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Popular food distribution program renewed

The line outside the Libby Assembly of God started to form an hour before dawn on Oct. 28. By 10:30 a.m., when v...

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Federal aid underwriting law enforcement, public safety, health department expenses amid pandemic

The county already has received roughly $472,605 in federal pandemic reimbursement funds and officials estimate taking in up to another $680,000 from Washington, D.C., by the New Year, with the lion’s share likel...

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High demand for vaccinations as flu season approaches

As public health officials anticipate a spike in coronavirus cases this winter, getting a flu shot has become more important than ever.

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Ferguson sentenced

While handing down two partially suspended 20-year sentences to a Eureka man who sexually assaulting underage girls for years, District Judge Matthew Cuffe s...

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Kendall case now headed toward trial

A high profile felony aggravated assault case is headed toward a jury trial after the defendant, Jeremiah Kendall, withdrew his guilty plea in Lincoln County District Court.

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Along with COVID-19, local physicians struggle with disinterest, disinformation and insults

After decades of tending to Libby’s residents, delivering their children and treating their ailments, Dr. Gregory Rice finds himself labeled a socialist, acc...

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EPA closes Libby office as state inks funding deal for ARP

After overseeing more than 20 years of asbestos cleanup in Lincoln County, EPA officials are closing their Libby field office.

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Troy balances Christmas with coronavirus

With the holiday season approaching, Troy City Council mulled over Christmas celebration plans during an Oct. 22 meeting.

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Sheriff's Office Blotter

The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account.

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Troy schools looking for substitutes

Troy Public Schools administrators want you — if you’re qualified to serve as a substitute teacher.

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End of the road for golf cart proposal

A resident-spurred effort to legalize golf carts on Libby’s streets broke down last week.

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Citing discrepancies, city councilors table vault toilet approval

Libby City Council held off on giving its blessing to the construction of a proposed restroom for the Flower Creek cross country ski area after learning the facility deviated from its original proposal.

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County attorney's office seeks software upgrade

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners gave the county attorney’s office the go-ahead Oct. 21 to update its management software using federal dollars.

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Mask up for Halloween this year

Wearing a mask this Halloween means more than just donning a festive disguise.

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Activists urge an end to pandemic restrictions, citing concerns about a possible vaccine

Activists packed the North Lincoln County Annex to protest perceived government overreach in public health responses to the coronavirus pandemic during an Oc...