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Articles from the June 10, 2021 edition


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  • Photos: Elementary kids on track

    Updated Aug 31, 2022

    Lincoln School hosted their annual Elementary Track Day Thrusday, June3...

  • History Foundation Launches History Hikes & Walks Program in Helena

    Montana History Foundation, News Release|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    The Montana History Foundation is launching a new program called History Hikes & Walks in Helena to connect residents and visitors with the city's landscape and history. The series kicks off Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. History Hikes & Walks promotes heritage tourism, outdoor recreation, and downtown businesses. "Bringing people together for history is one of our main goals and the History Hikes & Walks program does just that," says History Foundation...

  • Lincoln Firefighters host first outdoor Firemans Ball

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Jun 9, 2021

    The Lincoln Fireman's Ball was the latest local event to make a comeback as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes and restrictions loosen up. Normally scheduled a weekend in March around St. Patrick's Day, the Ball had to be cancelled last year as the Lewis and Clark Public Health began implementing restrictions related to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Instead they hosted a successful auction via Facebook to help raise funds for the fire company. Despite the success of last...

  • The Cost of Living

    Tammy Jordan|Updated Jun 9, 2021

    Has anyone else notices the slight yet growing cost of everything lately, or is it just me? Everything from food prices and gas prices to the ridiculous cost of building materials and more. I’m one of those “track my money” folks because I live on a budget. I know how much money I bring home from my various jobs. I know what should go into savings, what I have to spend on necessities like food, clothing, gas, pet needs, etc., and how much “fun money” I have to do with as I...

  • Guest Editorial: Against Leftwing Extremism in the Military

    Matt Rosendale -R, U.S. Representative Montana|Updated Jun 9, 2021

    Our institutions aren't what they once were. Opinion polls show overwhelmingly that trust in the government, in Congress, and in business has fallen in previous years and remains low. One exception is the military, which is consistently among our most respected institutions. This reputation has been hard-won, over decades of apolitical service to the nation. Americans recognize that service by honoring our servicemen and women, and extending our armed forces enormous respect...

  • Lincoln Farmers Market gets a reboot

    Kate Radford, Contributing writer|Updated Jun 9, 2021

    Lincoln's first farmers market in two years kicked off on June 4 with several booths and a steady flow of visitors at Valler's Market. The plan to start a Farmers Market in Lincoln originated with Envision Lincoln's Health and Wellness Action team in 2018. The market originally started in 2019 with funds from the Lincoln Council for the Arts, which served as the market's fiscal sponsor, and the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce. Jason and Tiana Valler, owners of Valler...

  • Obituary: DuWayne Price

    Updated Jun 9, 2021

    "On the Wings of a Snow-White Dove", DuWayne Curtis Price, 78, left his home in Lincoln, Montana and entered Heaven on May 27, 2021. He was greeted by and wrapped in the loving arms of his mom, Hilda. DuWayne was born Aug. 2, 1942 in Fargo N.D., lived on a farm in Wolverton, Minn. and graduated from Barnesville, Minn. High School in 1960. He joined the U.S. Army and served one year in Vietnam. DuWayne had many enjoyable careers. In 1975 he graduated from The North Dakota...

  • PhotosL Graduation Day

    Updated Jun 9, 2021

  • Northern Rockies Blacksmiths gather in Lincoln for 'hammer in'

    Jason and Tiana Valler|Updated Jun 9, 2021

    “When you have a hammer, everything is a nail. When you have a blacksmith, everything is anything you want it to be” It seems today that the word “blacksmith,” most often calls to mind the image of the farrier shaping shoes for horses. While it is true that a farrier is a blacksmith, a blacksmith isn't necessarily a farrier. As the quote above shows, blacksmithing is much more. It is the art of forging metal using tools like a hammer, an anvil and a forge to make objects which range from tools to hooks to gates, hinges to scu...

  • Lighting sparks small fires in Lincoln Valley

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Jun 9, 2021

    Lighting that moved through the area on the evening of June 3 caused two small fires near Lincoln that required a response by firefighters. Bill Cyr with the Montana DNRC reported at the June 4 Lincoln Government Day that one fire was on the McInnis property along the Blackfoot River, near Highway 279. The second was near Moon Drive in the Lone Point area. Cyr said they also had reports of two other fires, but had no information on them. One was reportedly in the Stemple Pass...

  • RID chip seal costs a focus of Lincoln Government Day

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Jun 9, 2021

    The June 4 Government Day meeting served as the first in a series of projected meetings in Lincoln to discuss the funding for maintenance of Lincoln’s hard surface streets. Lincoln is generally on a seven to nine year cycle for chip sealing to preserve the paved streets in town. The streets in town were last chip sealed in 2014. They were originally slated to be redone this year, but due to COVID-19 meeting restrictions, Lewis and Clark County officials opted to push it back a year to ensure they could hold the necessary p...

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