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 By Roger Dey    Community 

Public meeting scheduled to discuss RID assessment increase

The Lewis and Clark County Public Works Department is hosting a public meeting to discuss a proposed increase to the assessments that fund both the Lincoln and Lambkin Rural... — Updated 6/8/2023

 By Roger Dey    Features

Matt Rosendale shares his thoughts on a variety of issues with the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch during recent visit to Lincoln

Following a May 1 tour of the Hi Country Snack Food facility to kick off Small Business Week, Rep. Matt Rosendale stopped by the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch office for a short... — Updated 5/16/2023

 By Roger Dey    Outdoors

Grizzlies drawn to attractants in Lincoln Springs area

Spring is in full swing and bears are on the move across western Montana, and the activities of a distinctive female Grizzly and a pair of three-year-old subadults in the Lincoln... — Updated 5/3/2023

 By Roger Dey    Community

Community Hall, Chamber of Commerce co-sponsoring Community Social

The Lincoln Community Hall and Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a “ Get to know your community & neighbors social” April 14 at the Hall. The two organizations... — Updated 3/30/2023

 By Roger Dey    Features

BPSW welcomes new Executive Director

LINCOLN, Mont. – The new year brought with it a new executive director for Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild. Jenny Bevill officially stepped into the leadership role for... — Updated 3/8/2023

 By Roger Dey    Features

Positive Movement

It's been nearly eight years since Heritage Timber of Bonner disassembled the historic Matt King ranch house and moved it from its original location east of Sucker Creek Road.... — Updated 3/2/2023

 By Roger Dey    Features

Royer earns seventh Race to the Sky 300 win

Seeley Lake’s Jessie Royer brought home her seventh 300-mile Race to the Sky win Monday, Feb. 13, crossing the finish line at the Hi Country arch at 7:40 p.m., more than an hour... — Updated 2/16/2023

 By Roger Dey    Outdoors

Kids learn snowmobile safety

Kids on snowmobiles zipped back and forth across the meadow below the Ponderosa Snow Warriors clubhouse as part of a Snowmobile Safety Education Course, Saturday, Jan. 14. Six kids... — Updated 1/19/2023

 By Roger Dey    News

Fire Department upgrades to newer fire engine

Lincoln firefighters spent part of Sunday, Jan 15 at Station 3 east of Lincoln getting to know the latest addition to the Lincoln Rural Fire District's fleet of emergency vehicles,... — Updated 1/19/2023

 By Roger Dey    School

Snow Trek

The Lincoln High School Wildlife Biology Class took a hike to the Blackfoot River bottom south of the Lincoln Airport Friday afternoon, Jan. 6. The student strapped on snowshoes... — Updated 1/16/2023

 By Roger Dey    Features

The Lunch Lady says goodbye

in 1977, a young 20-year-old hitchhiker found herself in Lincoln without any money. Soon Diane Krier had fallen in love with the town, and for the next 15 years worked at different... — Updated 1/11/2023

 By Roger Dey    Sports

The Lady Lynx season thus far

The Lincoln Lady Lynx Basketball team heads into Christmas break with a record of two wins and four losses. The team started off with a solid showing at the Tip Off Tournament in... — Updated 12/20/2022

 By Roger Dey    Sports

Lincoln Lynx Basketball Season roll up

The Lincoln Boys basketball Season has been a mixed bag so far, with the team racking up two decisive wins and four losses since the start of the season. The Lynx, with a roster of... — Updated 12/20/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Lincoln District Ranger retiring Dec. 31

At the end of the year, Lincoln District Ranger Rob Gump will bid farewell to both Lincoln and his time with the U.S. Forest Service. Gump will retire Dec. 31 after a year and a... — Updated 12/20/2022

 By Roger Dey    School

Lincoln School music students celebrate Christmas with a pair of concerts

Lincoln student had the chance to show off their musical talents during a pair of concerts in the Lincoln School gym last week. The elementary students served up a some Christmas... — Updated 12/20/2022

 By Roger Dey    Features

Cowboy Clause and Wild West Christas Fest mark the start of the Christmas season

Kids and parents thronged downtown Ovando Nov. 25 as they waited for the arrival of Cowboy Claus, the highlight of The Wild West Christmas Fest. "When Cowboy Claus was coming up... — Updated 12/11/2022

 By Roger Dey    Features

'Tis the season

The Lincoln Christmas Stroll seemed to have hit a stride in its second year year, coordinating a community-wide event that incorporated long-standing events like Santa's Workshop an... — Updated 12/11/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Wind topples Stonewall Mountain radio tower

The high winds that hit the Lincoln area Tuesday took a toll on the large radio antenna atop Stonewall Mountain, toppling the upper half structure and affecting radio... — Updated 12/8/2022

 By Roger Dey    Features

Lincoln's American Legion observes Veterans Day

Lincoln AmericanLegion Post #9 hosted their annual Veteran's Day observance for a packed crowd at the Lincoln Community Hall Nov. 11. The day marked 104 years since the end of... — Updated 11/16/2022

 By Roger Dey    Community

Community Benefit returns

After a two years without an in-person Lincoln Community Benefit , the fundraiser made arousing comeback Saturday night, Nov. 5. In a break from decades of tradition, the Lincoln... — Updated 11/16/2022

 By Roger Dey    Community

Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society receives bequest from Ron Lydiard estate

Ron Lydiard really wanted to do something for Lincoln, Norm Grosfield told the board of the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society during their meeting Oct. 26. Lydiard was an... — Updated 11/14/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Thief strikes D&D Foodtown early Saturday morning

A thief made off with a few thousand dollars in cash and checks after an early morning robbery at D&D Foodtown, Saturday Morning, Nov. 12. Security cameras at the grocery store and... — Updated 11/14/2022

 By Roger Dey    Viewpoints

Editorial: As LVCC faces an uncertain future, last month's USDA funding presentation highlighted the need for a strong Chamber. There's no better chance to rebuild one.

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce meeting that is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Thursday Nov. 10 at the Lincoln Library will center on how to keep the business organization viable... — Updated 11/11/2022

 By Roger Dey    Community

Time to head to the polls

With the 2022 midterms on the line many Lincoln-area residents will be heading to the Lincoln Community Hall to cast their ballots in person in a federal election for the first... — Updated 11/9/2022

 By Roger Dey    Community

Funding opportunities topic of presentation hosted by LVCC

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce worked with Heart of the Rockies Foundation, the US Department of Agriculture and the Montana Business Assis-tance Connection to host an Oct.... — Updated 11/1/2022


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