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 News    April 1, 2020 

Looking ahead: Reality checks and changes

Today marks the eighth year of our ownership of the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch, and we're hoping it won't be our last. No, that's not an April Fool's... Full story

 By Roger Dey    News    April 1, 2020 

Community Roundup - April 1 update

April 1 Update Most businesses in the Upper Blackfoot that were open under the original order fall into the essential business category under Governor Steve Bullock's stay at home order, but there... Full story


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

 By Roger Dey    News    March 25, 2020

March 28 Community Roundup

Governor Steve Bullock's stay at home order related to slowing the spread of COVID-19, lasting from March 28 through April 10, expanded on his March 2... Full story

 By Hope Quay    News    March 25, 2020

King House project receives MHF grant

The Montana History Foundation has awarded the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society a grant of $10,000 in support of the Matt King House...

 By Roger Dey    News    February 26, 2020

Envision Lincoln unveils community revitalization, in-town trails plans

A Feb. 18 event aimed at re-introducing Envision Lincoln to the community and restarting conversations around downtown revitalization efforts drew a s...

 By Roger Dey    News    January 29, 2020

Mike Horse Road ownership issue discussed with UBVCC

A 2015 discovery about the ownership of the original Mike Horse Creek Road has added a new wrinkle to the ongoing restoration of the Upper Blackfoot...

 By Roger Dey    News    January 15, 2020

Envision Lincoln organizing open house to restart conversation on community planning

Envision Lincoln, the community revitalization effort begun in 2017, has been flying below the radar for the past several months, but organizers are...

 By Kate Radford    News    January 15, 2020

Many open seats on local elected boards; recent change to state law could impact filing options

With the filing deadline for Lewis and Clark County Boards approaching, a new law may come into play for Lincoln’s elected boards. All five elected boards in Lincoln will have positions up for...

 By Kate Radford    News    January 1, 2020

Giving the Lincoln Area a Voice

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council has been meeting in Lincoln for well over a decade. Composed of seven elected members, the Council serves in an advisory capacity to the County...


The Blackfoot Sends You Greetings - Christmas 1949

Editor's Note: In 1949, Robert Fisk of Lincoln produced a small pamphlet with a deep green cover, a greeting from the Blackfoot Valley for the...


Southwest Montana Provides Distinctive Stories (Part 2 of 4)

An important portion of The Corps of Discovery's journey occurred in southwest Montana. On July 19, 1805, Lewis and his men were struggling up the...

 By Roger Dey    News    December 11, 2019

County Commission Endorses Lincoln Valley Public Lands Proposal

The Lincoln Valley Public Lands Proposal took a step forward last week as the Lewis and Clark County Commission unanimously approved a resolution in...

 By Roger Dey    News    December 11, 2019

Suggestion to improve school crosswalk safety meets with positive response from MDT

A suggestion by Lincoln's new librarian Kate Radford could improve the safety at the crosswalks near Lincoln School. At a meeting of the Upper...


Lincoln Library, Story Corps hope to begin capturing oral histories

The Lincoln Branch of the Lewis & Clark Library is teaming up with Story Corps to bring awareness and provide resources for The Great...

 By Roger Dey    Features    November 6, 2019

Photos: A Bang Up Time at Lincoln's 45th Annual Community Benefit

The Lincon Valley Chamber of Commerce Hosted the 45th Annual Lincoln Community Benefit at the community hall Saturday Nov. 2. This year's benefit...

 By Roger Dey    Features    October 30, 2019

Familiar face brings local experience to job as Blackfoot Challenge director

After two months as the new executive Director of the Blackfoot Challenge, Seth Wilson is settling into the role that brought him back to the...

 By Roger Dey    News    October 2, 2019

Sculpture in the Wild unveils latest additions

The early winter storm that brought heavy snow to the much of Montana Saturday and Sunday prompted visiting Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild...


Downtown Lincoln property now under UBVHS ownership; focus turns to reconstruction of historic Matt King House

At the beginning of September, The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society officially took ownership of property along Highway 200 in Lincoln that...


Stuart Ian Frost takes a different approach to BPSW project

Stuart Ian Frost's inspiration for his yet-to-be-named piece at Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild, came from a trip to Garnet Ghost town last...

 By Roger Dey    News    August 28, 2019

Heritage Tourism Council visits with Cemetery District trustees at Lincoln meeting

The Lewis and Clark County Heritage Tourism Council held their August meeting in Lincoln, with members taking the opportunity to visit the historic Li...

 By Roger Dey    News    August 21, 2019

Reshaping the Crown

From downtown Lincoln you can now head for miles in any direction and still say you're within the Crown of the Continent, thanks to the work done by...

 By Roger Dey    Features    August 21, 2019

There's a new Librarian in town

For the first time in nearly four decades, the Lincoln Library has a new librarian handling the literary needs of the community. Kate Radford took...


Photos: Going old school at Heritage Days

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society celebrated Heritage Days Saturday, Aug. 17. The event celebrates the history of Lincoln and crafts and...

 By Roger Dey    Features    July 31, 2019

MCC intern working to highlight Lincoln-area trails

Whether it's hiking, horseback riding or off-highway vehicles, information on the various public trails around Lincoln can be hard to come by, for...


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