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Santa and Mrs. Claus to stop by Libby Elks on Dec. 18

December 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at Libby Elks Lodge at 220 W. 4th St. on Dec. 18. Dinner starts at 5 p.m., and the jolly couple will stop in soon after. Children 10 and under get a free gift.

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Bull Lake fire engine and crew sent to fight California wildfires

December 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

A Bull Lake Volunteer Fire Department Type 3 engine and crew recently went to California to help with firefighting efforts, according to a Dec. 8 news release from Capt. Dan Bushnell of the Montana National Guard. “California requested 50 s...

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Friends of Scotchman Peaks hires winter program coordinator

December 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

The Western NewsFriends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness on Dec. 12 announced the hiring of Nancy Schmidt as winter program coordinator. Her first day was Nov. 29. “She will lead the FSPW 2018 Winter Tracks outdoor education program,” a news r...

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Blotter

December 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

Dec. 7, 6 a.m. — Dispatch received 911 calls on a two vehicle non injury accident on Minnesota and East 8th Street.Dec. 7, 10:15 p.m. — A caller reported loud music from neighbor again on Highway 2 and Hartman’s Trailer Court.Dec. 7, 10:30 ...

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Museum board meeting is Dec. 18

December 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

Libby Heritage Museum board meetings have returned to the third Monday of the month beginning in December. This month’s meeting will be 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 on the Museum grounds, either in the Beebe Room or the cookhouse. For more inform...

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Prayer group meets Dec. 14 in Libby

December 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Community Prayer Group meets 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 in the upstairs community room at First Montana Bank at 504 Mineral Ave. in Libby. The prayer topic is “Protection of Freedom to Worship and Witness.” The group is an...

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Blotter

December 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

Dec. 5, 9:30 a.m. — An individual requested to speak to someone in regards to their son possibly stealing something on Pioneer Road.Dec. 5, 11 a.m. — A caller reported that their renters stole a couple of baseboard heaters on West 2nd Stree...

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Libby VFW Ladies Auxiliary donates $1,000 to two local Christmas programs

December 11, 2017 at 5:07 pm

The Western NewsThe VFW Post No. 1548 Ladies Auxiliary recently raised $1,000 for two local Christmas gift programs — Lincoln County Christmas and Shop with a Cop. They donated $500 to each.Lincoln County Christmas provides needy children w...

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Blotter

December 08, 2017 at 11:59 am

Nov. 30, 2:45 a.m. — A caller reported that the neighbors dogs have been barking all night long on Lake Creek Road.Nov. 30, 9 a.m. — An individual reported a homeless person has been living in the dugouts at Asa Wood and they are harassing ...

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