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 By Roger Dey    News    February 6, 2019

Series of small quakes rattle Lincoln Sunday

Many people in the Lincoln and Helmville areas may thought the shake they felt just after 10 a.m. Sunday was just a particularly strong gust of wind,...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 6, 2019

County First Responders recognized by Atty. General

Lincoln Volunteer Fire District Chief Zach Muse accepts a shadow box honoring the county's first responders from Montana Attorney General Tim Fox...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 6, 2019

LRFD discusses property acquisition, open trustee seats at January meeting

The Lincoln Rural Fire District board of trustees held their January meeting a week late due to the unexpected death of board chairman Bill Frisbee, a...

 

Legislative Roundup

HELENA-In his final State of the State address Thursday, Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock laid out his priorities for this legislative session,...

 

Dear Dietician: Low carb diets

Dear Dietitian, Many of my friends are following low-carb diets. They say they have lost weight and feel great, but is this a healthy way to lose...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 6, 2019

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff warns of dangerous new form of fentanyl

A recent spate of deaths in Montana from fentanyl, one of the nation's most dangerous drugs, prompted Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton to... Full story

 

Race to the Sky returns this weekend

The Race to the Sky will celebrate its 34th year starting on Feb. 8, 2019. The 300- and 100- mile racers are lining up to see how their teams stack...

 

Op/Ed: Response to State of the State address

This week the Governor gave an address in which he outlined his plan to tax and spend on the backs of working Montana families. He would like to...

 

Letter: Personal attack unwarranted

To Mike Dey:  Really? You are going to accuse me of never reading the Constitution because I used the word “democracy” generically in a political statement? (BVD 1/30/19) Did I say I was quoting...

 
 By News Release    News    February 6, 2019

Public invited to comment on proposed county rabies rules

The City-County Board of Health is taking public comments until March 1 on proposed rules to help control the spread of rabies in Lewis and Clark County. The board opened the public comment period at...

 

Senior Night

Friends and family of Lincoln High School's eight senior basketball players fill the Lincoln School gym for Senior Night, before the start of...

 

Lincoln School Honor Roll 2nd Quarter

12th Grade Maggie Jorgensen 4.0 Bridger Kamps 4.0 Carly Templeton 4.0 Brittney Walker 4.0 Tanner Woodward 4.0 Alyssa Rios 3.8 Tanea Reisch 3.75 Jager...

 

Shooting stars, falling stars in Lynx boys loss

Tied up in the first period 7 -7, the Lincoln Lynx men looked to be fierce opponents to the Valley Christian Eagles of Missoula in a home game...

 

Lady Lynx victorious over Valley Eagles

The scoreboard said it all: 67 - 36, a hometown win for the Lincoln basketball ladies over the Valley Christian gals from Missoula. Whew! After a...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    February 6, 2019

BPSW receives grant funding, support for 2019

2019 will bring more progress and improvements to Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild as the Park's budget remains on track, buttressed by...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 6, 2019

Suspect in January truck theft arrested in Missoula

Lewis and Clark County Deputy Sheriff Robert Rivera reported at Friday's Lincoln Government Day meeting that police in Missoula arrested a suspect in...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    February 6, 2019

Hard winters test the resilience of cattle ranchers

I've written a number of times about the intensity of the labor that was demanded when cattle were fed loose hay using nothing but pitchforks. It...

 

PTSA 'Reflections' contest winners announced

Adolescence and childhood can be a perilous road to travel. Young people need a lot of emotional support to navigate the bumpy passage on the way to...

 

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