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 By Roger Dey    News    July 8, 2020 

Lack of mask use causes some concern about July 4th events

Last weekend, Lincoln became one of only a few communities in Montana to host an Independence Day parade, rodeo and fireworks this year, after most...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 1, 2020

July 4th events OK'd to move ahead

Social distancing and personal responsibility will be paramount during this year's annual Independence Day Parade and Lincoln Rodeo. Both events,...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    July 1, 2020

Mask-wearing recommended

Face coverings Recommended. Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance President Aaron Birkholz recommends using some type of mask or face covering during the upcoming holiday weekend to help prevent potential...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 1, 2020

Cleanup day at Station 4

Lincoln firefighters and volunteers spent most of the day Saturday cleaning out the Lincoln Rural Fire District's new Station 4, just north of the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 1, 2020

Lincoln Ambulance, Sheriff 's Office prepared for busy Fourth of July

With a number of July 4th events canceled around Montana, Lincoln stands to see a major influx of visitors hoping to experience a traditional Independence Day Parade and Rodeo. Christ Lewenight,...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    June 24, 2020

The Montana 500

Lincoln was the first pit stop for the vintage automobiles, which left from Helena at about 8 a.m. Monday and reached Lincoln at about 11 a.m. From...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 24, 2020

COVID-19 concerns change USFS approach to upcoming fire season

With fire season on the horizon, the Lincoln Ranger District is preparing to tackle wildfires in a different way. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 17, 2020

Coronavirus restrictions ripple into Ovando's summer

Summer in Ovando is shaping up to be a quiet one this year. Business has been picking up for the small community in the last two weeks, after the...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    June 17, 2020

Rangefinding

"It's a wind game," said Rich Debick as he described the key component of competitive shooting Saturday afternoon, June 13.* Gusty cross winds gave...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    June 17, 2020

Photos: Showtime

People were invited to bring chairs and enjoy the movie from the Lincoln School football field, or to watch it from their cars, with audio provided...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 17, 2020

Lincolnstock canceled, but community still gets a free dose of entertainment

The concern surrounding COVID-19 has led to the cancellation of Lincolnstock, the annual music festival held at Hooper Park that had been scheduled...

 
 By Roger Dey    Viewpoints    June 17, 2020

Moving ahead with changes for the BVD's future

There will be modifications coming to the way the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch does business, but like it or not, you're still stuck with us Rather than pull the plug on the BVD before it reaches its...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 10, 2020

Court decision allows Willow Creek Vegetation Project to move forward

A ruling in federal district court in Missoula last week rejected legal challenges to the Willow Creek Vegetation Project and cleared the way for...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    June 10, 2020

Graduation Day 2020

Stormy weather threatened the first outdoor graduation ceremonies in Lincoln last Saturday, but held off long enough for the Class of 2020 to bid...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 10, 2020

Rivera receives award, and recognition for promotion to Senior Deputy

Lincoln's resident Deputy Robert Rivera said he knew something was up when his whole family was at the Lincoln Government Day meeting June 5. Lewis...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    June 10, 2020

Dalton Bridge replacement formalized as MDT Project

Bridge Replacement The Dalton Mountain Bridge replacement is moving ahead under the Montana Department of Transportation, but construction of the new...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 10, 2020

Willow Creek project decision breakdown

The Alliance for Wild Rockies and Native Ecosystems Council filed suit challenging the Willow Creek Vegetation project June 14, 2019. Less than two weeks earlier, on June 3, they had filed a nearly id...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    June 10, 2020

PSW turns out for yearly Lambkin Park cleanup

More than 20 volunteers turned out to help with the annual Lambkin Park cleanup June 6. "This is probably the most I've ever seen," said new...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    June 10, 2020

Matt King On the Move

The Matt King House was moved last week to the property where it will be reassembled on the east end of Lincoln's Main Street. Work on a foundation...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 27, 2020

Photos: Remembering the fallen

Lincoln American Legion Post 9 held a short Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 25. The ceremony, a 21-shot volley followed by the playing of Taps and...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    May 27, 2020

HLCNF releases draft Forest Plan, final EIS

After six years of work, the Helena–Lewis and Clark National Forest released the draft record of decision and final Environmental Impact Statement for their 2020 Forest Plan Thursday, May 21. The...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    May 27, 2020

Mike Horse clean up enters home stretch

Heavy spring rains and runoff had the nascent Blackfoot River churning through its new channel near the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex Water...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    May 27, 2020

Mike Horse Creek Road will provide public access, but with hardened ford at Blackfoot

The old Mike Horse Creek Road is closed while the last of the remediation work in the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex is completed during the next two...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 20, 2020

Photos: Cemetery cleanup

Bonnie Shown, president of the Lincoln Cemetery District Board, said the May 16 cemetery cleanup was the first in two years. Flooding, high water and...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 20, 2020

Photos: Rifle Raffle

Lincoln Assistant Fire Chief Derek Perez enlisted his sons Ryan and Emmett to draw the winner of the raffle for the Henry Golden Boy rifle during a...

 

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