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Updated 4 hours, 38 minutes ago

Palafox pleads not guilty to animal abuse charge

The Troy man accused of abusing a dog and intimidating neighbors pleaded not guilty to all charges in Lincoln Co...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Wage increase OK’d for county workers

The board of commissioners approved a 3.5 percent cost of living pay increase for county employees in the coming fiscal year, but directed department heads to find room in their budgets for the raise.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Search yeilds drugs, paraphernalia, police say

A woman arrested after a traffic stop led to the discovery of an outstanding warrant pleaded not guilty to multiple drug-related charges in Lincoln County District Court on June 22.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Heritage Museum receives $5k from CARES Act grant program

Libby’s Heritage Museum received an influx of $5,000 via Humanities Montana’s CARES grant program.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
County confirms new coronavirus case

It’s the first new confirmed coronavirus case in the county since April 5, officials said.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Sheriff’s office wants deputy for animal control position

Lincoln County Sheriff Darren Short wants a sworn deputy as his next animal control officer.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Mocko charged with tampering after assault

A Eureka woman faces a felony tampering charge in Lincoln County District Court after allegedly threatening the victim of a brutal assault for speaking with ...

Updated 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago
Wicka pleads not guilty in district court

The Libby man arrested after allegedly barricading himself against police earlier this month was arraigned in Lincoln County District Court on June 22.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Investigation into animal abuse case ends with arrest

The Troy man publicly accused of abusing a dog and intimidating neighbors in recent weeks faces charges of aggravated animal cruelty and two counts of tamper...

Updated 2 weeks ago
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.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Coronavirus testing encouraged

Dr. Brad Black, health officer for Lincoln County, wants you to get tested for the coronavirus. And then get tested again. And again.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Elected officials see cost of living increase

The county compensation board voted 5-1 to recommend a 2.5 percent cost of living pay increase for local elected officials June 17.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health officials: Hungry bear turns Glen Lake facility into favorite dining spot

Officials are trying to trap and relocate a bear that has made the Glen Lake solid waste facility its regular feeding spot.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Final hearing held on Libby zoning changes

The last public hearing for a pair of once-controversial zoning proposals in Libby ended with a resident angrily accusing city councilors of ramming through ...