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Articles from the October 10, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    October 10, 2018

Envision Lincoln examines progress, goals, funding possibilities ahead of meeting on Rural Partners initiative

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and staff members from the Governor's Office of Economic Development are slated to visit with members of the Envision Lincoln team Oct. 22, as part of the fledgling...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 10, 2018

4x4 RID listening session, discussion dominates Lincoln Government Day

A listening session to discuss and take comments on a potential Rural Improvement District that would cover the cost of applying dust control to the 4x4 Road filled the meeting room at the Lincoln...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 10, 2018

Hazard Trees taken down on Flesher

Working in coordination with Montana Department of Transportation crews, eight sawyers with the Lincoln Ranger District took down dozens of hazard trees along Highway 279 near the top of Flesher...

 

Op/Ed: Distressed by Carroll's comments

I was deeply distressed by Dave Carroll's comments in his Mountain Musings column in the October 3 BVD. He begins with "all politics aside," and then proceeds to slam the Democrats for "abusing,...

 

Op/Ed: I-186 Harms Montana's Economy, Vote No on I-186

Montana's mining industry is a bright spot in our state economy. While our state has been facing growing concerns about declining tax revenue and budget shortfalls, mining continues to be one of the...

 

Letter: Representative Beard is advocate for Lincoln Airport

Lincoln First Responders and pilots at the Lincoln Airport have been working to get improvements in place that will allow flight operations in inclement weather. Representative Becky Beard has been very helpful. She has traveled to Lincoln and met...

 

Irvin Dunlap

Irvin Dunlap passed away peacefully at his home in Helena with family at his side. He now joins his loving wife Lorraine in heaven whom he gives credit for instilling his faith in our Lord and Savior...

 

Dear Dietician: Dairy

Dear Dietitian, I recently read an article that said we should eat whole-fat dairy products like whole milk and yogurt. We've always heard that we should choose low-fat or fat-free dairy products....

 

I-185 would raise tobacco tax to expand Medicaid coverage

Montana smokers could be on the hook for an additional $2 per pack if ballot initiative Initiative 185 passes. The tobacco industry is shelling out big bucks in hopes it won’t happen. It’s a big reason your mailbox is stuffed this election...

 
 By MARTI LIECHTY    News    October 10, 2018

Visions for Montana's economy clash in fight over Initiative 186

The controversy over ballot Initiative 186 seems to be about two competing visions for Montana’s future economy, and water quality underlies them both. The ballot measure, if passed, would amend the state’s 1971 Metal Mine Reclamation Act to...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    October 10, 2018

Lincoln's new Grand Piano an important tool for music students

A Kawai grand piano purchased by Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild and intended for the use of the community and the park has taken up residence at the Methodist church. BPSW President Becky...

 

Photos: Fun with the Follies

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce brought the Brewery Follies and their politically incorrect humor to Lincoln for a second year last weekend. The show drew about 130 people, mostly from Great...

 

This is Montana: Montana's Greatest Wonder: The Missouri River (Part 2 of 5)

Almost immediately upon departing the Three Forks area, the newly formed Missouri is neatly tucked into a mini-gorge. Then, only 16 miles from its inception, the Toston Reservoir and Dam decelerate...

 
 By Hope Quay    Columns    October 10, 2018

My Smart Mouth: The return of decorative gourd season

We’ve reached the second week in October, and summer is over. Summer, that tantalizingly brief season of Vitamin D and seemingly endless evenings, officially ended at midnight on September 21 in North America. We made it through relatively unscathe...

 

Coming soon: Walking Out

Beautifully filmed in Montana's Paradise Valley, the Sundance Film Festival hit, Walking Out, will provide a thrilling evening to hunters and back country enthusiasts alike. The powerfully-acted plot...

 

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