Blackfoot Valley Dispatch - The Blackfoot Valley's News Source Since 1980

Lincoln man, former girlfriend dead in Great Falls murder/suicide

The Cascade County Sheriff/Coroner's office identified a Lincoln man and his former girlfriend as the victims of a murder-suicide in Great Falls Saturday morning. Great Falls Police, responded to... Full story

Three cubs rescued after female grizzly killed on Highway 200

Wildlife officials captured three grizzly bear cubs east of Lincoln after a female grizzly was struck and killed on Highway 200 early Tuesday morning, June 5. Jamie Jonkel, the Region 2 Wildlife... Full story

MTFWP investigating Ovando Grizzly activity

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is actively trying to capture two bears that have been hanging out in the Ovando area recently. A web camera at the Blackfoot Angler capture the bears on video June 5 ...

Musician and TDR rider Ben Weaver performing "music For Free" in Ovando

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route Trail, and in recognition of Ovando as the 2018 Montana Community of the Year for Tourism and Recreation, cyclist and...

Forest Service release draft HLCNF Draft Froest Plan Revison and Draft EIS for public comment

The Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest announced the release of its draft Forest Management Plan and draft environmental impact statement and the beginning of a 90-day public comment period on...

Work on UBMC cleanup set to resume this summer, public meeting planned

With work set to resume at the Upper Blackfoot Mining complex later this summer, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality is planning to give a presentation on the 2018 construction during the ...

Shifting perceptions

Historically, Lincoln hasn't had a great reputation among bicyclists. In a 2013 University of Montana analysis of bicycle tourism in Montana, Lincoln was one of just a few towns in the state singled...

Photo: Day on the Lake

The Lattin family takes advantage of the nice weather to paddle around on the clear blue green waters of Reservoir Lake near Beaver Creek Road Friday, June 8. Getting out into the lake also provided...

Travel plan and fire repairs mean "mega" Trail Crew for Lincoln Ranger District

For most Lincoln residents, the United States Forest Service Trail Crew- a work force responsible for keeping trails clear and usable - has been a fixture in and around the nearby back country for as ...

Becky Beard HD80 update

Headlines report positive statistics about our low unemployment rates, both nationally and statewide. The national report, as of June 1st, has the US unemployment rate at 3.8 percent, the lowest in...

Delivering a VA that listens to Veterans

For generations Montanans have signed up to serve our nation with pride, answering the call of duty during times of peace and times of war. In fact, more there are more veterans per capita in Montana ...

Dick Geary: Recovering from pneumonia and a few other things, and thankful for help

For most of my life I've considered myself to be a misanthrope, harboring a soft contempt for my fellow humans. I think that philosophy was a contrivance to protect my own fragile and shallow ego....

Mountaintop Musings

When I arrived at church this past Sunday, there were some there whose faith and emotions had been terribly upended. They had found out about the couple who had lived in Lincoln that had many struggles which resulted in their lives being shortened...

My Smart Mouth

Today is my sweetheart’s birthday. He was born exactly three weeks before me, which puts us both under the astrological sign of Gemini – a personality pairing that astrology assures me is either brilliant, or disastrous. Whether or not you set...

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