,678 members of the National FFA Organization compete in Career Development Events each year at the annual National FFA Convention. Two weeks ago, Joliet FFA had two teams compete in these National Career Development Events. Brittany Wetstein, Tanya Seymour, Emily Jones, and Teal Hatten participated in the Floriculture CDE...
  • The Beartooth Elks #534 Lodge held its annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Civic Center. Over 600 students participated in contests at the schools in Carbon and Stillwater counties. Each school sent its winners on to the competition in Red Lodge. The winners and runner-ups were: Boys: 8-9 Lane Fester(Absarokee); Mason Meir (Columbus) 10-...