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Articles from the June 24, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    Features    June 24, 2020

The Montana 500

Lincoln was the first pit stop for the vintage automobiles, which left from Helena at about 8 a.m. Monday and reached Lincoln at about 11 a.m. From...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    June 24, 2020

Solid Waste Board halts plastic recycling for a year

The Lincoln Solid Waste Board has decided to pause plastics recycling for one year, starting July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021. One of the reasons for the move is the COVID pandemic, said Misty...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 24, 2020

COVID-19 concerns change USFS approach to upcoming fire season

With fire season on the horizon, the Lincoln Ranger District is preparing to tackle wildfires in a different way. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 By Zach Muse    Community    June 24, 2020

A Reminder from the Fire Chief: as summer heats up, so does fire danger

Well, we made it through another winter and spring and really had no flooding issues; a nice break for all those that have been having issues the...

 

Op-Ed: Separating fact from fiction

Fake news. Those two words have likely created more confusion and distrust of the news media than any other. While it is easy to understand why those...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    June 24, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: "Mack" McInally

Be it Summer, Winter, Spring, or Fall, whatever time of the year you will see this young fellow of 86 out for his daily walk down through Lincoln....

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 24, 2020

From My Perspective: A Tribute to Dads

Although we celebrated Father's Day this past weekend, I felt it might be a good time to pay a tribute to Dads – especially mine – for just one...

 

Obituary: Richard Lee Mason

Richard Lee Mason., age 59, of Kalispell and formerly of Lincoln, died Tuesday, June 9, in Kalispell. Richard was Born April 24, 1961 in Los Angeles,... Full story

 

Obituary: Gearl Douglas Mason

Gearl Douglas Mason, age 64, of Kalispell, died at his home May 6, 2020. Gearl was born in Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 29, 1955 to Ila Haslip. At four...

 

Obituary: Gerald "Jerry" Halter

Helena - On the morning of June 12, 2020, Gerald "Jerry" William Halter passed away after a short battle with cancer at the age of 81, surrounded by...

 

Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Library

The annual summer reading program at the Lewis & Clark Library – Lincoln Branch kicked off on June 8 and runs until August 31. This year's...

 
 By Kate Radford    Features    June 24, 2020

Friends bid farewell to Rhonda McClure as she returns to Wisconsin after 30 years in Lincoln

Dozens came to a party for Rhonda McClure last Wednesday to wish her well on her move back to Wisconsin after 40 years in Montana, most of those...

 

Lincoln School Honor Roll 4th Quarter

12th Grade Nathan Brown 4.0 Alexis Cannon 4.0 Sage Kamps 4.0 Jaken Shelton 4.0 Ryan Greenwood 3.909 11th Grade Lindsey Weisner 4.0 Nikki Snyder 3.667...

 

Deputy's Log: June1 14-20

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received nineteen calls for service during the week of June 14 through June 20. Deputies performed six traffic...

 
 By News Release    News    June 24, 2020

Montanans should be prepared for encounters with bears

Grizzly bear populations continue to become denser and more widespread in Montana, increasing the likelihood that residents and recreationists will...

 

Photo: Keeping an eye out

A northern pygmy owl appears to wink at the camera while sitting on a fence post along Dalton Mountain Road, near Sherlock Lane Saturday afternoon,...

 

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