Blackfoot Valley Dispatch marks 40 years of local news
December 3, 2020
On Dec. 5, 1980, a small, still unnamed newspaper began circulating in Lincoln.
Sporting a series of question marks where the publication's name should be, the front page included the issue's only story - a message from the publishers - and a photo of a then-new Ponderosa Snow Warriors Clubhouse and information on the club's open house and Christmas dinner. The remainder of the issue was almost...