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 By Roger Dey    Community    September 17, 2020 

Bear sign a sign to be bear aware

A very large pile of bear poop, laden with chokecherry pits, appeared on Stemple Pass Road near the Community River Park late last week. Although...

 

Deputy's Log: Sept. 6-12

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received thirty-seven calls for service during the week of Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, 2020. Deputies performed four traffi...

 

Upper Blackfoot Chronicles

A Wonderful Trip Suggested For the benefit of those who would enjoy the wonderful Montana out-of-doors to the limit, the Rod and Gun Club sug-gests a...

 

Reputation, specialty work keeps L&L Custom Sawing buzzing

Leroy Blancher has owned L&L Custom Sawing for 26 years, after he and his dad, Len, purchased the sawing equipment together. Blancher was born in Grea...

 

Deputy's Log: Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received thirty-six calls for service during the week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 6, 2020.  Deputies performed six traffic...

 

Deputy's Log: Aug 23-29

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received twenty-five calls for service during the week of Aug. 23 to Aug. 29. Deputies performed four traffic stops...

 

Upper Blackfoot Chronicles : 1978 school fire fallout

Two weeks ago, we ran an excerpt from Gold Pans and Singletrees that detailed the past tribulations face by the Lincoln School District, including...

 
 By Rpger Dey    Community    August 27, 2020

Envision Lincoln awarded $38,000 USDA RDBG grant

A $38,000 Rural Development Block Grant awarded to Envision Lincoln by the USDA is helping to fund additional planning for an in-town trails plan, as well as two contractor positions to support...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    August 27, 2020

Hunters: Know your time limits for tree stands on state lands

Hunters, if you plan to hunt using a tree stand, keep in mind that tree stands on leased state lands are only allowed for three days. Lincoln Game...

 

An appreciated delivery

Barney VandenBos stopped into the BVD office last week. His wife Claudette, passed away last month and he received a sympathy card from their friend...

 

Deputy's Log: Aug. 16-22

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received forty-one calls for service during the week of Aug. 16 to Aug. 22, 2020. Deputies performed six traffic...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    August 20, 2020

37th Annual Bob Purdy Tourney plays on

Sixteen teams took part in the 37th Annual Bob Purdy Co-Ed Softball Tournament at Hooper Park over the weekend. The slow-pitch tournament was one of...

 

Lincoln Telephone Roundup supporting local organizations for 20-plus years

The Lincoln Telephone Company has been offering their "Round Up" service to support local organizations since 1999. In that time, donations have...

 

Upper Blackfoot Chronicles

At first in the 1890s, the Lincoln School in town had one room and one teacher, but as the area grew in population, another room and then another was added. The school district number was changed...

 

Lincoln Sportsmen's Club Beginning Handgun Seminar well attended

In keeping with its goal of providing education and enjoyment of the shooting sports, the Lincoln Sportsmen’s Club hosted a Beginning Handgun Shooters’ Seminar Aug. 8. Held at the club’s Weaver...

 

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...

 

Deputy's Log

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received thirty-four calls for service during the week of Aug. 9 to Aug. 15, 2020. Deputies performed four traffic...

 

Heritage House to begin carrying Montana-produced groceries

Beginning Aug. 18, Heritage House will be expanding their Made and Grown in Montana offerings to include grocery items. The expansion is possible due...

 

Deputy's Log: Aug. 2-8 2020

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received thirty-two calls for service during the week of Aug. 2 to Aug. 8, 2020. Deputies performed six traffic...

 

Clothing Drive Thanks

The Great Lincoln Clothing Giveaway was a success! Thank you - Thank you - Thank you to all those who donated clothes and shopped for clothes, and to...

 

Deputy's Log July 26- Aug. 1

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received twenty-three calls for service during the week of July 26 through Aug. 1. Deputies performed four traffic...

 

Sculpture in the Wild seeing more media coverage, higher visitor counts during coronavirus pandemic

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild has gained broad national attention this spring and summer as a place to enjoy art and the outdoors through... Full story

 

Maintenance work at Lincoln Community River Park

Local volunteers got together July 17 to pull weeds and perform maintenance at the Lincoln Community River Park on Stemple Pass Road. Weed control is...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    July 30, 2020

Helmville Rodeo Grounds, Community Center sees improvements from leftover grandstand renovation funding; plans for Labor Day rodeo under discussion

A new set of metal bleachers will give spectators with disabilities a better experience and increase the number of seats available at the Helmville...

 

Images: Lincoln Out of Date

This week, news clippings that included a story from the Helena Independant Record on a goodwill tour by Heena and Lincoln businessmen in July, 1960,...

 

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