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‘This dang story needs to be told’: Retiring LHS teacher aims to write Libby’s history

‘This dang story needs to be told’: Retiring LHS teacher aims to write Libby’s history

June 18, 2018 at 5:44 pm

A year shy of having taught for 30 years, an anniversary some might hold out for, Libby High School history teacher Jeff Gruber said that now “just felt right” to retire. He’s young enough, he enjo...

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Aspiring opera singer, Libby teen to perform on famous Australian stage

June 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Mikalyn Zeiler, a Libby High School soon-to-be-senior with dreams of singing in operas, will perform July 21 at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, alongside dozens of aspiring young vocalis...

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Nagode ready for next adventure

June 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News After 38 years of teaching music and 22 years with the Libby Public Schools, Brenda Nagode still loves her job, but feels it is time to focus on family and finding out what her passions are outside o...

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Woman convicted of animal cruelty found with goats, cats

June 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News A Lincoln County woman found guilty last June on eight felonies and a misdemeanor for animal cruelty faces alleged violations of her suspended sentence. Cathie Warren was sentenced June 6, 2017, to ...

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Idaho man gets suspended sentence on drug charges

June 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News An Idaho man originally charged in 2016 with possession of drugs with intent to distribute was sentenced in Montana 19th Judicial District Court to a five year suspended sentence under supervisory re...

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Failure to comply gets Libby woman suspended sentence

June 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News A Libby woman originally sentenced in Montana 19th Judicial District Court to a two-year deferred sentence in February admitted to failure to comply with condition of her release in court on Monday, ...

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Gates open at shooting complex

June 14, 2018 at 5:21 pm | Western News The automatic gate at the Lincoln County Shooting Complex on Farm to Market Road is now active, and the public can gain access with a gate code. Dan Ackeman with the Libby Rod and Gun Club said that...

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Libby couple grow hobby garden into small-scale farm

June 12, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Bonnie and Rudy Geber, in 2011, bought a 20-ish acre plot of land off Highway 37, northeast of Jennings, not intending to farm it. They wanted an off-grid, self-built home of their own, they said, in...

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Libby’s transparency week attracts little public interest

June 12, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The City of Libby’s first “Transparency in Government” week went mostly unnoticed by residents, but it passed muster with the person whose office mandated it. “I didn’t have any expectations, at lea...

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