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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 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Libby Public Schools receive threatening phone calls

Libby Superintendent of Schools Ron Goodman echoed Police Chief Scott Kessel’s comments that the threats were no...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Libby VFD extinguishes structure fire

The lone resident of the home - a wheelchair-bound man - was not home at the time, but firefighters didn’t know that until they searched the burning and smok...

Updated 3 months ago
Kootenai National Forest announces Bull Gin Complex closures

While many fires were contained and controlled, Kootenai National Forest officials decided on the evening of Friday, Sept. 2 to combine the Isabella Lake, Go...

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Eureka man accused of killing father in custody in California

According to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, it was notified that Joshua Joseph Sauls, 23, the son of the victim John Sauls, was arr...

Updated 5 months ago
Authorities seek Eureka man accused of killing father

Joshua Joseph Sauls, 23, has been charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death of John Lewis Sauls.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Authorities searching for missing Eureka man

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a 61-year-old Eureka man who went missing Sunday, May 29.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Suspect in custody following fatal shooting near Libby

One man is dead and a suspect is in custody following a shooting at a campground near Libby on Saturday afternoon.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Man killed in accident at Koocanusa boat ramp

A man was killed Sunday after his truck and boat trailer was submerged in Lake Koocanusa near Libby following an apparent medical issue.

Updated 6 months, 4 weeks ago
Kayaker dies after falling into Yaak River

A 50-year-old Idaho man died after falling out of his kayak on the Yaak River near Troy on Sunday.

Updated 1 year, 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 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 3 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 1 year, 4 months 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 1 year, 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 year, 10 months 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.