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Articles from the July 25, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    July 25, 2018

UBMC cleanup work once again underway

Work at the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex last week, nearly a year after the Montana Department of Environmental Quality suspended clean up efforts to determine, with the U.S. Forest Service and the...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    July 25, 2018

Lincoln School upgrades water main

Lincoln Public School is upgrading their main water line this summer, swapping out the old PVC water line pipe for newer, more durable HDPE pipe. School custodian Derek Perez said it's mainly a...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    July 25, 2018

Lincoln School athletics program raising funds to replace failing scoreboard

When the scoreboard at the Lincoln Gym shorted out during a Jan. 11 home game against Phillipsburg, Lincoln School Athletic Director Laura Bullis broke out a whiteboard to keep score. This summer,...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 25, 2018

'Finally, finally, finally'

'Finally, finally, finally,' commented Lincoln Park board member Jesse Sallin, on the long-awaited installation of the new pre-cast restrooms, jokingly referred to as the Hooper Pooper. Sallin was on... Full story

 

Mountaintop Musings: Passing it On!

Well it is Monday morning and it looks to be a beautiful day! I have a fishing expedition to get to with my good friend Jason. But first I have to write this column! Some days it is hard to decide what to “Muse” about. But today it isn’t; I...

 

Opinion: I-186 harmful For Montana

Radical environmentalists funded by out-of-state billionaires would have Montanans believe I-186 is only about clean water, and that Montanans wrote this “citizens initiative”. They would have us believe Montana’s mining revenue and the local s...

 

Thanks for the Summer Pack Trip, Cyrs

Thank you, Bill Cyr, for donating a five days and four nights Summer Pack Trip in the Scapegoat Wilderness for the 2018 LFD Fireman's Ball Auction. I won the bid! We put the word out about the trip...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 25, 2018

King faces additional felony charges for mail theft, forgery

A Lincoln woman arrested July 12 for felony drug possession is facing new felony changes for mail theft and forgery stemming from a June 1 stop by a Lewis and Clark County Deputy in Helena. Deputies...

 

Helena-Lewis and Clark National forest hosting Forest Plan Revision meetings to discuss draft plan, draft EIS

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest began hosting a series of public meetings across the forest this week to discuss both the draft forest plan and the draft environmental impact statement...

 
 By News Release    News    July 25, 2018

Montana DOJ releases 2017 Annual Crime Lab Report

HELENA – The Montana Department of Justice released its Forensic Science Division's 2017 Annual Report Wednesday, July 18.  The Division, commonly known as the State Crime Lab, analyzes crime...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 25, 2018

More than just making a buck

Occupying their usual spot, just off the main loop in Hooper Park in a campsite among the trees, Leroy and Jean Cyrs' set up, with glittering Rada knives, jams, suspenders and sundry collectibles, is...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 25, 2018

Cowboy shooting returns to Lincoln with CMSA Northern Mountain Region Finals

The Lincoln Rodeo Grounds once again played host to the Treasure State Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association as they brought the Northern Mountain Region Finals to town last weekend. Michael Emch, the...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    July 25, 2018

Fun and guilt at the Tri-County Fair

During the loose hay years, we kids would get a respite of four days, and that was the tri-county fair in Deer Lodge. It was the high point of our summer. We were in 4-H, so we always had a project,...

 

Recollections from 30 years with the Lincoln Ambulance

I moved here in 1982, and wanting to be a stay at home mom, I provided daycare in my parents' house until 1983, when I moved in with a friend and continued to provide daycare. I later moved in with...

 
 By News Release    News    July 25, 2018

West Nile Virus Found in Local Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Lewis and Clark County, prompting local health officials to advise steps to prevent mosquito bites. So far, health officials have confirmed no cases of illness in people or horses in Montana, but...

 

Blackfoot Valley Fishing Report

Fishing is going CRAZY currently. The flow is still above normal. The temperature is still cool [thank you mother nature for making this July cooler than the last several years. Feel free to continue...

 

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