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Updated 2 days, 23 hours ago

Callahan Fire grows to 1,660 acres

Officials with the interagency fire group managing the Callahan Fire estimated the size of the blaze at 1,660 ac...

Updated 1 week ago
Air quality hazardous as Callahan Fire grows

Air quality in Libby and Troy fell to hazardous levels as the Callahan Fire grew to about 1,000 acres on Sept. 13, blanketing Lincoln County in a hazy layer ...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Callahan fire grows to 400 acres

U.S. Forest Service officials say the Callahan Fire has grown to 400 acres as of Sept. 12.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
New coronavirus-related death reported as cases climb

Cases of the novel coronavirus climbed in Lincoln County in recent days, amounting to one death over the weekend and reports of infections in the Libby school system and police department.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Kendall pleads guilty as part of deal with prosecutors

As part of an agreement with prosecutors, Kendall pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, drawing gasps fro...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Feds hope to secure $8 million for Kootenai National Forest

U.S. Forest Service officials hope to receive up to $8 million in federal funding for projects within the Kootenai National Forest.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Commissioners review Election Day plan

After receiving state approval to conduct mail-in voting, Lincoln County officials are reviewing plans for the November election.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Allegations of unsanitary, unsafe living conditions emerge at local trailer parks

The owner of two Libby trailer parks is facing charges for unsanitary living conditions at one of his properties.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Firefighters battle 150 acre wildfire

U.S. Forest Service firefighters are battling a human-started 150 acre wildfire in the South Callahan Drainage near Troy.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Two Libby Students test positive for the coronavirus

Less than two weeks after Libby Schools opened their doors, two students have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Cancer fundraiser to hit the ground walking

Supporters of the annual Yaak Wings Walk are preparing to take to the roads on Sept. 12 to raise funds for cancer patients.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Child trafficking awareness rally draws small crowd

A demonstration held to raise awareness about the danger of child trafficking drew a small but dedicated crowd to the sidewalks abutting U.S. Highway 2 on Se...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Libby firefighters douse brushfire

Libby fire officials caught a lucky break Sept. 5.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Officials tell fans to mask up

Libby School District officials reiterated the importance of wearing face coverings at sporting events after announcing the district may be punished if spect...

Updated 1 week, 5 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 1 week, 5 days ago
Judge rules against attempt to dismiss PNT lawsuit

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled against an attempt made by U.S. Forest Service officials to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that the agency has mismanaged the Pacific Northwest Trail.