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Obituary: Peggy Knight

HAMILTON - Peggy L Knight, 64, of Hamilton, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, at her home with family by her side, after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 14,... — Updated 3/14/2023

 By News Release    News

Jim Yarbrough announced as new ranger for Lincoln Ranger District

LINCOLN, Mont. (March 7, 2023) – Jim Yarbrough will serve as the new ranger for the Lincoln Ranger District starting in late March. "Jim has a track record of working with... — Updated 3/7/2023

 By Roger Dey    Features

Positive Movement

It's been nearly eight years since Heritage Timber of Bonner disassembled the historic Matt King ranch house and moved it from its original location east of Sucker Creek Road.... — Updated 3/2/2023


Helmville – A Montana Original

Ever since Europeans began settling Montana, agriculture has been the economy's life blood and number one industry. Mining for precious metals jumped started it but farming and... — Updated 2/14/2023


Obituary: Steve Williamson Stocks

Steve Williamson Stocks was the youngest of four children born to William Heber and Ella Maude (Williamson) Stocks. He was born on the 4th day of August, 1925, in the beautiful... — Updated 1/19/2023

 By Roger Dey    School

Snow Trek

The Lincoln High School Wildlife Biology Class took a hike to the Blackfoot River bottom south of the Lincoln Airport Friday afternoon, Jan. 6. The student strapped on snowshoes... — Updated 1/16/2023

 By Roger Dey    Features

'Tis the season

The Lincoln Christmas Stroll seemed to have hit a stride in its second year year, coordinating a community-wide event that incorporated long-standing events like Santa's Workshop an... — Updated 12/11/2022


Ovando: More Scenery Per Capita

Long on scenery and short on population the middle Blackfoot River Valley is the epitome of rural Montana. Mountains of the fabled Bob Marshall Country form its northern horizon... — Updated 11/14/2022

 By Roger Dey    Outdoors

FVLT open house at Lincoln Community River Park

The Lincoln Community River Park along the south shore of the Blackfoot River just east of the Stemple Pass Road bridge got a bit of a facelift following a fall open house hosted... — Updated 10/6/2022

 By News Release    Outdoors

Two grizzly bears euthanized after repeated conflicts in the upper Blackfoot

OVANDO – Wildlife officials euthanized two grizzly bears this week that were responsible for at least 10 conflicts in the upper Blackfoot Valley over the past two months.  Montan... — Updated 9/21/2022

 By Roger Dey    Viewpoints

Editorial: How to Kill a Good Town (Revisited)

For the past ten-and-a-half years I've seen Lincoln move from a town stuck in an economic rut to one that began to take control of its own destiny. The successful development of... — Updated 9/21/2022


Guest Editorial: 50 years of Scapegoat Wilderness

There is a special event happening in Lincoln Montana Sept. 16 and 17. At Hooper Park there will be joyous celebration of the 50th anniversary of the federal legislation... — Updated 9/7/2022

 By John Langstaff    A & E

Book Review: ...And That's All I Know: The collected columns of Dick Geary 2013-2020

What does a cowboy think? How does he describe his world? I have always wondered about the who, what, where and why of cowboys, and now I've found an answer. My muse is (was) Richar... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By News Release    Outdoors

Forest Service Withdraws Decision for North Fork Blackfoot River Indigenous Fish Restoration Project

Seeley Lake - The Lolo and Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forests announced Aug. 12 the withdrawal of the North Fork Blackfoot River Indigenous Fish Restoration project decision,... — Updated 8/31/2022


Photos: The Committee

A dead deer near the bridge had drew severalTurkey vultures to the area just north of the Blackfoot River near the Stemple Pass Road Bridge. A quick count revealed at least 15... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Roger dey    Outdoors

As bears prepare to hibernate and deer feeding increases, concerns grow about predator activity in Lincoln area

Bear activity in Lincoln has been picking up recently as bears looking for as much food as they can find ahead of hibernation ahead of hibernation are finding unsecured garbage and... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Jean Pocha    Outdoors

Jack Hooker named to the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame

HELMVILLE - "Sitting around crackling campfires and hunting camp dinner tables listening to Jack Hooker tell stories of adventures was a great privilege I had during the years I... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Roger Dey    School

Public land hunting advocate Randy Newberg pays a visit to Lincoln School

Randy Newberg of Bozeman is known for two things: his love of hunting and his love of public lands, and that has made him one of the country's leading advocates for access to... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By News Release    News

Pavement Preservation Work on MT 200

Between Bonner and Potomac, MT - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and Knife River Corporation has begun work to preserve the roadway on Montana Highway 200 (MT 200)... — Updated 5/18/2022

 By Tammy Jordan    Features

Duck Unlimited Banquet a success

More than 130 people from throughout the state of Montana, Washington, and Oregon attended the annual Blackfoot River Ducks Unlimited banquet and fundraiser Saturday, April 23.... — Updated 5/18/2022

 By Tammy Jordan    Community

Planning underway for upcoming DU Banquet

Planning is underway for the Blackfoot River Ducks Unlimited Chapter's annual banquet. The committee began meeting in January to organize the event, which is scheduled be held... — Updated 4/6/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Comprehensive Master Plan to rely on community input

How can Lincoln develop without losing its identity and changing into something the community itself won't recognize? That has been, in one way or another, the core conundrum in... — Updated 3/12/2022 Full story

 By Roger Dey    News

MDT Open House provides information on Dalton Mountain Road Bridge replacement

The design for a new Dalton Mountain Road Bridge seemed to be popular with locals who use the bridge on a regular basis, but residents of the area still harbor doubts about when... — Updated 12/1/2021

 By Roger Dey    Features

Photos: A Fine Fall Day on the Upper Blackfoot

Anglers took advantage of the warm Indian summer weather and clear water during the last week to hit the Blackfoot in search of fish while enjoying the glow of the sun through the... — Updated 10/6/2021


Obituary: LD 'Duff' Feeback

Lawrence D. (Duff) Feeback passed away on August 31, 2021, at the age of 96 years. He was born in Blairstown, Missouri, on Dec. 21, 1924, to Forest and Violet (Vi) Feeback. Forest and Vi Feeback were life-long residents of west... — Updated 9/22/2021 Full story


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