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Obituary: James William (Bill) Frisbee, Jr.

November 17, 1964- January 16, 2019 James William (Bill) Frisbee Jr., from Lincoln, Montana, passed away due to medical complications on January 16th, 2019 surrounded by his family. Bill was 54 years... Full story

 

Lady Tigers of St. Regis in Friday cat fight with Lynx

On Friday afternoon, Jan. 11, the Lincoln Lady Lynx faced the St. Regis ladies in a non-conference duel at home. The Tigers, on a 6-4 winning streak, have cut a wide swath in the last few years...

 

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 Thursday of the month, Ovando Fire Hall Blackfoot... Full story

 

Lincoln Gulch Road repair underway with correct culvert

Lewis and Clark County Public Works Director Eric Griffin reported that work on the North Lincoln Gulch Road culvert repair is moving along. At the Lincoln Government Day meeting Friday, Griffin said...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    January 2, 2019

King House one step closer to a home

For a little more than three years, the Matt King House has been home to several cats who have taken up residence among the stacked timbers of the building. The disassembled building has been stored b...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 5, 2018

Repair work on N. Lincoln Gulch Rd delayed shortly after getting started

The Lewis and Clark County Bridge Crew began work last week to repair the washout on North Lincoln Gulch Road, but has hit a snag that will delay the project two to three weeks. Doug Nisbet, the Lewis...

 

Lincoln kids find support for skate park

When Lincoln Schools English teacher Philip Reed heard two of his students discussing Pearl Jam drummer Jeff Ament's skatepark project last year, he encouraged them to write in to the foundation,...

 
 By News Release    News    October 31, 2018

Mild weather keeps hunter activity and harvest down across western Montana

Continued mild weather contributed to lower than usual hunter activity and harvest through the second weekend of hunting season in western Montana. "Weather is always the driving factor in big game...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 10, 2018

4x4 RID listening session, discussion dominates Lincoln Government Day

A listening session to discuss and take comments on a potential Rural Improvement District that would cover the cost of applying dust control to the 4x4 Road filled the meeting room at the Lincoln...

 

Irvin Dunlap

Irvin Dunlap passed away peacefully at his home in Helena with family at his side. He now joins his loving wife Lorraine in heaven whom he gives credit for instilling his faith in our Lord and Savior... Full story

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

L&C County Commission denies 4x4 Road RID request

Lewis and Clark County Commissioners took the advice of county staff at their meeting in Helena Aug. 16, and voted unanimously to deny the request to create a rural improvement district for the 4x4...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

Public scoping open on USFS plan to re-route section of Copper Creek Rd.

The Lincoln Ranger District is working through the planning process for rerouting a one mile stretch of Copper Creek Road, located about a mile and a half north of Snowbank Lake, from it's current...

 

A peek at Lincoln Heritage Day

Visitors to Lincoln's Heritage Day could step back in time last Saturday with horse drawn wagon rides and chances to try their hand at butter making, leather stamping, candle making, flower pressing,...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

County planning to move ahead with repair of North Lincoln Gulch Rd. washout

Lewis and Clark County Public Works is making plans to repair the large washout on North Lincoln Gulch Road, without the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Public Works Director...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    August 15, 2018

Arts Festival grows as organizers continue working on improvements

Despite temperatures in the 90's and a brief rainstorm on Saturday, Lincoln's second annual Arts Festival seemed to go off without a hitch last weekend. The Arts Festival was born last year when...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 15, 2018

New Citizens Alliance branch manager finds challenge, opportunity in small town banking

The new branch manager and loan officer at Lincoln’s Citizens Alliance Bank spent part of his Sunday morning with his wife flipping pancakes and cooking sausage and eggs for the Lincoln Heritage Alliance/Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society...

 

Popular Heritage Day Fashion Show set to return this year

The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society and Time Traveler's Closet are scheduled to host Lincoln's second annual Heritage Day Fashion Show at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Community Hall. The...

 

Lincoln Village keeps Community Hall thriving

The Lincoln Community Hall turned 100 years old this year, and it is one of the last log public buildings of its size in Montana. The unique octagonal structure, first dedicated in February 1918, was...

 

BVD makes respectable showing in 2018 Better Newspaper Contest

The Blackfoot Valley Dispatch scored six awards in this year's annual Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest. The BVD, a Division 1 publication with a circulation of less than 1250, pi...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    July 11, 2018

Lincoln Community Hall marks a century with events through town

The Lincoln Community Hall celebrated the historic building's hundredth year as the heart of Lincoln last weekend with entertainment, exhibits and activities that spanned two days and stretched from...

 

Blackfoot Valley Fishing Report

Fourth of July week signified three things this year: Our Nation's birthday, the official Montana start of summer and, this year especially, the official start of the fishing season for the Blackfoot...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 4, 2018

Getting 'the Hall' off the ground no small job a century ago

The Lincoln Community Hall stands as the oldest building on Lincoln's Main Street, the sole survivor of the era when the area's original miners were the "old timers," ranching held sway over the...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 4, 2018

Volunteer trail crew helps repair CDT at Lewis and Clark Pass

During last summer's fire season, flames from the Alice Creek fire swept across Lewis and Clark Pass, scorching the area's whitebark pine, damaging the trails in the area and destroying a Forest...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    July 4, 2018

Local Pride on Parade - photos

This year business and organizations heeded the call for additional floats for the parade after a period of years when they were few and far between and people were beginning to no...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    June 27, 2018

Cleanup work to to resume at UBMC, but funding, timeline for completion uncertain

Personnel from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Montana Natural Resource Damage Program and U.S. Forest Service provided an update on the status of the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex...

 

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