Libby Montana News - April 2007

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(1 pictures) Libby's Turner Ski Area featured in Montana Magazine (April 21, 2007)
'Secret Treasure hidden away in the woods of northwest Montana'
The March/April edition of Montana Magazine included a two-page article about Turner Mountain Ski Area and Libby. The article, entitled, “Taking turns at Turner Mountain, a Libby-area secret”, was written by Trapper Badovinac, a free-lance writer/photographer. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hospital Week May 7-11 (April 26, 2007)
Public invited to view antique hospital artifact collection
St. John’s Lutheran Hospital in Libby is celebrating Hospital Week May 7 through the 11th. “Hospital week is an annual celebration of hospital services all over our nation,” commented KC Hoyer, Marketing Manager at St. John’s. “Hospital Week has been traditi ... FULL STORY
Troy Kids Fishing Day June 9 (April 24, 2007)
Fun for the whole family!
Troy has scheduled a Kids Fishing Day for Saturday, June 9th at the Troy Family Fishing Pond. The event is intended to give young anglers an opportunity to fish and participate in fishing-related activities. For more information, contact Montana Fish, Wildlif ... FULL STORY
Eureka Shooting Range comments sought (April 24, 2007)
Comment period ends May 20, 2007
Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks is working with the Tobacco Valley Rod and Gun Club to make improvements on their shooting range located southwest of Eureka. ... FULL STORY
Crystal Lake Public Meeting May 3 (April 23, 2007)
New Boat Launch proposal
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) will host an open house scoping session to discuss a proposal to develop a new boat launch on FWP property at Crystal Lake in Lincoln County. The open house will be at the Fisher River Fire Hall on Thursday, May 3, from 4: ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Eureka Rendezvous Days (April 28, 2007)
Visitors look over the entries at the Eureka Rendezvous Days car show at Riverside Park on Saturday. Rendezvous Days features a multitude of events including the car show, quilt show, parade, black powder shoot, mud bog, sand drags, village vendors, kids' even ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Spring Art Show (April 21, 2007)
Jan Lawson, featured artist, is shown with her artwork at the Spring Fine Art Show held Saturday at the VFW. The show is sponsored annually by Libby Fine Arts, Inc. New members are welcome, and meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month. ... FULL STORY
Libby Archery Club plans Spring Shoots (April 6, 2007)
3D Shoots in May and June
The Libby Archery Club promotes the sport of archery and bowhunting in south Lincoln County with an emphasis on safety, ethical hunting and family fun. They are affiliated with Montana Bowhunters Association. The club sponsors two 3D shoots a year, a tradi ... FULL STORY
School District votes to sell Historic Libby High School (April 18, 2007)
Building to be remodeled into office suites
The Libby School District Board has passed a resolution to sell the Historic Libby High School. That opens a fourteen day period for protest and challenge of selling in District Court. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) $150,000 for Historic Libby High School (April 13, 2007)
The Libby School District Board has passed a resolution to sell the Historic Libby High School. That opens a fourteen day period for protest and challenge of selling in District Court. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Highway Right-of-Way Clearing (April 20, 2007)
Right-of-way clearing operations are underway along Highway 2 south of Libby near the Schreiber Lake area, in preparation for highway reconstruction. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Golfing Fun (April 12, 2007)
Three of our friendly neighbors from Canada enjoyed Libby's golf course Thursday afternoon. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Middle School Invitational Track Meet (April 15, 2007)
Held Friday at LHS
by Maggie Craig
Libby Middle School held its first-ever large invitational track meet Friday afternoon at Libby High School. Seven teams joined Libby: Eureka, Troy, Noxon, Trout Creek, Thompson Falls, Plains, and Hot Springs. Libby’s team of about 45 sixth, seventh, and eig ... FULL STORY
2 Grizzlies killed by train near Whitefish (April 10, 2007)
Two young male grizzlies were hit and killed by a train early Monday morning about a mile north of Whitefish. The collision occurred along Whitefish Lake on the railroad tracks below Lion Mountain. Montana Fish Wildlife & Park’s (FWP) Grizzly Bear Management ... FULL STORY
Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (April 3, 2007)
Guest article by Alice Hayes, Loveless Realty
Welcome to real estate in Lincoln County. We have the privilege of being longtime residents of a beautiful area in the “last best place”. It is always our pleasure to assist buyers wishing to relocate to our special corner of Montana. ... FULL STORY
Special License Drawing deadlines near (April 6, 2007)
Big game hunting permits & licenses
Applying for special big game hunting permits and licenses is a lot easier these days for the increasing numbers of hunters who use the Internet instead of laboring over a paper application. ... FULL STORY
SuperTag Hunting License Lottery (April 6, 2007)
You could win the hunt of a lifetime for five dollars
Hunters, listen up! You could make a dream hunt a reality by simply purchasing a $5 SuperTag lottery chance in their name. In last year's drawing, three of the five winners of big game hunts purchased only one SuperTag chance. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Still no baseline for safe asbestos levels (April 6, 2007)
How safe is safe?
It has been seven years and we still have not arrived at the starting point. And probably will not until 2010 at the earliest, and more probably 2011. That's when the EPA estimates they will be able to determine what is a safe level of tremolite asbestos. ... FULL STORY
Spring Black Bear Hunting season begins April 15 (April 6, 2007)
Montana’s spring black bear hunting season begins April 15. All spring black bear hunters must purchase their licenses on or before April 14. Licenses purchased after April 14 can only be used for the fall black bear season. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New bike (April 6, 2007)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital
Cristina Duran, of Post Falls, Idaho, got her first ride on the new bike she won at the 2007 St. John’s Lutheran Hospital’s Health Fair. Christina was in town visiting her grandparents Tom and Alvira Jones of Troy. The Bike-Give-A-Way was sponsored by Lincol ... FULL STORY
Bald Eagle cam to be offline briefly (April 6, 2007)
To be taken offline to test bandwidth of the camera
The Libby Dam Bald Eagle webcam will be offline briefly next week in order to run bandwidth tests. Libby Dam apologizes for the inconvenience and will keep the public posted on the results of the test. ... FULL STORY
Libby News Briefs (April 3, 2007)
Funding Cabinet Heights Sewer Project ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Jeans Day (April 3, 2007)
St. John’s Lutheran Hospital participated in the Brain Injury Association of Montana’s (BIAM) Fundraising Jean’s Day, on Friday, March 30th. The hospital employees raised over $250 in support of the BIAM which then donates the profits back to our local Trauma ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Troy Easter Egg Hunt (April 8, 2007)
The Easter bunny was very generous for Troy's annual Easter egg hunt held at Roosevelt Park on Sunday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Last Swim of the Season (April 1, 2007)
Libby Polar Bears Steve Sonju and Rick Klin swam their last official Polar Bear swim of the season Sunday afternoon. Libby Creek was running swift and clear with the water temperature at nearly 44 degrees. ... FULL STORY
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