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Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 8 months ago

Body found near Shannon Flats believed to be that of missing Troy man

Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a Troy man missing since last summer.

Updated 1 month ago
Williams elected as mayor; Beach, Berke and Smith secure city council seats

Roughly double the number of usual voters turned out for tight races in south Lincoln county in this year’s municipal elections.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Border residents rejoice as U.S. says it will lift travel ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Beleaguered business owners and families separated by COVID-19 restrictions rejoiced Wednesday after the U.S. said it will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-m...

Updated 4 months ago
Prominent Libby couple killed in plane crash

VICTORIA, Minn. (AP) — A relative has identified three people killed in the fiery crash of a small plane in southeastern Minnesota as a surgeon from Omaha, Nebraska, and two of his family members from Libby, Mont...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
UPDATED: Authorities issue evacuation order for Eastside Road homes

Authorities with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office rescinded an evacuation order for Kilbrennan Lake Road on Tuesday.

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Man shot after deputies respond to domestic disturbance

Officials are investigating a law enforcement-involved shooting after Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a disturbance about 8:30 a.m., Jan. 14.

Updated 1 year ago
Libby Elementary School to move to a remote schedule

Libby Elementary School will move to a fully remote learning schedule on Nov. 17 for most of the rest of the month.

Updated 1 year ago
Libby Middle High School switches to remote learning

The Libby Middle High School will be moving to a fully remote schedule on Nov. 12 for much of the rest of the month, according to a press release from Superintendent Ron Goodman.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Gunderson, Duram secure reelection

While the presidential election still hangs in the balance, Lincoln County officials completed tallying a record amount of local ballots in the early morning hours following Election Day.

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Libby Elementary School closed after evidence of virus spread in the building

Education officials have announced that Libby Elementary School is closed tomorrow, Oct. 14, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Air quality hazardous as Callahan Fire grows

Air quality in Libby and Troy fell to hazardous levels as the Callahan Fire grew to about 1,000 acres on Sept. 13, blanketing Lincoln County in a hazy layer ...

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Callahan fire grows to 400 acres

U.S. Forest Service officials say the Callahan Fire has grown to 400 acres as of Sept. 12.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
In a reversal, county officials now plan on a mail-in ballot election

Newly appointed Election Administrator Chris Nelson announced the change on Sept. 4. Nelson said he submitted his plan for a mail-in ballot election to the Office of the Montana Secretary of State that day. State...

Updated 1 year, 3 months 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 1 year, 4 months 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.