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Articles from the January 27, 2022 edition


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  • Court vacates Stonewall Vegetation Project ROD

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    Emergency services in Lincoln now have more reliable communications thanks to two Emergency Medical Services grants from the Montana Department of Transportation awarded to the Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance and Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue. The Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance successfully applied for a $45,000 grant in 2020 to replace their aging and dilapidated radios. Faced with the same radio problem, Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue also applied for and received a grant of about...

  • The Race is on

    Updated Aug 31, 2022

    Dogs and mushers are slated to be back in Lincoln next month as the 36th Race to the Sky returns after falling victim last year - as so many other events had - to COVID-19 concerns. This year's events kick off in Lincoln Friday, Feb. 11 with the 300-mile vet check at 1 p.m. at the Hi Country Trading Post parking lot. The 100-mile vet check is scheduled the following morning at 10 a.m. The return of Race to the Sky will also see one of the largest fields of teams in several...

  • Wildlife crossings, the Wyoming way

    Amanda Eggert, Montana Free Press|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    Road ecologists say wildlife crossings are one of the best ways to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and mitigate one of the most significant human impacts on ecosystems. This three-part series examines regional crossing initiatives as the federal government prepares to implement a $350 million pilot project - the largest investment of its kind in U.S. history. This is Part 2 of the series. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department isn't a an organization you'd necessarily expect...

  • Big turnout for Ponderosa Snow Warriors Pancake Breakfast and Fun Run

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    The buzz of snowmobiles punctuated the clear morning air around the Ponderosa Snow Warriors clubhouse Saturday, Jan. 22 as trucks and trailers pulled into the parking lot on Sucker Creek Road for the club's annual pancake breakfast and fun run. "We're getting a pretty dang good turnout," said Snow Warriors President Forest Mercill. Even as the breakfast crowd wound down sleds continued to arrive for the ride. "Roughy about 150 hands sold today. A lot of out of state sleds, a...

  • Lady Lynx junior high gals split ticket with Drummond

    Connie McCafferty, BVD|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    On Saturday morning, January 15th, the Junior High Lady Lynx B-Team came out strong and defeated the B-Team Drummond Lady Trojans on the Lincoln hard woods 11 - 4. The young Lincoln B-Team, made up of 4th, 5th and 6th graders, played a powerful game highlighting the skills they learned last year at many of their out-of-state summer basketball camps. Kaya Butterfield was the high scorer with four also using her height as an impenetrable defensive weapon. Kaitlyn Brown played...

  • Lincoln resident wins 2021 Morgan World Championship in reining

    Updated Jan 26, 2022

    Lincoln, Mont. –.Chris Holm learned to work reining horses in 2018 and went on to win the Morgan World Championship in Reining in 2021. Growing up on a ranch in Montana, Holm started riding horses before she could walk. She and her sister spent their childhood summers on horseback moving cows back and forth across the ranch. Holm continued to own horses into her adulthood and, in 1985, she started breeding Lippitt Morgans. Working horses were what she knew, but for many y...

  • Deputy's Log

    Corporal Robert Rivera, Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs Office|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    The Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received thirty-two calls for service during the weeks of Jan. 9 to Jan. 22 in the Lincoln area. One of those calls was a traffic stop performed by deputies. Two of those calls for service generated a case report in the last two weeks: A deputy responded to a civil issue referencing the use of a vehicle in the Lincoln area Jan. 20. A report was created to document the information. A deputy responded to Cadotte Creek Road Jan. 22, for a...

  • Op-Ed: On the vaccine and vaccine mandates

    John Farrar PhD, Ovando, Mont.|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    It is very awkward for me to do this, but to lend credibility to what I have written below, I will state my background. I have a doctorate degree in immunology from The University of Notre Dame. I spent a career at the National Institutes of Health and in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry studying the regulation of the immune response. I have authored or co-authored over 70 scientific publications on the same. Enough said. In the past two years, I have spent hundreds...

  • Op-Ed: Democrats' federal election takeover bill undermines what Montanans want

    U.S. Senator Steve Daines - R, Montana|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    If there's one thing Montanans are about, it's common sense. We work hard, play by the rules and don't like when Washington elites impose laws that go against what works for Montana. That's why I fought against President Biden and the Democrats' attempt to pass their partisan bill to enact a federal takeover of elections every step of the way-because what they were trying to do didn't make sense, and it's not what Montanans wanted. In Montana, thanks to the leadership of...

  • From My Perspective

    Tammy Jordan|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    There are many reasons to celebrate, birthdays, weddings, graduations and milestones. Some are celebrated once a year, once a decade, or just once. But what about all of the others? It really got me to thinking about how, especially after the last couple of years and more especially right now, we should be celebrating damn near everything. Everything from waking up in the morning to those big momentous occasions known for celebration. We should be celebrating our little...

  • Obituary: Michael E. Dey

    Updated Jan 26, 2022

    Michael (Mike) Ernst Dey, 84, died in Missoula, Mont. Jan. 16, 2022. Mike was born July 27, 1937 in Long Lake, Minn. to Ernst and Emily (Bassett) Dey. Mike attended schools in Brainerd, Minn. and Bozeman, Mont. In the early 1950s, Mike moved with his family to Bozeman, Mont. In 1959, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy with his younger brother Dave. Mike served four years stationed in San Diego and as a crewmember of the USS Ute, a Navajo-class fleet tug. During his time in the...

  • Obituary: Theresa Jean Tripp

    Updated Jan 26, 2022

    Theresa Jean Tripp 57, passed away on Jan 9, 2022 in the arms of her husband Stephen (Mac) Matkovich from complications from cirrhosis. She was born on Sept. 21, 1964 in Great Falls, Mont. to Marianne and Ralph Tripp. Theresa worked many years as a bartender and cook in several towns in Montana. She loved to laugh, always had a good joke, and was an avid animal lover. She loved being a grandma, fishing, horses, and was a great cook. Theresa was preceded in death by her...

  • Grants improve communications for Lincoln emergency services

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Jan 26, 2022

    Emergency services in Lincoln now have more reliable communications thanks to two Emergency Medical Services grants from the Montana Department of Transportation awarded to the Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance and Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue. The Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance successfully applied for a $45,000 grant in 2020 to replace their aging and dilapidated radios. Faced with the same radio problem, Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue also applied for and received a grant of about...

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