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Articles from the August 1, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    August 1, 2018

Local pilot receives FAA's highest honor

The Federal Aviation Administration honored Charlie Sherman at the Lincoln Airport Open House last weekend with an award honoring him for several decades of safe flying. Jeff Vercoe, a Lincoln...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 1, 2018

Bushwackers under new ownership

Leona Cannon thought Dan Lerum was training her to be the new manager of Bushwackers over the winter, but by March he still hadn't given her an answer. So she asked for one. "I went to him... and aske...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 1, 2018

Fire destroys cabin near Landers Fork Bridge Monday

An early morning fire destroyed a cabin on Copper Creek Road near the Landers Fork Bridge Monday morning. A neighbor a few miles away reported the blaze at 6:45 a.m., thinking it was a wildfire. A...

 

The future of small-town Montana rides on public lands

This story is part of The Montana Gap project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network. The winds of Montana's Rocky Mountain Front buffet the empty Dupuyer Elementary School....  Website

 
 By Zach Muse    Community    August 1, 2018

It's Drying time again

The tremendous amounts of rain we got this spring and early summer are gonna come back to haunt us. We have tons of grass. Tall, tall grass. And its drying out fast, and with just the tiniest spark an...

 

Guest Editorial: Working together in Lincoln for a bright future

Recently, a group of media took flight with University of Montana professor Rick Graetz to take in the stunning landscape of the southern Crown of the Continent area, centered on Lincoln. This flight highlighted Graetz’s effort to map, explore,...

 

Opinion: I-186 will hurt taxpayers

There's an old saying that, "If it can't be grown or raised, it must be mined." In Montana-where mining is among our largest economic drivers and our state motto is Oro y Plata (gold and...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    August 1, 2018

My Smart Mouth: The Allure of Other People's Junk

What is it about other people's junk that so enthralls us? I was asking myself that question last Friday as my family and I began our second circuit around Lincoln's annual flea market, eagerly...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    August 1, 2018

Lincoln Airport potential underscored by grant announcement on heels of open house, barbecue

In a press release late Monday afternoon, Sen. Steve Daines announced more than $20 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for improvements to airports throughout the...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    August 1, 2018

Old Habits Die Hard

Old habits die hard. The nights are getting chillier, now, and even though I haven't hunted in over twenty years, I still find myself thinking about the coming hunting season. This came from my father...

 
 By News Release    News    August 1, 2018

Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet Aug. 9

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 9, at FWP Headquarters in Helena. The agenda includes final decisions on the 2018/2019 furbearer and trapping seasons and 2018...

 
 By News Release    News    August 1, 2018

Dates announced for over-the-counter and surplus license sales

A few important dates remain for hunters looking for license for this upcoming hunting season: On Aug. 6, hunters can buy over-the-counter and surplus B licenses (antlerless) for deer and elk. On...

 

Announcement: No quorum for Govt. Day, listening session planned

County Commissioners Government Day Meeting (Friday August 3, 2018) CANCELED due to a Lack of Quorum. A Listening Session (Friday the 3rd at 10:30 am at the Lincoln Library) will be held by...

 

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