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SCOTT SHINDLEDECKER

The Western News

Scott Shindledecker is the editor of The Western News. He covers public safety, city, county, sports and outdoors news. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in journalism. He has been the sports and outdoors editor for the Courier-Express newspaper in DuBois, Pa., and worked for Hagadone Montana newspapers in Northwest Montana. He can be reached at 406-293-4124 or sshindledecker@thewesternnews.com.

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Former Libby woman gets prison time after probation miscues
July 12, 2024 7 a.m.

Former Libby woman gets prison time after probation miscues

The devilish effects of methamphetamine addiction have led to...

Local officials preach caution for area boaters, swimmers
July 12, 2024 7 a.m.

Local officials preach caution for area boaters, swimmers

Short asked those recreating on or near the river to stay back from the edge of the river and watch where they step.

County commissioners hear proposals for J. Neils bull
July 9, 2024 7 a.m.

County commissioners hear proposals for J. Neils bull

Libby resident Dave Harman attempted to make his case...

County seeks $ from defendant to pay for dogs’ care
July 9, 2024 7 a.m.

County seeks $ from defendant to pay for dogs’ care

Aver, who is representing himself in the animal cruelty case, said he loved Berger’s...

Heat wave coming, officials urge careful recreation
July 5, 2024 7 a.m.

Heat wave coming, officials urge careful recreation

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat watch next Tuesday and Wednesday in the Kootenai/Cabinet and Lower Clark Fork regions.

Libby teen, LOR gives Jerry Dean Park a helping hand
July 5, 2024 7 a.m.

Libby teen, LOR gives Jerry Dean Park a helping hand

But Noble decided the trash and litter that was left...

Two Libby residents accused of dog napping from animal shelter
July 5, 2024 7 a.m.

Two Libby residents accused of dog napping from animal shelter

The employee also showed Smith an empty kennel where a dog named “Shep”...

Troy excited to host annual Fourth of July celebration
July 2, 2024 7 a.m.

Troy excited to host annual Fourth of July celebration

The celebration will include the traditional fireworks display, parade and car show.

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Libby man accused of assaulting wife

He was arrested by Libby police officer Don Luthey following an...

July 2, 2024 7 a.m.

Libby man jailed following alleged road rage incident

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