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Updated 1 month ago

19 new novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Lincoln County

Health department officials announced 19 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Lincoln County on Sunda...

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 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Lincoln County sees second coronavirus-related death

A second Lincoln County resident has succumbed to complications related to COVID-19.

Updated 1 month ago
Masks required in Lincoln County public spaces

Masks are now required in Lincoln County in all businesses, government offices and other indoor public spaces according to a July 15 directive issued by Gov. Steve Bullock. Face coverings also will be required at...

Updated 1 month ago
Lincoln County Health Department announces new coronavirus case

A 50-year-old male has tested positive for coronavirus, Lincoln County Health Department officials announced in a July 9 Facebook post. The department is con...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Health officials investigate possible cluster of COVID-19 cases

Officials announced the probe during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Lincoln County Health Board on July 8. The investigation was launched after testing revealed two new cases of COVID-19 in the county, sa...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
County confirms new coronavirus case

It’s the first new confirmed coronavirus case in the county since April 5, officials said.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
School resource office proposal fails again at ballot box

For the second year in a row, Libby voters rejected raising taxes to pay for a school resource officer.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Lincoln County man is first COVID-19 fatality in Montana

Jim Tomlin, 77, who lived in the Bull Lake area of Lincoln County succumbed to COVID-19 while receiving medical treatment in Kalispell, said his son, G. Scott Tomlin.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Second COVID-19 case detected in Lincoln County

Officials have confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in Lincoln County.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
First COVID-19 case detected in Lincoln County

Local health officials announced the first case of COVID-19 detected in Lincoln County on Wednesday evening.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Drive-through COVID-19 testing site opens in Libby

The multi-colored canopy tents leant the site a festive air at odds with the circumstances that required medical masks and gloves.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
County commissioners declare state of emergency

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners declared a countywide state of emergency in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic during its March 18 meeting.

Updated 1 year ago
AUTHORITIES: MAN DROWNS IN MCGREGOR LAKE

Officials on Tuesday were investigating the death of a man who apparently drowned in McGregor Lake, west of Marion.