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Troy man charged in 2020 grizzly killing
January 24, 2024 midnight

Troy man charged in 2020 grizzly killing

A Troy man accused of killing a collared grizzly bear on his property over bait more than three years ago has agreed to plead guilty to charges related to the alleged incident.

Libby City Council backs effort to redevelop historic high school building
January 24, 2024 midnight

Libby City Council backs effort to redevelop historic high school building

Libby City Council agreed last week to endorse an effort by developers to secure a grant to restore and convert the old high school into a an apartment building with community space.

Troy man in critical condition after leading authorities on chase
January 15, 2024 4:20 p.m.

Troy man in critical condition after leading authorities on chase

A Troy man with a troubled past is in an Idaho hospital after a police chase Saturday evening that involved authorities from multiple jurisdictions before ending just over the Montana-Idaho border.

January 13, 2024 midnight

State investigating complaint against Libby Police officer

State investigators are looking into a complaint against a Libby Police officer.

Efforts in Lincoln County to reduce Montana 37 speed limit bear fruit
January 10, 2024 midnight

Efforts in Lincoln County to reduce Montana 37 speed limit bear fruit

Efforts by a group of Lincoln County residents and the county commissioners to lower the speed limit on Montana 37 have proven fruitful.

Libby students show their gratitude to the community
December 26, 2023 8 a.m.

Libby students show their gratitude to the community

Among the many things students did was making and donating several blankets to the women’s shelter, delivering 80 pairs of socks to the Libby Care Center...

Libby's new Peace Officer Park a place for all community members
December 20, 2023 midnight

Libby's new Peace Officer Park a place for all community members

There’s little question that Libby’s newly named ‘Peace Officer Park’ is one of extreme community involvement.

Libby grad named Montana Assistant Principal of the Year
December 16, 2023 midnight

Libby grad named Montana Assistant Principal of the Year

A Libby native has earned high accolades after being named the Montana Assistant High School Principal of the Year.

December 13, 2023 2 p.m.

Missing Lincoln County man found dead near Huson Peak

Johnnie Lee Hantz, 72, who was reported missing on Nov. 29, was found dead Tuesday by a citizen in the Huson Peak area off Quartz Creek Road, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities searching for a missing man in Lincoln County
December 5, 2023 8:42 a.m.

Authorities searching for a missing man in Lincoln County

The search continues for a missing Lincoln County man.

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