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 By Hope Quay    Columns    December 26, 2018

My Smart Mouth: Recipes, Memories and a Dash of Split Pea Soup

I don’t know about you, but my favorite thing about the holidays is the food. It’s something of an understatement to say that I like to eat. In fact, I would say a good portion of my life...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    December 5, 2018

My Smart Mouth: A disorder for the holiday season

Do you have small children who are destroying your life and your perfect tree this holiday season with their clumsily placed homemade ornaments? Do you, too, spend hours after they go to bed...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    December 5, 2018

Lighting up Lincoln for the holidays

Lincoln is lighting up as businesses and homes get into the holiday spirit. For many, beautifying the town this holiday season is its own reward, but...

 

School's new custodian brings his quirky sense of humor back to Lincoln

New Lincoln Schools part-time assistant custodian Jim Oly is no stranger to school hallways. A Drummond native, Oly was a janitor at Drummond school...

 

A horse called St. Nick

Ovando's annual Old West Christmas Fest wouldn't be complete without "Cowboy Claus" and his trusty horse, St. Nick. St. Nick has become a favorite of...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    November 21, 2018

My Smart Mouth: An ever lasting and ever changing Holiday

Every American school kid knows the story of the first Thanksgiving holiday, or at least the version of it referenced on cutesy holiday décor and in our first-grade lesson plans. The reality of the...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    November 14, 2018

My Smart Mouth: Vintage fashion, not vintage attitudes

By now, just about everyone in town is aware I am a vintage enthusiast. Most specifically, I have a passion for vintage clothing, but my love for the remnants of days gone by is not limited to...

 

Lincoln kids find support for skate park

When Lincoln Schools English teacher Philip Reed heard two of his students discussing Pearl Jam drummer Jeff Ament's skatepark project last year, he...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    October 31, 2018

Envision Lincoln catches attention of Lt. Gov., Main Street Montana Rural Partners

Trails, traffic, tourism and teamwork were all topics of discussion as Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney sat down with Lincoln stakeholders and Main Street...

 

Lewis and Clark Library brings interactive movie to Lincoln branch

The Lincoln branch of the Lewis & Clark Library hosted a free "interactive" screening of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Friday, Oct....

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    October 17, 2018

My Smart Mouth: Mercy Killing in the morning

Today I euthanized a chicken. Nothing starts the day like a little mercy killing before breakfast, right? In case you weren’t aware, chickens are by and large conscienceless, carnivorous little...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    October 10, 2018

Lincoln's new Grand Piano an important tool for music students

A Kawai grand piano purchased by Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild and intended for the use of the community and the park has taken up...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    October 10, 2018

My Smart Mouth: The return of decorative gourd season

We’ve reached the second week in October, and summer is over. Summer, that tantalizingly brief season of Vitamin D and seemingly endless evenings, officially ended at midnight on September 21 in Nor...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    October 3, 2018

Sculpture in the Wild Composer-in-Residence Adele O'Dwyer debuts original music inspired by native poetry and pathways

Composer Adele O'Dwyer wrapped up her 2018 stint as Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild Composer in Residence with a final concert Friday, Sept...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    October 3, 2018

Surveys to provide a look at BPSW visitors, their preferences and impact on local commerce

The Montana Office of Tourism and the University of Montana are collaborating with Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild to gather data about who...

 

BPSW's Festival in the Wild highlights music, continued community support

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild welcomed fall with Festival in the Wild 2018, a weekend program of events and music celebrating the...

 

BPSW Education Program looks at the ever-changing nature of the sculpture park

The ephemeral nature of art and beauty is an important theme of Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild's 2018 education program, according to BPSW...

 

My Smart Mouth: Sustainable Fashion

One buzzword that seems to be getting a lot of airtime these days is “sustainability.” Most often, the word is used to mean the responsible maintenance of the world in which we live, so that the...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    September 5, 2018

My Smart Mouth: The Unabomber and respect

The 2016 20-year anniversary of the capture of the Unabomber, and the recent presence of film crews in Lincoln have prompted a renewed interest and a...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    August 29, 2018

The enduring allure of vintage fashion

As I scrambled to organize and finalize the details on 70 outfits the night before the second annual Heritage Day Vintage Fashion Show, I couldn't...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    August 15, 2018

Arts Festival grows as organizers continue working on improvements

Despite temperatures in the 90's and a brief rainstorm on Saturday, Lincoln's second annual Arts Festival seemed to go off without a hitch last...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    August 1, 2018

My Smart Mouth: The Allure of Other People's Junk

What is it about other people's junk that so enthralls us? I was asking myself that question last Friday as my family and I began our second circuit...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    July 18, 2018

Powerhouse sees enthusiastic response since opening in June

Just a few months ago, work on Rick Freeland's dream of a non-profit fitness and recreation center for Lincoln had just begun. Now, Freeland and his...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    July 11, 2018

Lincoln Community Hall marks a century with events through town

The Lincoln Community Hall celebrated the historic building's hundredth year as the heart of Lincoln last weekend with entertainment, exhibits and...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    June 13, 2018

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 fix...

 

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