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Volunteers needed for Troy July 4th

June 22, 2018 at 3:00 am

With the locally famous annual celebration approaching, the beer garden for the Troy July 4th celebrations still needs volunteers.Robbee Pennock, who is running the beer garden for the first time this year, said that she has managed to recr...

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Blotter

June 22, 2018 at 3:00 am

June 13, 10:02 a.m. — A caller in Post Trailer Court called to report a cat running around that was not on a leash.June 13, 1:12 p.m. — A caller reported that his dogs treed a mountain lion up Freeman Ridge Road in the Yaak.June 14, 12:47 a...

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Rep. Gianforte staffing office hours in Libby June 26

June 19, 2018 at 3:00 am

The office of Rep. Greg Gianforte has announced that staffers will hold mobile office hours in western Montana counties, including Lincoln County.Staffer Brett Simons will be in Libby beginning 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, in the Commissioners ...

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Registration for FWP hunt roster starts June 15

June 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

Hunters wanting to participate this year in “game-damage” hunts on private land or during potential management seasons can register online with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks from June 15 to July 15 to be placed on a roster.FWP uses the r...

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Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

June 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

East, west or beyond, sooner or later events elsewhere may have a local impact. A recent sampling: Since Go Fund Me was launched online in 2010, it has raised over $4 billion for those in need, especially for education. And after opening fo...

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Improvements proposed for Libby’s Parmenter Creek Road

June 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Montana Department of Transportation seeks public comment on safety improvement projects it is proposing, including one project in Lincoln County. The department is proposing that it replace the guardrail and add curve warning signs and...

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Sasquatch Festival tonight and tomorrow in the Yaak

June 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Yaak Sasquatch Festival, which kicked off Thursday night with a showing of Harry and the Hendersons, continues Friday and Saturday with live music, chainsaw carving and vendors and contests with a big foot theme.On Friday night, the Yaa...

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Father-daughter due to perform at Libby Library

June 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

Libby Friends of the Library is sponsoring the first of three monthly events for adults on Wednesday, June 20 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the lawn between the Libby Library and the Lincoln County Courthouse. The free program will be a performa...

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Early Childhood fair in Libby Saturday

June 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

Libby Families in Partnership will host their 12th annual early childhood fair on Saturday at the Fred Brown Pavilion from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.The event is geared toward providing fun, free activities for children and families, while also educ...

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Wilderness advocate wins environmental award

June 12, 2018 at 3:00 am

Sandy Compton, program coordinator for Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, recently was awarded the Keith and Pat Axline Award for Environmental Activism by the Idaho Conservation League.He received the award May 19 during the League’s W...

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