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Articles from the July 17, 2019 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    July 17, 2019

Rally in the Valley Rumbles into Lincoln

After a one-year hiatus, the Lincoln Bike Rally returned to town, bringing the thunder with it. Under the direction and organization of the Tenacious...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 17, 2019

Lincoln-based USFS fire crew fights major Alaska fire

Ten firefighters based at the Lincoln Ranger District deployed to Alaska last week to help combat a major wildfire on the Kenai Peninsula. The Helena...

 

Correction

In last week’s Issue we misidentified the stock contractor that worked with the Lincoln Rodeo until this year. That contractor was Pistol Creek Rodeo, not Red Eye Rodeo. Red Eye rodeo has been the...

 

Dear Dietician: Coffee

Dear Readers, For many of us, it's a morning must-have, almost a medical necessity. We just aren't functional until we've had that...

 

Op-Ed: Keep fighting to lower prescription drug costs

We must keep working to lower prescription drugs prices in Montana. After conducting a nearly two-year investigation into drug costs, including...

 

Senior Center Summer Raffle winners

Thanks to all who bought tickets and/or donated items for our annual summer wagon raffle. Donations came from Helena Home Depot, Sam’s Club Great Falls, Valley Farms Helena, Murdoch’s Helena,...

 

Deputy's Log July 7 - 13

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received 40 Calls for Service in the Lincoln area during the week of July 7-July 13, 2019. Seven of those Calls for...

 

Volunteers needed for Clothing Giveaway

Now that summer has arrived and July 4 has come and gone, the next big event is the first day of school. So naturally, the time has come for the clothing giveaway, scheduled for Aug. 4 through Aug....

 

Obituary: Dorothy Beck Anderson

Dorothy Nyleen was born July 21, 1932 in Havre, Mont. She was the daughter of Adolph and Hilda Beck of Hogeland, where Dorothy was raised and showed... Full story

 
 By Amanda Eggert    News    July 17, 2019

Living with Fire

NOTE: In this three-part series, Montana Free Press examines how federal land management agencies have approached wildfire in the past and highlights...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 17, 2019

2019 BPSW artist Stuart Frost visits Lincoln

Most descriptions of Stuart Ian Frost's work sound like a narrative of the very idea upon which Blackfoot Pathway's: Sculpture in the Wild itself was...

 

RMDC to have extra food for seniors

Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc. will have supplemental foods available to Lincoln area senior citizens at the Lincoln Senior Center on Wednesday, July 24 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.  Foods are...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 17, 2019

Crash course: Local firefighters conduct extrication training

The ability to remove an injured person from a wrecked car as quickly and safely as possible is a critical skill for firefighters who serve in towns...

 

Tick Season: An ounce of prevention

(SPM Wire) Summer is here, and nature beckons. The benefits of spending time outside -- from an increase in vitamin D levels to the healing powers of...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    July 17, 2019

Baseball in Helmville

During the post-WWII years and into the late 1950s almost every town in Montana had a sandlot baseball team. Baseball was in its heyday with Mantle,...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    July 17, 2019

Legion debuts latest donation to Post 9 at Lincoln Bike Rally

A recent donation to Lincoln American Legion Post 9 made its debut at the Lincoln Bike Rally last weekend. The 12-foot, double-axle trailer, donated...

 

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