City council rejects license for ceramics shop

City council rejects license for ceramics shop

February 21, 2020 at 9:20 am

Libby City Council voted unanimously Feb. 18 to deny a business license to a ceramics shop located on Washington Avenue in what officials described as a rare move. 406 Education Ceramics advertise...

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Despite long road ahead, Hecla officials remain committed to mining projects in Lincoln County

Despite long road ahead, Hecla officials remain committed to mining projects in Lincoln County

February 21, 2020 at 9:12 am

One question often posed by Lincoln County residents to Hecla Mining’s regional skeleton crew is, “When will you start hiring?” It’s a question without a definitive answer. First, federal and st...

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Sheriff’s Office blotter

February 21, 2020 at 9:14 am

Daily Inter Lake The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account. Feb. 9 12:48 a.m. Fish and game A caller told authorities ...

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CWD found in 142 animals tested by state in 2019

February 18, 2020 at 9:24 am

Western News The 2019 sampling for chronic wasting disease began April 1 and ceased near the end of January. Among other results the testing yielded Montana’s first detection of the disease in moose and elk. The...

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New details emerge about school resource officer proposal

February 18, 2020 at 9:22 am

Western News Superintendent Craig Barringer told Libby District School Board members Feb. 10 that bringing a resource officer aboard would cost about $6 a year for a taxpayer with a home valued at $100,000. Tha...

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Sheriff’s office blotter

February 18, 2020 at 9:21 am

Western News The law roundup is compiled from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office incident log. It is not meant to serve as an exhaustive account. Feb. 6 5:14 p.m. Fish and game Authorities dispatched an inj...

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Libby School Board approves superintendent’s retirement

February 18, 2020 at 9:17 am

Western News When the time came to approve the requested retirement of Superintendent Craig Barringer, Libby District School Board Chair Ellen Johnston had to solicit action from her colleagues. “I need a motio...

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Health board approves variance for restaurant’s open-hearth fireplace

February 18, 2020 at 9:11 am

Western News The Lincoln County Health Board gave the owners of The Shed restaurant Feb. 12 until mid-April to find a way to operate its open-hearth fireplace without violating air quality ordinances. In a unan...

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