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Thousands of dollars in damage after vandalism in Lincoln County  ABC FOX Montana

Libby Loggers Baseball is offering a $500 reward after vandalism at the Legion Field concession stand resulted in thousands of dollars in damage.

Front Page Slider, Community outpouring counters vandalism  The Western News

Vandalism at the concession stand at Lee Gehring Memorial Field over the weekend prompted an outpouring of sup.

NBC MT Today: Vandals damage concession stand, tree removal to start in Missoula  NBC Montana

Police investigate vandalism to baseball concessions stand in Libby, Northwestern Energy to begin marking maple trees to remove in Missoula, activists call for ...

Classes continue amid tighter security in Libby  KPAX-TV

LIBBY – Classes continued In Libby on Wednesday amid increased law enforcement following the recent threat of a shooting. The threat was discovered written ...

Libby school parents pull kids from school after threat of violence  KPAX-TV

LIBBY – Some parents in Libby pulled their kids from school today after the Libby School District did not let them know about a threat of violence that was written ...

Sports, Libby 2018 Fall Sports Awards  The Western News

Libby High School football team Head Coach Neil Fuller congratulates senior JJ Davis during the Fall Awards Assembly Thursday. Davis made All State and ...

2018 in Review: Top local stories from July to December  The Western News

Join your Western News as we take a look back at the second half of 2018 and a few of the moments that stood o.

Events, Community events  The Western News

Thu., April 18, 11 a.m.: American Red Cross blood drive at Libby VFW Post 1548, 114 West 2nd Street, from 11.

Sports, Volleyball: Libby wins Northwest 'A' in three  The Western News

The now three-time district champion Libby High School volleyball team came away with first place in the 2018-

'This dang story needs to be told': Retiring LHS teacher aims to write Libby's history  The Western News

A year shy of having taught for 30 years, an anniversary some might hold out for, Libby High School history te.

Sports, Libby takes 35-21 loss at home to Maroons  The Western News

In a game plagued by penalty calls, the Libby High School football team fell to the Butte Central Maroons 35-2.

Sports, Basketball: Libby boys take down Thompson Falls 55-36  The Western News

The Libby High School boys basketball team took a decisive 55-36 win against Thompson Falls in their first gam.

Local News, Photos: Libby celebrates Veterans Day 2018  The Western News

The American Legion Honor Guard fires its rifles during a Veterans Day ceremony at Libby Cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (John Blodgett/The Western News).

Libby phenom Ryggs Johnston still dominating in move from junior to men's tournaments  MontanaSports

MISSOULA – Ryggs Johnston is transitioning from teenage phenom to the best golfer in the state, all while still attending Libby High School. The KPAX Athlete of ...

Education, Libby student heading to State Spelling Bee  The Western News

Libby Elementary School fifth grader Isaac Lamere is the Lincoln County Spelling Bee Champion and will head to Billings to compete in the State Spelling Bee ...

Sports, Libby senior plays in All-Star match  The Western News

Libby High School senior Mehki Sykes represented Western Montana as one of 12 facing the volleyball team from the East in the Montana High School All-Star ...

Basketball: Lady Loggers win at home, 35-24, lose 45-28 away  The Western News

The Libby High School girls basketball team took a 45-28 loss at Ronan Friday, only to return home for a 35-24.

Retiring school principal caps off career at car show he began  The Western News

Rik Rewerts holds a mug and trophy presented to him by Igniters Car Club member Darren Short, right, at a surprise retirement party held at the end of a car ...

Events, Informational open houses being a child's advocate  The Western News

With the number of Montana children in foster care more than doubling in the past decade, Lincoln County child.

Give it some spirit: Libby cheerleaders work hard for team and community spirit  The Western News

Libby High School's cheer squad has been had the greatest participation in years this winter season, and the m.

Pitiful Players preview play at Lodge of Love  The Western News

Pitiful Players perform “Cinderella” for the residents of Libby Lodge of Love Thursday evening. The Pitiful Players will have regular performances of the play with ...

Libby's Ryggs Johnston runs away with 101st Montana Men's State Am  MontanaSports

(Editor's note: Montana State Golf Association release). BUTTE — The 101st Montana State Amateur Champion is Ryggs Johnston of Libby. Johnston concluded ...

Libby's Ryggs Johnston shoots 62 to build 7-stroke lead at Men's State Amateur  Billings Gazette

BUTTE — Libby's Ryggs Johnston built a seven-shot cushion heading into Saturday's final day of the Montana Men's State Amateur by shooting an 8-under-par ...

Local News, Libby mobile-home park purchased by residents  Daily Inter Lake

The homeowners who live in Hartmanns Trailer Court in Libby have bought the community from the previous owners. The community now known as Libby Creek ...

