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 By Roger Dey    News    March 13, 2019

Lincoln School board approves contract for new superintendent

The Lincoln School Board brought their search for a new superintendent to a close at their meeting Monday night with the approval of a contract for...

 

Legislative Roundup: Budget hearings kick off second half of legislative session

HELENA -- The Montana House Appropriations Committee opened public testimony last week on House Bill 2, the bill that sets the budget for state...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    March 13, 2019

Lincoln Ambulance personnel train with hi-tech simulators

If you ever took a CPR class and found the old Resuci-Annie CPR dummies a little...creepy, the idea of a medical mannequin that can scream at you,...

 

Op/Ed: Sunshine week promotes transperancy

The students I teach at the University of Montana often show up with a powerful assumption: If there is some piece of information out there, Google can find it. It’s an understandable belief for...

 

Legislative mid-session update

As Speaker of the House, it is a goal of mine to have unity within the Republican Caucus and a positive working relationship with the minority party....

 

Dear Dietician: Fish oil

Dear Dietitian, My cousin tells me she is taking fish oil supplements to help her with depression. Do you know of any studies on this topic? Thank...

 

This is Montana Montana: One state with three changing regions

Montana is a single state. But in reality, there are many Montanas – some defined by variations in terrain and vegetation, others by climate and sti...

 

Open burning reminder

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality issued a reminder that only clean, untreated wood and plant material can be burned during the spring and summer burning season, which began March 1....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    March 13, 2019

Off the record...

The blast of cold weather that decended on the state March 4 likely set a new state record low temperature for March at Elk Park, but Lincoln didn't...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    March 13, 2019

PSW Scholarship Fun Run a success, marks final club event for season

After a snowmobile season that got off to a slow start in January, followed by a bitterly cold February and that saw the Ponderosa Snow Warriors'...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    March 13, 2019

The birds of spring, a harbinger of summer

This last siege of storms has made for long winter. The snow is welcome, but it may delay spring grass and the return of migratory birds. As kids,...

 

Rundell wins Matt King raffle

Emily Rundell holds the original artwork by Michael Brown - a color pencil drawing of amountian lion cub - raffled off by the Lincoln Heritage...

 
 By News Release    News    March 13, 2019

NorthWestern Energy Electric Supply Plan open for public comment

Butte, Mont. –– NorthWestern Energy released the draft 2019 Montana Electricity Supply Resource Procurement Plan for a 60-day public comment perio...

 

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