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Updated 3 weeks ago

Williams voices support for 'responsible' natural resource extraction during Libby stop

As part of her 2,000 mile, six-day tour of Montana, Kathleen Williams, the Democrat running for congress, stoppe...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Voters consider concealed carry ballot measure

A measure on the November ballot would strip local governments in Montana of the power to regulate concealed firearms, except in publicly owned and occupied buildings within their jurisdictions.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Gunderson, Sather contend for House District 1

For state Rep. Steve Gunderson, reelection means an opportunity to clean house and “right the ship” in Helena. For his opponent, Marv Sather, ousting an incumbent offers the chance to serve as peacemaker of sorts...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Duram, Ramesz vie for House District 2 seat

Incumbent Neil Duram and challenger Lori Ramesz will face off Nov. 3 for the Montana House of Representatives District 2 seat.

Updated 1 month ago
Commissioners touch on death of Ginsburg

“I didn’t agree with her on a lot of her positions, but I admired her," said County Commissioner Mark Peck (D-1).

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Commissioners balance budget

It came down to the wire, but the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners approved a balanced budget for fiscal year 2021 on Sept. 2.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lincoln County to hold a mail-in election

Lincoln County officials now plan to hold a mail-in ballot election in November.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Lincoln County officials confirm they intend to hold a poll election

Lincoln County officials now intend to hold a traditional election where residents can only vote either at the polls or via absentee ballots despite receivin...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Gianforte touts economic plan during Libby event

Republican gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte clarified the central issue of his platform during a campaign stop in Libby on July 14.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
More than 7K ballots cast in mail-in primary

Lincoln County election staff collected 7,494 ballots in an all-mail primary featuring no competitive partisan local races.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Election staff collecting primary ballots

Of the more than 11,500 ballots mailed out for the June 2 primary, Lincoln County election officials have received about 3,700.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Voters again nix Libby resource officer proposal

For the second year in a row, Libby voters rejected raising taxes to pay for a school resource officer.

Updated 6 months ago
Ballots in the mail for Libby school election

Pandemic or no, voters in Libby School District No. 4 must decide whether to let administrators and police officials bring a fulltime resource officer on board.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Upcoming elections to be conducted by mail

Following the recommendation of Gov. Steve Bullock, officials in Lincoln County have opted to conduct the May school election and the June primary via mail.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Peck, Berget vie for county commissioner seat

The June 2 primary election ballot will include one contested race and one uncontested race for two elected positions in Lincoln County – county commissioner, District 1, and clerk of district court.