Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Local News

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

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National Elk Refuge antler auction nets $218k

A total of 164 registered bidders participated in Saturday’s auction, which yielded a total of $218,382.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Austin Reedy Post 97 American Legion honors Libby veterans

Saturday afternoon, members of the auxiliary and Austin Reedy Post 97 placed U.S. flags and flowers on veterans' graves.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Bull trout redd numbers down in some western Montana streams

Catch and release angling of bull trout is allowed in Lake Koocanusa and the South Fork Flathead River (above Hungry Horse Reservoir) and harvest of bull tro...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness plans 2023 trail projects

It also is extremely rewarding to work alongside other volunteers that love nature.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Gianforte signs bill to expand block management

The Block Management Program allows landowners to work with the state wildlife agency to provide the public with hunting access on private lands. It also aids landowners in managing hunting activities.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Scoping deadline nears for potential easement in Thompson River drainage

The proposed conservation easement would be held by FWP and would allow Green Diamond to retain ownership and management of these timberlands, preclude development, protect important wildlife habitat and provide ...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Deadline looming to register to run in 2023 elections

There are three seats up coming up for election on the Libby City Council.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Deadline for deer, elk B licenses fast approaching

In northwest Montana, the either-sex white-tailed deer license that's only valid in the Libby CWD Management Zone is now a limited B license (199-20) with a ...

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Suspect allegedly wielded shotgun in Libby standoff

Butala, originally from California according to a court filing, is scheduled to appear in Justice Court for preliminary hearing

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Kansas woman dies in Glacier's Avalanche Creek

The woman was declared deceased by ALERT personnel at the side of the creek.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Big Sky Bash announces concert performers

The opening act will be Jay Snow and the Tone Keepers.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Libby community briefs

The Libby Friends of the Library will have its next book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 2.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Schools, police continue battle against teen nicotine use

The use of vapes is so prevalent that 'we never see cigarettes anymore,' school official says.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Troy man faces prison time after alleged probation violations

In the 2020 case, authorities said they uncovered more than one-half pound of methamphetamine during a search of a Wapiti Lane property in Troy.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Libby standoff ends with man in custody

When deputies arrived, they learned that several individuals had been threatened by a man, identified as 36-year-old Chase Butala, with a weapon and a female had been assaulted.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Libby woman dies in traffic crash on Bull Lake Road

The driver and the passenger, the 32-year-old woman, were ejected from the Wrangler. She was taken by air transport to Logan Health in Kalispell where she died of her injuries.