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Articles from the July 1, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    July 1, 2020

July 4th events OK'd to move ahead

Social distancing and personal responsibility will be paramount during this year's annual Independence Day Parade and Lincoln Rodeo. Both events,...

 By Roger Dey    Community    July 1, 2020

Mask-wearing recommended

Face coverings Recommended. Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance President Aaron Birkholz recommends using some type of mask or face covering during the upcoming holiday weekend to help prevent potential... Full story


Collision course

A Volvo sedan sits in the road near Lambkins as Lincoln Fire Chief Zach Muse directs traffic around scene of the accident it was involved in... Full story


Op-Ed: Stand up and be counted

As the country celebrates its birth as a nation, one of the most patriotic things Montanans can do is stand up and be counted--in the 2020 Census....


Letter: Thanks Sheriff Dutton

Letter to the Editor I'd like to take a moment and thank Sheriff Dutton in his role in ensuring the annual Independence Day Parade and the Lincoln...

 By Jim Oly    Columns    July 1, 2020

Big Adventure

Well, I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed writing my little stories for the BVD each week and I will still try to send in a few from afar. I do...

 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 1, 2020

From My Perspective: Arrivals and Departures

Since I moved to Lincoln in 2008-2009, it has always seemed to me it’s been a transient place with many new arrivals and sad departures. Of course,...

 By Kate Radford    Community    July 1, 2020

American flag to be awarded as 'traveling prize' for winning business float in Lincoln parade

A flag flown during a combat mission from Kuwait to Iraq especially for the Blackfoot Valley will be awarded for the first time to the first-place...


Obituary: Claudette R Vanden Bos

Claudette R (Becker) Vanden Bos was born Nov. 23, 1945 in Conrad to Gordon and Bessie Becker. She passed away June 25, 2020. Claudette attended and... Full story


Obituary: Rufus Sherrill

The passing of Rufus Sherrill was untimely. Rufus was a good man, a loving son, brother, uncle, and father. He left behind his children: son Reilly,... Full story


Obituary: Chris Waits

Chris M. Waits of Lincoln was born June 24, 1953. He passed away May 16, 2020, from complications related to diabetes....


COVID-19 related July 4th event changes

Parade Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce President Kate Radford said the LVCC is working to include many of the guidance strategies from Public Health’s Phase 2 Event Planning guidelines. The... Full story

 By Kate Radford    Community    July 1, 2020

Carburetor Tater latest Lincoln repair shop

David ‘Tater’ Davis opened a small engine repair shop in Lincoln April 13, 2020, and business is going well. Davis, who moved to Lincoln in 2012, used to work in construction. He began working on...

 By Roger Dey    Features    July 1, 2020

Cleanup day at Station 4

Lincoln firefighters and volunteers spent most of the day Saturday cleaning out the Lincoln Rural Fire District's new Station 4, just north of the...

 By Roger Dey    News    July 1, 2020

Lincoln Ambulance, Sheriff 's Office prepared for busy Fourth of July

With a number of July 4th events canceled around Montana, Lincoln stands to see a major influx of visitors hoping to experience a traditional Independence Day Parade and Rodeo. Christ Lewenight,...


Lincoln Out Of Date

C. V. Rubottom, one of the builders of the Lincoln community Hall, included a short look at Lincoln's Independence Day celebrations during the years...


Image: Declaration of Independence

Let the American youth never forget that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils and sufferings and blood of their ancestors, and... Full story


On this Independence Day, recalling the Founders' views of a free press

America's Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment to the...


Montanans Must All Work Together to Fight COVID-19

COVID-19 remains a matter of great concern for Montana medical and public health communities. As of mid-June, Montana’s COVID-19 case rates are the lowest in the continental U.S.; yet disease...


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