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Updated 3 hours, 33 minutes ago

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...

Updated 3 days, 3 hours ago
New outfitter takes e-biking to the next level

The Allred brothers have a solution to the overcrowding in Glacier National Park and other outdoor hotspots.

Updated 3 days, 3 hours ago
Statistics show domestic violence on the rise in Montana

Montana law enforcement officers responded to a domestic violence call every 1.75 hours in 2020 — and experts say that's likely a significant underrepresentation of the problem.

Updated 3 days, 3 hours ago
Exclusive resort can use treated wastewater for snowmaking

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — An exclusive Montana resort has been granted a permit to use treated wastewater in its early season snowmaking operations, the state Department of Environmental Quality said.

Updated 1 week ago
Summer Food Service Program launches June 7

Libby Public Schools is sponsoring a federal summer food program to guarantee breakfast and lunches for children during the three-month break.

Updated 1 week ago
Driver of sedan likely to receive citation after collision

Investigators say the collision between a sedan and a dump truck that snarled traffic along U.S. Highway 2 about midmorning June 8 occurred after the driver ...

Updated 1 week ago
Kendall pleads not guilty to charges stemming from escape

A sullen Jeremiah Kendall appeared in Lincoln County District Court on Monday, pleading not guilty to the slew of felony charges he picked up during his shor...

Updated 1 week ago
Keystone pipeline canceled after Biden had blocked permit

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline said Wednesday it is pulling the plug on the contentious project after Canadian offi...

Updated 1 week ago
Candidates interviewed for open school board seat

Libby Public School Board members interviewed a slate of five candidates this week in hopes of filling an open seat on the panel.

Updated 1 week ago
Bernhard departs county health board

After a four-month stint on the Lincoln County Health Board, Scott Bernhard has tendered his resignation.

Updated 1 week ago
Hecla forging ahead with Northwest Montana mines

Officials with an Idaho-based mining company developing two large copper and silver mines in Northwest Montana said they are undeterred by a recent ruling th...

Updated 1 week ago
Forest Service temporarily closes road and Leigh Lake Trail

U.S. Forest Service officials have closed off trails leading to Leigh Lake the road servicing the Leigh Lake trailhead for the coming week. Officials instated the order to keep the public safe during blasting act...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
School officials in Troy consider budget amendment

Administrators with Troy Public Schools are considering amendments to the district’s budget to account for unforeseen expenses related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Peck says governor's office has thrown its weight behind fiberboard plant effort

It’s early days yet, but County Commissioner Mark Peck (D-1) said last week that efforts to bring a medium-density fiberboard factory to Libby are gaining st...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Loggers enjoy success at state track meet

The Libby Loggers saw success at last week’s Class A state track meet, securing multiple top-10 finishes along with some hardware.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Officials close to hiring a superintendent of schools for county

Commissioners approved June 2 a resolution to appoint an interim county superintendent of schools.