Debating the future of the Pacific Northwest Trail

March 13, 2020 at 9:30 am

Jerry Bennett’s rebuttal began with a reference to promises made and promises broken. He distributed copies of a brochure published years ago by entities that included the U.S. Forest Service and U...

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Former principal interviews for Libby superintendent job

Former principal interviews for Libby superintendent job

March 13, 2020 at 9:37 am

Community members got their first glimpse this week at a potential candidate to replace outgoing Superintendent Craig Barringer — and it turned out to be a familiar face. Ron Goodman, former princi...

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Savage pleads no contest to assaulting a peace officer

Savage pleads no contest to assaulting a peace officer

March 13, 2020 at 9:22 am

Prosecutors will drop a slew of charges against Alvin McKenzie Savage III after he pleaded no contest to a count of assault on a peace officer as part of a deal announced March 2. Savage, 42, is th...

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Coronavirus task force forms in Lincoln County

March 13, 2020 at 9:34 am

Western News As the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus sweeping the globe a pandemic, Lincoln County health officials announced they have formed a task force to address the illness locally. Jenn...

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Libby High School band, choir prepare for competition

March 13, 2020 at 9:33 am

Western News Sally Weber, a junior at Libby High School, plays a baritone saxophone, an instrument once described as the lead guitar of soul music. Sophomore Lucky Martin plays a trumpet. The band room at Libby...

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Peck, Berget vie for county commissioner seat

March 13, 2020 at 9:31 am

Western News The June 2 primary election ballot will include one contested race and one uncontested race for two elected positions in Lincoln County – county commissioner, District 1, and clerk of district court....

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Man succumbs to injuries after leading authorities on low speed chase

March 11, 2020 at 9:33 am

Western News A man who led law enforcement officials on a chase along Farm to Market and Swede Mountain roads late Tuesday night died of apparent self-inflicted wounds at the hospital March 11. The chase bega...

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Morris strikes deal, pleads guilty to assault with a weapon

March 10, 2020 at 9:41 am

Western News A Trego man accused of inflicting years of physical and mental abuse on his wife pleaded guilty to a single charge of assault with a weapon March 2 after striking a deal with prosecutors. Authoriti...

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The writing on the wall

March 10, 2020 at 9:36 am

Western News Some graduating seniors used a stencil. Others favored a freehand celebratory scrawl. Their signature moments linger now as motivation to students who have struggled in conventional high school clas...

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