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Articles from the October 31, 2022 edition


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  • Obituary: ReNae Anderson Gellatly

    Updated Nov 14, 2022

    ReNae Anderson Gellatly May 4, 1940, to Oct 19, 2022 ReNae Gellatly, wife of Kenneth Gellatly and sister-in-law to DeAnne Asher, passed at her home in Lincoln, Mont. from congestive heart failure. ReNae was born Myrle ReNae Anderson in Brigham City, Utah to Elmer and Myrtle Anderson. She graduated from Weber High School in Ogden, Utah. ReNae worked at Hill AFB, Utah and Tooele Army Depot as a diesel mechanic in Utah. She had many other jobs throughout her life. ReNae was very...

  • Obituary" Charles A. Sherman

    Updated Nov 6, 2022

    Charles A. Sherman Charlie passed away Oct.r 12, 2022, at the age of 80 in Surprise, Arizona. He was born to Charles Sherman Sr. and Pauline Finn in Weymouth, Mass., on July 24, 1942. Charlie was a Navy veteran, airplane mechanic, and a captain for western and Delta Airlines. He retired from Delta in 2002 on the Boeing 767ER. Charlie was honored by the FAA in his hangar in Lincoln, Montana, and received the Wright Brothers Master Pilot awarded for holding a pilot certificate...

  • DAR Scholarship Applications Opened Nov. 1st

    News Release, Daughters of the American Revolution|Updated Nov 5, 2022

    The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship and American Indians Committees opened online applications for students wanting to apply for any of their 27 national scholarship opportunities for graduating high school students, college undergraduates, and graduates on Nov. 1 through January 31, 2023, at 11:59 pm (Hawaii Time). The direct URL link to DAR Academic Works is https://dar.academicworks.com. A wide array of scholarships is available for student...

  • Obituary: Harry Arvidson

    Updated Nov 4, 2022

    Sailor, rest your oars . . . . Harry August Arvidson, age 97, passed away on Oct. 18, 2022. He was a patient of the VA Hospital in Helena, Mont. and died due to COVID. He was born onMarch 19 1925 to August and Frances Arvidson in Miltona, Minn. He had three sisters; Elmira, Eldora and Ellen. Leaving high school before graduation, Harry joined the US Navy at the age of 17. In 2001, he received his Honorary High School Diploma because of legislation enacted as Operation...

  • Lincon School's Halloween Walk

    Updated Nov 3, 2022

    Lincoln kids took their annual Halloween stroll down Main Street Monday afternoon, collecting treats along the way. See more photos at https://www.blackfootvalleydispatch.com/photos...

  • Funding opportunities topic of presentation hosted by LVCC

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Nov 1, 2022

    The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce worked with Heart of the Rockies Foundation, the US Department of Agriculture and the Montana Business Assis-tance Connection to host an Oct. 18 presentation on grants, loans and funding opportunities that rural businesses can take advantage of get up and running, or expand and improve. "One of the primary roles of the Chamber of Commerce is to provide access to valuable resources and to support economic development in the community," LVC...

  • Explaining All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day

    Metro Creative|Updated Nov 1, 2022

    Mystery and the macabre are often center stage in autumn, especially around Halloween. However, the day of tricks and treats often overshadows two important days in the Christian Church. All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day are Christian religious observances, particularly among Roman Catholics. All Saints' Day is a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation that requires individuals to attend services. The day commemorates and is dedicated to all the saints of the Church, or those who...

  • Op-Ed: Keep Montana, Montana when filling out your ballot

    Don Kaltschmidt., Chairman, Montana Republican Party|Updated Nov 1, 2022

    Election Day is around the corner, and one of the most fundamental rights we have as American citizens is the right to vote. With so much at stake this year, I encourage you to ask yourself the following: Who will push back against the Democrats' reckless tax and spend agenda that has left Montana families choosing between gas or groceries? Who will defend our Montana way of life and protect our Second Amendment rights? Who will work to secure the southern border? And lastly,...

  • Op-ed: Halloween Horror: Biden's America

    Sen. Steve Daines - R, Montana|Updated Nov 1, 2022

    Do you like scary movies? You don’t have to rent a horror movie this Halloween to feel spooked—just take a look at what President Biden and the Democrats have done since they took control of the White House and Congress. Inflation is clocking in at forty-year highs. It can cost Montana families over $100 just to fill up their tank. Fentanyl from the open southern border is wreaking havoc across Montana. Good-paying energy jobs have been nixed. Our small-town communities are...

  • Obituary: Martha Bourgault

    Updated Nov 1, 2022

    Martha Bourgault passed from this world into her forever home on Oct. 14, 2022. She was born in Sand Coulee, Mont. on Dec. 17, 1922, the fifth of six children to Ernest and Anna (Gustafson) Forsman. She is survived by two sons, Michael Bourgault of Tblisi, Georgia; Luc Bourgault of Banner, Wyo., and one daughter-in-love, Jean Redfearn (Gary) of Cypress, Calif. Martha has three grandchildren, Brian Bourgault, Bridget Alvarado (Sal), and Branda Hawkins (Chris). She was also...

  • From my Perspective: Old Man Winter Comes Knocking

    Tammy Jordan|Updated Nov 1, 2022

    It's October, almost November, and what that means for most of the country is fall, autumn. Pretty leaves changing colors and a briskness in the air. For those of us in Lincoln, Montana, and surrounding areas, what it really means is that Old Man Winter is knocking at our door. We were all reminded of it last week when we had our first "official" snowfall of the season. I happened to be traveling for my annual North Carolina trip and teaching at the Southeastern Animal Fiber...

  • Lincoln Public Schools seeking Snow Removal Bids

    Updated Nov 1, 2022

    Lincoln Schools is accepting bids for SNOW REMOVAL services for the 2022-2023 school year. Contractor must provide proof of liability insurance. Some but not all specifications are as follows: Remove accumulations of 4 inches or more by 6:00 A.M. and as necessary throughout the school day. Remove snow from perimeter of school buildings as directed. Distribute snow to perimeters of parking areas without causing damage to surround fence. School District will be a priority in...

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