Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks plans to trap a young adult female grizzly bear in the North Fork or Flathead River area this year to release into the Cabinet Mountains, said the agency’s bear management specialist, Kim Annis.
The Troy High School senior government class is hosting a debate for Troy School Board and Lincoln County Board of Commissioners candidates. The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m., on Wednesday, April 28 at the THS auditorium.
The Troy School Board voted Monday to vacate a proposal to cut one of its three administrator positions, choosing instead to move forward in hiring a replacement for resigning high school principal Jeff Ralston.
Lincoln County commissioners voted last week in favor of financing a $3.37 million building at the Kootenai Business Park Industrial District that will house Stinger Welding Inc., a bridge fabricator based out of Coolidge, Ariz.
A lot of history can be found up in those mountains and out in those woods. But in a typical year, Kootenai National Forest doesn’t have the money to complete more than one or two historic preservation projects.
A federal judge’s recent ruling that the U.S. Forest Service can’t use helicopters to spray herbicide in the Kootenai National Forest will have little impact on the agency’s invasive plant management program, an agency official said.
Justice of the Peace Jay Sheffield ruled Tuesday that a Libby city councilmember who obtained a temporary restraining order against the city clerk and then withdrew his petition would not have to pay the clerk’s legal fees because there was not enough evidence that his petition was “frivolous.”
The Libby City Council passed a scaled-down version of its proposed bicycle ordinance on Monday, striking the contentious portion that would have prohibited riding a bike on Highway 2 and California Avenue sidewalks.
Environmental Protection Agency officials this week announced that it expects Record of Decision documents for the former export plant and former screening plant sites to be issued by next month – soon enough to begin cleanups this construction season.
The March Environmental Quality Council meeting was once again a very packed couple of days. The council is beginning to wind down on the four studies that have been assigned to it, and has begun discussing possible policy recommendations that the committee will put out for public comment over the next several months.
As the Lady Trojans head into a new softball season, head coach Russ Thompson appears to have plenty of options on where to play athletes. And although Troy lost just one senior and saw another prospect move out of state, the program is still a young group overall.
Lincoln County Sheriff Daryl Anderson asked the county board of commissioners last week to consider spending $68,000 in equipment to improve radio communication and to give the county the ability to dispatch emergency responders in the Troy area.
A work meeting between two medical marijuana providers and the Libby City Council did little Tuesday to advance city ordinances to regulate the trade, but did reveal that councilmembers are open to further dialogue and suggestions.
Getting out on re-surfaced tennis courts has been a treat for Troy High School’s tennis team this spring. Even better, players haven’t had to pick up snow shovels or take cover inside because of the elements.
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy rejected the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the proposed Rock Creek Mine in an order released Monday, just days before Revett Minerals planned to issue its 20-day notice to begin construction.