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 By Roger Dey    News    October 17, 2018

Helmville students learn about fire fighting during Fire Prevention Week

Helmville school students had the chance to get up close and personal with the Helmville Volunteer fire department's equipment Friday Oct. 12 as part of Fire Prevention month. Rather than simply...

 

A Third Way: Top Libertarian candidates offer an alternative

The Libertarian Party’s candidate for the U.S. Senate, Rick Breckenridge, wastes no time differentiating between Montana Libertarians and the Republican Party. “Libertarianism is the soul of the Republican Party, and they kicked the Libertarian...

 
 By News Release    News    October 17, 2018

Hunters are reminded to be cautious of mountain lions

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds hunters that mountain lions are also in pursuit of prey this time of year and are most active at dawn and dusk. Lions feeding on a kill are potentially...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 10, 2018

Envision Lincoln examines progress, goals, funding possibilities ahead of meeting on Rural Partners initiative

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and staff members from the Governor's Office of Economic Development are slated to visit with members of the Envision Lincoln team Oct. 22, as part of the fledgling...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 10, 2018

4x4 RID listening session, discussion dominates Lincoln Government Day

A listening session to discuss and take comments on a potential Rural Improvement District that would cover the cost of applying dust control to the 4x4 Road filled the meeting room at the Lincoln...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 10, 2018

Hazard Trees taken down on Flesher

Working in coordination with Montana Department of Transportation crews, eight sawyers with the Lincoln Ranger District took down dozens of hazard trees along Highway 279 near the top of Flesher...

 

I-185 would raise tobacco tax to expand Medicaid coverage

Montana smokers could be on the hook for an additional $2 per pack if ballot initiative Initiative 185 passes. The tobacco industry is shelling out big bucks in hopes it won’t happen. It’s a big reason your mailbox is stuffed this election...

 
 By MARTI LIECHTY    News    October 10, 2018

Visions for Montana's economy clash in fight over Initiative 186

The controversy over ballot Initiative 186 seems to be about two competing visions for Montana’s future economy, and water quality underlies them both. The ballot measure, if passed, would amend the state’s 1971 Metal Mine Reclamation Act to...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 3, 2018

Truck rolls over in pasture after hitting injured moose

A large box truck carrying cargo from Missoula to Great Falls wound up in a pasture just west of Lincoln after colliding with an injured moose Thursday morning, Sept. 27. Montana Highway Patrol...

 
 By News Release    News    October 3, 2018

Montana sells first timber sale on National Forest Lands

Missoula - The State of Montana, Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, opened bids on the Boulder Lowlands II Good Neighbor Authority Timber Sale today as part of a growing state-federal partnership to increase management activities and...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    October 3, 2018

Lincoln Youth Concert an evening to remember

The Lincoln Community Hall was filled wall-to-wall last Thursday night for the Lincoln Youth Concert, a collaboration between the Lincoln School choir and band programs and the Blackfoot Pathways:...

 
 By News Release    News    October 3, 2018

Howl-O-Ween FunFest comes to MontanaWILD

Come join us at Montana WILD for one of Helena's largest Halloween parties! Montana WILD is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2018 Howl-O-Ween FunFest on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 1 to 4:00 pm....

 

Solvie breaks out her saxophone for a special performance

Barb Solvie said she hasn't played her saxophone in a formal setting in many years, although she often brings her saxophone out during the annual Independence Day parade. She said the instrument is...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 26, 2018

LVCC dials back on Brewery Follies, revisits Bike Rally

Brewery Follies When the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce brought the Brewery Follies from Virginia City to Lincoln last fall, locals looking for a few politically incorrect laughs turned out in...

 

Flu makes early appearance in Lewis and Clark County

Lewis and Clark Public Health received three confirmed reports this week of influenza A, all in county residents under the age of 25. In one case the disease was severe enough to require hospitalization. “It’s definitely time to get your annual...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 19, 2018

Man found in woods near Lincoln identified, many questions remain

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton identified the man found in the woods north of the old Lincoln Cemetery as Lee Klette, 42, of Great Falls. A man prospecting with a metal detector in the...

 

UM Study: Hardrock mining contributes $2.7 billion to Montana's economy

MISSOULA – Montana’s hardrock mining industry supports more than 12,000 permanent, year-round jobs with average annual earnings of $86,030, according to a new study released by the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 19, 2018

Photos: New LRFD well, pump installed

Image 1: Western Water Wells of Helena works with Lincoln's MT Poverty Well Drilling to install a new well next to the Lincoln Rural Fire District's well house in the center of Lincoln Wednesday,...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 12, 2018

Updates abound at Lincoln Government Day Meeting

Personnel change for Lincoln; info on man found in woods remains elusive Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton kicked off Government Day Friday, Sept. 7 with the announcement that Deputy Chris...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 12, 2018

Man found in woods near Lincoln identified, but mystery remains.

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton has identified the man found in the woods north of the old Lincoln Cemetery as Lee Klette, 42, of Great Falls. Dutton told the BVD Klette claims he put the wi...

 

Human trafficking awareness seminar Oct. 1

The public is invited to a free seminar on human trafficking Monday, Oct. 1. The seminar will be held at Carroll College, Campus center, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will feature guest speaker...

 

Bullock taps DEQ head Tom Livers to serve as budget director

Governor Steve Bullock today announced the appointment of Tom Livers as the Director of the Office of Budget and Program Planning (OBPP). "Tom has over four decades of experience in public service...

 

UM Announces Fall Public Planetarium Shows

MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Department of Physics and Astronomy invites the public to its fall semester planetarium shows in the Payne Family Native American Center Star Gazing Room this month through December. The 50-minute shows...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 5, 2018

Public Comment period on HLCNF Draft Forest Plan Revision, Draft EIS extended

Residents of Lincoln who are concerned about missing the deadline to comment on the draft environmental impact statement and draft revised forest management plan will have more time to get make their...

 

LHA meets funding goal for down payment on property for Matt King House

The Lincoln Heritage Alliance is moving forward with plans to purchase property along Highway 200 in Lincoln following a donation that has provided the organization with enough money for a down...

 

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