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Updated 16 hours, 38 minutes ago

Black faces similar challenges as predecessor a century ago

During a series of emergency health board meetings in July, Lincoln County Public Health Officer Dr. Brad Black ...

Updated 1 week ago
Libby Public School District employee tests positive for COVID-19

A Libby Public School District staff member has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Updated 1 week ago
Active cases in county at 14

Lincoln County Health Department officials announced a new confirmed novel coronavirus case on Aug. 5.

Updated 1 week ago
Superintendent presents plan for reopening Troy schools

Parents received an update on the reopening plans for Troy Public Schools from Superintendent Jacob Francom on Aug. 5.

Updated 1 week ago
Miller arrested on sexual assault, abuse charges

A Troy man accused of sexually abusing a minor over the course of several years is expected to be arraigned in Lincoln County District Court on Aug. 10.

Updated 1 week ago
Ripley pleads guilty after accepting deal

A local man accused of assaulting a woman during a June 12 gathering at a Libby trailer park pleaded guilty to felony partner or family member assault, third or subsequent offense, after striking a deal with pros...

Updated 1 week ago
More details emerge for coming school year

Libby Public School District administrators are continuing to hammer out details for reopening classrooms during the pandemic.

Updated 1 week ago
Restaurants bear brunt of mask ire

It started a couple weeks ago with occasional insults from tourists. By Aug. 4, the abuse from customers refusing to wear masks had reached such a horrifying...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Mask mandate denounced at health board meeting

Residents again sparred over the effectiveness — and legality — of Gov. Steve Bullock’s mask mandate during an emergency meeting of the Lincoln County Health...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Health officer again eyes event cancellations

Lincoln County’s health officer warned late last week that the continued spread of the coronavirus locally could lead to further restrictions on public gathe...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Oldest living Libby fireman donates his uniform to the department

It’s been more than 70 years since Marshall Warrington, 91, started putting out blazes for the Libby Volunteer Fire Department.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Governor’s council updates grizzly report

The Governor’s Grizzly Bear Advisory Council has updated its draft recommendations for addressing grizzly bear management and conservation statewide.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
County receives roadwork update

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners received an update on the status of road projects within the county from the Montana Department of Transportation on July 29.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center updates COVID-19 plan

With cases of the novel coronavirus increasing in Lincoln County, Cabinet Peaks Medical Center has outlined its plans for dealing with a potential surge in patients.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Sheriff’s Office Blotter

The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.

Updated 2 weeks ago
The grit beneath the glitter

At first glance, nothing distinguished the trailer from the dozens of others parked around the rodeo camp.