Friday, June 18, 2021


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Updated 3 days, 5 hours ago

Libby schools consider spending plans for over $4 million in federal funds

Administrators with Libby Public Schools are finalizing plans for how best to spend over $4.25 million in federa...

Updated 1 week ago
Candidates interviewed for open school board seat

Libby Public School Board members interviewed a slate of five candidates this week in hopes of filling an open seat on the panel.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Officials close to hiring a superintendent of schools for county

Commissioners approved June 2 a resolution to appoint an interim county superintendent of schools.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
State gives green light to vaccine incentives

When state Rep. Jennifer Carlson (R-Manhattan) presented House Bill 702 to her fellow lawmakers, she touted it as a straightforward piece of legislation.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Niemi takes over as KVCS administrator

Kootenai Valley Christian School is expecting a changing of the guard by the end of the month.

Updated 1 month ago
Public schools prepare to include private, homeschool students in extracurriculars

Libby Public Schools administrators are grappling with the practical implications of a new state law that allows private and homeschool students to participa...

Updated 1 month ago
Benson takes reins as school board chair; one vacancy remains

Libby Public Schools Board was left with one vacant seat following this year’s district election.

Updated 1 month ago
School officials secure grant to cleanup Asa Wood

For nearly two years, Libby Public School District administrators have struggled to redevelop the defunct Asa Wood Elementary School due to the high cost of ...

Updated 2 months ago
Board votes to lift mask requirement in May

After months of debate, Libby Public School Board members voted in favor of lifting the district’s mask requirement early next month.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
End of year traditions return to local schools

After canceling or modifying spring traditions and sports seasons last year, south Lincoln County Schools are ramping end-of-school events back up.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Dozens quarantined after virus resurfaces at schools

Libby Public Schools saw a coronavirus outbreak this week, which put dozens of students and staff members into quarantine.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Schools outline coronavirus relief spending

Lincoln County schools are set to receive an infusion of federal funds thanks to recent coronavirus relief legislation.

Updated 3 months ago
Substitute teachers, seasonal workers will see bump in pay

Libby Public School board members have approved a bump in pay for certain employees.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Local schools consider ending mask mandates

With vaccine rollouts for staff on the horizon and pressure mounting from local activists, schools in southern Lincoln County are considering lifting mask re...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
School officials prepare for mass vaccination of staff

School employees will soon have access to vaccines thanks to a recent federal push to protect educators from the coronavirus.