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 By Kate Radford    Features    April 8, 2021 

April is Citizen Science Month

Every April, professional scientists and amateurs alike celebrate Citizen Science Month. Citizen science is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary...

 
 By Kate Radford    Features    April 1, 2021

The Wheels on The Bus...

Lincoln has a new smaller bus to help transport students. It joined the three larger buses last spring as part of the D&L Bus fleet owned by Laurie...

 

Lincoln Blood drives sees surge in donations during last year

The American Red Cross comes up to Lincoln every eight weeks to host a blood drive. If you've donated at one of these drives in the last two years,...

 

Nature Pick: Buttercups and Bluebirds

With sunshiny days and warm weather, it's difficult not to start thinking about spring. One of the first harbingers of spring in the Lincoln Valley...

 

'Ted K' debuts in Berlin

The new movie "Ted K," directed by Tony Stone, debuted Mar. 1 in Berlin at Berlinale, the 71st Berlin International Film Festival. The film stars...

 

Becky's Big Buck

When Jen Dailey and her daughter-in-law Becky went in search of a big buck a friend had told them about, they didn't know the buck they found would be...

 

Heritage House introducing bulk food

The Montana Heritage House planned to make their new bulk offerings available on Mar 1. The bulk offerings are part of an ongoing effort by the...

 

Grant to help fund Matt King House roof

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society received a grant from the Lincoln Valley Community Foundation in January to continue reconstruction of...

 

Fundraising underway for new Lincoln Loggers Wrestling Club mats

The Lincoln Loggers Wrestling Club has seen many successes since it started in 2016, placing twice as a team at State Little Guy Wrestling...

 

Pete Sitch Basketball Tournament canceled for second year, Fireman's Ball to be rescheduled

The coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on long-standing community events. The Pete Sitch Memorial Basketball Tournament, which usually...

 

Arts Council, Historical Society bring back Olga Perkl pasties for joint fundraising effort

The Lincoln Council for the Arts and the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society have banded together for a local fundraiser selling pasties using Olga Perkl’s recipe. The fundraiser came to...

 

Veteran Highlight" Bill O'Neill

Bill O'Neill graduated from Ronan High School and was drafted into the Army in September of 1953, when he was 18 years old. O'Neill was inducted in...

 

Lincoln students take part in BPA competition

Lincoln high school students participated in the Business Professionals of America virtual regional competition Jan. 27. BPA strives to "develop and...

 

Library providing access to digital magazines at no charge

The Lincoln Branch of the Lewis & Clark Library has long offered digital materials for patrons to check out, including ebooks, streaming movies, music, and audiobooks. This week, the library...

 

Nature Pick: Fireweed

Fireweed, or Chamerion angustifolium, is a native species found throughout Canada and in the vast majority of the United States, except for...

 

FWP donation gives Lincoln High School wildlife class insight into Montana's animals

Lincoln School's wildlife class received a donation of eight wildlife cameras this fall from Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, which helped them to...

 

Leather and Fur Traders offer a unique shopping experience

Heidi Ressie opened Lincoln Leather and Fur Traders at 206 Main St. in Lincoln this past October and offers a wide variety of goods. An avid lifelong...

 

Lincoln Schools Science Circus gets virtual

Lincoln's junior high and high school students participate in a Science Circus every two years, and this year, community members can see all the...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    January 21, 2021

Weed District board still lacks Lincoln representative

The Lincoln position on the Lewis and Clark County Weed District board has been open for well over a year, said County Commissioner Jim McCormick, who serves on the board. A Lincoln representative...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    January 14, 2021

Race to the Sky canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The Race to the Sky board met on Jan. 10 to make final decisions about the race and whether or not to proceed. "We canceled for this year because of...

 

Optomist club fundraiser a success

The Blackfoot Valley Optimist Club held a successful fundraiser over the Christmas holidays and is looking forward to new events and opportunities...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    January 7, 2021

Rolfe sworn in; brings private sector experience to County Commission

Lewis and Clark County Com-missioner Tom Rolfe was sworn in Dec. 29, 2020 for his first term. Rolfe, who was elected to the position Susan Good Geise...

 

BPSW looking ahead to busy, productive 2021

Blackfoot Pathways Sculpture in the Wild looks forward to a full event season in 2021, after the cancellation and postponement of last year’s events and artists due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BSPW wi...

 

The path to Lincoln Gulch Engraving and Leatherworks

Heidi and Jim Agner have lived in Lincoln since 2013 and are the husband and wife duo behind Lincoln Gulch Engraving and Leatherworks. They live with...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    December 31, 2020

Hooper Park receives donation

Hooper Park in Lincoln recently received an anonymous $3,000 donation. “They wanted half of it to go to the skatepark, enhancing the skatepark, the other half to the park itself,” said Nyle...

 

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