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Articles from the April 15, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    April 15, 2020

Local sewing groups step up for responders, community members

As the COVID-19 pandemic has worn on, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has done an about face and is now recommending face coverings... Full story

 By News Release    News    April 15, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces Coronavirus Relief Fund Task Force

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced the establishment of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Task Force to provide guidance and advice on how... Full story

 By News Release    News    April 15, 2020

Local Public Health Officials Close Developed Campgrounds

Public health officials in Lewis and Clark County today issued an order requiring developed public and private campgrounds in the county to close to r... Full story

 By Roger Dey    Features    April 15, 2020

Canyon Creek Country Store carries on

With a history spanning more than 130 years, the Canyon Creek Store has survived depressions, recessions, epidemics, pandemics and sundry blizzards... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    April 15, 2020

April 8 Community Roundup

April 8 Update.- As of April 15, we haven't heard of any additional updates. please let us know if anything has changed. Thankss always, if we missed... Full story

 By News Release    School    April 15, 2020

OPI, BPE, MT-PEC Recommendations for Graduation Ceremonies and School Year-End Planning

For background, we have received dozens of reach-outs from school leaders asking for our opinions or guidance on how the remainder of the school year...

 By News Release    News    April 15, 2020

Bullock releases report analyzing COVID-19 cases in Montana

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today released a report produced by state epidemiologists examining 377 cases of COVID-19 in Montana that helps the... Full story


Meal match challenge designed to help feed those in need

Local restaurants and Action Realty are teaming up to support groups in Lincoln throughout the month of April. Every Thursday, Action Realty is donating $1 for each meal order placed at Lincoln... Full story

 By Dave Carroll    Columns    April 15, 2020

Mountaintop Musings: Resurrection Reality!

Last Sunday the world celebrated Easter. The first Easter was the day in which the disciples and enemies of the Lord Jesus Christ discovered that the...

 By Jim Oly    Columns    April 15, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Thankful for Lincoln

I know I have been sending out thanks to individuals and organizations, etc. and I will continue to do so, but this week I want to send a big Hey Howd...


Egg-stra Thank You

I'd like to take a few moments and thank several people and organizations who helped make this Easter a special one for our kids in Lincoln. First,...


Letter: : Thanks Fire, Ambulance

To the Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Crew, Thank you so much for taking time on Easter to be away from your family to do something sweet for the community. You didn’t get to see the people inside...

 By Kate Radford    News    April 15, 2020

Mail to Our Seniors during Nat'l Card & Letter Writing Month

With residents across the state staying at home in response to Governor Bullock’s directive, libraries are offering programs to encourage kids, individuals and families to write letters to seniors.... Full story

 By Tammy Jordan    News    April 15, 2020

LVCC unveils improved website

It's been a year in the making, but this week, the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce launched its new website. The site, which can be found at...

 By Kate Radford    News    April 15, 2020

Montana Warmline mental health support expands during COVID-19 response

The Department of Health and Human Services recently announced expansion of the Montana Warmline service to help support Montanans during COVID-19....


Tiana's Homeschool Hint of the Week

Free online resources are amazing, but just the beginning. All those great websites can eat up your time and not actually take you anywhere if you are not careful - trust me, I know! So, don't get bog...

 By News Release    News    April 15, 2020

Unified COVID Command Urges Residents to 'Stay the Course'

A graph of COVID-19 cases over time in Lewis and Clark County shows a curve that's been "encouragingly flat," according to public health officials.... Full story


Montana's counties need help

HELENA, MT – Local Government is at the front lines of the COVID-19 response, including our law enforcement, health departments, health officers,... Full story


Enjoy National Forest trails and recreating responsibly by social distancing

HELENA - The recreational opportunities available on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest are important resources for you and your loved ones... Full story


Home Energy Bills and COVID-19

If you are worried about how you are going to pay your home energy bill as a result of issues related to COVID-19, please contact Energy Share of... Full story

 By News Release    News    April 15, 2020


Governor Steve Bullock today issued a Directive to provide emergency rental assistance to help families with limited financial resources make ends meet during the unprecedented economic situation caus...


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