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Articles from the October 24, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    October 24, 2018

UBMC tour showcases history, cleanup progress

Last Wednesday, about twenty people boarded vans at Hooper Park for a three-hour tour of the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex for a look at progress that has been made since remediation and restoration...

 

Caring for Lincoln, four paws at a time

For the past 31 years, once a month, you can find a white motor home sitting outside the Sportsman's Motel. Inside, you will find Dr. Loren Keller waiting to care for the four-legged residents of...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    October 24, 2018

Mercy Flight conducts annual Safety Stand-down at Lincoln

Last Wednesday about 45 members of the Mercy Flight air medical service from Benefis Hospital in Great Falls descended on the Lincoln Airport for their annual Safety Stand-down. Every year, Mercy...

 

Op/Ed: Working with President Trump & delivering results

Montana is special. That's why my wife, Susan, and I raised our four kids here. It's why we started a business here in our home – one that created hundreds of high-paying, Montana jobs. And it's...

 

Letter: Who is doing the lying?

A recent letter in the BVD expounded the virtues of Jon Tester and the supposed foibles of Matt Rosendale. If you watch TV, one side says one thing, the other side another. Unless you have followed...

 

Letter: Scott the person we need

Letter to the Editor,  Catherine Scott is exactly the person we need to represent House District 80, a diverse part of Montana covering over 2900 square miles. Serving in the legislature is no easy...

 

Obituary: Clifford Schmutzler

Clifford A. Schmutzler, 82, of Great Falls, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 due to natural causes at Peace Hospice. Cremation has been entrusted to Croxford Funeral Home. Veteran burial...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 24, 2018

Firewood cutting permitted on log deck at Flesher Pass

Logs decked near the Forest Service campground at Flesher Pass were opened to firewood cutters last week after Forest Service personnel determined the there was no market value in the wood. Lincoln...

 

Dear Dietician: Natural Foods

Dear Readers, What images come to mind when you think of a natural food? An apple freshly picked from a tree? A loaf of bread fresh out of the oven? Fresh green beans right out of the garden? Some...

 
 By Caitlyn Patel    News    October 24, 2018

Voters to decide if ballot collection should remain legal

Supporters of LR-129 claim their proposal will ensure that mail-in ballots are secure and that the state’s elections are free of potential fraud, but opponents argue the entire effort may cause unnecessary gridlock at the polls and distract from...

 

Skate park proposal: : An open letter to the community of Lincoln.

Hello, we are the Lincoln Skateboard committee, also known as Straight Outta Lincoln. We are a group of kids aged 10 to 16 who are fighting to get a skate park built in our town. As some of you may know, we were visited and offered a grant by the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 24, 2018

2018 progress at the UBMC

Work at the UBMC has been proceeding rapidly this year, despite getting off to a late start. The plan for this year included a flexible three-section approach that started with a base bid that...

 
 By Dick Geary    Columns    October 24, 2018

Respecting the Halloween traditions

Every fall, about 2,000 years ago, the Celts celebrated a festival they called Shahmain (show-in). As the centuries passed, some Roman and Catholic Church activities were blended in with the Celts'...

 

Lewis and Clark Library brings interactive movie to Lincoln branch

The Lincoln branch of the Lewis & Clark Library hosted a free "interactive" screening of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Friday, Oct. 19. The activity was administrated by Lewis &...

 

Hunters can donate game meat through Hunters Against Hunger program

Local food pantries across the state are preparing to receive donations from the Hunters Against Hunger program. The program, a partnership between FWP and the Montana Food Bank Network, allows hunter...

 

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