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Updated 14 hours, 51 minutes ago

Kendall back in custody

After more than a week on the run, Jeremiah Kendall is back in custody.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Wildlife management plan stuck in limbo

Libby officials are tentatively planning a meeting with FWP representatives to finish hashing out the city’s wildlife management plan.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Semi-retirement didn't last long for Brad's Burgers owners

When Dale and Kathy Merkt opened Brad’s Burgers in December, everyone thought they were crazy.

Updated 1 day, 14 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 requirement early next month.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Kendall fled home arrest on April 7

Jeremiah Kendall broke the terms of his house arrest as early as April 7, when law enforcement officials watched him flee his property on a four-wheeler, acc...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Paul found guilty on marijuana charge by jury

A jury in Lincoln County this week found John Hugh Paul guilty of felony operating a non-commercial vehicle under the influence of marijuana.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Budget committee takes first crack at fiscal year 2022

Libby City Council’s budget committee has recommended a set of counter-offers to union-proposed amendments to the municipality’s upcoming financial roadmap.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
$17M in US money available for Montana rental assistance

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana has a new program to provide rental assistance for people who have lost income and are at risk of housing instability due to the pandemic, Gov. Greg Gianforte said Tuesday.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Montana Veterans Affairs to open $12M primary care clinic

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana VA Health Care System has announced plans to open a $12 million primary care clinic at a medical center in Helena where veterans will remain in a single appointment room and each ...

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Liberty on Parade to return for second year

Libby’s take on the Fourth of July holiday will return this year, but with a different date.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Golf cart ordinance revisited

Libby City Council is looking into allowing golf carts on local streets in some fashion for a third time in recent memory.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Wood reflects on half-century career

Tom Wood has seen a lot in his nearly 50-years with the Libby Volunteer Fire Department.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Forest Service projects waiting in the wings

U.S. Forest Service officials are continuing work on a slate of projects designed to increase local timber harvests in the coming years.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Commissioners tackle vacant elected positions in county

Lincoln County Commissioners took the first steps towards filling elected county administrative positions left vacant.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Lawmakers OK bill giving elected officials power over health boards

A bill that would give elected officials the power to change or shoot down emergency rules adopted by local health boards was sent to Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte's desk this week after passing both chambers of th...