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January 7, 2022 7 a.m.

Libby schools edit pandemic plan during regular review

Libby Public School Board members reviewed potential changes to the district’s pandemic guidelines, including an entry on the district’s stance on COVID-19 vaccines, this week.

December 31, 2021 7 a.m.

Commissioners back resident-owned mobile park's grant requests

Lincoln County Commissioners lent their support to two grant applications this week that could assist a Libby-area affordable housing community with infrastructure improvements.

Organizers gathering suggestions on boosting Troy's outdoor activities
December 28, 2021 7 a.m.

Organizers gathering suggestions on boosting Troy's outdoor activities

Organizers with an outdoor access program are compiling public feedback on a plan intended to guide the management of recreational opportunities in the Troy area.

December 28, 2021 7 a.m.

Troy officials approve engineering contracts

Troy City Council approved contracts last week with an engineering firm the municipality recently brought on to assist with infrastructure repairs and general projects.

Hunting regulation changes remain open for public comment
December 24, 2021 7 a.m.

Hunting regulation changes remain open for public comment

A series of proposed changes to hunting regulations, including an adjustment to the mule deer season in Lincoln County, is open for public comment.

December 21, 2021 7 a.m.

FWP takes comment on upcoming fishing contests

State officials have opened public comments for open-water fishing contests in 2022, including angling competitions in Lake Koocanusa and the Thompson Chain of Lakes.

Troy seeks grant for Roosevelt Park improvements
December 21, 2021 7 a.m.

Troy seeks grant for Roosevelt Park improvements

State officials have passed along a grant to the National Park Service that could free up over $300,000 in federal funds and matching contributions to help Troy revamp Roosevelt Park.

City officials in Troy sworn in
December 21, 2021 7 a.m.

City officials in Troy sworn in

Troy officials formalized the city’s changing of the guard last week with outgoing Mayor Dallas Carr swearing in two city councilors and the municipality’s lay judge.

December 17, 2021 7 a.m.

FWP to survey hunters

State officials are seeking feedback from hunters in a push to understand the results of the 2021 season.

December 17, 2021 7 a.m.

Youth shooting program asks for school access

Organizers of a local youth shooting program are petitioning the Libby Public School Board for permission to bring unloaded firearms into a school building for practice exercises.

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