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Articles from the September 24, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    September 24, 2020

Dalton Mtn. Road Bridge TSEP contract approval recommended; county plans maintenance work

In a memo to the Board of County Commissioners, Lewis and Clark County staff recommended they approve a contract with the Treasure State Endowment...

 

Community Benefit Goes Virtual

As with many events throughout this year, the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual fundraiser, The Lincoln Community Benefi... Full story

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 24, 2020

Speed study east of Lincoln expanded

The Montana Department of Transportation has extended a speed study on Highway 200 east of Lincoln to include the intersection with Airport Road east...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 24, 2020

Lack of resident MHP trooper impacts more than just speed

Concerns about speeding and other traffic violations are nothing new to Lincoln, but after about a year without a Montana Highway Patrol trooper assig...

 

Obituary: Eugene Winters

Eugene James Winters died Aug. 29, 2020 at the age of 78. Pay no attention to that number. Age was only a number to Gene, and birthdays were not a mil... Full story

 

Gold Prospectors share skills at monthly meetings

Lincoln's gold mining tradition, dating to the gold mining boom of the 1860's that led to the establishment of the town, continues today as the...

 

Guest Opinion: THREE kinds of persons

After reading last week's guest opinion in BVD Viewpoints I felt compelled to share some of my own viewpoints along with a few facts...the first opini...

 

Op-Ed: We will stand together in defense of Montana workers

Montana is built on hard work. The working women and men of this state - the linemen, miners, laborers, boilermakers, law enforcement officers, and te...

 

Letter: Straightening things out

Dear readers of the BVD, Please allow me to straighten things out, if I can. First of all, I appreciated Tammy Jordan’s response to my letter of shock over the VOTE WISELY ad. Actually, I mostly agr...

 

Letter: What we know for sure

I have learned a lot over the past few months. If you watch Fox news; Democrat run cities are experiencing riots by supposed protesters for racial justice. ABC, NBC, and CNN portray this as...

 

Letter: Decades too late

The article written by K. F. Plumlee would have been great had it been written in the 1950’s. Today’s Democratic Party is not the same philosophically as in those earlier years. Today’s agenda...

 

Lewis and Clark Branch Libraries Bring StoryWalk

HELENA-The Branch Libraries of the Lewis & Clark Library in East Helena, Augusta, Lincoln and the Bookmobile have teamed up to bring the... Full story

 

From My Perspective: The Promise of a Quiet Morning

In general, I'm a pretty early riser. I've always been this way. When I was younger, there were animals that needed caring for before heading off to...

 

Little Lynx shine in their debut match

The 5th and 6th grade ladies of the Little Lynx 'B' squad came out strong against the Lady Rams of Helena Christian School on Saturday. Led by...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    September 24, 2020

Lady Lynx fall to Pirates in Homecoming match

The Lincoln High Volleyball team put up a spirited fight against Victor in Saturday night's Homecoming game, but the Pirates had the wind in their...

 

Teacher Feature: Drew Blubaugh

Drew Blubaugh is a first year teacher and is teaching health and P.E. this year at Lincoln Schools. He recently graduated from the University of...

 

Deputy's Log: Sept. 13-19

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received twenty-eight calls for service during the week of Sept. 13 to Sept. 19. Deputies performed seven traffic...

 

Suicide Prevention Month offers Montanans new opportunities to "Be There" for others who are struggling

Helena - September is National Suicide Prevention Month and marks an opportunity for all Montanans to have a role in preventing suicide in our communities. Each year, more than 45,000... Full story

 

GOVERNOR BULLOCK ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUNDS FOR MEAT PROCESSING, NONPROFITS

HELENA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced additional funding from the Coronavirus Relief Fund will be directed to the Montana Meat Processing...

 

Tester's Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act Receives Boost in Senate Hearing

(U.S. Senate) – U.S. Senator Jon Tester’s made-in-Montana legislation, the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, received a big boost when the U.S. Forest Service signaled it would work to...

 

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