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Articles from the April 18, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    April 18, 2018

Explosion knocks unoccupied building off foundation, ignites small blaze

An explosion caused by a propane leak damaged an unoccupied home along Highway 200 Sunday morning. Firefighters with Lincoln Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at a vacant home along Highway 20...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    April 18, 2018

On Her Own Terms

A presentation on the life of one of Lincoln's most colorful characters visited the Community Hall last week. Sponsored by the Montana Historical Society and the Lewis and Clark Library the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 18, 2018

Lincoln hosts Bob Marshall Complex LAC Meeting

The job of making sure wilderness areas still offer visitors a degree of solitude ironically takes a lot of people talking to one another. For 30 years, Forest Service personnel from five Ranger...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 18, 2018

Ovando named Montana Tourism Community of the Year

The small, rural community of Ovando went head to head with the cities of Helena and Butte and came out on top as it was named Montana's 2018 Community of the Year. Ovando earned recognition for its... Full story

 

BLM should reject APR plan that would destroy Montana rangeland

The radical proposal by the American Prairie Reserve (APR) to fundamentally shift long-established grazing practices on 250,000 acres of public property ought to be rejected by the Bureau of Land Management. Not only would the proposal cause...

 

The tragedy of Bullock's budget cuts

There is a real tragedy of Governor Steve Bullock’s deep cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services budget: He didn’t have to make them. On multiple occasions Bullock could have sided with protecting Montana’s most vulnerable citizens...

 

19th Annual Blackfoot River Ducks Unlimited Banquet set for Saturday

Ducks Unlimited Blackfoot River Chapter is hosting its 19th Annual Dinner Banquet at the Lincoln Community Hall on Saturday, April 21. Doors open at 5 P.M. A tasty dinner, prepared by Bushwhacker's,...

 

Powell County Weed District annual Vegetation Management Meeting set

The Powell County Weed Board will be holding its annual spring weed management education and outreach get togethers Thursday May 3rd, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Deer Lodge Community Center and Friday May 4th, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Helmville Community Center....

 
 By Roger Dey    School    April 18, 2018

Preparing for a 21st Century Prom

Junior Prom. As life events go, it's probably one of the most anticipated and memorable events of any student's high school experience. But prom's don't just happen. They take a lot of coordination,...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    April 18, 2018

No more blind faith

It's like this. I'm now bankrupt in one country and stone broke in another. That takes some work. I've written about Beré. She works in the restaurant on the weekends and occasionally other...

 

HLCNF encourages people to avoid Snow-packed roads & trails

HELENA-As weather conditions continue to fluctuate, forest managers want to remind people to be careful while driving out and hiking in the forest. "Due to the accumulated snow, even as late as last w...

 

Generations

Two photos show five generations of family. In the left photo Katherine Tronson holds her great great granddaughter Amanda Cyr while surrounded by her granddaughter Jean Cyr, great grandson Bill Cyr...

 

Spring-ish

Spring seems to finally be here, but last week's snow storm made it look like winter hadn't given up on Lincoln....

 

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