Libby Montana News - June 2007

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Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (June 30, 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
Free Fishing, Bird Hunting (June 20, 2007)
For Youth, Seniors & Purple Heart Vets
A new law aimed at bringing Montana families together and honoring wounded U.S. military veterans offers some youths, senior citizens, and Purple Heart vets the opportunity to fish, hunt most game birds, for free in Montana. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Logger Days 2007 (June 23, 2007)
Logger Days is all about Libby's logging heritage, and Saturday afternoon was filled with friendly competition in several logging events including the stock saw, pictured here. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wood Pile Fire (June 25, 2007)
Fire danger increasing
Libby firefighters quickly responded to this fire in a wood pile at a residence in Libby on Monday evening, bringing it under control. Fire danger is currently rated as Moderate on the Kootenai National Forest. Wildfires are picking up across the nation as sum ... FULL STORY
Wolf kills calf near Eureka (June 20, 2007)
No wolf removals planned
On Saturday June 15, 2007 a wolf killed a domestic calf in the Pinkham Creek drainage of northwest Montana near Eureka. A Wildlife Services field agent confirmed the depredation on Monday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Digital Mammography Fundraising Campaign kicks off (June 20, 2007)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital in Libby
Over one hundred St. John’s Hospital supporters gathered on June 14th, at the 5th Annual Hospital Society Appreciation dinner, to kick-off the first leg of a two-year fundraising journey that will enable St. John’s to purchase Digital Mammography equipment. T ... FULL STORY
Deadline to propose ice fishing contests nears (June 20, 2007)
Deadline July 1
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials said applications for ice-fishing contests proposed for next winter are due in the Helena FWP office on or before July 1. Applications for contests may be approved, denied or approved with conditions. Conditions placed ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Water Fight Winners (June 21, 2007)
Libby Volunteer Fire Department
Logger Days kicked off Thursday evening with the crowd-pleasing traditional water fight. Libby Volunteer Fire Department members received a plaque from Kootenai Kiwanis member Pam Peppenger for being the winning team in this year's event. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Jackpot Barrel Racing (June 16, 2007)
Deanna Bidwell, owner of Horse N Around Tack & Supply, makes a turn around the barrels with Sass Saturday afternoon at the Roping Arena. This was the second 3D Jackpot Barrel Race of the season. The next race will be held July 7 at noon at the arena. ... FULL STORY
Judge says School Board can sell Historic Libby High School (June 14, 2007)
Denies Gary Huntsberger's petition to stop sale
Judge Michael Prezeau has found in the Libby school board's favor against an action brought by Gary Huntsberger to stop the sale of the Historic Libby High School. ... FULL STORY
City Police Retirement Plan discussed (June 12, 2007)
A retirement program for the City of Libby Police is becoming a growing topic of conversation with the officers and the City Council. ... FULL STORY
Outlaw Inn purchased by Developer Scott (June 11, 2007)
Bryan Scott attempted to buy the historic Libby High School
The developer hoping to renovate the Historic Libby High School into office suites and small retail space has purchased the West Coast Outlaw Inn in Kalispell. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Arenacross (June 10, 2007)
Millpond Track saw some high-flying motocross action Sunday afternoon during Libby's 6th annual Arenacross. Libby's motocross events are sponsored by several area businesses. ... FULL STORY
City votes to match $5000 for Libby Eagle Arch (June 6, 2007)
Libby Mainstreet Program beautification project
The City of Libby, over Councilman Stu Crismore's objection, has joined the Lincoln County Commissioners by providing a matching $5,000 for the construction of an eagle arch over the south portal of Mineral Avenue into downtown Libby. ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam flows to decrease (June 2, 2007)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say they will be decreasing the outflow from Libby Dam beginning Monday, June 4. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Incredi-Bull Riding Blowout (June 9, 2007)
The first Incredi-Bull Riding Blowout was held Saturday evening at J. Neils Memorial Park. The event featured bull riding, miniature bull riding, fireworks, music by 8 Seconds Flat, and plenty of fans. The organizers of the event hope it will become an annual ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Middle School Civil War Days (June 5, 2007)
Libby Middle School eighth grade students participated in a marching competition Tuesday afternoon during Civil War Days, which is a culmination of their studies for the past few weeks about that period of U.S. history. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Heritage Museum Opening 2007 (June 5, 2007)
Charlotte Morain demonstrates beadwork Saturday during the Kootenai Muzzleloaders display and demonstration at the Heritage Museum season opening. The museum is now open through the summer through Nordicfest. Museum hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) KPFL and Youth Soccer Duck Race (June 2, 2007)
Kootenai Pets for Life and Lincoln County Youth Soccer Association volunteers wait to scoop up the incoming ducks during the annual duck race fundraiser on Flower Creek Saturday. ... FULL STORY
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