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 By Roger Dey    News    January 22, 2020 

Stranded snowmobilers retrieved by Search and Rescue

Lewis and Clark County Search and Rescue responded to a call Thursday, Feb. 16. to help three snowmobilers who called 911 requesting assistance after...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 15, 2020

Stolen Lincoln Telephone Co. pickup recovered in Great Falls; two suspects charged

A pickup truck stolen from the Lincoln Telephone Company early Thursday morning was recovered in Great Falls Friday, followed by the arrest of the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 15, 2020

Envision Lincoln organizing open house to restart conversation on community planning

Envision Lincoln, the community revitalization effort begun in 2017, has been flying below the radar for the past several months, but organizers are...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 8, 2020

Skijor Lincoln cancelled

The heavy snowfall in the last couple of days came too late to save the 4th Annual Skijor Lincoln. Late last week, faced with minimal snowpack, icy...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 8, 2020

Lincoln Fire Rescue fields new command rig

The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department has taken on a more crimson hue with the addition of another new vehicle to its fleet. Last week the department...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 25, 2019

Lincoln Ranger district planning project in Hogum/ Humbug area

A restoration project the Lincoln Ranger District is developing in the Hogum/Humbug area southeast of Lincoln will be the main topic of an Open House...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    December 18, 2019

Lynx HS basketball season opens with non-conference losses

The Lincoln High School basketball teams opened their seasons Friday Dec. 6 and Saturday Dec. 7 with back-to-back losses to Hot Springs and Charlo....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 11, 2019

County Commission Endorses Lincoln Valley Public Lands Proposal

The Lincoln Valley Public Lands Proposal took a step forward last week as the Lewis and Clark County Commission unanimously approved a resolution in...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 11, 2019

911 Dispatcher Recognized For Life-saving Effort

A 911 dispatcher in Helena received a Distinguished Service Award from interim Helena Police Chief Steve Hagen Thursday, Dec. 4, for his role in helping to save the life of a Lincoln Man in October....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 11, 2019

Suggestion to improve school crosswalk safety meets with positive response from MDT

A suggestion by Lincoln's new librarian Kate Radford could improve the safety at the crosswalks near Lincoln School. At a meeting of the Upper...

 

Lincoln's Annual Christmas Bazaar

The annual Lincoln Christmas bazaar did a brisk business Saturday, Dec. 7, with a constant flow of customers in and out throughout the day. "I've...

 

Christmas at Heritage House

Saturday marked the first major event for Heritage House, a Traditional School of Arts the Vallers have been developing over the past few months....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 4, 2019

Citizen's Alliance Bank Building To Expand

The Lincoln branch of Citizens Alliance Bank will nearly double in size this winter, with work set to begin in the next few days on addition to the...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    December 4, 2019

National Honor Society inducts new member

Lincoln High School Sophomore Jenna Templeton joined the ranks of the National Honor Society Tuesday Nov. 26, at a a small induction ceremony at the...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    December 4, 2019

Ovando's Old West Christmas Fest Photos: Doug "Hoot" Richards

Doug "Hoot" Richards, 85, a professional art designer from Seeley Lake, drew the pictures for kids to color during the Old West Christmas Fest bazaar...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    December 4, 2019

Ovando's Old West Christmas Fest photos: Jessi Lehl

Jessi Lehl brought her mule team, Violet and Rose, to Ovando Friday for their first Old West Christmas Fest. Lehl is the daughter of Rob Henreken,...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    December 4, 2019

Ovando's Old West Christmas Fest photos: Cowboy Claus and other fun

Cowboy Claus remains the highlight of Ovando's Old West Christmas Fest, an family friendly activity for the whole family held every year after...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 27, 2019

Optimist Club of Lincoln makes first donation to help youth

Lincoln's newest service club, the Blackfoot Valley Optimists Club, made its first contribution back to the community with a $400 donation to the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 20, 2019

Richards, CDT advocates discuss impact of public lands, trail with lawmakers

Impeachment may be all the rage in Washington DC these days, but public land funding was the reason Laurie Richards made a trip to the nation's capito...

 

Irish Needed

At one time in American history, signs declared "No Irish Needed." To that, Polson's Irish music quintet, the Montana ShamRockers, say "Oh, really?"...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 20, 2019

Richards, CDT advocates discuss impact of public lands, trail with lawmakers

Impeachment may be all the rage in Washington DC these days, but public land funding was the reason Laurie Richards made a trip to the nation's capitol last week. Richards, owner of the Wheel Inn and...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 13, 2019

County voters opt for nonpartisan elections

Lewis and Clark County will be the 17th county in Montana to hold nonpartisan elections for county offices, after nearly 56 percent of voters approved the measure in the Nov. 5 election. According to...

 

Recognizing Veterans and Their Stories

Don LaRoque veered from the American Legion's prepared speech as he delivered the Veterans Day address for the annual Lincoln American Legion Post 9...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 13, 2019

Hunthausen reminds residents of importance of 2020 Census

Lewis and Clark County Commissioner Andy Hunthausen reminded people the 2020 Census is on the horizon, and the accuracy of the count could have...

 

Fireworks on the move

The Lincoln PTSO fireworks stand, which has had a home along Highway 200 just west of Coyote Coffee for the past three years, was welded onto the new...

 

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