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AA Tradition One if you need to talk, call Jay at 406-750-1238 or Dawn at 406-362-4697 Alcoholics Anonymous, Lincoln Chapter 6-7 p.m., Lambkins restaurant back room. The only... — Updated 1/24/2023 Full story


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    News

Lincoln District Ranger retiring Dec. 31

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... — Updated 12/20/2022

 By Roger Dey    Community

Community Benefit returns

After a two years without an in-person Lincoln Community Benefit , the fundraiser made arousing comeback Saturday night, Nov. 5. In a break from decades of tradition, the Lincoln... — Updated 11/16/2022

 By Roger Dey    Community

Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society receives bequest from Ron Lydiard estate

Ron Lydiard really wanted to do something for Lincoln, Norm Grosfield told the board of the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society during their meeting Oct. 26. Lydiard was an... — Updated 11/14/2022

 By Roger Dey    Community

Time to head to the polls

With the 2022 midterms on the line many Lincoln-area residents will be heading to the Lincoln Community Hall to cast their ballots in person in a federal election for the first... — Updated 11/9/2022


47th Community Benefit

The community benefit is back on! Due to lack of volunteers for the Lincoln Chamber, the Ponderosa Snow Warriors and the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society have agreed keep... — Updated 10/11/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Blackfoot Valley Dispatch to end print publication after September

2022 has been a rough year here at the Blackfoot Valley Dispatch so when the 'Newspaper Office' sign blew off our building at the end of July, it seemed kind of like an omen. By... — Updated 9/23/2022

 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


The Community Benefit is set to return

Greetings Community, The community benefit is back on! Due to lack of volunteers for the Lincoln Chamber, the Ponderosa Snow Warriors and the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical... — 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

 By Tammy Jordan    A & E

Arts Council plans pasty sale and more

The Lincoln Council for the Arts had their first meeting of 2022 to discuss their upcoming Pasty Fundraiser as well as upcoming events for the year. They are excited to bring more... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Roger Dey    A & E

'Ted K' to make North American debut at Missoula's Wilma Theater next week

About three and a half years ago, the specter of Ted Kaczynski returned to Lincoln as filmmaker Tony Stone filmed scenes for 'Ted K' in and around Lincoln. Next week the movie,... — Updated 8/31/2022


Upper Blackfoot Chronicles

April 2022 marks 40 years since Lincoln voters approved a bond issue to fund a high school for Lincoln. A Lincoln high school had long been a hot topic. The 120 mile round trip to... — 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 Roger Dey    A & E

Sculpture in the Wild ready for 'sculpture season' next month

Sculpture season returns to Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild in September, featuring an artist originally slated to be here in 2020 and the return of an artists who was... — Updated 8/31/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Tipping Point

"The future of the Chamber is at a tipping point," Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce President Laurie Welty told the BVD last week. During the chamber's Aug. 11 board meeting,... — Updated 8/23/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Ox and Son Towing & Recovery expanding their services to Lincoln

For the last month or so, the open lot just east of Stonewall Storage has been the site of some conspicuous activity as work got underway for a new branch location for Ox and Son... — Updated 7/27/2022


Obituary: Dean Mack

Dean Darrel Mack, 90, beloved father and grandfather, began his eternal heavenly journey when he transitioned peacefully from his earthy life the evening of Jan. 21, 2022, surrounde... — Updated 6/28/2022 Full story

 By Roger Dey    News

Focus Groups help refine priorities for Lincoln Community Master Plan

Development of the Lincoln Community Master Plan continues to move forward after six focus group discussions met June 9 and 10 for a more detailed look at the major concerns... — Updated 6/28/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

RID assessment approved, new County Public Works Director introduced at Government Day

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton joked about the fact hardly anyone comes to Lincoln Government Day meetings when he comes to visits, but with the meeting room at the... — Updated 5/18/2022

 By Roger Dey    Features

A Long Road

After more than 30 years with Lewis and Clark County and nearly 28 years managing the county's infrastructure, Public Works Director Eric Griffin is retiring April 15. Griffin is th... — Updated 4/6/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

Lincoln Government Day

Lincoln Government Day kicked off with an alarming report from Lewis and Clark County Deputy Robert Rivera. Rivera reported on a few interesting calls that ranged from a person out for a walk mistaking the sunrise for a fire to a... — Updated 4/6/2022


HED: Thanks to Helena Commission for Supporting Lincoln Proposal

In 2015, a group of Montanans from Lincoln, Helena, and nearby communities set out to accomplish something that today would seem, in retrospect, extremely daunting, given the deep... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Roger Dey    News

No Passing Zone extensions OK'd

Drivers in a rush to pass other cars as they head into or out of Lincoln will need a little more patience in the future with the Montana Department of Transportation's approval of... — Updated 1/13/2022


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