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Articles from the March 20, 2019 edition

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 By Roger Dey    Features    March 20, 2019

Fireman's Ball comes together after demanding winter

Lincoln firefighters descended on the Lincoln Community Hall Friday afternoon and Saturday morning to prepare the hall for their annual Fireman's...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    March 20, 2019

Sculpture in the Wild a finalist for tourism award

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild has been chosen as one of three finalists up to receive a Montana Tourism Award in the category of Heritage and Cultural Tourism. Nominated alongside...

 

Legislative Roundup: Medicaid expansion, Coal bill tabled, CWD, Infrastructure

People filled the Montana Capitol Saturday to testify during an all-day hearing on two competing bills that would extend Medicaid expansion, some of...

 

Op/Ed: Time to cut long vacant positions in state agencies

Your Republican led legislature is in the process of compiling the budget for the next two years. We are not just talking about efficient state govern...

 

Dear Dietician: Cancer and nutrition

Dear Readers, Today I am writing about a topic near to my heart: nutrition and cancer, or more pointedly, nutrition myths and cancer. My clinical...

 
 By Hope Quay    School    March 20, 2019

Lincoln School to increase minimum age to attend preschool next year

The Lincoln School Board has voted to raise the minimum age to attend Lincoln's free pre-school from three to four years old. Montana is one of nine...

 

Legion donates to school music dept.

Lincoln American Legion Post 9 presented a donation of $150 to the Lincoln School Music Department Monday afternoon. Post Adjutant Doug Vulcan said part of the money came from donations raised by the...

 

Lincoln Out of Date

March 19, 1969 Local Chamber Has A Name A five􀀚man steering committee has decided to name the new organization 'Lincoln Valley Chamber of...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    March 20, 2019

32nd Annual Pete Sitch Tournament sees good turnout and support

Dave Sitch said his family is so thankful and appreciative for the continued support of the Pete Sitch Memorial Basketball Tournament. This year marke...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    March 20, 2019

Lincoln Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

The Lincoln Baptist church welcomed a new pastor to town this month with the arrival of Marshal Visger. Visger comes to Lincoln from Glasgow, where...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    March 20, 2019

Grandmother Ethel

With most of the news being about politics these days, I think often about our maternal grandmother who was a dedicated Republican in the Eisenhower...

 
 By News Release    News    March 20, 2019

Trapper Ed class set for April 6 in Missoula

A trapper education class is planned for Missoula on Saturday, April 6 from 8:30am to 5pm at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 2 Office...

 
 By News Release    News    March 20, 2019

Shed hunters should give wildlife a break

Late winter can be a stressful time for deer and elk with deep snow, limited food options and depleted fat reserves. That’s why Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is asking shed hunters and other...

 
 By News Release    News    March 20, 2019

UM Helps Create National Center for Rural School Mental Health

MISSOULA – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $10 million to establish a National Center for Rural School Mental Health. Dr. Ryan...

 

Op/Ed: Don't tax Montanans' medicine cabinets

Politicians in Helena need to understand that good intentions and well wishes don’t count for much when their decisions cause harm to Montanans.  Montanans are aware of the damage the opioid...

 

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