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 By News release    Community    July 11, 2018 

Lincoln Airport Community Open House and BBQ Potluck planned

On Saturday July 28, Jerry Cain will host the annual Lincoln Airport Community Open House and Fly-in BBQ Potluck at his hangar for everyone to enjoy. Lincoln Airport is a state-owned airport managed...

 

Photos: A spin through town with Redneck Olympics

The 5th Annual Redneck Olympics...

 

Photos: A traffic jam in the country

The annual sheep drive that sees a flock of several hundred sheep move through Lincoln and up to summer pasture heads south on Stemple Pass Road early in the morning of Friday, July...

 

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    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...

 

Free Fly-tying class At the Lincoln Library

Jim Bosshardt will bring his love of fly fishing to the Lincoln Library Saturday, July 7, to help celebrate the Community Hall 100 Year Anniversary. Jim is a master fly fisherman and fly tyer. He has...

 

100-year Community Hall celebration

Come help us celebrate Lincoln Community Hall's 100th Anniversary on July 7th and 8th. Way back in 1918 when the Hall was constructed, having a place to come together and kick up their heels was a...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    June 27, 2018

Fearless music at the Lincoln Library

Princess Fearless, also known as Mindy Dillard, performs with "Prince Craig" England and he son "the Magical Elf" Cyrus for young and old alike at the Lincoln Branch of the Lewis and Clark County...

 

July Fourth events on tap in Ovando

Ovando is once again hosting their annual "Everyboy participate. Nobody Watches" Independence Day Parade, Wednesday July 4. Anyone interested in taking part in the parade, known for being short on...

 

Blackfoot Valley Fishing Report

Friday June 15th is being called the unofficial start of fishing the Blackfoot River. Word got out that the river had dropped over 14,000!!!! cfs in the last several weeks, with the water clearing at...

 

Photos: Community Hall doors get a facelift

Annie Allen and Lisa Gibson paint a mural on the doors of the Lincoln Community Hall as part of the hall's centennial celebration. Allen and Gibson donated their time and talent for the project,...

 

Thank You for supporting Lincoln Putt – Putt 2018

Lincoln’s 9th Annual Putt - Putt was another great success with friends, family and people from all over Montana coming to join in our Lincoln community fund raiser. I would like to thank all the people who showed up to help with the setup, our...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    June 13, 2018

LVFD's tactical water tender, 'Big John,' ready for action

After nearly two years, work on the Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department's new tactical water tender is finished and the department's latest piece of firefighting equipment is ready for action. Fire...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 30, 2018

Photos: American Legion Post 9 remembers the fallen on Memorial Day

Lincoln American legit Post 9 hosted their annual Memorial Day observance ate Lincoln community Hall Monday May 28....

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 23, 2018

New Montanan owners face Lincoln's often overlooked economic obstacle

Re-opening the Montanan after four years may seem like a major challenge, but Greg Smith said one of the most vexing issues he and Julia Johnson have faced in the past couple months has simply been trying to find a place to rent in Lincoln. The new...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 23, 2018

Lincoln high school students create posters to remind people to call 911

Envision Lincoln recently announced the winners a poster contest they sponsored at for Lincoln High School graphic design students as part of an effort to remind Lincoln-area residents to call 911...

 
 By Liz Cain    Community    May 23, 2018

Put on your dancing shoes

Lincoln Council for the Arts invites you to the first of possibly several summer dances! On June 2 at the Community Hall we will present the live music of the Montana Country Comfort Band, a popular group that has been pleasing audiences for...

 

Cemetery clean up day cancelled

The annual Lincoln Cemetery Clean Up Day, scheduled for May 26 , has been canceled until further notice. Recent flooding washed out a section of Linvcoln Gulch Road and has impacted the road near the cemetery in several spots, limiting access to the... Full story

 

RMDC to have extra food for seniors

Rocky Mountain Development Council will have supplemental foods available to Lincoln area senior citizens at the Lincoln Senior Center on Wednesday, May 23 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Foods are shelf stable and consist of canned fruit, vegetables,...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 9, 2018

Lincoln Vegetation Management Group awarded weed control grant

A local weed group developed in Lincoln in 2015 secured a $19,400 grant from the Noxious Weed Trust Fund grant program last month to help them implement the first phase of a project to help area landowners pay for weed treatments. The Lincoln Vegetat...

 
 By News Release    Community    May 9, 2018

Ducks Unlimited Banquet a success

The 19th Annual Blackfoot River Ducks Unlimited event was another resounding success The Blackfoot River Chapter of Ducks Unlimited once again filled the Historic Lincoln Community Hall April 21. The committee begins planning for the event in...

 

Historic Lincoln cemetery cleanup delayed

The annual cleanup day for the historic Lincoln Cemetery in Lincoln Gulch will happen a little later this year, thanks to accessibility issues in the Lincoln Gulch area. Although the annual tradition...

 
 By News Release    Community    May 9, 2018

Flooding Can Cause Cascade of Public Health Threats

Flooding is often an issue in Lewis and Clark County in the spring. While the focus tends to be on protecting property, it's important to remember that flood water can put your health at risk, too.... Full story

 
 By Zach Muse    Community    May 2, 2018

Thanks for a record breaking Fireman's Ball

Sorry this has taken a while, but I've been waiting to get some better numbers on what we earned from the Fireman's Ball and get all the bills in. I've gotten most of them in and after going through t...

 
 By Roger Dey    Community    May 2, 2018

Roberson retires from job at Ranger District

After four and a half years as the front desk person at the Lincoln Ranger district, Lisa Roberson retired from her position last week. Roberson, who has been battling Huntingtons disease for the...

 

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