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Graves faces fifth DUI charge

A man well known to local law enforcement for driving under the influence is now facing his fifth drinking and d...

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DUI task force looks to bolster enforcement, prevention

The Lincoln County DUI Task Force is placing renewed emphasis on prevention and enforcement this year.

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Libby school officials draw parents' ire for promoting vaccine drawing

Parents pressed Libby school officials this week about the role of district staff in promoting a prize-drawing contest aimed at boosting local vaccination ra...

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State takes aim at scents, lures in CWD fight

In an effort to limit the spread of chronic wasting disease, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is poised to curb the use of cover scents and lures hunters use...

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State aircraft sidelined after Montana fire helicopter crash

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana firefighting agency imposed a 48-hour stand down of all its aircraft after a helicopter crash landed and burned in heavy winds.

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Troy yanks Seifert off of health board

Troy city officials have removed Jim Seifert from the Lincoln County Health Board.

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Libby earns state grant for wastewater plant work

Mayor Brent Teske announced June 7 that Libby secured about $464,000 from a state program for repair and upgrade work at the city’s wastewater plant.

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Libby officials celebrate getting listed as one of state's best small towns

Municipal officials keep a framed copy of a 2018 Reader’s Digest article naming Libby “the most charming small town in Montana” up on a wall at City Hall — and it’s soon to get company.

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Mattis pleads guilty after striking deal

The man accused of raping a child in January faces 15 years behind bars after striking a plea deal with prosecutors last month.

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Health board opposes publicizing metric associated with coronavirus tests

The Lincoln County Health Board has voted against publicizing cycle thresholds, a metric that some board members argued could provide a more nuanced look at ...

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Libby schools consider spending plans for over $4 million in federal funds

Administrators with Libby Public Schools are finalizing plans for how best to spend over $4.25 million in federal coronavirus relief funds.

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Troy to consider applicants for health board seat

Troy City Council is opening up the municipality’s seat on the Lincoln County Health Board for applications after coming under fire for an administrative err...

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County chip seals portion of Panoramic View Drive

After over a decade of dealing with dust coming off of Panoramic View Drive, homeowners living near the roadway can expect to receive some long-term relief.

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Ziply Fiber expands in Troy and Libby

Ziply Fiber has expanded its services to hundreds of locations in Troy and Libby in recent months as part of a push to increase access to fiber-optic internet.

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Loggers split doubleheader with Whitefish

While the Loggers took the first game of their doubleheader against Whitefish on June 11 with a come-from-behind victory, the Glacier Twins built an early le...