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Articles from the November 5, 2020 edition

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 By Emilee Rivera    News    November 5, 2020

High winds batter region, cause power outages east of Lincoln

High winds caused a power outage east of town Friday, Oct. 30. The National Weather Service recorded wind gusts in Lincoln exceeding 25 mph between 3...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 5, 2020

Kitchen fire damages home

The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department responded to a small fire at a residence along Highway 200 about 15 miles east of Lincoln Sunday evening. The...

 

A clowder of cats

Lincoln resident Theresa Proff raises a variety of animals on her property, most notably bobcats and African cats. Proff bought her first bobcat after...

 

Chamber cancels portions of online Community Benefit

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Monday the cancellation of the 2020 Lincoln Community Benefit slated for Nov. 7. Although the online... Full story

 

COVID requirements impact valley's Christmas events

The Christmas season in the Upper Blackfoot Valley is likely to look a bit less festive this year, as COVID-19 precautions take their toll on events. Among the casualties this year are Ovando’s Old... Full story

 

Obituary: Chuck Sutej

Charles (Chuck) Michael Sutej, age 73 of Lincoln, Mont. passed away peacefully Oct. 24, 2020. There will be a Celebration of Life next summer. He... Full story

 

Obituary: Royal Olson

Royal Richard Olson, 99, passed Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. He was born on Aug. 19, 1921 in Marquette, Neb. to Albert and Dora Olson. He joined two older... Full story

 

From My Perspective: November, A Month of Gratitude

November, of course plays host to Thanksgiving. For me, it's a sign that "fall" is really here. There is a quote I've seen over the last few years...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 5, 2020

Lincoln area sees number of minor earthquakes

The Lincoln area got a mostly imperceptible shake early Friday morning as a 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck near the South Fork of Poorman Creek,...

 
 By News Release    News    November 5, 2020

Quiet start to hunting season in west-central Montana

MISSOULA – Hunter numbers through the west-central Montana wildlife check stations were down through the first two weekends of the big game hunting...

 

Photos: The spirits of Halloween

Lincoln School grade school students take part in the annual Halloween Walk. Lincoln School students also took part in a pumpkin decorating contest...

 

Lincoln Library has plenty to offer in November

In November, the Lincoln Branch Library will be focusing on two main programs, with some additional programming for children. Every Friday at 11 a.m., the library is hosting an online story time. Anyo...

 

Veteran Highlight: Don LaRoque

Editor's Note: As many of our readers are aware, the Lincoln-area has a significant population of veterans of the Armed Services. In honor of...

 

Prices soar as 'Montana land grab' continues

This summer, seven empty lots on the face of Big Mountain in Whitefish were put up for sale - the smallest was just over a half an acre and listed at...

 

Deputy's Log Oct. 25-31

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received fourteen calls for service during the week of Oct. 25 to Oct. 31, 2020. Deputies performed one civil servic...

 

Nature Pick: Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars "I'll toss my coins in the fountain, Look for clovers in grassy lawns Search for shooting stars in the night Cross my fingers and...

 

How we voted - Federal

President We may not yet know who won the presidential election at the national level, but with 96% of precincts fully reported, we know how the...

 

How we voted - State Offices

Montana Governor Candidates Greg Gianforte- - Kristen Juras Mike Cooney - Casey Schreiner Lyman Bishop - John Nestor Montana Statewide...

 

How We Voted: Ballot Issues

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT C-46 Constitutional amendment to change constitutional amendment signature requirements. Montana Statewide Yes: 416,607 -...

 

How We voted : Local State Senate and House races

Montana Senate District 40 Candidates: Terry Gauthier Catherine Scott District-wide Results Terry Gauthier (R) : 8500 60% Catherine Scott (D): 5560 40% Lewis and Clark County Terry Gauthier (R) : 7,60...

 

How We Voted: Lewis and Clark County races

LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY - COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT #2 Candidates: Tom Rolfe Mike Fasbender County-wide Results Tom Rolfe: 19,977 - 52% Mike Fasbender: 17,946 - 47% Pct 31 - Lincoln area Tom Rolfe:...

 

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