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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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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....

 

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...

 
 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 Nor...

 

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...

 

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