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Libby students recognized by school board
The Libby Public Schools Board of Trustees recognized Sophia Kim (Libby Middle School), John Cheroske (Libby High School), and Talon Nordwick (Libby Elementary School) at their regular meeting Nov. 12. The three were selected by staff for their citizenship, perseverance, and leadership in Libby scho
Libby Senior Center December menu
Dinners are served with salad bar at 4:30 p.m. and main course at 5 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. Lunches served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Please call 406-293-7222 by noon Tuesday and Friday, or by 9 a.m. on Wednesday for home delivery.
Bittersweet Ending to Asbestos Cleanup in Libby, Montana
The asbestos cleanup of Libby, Montana, is coming to a celebrated close. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will soon end the largest, longest-running asbestos cleanup project in American history.
EPA Recognizes Libby Community as Federal Cleanup Draws to a Close
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week recognized the community of Libby for its collaborative work cleaning up contamination from the former W.R. Grace vermiculite mine, which was designated a Superfund site in 2002 due to widespread asbestos contamination that sickened thousands and ki
Washington state man denies Montana stabbing charges
LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - A 24-year-old Washington state man has pleaded not guilty to attempted deliberate homicide in a stabbing in northwestern Montana earlier this month.
Yakima man pleads not guilty to stabbing in Montana
LIBBY, MT - A Yakima man has pleaded not guilty to attempted deliberate homicide in a stabbing in northwestern Montana earlier this month.
Troy Q1 Honor Roll additions
In addition to the 73 students from Troy High School who made the honor roll in Q1 with GPAs from 3.2 to 4.0, two Troy seniors taking college classes both exceeded a 4.0. The full Q1 honor roll can be viewed at thewesternnews.com/education/20181123/troy_high_school_honor_roll.
Libby’s Ryggs Johnston Makes College Commitment Official
Four-time state golf champion Ryggs Johnston is officially a Sun Devil, signing a National Letter of Intent with Arizona State University on Nov. 14.
Washington Man Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Murder in Libby
A 24-year-old Washington man has been accused of stabbing a Libby man who was walking on a wooded trail north of town on Nov. 11.
Libby senior plays in All-Star match
Libby High School senior Mehki Sykes represented Western Montana as one of twelve facing the volleyball team from the East in the Montana High School All-Star match on Nov. 18. The West won in three during the game played at University of Providence in Great Falls.
Washington Man Arrested After Libby Stabbing - Flathead Beacon
A 24-year-old Washington man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man at least 10 times near Libby on Nov. 11.According to the Lincoln County District Court, Michael Borchardt Robertson was expected to be charged with attempted murder on Monday however those charges had not been formally
Man in custody after high speed chase leads to crash in Hayden
According to Idaho State Police, just after 1pm Tuesday Idaho State Police, Kootenai County Sheriff's Office, and Bonner County Deputies were all involved in a high speed pursuit that started south of Sandpoint and ended in Hayden.
Kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested after high speed chase near Hayden
HAYDEN, Idaho — Idaho State Police officials said a kidnapping and robbery suspect was arrested after a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon.
Speaker: Ag needs to own green message
Vincent is a third generation logger from Libby, Mont., who witnessed firsthand the impact to a resource-based industry when its practices are targeted by environmental groups. He now travels around the U.S. sharing the lessons loggers in Libby learned when environmentalists dramatically reduced log
Idaho law enforcement agencies get overdose reversal kits
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Washington state man charged with stabbing Montana man
Michael Borchardt Robertson of Yakima, Washington, is charged with attempted deliberate homicide for the attack on Doug Crum of Libby on Nov. 11. Officials say Crum is in his 70s.
Man charged with attempted deliberate homicide in stabbing of Libby man
Michael Borchardt Robertson, 24, of Yakima, Washington has been charged with attempted deliberate homicide for allegedly stabbing Doug Crum of Libby last Sunday afternoon.
Libby VFW to host free community Thanksgiving dinner
Call 406-293-3705 or 406-293-7866 in advance if you need a ride, want home delivery or wish to sign up to help or to donate food or money. Takeouts are also available. On Thanksgiving Day only, call 406-291-6963.
TC man in custody after standoff
According to SCSO, “deputies responded and while speaking with witnesses, the same male returned and fired additional shots into another nearby building, before fleeing in a motor vehicle. The deputies on scene returned to their patrol vehicles and pursued, but due to the head start of the suspect l
TC woman wins custom hearing aids
Recently, the Hearing Aid Institute of Missoula (HAI) had a drawing for a new set of hearing aids. "I have had hearing aids for 30 years or so," said Rawlinson. So, it made sense for her to put her name in the pot and see what would happen.