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Articles from the October 22, 2020 edition

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 By Roger Dey    School    October 22, 2020

Lincoln School reopened after closure last week due to COVID concern

Lincoln School reopened Monday morning after being closed last week due to concerns about a possible close-contact coronavirus exposure. The closure... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    October 22, 2020

First major snowfall bring slick roads, rash of accidents

The storm last weekend that dropped about five inches of snow in Lincoln resulted in a handful of slide-offs and accidents along Highway 200 in the...

 By Roger Dey    News    October 22, 2020

Colbert selected as new Lewis and Clark County Undersheriff

Lewis and Clark County's new undersheriff is a familiar face to Lincoln residents. Sheriff Leo Dutton selected Helena native and former Lincoln...


Op-Ed: Montana Election Administrators Are Committed to Safe and Secure Elections

We serve voters by ensuring their qualifications are valid, their information is accurate, and that they have equitable, unobstructed access to... Full story


Op-Ed: We Support Public Health

We support Lewis and Clark Public Health, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and all the health providers working so hard during this pandemic. They need our support and they...


Letter: Questions Regarding New Proposed Speed Limits

I must admit, I was very glad to see the Montana Department of Transportation conducting speed studies on Highway 200 on the east side of town where...


Guest Column: I'm not fighting breast cancer battle alone; no one should

The drive from Big Sandy to Great Falls is awfully familiar to our family. Jon drives those 70-some miles twice a week as he travels between our farm and the Senate. Often we drive together—for...

 By News Release    News    October 22, 2020

2020 flu season: Two reasons to get vaccinated

If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, what will a flu vaccine get you? The answer may be better health today and improved odds of maintaining your brain power in the future. The risks posed by...


Obituary: John Thompson

John "Johnny" Thompson, age 90, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Oct. 15, 2020. Johnny was born on Sept. 19, 1930 to John and Vivian Thomps... Full story

 By Meghan Jonas    News    October 22, 2020

Top education spot features a 2016 rematch

The differences between the two candidates for the Superintendent of Public Instruction are as clear as the mask on a student's face. Superintendent E...

 By Emma Smith    News    October 22, 2020

Initiative seeks to 'clean up' rules around ballot access

Over the past few elections, Montanans have voted to change the rules around medical marijuana, sought to impose a crime victim's bill of rights and...

 By Griffen Smith    News    October 22, 2020

Didn't get a mail ballot? Here's what to do

Hundreds of thousands of ballots were mailed Oct. 9 to registered Montana voters in 45 counties doing mail-in voting. Although most ballots should saf...


From My Perspective: How Do We Come Back?

Rather than writing yet another piece about how divided we all are, I thought maybe it was time to start writing more about coming back together....


Blackfoot Valley Dispatch earns awards in 2020 Better Newspaper Contest

The BVD picked up 15 awards in the 2020 Montana Newspaper's Association's Better Newspaper Contest. The Dispatch, a Division 1 newspape with a circula...


General Deer and Elk rifle seasons start this weekend

Hunters will be taking to the field this weekend for a Montana tradition. If you're out game, be safe and good luck! Remember, with Montana FWP's...


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