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May 24, 2019 at 6:19 pm

Libby Elections Four Libby City Council positions are coming open for election, and the final day for candidates to file is less than a month away. Chris Nelson, deputy clerk and assistant electi...

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The highest bidder

May 24, 2019 at 6:18 pm | Western News Meadowlark Log Homes hosted their annual Eagle Valley Amish Auction selling handmade cabins, furniture, pots, quilts, log homes and other miscellaneous goods, May 18. Attendees came from places such...

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Libby choir concert

May 24, 2019 at 6:18 pm | Western News Libby students performed a variety of songs and solos at the Libby All Choirs Concert, Tuesday at the Libby Memorial Events Center. Highschoolers gave flowers and thanked their choir teacher, Lorrai...

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MHP Trooper Palmer released to home

May 24, 2019 at 6:18 pm | Western News Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer has been released and returned home Wednesday. A press release from the MHP stated that Palmer’s doctors at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake Ci...

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Memorial Day ceremonies

May 24, 2019 at 6:18 pm | Western News Libby Sunday •1 p.m.: Corner of Mineral Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard, WWI Memorial dedication. Monday •11 a.m.: Libby Cemetery, Memorial Day ceremony with Libby VFW Post 1548 and American Legion ...

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Community helps teach students outdoor skills

May 24, 2019 at 6:18 pm | Western News McCormick and Yaak students learned how to pan for gold, make a compass, and shoot arrows, along with other various outdoors skills during the One-Room Rendezvous, a two day outdoor workshop, Wednesd...

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Man found asleep at end of manhunt

May 24, 2019 at 2:00 am | Western News An eight-hour manhunt that began with a 911 call about a suspected stolen vehicle ended Tuesday night with the apprehension of a Polson man, found asleep in a cabin on Lake Creek Road with a stolen f...

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Examining the Libby levy vote: Part one A closer look at the school resource officer question

May 24, 2019 at 6:17 pm | Western News Libby Public Schools is seeking a 5.51 mill levy to fund a school resource officer, which is estimated to add $7.44 per year to the tax bill for a property valued at $100,000. Libby Police Chief Sco...

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Bear hunter has accidental shooting

May 24, 2019 at 6:17 pm | Western News Things turned tragic for a father and son from Utah who came to the area looking to hunt bears on Tuesday, after an accidental discharge put the son’s life in jeopardy. No names have been released f...

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