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Articles from the December 19, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    December 19, 2018

Chimney fire damages home on Dalton Mtn. Rd.

A fire believed to have started near the top of the chimney caused significant damage to a home on Dalton Mountain Road Monday afternoon, Dec. 10. The fire at the home of Shane and Teresa Brown was...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 19, 2018

Anderson to retire as school superintendent - principal at end of June

Lincoln Public Schools superintendent and principal Carla Anderson informed the Lincoln school board of her decision to retire from the dual positions when her contract expires June 30, 2019....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 19, 2018

UBMC Open House provides information on clean up, draws sparse community participation

An open house designed to provide a look back at the 2018 cleanup efforts at the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex drew only about half a dozen area residents to the Lincoln Community Hall Thursday...

 

Dear Dietician: Water

Dear Dietitian, I have been eating healthier and drinking more water. I've heard that we need 8 glasses of water a day, but I don't enjoy plain water, and I have a hard time getting that much in. Do...

 

Letter: NRA protects us

Several weeks ago I saw a little geek standing on a street corner with a sign that said "NRA, NRA how many children have you killed today?" CNN evidently picked up on this and had him on TV. I go...

 

Letter: Unfair criticism

I guess what Liz Cain was saying in an article several weeks ago was that her opinions are all important and Dave Carroll's are not. She even went so far as to criticize him and imply that a minister...

 

Letter: Daines let Montana down

Our Senators voted recently on whether active duty service members and their spouses deserve to have laws enforced that defend them from illegally high cost loans. They voted on whether senior...

 

Letter: A belated thank you

A belated thank you to Michael Stansberry and his crew for cutting the big dead trees on Flesher Pass before someone was injured or killed - working on those step rocky slopes had to be challenging! Now my neighbors won’t be able to refer to...

 

Obituary: Paul Edward Sanders

Paul Edward Sanders passed away on Dec.12, 2018, of natural causes, in Helena, Mont. Paul was born on Aug. 24, 1946 to Earnest and Ola Belle Sanders in Memphis, Tennessee. Paul is survived by his... Full story

 

Skate Park Committee seeks approval from County Park Board

Armed with letters of support from the Upper Blackfoot Community Council and the Hooper Park Board of Directors, five Lincoln School students braved a blizzard and scheduling mishaps to present their plan to build a skate park in Hooper Park to...

 
 By News Release    News    December 19, 2018

Increased law enforcement on patrol during the holiday season

Helena – Increased law enforcement patrols in Lewis & Clark County will begin during the weeks leading up to Christmas and lasting over New Year’s Day to keep Montana’s roads free of impaired drivers. The Lewis & Clark County Sheriff’s...

 
 By News Release    News    December 19, 2018

FWP seeks comment on three wildlife proposals

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public review and comment on the following proposals: 2019 elk shoulder seasons, 2019-2020 Biennial Wildlife Management Area Public Use Rules and 2019...

 
 By News Release    News    December 19, 2018

Region 3 seeks applicants for Citizens' Advisory Committee

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking applicants to fill three volunteer positions on the Region 3 Citizen Advisory Committee. FWP is interested in selecting members from a pool of candidates...

 

Ponderosa Snow Warriors host annual Christmas Dinner

The Ponderosa Snow Warriors had a very nice turnout for their Annual Christmas Membership Dinner Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Lincoln community Hall. The evening featured a dinner of ham prepared by...

 

The first ten minutes

Lincoln volunteer firefighters put the Ponderosa Snow Warriors clubhouse to use Friday night as a training location to practice the actions they take during their first ten minutes on a structure...

 

Does remote work bring Montana workers big-city wages? Yes - for some

On the list of ideas for tackling the twin challenges that plague Montana workers - scarce rural jobs and low wages even in cities - telework is close to the top. As better internet access connects...  Website

 

UM Geography's 'This is Montana' Celebrates 100 Columns (Part One)

Editor's Note: In September 2013, University of Montana geography faculty member Rick Graetz and Kayde Kaiser, a geography graduate student, launched the "This Is Montana" program as an outreach...

 

Ranch Christmas and Forgotten Santas

In the days of loose hay, when the cattle were fed by hand, Christmas meant two days of extra work. - the day before and the day after. In order to lessen the time spent with the cows on Christmas...

 

Photos: Music for the season

incoln School's Junior High/High School Christmas Concert...

 

Mountaintop Musings: Planning for the Party

Since we are now officially in the second week of December, I imagine that most of us are frantically and stressfully getting ready for a birthday party. I know that may sound like a strange way to say “getting ready for Christmas”, but that is...

 

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