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Updated 5 days, 13 hours 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 requirem...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days 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 3 weeks, 5 days 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 4 weeks, 1 day 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 1 month 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 1 month, 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 1 month, 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.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Students launch anti-mask campaign; school officials encourage civic engagement

Hoping to end masks requirements at Libby Public Schools, a group of students are circulating a petition among community members.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Board narrowly approves school calendars

In a narrow vote, Libby Public School Board members approved academic calendars for the next two years with alternating spring breaks.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Libby school board considers reiterating face mask policy

When Gov. Greg Gianforte lifted the statewide face covering mandate earlier this month, he made sure legislation was in place to protect business owners who ...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Petition seeks to lift mask requirements at local public schools

Urging community members to stand against a vaguely defined dictatorship, Lincoln County residents began circulating an online petition last week to repeal m...

Updated 2 months ago
Spring break proposal divides school board

A plan to transition to school calendars with spring breaks every other year has sparked division among Libby Public School officials. After debating the issue during a Feb. 8 meeting, school board members decide...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Middle school wrestling expects boost this year

Libby Public School administrators are ramping up their middle school wrestling program to provide students with a chance to compete this year.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
When it rains, it pours at Libby Elementary School

While administrators have come a long way in renovating Libby Elementary School’s roofing system, they still have a few leaks to plug.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
School board approves Goodman's contract

After nearly 11 months at the helm, Libby Superintendent Ron Goodman is set to continue his service for another two years.