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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 5 months, 2 weeks 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, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 4 weeks 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Authorities with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office rescinded an evacuation order for Kilbrennan Lake Road on Tuesday.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 8 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 10 months, 3 weeks 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 11 months, 2 weeks 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 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 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 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 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, 1 month 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 year, 1 month ago
Lincoln County sees second coronavirus-related death

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

Updated 1 year, 2 months 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...