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 By Roger Dey    News    July 17, 2019 

Rally in the Valley Rumbles into Lincoln

After a one-year hiatus, the Lincoln Bike Rally returned to town, bringing the thunder with it. Under the direction and organization of the Tenacious...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 17, 2019 

Lincoln-based USFS fire crew fights major Alaska fire

Ten firefighters based at the Lincoln Ranger District deployed to Alaska last week to help combat a major wildfire on the Kenai Peninsula. The Helena...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 17, 2019 

2019 BPSW artist Stuart Frost visits Lincoln

Most descriptions of Stuart Ian Frost's work sound like a narrative of the very idea upon which Blackfoot Pathway's: Sculpture in the Wild itself was...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 17, 2019 

Crash course: Local firefighters conduct extrication training

The ability to remove an injured person from a wrecked car as quickly and safely as possible is a critical skill for firefighters who serve in towns...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    July 17, 2019 

Legion debuts latest donation to Post 9 at Lincoln Bike Rally

A recent donation to Lincoln American Legion Post 9 made its debut at the Lincoln Bike Rally last weekend. The 12-foot, double-axle trailer, donated...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 10, 2019

67th Annual Lincoln Rodeo Rides On

This year's Lincoln Rodeo faced its share of challenges. Their longtime stock contractor, Pistol Creek Rodeo*, moved on from supplying stock for the...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 10, 2019

Independence Day Parade draws big crowd to 'Nicest Place in Montana'

Everybody loves a parade When New Zealanders Andrew and Diane Scott rode into Ovando July 3, they didn't know they'd be "international ambassadors"...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 10, 2019

Small brush fire knocked down quickly, but a reminder of coming fire season

A small brush fire near Stemple Pass Road Thursday singed grasses and sagebrush along Poorman Creek but didn't cause any major damage. Mona...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 10, 2019

Doffing her hat: Mrs. 'Hat Man' says farewell

For nearly three decades, a converted horse trailer filled with cowboy hats has been a popular fixture at the Lincoln Rodeo, but nothing lasts...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 10, 2019

Lighting up the night sky for the 4th of July

The Annual July 4th Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce fireworks show lit up the sky over Lincoln for more than 10-minutes on Independence Day. This...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 3, 2019

Lincoln School loses POUNCE after school, summer program funding

Lincoln School's POUNCE Program, which for ten years has offered after school programs throughout the school year and educational, cultural and...

 
 By Roger Dey    Columns    July 3, 2019

Barbecue fundraiser benefits planned skate park

A barbecue fundraiser to benefit the planned Lincoln Skatepark drew an estimated 200-300 people to Hooper park Saturday, June 29 to support efforts...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 3, 2019

Birdseye View of Lincoln Valley Public Lands Proposal Area

A flight over the Lincoln Valley and surrounding mountains provided a different perspective on the legislative proposal unveiled last month by the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 26, 2019

Lawsuit filed against Willow Creek Vegetation Project

The Alliance for Wild Rockies and the Native Ecosystems Council filed suit last week in federal district court to halt implementation of the Willow...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    June 26, 2019

Fire Drill

The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department took advantage of an empty house at 728 Main Street in Lincoln to conduct real-world training Saturday, June...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 26, 2019

Weekly Concert Series, events on tap BPSW in July, August

Music is back on the slate this year at Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild with series of free weekly concerts in the Delaney Mill TeePee...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    June 26, 2019

Tin Lizzie Tour: Rocky Mountain Model T Club bases June Tour out of Lincoln

The Rocky Mountain Model T Club gave residents from Lincoln to Philipsburg a glimpse into the past and at the most ubiquitous car in history. The...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    June 19, 2019

Checking out: Sherri Wood ends 36-year tenure as Lincoln's librarian

Ronald Reagan was President, no one had heard of the internet and deer were more of a traffic problem in Lincoln than cars, trucks or semis when...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 19, 2019

Cause of local man's death released

Two and a half months after local fisherman James Savstrom, 70, was found dead on the Blackfoot River west of Lincoln, the state crime has lab...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    June 19, 2019

Photos: Lambkin Park Clean Up

Reminders of the Lambkin Park clean up day brought in seven volunteers, including Zach Muse and Markj Christian. A lack of younger volunteers and...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 12, 2019

PureView votes to end partnership with Lewis and Clark County in 2020

The PureView Health Center board of directors voted June 5 to end its 25-year partnership with Lewis and Clark County and strike out on its own as an...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 12, 2019

DEQ provides update on UBMC cleanup plans

With cleanup work at the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex set to resume next week, representatives of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality,...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 12, 2019

Heritage Tourism Council recognizes 'Montana Memory, Re-imagining Delaney Sawmill Teepee Burner" with historic preservation award

The Lewis and Clark County Heritage Tourism Council honored Kevin O'Dwyer and Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild this week with a 2019 Historic...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    June 12, 2019

To the Market

The first Lincoln Farmers Market, organized by Envision Lincoln members, received a warm welcome Friday, June 7 as community members showed up to...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 5, 2019

Lincoln Valley Public Lands Proposal detailed at first public meeting

Members of the Upper Blackfoot Working Group unveiled their final draft of the Lincoln Valley Public Lands Proposal at a meeting in Lincoln last...

 

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