Sports, Football: Loggers beat Polson 62-20 at home  The Western News

The Libby High School Football team smashed the Polson Pirates Friday with a 62-20 victory.With 136 total yard.

Apply now to study nursing at FVCC in Libby  The Western News

Lincoln County residents wanting to pursue a Practical Nursing Certificate of Applied Science or an Associate of Science Nursing degree at Flathead Valley ...

Roof of old Libby High School collapses under weight of snow  The Missoulian

LIBBY – Loads of snow, followed by lots of rain, proved too much for the roof of the old Libby High School.

Volleyball: Tears and triumph on Libby senior night  The Western News

Libby Head Coach Cindy Ostrem-Johnston wipes tears as her farewell to her senior players is read during senior night before the Lady Loggers' match against ...

Libby choirs perform well in District Music Festival  The Western News

Libby High School choir and band students participated in the District Music Festival at Glacier High School i.

Cross Country: Libby in it for the long haul  The Western News

At the start of a new season, Libby Logger cross country shows potential for growth of both the individuals an.

Local News, Libby High School's 2017 Homecoming  The Western News

Libby High School held its 2017 Homecoming Coronation Thursday inside the school's gymnasium. Themed “Celebrat.

Libby students test welding skills at competition in Kalispell  The Western News

The two students from Libby High School who competed in the Flathead Valley Community College's Welding Compet.

Montana had the highest suicide rate in the country. Then budget cuts hit.

Suicide has been a persistent problem in Montana — and it's getting worse. As clinics close because of budget cuts, some who have lost loved ones are ...

Libby Rock Crushers knock 'em down at regionals  The Western News

The Libby Rock Crushers Scholastic Clay Target Program team came away from the Western Regionals with several.

Sports, Long postseason was growth opportunity for Libby  The Western News

In their first game of the State Class A Tournament last weekend, the Libby High School girls basketball team.

Photo: Libby High Class of 1961 celebrates 75th birthdays  The Western News

Members of the Libby High School class of 1961 celebrated their 75th birthdays together at VFW Post 1548 on Saturday. The classmates traveled from as far as ...

Libby's new brand: A phoenix rising from the asbestos  The Missoulian

In spring 2015, soon after being sworn in as the newest Lincoln County commissioner, Mark Peck of Libby drove the roughly 300 miles to Missoula to meet with ...

Events, Messiah performance has new time  The Western News

This year's performance of Handel's Messiah will take place earlier in the day. The performance on Sunday, Dec. 16 will take place at 3 p.m. at the Libby ...

Canada's Patrick Murphy edges Libby's Ryggs Johnston in thrilling U.S. Amateur Qualifying playoff  MontanaSports

MISSOULA – Ryggs Johnston moved a stroke ahead of Patrick Murphy on the first hole Monday. Thirty-nine holes later, Murphy finally had the lead and the win.

Libby High School volleyball team spikes fundraising with suds and scrubs  The Western News

The Libby High School volleyball team holds a fundraising car wash in front of Carquest Car Parts in Libby Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. (John Blodgett/The Western ...

Front Page Slider, Basketball: Loggers beat Polson 49-42 on senior night  The Western News

The Libby High School boys basketball team had a rollercoaster night on their way to a 48-42 win over the Pols.

Local News, Congratulations to Libby and Troy graduates  The Western News

A common theme emerged at Libby and Troy's graduations, both held Saturday, June 3. All of the speakers shared their struggle to find a way to reframe the ...

#MTTop40: Terry Maki, Vince Henman lead 'Best of the Rest'  MontanaSports

The #MTTop40, MTN Sports' list profiling some of the best football players in Montana history, reached its conclusion last week with Dave Dickenson taking the ...

high school hoops: Libby boys and girls teams sweep openers  The Western News

LIBBY — Ryggs Johnston scored 24 points and the Libby Loggers rolled to a 70-56 victory in its season opener a.

Volleyball: Lady Loggers win Battle of the Kootenai in three  The Western News

The Libby High School volleyball team took the win in the Battle of the Kootenai in three sets against the Eur.

Sports, Softball: Lady Loggers beat Wildkats 8-6  The Western News

Lady Logger seniors Haylee Cannon and Khalyn Hageness are honored with their families at senior night before Libby beat Columbia Falls 8-6 in their final ...

Cross Country: Loggers dropping times and training hard  The Western News

At the Western 'A' Classic in Kallispell on Saturday, Oct. 13, the Libby High School cross country team was dr.

Libby Girls Basketball: Lady Loggers want championship  The Western News

The Lady Loggers are pumped up for their district tournament, and looking forward to the challenge of facing s.

Last vestige of Libby's timber heritage goes up in flames  Missoulian

LIBBY — Libby High School history teacher Jeff Gruber saw the black smoke filling the air Sunday afternoon on the southeastern edge of town.

