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Libby Montana News - October 2006

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Plan for changing weather when traveling this winter (October 31, 2006)
Winter brings wonderful recreational opportunities, but outdoor recreationists need to also be alert for changing weather and hazardous road conditions in their travel plans. ... FULL STORY
Kootenai NF Releases SOPA (October 4, 2006)
Schedule of Proposed Actions
The Kootenai National Forest released their latest edition of SOPA, their Schedule of Proposed Actions. The SOPA contains a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. The schedule shows the pr ... FULL STORY
Forest Users to fill out KNF Rec Survey (October 4, 2006)
The Kootenai National Forest released their latest edition of SOPA, their Schedule of Proposed Actions. The SOPA contains a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. The schedule shows the pr ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Polar Bear Plunges begin Oct. 29 (October 10, 2006)
The first Polar Bear Plunge for the season will be on Sunday, October 29th, according to Polar Bear Club member Rick Klin of Libby. "Same place as always," he said, "Libby Creek and Farm-to-Market road bridge," south of Libby. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cold weather hits (October 31, 2006)
Snow, wind, cold temperatures
A fast-moving weather system moved through the area Sunday night, bringing wind, snow and colder air. This system has brought the coldest air so far this fall, along with snow to valley floors. High pressure and drier air has now settled in the region, but tem ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Polar Bears Begin Season (October 29, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Achievements clients Cody and Scott pose with Polar Bear Rick prior to the first Polar Bear plunge of the season Sunday. The water temperature was 46 degrees and the air temperature about the same...not quite cold enough for seasoned Polar Bears, but plenty co ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Denim Day Challenge raises close to $2000 (October 10, 2006)
Annual fundraiser goes to help fight breast cancer
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
On October 6, 378 individuals from 22 local businesses and organizations joined St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital in Libby in raising $1,940.00 in the communityís 6th annual Lee Denim Day fundraiser. The funds raised by this national event support breast cancer re ... FULL STORY
Libby North Corridor Study Oct. 17 (October 4, 2006)
Improvements needed for Hwy 567/Pipe Creek Road
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) invites the public to attend a presentation and discussion about the Libby North Corridor Study on Tuesday, October 17 in Libby. The meeting will be from 5-8 pm in the Ponderosa Room at Libby City Hall. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Hospital Open House Oct. 17 (October 4, 2006)
by St. John's Lutheran Hospital
On October 17, 2006, the administration and employees of St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital invite the community to join them in celebrating several exciting changes that have taken place over the past several months. ... FULL STORY
Help name Libbyís new bull riding event (October 4, 2006)
Logger Days event for 2007
Organizers working on the Libby Logger Days celebration for next June hope to bring a Professional Bull Riding (PBR) event on June 9, 2007. They are planning to host the PBR Enterprise Tour that features champions as well as up-and-coming bull riders. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Autumn along Lake Koocanusa (October 23, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Fall is a beautiful season in northwest Montana, and just about everywhere you go, you can see a tapestry of green and gold. This is a view of Lake Koocanusa earlier in the week. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) The Great Pumpkin Event (October 21, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
"The Great Pumpkin Event," sponsored by the Lincoln County Library in Libby, garnered nearly 20 decorated pumpkins for judging on Saturday afternoon. The event was open to all ages. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SJLH Open House (October 17, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
St. John's Lutheran Hospital's "Business After Hours" Open House was well attended Tuesday evening. The hospital's two new doctors, Dr. Anne Camber (obstetrics/gynecology) and Dr. Joshua Urvater (orthopedic surgeon) were introduced to the community, as were th ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kootenai River (October 6, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
One of Libby's premiere attractions is the Kootenai River, shown here below Kootenai Falls on a recent glorious autumn day. ... FULL STORY
Harvest Festival Oct. 5 (October 4, 2006)
Fall is here and itís time to put the gardens to bed. The Kootenai Country Farmersí Market will be hosting its annual Harvest Festival on Thursday, October 5th from 4-7 pm in the bandshell park next to the old Libby High School on Mineral Avenue in downtown Li ... FULL STORY
Clyde E Mason Jr. Memorial Fundraiser Oct. 7 (October 4, 2006)
The Troy Veterans of Foreign Wars will host the Clyde E. Mason Jr. Memorial Fundraiser pool tournament in Troy on Saturday, October 7th. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Homecoming Parade (October 5, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Just as the Farmer's Market was closing down for the season, the Homecoming parade started its procession along Mineral Avenue. The Loggers host Post Falls Friday night. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Harvest Festival (October 5, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
The last Farmer's Market of the season was held Thursday afternoon at the band shell on Mineral Avenue. A crowd gathered to enjoy the activities, food, crafts, entertainment and fun. ... FULL STORY
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