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 By Roger Dey    Features    October 21, 2021 

Virginia Lambkin Horner marks 100th birthday

Virginia Lambkin Horner marked a milestone birthday Oct. 8 as she turned 100. The eldest daughter of Leonard and Mary Lambkin, Virginia was born in...

 

Community Events Calendar

AA Tradition One 7 p.m., Fridays, Lincoln Library American Legion, Post 9 7 p.m., Third Wednesday of the month, Senior Center Blackfoot Community Conservation Area Council Meeting 7 p.m., First... Full story

 

Church Services

Lincoln Community United Methodist Church Worship, 10:30 a.m. First and Third Sunday of the month, Pastor Terry Turner. For Food Bank information, please contact Diane Ironi at the Senior Ctr....  Website

 
 By Kate Radford    News    October 7, 2021

Annual Community Benefit postponed

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce has decided to postpone their annual Community Benefit, which is usually held the first weekend in November. Th...

 

Local artists on display this weekend for Tour of the Arts

Alpine Artisans' annual Tour of the Arts, highlighting artists in the Blackfoot and Seeley-Swan Valleys, is scheduled for Oct. 9 and 10 this year to...

 

Lincoln Sportsmen's Club Thank You

The Lincoln Sportsmen’s Club is grateful to all those who supported and attended its banquet on September 23. A sold-out crowd gathered at the Lincoln Community Hall in support of the shooting...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 30, 2021

Major change coming to Blackfoot Valley Dispatch

Next month the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch is making a change to our publication schedule due to a recent increase in our mailing costs an upcoming...

 

Nature Pick: Rubber Rabbitbrush

"Ahead was an ocean of rabbit brush bursting with yellow blossoms. The prairie under hoof was lavender in the dimming light." – Sarah...

 

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... Full story

 

Photos Work weeks at Sculpture in the Wild

Work this month at Sculpture in the Wild has focused on maintenance throughout the park. Kevin O'Dwyer and Marshal Bullis have been spending time...

 

Respect for history, community key to Canyon Creek Store's future

The first thing Myrna Crawford wants to make clear is that the Canyon Creek Country Store is not closing. With the historic store quietly for sale, My...

 

Community looks to mitigate bear conflicts

OVANDO - Ovando residents and local agencies hope to spread the word on bear safety in order to avoid incidents similar to the fatal grizzly bear...

 

Fashion and fun at UBVHS Heritage Day

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society hosted the annual Lincoln Heritage Day last Saturday with approximately 125 attendees. The event...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 26, 2021

RID petitions still in need of signatures

Petitions that will let the county to move ahead with funding a chip seal project for the paved streets in Lincoln and Lambkins Rural improvement districts are still in need of signatures. Jessica...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    August 19, 2021

Blackfoot Challenge brings back annual Block Party

The Blackfoot Challenge Summer Block Party returned in full swing last week as more than 200 people filled Ovando's small downtown Wednesday, Aug....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 12, 2021

MDT expects Dalton Mountain Bridge replacement in 2023

Although it was the last major point of discussion at Lincoln Government Day, an update on the progress of the Dalton Mountain Road Bridge...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    August 5, 2021

Petition signatures needed to move RID chip seal projects forward

Two petitions to fund chip sealing on Lincoln’s hard surface streets continue to be available to residents living in the Lincoln and Lambkins Rural Improvement Districts. If 20 percent or more of...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 29, 2021

Stage 1 fire restrictions go into effect in Lincoln area; Stage 2 restrictions in effect for Powell County * Updated

With wildfire smoke lingering in the air across western Montana, and warm, dry conditions across the region pushing fire dangers ever higher, fire...

 
 By Kate nRadford    News    July 22, 2021

Recovery success fuels optimism for Blackfoot's Trumpeter Swans

Each spring, more than 150 students from schools within the Blackfoot Watershed meet up for a public swan release. This spring may have seen the last...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 15, 2021

Grizzly seen in Lincoln as bear activity, awareness increase

A young grizzly bear spotted in Lincoln Sunday afternoon caused some alarm on social media, but it apparently headed back to the Blackfoot River...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 15, 2021

Borrowing a little 'Hey Howdy Hey'

Believe it or not, there are occasionally times that I sit down to write this column, and I have no idea what I’m going to write about. It’s...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 8, 2021

Updated: Grizzly bear attacks, kills cyclist camping in downtown Ovando

OVANDO –The long Fourth of July weekend came to a tragic end early Tuesday morning after a grizzly bear attacked and killed an adult female cyclist...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 8, 2021

Ovando's July 4th Parade marks community's emergence from year-long COVID-19 doldrums

After COVID-19 prompted the community to call off their famously informal Fourth of July parade last year, Ovando was in full swing this year as the...

 

Dispatch earns handful of awards in MNA 2021 Better Newspaper Contest

The Montana Newspaper Association announced the winners of the 2021 Better Newspaper Contest June 18, during their 136th Convention and the Blackfoot...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 24, 2021

UBVCC meeting features updates on roads, bridges and discussion of OHV traffic in town

Resurfacing paved streets in Lincoln has been the hot topic for the past few months, but updates on the roads and bridges outside of town dominated...

 

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