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MHP trooper struck by vehicle during police chase
The trooper is reported to be in stable condition at a Kalispell hospital after being run over by the suspect ve...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Callahan fire grows to 400 acres
U.S. Forest Service officials say the Callahan Fire has grown to 400 acres as of Sept. 12.
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...
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.
Libby Public School District employee tests positive for COVID-19
A Libby Public School District staff member has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Lincoln County sees second coronavirus-related death
A second Lincoln County resident has succumbed to complications related to COVID-19.
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...
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 Sunday evening.
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...
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...