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 By Roger Dey    News    March 13, 2019 

Lincoln School board approves contract for new superintendent

The Lincoln School Board brought their search for a new superintendent to a close at their meeting Monday night with the approval of a contract for...

 

Legislative Roundup: Budget hearings kick off second half of legislative session

HELENA -- The Montana House Appropriations Committee opened public testimony last week on House Bill 2, the bill that sets the budget for state...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    March 13, 2019 

Off the record...

The blast of cold weather that decended on the state March 4 likely set a new state record low temperature for March at Elk Park, but Lincoln didn't...

 
 By News Release    News    March 13, 2019 

NorthWestern Energy Electric Supply Plan open for public comment

Butte, Mont. –– NorthWestern Energy released the draft 2019 Montana Electricity Supply Resource Procurement Plan for a 60-day public comment perio...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    March 6, 2019

A cold March into the record book

Gusting winds have been a regular occurrence in Lincoln, accompanying the recurring cold weather that shattered the local low temperature record for...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    March 6, 2019

Improved snowpack brings with it increased spring flooding concerns

As 2018 rolled into 2019, the dearth of snow in the Upper Blackfoot Valley was raising concerns we might be in for the return of a warm, dry winter....

 

Legislative Roundup: Lawmakers Debate Bison Grazing, Vaccines and Country Of Origin Labeling

HELENA - The 66th Montana Legislature is at its halfway mark and that means that any general bills that did not make it through their first house...

 
 By News Release    News    March 6, 2019

Public Comment Period Extended on DSEIS for Stonewall Vegetation Project

Beginning Friday, March 1, 2019 members of the public will have an additional 24 days to submit substantive comments on the Draft Supplemental...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    March 6, 2019

A look at Lincoln area snowpack

Heavy snowfall since mid-January has bolstered Lincoln area snow packs and has led to renewed concerns about possible spring flooding, but the cold...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 27, 2019

Photo: Smooth Operator

Groomer operator Gordy Becker heads back to the Ponderosa Snow Warriors groomer shed after spending the night preparing the snowmobile trails around...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 27, 2019

White Hope lawsuit ends with decision in favor of Forest Service

The lawsuit and subsequent counterclaim that pitted the U.S. Government against Lincoln-area miners in a dispute over mining regulations and property rights ended last week with a decision in favor...

 

Legislative Roundup week 7

Helena-The Montana House of Representatives last week advanced legislation that would require a two-third vote majority for the Legislature to...

 
 By News Release    News    February 27, 2019

2019 Deer/Elk/Antelope Regulations available on FWP website

The 2019 Deer/Elk/Antelope Regulations are available on the FWP website at fwp.mt.gov/hunting/regulations/. Hunters will notice some changes to this...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 20, 2019

Lincoln School attendance hit hard by flu, strep throat

Back to back bouts of influenza and strep throat hit Lincoln School hard this month, leading to a high rate of absences in the last two weeks....

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 20, 2019

Bruggeman wins Race to the Sky

Brett Bruggeman from Great Falls battled subzero temperatures, winds and drifting snow to win the 2019 Race to the Sky, crossing the finish line at...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 20, 2019

Kurtz fills in as Interim Ranger

Lincoln Ranger District Fire Management Officer Jarel Kurtz is slated to take over as interim district ranger Feb. 25 while Michael Stansberry is on a...

 

Legislative Roundup: Affordable housing, Sales tax, Unions laws, Minimum wage

HELENA-As Montana lawmakers consider overhauling the state's DUI laws, the Montana Highway Patrol wants to dispel myths about blood alcohol levels....

 
 By Hope Quay    News    February 20, 2019

Lincoln Skatepark submits formal design proposal to County Commission

Plans to bring a skatepark to Lincoln are gaining momentum as Lewis and Clark County officials’ enthusiasm for the project grows. Community Coordinator Karyn Good, who agreed to help the Lincoln...

 
 By Hope Quay    News    February 13, 2019

Luck, a donation and trip to Virginia bring a new ambulance to Lincoln

After a couple of lucky breaks, the Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance was recently able to bring home a new ambulance to serve Lincoln. "We found it on one...

 

2019 Race to the Sky 100-Mile Finishers

2019 Race to the Sky 100-Mile Finishers Place Musher Name Hometown Sunday Finish Time 1st Rick Larson Belt, Mont. 8:19 a.m. 2nd Jenny Roddewig Bozeman, Mont. 8:25 a.m. 3rd Charmayne Morrison Bozeman,...

 

Legislative Roundup: Affordable housing, Sales tax, Unions laws, Minimum wage

HELENA-The Montana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would use money from the coal severance tax trust fund to pay for low- and moderate...

 
 By News Release    News    February 13, 2019

Health officials urge residents to be prepared for measles

Local health officials are preparing for the likely chance that measles will make its way to Lewis and Clark County in the near future. They're also...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    February 13, 2019

Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce wraps up past year, welcomes new directors at February meeting

The Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual dinner meeting Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Lincoln Library. The evening began with a regular...

 
 By News Release    News    February 13, 2019

Elk shoulder seasons to end Feb. 15

First approved by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission for the 2016 season, shoulder seasons are an opportunity for hunters in hunting districts...

 
 By News Release    News    February 13, 2019

DPHHS to host suicide prevention panel Thursday, February 14

Mental health experts to provide information on current suicide prevention efforts in Montana HELENA – The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is hosting a panel of suicide preven...

 

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