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Jewels of the Sky: Hummingbirds of Western Montana

Hummingbirds are stunning creatures: not only for their jewel-like beauty and gravity-defying aerial acrobatics but also for their sheer fortitude....

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    August 13, 2020 

From My Perspective: Finding the things we love

We find the things we love when we take the time to encourage growth in ourselves. Think about it, did you just wake up and realize one day that you...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    August 6, 2020

From My Perspective: It's all out of control

Remember way back when this whole virus thing started? Yeah, although it's only been about four months, it feels like forever to me too. But, think...

 

This is Montana: Ranching Agreements Help Conserve Arctic Grayling

When the Corps of Discovery passed through Montana in 1805 Capt. Meriwether Lewis described a "new kind of white or silvery trout,"-the Arctic...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    July 30, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Trips to Drummond

There was a song that came out back in the early 80's when I was in high school: "I Can't Drive 55," by Sammy Hagar. Well, with my moving, I have...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 15, 2020

From My Perspective: Long ,Winding Roads

This past weekend I was able to attend and teach at my first fiber festival for the year. In any other year, this would have been my seventh or eighth...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    July 15, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Grizzly Hardware

With my time here vastly coming to a close, I am sadly not going to be able to thank all the people, organizations and businesses for all they do for...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    July 1, 2020

Big Adventure

Well, I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed writing my little stories for the BVD each week and I will still try to send in a few from afar. I do...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 1, 2020

From My Perspective: Arrivals and Departures

Since I moved to Lincoln in 2008-2009, it has always seemed to me it’s been a transient place with many new arrivals and sad departures. Of course,...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    June 24, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: "Mack" McInally

Be it Summer, Winter, Spring, or Fall, whatever time of the year you will see this young fellow of 86 out for his daily walk down through Lincoln....

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 24, 2020

From My Perspective: A Tribute to Dads

Although we celebrated Father's Day this past weekend, I felt it might be a good time to pay a tribute to Dads – especially mine – for just one...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    June 17, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: This summer, take care of your pets

With the 4th of July just around the corner, here are a few important tips to keep your pets safe. Keep your pets secured during fireworks, inside...

 
 By Dave Carroll    Columns    June 17, 2020

Let Us get things right

This past Saturday was a great day. Not because it was Saturday, but because my son Jesse and I got to do some long overdue maintenance on his pickup...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 10, 2020

From My Perpsective: The Dark Side of Social Media

You know, normally I have an opinion about, well, just about everything. Most of the time I choose not to share most of those opinions and just save...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    May 27, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Bartending memories

With spring trying to give way for summer, it takes me back to when I first moved to Lincoln in the early 90's. I came up here looking for a...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    May 27, 2020

From My Perspective: Bullies, Beliefs and Reality

From My Perspective - Bullies, Beliefs, and Reality I'm tired of being bullied by those who do not share or agree with my beliefs. There used to be a...

 
 By Dave Carroll    Columns    May 20, 2020

Mountaintop Musings: Take Advantage of the Moment

The other day as I was finishing up building a second-story deck, my thoughts ran to several projects that I needed to get to next. I mean this deck...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    May 13, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: A real Live Wire

Sending out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to Jules and Marilyn Burgert. They moved to Lincoln three years ago. Jules had been an engraver for over...

 

From My Perspective: Returning to normal

It’s a time for new beginnings, which is fitting as Montana starts Phase 1 of re-opening the state, and a beginning to our “new normal.” I feel like this new normal will be a little different...

 
 By Dave Carroll    Columns    April 29, 2020

Mountaintop Musings: Resurrection Reality!

During these insane days of government overreach, medical hysteria and misinformation, bogus computer models, consistency in the lies and attacks...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    April 29, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Menagerie Memories

Often on my travels up Stemple to get firewood or to just go for a drive, I pass by the little red cabin where I first lived when I first moved to...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    April 22, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Aaron, Kristin & Damion

Sending out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to Aaron, Kristin, and Damion Birkholz. This July will be their sixth year in ownership of Coyote Coffee....

 

Letter: Hate to lose it

BVD, I saw your article in the paper a week or two ago and then got the survey that was mailed in this last issue about the struggle you are having...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    April 22, 2020

Information, Communication, Supporting Local and Getting it Out There...

I recently saw a post on Facebook about information not being available to residents in Lincoln.  One way this person mentioned to find information...

 
 By Dave Carroll    Columns    April 15, 2020

Mountaintop Musings: Resurrection Reality!

Last Sunday the world celebrated Easter. The first Easter was the day in which the disciples and enemies of the Lord Jesus Christ discovered that the...

 

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