The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Joint Guardian.
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Governor Steve Bullock and Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney today released the Governor’s Plan for Reopening Safe and Healthy Schools for Montana to provide flexible guidance for public schools to prepare to offer in-person instruction in the fall.
On Wednesday, July 1, Lincoln County Health Department received notice that an additional individual has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Lincoln County.
The states of Idaho and Montana get top billing in a New York Post article published today, and Bonners Ferry is named as well.
July 2020 offers you all five bright planets. Venus is that very bright object lighting the east before sunrise. After mid-July, find Mercury below Venus. Mars is looking very red now, steadily brightening, out between midnight and dawn.
A Troy, Montana, man died Monday in a two vehicle collision in the Spokane Valley, and the Ohio driver who hit him is charged with vehicular homicide.
UPDATE: 8 P.M. -- The Amber Alert for Malachai Talley is being canceled. According to the Montana Department of Justice, Malachai has been found and is safe.
A Troy, Montana, man is missing and family and friends are asking help in locating him. He was last seen the evening of Monday, June 22.
Global statistics starkly show that the United States, compared to other affluent nations, is performing poorly in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in more cases and more deaths in relation to population than any other nation in the world.
A terrible milestone in the global pandemic as the number of COVID-19 cases climbed past 10-million today and worldwide deaths approach 500,000.
The Lincoln County Health Department received notice today that an eighth individual has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Lincoln County.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Seattle Field Office has created an email address and 1-800 tip line in order for members of the public to report possible smuggling activity in our area of operation.
An increase of COVID 19 cases in the Idaho Panhandle has led to area senior citizens being strongly encouraged to social distancing, wearing a face mask, sanitizing all areas touched and practicing vigorous personal hygiene/hand washing.
The University of Idaho is pleased to make available the 2020 Spring Dean’s List. A total of 2,449 students qualified for the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester, which ended May 15. To qualify for the Dean’s List, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 grad…
Five northwest Montana students studying at the University of Idaho were named to the University of Idaho's Dean’s List for the fall 2019 semester, five of them from Montana's Kootenai/Cabinet region.
Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2019. More than 4,900 were honored; 11 from Lincoln and Boundary Counties.
Auditions for the community theater production of Cheaper by the Dozen, to be staged in March, will be held at the Pearl Theater from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, January 3 and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, January 4.
The family and friends of a young Massillon, Ohio, girl battling leukemia are hoping to make her 10th birthday, which is on December 22, extra special this year.
Jean Lamberson was born in the old livery stable in Bonners Ferry on September 21, 1930, the daughter of Edna May and Corbet Lamberson. She passed away on June 28, 2020, in Kootenai, Idaho.
George Raymond Clark died in his home on June 19, 2020, due to complications following colorectal cancer. He was 63 years young. A celebration of life and potluck picnic will take place on July 11 at Yaak River Group Day Use Area.
Margaret F. Mack, 78, died at her home in Libby Monday, June 15, 2020, of natural causes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at Libby Christian Church, 100 Kootenai River Road, Libby.
Heaven got a good one in Ronald Allen Gregg, 60, who died on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at Libby Care Center. There will be a celebration of Ronnie's life at a later date.
Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend Roberta Jeannette 'Bobbie' (Carabin) Havens Profitt, 80, passed away in Libby on April 25, 2020, after a lengthy battle with renal failure. A rosary and funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Libby after the pandemic re…
Sports & Outdoors
A cool breeze and cloudy skies greeted the half dozen naturalists as they met along the Kootenai River near Libby, Montana. The group discussed strategies to see more birds, the keys to identifying Rocky Mountain Region wildflowers and shrubs, how to better tune into the natural world and th…
As the state moves into Phase 2 of Governor Steve Bullock’s Reopening the Big Sky Plan, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offices and visitor centers will open to the public June 3.
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing so many parts of life in Montana this year – hunter and bowhunter education is no different. In response to social distancing requirements and restrictions on group gatherings, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is turning to online courses for all students …
Due to health concerns for students and volunteers, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is postponing all hunter and bowhunter education classes that are scheduled through March 30, at which point FWP will reassess the situation.
Governor Steve Bullock and Senator Jon Tester today sent a letter to Commissioner Robert Manfred welcoming Major League Baseball (MLB) to Montana to discuss concerns with the proposal to undermine Minor League Baseball (MiLB) in the state.
Letters to the Editor
There is a malignant attitude against science, news and information right at a time when those things are needed most. As publisher, I am subject to complaint every time I report news of COVID-19, accused of sensationalism and stirring panic to sell more papers.
After officials for Twitter, his go-to tool for speaking directly to the American people, censored him for false narrative and inciting violence, President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an order that, if upheld, will have a chilling effect not only on social media, but on all media offerin…
Ask this question of every candidate, no matter the political contest, “What should Congress do to combat climate change?” Every election is vitally important. Several municipal governments in Montana are acting on climate. We can continue to grow political will for climate action with our votes.