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Articles from the August 20, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    August 20, 2020

Fields Gulch Fire nearing full containment, in patrol status

The Fields Gulch Fire six miles south of Lincoln went into "patrol status" at the end of last week, with firefighters from the Lincoln Ranger...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    August 20, 2020

Bullock school mask mandate prompts emergency Lincoln School Board meeting

At their regular Aug. 10 meeting, the Lincoln School Board opted to resume in-person teaching at Lincoln Public Schools when classes start Aug. 24....

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    August 20, 2020

37th Annual Bob Purdy Tourney plays on

Sixteen teams took part in the 37th Annual Bob Purdy Co-Ed Softball Tournament at Hooper Park over the weekend. The slow-pitch tournament was one of...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    August 20, 2020

Several factors play into Lincoln real estate market's busy summer

Like much of Montana, the real estate market in Lincoln has been busy this summer. In other parts of the state, increased realty sales have been linke...

 

Lincoln Telephone Roundup supporting local organizations for 20-plus years

The Lincoln Telephone Company has been offering their "Round Up" service to support local organizations since 1999. In that time, donations have...

 

Elkhorn COAD partners with LC County to help communities

The Elkhorn COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disasters) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lewis & Clark County to define t...

 

FAQs for returning to school for the 2020-2021 school year

What is the first day of school?  Monday, August 24th.  When is registration? We will be doing online registration this year. Mrs. Heisler sent an...

 

Upper Blackfoot Chronicles

At first in the 1890s, the Lincoln School in town had one room and one teacher, but as the area grew in population, another room and then another was added. The school district number was changed...

 

Lincoln Sportsmen's Club Beginning Handgun Seminar well attended

In keeping with its goal of providing education and enjoyment of the shooting sports, the Lincoln Sportsmen’s Club hosted a Beginning Handgun Shooters’ Seminar Aug. 8. Held at the club’s Weaver...

 

Op-Ed: American Under Seige

America is under siege. We are threatened by an enemy that is undermining the very foundations of our Constitution and the American values that have created, in the words of Ronald Reagan, the...

 

From My Perspective: Taking a day off

This past week, I enjoyed not one, but two days off. It's been awhile since I've had two in a row. It was glorious. I slept in, spent time with my...

 

Matt King House continues to make progress

The Matt King Project that began in 2015 is making progress on the new property along Main Street. In the last month, the house logs, which had been...

 
 By News Release    News    August 20, 2020

Hunters should check for closures due to wildfires before going afield

Several wildfires are active in Montana, and this can affect land access for hunters in some areas. Wildfire activity can change rapidly, and some...

 

Deputy's Log

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received thirty-four calls for service during the week of Aug. 9 to Aug. 15, 2020. Deputies performed four traffic...

 

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