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 By Roger Dey    News    July 29, 2021

Empathy, kindness and curiosity follows fatal bear attack

OVANDO - In the wake of a tragic grizzly attack that claimed the life of visiting cyclist Leah Lokan on July 6, Ovando has seen an outpouring of support as it makes plans to ensure nothing like that...

 By Roger Dey    News    July 4, 2019

Cause of Lincoln man's death released

LINCOLN - Two and a half months after local fisherman James Savstrom, 70, was found dead on the Blackfoot River west of Lincoln, the state crime has lab released its findings in his cause of death. In...

 By Roger Dey    News    April 11, 2019

Lincoln fisherman found dead on Blackfoot River

LINCOLN – 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 Sheriff’s Department Tuesday night, April...

 By Roger Dey    News    April 4, 2019

Ovando highlighted in Montana tourism commercial

OVANDO - To the surprise of many Ovando residents, Montana's 2018 Community of the Year found itself highlighted in a new commercial promoting tourism in the state. A new 30-second commercial called...

 By Roger Dey    News    November 8, 2018

Blackfoot Challenge, Curtin part company

OVANDO - The Blackfoot Challenge announced the selection of Charles Curtin as their new executive director in February but just seven months later, the organization and Curtin have parted ways. The Blackfoot Challenge has been tightlipped about why...

 By Roger Dey    News    June 7, 2018

Ovando Gran Fondo Canceled Amid Fundraising, Access Changes

Although Ovando was recently recognized for the community's welcoming attitude and hospitality toward cyclists, one of the major cycling events that used the town as its base fell victim to last...

 By Roger Dey    News    July 13, 2017

Rumble and Shake: Little Damage but Rattled Nerves

LINCOLN - About eight and a half miles below Ken and Sandy Crymble's home in Mead Gulch, something moved. "I thought the cabin exploded. I didn't know," Crymble said. "The cabin was shaking and there...

 By Roger Dey    News    October 27, 2016

Longtime Ovando Residents take Ownership of Blackfoot Commercial Co.

OVANDO - Fred Valiton said he considered buying the Blackfoot Commercial Company when Howie and Peggy Fly put it on the market several years ago but just couldn't swing the price. This fall, however,...

 By Roger Dey    News    April 14, 2016

Reporters and Revelations

LINCOLN - For a couple long weeks in April 1996, Lincoln was the epicenter of the biggest news story in America. The FBI arrested Theodore J. Kaczynski here April 3 in connection with the Unabomber bo...

 By Roger Dey    News    April 7, 2016

April 3, 1996

Editor's note: I know full well many people would just as soon never hear the name Ted Kaczynski again. While Kaczynski deserves no press, the story of his arrest and it's impact on the community,...


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