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 By Jeni Garcin    News    December 5, 2018

Public can help with safe, efficient snowplowing efforts this winter

Helena – Most people in Lewis and Clark County rely on city, County and State snowplows to clear snow from the roads where they live so they can go about their daily lives. Plowing the roads is not...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 5, 2018

Daines visits Montana Army Guard in Afghanistan, brings Hi Country Beef Jerky

Senator Steve Daines visited members of the Montana Army National Guard's 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion last weekend with a delivery of home-baked cookies and Hi Country Beef Jerky....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    December 5, 2018

Repair work on N. Lincoln Gulch Rd delayed shortly after getting started

The Lewis and Clark County Bridge Crew began work last week to repair the washout on North Lincoln Gulch Road, but has hit a snag that will delay the project two to three weeks. Doug Nisbet, the Lewis...

 
 By News Release    News    December 5, 2018

UM Report: Outfitted, guided experiences increasingly crucial to Montana tourism

MISSOULA – Expenditures from outfitted and guided experiences contribute to a large amount of the state's tourism revenue, according to a new report from the University of Montana's Institute for...

 
 By News Release    News    December 5, 2018

Public invited to open house for improvements on Lincoln Road intersections

HELENA – The Montana Department of Transportation will host a public open house Thursday, Dec. 13 to discuss two projects located on Lincoln Road between Applegate Drive and Interstate 15 north of Helena. The open house will be held at the Jim...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 28, 2018

Lincoln logger provides state capital with a Christmas Tree

When the Montana Logging Association needed to find a 30-foot Christmas Tree for the Montana State Capital this year, they turned to Lincoln-based logger Wayne Sherrill for help. Sherrill, who said...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 28, 2018

Horse injured, put down after being hit by unidentified vehicle on Stonewall Creek Rd.

A horse belonging to Joe Youderian had to be put down Sunday, after being hit by a vehicle on Stonewall Creek Road sometime over the weekend. The horse, named Harley, survived being hit by the vehicle, but suffered a shattered leg. The injured...

 
 By News Release    News    November 28, 2018

MontanaPBS Hopes to Find Montana's Best-Loved Novel

MISSOULA – As part of the nationwide search for America's best-loved novel on the PBS-sponsored "The Great American Read," a panel of seven Montana literary experts set out to determine the...

 
 By News Release    News    November 28, 2018

Hunting season closes on par with recent years in West-Central Montana

Montana's general big game hunting season closed Sunday, Nov. 25 with deer and elk harvest totals recorded at west-central Montana's two hunter check stations on par with recent years.  Montana...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 21, 2018

Lincoln welcomes new resident deputy

Robert Rivera has spent the last month getting to know the community of Lincoln, after taking his post as the towns resident deputy sheriff in late October Rivera takes over the position previously...

 
 By News Release    News    November 21, 2018

DPHHS urges Montanans to get smart about antibiotics

State and local public health officials are participating in U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week Nov. 12-18, 2018, which is an annual one-week observance to raise awareness of the importance of...

 

Photos: Big bad tracks

Tracks in the snow reveal some recent wolf activity near Copper Creek. At least four wolves, probably the Landers Fork Pack, crossed Copper Creek Road about a mile north of Highway 200 over the...

 
 By News Release    News    November 21, 2018

Rare caribou sightings reported in NW Montana

Kalispell, MT - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks regional staff have received reports of a rare sight in northwest Montana. Residents have recently documented sightings of woodland caribou near...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 14, 2018

American Legion observes Veterans Day, 100th Anniversary of WWI Armistice

Lincoln's America Legion Post 9 hosted thenir annual Veterans Day observance at the Lincoln Community Hall Sunday, marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the first world war at the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 14, 2018

Information sought on bull elk found shot, abandoned near Beaver Creek Rd.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Game Warden Ezra Schwalm is hoping someone may have information on a bull elk that was shot and left to waste along Beaver Creek Road last week. Aaron Birkholz...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 14, 2018

Construction season at UBMC comes to a close

The construction season at the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex is expected to draw to a close this week with the completion of winterization work at the site. According to Karen Ogden, Community...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 14, 2018

Discussion of new locatin for Skijoring dominates LVCC meeting

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce began making plans to relocate their annual skijoring event to a new location. At the Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday, Nov. 8, Bill Cyr offered to let the...

 
 By News Release    News    November 14, 2018

Hunter Harvest Steady Across West-Central Montana

Big game harvest in west-central Montana maintained a steady pace through the fourth weekend of the general hunting season, bringing totals in line with average. At the hunter check station near...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 7, 2018

Downed pole causes power outage

A downed power pole, located across Highway 200 from Hi Country Snack Foods, knocked out electricity to about 700 Lincoln-area residents. According to Butch Larcombe with Northwestern Energy, the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 7, 2018

Lewis and Clark County proclaims Nov. 2, 2018 'Bob Bushnell Day'

In honor of his years of effort fighting the War on Weeds, County Commissioners declared Nov. 2, 2018 "Bob Bushnell Day" in Lewis and Clark County. Commission Chairman Andy Hunthausen began Lincoln...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 7, 2018

Group interment of unclaimed human 'cremains' scheduled at Lewis and Clark County Cemetery

Lewis and Clark County is hosting an interment ceremony Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. for the cremated remains of 153 individuals who died in the county over the years, but whose remains have never been picked up. County Commissioner Susan Good Geise told...

 
 By News Release    News    November 7, 2018

Hunting Season Picks up Pace Across West-Central Montana

Hunter activity and harvest picked up in the third weekend of the general big game season in west-central Montana. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reports that after a slow start to the season, the...

 
 By News Release    News    November 7, 2018

Be Bear Aware, Take Care! Food Storage Requirements in-place on National Forest

HELENA –As hunting season unfolds, forest and wildlife officials want to share some tips and rules with recreationalists to help minimize their chances of encountering bears this fall. All who want...

 

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