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 By Roger Dey    News    April 8, 2021 

Discussion of Hwy 200 role in drug trafficking dominates April Government Day meeting

During the April 2 Lincoln Government Day meeting, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton provided a stark reminder about Highway 200's role as an...

 By Roger Dey    News    April 1, 2021

Lincoln Fire Rescue hosts Basic Wildland Firefighting class

Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue hosted firefighters from five other districts last weekend for a Basic Wildland Firefighter course sponsored by the...

 By Roger Dey    Features    April 1, 2021

For 25 years Lincoln has been more than 'home of the Unabomber'

Most years, April 3 passes unnoticed, but it's a significant date in Lincoln's history that brings a renewed interest in the community every five or...

 By Roger Dey    News    April 1, 2021

Phase 2 of vaccination plan begins

Starting April 1, Lewis and Clark Public Health will begin Phase 2 of the vaccination plan, providing vaccinations for all eligible residents. ."A... Full story

 By Roger Dey    Features    April 1, 2021

April 3, 1996

Editor's note 2021: The BVD originally published this story, a look back at the arrest of Teoheodore Kaczynski 20 years later, in our March 31, 2016....

 By Roger Dey    Features    April 1, 2021

Reporters and Revelations

Editors Note 2021: This story, looking back 20 years later at the media deluge following Ted Kaczynski's arrest and the aftermath, ran in our April...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 25, 2021

Envision Lincoln awarded master planning grants, considers formalizing as a nonprofit

The future of downtown planning and revitalization took a major step forward this week with the notification that Lincoln has been awarded a Montana...

 By Roger Dey    Community    March 25, 2021

LVFR Easter Egg Hunt to return to Hooper Park

Easter is just a little more than a week away, and Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue is bringing back their traditional Easter Egg Hunt at Hooper Park....

 By Roger Dey    News    March 25, 2021

Donut and Tater make the move into town

Justin McDonough and David 'Tater' Davis expect to have their businesses up and running in town this week, taking over the long-empty repair shop...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 18, 2021

COVID Relief

Lewis and Clark Public Health lifted all COVID-19 restrictions - except the countywide masking mandate - Friday morning March 12 after the county fell... Full story

 By Roger Dey    School    March 18, 2021

School rebuffs funds raised from politically charged baseball caps, draws 'cancel culture' criticism

Lincoln Public School's response to the sale of politically-charged baseball caps last month has led to charges that cancel culture and political...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 11, 2021

Standoff near Lincoln ends peacefully, results in two assault with weapon charges

A Lincoln man arrested Tuesday, March 2 following a standoff with Lewis and Clark County deputies was released on his own recognizance March 3 after...

 By Roger Dey    Features    March 11, 2021

Vintage snowmobile show and fun run brings classic sleds back to Lincoln's trails

The sights and sounds of vintage snowmobiles around Lincoln Saturday hearkened back to the towns days as one of Montana's earliest snowmobile...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 11, 2021

Transformer failure blacks out Lincoln

A failed transformer at the Landers Fork substation knocked out power to most of the Lincoln valley Saturday night. The failure cut power to 1,321...

 By Roger Dey    Features    March 4, 2021

Snow Warriors, DAV host Moonlight Fun Run

A brief but intense snowstorm blew through the Lincoln Valley Saturday afternoon, dropping about a half-inch of new snow across the landscape just a...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 4, 2021

Second COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Lincoln goes smoothly

Lincoln's second drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic saw about 100 people show up to receive a dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Lewis and Clark...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 4, 2021

Lincoln man faces felony charges for threatening deputy, stalking family

Lincoln's second drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic saw about 100 people show up to receive a dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Lewis and Clark...

 By Roger Dey    Community    March 4, 2021

Remember avalanche awareness, preparedness

Ponderosa Snow Warriors President Forest Mercill reminds snowmobilers that avalanche safety should be at the forefront of their minds as they head out...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 4, 2021

Standoff near Lincoln ends peacefully

LINCOLN - Lewis and Clark County deputies arrested a Lincoln man Tuesday morning, March 2, and charged him with two counts of assault with a weapon... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    February 25, 2021

UBVCC hears update on Lincoln Prosperity Proposal, speed zones

Lincoln Prosperity During last week's Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council meeting, the council heard from Jordan Reeves of the Wilderness...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 25, 2021

Woman injured in snowmobile accident

The Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance and Lincoln Fire Rescue responded to a snowmobile accident about a mile east of the Ponderosa Snow Warriors clubhouse...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 25, 2021

Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue debuts pair of new response vehicles

Two new emergency response vehicles have been turning heads in Lincoln in the last week. Taking advantage of a grant program using CARES Act funding...


LVCC reorganizes board, looks to refocus efforts

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce ended their February meeting with two new board members, a re-organized board and new focus on promoting Lincoln. Tammy Jordan and Bob Weatherston, who chose to...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 18, 2021

Stonewall Road easement issue resolved

A public access easement agreement approved by the Lewis and Clark County Commission during the Feb. 5 Lincoln Government Day brought an end to...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 18, 2021

County mask mandate remains as LCPH loosens some COVID restrictions, moves to new vaccine distribution tier

Governor Greg Gianforte last week announced his order allowing the statewide mask mandate that has been in place since July 15 to expire, but a mask o... Full story


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