Libby Montana News - April 2006

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Kootenai Farmerís Market begins June 1 (April 30, 2006)
The Kootenai Country Farmers' Market in Libby will kick off it's third season beginning Thursday, June 1st. The market will again be held each week at the Bandshell on Mineral Avenue in Libby on Thursday afternoons from 4 to 7 pm. The season runs until Octob ... FULL STORY
Troy to host Disc Golf Tourney June 17 (April 30, 2006)
Hope for it to become an annual event
On Saturday, June 17, the community of Troy will be hosting the 1st annual Troy Professional/Amateur Regional Disc Golf Tournament. Disc golf is played on a course, similar to regular golf, with the object being to throw a disc into an elevated metal basket in ... FULL STORY
Libby hosts Big Bucks Baseball Tourney June 16-18 (April 30, 2006)
Libby Loggers to host 2007 State Baseball Tournament
The Libby Loggers will be hosting the 2nd annual 2006 "BIG BUCK$" baseball tournament June 16-18th at Lee Gehring Field in Libby. ... FULL STORY
Libby Hospital has Summer Intern Positions (April 31, 2006)
St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital in Libby has four openings for Summer Interns. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, although some tasks require interns to be 18. Interns must be enrolled in school for next fall. The hospital will review the applicantís ac ... FULL STORY
Paul Bradford selected as new Kootenai Forest Supervisor (April 18, 2006)
Replaces Bob Casteneda
U.S. Forest Service - Northern Region news release ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Spring on the Kootenai River (April 29, 2006)
Saturday was a beautiful day in Libby and provided a gorgeous view of the Kootenai River and Cabinet Mountains from Highway 37. The rest of the week is forecast to be partly cloudy. ... FULL STORY
WR Grace gives $250,000 to St. John's Lutheran Hospital (April 11, 2006)
8th donation to hospital to help Libby residents with asbestos-related illness.
W. R. Grace & Co. announced Tuesday that it has presented a check for $250,000 to St. John's Lutheran Hospital in Libby. This is Grace's eighth donation to the hospital in keeping with its pledge to ensure that the community has resources to help Libby residen ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hospital endowment nears Million Dollar Mark (April 30, 2006)
Community challenged to raise remaining $30,000
St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Foundation in Libby is within $30,000 of reaching a long-awaited million dollar goal for their Permanent Endowment Fund. ... FULL STORY
Kootenai NF Schedule of Proposed Actions released (April 10, 2006)
The Kootenai National Forest has released their Spring 2006 edition of the quarterly Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA). The public is encouraged to review the projects and make comments, suggestions and provide site-specific information about projects. Givin ... FULL STORY
Spring has arrived! (April 4, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
The weather is warmer, the snow is melting, and the birds are arrivingÖitís spring! Most of the snow has melted in the valley bottoms, although you donít have to go too high to find snow. Itís still too early to expect to get very far on unplowed forest road ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Spring is Here (April 27, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
The daffodils are blooming now at Airfield Park (shown here) and around town. The tulips are not far behind. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Shannon Lake (April 20, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Wednesday and Thursday were beautiful spring days in northwest Montana. With the warm, sunny weather comes the opportunity to get out and enjoy the scenery. This is Shannon Lake near Troy on Thursday. The weather forecast doesn't look quite so bright for the n ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Spring Art Show (April 15, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Libby Fine Arts Inc. sponsored a spring art show Saturday at the VFW Hall. Seventeen artists displayed their work for public viewing. The featured artist was Laura McNair. Their next display will be at the Heritage Museum Tower Gallery in June. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LMS Track Meet (April 11, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Libby Middle School held a practice track meet Tuesday afternoon in preparation for upcoming meets with Troy and Thompson Falls. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Loon Lake (April 8, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
The Thompson Chain of Lakes are beginning to show some serious ice melt this week. The shorelines are mostly open and the ducks and geese are taking advantage of the open water. Loon Lake is shown on Saturday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Polar Bears (April 2, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
The Libby Polar Bears took their 23rd and final swim of the season Sunday afternoon in Libby Creek. The water temperature was 43 degrees...about 10 degrees warmer than they prefer. Sunday's swimmers included, left to right, back row: Polar Bear Rick, Ben Klin, ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SJLH Health Fair (April 1, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
The Memorial Center was packed Saturday morning as St. John's Lutheran Hospital presented its annual health fair, entitled "The Road to Health." Departments from the hospital and numerous other businesses, agencies, and services presented information about hea ... FULL STORY
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