Libby Montana News - May 2007

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(1 pictures) MountainJam in Libby August 4 (May 17, 2007)
Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 4th, for the MountainJam concert! The show will headline Kelly Joe Phelps (from Portland, Oregon). Other performers include Broken Valley Road Show (from Montana) and Alan Lane w/Frank Chiaverini (Troy, Montana). Music ... FULL STORY
Griz specialist hired for Cabinet-Yaak MFWP (May 31, 2007)
(Libby) - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has hired a Grizzly Bear Management Specialist for the Cabinet-Yaak ecosystem. Kim Annis, an experienced bear management specialist who completed her masterís degree in bear conflict management, starts in the position ... FULL STORY
Kids' Fishing Day in Troy (May 30, 2007)
June 9
A kids' fishing day has been scheduled in Troy to give young anglers an opportunity to fish and participate in fishing related activities: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Heritage Museum opens June 2 (May 31, 2007)
Displays, Fur Trade Presentation, Ham Radio, National Guard Helicopter, Food
The Heritage Museumís 29th Opening Day celebration will be June 2 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Come and explore Libbyís history and see what made it the place that it is today. ... FULL STORY
Iraq War funding bill passes (May 25, 2007)
Attached provisions to extend the Secure Rural Schools and Communities Self-Determination Act for one year
The U.S. Congress passed an Iraq war funding bill Thursday evening around 8:45 pm. ... FULL STORY
ARD NET recruiting for summer volunteers (May 17, 2007)
Asbestos Related Disease Network
ARD NET, the Asbestos Related Disease Network in Libby, is recruiting for summer volunteers. They are looking for anyone interested in helping their neighbors by doing yard work, mowing lawns, running errands, preparing meals, doing light housekeeping, or assi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Highway Construction (May 24, 2007)
The right-of-way has been cleared, and highway reconstruction has begun on Highway 2 south of Libby near Schreiber Lake. Short delays and short stretches of rough road can currently be expected. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lilypad Lake (May 24, 2007)
The Thompson Chain of Lakes offers a wealth of recreational opportunities for the Memorial Day weekend. This is Lilypad Lake near Happy's Inn. ... FULL STORY
Lincoln County is running short of money (May 25, 2007)
Possible loss of $5.8 million of federal funds
Without the reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Communities Self-Determination Act, the county's budget is going to shrink, and shrink big. To Lincoln County, that is a loss of $5.8 million. ... FULL STORY
Libby Streetscape discussed (May 22, 2007)
Not the grandiose seven-plus million dollar version as originally proposed, but a much scaled down design. A plan that would include better sidewalks, street lighting and street trees. Gone from the plan are moving the Great Northern Depot, an amphitheater on ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Campgrounds open Memorial Day Weekend (May 17, 2007)
Kootenai National Forest
(Libby) Ė Kootenai National Forest campgrounds will officially open for the summer season this Memorial Day weekend at the end of May. ... FULL STORY
(6 pictures) Libby Memorial Day Celebration (May 28, 2007)
Libby held their Memorial Day ceremony at the Libby Cemetery on Monday, May 28th. The ceremony paid respect and honored those who have served and died in the service of our country. Citizens came to observe the ceremony and then to visit the graves of friends ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Dam to increase flows to 20,000 cfs (May 17, 2007)
Then will increase to 25,000 on Tuesday, May 22
Libby Dam will increase Kootenai River flows from 14,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 20,000 cfs beginning at 6:00 am MDT Friday, May 18th, for sturgeon recovery flow augmentation, according to Greg Hoffman, Corps of Engineers Fishery Biologist. Outflow wi ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hospital honors Staff with Service Awards (May 17, 2007)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital
Thirty years of practicing medicine in South Lincoln County hasnít slowed down Dr. Gregory Rice. He still rides his bike 120 miles a week, and to and from the office every day. ... FULL STORY
St. John's Lutheran Hospital ER Recognized (May 14, 2007)
Expert teamwork in ALERT transports
Friday the 13th of April earned its reputation, as a day of misfortune, when St. Johnís Lutheran Hospitalís Emergency Department became the transport hub for three back-to-back-to-back medical air-transports to Kalispell Regional Hospital -- involving two auto ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) St. John's celebrates Babies born in 2006 (May 10, 2007)
As part of their 2007 Hospital Week Celebration, St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital hosted a special party to celebrate the birth of all the babies born at St. Johnís in 2006. Over 45 moms, dads, grandparents, siblings and friends celebrated with the birthday boys ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kiwanis Family Day in the Park (May 19, 2007)
The Balloon Man, bike rodeo, food, games and fun were all to be found at the Kiwanis Family Day in the Park Saturday afternoon at Firemen's Park. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Airport (May 16, 2007)
This tower was used in the opening and ending firefighting scenes of Steven Spielberg's 1989 movie, "Always", starring Richard Dreyfuss and Holly Hunter. (Readers have corrected us that this tower was built specifically for the movie. "It did not exist prior. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) STOKR Sunday (May 13, 2007)
STOKR 2007 began Saturday morning with a record-setting 400 riders, all supporting Kootenai Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity. Riders enjoyed beautiful sunny skies and 70 degree plus temperatures. A storm moved in for Sunday's ride, bringing rain showers fo ... FULL STORY
Huntsberger files to prevent sale of Libby High School (May 7, 2007)
by KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
Gary Huntsberger has filed a petition in 19th District Court seeking to prevent the Libby School District from selling the Historic Libby High School to developer Scott Holdings. ... FULL STORY
(44 pictures) STOKR 2007: Photo Gallery (May 13, 2007)
Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River Bike Ride, May 12-13, 2007
by Maggie Craig and Dawn Ballou, LibbyMT.com
Editor's Note: Organizers asked us to post this LOST & FOUND: ... FULL STORY
STOKR Riders: last minute info (May 9, 2007)
Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike ride May 12-13 in Libby
STOKR Riders: Organizer Susie Rice asked us to pass on this last minute reminder info to bikers coming to Libby this weekend for the STOKR bike ride. ... FULL STORY
STOKR forecast is Partly Cloudy and in the 70's (May 9, 2007)
The weather looks like it is going to be super for STOKR weekend! Hereís the forecast from the National Weather Service out of Missoula. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) STOKR (May 9, 2007)
These bicyclists took Saturday's Lake Creek loop during last year's STOKR. The Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River is a fund-raising event for Kootenai Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity. This year's house will be the Partners' seventh home constructed in Lib ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hospital Jeans Day Takes Off for Wings (May 5, 2007)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital kicked off the annual WINGs Week 2007 by holding a "Jeans Day" fundraiser for the cancer assistance organization. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Archery Club 3D Shoot (May 5, 2007)
Participants wait their turn Saturday at the Libby Archery Club's annual 3D Archery Shoot at Fawn Creek campground. ... FULL STORY
Libby School Board election May 8 (May 5, 2007)
At Asa Wood School
Voters will be filling two three-years term Board of Trustees seats. Jim England, long time board member, has chosen not to run for re-election. Jerry Frament, who is a former board member, and Tracy Comeau were appointed to fill vacant seats, and must now ru ... FULL STORY
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