No new cases of COVID-19 today in Idaho's five northern counties, with 42 cases in Kootenai County and three in Bonner County. Boundary, Shoshone and Benewah remain free of the illness.
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, issued an update on the Paycheck Protection Program, a provision of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service say that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment.
One new case of COVID-19 in the Idaho Panhandle today brings the total cases to 45, with 42 cases confirmed in Kootenai County and three in Bonner County.
Public health plays a critical role in building strong, prosperous, and free societies around the world. Today, as our Nation and entire global community continue to combat the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, we reaffirm our commitment to do our part to stop the spread of this …
In North America, we often call the April full moon the Pink Moon, Grass Moon or Egg Moon. In 2020, this April full moon also presents the closest, and thereby largest, supermoon of the year.
U.S. Senator Jon Tester, D-Montana, sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urging the Trump Administration to grant farmers more flexibility in their Farm Service Agency loans in order to ensure the continuity of the country's food supply and support rural areas during the co…
U.S. Senator Steve Daines, R-Montana, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to work with our allies around the world and fully investigate China’s response to the emergence of the virus causing COVID-19.
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.
Libby School District 4 administrators and board members recognized some remarkable students at their November board meeting.
Alfred 'Al' Victor Pennock, Libby, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 27, 2020, at the age of 91. Services, initially set for Saturday, April 18, have been postponed due to the current pandemic. The date will be announced once rescheduled.
Our Lord and Savior called James R. Brinton, 86, Libby, home to heaven on March 12, 2020, after an aneurysm rupture. Dates for Jim's summer memorial are pending.
Mary Ann LaBelle, 83, died on March 15, 2020, at her home in Libby of natural causes. Graveside services were held March 24 at the City of Libby Cemetery.
Dorothy Marie McCarty, 77, passed into the arms of her savior on March 17, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus precautionary measures.
James L. Jones, 87, Libby was peacefully called home to be with the Lord on March 19, 2020. Arrangements are pending for a private family celebration of life.
Sports & Outdoors
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.
Do you have inaccessible public land that you're willing to provide access to from June 30 through December 31, 2020?
Libby's Ryggs Johnston was one of a trio David Puig and Cameron Sisk carding three under 68s to lead Arizona State past in-state rival and 36-hole leader Arizona in blustery wind to take an eight-stroke victory at 20-under-par 832.
As the current license year is winding down, Montana hunters and anglers can look for a few immediate changes for the coming year.
Letters to the Editor
In order to help prevent the spread of travel-related cases of coronavirus in the United States, today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf issued a Notice of Arrival Restrictions outlining the process for American citizens, legal permanent residents, and t…
"WE THE PEOPLE of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constituti…
When I announced my primary challenge to President Donald Trump last year, I knew running against him for the GOP nomination was the ultimate long shot. Even now, after impeachment, after three years of vulgarities, inanities, betrayals and racist screeds, he has a 94% approval rating among …