Montana High School All-Star volleyball match set for Sunday in Great Falls  Montana Sports

(Providence Athletics Media Release). GREAT FALLS – The University of Providence is pleased to announce that it will host the Montana High School All-Star ...

National Honor Society ceremony honors past, present Libby High scholars  The Western News

Timothy Fennessey speaks to Libby High School National Honor Society inductees, left, and existing members, right, after being inducted into the school's ...

Front Page Slider, Wrestling: Greenchain takes down Bulldogs at home  The Western News

After the Libby High School wrestling team had a team win against Whitefish Tuesdaya as well as a strong showi.

Sports, Wrestling: Greenchain places three at state tourny  The Western News

The Libby High School boys wrestling team didn't have as strong of a weekend as some of them had hoped for at.

Sports, Golf: Four Libby golfers advance to state  The Western News

With Logger senior Ryggs Johnston in first place by 10, the Libby High School golf team will send four individ.

Cross Country: Loggers XC at Mountain West Classic  The Western News

The Libby Cross Country team ran at the Mountain West Classic at the University of Montana in Missoula Saturda.

Libby Girls Basketball: Columbia Falls girls beat Lady Loggers, 49-27  The Western News

By BENJAMIN KIBBEYThe Western NewsThe first half of Thursday's Libby High School girls basketball game against.

Two-time state golf champ Ryggs Johnston swings for the future  The Western News

Armed with a golf club since he was two — his first one was plastic — Ryggs Johnston, a sophomore at Libby Hig.

Local Sports, FEATURED: A victory for Libby  Daily Inter Lake

LIBBY — Years ago, before the mills went away and the terrible secret of the mine was revealed, the whistle b.

Libby High School  The Missoulian

Parents: John and Maggie Craig. GPA: 4.73. Activities: Varsity volleyball, basketball and track; school newspaper editor; senior class secretary; National Honor ...

Sports, Soccer: Loggers take home loss to Bigfork  The Western News

The Libby High School boys soccer team had an early lead in their home game against Bigfork last Saturday, but.

Sports, Greenchain battles into post season  The Western News

After coming back off winter break to a disappointing dual at home against Sandpoint, the Libby High School wr.

Libby's Johnston Defends Golf Title, Rewrites State Record  Flathead Beacon

Ryggs Johnston successfully defended his Class B state championship and rewrote his old state record in the process. The sophomore at Libby High School ...

Sports, Thorstenson leads at Eureka cross country dual  The Western News

Eureka — Libby High School cross country senior Lauren Thorstenson finished second at the Eureka-Libby dual on.

Lincoln County wildfires: Conditions not seen “in almost 50 years,” official says at Libby public meeting  The Western News

About 200 people attended a 4 p.m. Sunday public meeting in the Libby High School gymnasium, where officials d.

Events, Pitiful Players present 'Cinderella' in March  The Western News

The Pitiful Players will proudly present “Cinderella” on stage in both Libby and Troy in March. The Libby sho.

County track meet sees 35 year old record broken  The Western News

Libby senior Shannon Reny launches a 38 foot 8.25 inch shot put throw, setting a new school record, at the Lincoln County Track Meet Tuesday. (Benjamin ...

Events, Annual spaghetti sauce competition in March  The Western News

On Saturday, March 16 at 6 p.m. an annual spaghetti sauce competition will take place in Libby at the Church o.

Ryggs Johnston wins 4th consecutive state golf title; Butte Central's Tricia Joyce wins State A girls; Laurel sweeps team titles  Montana Sports

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Seven seniors returning to the gridiron for Libby  The Western News

Libby football coach Neil Fuller says the team is excited to be back in Class A play after two seasons in Clas.

Briefs, Photo: School staff train to defend students  The Western News

Kalispell Police Officer Justin Turner and U.S. Forest *Service* officer Jack Dittmann demonstrates the vulnerabilities of a a shooter while training Libby Public ...

Harmon's Histories: Gold! Libby's story begins with rush of miners to Kootenai  Missoula Current

Libby, Montana is a special place – a wonderful town with a colorful history and colorful characters. Full disclosure: I am a third-generation Libby native and ...

Sports, Busy weekend for Libby Loggers Legion baseball  The Western News

Second baseman Alex Svendsbye puts the tag on Mitch Desserre for the third out top of first inning vs. Strathmore June 24. Loggers over Reds 12-9.

Sports, Lady Loggers win 4 in a row  The Western News

Libby Sophomore Sheyla Gallagher just makes it to third ahead of the catch by Browning's Aliyah Skunkcap during the first inning of the Lady Loggers' 17-0 win ...

Libby JV stacks double 13-3 wins against Troy in double header  The Western News

Troy sophomore Izzy Ramirez hits a grounder as freshman catcher Taylor Holm anticipates a catch during the second game of the Libby-Troy double header ...

