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 By Kate Radford    A & E

Art & Music festival returns

The Lincoln Arts & Music Festival is set to return Aug. 14 and 15 after a hiatus last year due to COVID-19. The event is scheduled to include music and other performances on... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    A & E

A foot stompin' good time returns to Grantier Barn

The Lincoln Council for the Arts sponsored the annual Barn Dance this year on Aug. 13. As in years past, the dance took place at Eddie Grantier's barn, and this year, it featured... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    A & E

Montana Poet Laureates to draw inspiration from BPSW, work with Lincoln students

Each September, Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild invites artists, composers, musicians, and other creators to Lincoln as part of the Artist in Residency program. This... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    Outdoors

Kolves donate groomer to Ponderosa Snow Warriors

The Ponderosa Snow Warriors received a new groomer this year, donated by Glen and Marge Kolve. The new groomer belongs to the snowmobile club and will give them access to two... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    A & E

Brolly begins residency at Sculpture in the Wild

Michael Brolly is one of two featured artists-in-residence at Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild this year, and he will be in Lincoln for a three week residency throughout... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    A & E

BPSW Education program encompasses array of arts

Every fall, Lincoln students get the opportunity to work with visiting artists and creators during the artist residencies held by Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild. This... — Updated 8/31/2022

 

Nature Pick: Rubber Rabbitbrush

"Ahead was an ocean of rabbit brush bursting with yellow blossoms. The prairie under hoof was lavender in the dimming light." – Sarah Bird, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen The... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    A & E

Emerging Artist Beth Korth brings avian whimsy to BPSW

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild introduced Beth Korth, this year’s emerging artist-in-residence, Sunday, Sept. 6 during the Artist-in-Residence Reception at the Teepee B... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    A & E

Local artists on display this weekend for Tour of the Arts

Alpine Artisans' annual Tour of the Arts, highlighting artists in the Blackfoot and Seeley-Swan Valleys, is scheduled for Oct. 9 and 10 this year to take advantage of the autumn... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    A & E

The Big Read returns in November

The Lewis & Clark Library plans to host their 15th annual National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in November featuring the poetry book An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo. "Big Read... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    Outdoors

A little batty

International Bat Week is celebrated annually on the last week of October, from the 24-31. Organized by Bat Conservation International and in partnership with groups like Montana Fi... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    Outdoors

Nature Picks: Cranberries and Sundews

The Thanksgiving holiday is commonly associated with food, and while turkey is often the main dish, cranberries, Vaccinium macrocarpon, are a complimentary side. Cranberries grow... — Updated 8/31/2022

 
 By Kate Radford    Community

Lincoln Resource Map being developed by mILp, RTC: Rural

Montana Independent Living Project (mILp) and the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities at the University of Montana (RTC: Rural) are developing a communit... — Updated 12/29/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Features

For nearly a decade, Sam's Hope has helped kids with childhood illnesses and people in need in Lincoln

Lincoln nonprofit Sam's Hope was originally started to help support those battling childhood cancer. Since its inception in 2012, Sam's Hope has grown to support people battling any... — Updated 12/15/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Features

Santa's Workshop gets a hand from Optimist Club

Nearly 100 kids and their families descended on the Lincoln School Gym to make crafts and holidays gifts at the annual Santa's Workshop Dec. 4. Hosted by the Lincoln Council for... — Updated 12/15/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Community

Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

The Lincoln Community United Methodist Church has a new pastor who provides services for the community every other Sunday at 10:30 a.m. "I've been feeling the call to ministry my... — Updated 11/17/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    News

Annual Community Benefit postponed

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce has decided to postpone their annual Community Benefit, which is usually held the first weekend in November. This is the second year that the... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    School

Teacher Feature: Cailey DenBoer

Lincoln School District's new first grade teacher, Cailey DenBoer, grew up in Lincoln and is excited to return to the town as an educator. DenBoer attended school in Lincoln from... — Updated 9/29/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Features

Fashion and fun at UBVHS Heritage Day

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society hosted the annual Lincoln Heritage Day last Saturday with approximately 125 attendees. The event highlights Lincoln's history, and... — Updated 8/26/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Features

Annual Clothing Giveaway has banner year

Lincoln's annual Clothing Giveaway started Aug. 1 in the Lincoln Community Hall and had extended hours this year. Organizers are looking at ways to make the event even more... — Updated 8/11/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Community

Montana Independent Living Project specialist to visit Lincoln next week

The Montana Independent Living Project, which provides a variety of services to promote independence for people living with disabilities in southwestern Montana, has recently... — Updated 8/4/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    News

Petition signatures needed to move RID chip seal projects forward

Two petitions to fund chip sealing on Lincoln’s hard surface streets continue to be available to residents living in the Lincoln and Lambkins Rural Improvement Districts. If 20 percent or more of property owners in the RIDs sign... — Updated 8/4/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Features

Paws Inn provides pet boarding services for animals large and small

Rayna Thompson opened Paws Inn Pet Boarding in Lincoln on June 7. "I used to babysit dogs around town here when I was in high school," said Thompson, who has worked in boarding... — Updated 7/28/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    Community

Annual Hooper Park Flea Market sees busy comeback

The annual Hooper Park Flea Market returned to Lincoln last weekend with a near record-setting number of vendors booked. Forty-five of the 50 vendors booked for the sale showed up,... — Updated 7/21/2021

 
 By Kate Radford    News

Stage 1 Fire restrictions go into effect throughout region; some exceptions in Lincoln area for now

Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest instituted Stage 1 fire restrictions throughout the forest beginning Friday, July 9 at 12:01 a.m., with the exception of the Lincoln Ranger... — Updated 7/13/2021

 

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