Friday, June 21, 2024

Local News

Need more information regarding today's local news? Here, we'll keep you up to date on everything happening in Montana today.

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago

Crossing the dam: Wings 2024 Motorcycle Fun Run

For the first time since Sept. 11, 2001, public vehicle traffic was allowed to cross the Libby Dam.

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
Libby man accused of assaulting infant son

Payne made his initial court appearance on May 28...

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
Northwest Montana sees four fatal accidents in last week

According to a press release, callers said the vehicle crashed into some trees and burned.

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
Health officials issue alert for Diamond Shruumz products

Ten patients were hospitalized and several patients required intubation, mechanical ventilation and admission to an intensive care unit.

Updated 6 days, 21 hours ago
Wildfire season arrives in northwest Montana

The Pine Creek Fire, caused when a tree fell on a powerline, is located on the Three Rivers Ranger District, northwest of Troy in the Yaak Hill area.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Multi-year black bear population and habitat study expands to more areas around state

While genetic sampling will occur in northwest Montana, GPS collaring efforts will be replicated not only in northwest Montana but several other areas around t…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Mystery snails turn up in Flathead Lake

Earlier this spring, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks personnel identified two species that were the result of aquarium dumps.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Managers confident Flathead Lake will fully fill, but late summer could pose challenges

Assistant state climatologist, Energy Keepers representative present to Water Policy Interim Committee.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Sheriff's Office blotter

A mother called to report an explosive in her son’s bedroom in the 1200 block of Big Bend Road, Libby.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Elementary school lunch running club piles up the miles

These students enjoyed earning special charms for each mile they completed.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Libby Community Thrift store in search of a new home

Libby Community Thrift’s giving is not insignificant. Since 2003, when they moved to their current location on Utah Avenue behind Rosita’s Mexican Food, the do…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Troy woman pleads not guilty to attempted homicide

Helen Katherine Palmer faces four charges, including...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Woman pleads, man still faces felony theft charge

Eryn Christine Jenkins, 45, was charged with one...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Forest officials seek comment on Yaak River mining plan

The three plans of operations submitted to the Three Rivers Ranger District propose to suction dredge in the Yaak River and Star Creek.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Injuries reported in two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 2

One injured person was flown...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Community briefs

The Libby Friends of the Library will have its Book Sale next from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, in the book sale room downstairs at the library.