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Articles from the October 1, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    October 1, 2020

**Updated: Decision overturned** Judge extends mail-in ballot deadline

Update In a decision issued after the BVD print edition went to press Tuesday morning, , the Montana Supreme Court Tuesday stayed a Sept. 25 order by... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    October 1, 2020

Powell County one of few to not adopt mail-in election

In the wake of Gov. Steve Bullock Aug. 6 directive, 45 of Montana’s 56 counties have opted for mail-in voting this year, but Powell County is one of the few that still plans to staff polling places... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    October 1, 2020

Local matching funds for Master Planning grant application needed

For Envision Lincoln to have a shot at a $20,000 grant it is pursuing through Montana Main Street for a Downtown Master Plan, at least a portion of th...


Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance doubles number of EMT's following class, recent certifications

The Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance has recently brought on three new EMTs. Ron Arambarri, Klara Varga, and Chelsea Woodland all took the EMT class...

 By News Release    News    October 1, 2020

Political signs not allowed in public right-of-way

Helena – Lewis and Clark County reminds the public placing political signs in County right-of-ways is against Montana law and signs will be removed. While Administrative Rules of Montana 18.6.246...


Op-Ed: CI-118 and the missing discussion of cannabis production's environmental ramifications

Here in Montana we are granted the right to vote on ballot initiatives once they clear a number of hurdles, including having the related petition...


Letter: Thanks to the BVD

Thanks to the BVD for supporting its community and businesses. Our small town newspaper is one of the foundations of our community and I am thankful...


Letter: Thanks for Clarifying

I just wanted to reach out and say thank you. I had several of you in the community reach out via phone, text, and email to thank me for my original...


From My Perspective

Where in the world did our summer go? If you're anything like me, the list of the "stuff to get done before the snow flies," is still as long as it...

 By Bella Butler    News    October 1, 2020

Campaign for Governor highlights different visions for Montana

This year's campaign for governor pits two candidates with very different impressions of how Montana is doing and what should be done to make life...

 By Erin Sargent    News    October 1, 2020

U.S. Senate race draws national attention, outside money

Montana will not play much of a role in the battle between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, but in the fight to control...

 By Addie Slanger    News    October 1, 2020

Pair of measures would legalize marijuana in Montana

Marijuana is back on the ballot - the third time in the last five election cycles - but this year Montanans will decide for the first time whether to...

 By Alex Miller    News    October 1, 2020

Ballot measure would restrict local government gun laws

So, here's the question: How much power should local governments have to regulate firearms or prevent their possession by felons, minors,...


The Lincoln Library to host several events in the coming months

Beginning Oct. 1, the Lewis & Clark Library – Lincoln branch will be hosting a month-long art challenge using prompts and resources from the... Full story


Coronavirus pandemic In Lincoln Public Schools

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted so many lives in the world Since early 2020, the new worldwide pandemic has increased caution for all businesses, schools and even households. Behind the closed...

 By Kate Radford    School    October 1, 2020

Teacher Feature: Samantha Sechrest

Samantha Sechrest joins the Lincoln Public Schools for her first year as a lead teacher this year and is teaching high school English. Her high school...


Deputy's Log: Sept 20-26

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received twenty-four calls for service during the week of Sept. 20 to Sept. 26. Deputies performed eight traffic...


Lincoln Community Garden prepares for end of season and looks to next ear's gardening season

Lincoln Community Garden Prepares for End of Season and Looks to Next Year's Gardening Season October is the month the Lincoln Community Garden...


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