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Articles from the August 27, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    August 27, 2020

Envision Lincoln to pursue funding for community Master Plan development

Following a pair of meetings over the last month, the Envision Lincoln core team agreed to apply for a Montana Main Street grant to help hire a...

 By Roger Dey    School    August 27, 2020

School year, sports seasons get underway

The 2020-21 school year began Monday with students returning to the classroom for the first time since March. The start of a new school year is... Full story

 By News Release    News    August 27, 2020

UM Travel Institute: 2020 Tests Montana Tourism

MISSOULA – In 2019, nonresident travelers spent $3.77 billion throughout Montana, a 5.4 percent increase from the previous year. More than 12.6... Full story

 By Kate Radford    News    August 27, 2020

Housing Navigator works to address homelessness, workforce housing

With less housing on the market, finding local and affordable housing can pose difficulties throughout Lewis and Clark County, and finding affordable...


Montana lags in Census response with one month left until count ends

The 2020 decennial Census count started on Apr. 1. With the final day to be counted scheduled for September 30, Montana lags behind nearly every other...

 By Rpger Dey    Community    August 27, 2020

Envision Lincoln awarded $38,000 USDA RDBG grant

A $38,000 Rural Development Block Grant awarded to Envision Lincoln by the USDA is helping to fund additional planning for an in-town trails plan, as well as two contractor positions to support...

 By Roger Dey    Community    August 27, 2020

Hunters: Know your time limits for tree stands on state lands

Hunters, if you plan to hunt using a tree stand, keep in mind that tree stands on leased state lands are only allowed for three days. Lincoln Game...


Op-Ed: Governor Bullock Has Spoken

Governor Bullock has issued another edict. This time, it's taking away your right to choose how you vote in the November general election. While I... Full story


Letter: Systemic Racism

Watching Fox I saw what I thought was violence and property destruction in Portland, Chicago, New York City, Minneapolis: Democratic controlled...


From My Perspective: Life is all about choices

Let’s face it, life is all about choices. The ones we make, the ones that are made for us, and even the ones we don’t make, which technically are...


Opportunity for free, in-home early education in Montana

As both a long-time Montana educator and as a current Legislator, I have been aware that many rural Montana families are unable to access early childh...


Klara's Plant Pick: Oregon grape

This is the beginning of a sometimes-series about plants in Upper Blackfoot Valley. Are you interested in a particular local plant? Contact the BVD...


An appreciated delivery

Barney VandenBos stopped into the BVD office last week. His wife Claudette, passed away last month and he received a sympathy card from their friend...


Deputy's Log: Aug. 16-22

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received forty-one calls for service during the week of Aug. 16 to Aug. 22, 2020. Deputies performed six traffic...

 By News release    News    August 27, 2020

FWP offering free online courses for hunter and bowhunter education students

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is offering online hunter and bowhunter education courses this year in response to social distancing requirements... Full story


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