Libby Montana News - March 2007

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Corps of Engineers increasing Libby Dam flows (March 28, 2007)
(Portland, Ore) - Reservoir regulators at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are closely monitoring increasing inflows to Libby Dam. The Corps is increasing outflows from Libby Dam this week to pass these inflows. When the April water supply forecast is in, fu ... FULL STORY
Historic Libby High School discussions continue (March 29, 2007)
As we expected, Bryon Scott of Scott holdings and Flathead Financial Group presented a proposal to purchase the Historic Libby High School. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Thrilling Thursday at LMS (March 29, 2007)
Parents of 4th, 5th, and 8th grade students at Libby Middle School were invited to attend school with their kids "Thrilling Thursday" morning, to acquaint themselves with the school, teachers, and routine. "Fabulous Friday" is designated for 6th and 7th grade ... FULL STORY
Old Libby High School proposal discussed (March 22, 2007)
Libby School Board meets with Scott Holdings & Flathead Financial Group
The Historic Libby High School project took another step forward at the school board meeting. ... FULL STORY
KIPZ Analysis of Comments report issued (March 21, 2007)
Kootenai and Idaho Panhandle National Forests Planning Zone
The Kootenai and Idaho Panhandle National Forests Planning Zone (KIPZ) has completed the analysis of the public comments that were received during the 120-day comment period on the Proposed Land Management Plans. ... FULL STORY
County discusses funding concerns for schools and roads (March 21, 2007)
34 Montana counties stand to lose millions in lost payments
Montana counties could get a $65-million increase in payments from the federal government under a proposal announced by Montana’s Senator Max Baucus, one of the Senate’s most ardent opponents of a Bush Administration proposal to sell off public lands to pay fo ... FULL STORY
St. John's Annual Health Fair on March 31st (March 28, 2007)
One sure sign of spring is the Annual “Road to Health” Health Fair sponsored by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital. This year the annual event will be held on Saturday, March 31 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Memorial Center in Libby. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bald Eagle Nest (March 23, 2007)
An egg was laid in the bald eagle nest near Libby Dam on Thursday, March 22 around 3:30 pm. The adult eagles are now spending a lot of time sitting on the egg, leaving it unattended only occasionally. Photo by Libby Dam Bald Eagle Webcam. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Loon Lake (March 20, 2007)
The ice is melting on the Thompson Chain of Lakes, and March is bringing its typical mixed bag of weather. This is a shot of Loon Lake south of Libby on Tuesday, in between rain showers. ... FULL STORY
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy holds first meeting (March 14, 2007)
Second meeting to be held Thursday night in Troy
The first of public meetings on the development of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy met Tuesday evening. Known as CEDS, the community profile is needed for Economic Development Administration loans and grants. Kootenai River Development Council ... FULL STORY
Libby City Council debates quorum issue (March 6, 2007)
How many councilmen should be required to pass an action?
The Libby City Council spent considerable time continuing to debate the wording of the language in their rules of procedure, specifically the section defining a quorum, and the number of affirmative votes required to conduct business. ... FULL STORY
Libby economic development planning continues (March 2, 2007)
Meetings in Libby and Troy March 13 & 15
The Healthy Communities Initiative met with the majority of the new Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) steering committee to discuss the development of a new CEDS document for Lincoln County and the region, according to Greg Larson, who has be ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kootenai River (March 15, 2007)
It was a beautiful spring day Thursday, as evidenced by this view of the Kootenai River at Blackwell Flats Thursday afternoon. The weather is looking more like March for the upcoming week, though, with clouds and rain/snow showers expected for the next several ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) High Water (March 13, 2007)
Higher temperatures, snowmelt, and rain combined to produce high runoff in area streams and rivers Monday and Tuesday. Water levels are expected to drop Wednesday, with no flooding expected. This is a view of Libby Creek on Farm-to-Market Road on Monday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Habitat Ground-Breaking (March 11, 2007)
Bob and Heather VandeSandt, along with their children Caden and Kyla, break ground Sunday afternoon for their new home to be built by Kootenai Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity. This will be the seventh house built by Kootenai Valley Partners. Libby's annua ... FULL STORY
12th Annual Irish Fair (March 8, 2007)
Saturday, March 10
The 12th annual Irish Fair will be held Saturday, March 10, at the Memorial Center in Libby. An Arts and Crafts Fair runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with live entertainment scheduled throughout the day. There will also be activities for kids, hourly raffl ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Tom Turkeys (March 7, 2007)
It must be spring...these two tom turkeys were herding a flock of hens Wednesday afternoon near Troy. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ice Fishing on McGregor Lake (March 4, 2007)
The ice fishermen say there's still good ice fishing on area lakes. McGregor Lake was reported to have about 6-8 inches of ice at Boisvert's over the weekend. With warming temperatures comes quickly melting ice, however, so watch conditions carefully in the co ... FULL STORY
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