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  • Looking back at 9/11

    Rogeer Dey, BVD|Updated Sep 8, 2021

    Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, Al Qaeda terror attacks that cost the lives of 2,997 Americans. The attacks in New York and Washington DC were more than 2000 miles away from Montana, but they brought the country together in a way that seems almost impossible today. The BVD talked to several people around Lincoln about their thoughts 20 years later. People who are old enough to remember the morning of Sept.11, 2001 can tell you exactly where they...

  • Lincoln Schools modify COVID-19 protocols for upcoming school year

    Rogeer Dey, BVD|Updated Aug 11, 2021

    Lincoln Public Schools won't be requiring students to wear masks when they return to school Aug. 23, but some of the COVID-19 protocols from last year remain. Superintendent Jen Packer discussed the school's protocols with the Lincoln School Board during at their Aug. 9 meeting. There is strong agreement among local state, county and federal agencies that students need to return to in person learning, but the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases related to the Delta Variant threw a...

  • County Commissioners discuss mail-in ballot decision at Lincoln Gov't Day

    Rogeer Dey, BVD|Updated Sep 10, 2020

    The Lewis and Clark County Commission’s decision to conduct voting by mail for the 2020 general election dominated the Sept. 4 Lincoln Government Day meeting, the first held here since June. At their Aug. 13 meeting in Helena, the commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to conduct the Nov. 3 election as a “mail ballot election with an in-person voting option.” The decision came one week after Gov. Steve Bullock authorized Montana’s counties to hold the election by mail to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Nationa...