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 By Roger Dey    News    April 1, 2020 

Community Roundup - April 1 update

April 1 Update Most businesses in the Upper Blackfoot that were open under the original order fall into the essential business category under Governor Steve Bullock's stay at home order, but there... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    April 1, 2020 

Bullock issues statewide stay-at-home order for Montana in response to COVID-19

Governor Steve Bullock issued a statewide stay-at-home order for the state of Montana during a press conference Thursday afternoon. March 26. The... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    March 25, 2020

Amid coronavirus related restrictions Lincoln business owners hope for best

Nearly a week after orders went into effect to close bars and limit restaurants to take out and delivery, downtown Lincoln was a far more subdued... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    March 25, 2020

March 28 Community Roundup

Governor Steve Bullock's stay at home order related to slowing the spread of COVID-19, lasting from March 28 through April 10, expanded on his March 2... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    March 25, 2020

March 25 Community Roundup

Governor Steve Bullock’s stay at home order related to the spread of COVID-19, lasting from March 28 through April 10, expanded on his March 20... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    March 25, 2020

Uncharted waters: School board moves to secure funding, prepare for possible closure extension

The Lincoln School Board met Wednesday, March 18 to ensure the school was on the right course in what trustee Jay Terman called uncharted waters. The...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 18, 2020

State, county COVID-19 responses hit home

Lincoln started to feel the pinch of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 this week, on the heels of a series of emergency declarations,... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    March 18, 2020

March 21 Community Update

Following Lewis and Clark Public Heath's March 19 expanded order to close certain establishments, including churches, and Gov. Steve Bullock's March... Full story

 By Roger Dey    School    March 18, 2020

Lincoln School grapples with state's two-week closure order

School grapples with two week closure The Lincoln School board held an emergency meeting Sunday evening, March 15 to develop a response plan after...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 18, 2020

Community Updates and Information

Parker Medical Center PureView Health Centers is coordinating with the Lewis and Clark County Public Health Department and Centers for Disease... Full story

 By Roger Dey    Community    March 18, 2020

Watch what you're flushing

With so much panic buying of toilet paper, there have been reports elsewhere that people have turned to “flushable” wipes, paper towels or other products as a replacement, after finding...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 11, 2020

Lincoln selected for membership in Montana Main Street Program

This month, Lincoln became the first unincorporated community in the state to become an affiliate member of the Montana Department of Commerce Montana Main Street Program. Last December, Envision...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 11, 2020

Lincoln School Board convenes emergency meeting to respond to statewide school closure order

The Lincoln School Board held an emergency meeting Sunday night to develop a response plan to Gov. Steve Bullock's order to shut down all K-12 public... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    March 11, 2020

Residents voice concerns about Dalton Mountain Bridge replacement schedule, Herrin Lake Road detour safety

The Dalton Mountain Road Bridge replacement project became a dominant topic of conversation at the March 6 Lincoln Government Day, Lewis and Clark...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 11, 2020

Census self-response starts March 12

April 1 is Census Day in the United States, but self-response for the Census starts online tomorrow, March 12 and Lewis and Clark County Commissioner...

 By Roger Dey    News    March 4, 2020

Rescued bald eagle on road to recovery

An immature bald eagle hit by a truck along Highway 200 two weeks ago is expected to make a full recovery following surgery to repair a bone in her...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 26, 2020

Envision Lincoln unveils community revitalization, in-town trails plans

A Feb. 18 event aimed at re-introducing Envision Lincoln to the community and restarting conversations around downtown revitalization efforts drew a s...


Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!

Five teams took part in a dodgeball tournament at the Lincoln school Saturday Feb. 22. The inaugural tournament raised funds for the school's new...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 19, 2020

Mountain lions encountered in & around Helmville recently

A pair of incidents in the last month involving mountain lions in the Helmville area serves as a reminder that, while wolves and grizzlies may get the lion’s share of press, they’re not the only...

 By Roger Dey    School    February 19, 2020

Photos: Milestones

Despite a Valentine's Day loss to the St. Regis Tigers, Nathan Brown had a remarkable night. In addition to passing a 1600 'career points' milestone,...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 12, 2020

Royer wins 35th Annual Race to the Sky

Jessie Royer claimed her fifth Race to the Sky win Monday night, crossing the finish line at Hi Country at 9:22, with 11 dogs. Royer left Lincoln...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 12, 2020

MDT begins design process for Dalton Mountain Bridge replacement

Lewis and Clark County continues to work with the Montana Department of Transportation on plans to replace Dalton Mountain Road Bridge under MDT's...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 12, 2020

Seasonal weight limits in effect on Lincoln streets

Seasonal weight restrictions on several area streets went into effect earlier than normal this year due to the impact of ongoing freeze/thaw cycles....

 By Roger Dey    News    February 5, 2020

Ranger District open house provides summary of ongoing, planned projects

The Lincoln Ranger District hosted an open house Thursday Jan. 30 to update interested residents on projects on the district, and to hear feedback on...

 By Roger Dey    News    January 29, 2020

Mike Horse Road ownership issue discussed with UBVCC

A 2015 discovery about the ownership of the original Mike Horse Creek Road has added a new wrinkle to the ongoing restoration of the Upper Blackfoot...


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