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Articles from the January 16, 2019 edition

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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 cush...

 
 By News Release    News    January 16, 2019

County urges Smart911 signups

Helena – With the start of a new year, Lewis and Clark County is urging residents to sign up to receive location specific emergency alerts at...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

Dear Dietician: Overeating

Dear Readers, Now that the holidays are over and it's back to our normal routine, some of us may resolve to eat healthier in 2019. Many of us have...

 

Obituary Donald A. Roberson

Donald A. Roberson, 83, of Tinicum Township, Penn., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Born Oct. 17, 1935 in Trenton, N.J., Don lived in Milford,...

 
 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...

 

LVA recognizes EMS Volunteers

The Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance recognized and thanked the volunteer members of the service at their annual EMS dinner, Jan. 12. Three members of the...

 

Letter: Thanks for helping our family

My family and I would like to send a heartfelt Thank You to our wonderful community. From the cup of coffee and wonderful dinners so we could spend...

 

Thanks for the success of Angel Tree, Christmas Food Boxes

Big Montana Hug and Thank you! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to our “Lincoln Community.” A big grateful thanks all who took a tag from the angel tree at the bank and did some shopping or...

 

Letter: Hit home?

Wow, I must have really hit home. It took Liz Cain four really long columns to rebut my belief that Mr. Carroll was entitled to speak his opinions...

 

Lincoln fish pond plan to be revived, revisited

In March of 2015, Lincoln area Game Warden Ezra Schwalm was all set to move forward with an application to a Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks public fishing pond grant program. Schwalm, who...

 

Hall Board holding special meeting to fill vacant seats

The Lincoln Community Hall will convene this month to select two new members to its governing board. The special session, scheduled for Jan. 28 at 1...

 

St. Regis Tigers visit Lincoln Lynx in long-awaited home opener

The Lincoln faithful have been waiting and waiting for a basketball game in their own gym. The Lynx varsity season, which began for the Lincoln men in...

 

Lady Tigers of St. Regis in Friday cat fight with Lynx

On Friday afternoon, Jan. 11, the Lincoln Lady Lynx faced the St. Regis ladies in a non-conference duel at home. The Tigers, on a 6-4 winning streak,...

 

Little Lynx Ladies out score Helena Christian Rams

Coach Shane Smith had his junior high ladies in top form to face down the Lady Rams from Helena Christian School in a fast paced competitive contest...

 

In Session: Legislature kicks off 2019 session

Week one of the 66th session of the Montana Legislature kicked off on Monday, Jan 7. The immediate and looming issue – as the first order of...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    January 16, 2019

My Smart Mouth: Woman's Best Friend

Despite having grown up surrounded by animals – or perhaps because of it – I am not a card-carrying member of the dog lover’s club. Before you rally a lynch mob, let me explain my position by...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    January 16, 2019

Habits of cleanliness

Our mother had four children under six years old in the house (two more came some years later,) a wringer washer, but no clothes dryer or dishwasher....

 

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