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Twister seen near Libby likely a dust devil, meteorologist says

July 21, 2017 at 4:12 pm

Friday afternoon was clear and sunny in Libby when Tim Ekstedt called The Western News at 3:30 p.m. to report seeing a tornado on his Champion Haul Road property. “I saw the wind circling, it picked...

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Three Libby residents plead not guilty to drug and other charges

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News One Libby man and two Libby women on Monday, July 17 pleaded not guilty in 19th Judicial District Court in Libby to various charges stemming from the results of a search warrant. Calvin Paul St. On...

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Blotter

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News July 13, 1:30 a.m. - Troy Dispatch advised that a caller reported hearing a female screaming northeast of his residence on Hummingbird Lane. July 13, Noon - An individual reported a break in at th...

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Libby Library’s next ‘Lemonade on the Lawn’ event is July 26

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News The Libby Friends of the Library will host Montana Conversations program “Home, Home on the Ranch” with William Rossiter at Lemonade on the Lawn on Wednesday, July 26. The program will be at the Li...

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Saturday ‘fill the boot’ to benefit cancer-fighting Libby volunteer firefighter

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News The Libby Volunteer Fire Department is holding a “fill the boot” boot drive Saturday, July 22, to benefit a local volunteer fireman who is fighting cancer. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 2...

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Maintenance starts soon on Forest Development Road #228

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News A road project entailing chip sealing on the Forest Development Road #228 is tentatively set to start Tuesday, July 25 weather and other conditions permitting. The work will be done on 28.5 miles o...

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AuntT’s Coffee Corner to celebrate first year in business Monday

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News A downtown Libby coffeehouse will celebrate its one-year anniversary Monday with gifts for its customers. The party at AuntT’s Coffee Corner at 417 Mineral Ave. will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ther...

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Troy summer meal program

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News The Troy summer meal program provides free meals for kids 18 and under and trips to the lake. Meals were be served twice a day — 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. — Monday through Friday through the second week...

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Medical center hopes random mail survey will help identify needs

July 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Western News Cabinet Peaks Medical Center will soon mail a survey to a random sampling of homes in Libby, Troy and the Yaak. This survey will help Cabinet Peaks Medical Center identify health services needed...

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