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 By Roger Dey    News    January 16, 2019 

LRFD purchasing property, building next door to Lincoln Fire Hall

The Lincoln Rural Fire District received an anonymous $20,000 grant last week to be used for the purchase of land, which will provide a financial cushion for the district's purchase ofthe property jus...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 16, 2019 

For Dalton Bridge project, tell legislators to support TSEP rather than specific House Bill

Residents urged to voice support for TSEP funding The grant funding needed for the Dalton Mountain Road bridge replacement project is currently part of the 2019 Legislative Session's House Bill 14,...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 16, 2019 

Still closed

A sign on the door of the Lincoln Ranger Station serves as a reminder that the dozen or so full time employees there are still furloughed from their jobs as the longest government shut down in U.S....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 16, 2019 

Stolen pickup recovered

The owner of a pickup truck stolen in Lincoln Jan. 6, called its location in to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office after spotting it about eight miles west of town. Earl LaRoque discovered his green and white 1972 Chevy Classic pickup in...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 9, 2019

Car ransacked, pickup stolen in related incidents ** update

UPDATE: The stolen pickup truck has been recovered. It was discovered west of Lincoln, in the trees near Highway 200 mile marker 64. Lewis and Clark county deputy Sheriff Tony Galahan responded to a r...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 9, 2019

LVA hopes SIREN Act grant program will prove helpful

An act included in the 2018 Farm Bill signed by President Donald Trump Dec. 20 could help the Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance replace some of its aging equipment. The Supporting and Improving Rural EMS...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 9, 2019

Skate park idea garners joint City- County Park Board support but still faces logistical and planning hurdles

Since the concept for a skate park in Lincoln was first introduced last fall, it has won the support of the Lincoln Community Council, Lincoln Park Board and, most recently, the City-County Parks board. However, at Friday’s Lincoln Government Day...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 2, 2019

King House one step closer to a home

For a little more than three years, the Matt King House has been home to several cats who have taken up residence among the stacked timbers of the building. The disassembled building has been stored b...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    January 2, 2019

Ponderosa Snow Warriors Pancake Breakfast carries on despite slow start to snowmobile season

"We got a live one!” came the shout as the door to the Ponderosa Snow Warriors clubhouse opened Saturday morning. The arrival of a lone guest caused Bob Orr, Mark Christian, Gerry Malek and the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 26, 2018

Survey provides insight on Sculpture in the Wild

A survey funded by the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development gathered insights last fall into the demographics, local spending and perception of Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild...

 

Santa's Return

Santa's appearance at the Lincoln Pre-K to 6th grade concert proved a delight for long-time Lincoln residents as Bob Armstrong came out of retirement for the evening to don the red and white. A...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 19, 2018

Chimney fire damages home on Dalton Mtn. Rd.

A fire believed to have started near the top of the chimney caused significant damage to a home on Dalton Mountain Road Monday afternoon, Dec. 10. The fire at the home of Shane and Teresa Brown was...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 19, 2018

Anderson to retire as school superintendent - principal at end of June

Lincoln Public Schools superintendent and principal Carla Anderson informed the Lincoln school board of her decision to retire from the dual positions when her contract expires June 30, 2019....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 19, 2018

UBMC Open House provides information on clean up, draws sparse community participation

An open house designed to provide a look back at the 2018 cleanup efforts at the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex drew only about half a dozen area residents to the Lincoln Community Hall Thursday...

 

The first ten minutes

Lincoln volunteer firefighters put the Ponderosa Snow Warriors clubhouse to use Friday night as a training location to practice the actions they take during their first ten minutes on a structure...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 5, 2018

Forest Service releases Stonewall Project Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest announced Friday that it has a new plan for the Stonewall Vegetation Project west of Lincoln. The new proposed alternative, outlined in a Draft Supplemental...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 5, 2018

Daines visits Montana Army Guard in Afghanistan, brings Hi Country Beef Jerky

Senator Steve Daines visited members of the Montana Army National Guard's 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion last weekend with a delivery of home-baked cookies and Hi Country Beef Jerky....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 5, 2018

Repair work on N. Lincoln Gulch Rd delayed shortly after getting started

The Lewis and Clark County Bridge Crew began work last week to repair the washout on North Lincoln Gulch Road, but has hit a snag that will delay the project two to three weeks. Doug Nisbet, the Lewis...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    December 5, 2018

A Clean Slate

For 21 years, a secluded 1.4-acre parcel of land less than half a mile east of Stemple Pass Road remained relatively untouched since the day the FBI hauled away the 10-foot by 12-foot plywood shack...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 28, 2018

Lincoln logger provides state capital with a Christmas Tree

When the Montana Logging Association needed to find a 30-foot Christmas Tree for the Montana State Capital this year, they turned to Lincoln-based logger Wayne Sherrill for help. Sherrill, who said...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 28, 2018

Horse injured, put down after being hit by unidentified vehicle on Stonewall Creek Rd.

A horse belonging to Joe Youderian had to be put down Sunday, after being hit by a vehicle on Stonewall Creek Road sometime over the weekend. The horse, named Harley, survived being hit by the vehicle, but suffered a shattered leg. The injured...

 

Ovando ushers in Christmas season

Ovando's Annual Old West Christmas Fest once again offered families and guests a small-town respite from the commercial excesses of Black Friday with a return to its traditional timeframe,...

 

Snow Warriors concerned about need for leadership

Mark Christian is deeply concerned about the future of the Ponderosa Snow Warriors and hopes to see some of the younger snowmobilers in Lincoln step forward to lead the club into the future. "The...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 21, 2018

Lincoln welcomes new resident deputy

Robert Rivera has spent the last month getting to know the community of Lincoln, after taking his post as the towns resident deputy sheriff in late October Rivera takes over the position previously...

 

View 'Songs for the Blackfoot Pathways' performance online

Fans of this years Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild concert series who missed out on the debut of composer-in-residence Adele O'Dwyer's "Songs for the Blackfoot Pathways" in September can...

 

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