Libby Montana News - September 2007

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(1 pictures) Highway 2 Reconstruction (September 22, 2007)
Paving has been completed on the reconstructed section of Highway 2 South near Schreiber Lake. Construction activities can still be expected, however, including guardrail installation, chip sealing and right-of-way reclamation. ... FULL STORY
Diabetes Health Fair in Kalispell (September 28, 2007)
Don't Miss the Bus!
St. John’s diabetes support group is sponsoring a bus to the national conference on Diabetes: Take Control of your Diabetes (TCOYD) conference & health fair at the Outlaw Inn in Kalispell, Saturday, October 20th. The conference brings national, as well as loc ... FULL STORY
Fishing Contests Approved for 2007-2008 Ice Fishing Derbies (September 23, 2007)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has approved the following ice fishing contests for winter 2007-2008. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Details on the proposed contests are on the FWP web site at ww ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) School Backpack Weigh-In at Libby Middle School (September 28, 2007)
10 teenagers in 1 vehicle hit tree (September 24, 2007)
Ten teenagers in one vehicle collided with one tree early Saturday morning about 1 am. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Middle Thompson Fishing (September 22, 2007)
A fisherman takes advantage of beautiful fall weather Saturday morning on Middle Thompson Lake. ... FULL STORY
Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (September 20, 2007)
Guest article by Alice Hayes, Loveless Realty
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
Fire Restrictions Lifted in NW Montana (September 20, 2007)
Fire restrictions in Northwest Montana have been lifted. This includes all lands in Northwest Montana within Flathead and Lincoln Counties, plus that portion of Lake County outside of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Lands, plus all lands administe ... FULL STORY
Historic Libby High School to be sold to Developer Eric Berry (September 20, 2007)
School Board votes unanimously for sale
by KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
The Libby School Board has voted unanimously to sell the Historic Libby High School to Kalispell developer Eric Berry. Berry had presented the board with a buy-sell agreement to purchase the structure for $150-thousand dollars. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hospital Recognizes Pulmonary Rehabilitation Volunteer (September 20, 2007)
Red Munsel
St. John’s CEO Bill Patten and Robert O’Rourke, OT and Manager of the Respiratory Therapy Department at St. John’s, honored Red Munsel for his dedication and contribution to one of the newer programs at the hospital. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kootenai Kiwanis Demolition Derby (September 16, 2007)
Byron O'Bleness of Libby (left) emerged the winner in the main heat of the Kootenai Kiwanis demolition derby held Sunday. Tony Adams from Pablo was 2nd and John Adams from Pablo was 3rd. The derby was held at a new location this year, the MillPond Motocross Tr ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rotary Club Breakfast (September 15, 2007)
The Rotary Club sponsored a community pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday morning at Fireman's Park. The event was free, but any donations taken were to be given to the Food Pantry. ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam Kootenai River Flow Decreases (September 12, 2007)
Libby will decrease outflow 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) per day Friday, Saturday and Sunday (September 14, 15, 16). The ramp downs will take place in two steps of 500 cfs at 2200 and 2300 hours (11:00 PM Pacific Time) on those days. Project releases wi ... FULL STORY
Baucus tells BP Execs: Halt Coalbed Methane plans (September 10, 2007)
Montana Senator tells Energy Chiefs to expect fight; Wants public meetings in Kalispell on proposed coalbed methane plans
Senator Max Baucus news release ... FULL STORY
Bear Pepper Spray is for all Seasons (September 9, 2007)
Be Bear Aware
With fewer natural food choices available for bears this fall due to the summer's drought and fire, people in the outdoors need to be alert for bear activity and equipped with bear pepper spray into early winter when Montana's black and grizzly bears hibernate ... FULL STORY
Early Season Hunting Reminders (September 9, 2007)
Fire Restrictions return to Stage I in NW Montana (September 13, 2007)
Effective Monday, September 17
Fire restrictions in Northwest Montana will change from Stage II to Stage I on Monday, September 17 due to predicted cooler temperatures, higher humidities, and potential moisture after the weekend. This includes all lands in Northwest Montana within Flathead ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Middle Thompson Sunrise (September 13, 2007)
Dee Teske took this beautiful picture recently of a sunrise on Middle Thompson Lake. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kootenai Kiwanis Demolition Derby to be Held Sunday (September 13, 2007)
New Location: MillPond Motocross Track
The Kootenai Kiwanis are hosting their annual demolition derby this Sunday at a new location, MillPond Motocross Track at the Kootenai Business Park (old Stimson Mill site). The action begins at 1:00 p.m. Cars must be in the pit by 10:00 a.m. There will also ... FULL STORY
Ineligible player causes Logger game forfeiture (September 10, 2007)
MHSA orders forfeiture of two Libby High School football games
The Libby Loggers have been ordered to forfeit two football games because an ineligible freshman was allowed to play. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Coordinator Positions at St. John's Lutheran Hospital (September 6, 2007)
In an effort to improve the patient experience, St. ... FULL STORY
(35 pictures) Nordicfest 2007 (September 9, 2007)
The 2007 Libby Nordicfest was held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 7-9. Nordicfest seemed a bit smaller than in years past, but the mood was still festive for Libby's 23rd annual celebration of Scandinavian culture. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Preparing for the Fjord Horse Show (September 6, 2007)
Woody Hoopes from Monroe, Washington, practices commands with his three Fjord horses Thursday afternoon in preparation for the Fjord horse show to be held in conjunction with Nordicfest. Woody and his wife have been attending the horse show for 12 years. ... FULL STORY
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