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Updated 1 week ago

Libby City Council poised to allow liquor sales on election days

After a 44-year prohibition, Libby residents are close to finally being able to buy beer, wine and liquor legall...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Mayor reiterates city's stance on retail stores operating out of sheds

Libby Mayor Brent Teske stood by a decision to refuse a business license to a pottery shop proposed for a residential neighborhood during an Oct. 5 city coun...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Black Ram Project under fire again

After receiving a federal opinion on wildlife impacts, U.S. Forest Service officials reopened a controversial timber harvesting project for public comment.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consultant says EPA likely to favor Asa Wood project

To help secure the approximately $400,000 needed to clean up the defunct Asa Wood Elementary School, Libby Public Schools is seeking funds through a highly c...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Restaurants bear brunt of mask ire

It started a couple weeks ago with occasional insults from tourists. By Aug. 4, the abuse from customers refusing to wear masks had reached such a horrifying...

Updated 4 months ago
Realtors reporting rush on Montana property from out of state

Lydia Seely has wanted to move to Montana ever since her son came here five years ago. The California woman, who works in health care, had eyed properties in...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Asbestos cleanup looms large over Asa Wood sale

The fate of the former Asa Wood Elementary School may hinge on the cost of removing asbestos from the defunct building.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
The Shed gets variance for pizza oven, testing needed for fireplace

Owners of The Shed restaurant received the county’s blessing to operate a wood-fired pizza oven, but must show its open-hearth fireplace meets air quality standards before October.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Pandemic restrictions further eased

The owner of Pure North Athletic Club felt pure joy when she heard the news.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
A family that bakes together

A history of the landmark Polebridge Mercantile in Montana’s wild North Fork highlights the lingering impact of onetime owner Dan Kaufman.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Businesses, workers alike suffer during pandemic

A man driving by in a battered compact pickup noticed that the door to the Home Bar was open. He saw that the owner and a bartender were standing on the side...

Updated 7 months ago
Southern Pines Plantations to continue block management of former Plum Creek land after sale

The company that purchased 630,000 acres of Weyerhaeuser timberlands in Montana said it fully intends to keep the property in the state’s block management program, which allows hunting and other access to the pub...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Libby restaurants and bars adapt after governor suspends dine-in service

Bruce Flock, owner of the historic Home Bar in Troy, shut down the tavern the day before Gov. Steve Bullock’s order for temporary closures would have accompl...

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Moody’s rises from the ashes after May 2019 fire

Jay Moody washed and dried the towels dropped off by a local restaurant. The towels lingered in a dryer at Moody’s Dirty Laundry for a couple of hours.

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
New gold and silver store going up on Mineral Avenue

Libby native Dhana Tevebaugh Nelson emphasized that she is pro-mining and her new business in Libby will encourage people to buy gold and silver as an invest...