the last I heard

(the) last (one) heard

According to the most recent knowledge one has about someone or something. Last we heard, she had moved up to Calgary to be closer to her family. I had no idea there were so many problems. The last I heard, everything was progressing smoothly.
See also: hear, last

the last I ˈheard

(spoken) used to give the most recent news you have about somebody/something: The last I heard he was still working at the garage.
See also: hear, last