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Articles from the May 2, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    May 2, 2018

Hi Country employee concerns take center stage during CDBG public hearing

A public hearing held by the Montana Business Assistance Connection to take public comments on the application for a Community Development Block Grant that could be used to help a prospective buyer pu...

 By Roger Dey    News    May 2, 2018

Rising Water

Lewis and Clark county Public Works Director Eric Griffin said the county is monitoring the roads around Lincoln on a daily basis , and will deal with them on a site by site basis once water stops... Full story

 By Roger Dey    School    May 2, 2018

Absenteeism, poor scores affect Lincoln 7-8 accreditation

Issues with absenteeism and failing grades among Lincoln's Junior High School students has taken a toll on the middle school's accreditation status this spring, placing it in an "Advice" category,...

 By Zach Muse    Community    May 2, 2018

Thanks for a record breaking Fireman's Ball

Sorry this has taken a while, but I've been waiting to get some better numbers on what we earned from the Fireman's Ball and get all the bills in. I've gotten most of them in and after going through t...


Arlene Mae Lemmon Heppner

Helena - Arlene Mae Lemmon Heppner passed peacefully at Legacy Assisted Living Facility in Helena, MT on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Arlene was born on July 10, 1924, in Savoy, MT to Claude and Billie... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    May 2, 2018

Lincoln plays host to Montana American Legion District meeting

Lincoln hosted the spring meeting of District 6 of the American Legion of Montana, with about 50 Legionnaires from the "Mining District" and several representatives from the Veteran's Administration...


Congress should address deferred maintenance problem in National Parks

The week of April 21 thru 29 marks National Parks Week, a time to celebrate the natural wonders and unique cultural heritage our Parks protect and put on display. This year’s National Parks Week couldn’t come at a more opportune time—that’s...

 By Dave Carroll    Columns    May 2, 2018

Change & Choices

My last “Musing” was titled “A New Beginning” and in it I shared some thoughts on being in community, and also on a new chapter in life as pastor of the Community Bible Church of Lincoln. I am very excited about that! But then again we are...

 By Roger Dey    News    May 2, 2018

End of the Ride

Although Ovando was recently recognized for the community's welcoming attitude and hospitality toward cyclists, one of the major cycling events that used the town as its base fell victim to last...

 By Roger Dey    School    May 2, 2018

MCT brings 'Gulliver's Travels' and a unique student experience to Lincoln

The Missoula Children's Theater returned to Lincoln School last week with their take on the Jonathan Swift classic "Gulliver's Travels," and the play drew a record number of students interested in...

 By Roger Dey    Community    May 2, 2018

Roberson retires from job at Ranger District

After four and a half years as the front desk person at the Lincoln Ranger district, Lisa Roberson retired from her position last week. Roberson, who has been battling Huntingtons disease for the...

 By Hope Quay    News    May 2, 2018

Long-time owner works final shift at Helmville's Copper Queen Saloon

The Copper Queen Saloon, Helmville's only local watering hole, recently changed hands after more than two decades. Former owner and chief bartender Tami Foell, who ran the Copper Queen ...


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