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 By News Release    News    October 16, 2019

Non-resident OHV permit cost increases, more money to trails grant program

Non-resident off-highway vehicle users coming to Montana this fall will see a slight increase in their temporary use permits. The increased fee is a...

 
 By News Release    News    October 16, 2019

E-Bikes welcome on 'motorized use' Helena-Lewis & Clark NF trails, roads

Helena – Electric bicycles (often referred to as “e-bikes”) have grown in popularity for both recreational use and hunting on public lands and are currently welcome on more than 52,000 miles of...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 9, 2019

Lincoln Hospital District down to one trustee following resignations

The Lincoln Hospital District board of Trustees is down to just a single member following the resignations of three of the remaining four members...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 9, 2019

Question of nonpartisan county elections on upcoming ballot

At the end of next week, voters in Lewis and Clark County will be receiving ballots for the Nov. 5 election. Outside of Helena, voters will see a...

 

Photos: A visit to the UBMC

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality hosted a tour of the Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex Saturday, Oct. 5 in coordination with the...

 

New Quit Line tailored to teens who want to stop tobacco use

The Montana Tobacco Quit Line has launched a new program for teens who want to stop using tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 2, 2019

Lincoln dodges brunt of early winter storm

Lincoln got off light during the winter storm that blanketed most of western and north central Montana in deep snow. According to the National Weather service, the Lincoln area only received about fiv...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 2, 2019

Sculpture in the Wild unveils latest additions

The early winter storm that brought heavy snow to the much of Montana Saturday and Sunday prompted visiting Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild...

 

Arts Council discusses fundraising, upcoming events, plans for 2020

The Lincoln Council for the Arts President Annette Gardner welcomed old and new faces alike to their meeting Monday, Sept 16, from Lisa Smith and...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    October 2, 2019

Friends of the NRA hosts 5th annual fundraising banquet in Lincoln

The Friends of the NRA held their fifth annual banquet in Lincoln at the historic Lincoln Community Hall Sept. 19, with roughly 150 people attending...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    October 2, 2019

Local Artists plan for upcoming Tour of the Arts

A group of local artists met last week to discuss preparations for the upcoming Alpine Artisans Tour of the Arts. Now in its 16th year, the Tour of...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    News    October 2, 2019

Citizen's Alliance Bank says farewell to long-time employee

Citizen’s Bank hosted a retirement party last week for long-time employee, Jewelie Hoxworth. After 14 years with the bank, Hoxworth decided to retire from her position to be home more and to help...

 
 By News Release    News    October 2, 2019

Turn in poachers - call 1-800-Tip-Mont

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks toll-free hotline for reporting wildlife poaching, property damage, and violations of fish and game laws is in...

 
 By News Release    News    October 2, 2019

Governor's Grizzly Bear Advisory Council to Convene in Helena

Helena - The Governor's Grizzly Bear Advisory Council is convening for its first meeting next month in Helena. The council will gather Oct. 3-4 at...

 

Downtown Lincoln property now under UBVHS ownership; focus turns to reconstruction of historic Matt King House

At the beginning of September, The Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society officially took ownership of property along Highway 200 in Lincoln that...

 

Post Office welcomes new clerk

Meet Tracey Youbles, the new smiling face at the Lincoln Post Office. Youbles took over as Lincoln's postal clerk, a position held for many years by T...

 
 By Andy Bourne    News    September 25, 2019

Ambulance levy causes heartburn for northern Powell County residents

OVANDO – More than 50 people attended a citizen-initiated meeting at the Ovando School Sept. 16 to discuss the Powell County Ambulance Service levy...

 

Correction and Omission

In our Sept. 11 issue, we misidentified Jim Phennicie as Jim Charron. We also forgot to include the photo credit on the image that accompanied the story on Bushwackers. Theimage was created by Elyssa...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 25, 2019

County contracts with Lincoln Ambulance for DUI blood draws

Drivers in the Lincoln area arrested for driving under the influence won't have a chance to sober up before having their blood drawn, thanks to a new...

 

Regulations changes, clarifications to keep in mind for hunting season

Please note that a few language changes and clarifications were included in the 2019 hunting regulations. Those changes include: Archery Equipment...

 

Replace faded licenses and avoid attaching carcass tags directly to meat

If you have not checked your license and carcass tags in a while, please do so well in advance of your hunting trip to ensure they haven't faded....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 18, 2019

New Hi Country owner pursuing opportunities for growth

Hi Country is officially under new ownership for the first time since it was founded in 1976 and Travis Byerly has big plans for the future of the...

 

LVCC plans Fall, Winter events, seeks candidates for open seats

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce met for their regular monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 12 to discuss several upcoming events, fundraising needs and the future of the organization. The Chamber...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 18, 2019

New taxiway under construction at Lincoln Airport

The Lincoln Airport has become a lot more visible in the last couple weeks, following the removal of the trees and old building east of the aviation facility’s main gate. “Everybody hated to see...

 

Reminder in the field this hunting season: Be a good steward of the land

Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not.  Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to...

 

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