CWD concentrated in urban deer population, wildlife officials say

CWD concentrated in urban deer population, wildlife officials say

January 17, 2020 at 10:02 am

The bad news reported Jan. 13 by a wildlife official about the comparatively high prevalence of chronic wasting disease among deer within Libby’s urban environs offered one flickering hint of a silve...

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Zoning board reviews plans for business districts

Zoning board reviews plans for business districts

January 17, 2020 at 10:02 am

Libby’s newly appointed zoning commissioners tweaked twin proposals for controversial business improvement districts within city limits Jan. 14, but not without reservations. The plans would create...

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Libby Loggers defeat Eureka, Lady Loggers fall to Lady Lions

Libby Loggers defeat Eureka, Lady Loggers fall to Lady Lions

January 17, 2020 at 9:47 am

Caden Williams and Keith Johnson each scored 15 points to help the Libby Loggers defeat the Eureka Lions 51-39 in nonconference basketball at Lincoln County High School on Jan. 14. The win brings th...

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West accused of clubbing man in Eureka store

January 17, 2020 at 10:03 am

Western News Authorities arrested a Eureka man after he allegedly struck, unprovoked, another man in the head with a billy club inside a local convenience store on New Year’s Eve. Kenneth Lee West, 60, faces an ...

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Local groups to host several wintry recreational outings

January 17, 2020 at 9:42 am

Western News Two conservation organizations, including Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, plan to offer free winter outings in the region in the weeks ahead. Two of the guided outings, one relying on cross-...

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Libby man arrested after kicking Amtrak employee

January 17, 2020 at 9:31 am

Western News A Libby man faces assault and resisting arrest charges for allegedly attacking an Amtrak employee after being denied entry onto a train New Year’s Eve. Libby police officers began searching for Tho...

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Butte man in district court for seventh DUI charge

January 17, 2020 at 9:30 am

Western News A Butte man with a history of driving under the influence faces multiple charges in Lincoln County District Court after authorities say he crashed his vehicle while driving drunk on U.S. Highway 2 in...

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McCormick pleads guilty after reaching deal with prosecutors

January 14, 2020 at 11:07 am

Western News Christopher Lee McCormick, 52, pleaded guilty to a strangulation charge in Lincoln County District Court as part of a deal with prosecutors late last month. Authorities arrested McCormick on Oct. 19...

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Sheriff’s office incident log

January 14, 2020 at 11:00 am

Western News The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account. Jan. 7 2:24 a.m. Public safety Authorities investigated a re...

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