Hello Montana – DSVS 2023
DSVS is a non-profit organization offering domestic and sexual violence services. They are the only program providing this service in Stillwater and Carbon Counties. The service is primarily focused on three areas: Community Response, Direct Services and Prevention Education.
red lodge, MT Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of red lodge..
New Laurel Albertsons store set to open Feb. 2
The Laurel Albertsons store is scheduled to open in February 2024. Mayor Dave Waggoner said Laurel building inspector Jason Gonzalez was informed that the store will open on Feb. 2, 2024. Laurel residents have been eagerly watching the construction taking place on the new store, located at 205 S. First Ave. Laurel has been without a true grocery store since May 2022 when Reese & Ray's IGA closed its doors. Store fixtures were auctioned off and the remodel soon started to convert the space into Albertsons.
Bridger VB Sweeps Roberts
It was a great day for the Bridger Scouts on Saturday, Sept. 23. Coach Lena Kallevig said, "We beat Roberts 25-7, 25-20, 25-17!" It was a clean sweep with the Bridger Scouts beating back a 25-20 challenge in the second game.
Barnes outlines his priorities for Red Lodge
Bill Barnes held a Meet and Greet at Pizza Co. last week and outlined his plans for the town should he win the Red Lodge mayoral race. Barnes has lived in Red Lodge for over 20 years and said he has seen 7 mayors take up the challenge.
Rural Montana libraries remain positive after state leaves national organization
In July, Montana State Library Commissioners voted 5-1 to withdraw from the American Library Association. What does that mean for rural libraries across the state?
Rams Remain Undefeated Rams move to 5-0 after an away win against formidable Huntley Project
As the weather begins to cool off the Red Lodge Rams heat up. Coming off a 40-0 win at home against the Joliet J-Hawks the previous week, the Red Lodge Rams put up another win against the Huntley Project Red Devils and the team moves closer to a visit to the state championship.
Fowl Play: Turkey Causes RL Outage
Sometimes, it’s best to see the humor in things. On Friday, Sept. 22, Red Lodge experienced an outage in the afternoon. People were upset and NorthWestern Energy was on the job trying to find the cause. They were successful later that day. As far as determining what the cause was, it may surprise locals that it was not the usual heavy wind or snow event this time.
Laurel legislator files suit against Department of Revenue for over-taxing
Laurel state senator Brad Molnar has filed a class action complaint against the Montana Department of Revenue, alleging that it is collecting at least $80 million too much from Montana homeowners. Molnar, R-Laurel, filed the complaint on Sept. 26 in Montana Thirteenth Judicial District Court in Billings. The complaint alleges...
Columbus holds off Jefferson 26-16 to stay undefeated
COLUMBUS- In their toughest test this season, the Columbus Cougars held off Jefferson 26-16 to improve to 5-0 this season. Columbus took a commanding lead in the first quarter after Mason Meier slipped a couple tackles, bounced outside and found the endzone to put Columbus in front 12-0. Then Meier...
Falcons Flutter to Custer/Hysham-Melstone
The Fromberg Falcons played Custer/Hysham-Melstone on Sept. 23. They lost 6-53. Better luck on Sept. 29 with Reed Point/Rapelje!
Hello Montana – Beartooth Recreation Tours Association
Beartooth Recreation Tours Association is an organization that preserves the non-motorized trails along the Beartooth front. They also offer Nordic Skiing and will be hosting Gear Swap on 11/18 at the Red Lodge Civic Center. They are also looking for volunteers to help with trail work in Red Lodge.
Section of Beartooth Highway will close temporarily Sept.30 due to forecasted winter weather
RED LODGE, Mont.- Beartooth Highway (US-212) between Long Lake barricade will temporarily close on September 30th at 3 PM due to forecasted winter weather conditions. The Beartooth Highway closes annually in early October, weather dependent. Crews will evaluate conditions and will reopen the highway as conditions allow. You can check...
Mustangs run away from J-Hawks 52-36, Shepherd improves to 5-1
JOLIET- The Shepherd Mustangs ran away from the Joliet J-Hawks to win 52-36 and improve to 5-1 this season. Holding a 15-7 lead in the second quarter, Joliet found paydirt in a touchdown pass from Kaden Juhnke to Townes Catron to pull within one point. The Mustangs answered with a...
Red Lodge Senior Center
This month’s forum is titled The Threats to Democracy and will be held Tuesday, Oct 3rd at the Senior Center. Pre-dinner seating begins at 4:30 PM, dinner service begins at 5:30 PM, and the presentation begins at 6 PM.
Good People Exist
On Sunday Sept.24th, I drove 15 miles to Red Lodge Beartooth Market to get a few things with my son and realized at check out that I had not grabbed my checkbook and had no money. I was in disbelief & shock & embarrassment. A woman I did not know appeared out of nowhere and handed me $20.00 and asked me if that would help. Yes it did! I cried all the way home. I want her to know that I too am a person who tries to always pay it forward! You revalidated the normality in that belief. Thank you for that. You are included in my & son’s prayers every night!
J-Hawks Pounce on Roundup 48-6
On Friday, Sept. 22, the Joliet J-Hawks met Roundup and rolled over them, 48-6. It was the kind of day you dream about. Townes Catron (28) blasted through the field for 71 yards and 4 touchdowns. Kyler Lind had a great day with 4.5 tackles and 2 sacks. Coach George...
Bridger Finds Their First Win Against Shields Valley
Bridger Scouts find their first win of the season against Shields Valley. Bridgerquarterback Gage Goltz threw nine touchdown passes to account for all of the Scouts scoring and led the team to their first win of the season 55-29 against the Rebels.
Laurel Municipal Airport looks to the future
On September 26, the Laurel Municipal Airport was the scene for an open house event which gave the public an opportunity to take a look at the facility's plans for the future. The airport is nearing completion of a master plan, which will eventually lead to upgraded hangar space, runways, and other improvements. The Airport Master Plan is a vital component of making sure that Laurel's airport meets space requirements to accommodate different styles of aircraft and expansion of the facility.
Painting class with live goats is big hit at High Plains Brewing
In the eight years, Jill Jussila-Patterson has been offer paint and sip classes, she never once had to rescue a phone from a goat. Teaching a goat painting class at High Plains Brewing in Laurel last month was a first in many areas, one of which was getting the most laughs. Nigerian goats Willie and Oscar, Nigerian dwarf goats, who are owned by Kaylee Jacobson, who is the daughter of High Plains' Brenda Frank. They spent the first hour of class braying softly and staying close to Jacobson and her daughter, who were part of the class. Apparently when Willie and Oscar became more accustomed to the people and their surroundings, they got a little naughty, Jussila-Patterson said.