Libby grad excelling in math at Montana State
This semester, Nordwick is engaged in his normal coursework while studying differential geometry and differential forms through the Directed Reading Program.
Avelo Airlines brings direct L.A. flights to Glacier Park International Airport
Avelo Airlines’ seasonal service will begin on May 22 and operate twice weekly on Monday and Friday. Their one-way fares between Kalispell and LA start at $49 and will utilize Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft.
Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond
With former President Jimmy Carter in hospice care, 85-year-old politician Ben Barnes recently decided to share a secret with The New York Times: he was part of a team in 1980 that delivered a message to Iranian leaders on behalf of Ronald Reagan’s campaign: do not release 52 American hostages until after fall’s presidential election.
A blast of information from the past
After two years of uploading documents the Troy school has reconnected with its history.
Spring sports kicking off in Lincoln County
The Libby High School softball team kicks off the season today, hosting Polson.
Former Lincoln Co. Clerk and Recorder shares resignation letter
There is zero respect or even common courtesy from commissioners to county election employees or myself.
Parking lot fracas leads to drug trafficking charges
A subsequent investigation and search of their vehicle turned up hundreds of blue fentanyl pills, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana.
Rosendale introduces bill to delist region’s grizzly bears
There’s about 1,100 bears across the 8 million acres that make up the NCDE.
Proof of the power of science-based forestry
The new Lolo Forest Plan revision speaks to diversity, inclusion, social justice, wilderness and wild and scenic rivers, but not a peep about the economic importance of the Montana and Idaho timber industries.
Governor-appointed board caters to foreign mining company
The Board of Environmental Review is bending over backward to accommodate a mining company that has recently been fined almost $17 million for environmental violations in Canada. Maybe the rationale is that if Teck is going to pollute anyway, just make it legal?
Man sentenced for criminal endangerment
Deputy Davis reported in the charging document that Rohan had seven prior DUI convictions.
Libby man sentenced for stealing from family member
Burke’s sister also told Kraft that Burke had a long history of stealing and that he had been to prison for burglary and stealing.
Resignation of county officials stirs feelings at meeting
District 3 Commissioner Josh Letcher, who represents the northern part of Lincoln County, said he learned of the resignations when schools which are holding board trustee elections in May, emailed him late Friday afternoon about what the county would do.
Homicide in Marion under investigation
Sheriff Brian Heino confirmed Wednesday that his office was treating the death as a homicide.