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Articles from the December 19, 2022 edition

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  • The Lady Lynx season thus far

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Dec 20, 2022

    The Lincoln Lady Lynx Basketball team heads into Christmas break with a record of two wins and four losses. The team started off with a solid showing at the Tip Off Tournament in Hamilton with a narrow two-point 25-27 loss to Noxon, followed by a 36-30 win over the Two Eagle River Eagles. Lincoln's home opener saw the Lady Lynx overwhelmed by the Drummond Lady Trojans Friday evening Dec. 9. The tall lady Trojan team came out strong against the Lady Lynx, racking up 20 points...

  • Lincoln Lynx Basketball Season roll up

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Dec 20, 2022

    The Lincoln Boys basketball Season has been a mixed bag so far, with the team racking up two decisive wins and four losses since the start of the season. The Lynx, with a roster of 10 players this year, came out of the gate strong on Dec. 2. At the Tip Off Tournament in Hamilton, they took out they Noxon Red Devils with a 61-25 win. The Lynx boys didn't fare as well during the tournament follow up game Dec. 3. As they played well but lost to Two Eagle River 59-41. The Lynx...

  • Whitebark pine receives federal protection under Endangered Species Act

    Amanda Eggert, Montana Free Press|Updated Dec 20, 2022

    Citing threats posed by disease and climate change, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the whitebark pine is receiving federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. A 2018 assessment found that more than half of the standing whitebark pine trees in the West had died by 2016. The die-off is largely attributed to blister rust, a non-native fungal disease. Additional threats to the species' long-term survival include mountain pine beetle infestations,...

  • Lincoln District Ranger retiring Dec. 31

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Dec 20, 2022

    At the end of the year, Lincoln District Ranger Rob Gump will bid farewell to both Lincoln and his time with the U.S. Forest Service. Gump will retire Dec. 31 after a year and a half in Lincoln and more than 38 years with the Forest Service. "I didn't really come here with the idea I was going to retire at this moment. At the end of the day, life is kind of short," he said, noting that he's been eligible for retirement for a while. Although he didn't go into detail about his...

  • Lincoln School music students celebrate Christmas with a pair of concerts

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Dec 20, 2022

    Lincoln student had the chance to show off their musical talents during a pair of concerts in the Lincoln School gym last week. The elementary students served up a some Christmas cheer Wednesday evening, Dec. 14, with each class from Pre-K through sixth grade handling classic Christmas tunes including the first graders rendition of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" and fourth graders playing "Jolly old Saint Nicholas" on recorders. Fifth graders, accompanied by sixth graders...