Friday, July 01, 2022

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Updated 3 hours, 24 minutes ago

Troy, Libby students receive FSPW scholarships

It gives $250 to a student from each school who writes an outstanding essay about their experience in wilderness.

Updated 1 week ago
County attorney seeks sanctions against state public defender's office

According to court documents filed Tuesday, June 21, in the Lincoln County District Court, Boris filed a motion for sanctions and payment for nearly $10,000 ...

Updated 1 week ago
Road closures planned on Yaak Valley Road due to emergency work

Due to recent flooding and rainfall, the rockface to the east of the road, also known as National Forest 508, near Yaak Falls is in danger of collapsing onto...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Libby native assists in road-side baby delivery

When Casey Vincent woke up this past Friday morning she was pregnant and began her day as such.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Anderson selected as FWP Northwest Regional Supervisor

Anderson stepped into the new role June 4 and is replacing Jim Williams, who recently retired.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
County commissioners say better technology, savings reasons for dispatch center consolidation

The issue been a major topic in the county for many years, but the commissioners said changes in technology and increasing costs are reasons why consolidatio...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Libby man pleads guilty to assaulting wife

John Travis Byrd, 44, entered a guilty plea to an amended charge of criminal endangerment.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Sign-up opens for surplus drawing licenses and permits

Hunters can sign up for leftover licenses and permits that were not distributed by the drawing through MyFWP on the FWP website.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
FWP seeks comment on environmental assessment for habitat conservation leases

Examples of conservation easements and land purchases currently in process are several timberland conservation easements in Northwest Montana.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Libby postal workers collect 3,400 pounds in food drive

The Libby postal workers wanted to thank the folks in the community that contributed to their 2022 “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Fish and Wildlife Commission to hold work session June 21

This is an information session during which the commission will have the opportunity to discuss and ask questions on agenda items for the June 22 commission ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
FWP seeks proposals for 2023 hunting license auctions

Licenses available for auction include bighorn sheep, Shiras moose and mountain goat.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Libby's Peterson wins 50-mile trail run

But the fastest finisher for the furthest distance of 50 miles starting over the border in Mullan, Idaho, was 41-year-old Nick Peterson from Libby with a time of 7:53:21.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Foundation golf tourney set for July 9

It's time to sign up for the 29th annual Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Foundation’s Playing for Fundsies Golf Tournament.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Two Lincoln County men plead not guilty to burglary charges

Colin C. Wolf, 24, and Vaughn Grier Rouse, 25, of Rexford, are accused of stealing guns and fishing rods, an inflatable raft and an outboard motor from a home.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Bears 'n Stuff continues support of community groups

The group recently donated $400 to Dedi Coy and Deanna Nelson of the Libby Senior Center. It will help with delivered meals to about 20 senior citizens in th...