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 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...

 
 By News Release    News    September 19, 2018 

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...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 5, 2018

LCSO investigating mystery surrounding injured man found in Lincoln Gulch

The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s office is leading an investigation into how a critically injured Great Falls man wound up in the woods in Lincoln Gulch north of the old Lincoln Cemetery, two miles from where his rental car was discovered four...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 5, 2018

Wilderness Bar latest establishment to see change in ownership

After about a year and a half on the market, the Wilderness Bar and Scapegoat Eatery are under new ownership. Kelly and Jody Riesbeck of Helena closed the deal on the landmark Lincoln bar last week,...

 
 By News Release    News    September 5, 2018

2018 big game hunting forecast

Hunting Fri Aug 24 14:57:26 MDT 2018 Are you ready for hunting season? Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks can help. In addition to the following hunting forecast, FWP's provides online information...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

L&C County Commission denies 4x4 Road RID request

Lewis and Clark County Commissioners took the advice of county staff at their meeting in Helena Aug. 16, and voted unanimously to deny the request to create a rural improvement district for the 4x4...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

Public scoping open on USFS plan to re-route section of Copper Creek Rd.

The Lincoln Ranger District is working through the planning process for rerouting a one mile stretch of Copper Creek Road, located about a mile and a half north of Snowbank Lake, from it's current...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 29, 2018

County planning to move ahead with repair of North Lincoln Gulch Rd. washout

Lewis and Clark County Public Works is making plans to repair the large washout on North Lincoln Gulch Road, without the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Public Works Director...

 
 By News Release    News    August 29, 2018

Temporary Leadership Changes for Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest

HELENA - Beginning in September, Forest Supervisor Bill Avey will begin a temporary assignment as Northern Region Deputy Regional Forester in Missoula. While Avey is on this detail, Lisa Stoeffler...

 
 By News Release    News    August 29, 2018

Hunting access: Ask early, don't wait

Montana's millions of acres of private land offer some excellent hunting opportunities-the only catch is gaining the landowner's permission to hunt. It is Montana law that hunters obtain landowner per...

 
 By News Release    News    August 29, 2018

2018/2019 shoulder seasons have started

Elk shoulder seasons began Aug. 15 in several hunting districts around Montana. Elk shoulder seasons are firearms seasons that can occur as early as Aug. 15 and run as late as Feb 15 depending on the...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 22, 2018

Cooler weather dampens Trail 467 Fire; most closures lifted

Cooler weather and rain that moved into the Lincoln area over the weekend helped firefighters improve containment of the Trail 467 Fire, which was 90 percent contained at 23 acres Tuesday morning....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 22, 2018

Socked in by Smoke

With only a few small fires burning anywhere near Lincoln, the thick pall of smoke that descended on the area seemed to arrive out of nowhere, but was actually the result of wildfires burning in...

 

Citizen reporting key to lowering crime in Lincoln Valley

During the last few months Lincoln has reported fewer crime to the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office, and the citizens of Lincoln have had a hand in this. Thefts were the main crime affecting Li...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    August 22, 2018

Stalled Stalls

It was a busy weekend at Hooper Park during the 35th Annual Bob Purdy Softball Tournament, and for the second year in a row players had to make do with porta-potties and a lack of running water. Altho...

 
 By News Release    News    August 22, 2018

Fish and Wildlife Commission Advances Proposed Grizzly Bear Population Objectives for Public Comment

The Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved language for a proposed administrative rule that would codify population objectives for grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. The...

 
 By News Release    News    August 22, 2018

UM Researcher Finds Genetic Differences in Trees Untouched by Mountain Pine Beetles             UM Researcher Finds Genetic Differences in Trees Untouched by Mountain Pine Beetles             

MISSOULA – A University of Montana researcher has discovered that mountain pine beetles may avoid certain trees within a population they normally would kill due to genetics in the trees. UM...

 

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