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School officials catch flack for communication woes

Libby Public School Board members discussed ways of improving family outreach earlier this week after hearing fr...

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City Hall backs chamber in pursuit of grant

City officials are supporting a Libby Chamber of Commerce effort to help rebrand a region known by the outside world largely for its Superfund site.

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City aid for sewer infrastructure project remains under discussion

Libby officials are exploring funding options to partially reimburse a property owner for the installation of a sewer main along U.S. Highway 2.

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High engagement in afterschool activities

Libby Public Schools saw a strong turnout among middle and high school students for this year’s fall sports and slate of afterschool activities.

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ICUs are filled with COVID — and regret

It's a struggle for Joe Gammon to talk. Lying in his bed in the intensive care unit at Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, this month, he described himself as "naive."

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Sheriff's office requests extra $31k for dispatch overhaul

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office needs an additional $31,000 for an already pricey project to overhaul local law enforcement’s dispatch and records system.

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Three brought up on charges after detectives bust drug ring

Authorities broke up a drug ring in the Libby area in late August, arresting three and seizing methamphetamine, heroin and a supply of drug paraphernalia, ac...

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County commissioners approve budget amendments

Lincoln County commissioners approved 23 budget amendments last week, including almost $125,000 in expenses and just over $1.4 million in revenues.

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Recent Libby Care Center outbreak stretched staffing thin as it raced through facility

An outbreak at the Libby Care Center, which left at least 10 residents dead and infected 20 staff members last month, has worn the local nursing home thin.

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With hands tied, Montana officials issue public health plea

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Health officials in both Missoula and Bozeman are begging Montana residents to wear masks indoors and get vaccinated as hospitals face increasing strain and the state remains without any stat...

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Alert cancelled after 15-year-old Montana girl found safe

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl on Montana's Fort Peck Reservation who was the subject of an Amber Alert for a possible abduction has been found and is safe, authorities said Thursday.

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Job market disconnect raises concerns over economic recovery

The gulf between record job openings and a lack of people taking those jobs is forcing Wall Street to reassess the pace of the economic recovery.

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward ...

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Appointment of new Libby City Council member expected for Sept. 20

City councilors in Libby are expected appoint a new colleague to the six-person governing body on Sept. 20.

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Agreement struck to sell Asa Wood

Administrators with Libby Public Schools have entered into an agreement to sell the defunct Asa Wood Elementary School to a California-based health care comp...