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Sen. Steve Daines visits Libby on Saturday

Sen. Steve Daines visits Libby on Saturday

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

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From tomatoes to Jimmy Buffett: Libby trucker recounts life on the road

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Libby-based trucker Mike Mason has shifted up in the world. He began his career hauling tomatoes in Southern California. Now he’s touring with Jimmy Buffett. Last Thursday he was en route to Orland...

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Multi-state E. coli outbreak might have reached Lincoln County

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News If you have store-bought chopped romaine lettuce at home — whether in a salad mix or on its own — health officials suggest throwing it out in the wake of an E. coli outbreak that might include Lincol...

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Blotter

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Mar. 29, 5 a.m. — A caller advised that there is a mountain lion at his residence and swatted at his dog on Lewis Loop. Mar. 29, 3 p.m. — A caller advised that there is a dirt bike racing up and d...

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Changes of plea in hit and run

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Patience Patton appeared in Montana 19th Judicial District Court in Libby Monday, April 9 to change her plea to guilty to a felony charge of failing to stop immediately at a scene involving death or ...

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Libby man who shot TVs pleads to misdemeanor

April 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Jon Spencer plead guilty to misdemeanor negligent endangerment and was sentenced to anger management and a 24/7 sobriety program in Montana 19th Judicial District Court on Monday, April 9. Spencer w...

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Lincoln County law enforcement carry the torch for Special Olympics

April 16, 2018 at 6:32 pm | Western News The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics has been moved up a day from April 26 to April 25, and participants are preparing to carry the torch and spread the message the torch represe...

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Swinging Bridge replacement to allow public access throughout construction

April 16, 2018 at 6:32 pm | Western News The replacement of the Kootenai River swinging bridge is now out for bid, with an award expected in early May, and construction could start as early as mid-June, according to the U.S. Forest Service....

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‘Natural Man’ arraigned for assault on peace officer

April 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Ernie Wayne terTelgte was arraigned Monday in Montana 19th Judicial District Court on charges of assaulting a peace officer, charges stemming from an incident during his March 22 trial in Eureka on s...

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