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Articles from the August 29, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

L&C County Commission denies 4x4 Road RID request

Lewis and Clark County Commissioners took the advice of county staff at their meeting in Helena Aug. 16, and voted unanimously to deny the request to create a rural improvement district for the 4x4... Full story

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    August 29, 2018

Film crew returns to Lincoln to complete 'Ted K' location filming

Although Ted Kaczynski's cabin has looms large in the narrative of his story over the past 20 years, the full-scale reproduction of it, sitting in the original location with its door facing away from...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

Public scoping open on USFS plan to re-route section of Copper Creek Rd.

The Lincoln Ranger District is working through the planning process for rerouting a one mile stretch of Copper Creek Road, located about a mile and a half north of Snowbank Lake, from it's current...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    August 29, 2018

The enduring allure of vintage fashion

As I scrambled to organize and finalize the details on 70 outfits the night before the second annual Heritage Day Vintage Fashion Show, I couldn't help but wonder why I would ever agree to spearhead...

 

A peek at Lincoln Heritage Day

Visitors to Lincoln's Heritage Day could step back in time last Saturday with horse drawn wagon rides and chances to try their hand at butter making, leather stamping, candle making, flower pressing,...

 

Letter: Keep trash out of recycling

Do you value the PRIVILEGE of recycling in Lincoln? Hopefully you do. We must work to keep TRASH from being thrown in the recycling bins next to the Senior Center, located across the street from the public school. The front-page headline in the...

 

Solid Waste District hosting free Garbage Day for permit holders

Lewis and Clark County and the Lincoln Solid Waste District will be hosting a free Community Garbage Day event at the Lincoln Transfer Station. The event will be held on Sunday, September 9 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A Lincoln Solid Waste permit will...

 

Dear Dietician

Is Coconut Oil Bad for You? Dear Readers, This past week a Harvard doctor referred to coconut oil as “pure poison,” which set off a social media firestorm. What’s all the fuss about? Another...

 

Renowned sculptors to be featured in September residencies at Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild

LINCOLN - The fifth anniversary of Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild this September promises to elevate further the surprising art park in this small mountain community. In addition to...

 

Sculpture in the Wild development ahead of schedule

LINCOLN - Five years ago some 60 Lincoln-area residents got together in the school gym to hear of a new vision for this small mountain community. Logging and mining were continuing to fade as...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

County planning to move ahead with repair of North Lincoln Gulch Rd. washout

Lewis and Clark County Public Works is making plans to repair the large washout on North Lincoln Gulch Road, without the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Public Works Director...

 
 By News Release    News    August 29, 2018

Temporary Leadership Changes for Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest

HELENA - Beginning in September, Forest Supervisor Bill Avey will begin a temporary assignment as Northern Region Deputy Regional Forester in Missoula. While Avey is on this detail, Lisa Stoeffler...

 

Fiber Guild returns to Lincoln with new name

Beginning in September, the Lincoln Fiber Guild will begin meeting again, but this time under a new name, The Lincoln Fiber Circle. Resident, Tammy Jordan returned to Lincoln in March of this year...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    August 29, 2018

Family milk cows, and the chores they meant, now a thing of the past

Along with the beaverslide stackers and teams of horses, the family milk cows have disappeared into the past. I don't think anyone misses them. The state of Montana initiated brucellosis testing of...

 
 By News Release    News    August 29, 2018

Hunting access: Ask early, don't wait

Montana's millions of acres of private land offer some excellent hunting opportunities-the only catch is gaining the landowner's permission to hunt. It is Montana law that hunters obtain landowner per...

 
 By News Release    News    August 29, 2018

2018/2019 shoulder seasons have started

Elk shoulder seasons began Aug. 15 in several hunting districts around Montana. Elk shoulder seasons are firearms seasons that can occur as early as Aug. 15 and run as late as Feb 15 depending on the...

 

Citizens Alliance Bank welcomes Lindsay to Lincoln

Shayne Lindsay recently joined Citizens Alliance Bank in the Lincoln, Mont. location as Branch Manager and Loan Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for oversight of the Lincoln branch,...

 

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