Libby Montana News - October 2007

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(1 pictures) Calling all Christmas Trees! (October 31, 2007)
SJLH Festival of Trees
Business owners, local merchants, organizations, individuals and families are encouraged to promote their cause this holiday season by displaying a decorated tree at the St. John’s Lutheran Hospital Foundation’s 13th Annual Festival of Trees at the Libby Memor ... FULL STORY
Pipe Creek Road to receive improvements (October 31, 2007)
Currently planned for 2012
A major section of the Pipe Creek Road will be getting a face lift. But not until 2012. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rotary Club of Libby distributes dictionaries (October 31, 2007)
A dictionary can help third graders in Libby improve their understanding and use of language. ... FULL STORY
Northwest Montana Deer and Elk Harvest Average (October 29, 2007)
Through First Week of Big Game Season
The deer and elk harvest in northwest Montana is running about average through the first week of the big game season. Through October 28, a total of 8,377 hunters passed through the six northwest Montana check stations. These hunters checked 512 whitetail de ... FULL STORY
MRSA: What you should know (October 28, 2007)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital Information Bulletin
With the recent news media stories about the increase in a “new infection,” Methacillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), many people in our local community may want to have more information. The purpose of this brief article is to provide basic informa ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Polar Bears Take First Swim of the Season (October 28, 2007)
Libby Polar Bears Rick Klin (left) and Dan McLaury relax in Libby Creek Sunday afternoon during the first Polar Bear swim of the season. Not pictured is Steve Sonju, who made a speedier exit from the creek. Air and water temperatures were both about 47 degrees ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Happy Halloween! (October 31, 2007)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital employees conducted a costume and pumpkin carving contest for Halloween, and it seems the hospital employees are very creative. The pumpkins were being displayed in the main hall of the hospital Wednesday. Happy Halloween! ... FULL STORY
Hunting opener about average in Northwest Montana (October 28, 2007)
Hunters took to the field across northwest Montana for the opener of the general deer and elk season. At the six northwest Montana check stations, a total of 2,958 hunters checked 185 white-tailed deer, 21 mule deer, and 30 elk for an 8 percent rate of hunter ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Paint it Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness (October 26, 2007)
Community members and area employees "Paint it Pink" Friday for breast health awareness, sponsored by Glacier Bank and St. John's Lutheran Hospital. Funds raised by the community will be used to help bring digital mammography to the Imaging Department at St. J ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Asa Wood's Red Ribbon Week (October 26, 2007)
Asa Wood students release red balloons Friday afternoon to culminate a week of drug awareness. The students learn about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, and how to "just say no" to drugs. ... FULL STORY
Sylvanite School to close (October 15, 2007)
A 110-year tradition of education is coming to an end. The Sylvanite School will be closing. The rural school has been providing education to Yaak area elementary students since 1897. In a meeting with County Commissioners, Ron Higgins, County Superintenden ... FULL STORY
Eureka animal control uncertain (October 15, 2007)
Animal control in the Eureka area was again on the Commissioner’s agenda. In January, animal control personnel in Eureka became unable to handle the job due to medical problems. Since that time, the area has been handled by Libby personnel. A proposal has b ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) MRI technology celebrates first anniversary (October 15, 2007)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital
October 12th marked one year since St. John’s Hospital added MRI Technology to their list of imaging services. “It is a monumental task to bring a new imaging modality to a small rural hospital, let alone something as extensive as an MRI,” commented David Bro ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Soccer Victory (October 20, 2007)
Libby soccer fans surround team captain Matt Wickstrom as they celebrate the Logger victory over Columbia Falls in Saturday's semi-final playoff game. The Loggers won the shootout 4-3 following a 2-2 tie. Libby heads to Whitefish next Saturday for the state ch ... FULL STORY
(11 pictures) Scenic Libby Area Photos (October 24, 2007)
by Mitch McMillan
Mitch McMillan sent in these beautiful photos of Kootenai Falls, Bull River and Rock Creek. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall Colors (October 17, 2007)
The colors of fall stood out last week along Libby Creek. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) The Caveman of the Clark Fork is coming to Libby! (October 8, 2007)
October 20, Little Theatre
Have you ever been to Heron, Montana?? Do you even know how to find Heron?? Well, you’re not alone! I’ll give you some clues. ... FULL STORY
Libby Creek Adit comment period extended (October 10, 2007)
Libby, Mont. – The comment period for the Libby Creek Adit has been extended to October 19, 2007. Comments received or postmarked by that date will be accepted. Submit comments to Malcolm Edwards, District Ranger, 12557 Highway 37, Libby, Montana 59923. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Colorful October in the Yaak (October 10, 2007)
A horse grazes amid fall colors in the Yaak Wednesday afternoon. The cottonwood and aspen are displaying a glorious burst of color right now, with the larch not far behind. ... FULL STORY
Physician Assistant Week at St. John's (October 10, 2007)
October 6-12 is Physician Assistant Week, and St. John’s is saying thank you to those that work so hard to help keep our community in good health! ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pamida supports digital mammography campaign (October 10, 2007)
Marion Craig, Manager of Pamida, and Corinne Bergmann, Community Relations Specialist with Pamida, present St. John’s Lutheran Hospital Foundation board member, Amy Bennett, with a $500 donation in support of their Digital Mammography Campaign. “At Pamida, co ... FULL STORY
2007 Big Game Hunting Outlook (October 8, 2007)
2007 Elk Hunting Outlook ... FULL STORY
Hunger is Driving Montana's Bears to New Places (October 8, 2007)
Montana's bears are appearing in new places and seeking out new sources of food after an extremely dry summer and shortened berry season. Recent callers to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offices around the state are reporting numerous signs of bears in rural a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Farmer's Market Ends for Season (October 4, 2007)
The last Farmer's Market of the season was held Thursday afternoon. There was definitely the look and feel of fall in the air, as the current daytime temperatures have recently been in the 50's. Low temperatures are predicted to hit around the freezing mark fo ... FULL STORY
Public Meeting Scheduled for Libby Creek Adit (October 4, 2007)
October 9
Libby, Mont. – The Kootenai National Forest will be hosting an informational meeting to discuss the proposed Libby Creek Adit at the Supervisor’s Office in Libby on October 9, 2007, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Officials from the Kootenai Forest and Montanore will b ... FULL STORY
Kootenai NF Releases SOPA (October 4, 2007)
Schedule of Proposed Actions
The Kootenai National Forest has released its latest edition of SOPA (Schedule of Proposed Actions). The SOPA contains a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. The schedule shows the proje ... FULL STORY
Libby City Council hears funding requests (October 4, 2007)
It was a parade of people and groups with their hands out wanting money from the City of Libby at the City Council meeting. Many of whom do not live within the Libby City limits, and do not pay City taxes. Wanting money for tennis courts. Wanting the City to ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) St. John's Hospice Raffle Winner (October 4, 2007)
Libby resident Bernice Yahvah (right), was the lucky winner in the recent drawing for a hand quilted lighthouse wall hanging by Jan Sanderson (left). Sanderson crafted the quilt as a “Thank You” to St. John’s Hospice, in appreciation of the care given her lat ... FULL STORY
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