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 By Roger Dey    Features    September 19, 2018 

Sculpture season returns to Lincoln as Artists-in-Residence set to work on year five of BPSW installations

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild entered its busiest time of the year last week as this year's two artist-in-residence went to work on the newest installations for the park. Unlike some past...

 

Talk of the pines

Sculpture in the Wild's 2018 University of Montana Emerging Artist Anne Yoncha began work on "Tree Talk," a piece intended make the internal physiology of trees, and the networks between them...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    September 19, 2018 

Lunchtime Concert Series brings grand music to Lincoln Community Hall

Adele O'Dwyer admitted she was delighted and a bit surprised at the crowd that filled the Lincoln Community Hall for the first in a series of three Lunchtime Concerts celebrating both the 5th...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    September 19, 2018 

Hot Wheels on Main

The early snowfall that hit the area last September may have dampened the wildfires burning in the area, but also put a damper on the pair of annual car shows hosted in Lincoln by forcing the...

 

Bikers Against Bullies roar into Lincoln

Two hundred motorcycles rolled into Lincoln Friday, Sept. 7, as the annual Bikers Against Bullies ride stopped in town for lunch at Bushwackers. The ride, said to be the largest in the state, raises...

 

Photos: 54th Annual Helmville Rodeo

A Saturday at the biggest little Rodeo in Montana. Check out more Helmville Rodeo photos. Click on 'Photos' at the top of the page....

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    August 29, 2018

Film crew returns to Lincoln to complete 'Ted K' location filming

Although Ted Kaczynski's cabin has looms large in the narrative of his story over the past 20 years, the full-scale reproduction of it, sitting in the original location with its door facing away from...

 
 By Hope Quay    Features    August 29, 2018

The enduring allure of vintage fashion

As I scrambled to organize and finalize the details on 70 outfits the night before the second annual Heritage Day Vintage Fashion Show, I couldn't help but wonder why I would ever agree to spearhead...

 

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,...

 

Renowned sculptors to be featured in September residencies at Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild

LINCOLN - The fifth anniversary of Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild this September promises to elevate further the surprising art park in this small mountain community. In addition to...

 

Sculpture in the Wild development ahead of schedule

LINCOLN - Five years ago some 60 Lincoln-area residents got together in the school gym to hear of a new vision for this small mountain community. Logging and mining were continuing to fade as...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    August 22, 2018

25 Years of Challenge

Downtown Ovando came alive last week as the Blackfoot Challenge hosted a Summer Party in the town square to celebrate the organization's 25th anniversary. The celebration kept things small and local,...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    August 22, 2018

A busy weekend for the 35th Annual Bob Purdy Tourney

After 35 years, the annual Bob Purdy Memorial Softball Tournament is still growing strong. The tournament got its start in 1983, shortly after Bob Purdy, a strong advocate of sports, died in a...

 
 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...

 

Photos:Laney Lou and the Birddogs perform at Lincoln Arts Festival

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs provided more than two hours of live and energetic bluegrass to round the day during the Lincoln Arts Festival Saturday....

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    August 8, 2018

73 years later, memories of a naval tragedy still linger

In 1942 Steve Stocks joined the Coast Guard at 17 years old. Four months later he was on a brand new fast transport headed to a base of operations on an island on the south end of New Guinea that had...

 

5th Annual Terman Run

This years fun run, with 160 hands and 50 riders, was the largest since the inaugural run in 2014. Last year, the Park and Arrastra Creek Fires limited the size of the fun run, but this year they...

 

The future of small-town Montana rides on public lands

This story is part of The Montana Gap project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network. The winds of Montana's Rocky Mountain Front buffet the empty Dupuyer Elementary School....  Website

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    August 1, 2018

Lincoln Airport potential underscored by grant announcement on heels of open house, barbecue

In a press release late Monday afternoon, Sen. Steve Daines announced more than $20 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for improvements to airports throughout the...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 25, 2018

More than just making a buck

Occupying their usual spot, just off the main loop in Hooper Park in a campsite among the trees, Leroy and Jean Cyrs' set up, with glittering Rada knives, jams, suspenders and sundry collectibles, is...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 25, 2018

Cowboy shooting returns to Lincoln with CMSA Northern Mountain Region Finals

The Lincoln Rodeo Grounds once again played host to the Treasure State Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association as they brought the Northern Mountain Region Finals to town last weekend. Michael Emch, the...

 

Recollections from 30 years with the Lincoln Ambulance

I moved here in 1982, and wanting to be a stay at home mom, I provided daycare in my parents' house until 1983, when I moved in with a friend and continued to provide daycare. I later moved in with...

 

Blackfoot Valley Fishing Report

Fishing is going CRAZY currently. The flow is still above normal. The temperature is still cool [thank you mother nature for making this July cooler than the last several years. Feel free to continue...

 

'...the sweeter the tune'

Tales of two fiddles The Irish proverb "The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune" may not always be used to refer to the musical instrument, but Barb Pearson's pair of antique violins prove it to...

 

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