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 By Tammy Jordan    School    November 13, 2019 

Lincoln Teachers Keep School Christmas Program Alive

The Lincoln School will have their Christmas performance after all, despite the lack of an official music teacher and program. Lincoln School is one o...

 

Local Writers Gather for First NaNoWriMo get together

Four writers gathered at the Lincoln Library Monday, Nov. 4 for the first NaNoWriMo, meet-up. NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writers Month, is a...

 

Sculpture in the Wild: a volunteer's perspective

It’s been a little quieter at Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild now that the weather has changed and all the summer activity with artists, students and the Café Night fundraiser have come...

 

Council for the Arts October meeting focuses on upcoming events

“The Lincoln Council for the Arts discussed upcoming events and continued collaboration with other organizations and local businesses at its monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 21. The Montana Shamrockers...

 

Student Food Drive to Benefit Lincoln Senior Center

In keeping with tradition, the Lincoln School’s Student Council has again decided to run their annual food drive to benefit the Lincoln Senior Center and Thanksgiving baskets. Student Council Presid...

 

Lincoln Outdoor Club Gearing up for Winter, Appreciative of Support

As winter approaches, the Lincoln Outdoor Club is preparing for fun activities including cross-country skiing, ice skating and other outdoor...

 

Fundraising for Block Party Trailer Underway

Emilee Rivera has been talking about a Block Party Trailer and wanted to explain it to folks in more detail to help them understand what it’s all about and how they can help. Rivera, who got the...

 

Kids can scare up some fun at the Halloween Carnival

Preparations are underway for the annual Halloween Carnival at the at the Lincoln School Gym on Thursday, Oct. 31. During the carnival,...

 

Lincoln PTSO discusses change from PTSA, Halloween festivities for kids

The Lincoln Parent Teacher Student Organization held their monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 7 in the school library with 17 people in attendance. A major topic of discussion was the explanation of the...

 

Lincoln family developing school for preservation of traditional skills and art

The building on the corner of Sucker Creek and Highway 200, formerly home to Wind Turbine Tools and before that Summit Seekers Skidoo and Woodhouse...

 

Volleyball team honors local cancer survivor

Lincoln School's Pink Week came to a close on Saturday, Oct. 12. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, students wore pink throughout the week,...

 

Lincoln's Open Book Club hosts first meeting

Eleven people attended the new “Open Book Club” last Thursday evening at the Lincoln Library. Men and women of various ages gathered to decide on upcoming books to read for further discussion....

 

Lincoln Library hosting activities as part of the NEA Big Read

For 13 years, the Lewis & Clark Library has participated in the NEA Big Read, and the Lincoln Branch is taking part again this year by hosting...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    October 2, 2019

Friends of the NRA hosts 5th annual fundraising banquet in Lincoln

The Friends of the NRA held their fifth annual banquet in Lincoln at the historic Lincoln Community Hall Sept. 19, with roughly 150 people attending...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    October 2, 2019

Local Artists plan for upcoming Tour of the Arts

A group of local artists met last week to discuss preparations for the upcoming Alpine Artisans Tour of the Arts. Now in its 16th year, the Tour of...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    October 2, 2019

Citizen's Alliance Bank says farewell to long-time employee

Citizen’s Bank hosted a retirement party last week for long-time employee, Jewelie Hoxworth. After 14 years with the bank, Hoxworth decided to retire from her position to be home more and to help...

 

Post Office welcomes new clerk

Meet Tracey Youbles, the new smiling face at the Lincoln Post Office. Youbles took over as Lincoln's postal clerk, a position held for many years by T...

 

Stuart Ian Frost takes a different approach to BPSW project

Stuart Ian Frost's inspiration for his yet-to-be-named piece at Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild, came from a trip to Garnet Ghost town last...

 

Growers Co-op offers produce alternative this fall

The Western Montana Growers Cooperative brings an alternative for getting produce throughout the fall to Lincoln. In addition to supplying the...

 

Alison Stigora explores contrasts with her installation at Sculpture in the Wild

Last Friday morning Alison Stigora was taking measurements and getting lumber ready for the armature of her piece at Sculpture in the Wild. Stigora's...

 

LVCC plans Fall, Winter events, seeks candidates for open seats

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce met for their regular monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 12 to discuss several upcoming events, fundraising needs and the future of the organization. The Chamber...

 

New Book Club Forming at Lincoln Library

Along with a new librarian, there's something else new coming to the Lincoln branch of the Lewis & Clark Library. Beginning in October, they will...

 

A conversation about BPSW curation, education as 2019 artist residencies begin

I've always been curious as to how the art and artists are chosen for the Sculpture in the Wild. On a misty Saturday morning, I was able to catch up...

 

Summer Horseshoe League ends with Blind Draw Tourney

The annual Horseshoe League kicked off earlier this summer and finished up with a blind draw tournament Thursday, Aug. 29.  The Wheel Inn and the Wilderness Bar each hosted two teams who pitched agai...

 

Bushwackers Steakhouse & Saloon reopens under previous owner

Bushwackers Steakhouse & Saloon reopened to the public on Friday, August 30, just in time for the busy Labor Day Weekend. Dan Lerum returned to...

 

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