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 By Roger Dey    News    January 30, 2019

Finally open: Govt. shutdown over...for now; Lincoln Ranger District staff back at work

An agreement to re-open the federal government saw the staff of the Lincoln Ranger District return to work Monday even as the possibility of a second shutdown in three weeks’ looms. The Lincoln Rang...

 

Legislative Roundup

HELENA — Lawmakers in Helena are beginning discussions on how to build and maintain the state’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges, wastewater systems and state buildings. Again, the debate...

 

Photos: Snow skirmish

Elijah Barnett and Asa Lattin fill the air with snow as they engage in a good-natured snow fight after turning in there Ice skates during the first...

 

Obituary: Frank A. Martin

LINCOLN - Frank A. Mar­tin passed away at his home in Lincoln, Mont. on Jan. 3, 2019. Frank owned and operated Poverty Water Well and Pump Service... Full story

 

A Letter to Home… South Vietnam

***Editor's Note: At the request of Penny Martin, we are republishing a letter sent to 'The Montana Veteran' newspaper in January 1968 that was important her late husband Frank Martin.*** Dear...

 

Snow Warriors Fun Run, membership appreciation BBQ Saturday

The Ponderosa Snow Warriors are hosting a fun run in conjunction with their annual membership appreciation barbecue Feb. 2 at the Clubhouse on Sucker...

 

Letter: Look to the founding fathers

To the Editor, In regard to Liz Cain's viewpoints in the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch, may I quote her? "As a teacher, I should be cautious about...

 

Letter: Amazed by Community

The Community of Lincoln has again amazed me. With the recent loss of my husband Alan, kindness, friendship, generosity, and love have flooded our...

 

Dear Dietician: Fiber

Dear Dietitian, I just read an article that said eating a high fiber diet helps prevent colon cancer, but other articles on this topic have said the...

 

Roos marriage announcement

Paul S. Roos of Lincoln this week announced his marriage to Bonnie Holmes Schauwecker of California. The couple wed in Arizona, Jan. 24...

 

Mountaintop Musings: The self confrontation challenge

Well after almost one month of the New Year I imagine we all have failed in several or all of our New Year’s resolutions. It is very difficult to make changes. Old habitats die hard they say! For...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    January 30, 2019

Air Feeback

After eight years with the Montana Department of Transportation, Lincoln native Hayes Feeback is moving on to pursue a lifelong dream. "This summer...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    January 30, 2019

Brown surpassess 1300 career points

Lincoln High School Junior Nathan Brown surpassed the 1300-point mark for his high school career during the Lynx win against the Clark Fork Mountain...

 

Lynx varsity sink Mountain Cats

For a little high school like Lincoln, playing a combine of two separate high schools can be intimidating, but the Lynx brought their courageous...

 

Victor Pirates force Lynx Varsity to walk the plank

The varsity men of the hometown Lincoln Lynx have been riding a roller coaster of up and down games on the basketball court this winter. After the...

 

Lady Lynx lose a close one to Victor Lady Pirates

Six foot post player, junior Alexis Cannon is getting used to having opposing players hanging all over her as she goes up to the hoop but she still...

 

Lincoln JV boys post huge win over Clark Fork JV

Like youngsters who are all arms and legs but fall down a lot, the tall timbers of the Clark Fork Mountain Cats, who as a team posted an average height of 6-feet, 1-inch, will grow into their size...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    January 30, 2019

Outdoor Club heats up in cold weather

The Lincoln Outdoor Club finally got a start on its winter activities following the recent snow storms that brought a more than a foot of snow to the...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    January 30, 2019

My Smart Mouth: Honest Mistakes

I think I may have unwittingly traumatized my kid this weekend. She’s stoic, so it’s hard to tell, but I have the sneaking suspicion that I’ll be hearing about this incident over Thanksgiving...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    January 30, 2019

An ongoing loss of heritage and history

Some time ago I saw a photograph taken at the Helmville cemetery on the day they buried my great grandfather in 1922. In the picture there's a...

 

Dutton recognized in IR's 'Best of Helena: People of the Year' category

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton earned the title of “Best Law Enforcement Officer” in the Helena Independent Record’s 2018 Best of Helena contest. Dutton, who has been sheriff since...

 

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