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 By Roger Dey    News    February 25, 2021 

UBVCC hears update on Lincoln Prosperity Proposal, speed zones

Lincoln Prosperity During last week's Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council meeting, the council heard from Jordan Reeves of the Wilderness...

 

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

 

Grant to help fund Matt King House roof

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society received a grant from the Lincoln Valley Community Foundation in January to continue reconstruction of... Full story

 

Arts Council, Historical Society bring back Olga Perkl pasties for joint fundraising effort

The Lincoln Council for the Arts and the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society have banded together for a local fundraiser selling pasties using Olga Perkl’s recipe. The fundraiser came to...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 28, 2021

County proposes pushing planned Lincoln chip seal project to 2022

Lewis and Clark County Public Works told the Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council they favor pushing back a planned chip sealing project for...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 21, 2021

Windstorm rips through region; downs trees, causes power outages in Lincoln

Strong winds that tore through western Montana last week up trees, damaged buildings and led to power outages throughout the Upper Blackfoot. An...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    January 14, 2021

School Board discusses student, staff morale, COVID-19 vaccination timeline for teachers

The Lincoln School Board, in their regular meeting Monday Jan. 11, heard a number of updates on how the faculty and students are handling the return...

 

Blackfoot City, once called American Switzerland, proved to be a flop as permanent mining camp of early days

In our Nov. 26 issue, we looked at the murder of John Smoot, a man from Blackfoot city murdered in McClellan Gulch on Christmas eve, 1867. Blackfoot...

 

Paul Roos leaves a legacy of Lincoln's empowerment

"If we can come to a broad consensus, that has the potential to give us power. A new kind of power that will let us figure out that maybe we can...

 

Zach Muse

Zach Muse enlisted in the Navy on Sep. 1, 1990 and served in navigation during Desert Storm as a Master Helmsman. He was also a Master of Arms during...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    December 3, 2020

Blackfoot Valley Dispatch marks 40 years of local news

On Dec. 5, 1980, a small, still unnamed newspaper began circulating in Lincoln. Sporting a series of question marks where the publication's name...

 

UBVHS expects to complete King restoration in 2021

Reconstruction of the walls of the historic Matt King House began last month, but is winding down for the year due to weather. The Upper Blackfoot...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 12, 2020

UBVCC responds to MDT speed recommendation

Following their Oct. 20 meeting, the Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council drafted a letter to the Montana Department of Transportation objecting...

 

COVID requirements impact valley's Christmas events

The Christmas season in the Upper Blackfoot Valley is likely to look a bit less festive this year, as COVID-19 precautions take their toll on events. Among the casualties this year are Ovando’s Old... Full story

 

Lincoln Library has plenty to offer in November

In November, the Lincoln Branch Library will be focusing on two main programs, with some additional programming for children. Every Friday at 11 a.m., the library is hosting an online story time. Anyo...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 29, 2020

Virtual open house introduces Lincoln Prosperity Proposal to wider audience

The Lincoln Prosperity Group - formerly the Upper Blackfoot Working Group – hosted a Virtual Open House Oct. 19 to gather feedback on the Lincoln Pr...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 22, 2020

First major snowfall bring slick roads, rash of accidents

The storm last weekend that dropped about five inches of snow in Lincoln resulted in a handful of slide-offs and accidents along Highway 200 in the...

 

Sculpture in the Wild to be showcased in 'Destination Art' next year

A new book by Dr. Amy Dempsey, entitled Destination Art is set to showcase Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild as one of only about 200...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 8, 2020

MDT recommends change to speed limit east of Lincoln

In a surprisingly swift response to the request for a speed study on Highway 200 east of Lincoln, the Montana Department of Transportation is...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 24, 2020

Dalton Mtn. Road Bridge TSEP contract approval recommended; county plans maintenance work

In a memo to the Board of County Commissioners, Lewis and Clark County staff recommended they approve a contract with the Treasure State Endowment...

 

Klara's Plant Pick: Oregon grape

This is the beginning of a sometimes-series about plants in Upper Blackfoot Valley. Are you interested in a particular local plant? Contact the BVD...

 

Elkhorn COAD partners with LC County to help communities

The Elkhorn COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disasters) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lewis & Clark County to define t...

 

Matt King House continues to make progress

The Matt King Project that began in 2015 is making progress on the new property along Main Street. In the last month, the house logs, which had been...

 

A Strange Story--Remarkable Discovery

With the Pentagon's Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force reportedly preparing to release a report on UFO encounters, it seemed like a good time...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 30, 2020

UBVCC covers array of topics at July meeting

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council discussed a wide number topics at their July 21 meeting, including updates the Mike Horse road and restoration project to an Envision Lincoln grant award...

 

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