Thursday, May 23, 2024

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, 1 week ago

Missing Lincoln Co. man found dead in Huson Peak area

The caller also reported that the man’s dog, Chester, was alive and took him to the sheriff’s office.

Updated 1 year, 8 months 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 smoke-…

Updated 1 year, 8 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, Gove…

Updated 1 year, 10 months 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 arres…

Updated 1 year, 10 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 1 year, 11 months 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years, 6 months 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 2 years, 7 months 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-mon…

Updated 2 years, 9 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, Montan…

Updated 2 years, 10 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 3 years, 1 month 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 3 years, 4 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.

Updated 3 years, 6 months 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.