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Ovando named Montana Tourism Community of the Year

The small, rural community of Ovando went head to head with the cities of Helena and Butte and came out on top as it was named Montana's 2018 Community of the Year. Ovando earned recognition for its...

Explosion knocks unoccupied building off foundation, ignites small blaze

An explosion caused by a propane leak damaged an unoccupied home along Highway 200 Sunday morning. Firefighters with Lincoln Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at a vacant home along Highway...

Lincoln hosts Bob Marshall Complex LAC Meeting

The job of making sure wilderness areas still offer visitors a degree of solitude ironically takes a lot of people talking to one another. For 30 years, Forest Service personnel from five Ranger...

Spring-ish

Spring seems to finally be here, but last week's snow storm made it look like winter hadn't given up on...

On Her Own Terms

A presentation on the life of one of Lincoln's most colorful characters visited the Community Hall last week. Sponsored by the Montana Historical Society and the Lewis and Clark Library the...

BLM should reject APR plan that would destroy Montana rangeland

The radical proposal by the American Prairie Reserve (APR) to fundamentally shift long-established grazing practices on 250,000 acres of public property ought to be rejected by the Bureau of Land Management. Not only would the proposal cause...

The tragedy of Bullock's budget cuts

There is a real tragedy of Governor Steve Bullock’s deep cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services budget: He didn’t have to make them. On multiple occasions Bullock could have sided with protecting Montana’s most vulnerable...

Preparing for a 21st Century Prom

Junior Prom. As life events go, it's probably one of the most anticipated and memorable events of any student's high school experience. But prom's don't just happen. They take a lot of coordination, ...

No more blind faith

It's like this. I'm now bankrupt in one country and stone broke in another. That takes some work. I've written about Beré. She works in the restaurant on the weekends and occasionally other holidays. When I first arrived here, I took note of the...

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