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 By Roger Dey    Features    August 6, 2020 

Jansons Enterprises provides small engine repair for wide range of equipment, vehicles

As a child, Kyle Greenwood would watch his father Jim pull lawnmowers out of the trash, repair them and sell them. Jim gave that sideline up for a...

 

Recovered to death?

Brad Orsted normally avoids naming bears, but Nervous Nelly wasn't an ordinary bear. Over the past decade, dozens of grizzlies, like Nelly, have...

 

Photos: Rehabbed, recovered & released

Dr. Scott Bovard of the Missoula Veterinary Clinic and Brooke Tanner, director of the Wild Skies Raptor Center released an immature female bald eagle...

 

A Strange Story--Remarkable Discovery

With the Pentagon's Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force reportedly preparing to release a report on UFO encounters, it seemed like a good time...

 
 By Kate Radford    Features    August 6, 2020 

Bob Orr a Lincoln, telephone company institution

Longtime resident and Lincoln Telephone Company President Bob Orr has lived in Lincoln for the better part of 75 years. "I came with my folks. I was...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 30, 2020

Downtown Ovando gets a facelift

Downtown Ovando got a face lift with the buildings on the south side of the town's central square getting a distinctive new paint job this month, upda...

 

Photo: Monture Mud

Sediment washed down from Monture Creek gives the Blackfoot river a split personality at Scotty Brown Bridge Friday, July 25. Heavy rains that fell...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 30, 2020

Ovando property sale takes Flys to someplace familiar

Howie and Peggy Fly’s sale of their buildings in downtown Ovando has meant a move for them, but they haven’t gone far. The home they had been living in - the old Boyd Ranch house that was moved...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 23, 2020

A new look for the BVD

Welcome to the new and improved Blackfoot Valley Dispatch. This issue marks our first as a broadsheet since the mid 1990's. It's a return to a format...

 

Photos: A plant walk with Klára

A biological technician at the Lincoln Ranger District, Klara Varga is a botanist by training, with a fascination for all types of plants native to...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Features    July 15, 2020

406 MT Mercantile Celebrates Grand Opening

The new 406 MT Mercantile, Lincoln's newest shopping destination, had their grand opening the weekend of June 27. The new retail shop at 224 Main Stre...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Features    July 15, 2020

A Look into the benef its of Thai Massage

Red Mountain Yoga, owned and operated by Sue Lattin, has been open since 2014 and offers yoga classes , as well as a variety of massages. One of the m...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 15, 2020

Lincoln's Concrete Wave

Skateboarders from Helena, Lewistown and Stevensville joined Lincoln skaters Saturday July 11, to celebrate the formal grand opening of the new...

 

Photo: Explosions of color

Amid a sea of lupine, a patch of Indian Paintbrush burns a bright red. Lupine has been exploding into bloom across the forests in recent...

 

Photos: Lincoln Parade celebrates freedom in the time of coronavirus

Lincoln hosts their annual Independence Day parade. https://www.blackfootvalleydispatch.com/photos...

 

Photos: Lighting up the night

The annual Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce fireworks show, augmented by the private fireworks set off in Hooper Park's ball fields, lights up the...

 

Lincoln's 68th Annual Rodeo results and photos

Lincoln Rodeo Results Bareback 1st -Tie Will Nordstrom 67 Dustin Morgeaus 67 2nd Dalton May 62 Saddle Bronc 1st Bailey Bench 65 2nd Charlie Lytle 64...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Features    July 8, 2020

Lincoln Arts Council postpones summer meetings to recharge and plan for 2021

Arts Council President Lee York, with consensus from the organization's officers, decided to postpone regular meetings for the Lincoln Council for...

 

Lincoln Out Of Date

Capt. Meriwether Lewis made the first written record of the Blackfoot River valley in July 1806 .On July 6 he and his half of the Corps of Discovery...

 

2020 Winning Lincoln Parade Entries

1 Best Business – Garland Girls 2 Best Club/Org – the 1920's Moonshiners 3 Best Equestrian – K Lazy 3 4 Best Athletic Group – Sparkettes of...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    July 1, 2020

Cleanup day at Station 4

Lincoln firefighters and volunteers spent most of the day Saturday cleaning out the Lincoln Rural Fire District's new Station 4, just north of the...

 

Lincoln Out Of Date

C. V. Rubottom, one of the builders of the Lincoln community Hall, included a short look at Lincoln's Independence Day celebrations during the years...

 

Image: Declaration of Independence

Let the American youth never forget that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils and sufferings and blood of their ancestors, and... Full story

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    June 24, 2020

The Montana 500

Lincoln was the first pit stop for the vintage automobiles, which left from Helena at about 8 a.m. Monday and reached Lincoln at about 11 a.m. From...

 
 By Kate Radford    Features    June 24, 2020

Friends bid farewell to Rhonda McClure as she returns to Wisconsin after 30 years in Lincoln

Dozens came to a party for Rhonda McClure last Wednesday to wish her well on her move back to Wisconsin after 40 years in Montana, most of those...

 

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