2,400-acre prescribed burn planned for Cabinet District

2,400-acre prescribed burn planned for Cabinet District

August 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

A prescribed burn of up to 2,400 acres is planned for the Cabinet Ranger District of the Kootenai Forest later this fall. The project is associated with the Minton-Trout Project, with the purpose of ...

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Easements could protect habitat, ensure public access

Easements could protect habitat, ensure public access

August 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission recently unanimously approved the acquisition by the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks of the Kootenai Forestlands conservation easement. It wa...

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Hospital names new chief nursing officer

Hospital names new chief nursing officer

August 22, 2019 at 3:33 pm

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center this week named registered nurse Douglas Mudgett as its new chief nursing officer. Mudgett is coming to Cabinet Peaks from California Correctional Health Care Services, ...

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Deal protects elk habitat on Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front

August 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

Daily Inter Lake The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently brokered a land transaction that will permanently protect 442 acres of wildlife and riparian habitat near Augusta along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front. Acc...

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Mob takes off in cargo van

August 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

Western News A caller thought it was suspicious when he saw about 20 people jump into the back of a U-Haul-type van headed westbound on U.S. 2, according to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office logs. Officers investig...

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Community calendar

August 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

Western News Lemonade on the Lawn The Libby Friends of the Library will end its summer program, “Lemonade on the Lawn,” by hosting a Montana Conversations program “Bold Women in Montana History” with Beth Judy o...

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Kootenai Harvest Festival set for Sept. 14

August 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

Western News The fifth annual Kootenai Harvest Festival takes place in Libby from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. The event is one of a number of events happening in Libby that weekend, including the Kooten...

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Meeting focus is Columbia River Basin program

August 20, 2019 at 11:14 am

Western News Congress passed legislation nearly 40 years ago that authorized the states of Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington to form the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Among other things, the la...

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Trench-coat man carries a big stick

August 20, 2019 at 11:14 am

Western News A man in a trench coat walking along Pipe Creek was allegedly wielding a machete and jumping into traffic, according to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office logs. Deputies investigated and the machete tur...

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