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Articles from the August 5, 2021 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    August 5, 2021

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in effect

Two small lightning-caused fires near Rogers Pass, July 30, each about an acre in size, were knocked down quickly with water and retardant drops by...

 By News Release    News    August 5, 2021

Lewis and Clark Public Health recommends face coverings, other measures

Helena – Lewis and Clark County is now considered an area of substantial community transmission for COVID-19, according to data from the Centers...

 By Kate Radford    News    August 5, 2021

Petition signatures needed to move RID chip seal projects forward

Two petitions to fund chip sealing on Lincoln’s hard surface streets continue to be available to residents living in the Lincoln and Lambkins Rural Improvement Districts. If 20 percent or more of...


Motorcycle accident victim identified

The victim of a motorcycle crash just west of the Powell County line July 24 has been identified as Gregory DuRette of Ovando. Powell County Coroner Heather Gregory said the cause of death was... Full story

 By Roger Dey    Features    August 5, 2021

Unforeseen circumstances lead to slight changes for BPSW program

After forcing the cancellation of last year's Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild programs, COVID-19 is still affecting events planned for this...


Obituary: Greg DuRette

Gregory Alan DuRette, 59, of Ovando died on Saturday, July 24 in a motorcycle accident along Highway 200, west of Lincoln. Born on March 6, 1962 in... Full story

 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    August 5, 2021

Healing Adventures

Some of you may have noticed the absence of a column from me last week. I was finally traveling with family and close friends (after a year’s postpo...


Key updates from the Lincoln Ranger District

This is my first report to you all, and I'd like to first express my appreciation for the warm welcome by the community. Thanks for those of you that...


Opinion: Speech Control is Thought Control

I used to dismiss as a peculiar form of psychosis, the desire of some troubled souls to silence and censor the right of others to speak and think...


Montana Independent Living Project specialist to visit Lincoln next week

The Montana Independent Living Project, which provides a variety of services to promote independence for people living with disabilities in...


Upper Blackfoot Chronicles

It's been a while since we took a back at a few glimpses of Lincoln history. 1985 was the third annual Art in the Park, now known the Lincoln Arts &...


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