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Strategies to overcome seasonal affective disorder

Winter can be an awe-inspiring time of year. Snow-covered landscapes and opportunities to enjoy sports like skiing and snowboarding make winter a favo...

 

Veteran Highlight" Bill O'Neill

Bill O'Neill graduated from Ronan High School and was drafted into the Army in September of 1953, when he was 18 years old. O'Neill was inducted in...

 

Conversations Around Water

If you've been around in the Blackfoot long enough, there's a good chance you've heard the words "Murphy right" or "Milltown right" thrown around. If...

 

Tips to weather Montana's deep, cold temperatures

Butte, Mont. – The winter weather gripping most of Montana will continue several more days, with some areas experiencing temperatures well into the...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    February 4, 2021

Photos: Banging out donations

Jim Oly, who debuted his drumming for Lincoln on Dec. 6 - while dressed as Santa to spread some cheer - kept folks around parts of western Montana...

 

Nature Pick: Fireweed

Fireweed, or Chamerion angustifolium, is a native species found throughout Canada and in the vast majority of the United States, except for...

 

Leather and Fur Traders offer a unique shopping experience

Heidi Ressie opened Lincoln Leather and Fur Traders at 206 Main St. in Lincoln this past October and offers a wide variety of goods. An avid lifelong...

 

Swan Update: Keep Calm and Paddle On

In spite of a worldwide pandemic and all the associated changes to human life that have gone with it, I'm happy to report that our Trumpeter Swans...

 

30 years ago - Great Falls Tribune Jan. 5, 1991: No news is the big news in Lincoln

Insurance firm burns, smoke water damage newspaper office Lincoln's big news story of the week is going unreportedd at home because fire has...

 

Photos: Random photos

A few random photos that didn't make into print....

 

Blackfoot City, once called American Switzerland, proved to be a flop as permanent mining camp of early days

In our Nov. 26 issue, we looked at the murder of John Smoot, a man from Blackfoot city murdered in McClellan Gulch on Christmas eve, 1867. Blackfoot...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    January 7, 2021

Photos: Sliding into 2021

A sizable group of people gathered east of Lincoln on New Years Day to take advantage of the warm weather for a bit of classic wintertime...

 

BPSW looking ahead to busy, productive 2021

Blackfoot Pathways Sculpture in the Wild looks forward to a full event season in 2021, after the cancellation and postponement of last year’s events and artists due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BSPW wi...

 

The path to Lincoln Gulch Engraving and Leatherworks

Heidi and Jim Agner have lived in Lincoln since 2013 and are the husband and wife duo behind Lincoln Gulch Engraving and Leatherworks. They live with...

 

Leaving nothing on the table

Susan Good Geise ended her tenure on the Lewis and Clark County Commission Tuesday morning when Montana Attorney General Tom Fox swore in Tom Rolfe...

 

Veteran Highlight: Bob Armstrong

Bob Armstrong joined the National Guard as a junior in high school and served two years, before going on to serve two years in the Army and four more...

 

Christmas Trivia: The term "Xmas" dates back to the 1500s

Think "Xmas" is a newly nefarious attempt to take Christ out of Christmas? Think again. According to From Adam's Apple to Xmas: An Essential... Full story

 

Armstrongs recall 30-plus years of 'Santa Clausing'

Bob Armstrong played Santa Claus in Lincoln for 30 years, and while he has been retired from that position since 2014, many still think of him as the...

 

Paul Roos leaves a legacy of Lincoln's empowerment

"If we can come to a broad consensus, that has the potential to give us power. A new kind of power that will let us figure out that maybe we can...

 

Nature Pick: Snowberry and Snowflakes

The snowberry, or Symphoricarpos albus, is a shrub and member of the Honeysuckle family. Snowberry can be found in well over half of the fifty states...

 
 By MCC    Features    December 17, 2020

Shopping locally is now more crucial than ever

(MCC) The importance of shopping locally has been emphasized with increasing urgency in recent years. Events like Small Business Saturday and Plaid... Full story

 

Santa's Workshop, with a pandemic twist

Although Santa's Workshop couldn't be held in its usual form at the Lincoln School gym, a group of volunteers joined the Lincoln Council for the... Full story

 

Zach Muse

Zach Muse enlisted in the Navy on Sep. 1, 1990 and served in navigation during Desert Storm as a Master Helmsman. He was also a Master of Arms during...

 

Photo: Drumming up smiles

Jim Oly, outfitted as Santa Claus, paid a visit to Lincoln Sunday afternoon, Dec. 6 for a little performance art to make a little noise and spread a...

 

Photos: An Evening's Reflection

A massive lenticular cloud in the skies over the Lincoln Valley reflects the light of the setting sun Friday Nov. 27. The cloud provided and...

 

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