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 By Tammy Jordan    Features    July 8, 2020 

Lincoln Arts Council postpones summer meetings to recharge and plan for 2021

Arts Council President Lee York, with consensus from the organization's officers, decided to postpone regular meetings for the Lincoln Council for...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 1, 2020

From My Perspective: Arrivals and Departures

Since I moved to Lincoln in 2008-2009, it has always seemed to me it’s been a transient place with many new arrivals and sad departures. Of course,...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 24, 2020

From My Perspective: A Tribute to Dads

Although we celebrated Father's Day this past weekend, I felt it might be a good time to pay a tribute to Dads – especially mine – for just one...

 

Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Library

The annual summer reading program at the Lewis & Clark Library – Lincoln Branch kicked off on June 8 and runs until August 31. This year's...

 

Water is flowing again at the Community Garden

Thanks to some very generous people, the Lincoln Community Garden has water and is up and running again for the gardening season. In April, the...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 10, 2020

From My Perpsective: The Dark Side of Social Media

You know, normally I have an opinion about, well, just about everything. Most of the time I choose not to share most of those opinions and just save...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Features    June 10, 2020

On The Rocks – New Owners, New Home

After a long year of waiting, On the Rocks Liquor Store has new owners and a new location. Chad and Olivia Dietz became the official owners of the est...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    June 10, 2020

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild cancels 2020 summer. and fall programs

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild Artistic Director Kevin O'Dwyer, with the Blackfoot Pathways Sculpture in the Wild board, announced last...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    May 27, 2020

From My Perspective: Bullies, Beliefs and Reality

From My Perspective - Bullies, Beliefs, and Reality I'm tired of being bullied by those who do not share or agree with my beliefs. There used to be a...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Community    May 27, 2020

Lincoln Council for the Arts announces new slate of off icers and future plans

The Lincoln Council for the Arts had their first live meeting since March last week, although they met via a Zoom meeting in April to discuss the...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    May 20, 2020

Community Garden faces challenging start to season

The Lincoln Community Garden has had a rough start to their gardening season. The week before they were scheduled to open the greenhouse and begin...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    May 20, 2020

Chamber moving forward with event planning; continuing to update website

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce met last week to discuss upcoming summer activities. Rummage Days is still in the works and scheduled for the t...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Community    May 13, 2020

Lincoln Farmer's Market to return every Saturday this summer

The Farmers Market is slated to return to Lincoln beginning the first weekend in June, with plans to run each Saturday, June 6 until September 26,...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Community    May 6, 2020

Flood and wildfire threats recurring concerns in the Lincoln Valley

As Lincoln heads into May and June, flooding and fires are crucial topics, and preparation is key for either scenario. At this point, it doesn't look...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Community    May 6, 2020

Blood drive procedures change amid coronavirus pandemic, but Lincoln event draws full slate of donors

The Lincoln Blood Drive had a full schedule of locals signed up to donate blood Tuesday, April 28 at the Community Hall. Procedures were a little...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Community    May 6, 2020

Celebrating Mothers in Lincoln

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and the Montana Heritage House and the Power House Gym have joined forces to do something special to celebrate all mothers in Lincoln this coming weekend. Tiana V...

 

Community Garden gets ready to grow

The Lincoln Community Garden is ready for spring and getting ready to open for the season. Gardeners have already been starting seeds at home and are...

 

Who's On Your Apocalypse Survival Team?

Being self-quarantined for the last few weeks has given a lot of people a lot of time to think about things, like the end of the world, how they'll...

 

Skills for Life and Leisure

So, what can people do when they find themselves at home in the middle of a pandemic? Learn new skills of course. There are people all over the world right now self-isolating at home and taking the... Full story

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    April 22, 2020

Information, Communication, Supporting Local and Getting it Out There...

I recently saw a post on Facebook about information not being available to residents in Lincoln.  One way this person mentioned to find information...

 

Volunteer supplemental meal program grows

For the past four weeks, volunteers have been at the Lincoln Community Hall every Friday, preparing and distributing weekend meals to students,...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    April 15, 2020

LVCC unveils improved website

It's been a year in the making, but this week, the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce launched its new website. The site, which can be found at...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    April 8, 2020

From My Perspective: Checking In

So, how are you doing? This seems to be the question I ask most nowadays, because for me, checking in with people has become more important than ever...

 

The Hunt Goes On

Traditionally, the annual Easter Egg Hunt is held for kids in Lincoln at Hooper Park. In these times of social distancing, it's not safe to hold the... Full story

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Features    April 8, 2020

Lincoln writer shares local artist's stories in Distinctly Montana

Local writer Lee York recently had an article published in a well-known publication. The magazine article, which features three local artists, Annie A...

 

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