Articles from the March 25, 2020 edition
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Amid coronavirus related restrictions Lincoln business owners hope for best
Nearly a week after orders went into effect to close bars and limit restaurants to take out and delivery, downtown Lincoln was a far more subdued... Full story
Forest Campgrounds, Rental Cabins, Day Use Sites Closing to Limit COVID-19 Spread
HELENA, Montana (March 26, 2020) - The health and safety of visitors, as well as Forest Service employees and volunteers, is paramount during the... Full story
A message from Lewis and Clark Solid Waste District regarding the Lincoln transfer site
Over the past 10 days, we have fielded many phone calls in our office regarding the Lincoln Solid Waste transfer site. Solid waste is an essential service and as such, the Lincoln transfer site will... Full story
FWP adjusts facility management in response to COVID-19; state lands remain open for day use
Montanans are lucky to have so many opportunities to get outdoors and recreate, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. And while Montana Fish,... Full story
Photos: Birds Galore
Spring has brought a wide variety of migrating water fowl to the Lincoln area.Trumpeter swans and a bevy of tundras swans have been spotted amid the...
Bullock announces extension of closures, mandates social distancing
Governor Steve Bullock today issued a directive to extend closures of public schools and dine-in food service and alcoholic beverage businesses... Full story
King House project receives MHF grant
The Montana History Foundation has awarded the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society a grant of $10,000 in support of the Matt King House...
Bullock Streamlines Unemployment Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19
Governor Steve Bullock today announced emergency rules March 17 to make unemployment benefits accessible to workers laid off due to COVID-19 and waive the typical one week waiting period before receiv... Full story
Disaster Assistance Now Available to all Montana Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21 – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to all... Full story
Lincoln EMS above average for CPR saves
The Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance performs well above the national average when giving life-saving CPR. This year alone, the LVA team has made two CPR...
Letter: Kudos to the Lincoln Community
The COVID-19 virus isn’t stopping education in Lincoln! While checking in with Superintendent Jennifer Packer on Monday, she relayed that Lincoln’s school students are engaging in remote education...
Hey Howdy Hey
Sending out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to the fine folks who run the Lincoln branch of the Lewis and Clark Library. Recently retired Sherri Wood...
Geise joins Senate race as Libertarian candidate
Lewis and Clark County Commission Susan Good Geise joined the Montana 2020 Senate race as a Libertarian candidate on March 18. When Libertarian...
Uncharted waters: School board moves to secure funding, prepare for possible closure extension
The Lincoln School Board met Wednesday, March 18 to ensure the school was on the right course in what trustee Jay Terman called uncharted waters. The...
A message from the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce
The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce is working hard to support our local businesses during this time. We have an ongoing social media campaign to...
Deputy's Log March 15-21
Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received fifteen calls for service during the week of March 15 through March 21, 2020. Deputies performed one...
Dear Dietitian: Heart Disease
Dear Readers: This past week I attended the funeral of my best friend's brother who died suddenly of a massive heart attack. He was only 49. You don't...
From My Perspective
My original column didn’t seem fitting for a time like now. Fortunately, other thoughts came to my mind instead that felt better suited for now....
Free Personal Use Firewood Cutting Beginning April 1
HELENA, Mont. (March 26, 2020) - Personal firewood cutting will be free to the general public from April 1 through June 1, 2020, on the Helena-Lewis...
NorthWestern Energy announces health and safety response, suspends service disconnections
March 14, 2020 – NorthWestern Energy activated a company-wide plan to address the implications of the COVID 19 outbreak while providing reliable energy service for our customers in Nebraska, South... Full story