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Articles from the July 30, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    Features    July 30, 2020

Downtown Ovando gets a facelift

Downtown Ovando got a face lift with the buildings on the south side of the town's central square getting a distinctive new paint job this month, upda...


Sculpture in the Wild seeing more media coverage, higher visitor counts during coronavirus pandemic

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild has gained broad national attention this spring and summer as a place to enjoy art and the outdoors through... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    July 30, 2020

UBVCC covers array of topics at July meeting

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council discussed a wide number topics at their July 21 meeting, including updates the Mike Horse road and restoration project to an Envision Lincoln grant award...


Photo: Monture Mud

Sediment washed down from Monture Creek gives the Blackfoot river a split personality at Scotty Brown Bridge Friday, July 25. Heavy rains that fell...


Op-Ed: We Must Reignite Montana's Economy

Our state, and our country, has never faced a challenge like the one we are confronted with today. COVID-19, and the ensuing shutdown sent shockwaves...


Op-Ed: Sheriff's on Masks and personal responsibility

Sheriffs take an oath to support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the state of Montana. We will uphold our oath, protect public safety and respond to...


Letter: Congrats on new look, keeping BVD alive

Dear Roger and Erin, We just received our first copy of the BVD in its new format. Congratulations on the new look; the broadsheet takes it "uptown"...


Letter: Congratulations on AED grant

To: Kate and Tommy Applegate, Helmville MT Congratulations with the success of obtaining AEDs for the Helmville Community through a grant received...

 By Kate Radford    News    July 30, 2020

Different counties mean different directives for dealing with COVID-19

Phase 2 of the Reopening of the Big Sky Plan launched on June 1, and Governor Bullock's directive regarding face coverings in indoor public spaces and... Full story

 By Jim Oly    Columns    July 30, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Trips to Drummond

There was a song that came out back in the early 80's when I was in high school: "I Can't Drive 55," by Sammy Hagar. Well, with my moving, I have...


Maintenance work at Lincoln Community River Park

Local volunteers got together July 17 to pull weeds and perform maintenance at the Lincoln Community River Park on Stemple Pass Road. Weed control is...

 By Roger Dey    Community    July 30, 2020

Helmville Rodeo Grounds, Community Center sees improvements from leftover grandstand renovation funding; plans for Labor Day rodeo under discussion

A new set of metal bleachers will give spectators with disabilities a better experience and increase the number of seats available at the Helmville...

 By Roger Dey    Features    July 30, 2020

Ovando property sale takes Flys to someplace familiar

Howie and Peggy Fly’s sale of their buildings in downtown Ovando has meant a move for them, but they haven’t gone far. The home they had been living in - the old Boyd Ranch house that was moved...


Images: Lincoln Out of Date

This week, news clippings that included a story from the Helena Independant Record on a goodwill tour by Heena and Lincoln businessmen in July, 1960,...


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