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Troupe has fun to raise money for performing arts  The Western News

When the Kootenai Karacters hit the stage for their first live performance of “Nunsense” March 16 at 7 p.m., t.

Gary Verboncoeur  Bend Bulletin

January 15, 2019Gary Verboncoeur, a wonderful husband, father and grandfather went home to be with the Lord on January 15, 2019 at the age of 77.Gary was ...

Experience Life as a College Student on April 5 at FVCC  The Western News

Flathead Valley Community College invites high school students and anyone who is considering a career change to experience life as a college student on ...

Troy softball fights through losses to keep passion alive  The Western News

Though the Troy High School softball team has had a losing season and even lost a starting pitcher, the team c.

Baseball: Loggers face late game struggles in losses  The Western News

Despite a late-inning loss to the Glacier B team in a makeup game Monday, the Libby Loggers showed up at Griff.

Events, Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' coming to Libby Elementary Amphitheater  The Western News

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will be performing Macbeth at Libby Elementary Amphitheater in Libby at 6 p.m.

Volleyball: Troy fights close sets in 3-0 loss to Loyola  The Western News

The Troy High School volleyball team may have started slow in their 3-0 loss to the Loyola-Sacred Heart Breake.

Montana's most awesome high school mascots | High School Sports  Billings Gazette

Despite its comparatively small population, Montana is home to many high school teams. Some teams share the same nickname with several other schools ...

Obituaries, Connie Wood, 72, of Libby  The Western News

Connie Wood passed away on Sept. 2, 2013, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Connie was bor.

Sports, Troy softball continues growth season  The Western News

With two wins from their five most recent games, Troy High School's softball team continues to battle with def.

Libby School Officials Push for Building Levy  Flathead Beacon

School officials in Libby are hoping voters will pass a levy for the first time in 14 years to address the district's building maintenance needs. Superintendent Craig ...

Events, Big Sky Bash acts announced  The Western News

Heavy metal band Skid Row will headline the CARD Foundation's 8th Big Sky Bash concert July 14, to benefit the.

Sports, Incredi-Bull: Riding for the community  The Western News

Waylon Ladue of Browning competes in the Incredi-Bull bull riding event at J. Neils Park in Libby on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (John Blodgett/The Western News).

Western A Divisional Basketball: Lady Loggers take hard-fought fall  The Western News

BUTTE — Back-to-back games against tough opponents saw the Libby High School girls basketball team ending thei.

Coach says Lady Loggers volleyball team standing tall, working hard  The Western News

The Libby Lady Loggers volleyball team has “some unfinished business to take care of,” reports coach Cindy Ost.

Class A Districts Basketball: Lady Loggers take consolation win, advance  The Western News

Libby junior Jayden Winslow looks for an opening around Ronan defenders during the consolation game of the northwest Class A district tournament in Ronan, ...

Photos: Libby and Troy send off the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree  The Western News

Payton Sisneros, left, signs the Capitol Christmas Tree trailer in Libby Tuesday with the support and guidance of her mom Jessica and dad Max.

Loggers snag victory, suffer defeat in double header against Bucs  The Western News

Libby's Jeff Offenbecher steals second in the bottom of the third inning with two out. The Loggers took a 4-3 win in the first game of a doubleheader against ...

Sports, Track: One giant leap for Gavin Strom  The Western News

After 42 years, another Libby High School track and field record was broken at the State Meet in Laurel Saturday when senior Gavin Strom reached 22 feet, ...

Lady Trojans fall to T-Falls in final seconds, 42-35  The Western News

In a game that was anyone's up to the last seconds, the Troy High School girls basketball team fell to the Tho.

Deadline Looms to File Libby Asbestos Claims  Flathead Beacon

Some victims of asbestos-related disease have until Feb. 25 for final chance to pursue claims against W.R. Grace. By Tristan Scott // Jan 16, 2018. Flathead ...

Events, Fisher River ice fishing derby is Jan. 27-28  The Western News

The Fisher River Fire Rescue Auxiliary will hold its fundraising “Lower Thompson Chain of Lakes Ice Fishing Derby” Jan. 27 and Jan. 28, hosted by the Kickin ...

Sports, Eureka invite moves to Libby, weather follows  The Western News

The annual Eureka Track and Field Invitational set for April 6 was moved to Libby after a weather cancellation.

Resigning Libby Chamber president falsified resume, has forgery and identity fraud convictions  The Western News

Robert Calvin “Bob” Henline. By JOHN BLODGETT. The Western News. Libby Area Chamber of Commerce Board President Robert Calvin “Bob” Henline ...

Industrial arts prepares Troy students for the workplace  The Western News

By BENJAMIN KIBBEYThe Western NewsA year and a half in as the industrial arts teacher at Troy Middle-High Scho.

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