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Articles from the September 4, 2019 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    September 4, 2019

Work underway on Lincoln sewer system; State Revolving Fund loans approved for project

Lincoln’s aging sewer system is getting a much-needed upgrade with the help of two loans for the State Revolving Fund approved last month. Governor Steve Bullock officially announced the approval...

 

The Geriatric Great Divide Extravaganza

A small horse pulling a tiny covered wagon is an interesting sight. A small horse pulling a tiny covered wagon from the Mexican border to the...

 

Photo: Upside Down

Kids swarmed the school's playground at the annual school event designed to give parents and community members a chance to meet the school staff and...

 

Dear Dietician: Gastroparesis

Dear Dietitian, I have acid reflux and gastroparesis, both are under good control with medication. I drink water and sugar-free sports drinks, and...

 

Deputy's Log Aug. 25-31

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received twenty-seven Calls for Service in the Lincoln area during the week of Aug. 25 through Aug. 31, 2019. Six...

 

Op/Ed: Tick Tock. It's Time to Stop Rx Sticker Shock

As United States Senators representing the Big Sky state and Hawkeye country, older Montanans and Iowans keep a watchful eye on spending. Like millions of Americans across the country, they are...

 

Obituary: Evelyn Hight Stokes

Evelyn Hight Stokes, 92, passed away in Missoula, Mont. at St. Patrick's Hospital on Aug. 24 with her daughter at her side. Evelyn (Jonnie to friends... Full story

 

Lincoln Council for the Arts discusses events, fundraisers at August meeting

The Lincoln Council for the Arts discussed the Lincoln Arts & Music festival, along with some upcoming events and their current fundraisers at...

 

Montana is the oldest state in the West

HELENA - Montana is, in fact, a country for old men, and women too, according to demographic statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, which indicate...

 

A busy year at BPSW

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild awaits the arrival of Artistic Director Kevin O'Dwyer and the 2019 Artists in Residence, but the park has...

 

Photos: The 55th Annual Helmville Labor Day Rodeo

This year's rodeo was dedicated to the memory of Kathy Daniels, a lifelong Helmville resident who dedicated more than 45 years of service to the...

 
 By News Release    News    September 4, 2019

Public invited to Trumpeter Swan Release in Ovando Sept. 5

After a two year hiatus, the Blackfoot Challenge will again host their annual Trumpeter Swan Release Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Rolling Stone Ranch in...

 
 By News Release    News    September 4, 2019

Forest releases Draft Decision for Stonewall Vegetation Project

LINCOLN, MONT., August. 30, 2019-The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest released its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Draft...

 

A section of the Stonewall Vegetation Project area in late 2017 shows the effect of the Park Creek fire led the Forest Service to re-analyze portions of the project. (Roger Dey Photo)

Biblically speaking the idea of “self-assurance” is one area of thinking that can lead to many problems. If we think that we are the source of all our blessings (material and immaterial) we do God...

 

Bull Trout in the Blackfoot

I spent a large part of my youth fishing: the Blackfoot River, Nevada Creek, Brown's Lake, the small creeks near Helmville, plus the pond behind our...

 
 By News Release    News    September 4, 2019

Learn the latest about chronic wasting disease in Montana

What is chronic wasting disease? Where in Montana has it been found? What is Fish, Wildlife and Parks doing about CWD? What can hunters do about CWD?...

 

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