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Articles from the May 23, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    May 23, 2018

Montanan Steakhouse set to reopen under new ownership

Almost four years after it closed, the Montanan Steakhouse is on the cusp of re-opening with new owners, who plan to focus first and foremost on the quality of the food they serve. "We're just gonna...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    May 23, 2018

RTP grant awarded to LRD for Beaver Creek Trails Porject

Work on the Lincoln Ranger District's first dedicated mountain bike trails and on a series of off-highway vehicles connector trails should get underway late this summer thanks to a $82,393 grant...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    May 23, 2018

Watered Down

Rain and hail hammers into puddles along main street during a storm Wednesday, May 16. According to Zach Muse, who recently installed a rain gauge provide by the National Weather Service, the area...

 

Howard Thomas "Howie" Harper

Howard Thomas "Howie" Harper, 70, of Lincoln, was received into heaven on April 28, 2018. Howard was born in Missoula County on July 15, 1947 to Thomas and Katherine Harper. Howard spent his... Full story

 

Letter: Community lucky to have first responder volunteers

I do not know if this community really knows how fortunate & lucky we all are that we have so many dedicated Ambulance & Fire Volunteers. They are on call 24-7. I hope people realize these volunteers drop everything to respond. There are many...

 

Letter: Tester an obstructionist

Montana Senator Jon Tester ruined a mans reputation by taking a handful of rumors and running to CNN without first verifying their validity. A professional would have went to the committee and brought up the rumors. In a commercial, Tester holds up...

 

Letter: Agrees woodcutters need to keep it clean

I would like to reiterate the comments of Dennis Conkle in the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch’s May 9, 2018 paper about wood cutters and gatherers keeping the roads and ditches clear of all brush and logs at the end of your wood gathering. Road...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    May 23, 2018

New Hooper Park restroom installation expected in July

Lincoln's Hooper Park will once again be kicking off the summer with porta potties instead of restrooms, but plans call for that to change by July 22. The Lewis and Clark County Commission awarded Tho...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 23, 2018

New Montanan owners face Lincoln's often overlooked economic obstacle

Re-opening the Montanan after four years may seem like a major challenge, but Greg Smith said one of the most vexing issues he and Julia Johnson have faced in the past couple months has simply been trying to find a place to rent in Lincoln. The new...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    May 23, 2018

Two Lincoln athletes qualify for state Class C track meet

Two member of the Lincoln Track team are headed to Great Falls this Friday to compete in the State Class C track meet. Senior Payton Peterson qualified to compete in the discus event after a...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    May 23, 2018

Tea and History at Ovando

It's not every day you hear a catchy tune about the Plague, but the students at Ovando School found one to dance to. Every spring students at Ovando School cap off the year highlighting the topics...

 

This is Montana

At a recent book signing, a gentleman who knew quite a bit about the Judith Basin country explained how Utica, a small town in the basin on the road into the Little Belt Mountains, received its name....

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 23, 2018

Lincoln high school students create posters to remind people to call 911

Envision Lincoln recently announced the winners a poster contest they sponsored at for Lincoln High School graphic design students as part of an effort to remind Lincoln-area residents to call 911...

 
 By Liz Cain    Community    May 23, 2018

Put on your dancing shoes

Lincoln Council for the Arts invites you to the first of possibly several summer dances! On June 2 at the Community Hall we will present the live music of the Montana Country Comfort Band, a popular group that has been pleasing audiences for...

 
 By Montana FWP    News    May 23, 2018

Wolf numbers remained strong in 2017

According to the 2017 Montana Gray Wolf Program Annual Report, population estimates suggest there are approximately 900 wolves in Montana. This marks the 13th consecutive year that Montana has far...

 

Cemetery clean up day cancelled

The annual Lincoln Cemetery Clean Up Day, scheduled for May 26 , has been canceled until further notice. Recent flooding washed out a section of Linvcoln Gulch Road and has impacted the road near the cemetery in several spots, limiting access to the... Full story

 

Click It or Ticket crackdown kickoff with border-to-border seat belt campaign

Helena- To kick off the 2018 Click It or Ticket seat belt initiative with the highest level of support, the Montana Highway Patrol is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety...

 
 By Montana DPHHS    News    May 23, 2018

Public health officials offer advice to prevent tick bites

HELENA - As Montanans look to enjoy the great outdoors this spring and summer, state and local public health officials urge everyone to follow a few simple steps to prevent tick bites and their...

 
 By Montana FWP    News    May 23, 2018

Deadline to apply for Deer B, Elk B, Antelope and Antelope B is June 1

Don't forget – the deadline to apply for Resident and Nonresident Deer B, Elk B, Antelope and Antelope B licenses is Friday, June 1. Residents and nonresidents can participate in the bonus point...

 

Photos: Moving the herd

The Cyr Family, owners of BC horses and Scapegoat Wilderness outfitters, move their string of horses and mules through town Sunday afternoon, May 20....

 

Photos: Greening of the black

Spring returns to the Lincoln Valley and brings with it new growth to areas burned last summer....

 

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