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SB315 revisions seek to redefine asbestos advisory team

October 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

Revisions to Senate Bill 315, which in 2017 established the Libby Asbestos Superfund Advisory Team, will be presented by the Montana Environmental Quality Council during Montana’s 2019 legislative se...

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Sheriff’s Office exploring ‘aggressive’ plan to refresh aging vehicle fleet

October 16, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is exploring an “aggressive” plan to modernize its vehicle fleet, Undersheriff Brian Griffeth told the County Commission on Oct. 10. “We have zero [vehicle] resou...

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Upcoming Libby student music events

October 16, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Lorraine Braun of Libby Public Schools has announced a series of upcoming student music events in Libby and Troy. Oct. 25, 7 p.m.: The High School Choir holds a fundraiser concert at the Libby Memor...

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Free student concert Oct. 18 in Libby

October 16, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Though Libby schools are closed Oct. 18, the Kootenai Heritage Council is sponsoring a free concert at 2 p.m. at the Libby Youth Center at 1218 Utah Ave. Every youth in Libby is invited to attend th...

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Blood drive is Oct. 18 at Libby VFW

October 16, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Oct. 18 at Libby VFW Post No. 1548 at 114 West 2nd St. The hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, and appointments can be scheduled by...

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Sarah Carpenter gets life without parole for Jan. 2017 murder of Travis Gillett

October 15, 2018 at 4:32 pm | Western News Sarah Carpenter was sentenced in Montana 19th Judicial District Court Monday to life without eligibility for parole for the homicide of Travis Gillett in January 2017. She was also given 10 years wi...

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Seniors best underclasses at 2018 Troy Homecoming game night

October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The Troy High School classes competed in Homecoming game night at the football field in Troy Wednesday, with the senior class once again coming out on top. ...

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Libby school, police officials discuss shooting threat with parents

October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News At a community meeting held Tuesday evening in the Libby Middle/High School gym, school officials explained why they chose not to publicly announce a threat made at the school last week, and pledged ...

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Heritage Council’s concert season opens with jazz duo

October 12, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The all-volunteer Kootenai Heritage Council invites the Libby and Troy communities to another entertainment season at the Libby Memorial Events Center. The season starts 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, w...

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