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Sauls faces charges after assault

A Eureka man with a criminal history faces multiple charges in Lincoln County District Court for his role in ass...

Updated 6 days, 12 hours ago
Governor relaxes COVID-19 restrictions on businesses

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Wednesday that he is removing existing health mandates issued by his predecessor, saying the restr...

Updated 6 days, 12 hours ago
Procession honors Kila boy who succumbed to rare condition

Maverick Bench has come home.

Updated 6 days, 12 hours ago
Wicked winter storm leaves thousands in dark

Gary Neff’s morning took a turn when a tree crashed into his master bedroom around 9 a.m. While Neff and his wife were in their living room at the time, they...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
In Glacier, latest effort to preserve a native trout species a success

A project to rid a couple of high mountain lakes in Glacier National Park of non-native fish and replace them with native species was a success, Park fisheries biologist Chris Downs said.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Carr faces drug, theft charges

A man arrested for theft from a local pawnshop last month now faces drug charges in Lincoln County District Court.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
McDonald receives deferred imposition of sentence

Lincoln County District Judge Matthew Cuffe handed down a four-year sentence with a deferred imposition to a man accused of electronically stalking his estra...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Commissioners tap Bennett as chair

Lincoln County Commissioner Jerry Bennett took over as the committee’s chair this week.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Peck backs Seifert, but not proposal

Count County Commissioner Mark Peck (D-1) among those who reacted strongly against a controversial plan floated last month to grade businesses based on their...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Fire south of Libby under investigation

The cause of a structure fire south of Libby in late evening Jan. 7 remains under investigation.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Citing insurance concerns, city council tables tennis court agreement

Libby City Council held off on adding its signature to joint agreement for the upkeep of local playing courts Jan. 4, with members citing insurance questions, among other concerns.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Warrant issued for missing Eureka man

A Lincoln County judge issued a felony warrant last month for a Eureka man missing since summer.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Commissioners assume direct oversight over asbestos program

In a move aimed at trimming local bureaucracy, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners assumed oversight of the Asbestos Resource Program.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Montana liability bill intended to limit virus litigation

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Senate committee is considering a bill that would provide liability protection for businesses and health care providers against lawsuits related to the pandemic.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Montana Legislature highly recommends face masks, for now

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's legislative leaders are highly recommending but not requiring face coverings for people participating in the Legislature, afte...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
City Hall issues reminder of winter weather parking ban

Libby Police Chief Scott Kessel is reminding residents that parking restrictions are in effect within city limits through the end of March.