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Articles from the June 27, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    June 27, 2018

Cleanup work to to resume at UBMC, but funding, timeline for completion uncertain

Personnel from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Montana Natural Resource Damage Program and U.S. Forest Service provided an update on the status of the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex...

 By Connie McAfferty    News    June 27, 2018

Lincoln kids among those evacuated from Augusta-area bible school

Six teenagers from Lincoln were among 137 students and leaders from the Montana Wilderness School of the Bible who boarded CH-47 Chinook helicopters from the Montana Army National Guard's 1-189th...

 By Roger Dey    News    June 27, 2018

LVFD aids in Rogers Pass culvert repair

The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department came to the aid of the Montana Department of Transportation last Wednesday when a plugged culvert just east of Roger's Pass threatened the stability of the highwa...

 By Dave Carroll    Columns    June 27, 2018

Mountaintop Musings

Last Saturday morning we were blessed to be able to sit around our kitchen table and talk with some dear friends from Tennessee who have come to assist us with Bible camp. We first met Doyle and Susan in the winter of 1994-95 when we started...

 By Dave Galt    Viewpoints    June 27, 2018

Montana doesn't need I-186

Perhaps I'm old fashioned, but I was always taught that you don't fix what isn't broken. And when it comes to Montana's mining regulations and the environmental protections we have in place, they are...


Audit on bed tax needed

Summer is upon us and traffic is indicating what most already know-it's going to be another great tourism season in northwest Montana. Recent headlines show that many cities are trying to mitigate...

 By Roger Dey    News    June 27, 2018

A neighbor in need: LVFD delivers sandbags, water to flooded Augusta

The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department got a shout out from the Augusta-area Chamber of Commerce last week for delivering more than 60 cases of water and Gatorade for residents whose wells may have...

 By Submitted News    News    June 27, 2018

Lincoln Airport a safe haven in a storm

The storm that first moved into Montana on Saturday, June 16 forced six aircraft to land at Lincoln Airport on Sunday and one on Monday due to the local passes over the Continental Divide being cloude...


Free Fly-tying class At the Lincoln Library

Jim Bosshardt will bring his love of fly fishing to the Lincoln Library Saturday, July 7, to help celebrate the Community Hall 100 Year Anniversary. Jim is a master fly fisherman and fly tyer. He has... Full story


100-year Community Hall celebration

Come help us celebrate Lincoln Community Hall's 100th Anniversary on July 7th and 8th. Way back in 1918 when the Hall was constructed, having a place to come together and kick up their heels was a...

 By News release    News    June 27, 2018

Fireworks prohibited on Helena-Lewis and Clark Nat'l Forest

HELENA-As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest reminds visitors that fireworks are prohibited on all state and federal lands, including Forest Service;...


Summer morn

The morning sun creates a golden glow in a fog bank that formed over the Lincoln Valley early in the morning of June 21.... Full story


4th Quarter Lincoln School Honor Roll

12th Grade Karissa Ninahuanca 4.0 Shelby Gaylord 4.0 Frances Cannon 3.846 Mandy Miller 3.6 Hunter Woodward 3.5 Payton Petersen 3.333 Clay Dailey 3.0 11th Grade Maggie Jorgensen 4.0 Bridger Kamps 4.0 B...

 By Roger Dey    Community    June 27, 2018

Fearless music at the Lincoln Library

Princess Fearless, also known as Mindy Dillard, performs with "Prince Craig" England and he son "the Magical Elf" Cyrus for young and old alike at the Lincoln Branch of the Lewis and Clark County...


The days of loose hay and stripped nuts

During the loose hay era it was this time of year that most ranches got their haying equipment ready for the summer's work. In those days the machinery, except for the tractors, were home fabricated...


July Fourth events on tap in Ovando

Ovando is once again hosting their annual "Everyboy participate. Nobody Watches" Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4. Anyone interested in taking part in the parade, known for being short on...

 By News release    News    June 27, 2018

FWP co-authors award-winning paper on methods for mapping wildlife corridors

A Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologist was a co-author of a report that won the Outstanding Paper Award in Landscape Ecology from the U.S. Regional Association of the International...


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