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 By Roger Dey    News    January 13, 2022 

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...

 

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    December 30, 2021

Hooper Park ballpark fences damaged by off-roading pickup

A criminal mischief investigation is underway after a vehicle ran through the fences at the Hooper Park baseball fields. At about 6 a.m., Sunday Dec....

 

Lincoln Christmas Bazaar carries on

The Annual Lincoln Christmas Bazaar saw a busy day Saturday, Dec. 4. This year's Christmas Bazaar marked the first since Ann Pryor retired in 2019...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 2, 2021

RID petitions still short signatures

The future of paved roads in Lincoln may be in doubt if property owners in town don't get on the ball and sign the petitions for the chip seal...

 

Update from Lincoln Council for the Arts

With so many new faces in Lincoln, the Lincoln Council for the Arts wanted to give a small update on things they are doing in the community and...

 
 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...

 
 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... 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...

 

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    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 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...

 

Lincoln looking forward to full slate of summer events

Lincoln is set to have a banner summer, with events and activities scheduled most weekends through the end of August. Memorial Day weekend set the...

 

Nature Picks: Things that don't belong

When unusual weather occurrences happen, like snow storms in late May, it can alter the migratory paths of wildlife, and species may be found in...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    May 13, 2021

Numerous updates at Lincoln Government Day

The May 7 Lincoln Government Day meeting featured updates on several Public Works and infrastructure related projects Speed and passing zones The speed limit on Highway 200 east of Lincoln will be...

 
 By Kate Radford    News    May 6, 2021

Unknown to many, Lincoln Valley Community Foundation Endowment has provided funds for Lincoln since '96

The Lincoln Valley Community Foundation endowment was established in 1996 and provides grants to local nonprofits. Money for the fund was originally...

 

Upper Blackfoot Chronicles: A tale of two photographs

These two photographs bookend a journey. The first has been seen by possibly millions of Junior High and High School students over the years. An...

 

LINCOLN, MONTANA

Editors Note: Rick Graetz with the University of Montana selected Lincoln to be the first town featured in a new series of community profiles in the...

 

Quilt Raffle

Jesse Sallin, Rosaire Hoffman and Kate Radford Created a 62-inch by 84-inch queen size quilt out of the late Lola Arvidson's varied and unique...

 

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