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Legislative Roundup

HELENA - On the final day of the 66th Montana Legislature, lawmakers completed their only state constitutionally mandated task by passing the bill...

 
 By News Release    News    May 1, 2019

Grizzly euthanized after cattle depredations in Helmville Valley

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks euthanized a sub-adult male grizzly bear in the Helmville Valley Tuesday, April 23, in response to its involvement...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

Deputy's Log

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 14 calls for service in the Lincoln area during the week of April 21- 27. Deputies opened two...

 
 By Becky Beard - R    News    May 1, 2019

Reviewing the 66th legislative session

The 66th Legislative Session adjourned Thursday, April 25. Ahead of the Session, I heard my neighbors' messages: "We want a budget that is...

 
 By News Release    News    May 1, 2019

Forest Service urges public to be careful on snowy, muddy & wet Ntional Forest road and trails

HELENA, MONT.-As weather conditions fluctuate, so do road and trail conditions across the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. Some roads across th...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 24, 2019

Upper Blackfoot Working Group seeks community support for collaborative legislative proposal

The status quo just isn't working. If there's one thing the members of the Upper Blackfoot Working Group agreed on about the management of the...

 

Legislative Roundup

HELENA -- The Montana Legislature has passed the bill to continue Medicaid expansion, which provides healthcare to about 69,000 low-income Montanans....

 
 By News Release    News    April 24, 2019

Probst joins as associate at Milodragovich, Dale & Steinbrenner, P.C.

Milodragovich, Dale & Steinbrenner, P.C. is pleased to announce that Alyssa L. Probst has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Probst worked...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 17, 2019

Chamber hears Sculpture Park, Snow Warriors, Legislative Working Group, Bike Rally updates

Last week's meeting of the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce delved into several topics that could impact Lincolns economic future, including...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 17, 2019

Chamber hears Sculpture Park, Snow Warriors, Legislative Working Group, Bike Rally updates

Last week's meeting of the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce delved into several topics that could impact Lincolns economic future, including...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 17, 2019

Sculpture in the Wild recognized with 2019 Heritage and Cultural Tourism award

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild earned recognition as the winner of Montana's 2019 Heritage and Cultural Tourism award. The Montana Office...

 

Legislative Roundup

HELENA -- After a lengthy debate, the bill to continue Medicaid expansion in Montana failed to pass the Senate on a 25-25 vote last week and several...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 17, 2019

Evergreen Skateparks fields construction, budget questions during Lincoln visit

As the effort to create a skate park in Lincoln takes shape, the Lincoln Skatepark Committee find itself in need of an organization to contract with E...

 

Photo: Elk smash

The front windshields of a school bus belonging to Lincoln's D&L Bussing show the damage caused by the impact of an elk Tuesday morning. Doug...

 

Bringing Optimism to Lincoln

Last Tuesday evening, April 9, a group of 18 Lincoln residents came together in the backroom at Lambkins to learn about Optimist International....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 10, 2019

Byerly set to take reins at Hi Country, with plans to reinvigorate the brand

Travis Byerly sees a lot of potential for the future of Hi Country Snack Foods. "The future of the business looks very promising and exciting,"...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 10, 2019

Local fisherman found dead on Blackfoot River

A Lincoln man was found dead along the Blackfoot River last Wednesday after failing to return from a fishing trip the day before. A friend of James Savstrom called the Lewis and Clark County...

 

Legislative Roundup: Lawmakers Advance Bills to Study Tax Structure, Prohibit Local Gun Ordinances, Streamline Missing Persons Cases and Penalize Hunters Who Abuse Animal Location Data

HELENA -- The House of Representatives passed a bill last week that calls for studying Montana's tax structure in the face of quickly shifting...

 
 By Andy Bourne    News    April 10, 2019

Open Houses provide feedback on north Powell County zoning concerns

OVANDO –Powell County Planning Board hosted two separate open houses in Ovando and Helmville April 1 and April 4 to discuss the zoning requirement f...

 
 By Andy Bourne    News    April 10, 2019

Series of thefts reported in Ovando

OVANDO – Three thefts in the Ovando area were reported this last week. All thefts are still under investigation. Powell County Sheriff Gavin Roselle...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    April 10, 2019

Historical Society, Heritage Alliance merge

As part of an effort to revitalize the Upper Blackfoot Valley Historical Society by capturing twentieth century history, the UBVHS welcomed locals...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 10, 2019

Packed agenda at Lincoln Government Day

Lincoln’s April 5 Government Day meeting covered a lot of ground. In Town Trails Karyn Good presented information on the progress of the Envision Lincoln in-town trails project that has been in the...

 
 By News Release    News    April 10, 2019

Lewis & Clark County Natural Resource Planning Community Meeting

The Natural Resource Conservation Service is changing how they allocate funding in the State of Montana. As a result of this, the Lewis & Clark...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 3, 2019

Fish kill reported at 4x4 Road bridge

The bitter cold temperatures that gripped the area in February and early March is believed to be the culprit behind a fish kill near the bridge at...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 3, 2019

New Lincoln Bike Rally organizers seek, encourage local support

Members of the Tenacious Dames, the women's motorcycle club organizing the 2019 Lincoln Bike Rally for the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce, hosted...

 

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