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Libby hosting two chainsaw events this weekend

Libby hosting two chainsaw events this weekend

September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Following the success of last year’s Kootenai Country Montana Chainsaw Carving Championship, Libby will play host to both the championship and a separate chainsaw carving demonstration event this wee...

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Public meetings to kick off Lincoln County disaster plan update

September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News By JOHN BLODGETT The Western News The Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency is kicking off a five-year update of the county’s Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan with public meetings in Libby and E...

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Photos: Troy playground dedicated to local woman

September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News ...

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Gold Hill fire is 45 percent contained

September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The Western News It was a weekend of good progress on the Gold Hill fire north of Libby, beginning with the lifting of pre-evacuation notices on Friday and ending with a quarter-inch of rain on Su...

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Photo contest features $300 grand prize

September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The Yaak Valley Forest Council seeks entries for its 5th annual Lincoln County Photo Contest, with a grand prize of $300. Entrants can submit one photo for each of four categories: Wildlife, People ...

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Month-long cancer benefit starts Sept. 29

September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News A half-marathon and two fun runs — a 5k and a 10k — are the kick-off events of “Paint it Pink,” a month-long fundraising campaign of Cabinet Peaks Medical Center’s foundation that supports the detect...

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Dispensary owners seek license to operate in Troy

September 14, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News A medicinal cannabis dispensary is seeking a license to operate in Troy city limits, and at the monthly work meeting of the Troy City Council Wednesday, neighboring businesses raised objections not t...

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Steady progress made on wildfires

September 14, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Gold Hill fire Good progress was reported this week on the Gold Hill fire, with the lifting of hourly Pipe Creek Road closures, removal of some structure protection equipment and the promise of “a ...

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2018 Nordicfest Heritage Festival Parade winners

September 14, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Local Floats Grand Prize: Ace Hardware 2nd: Ron Adamson Local Sculpture 3rd: American Legion Post 97 Auxilary Out: of: Town Float Grand Prize: Whitefish Winter Carnival Bands 1st: Albini F...

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