Libby Montana News - November 2007

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(1 pictures) A Magical Musical Christmas (November 21, 2007)
Montana Wonder Theater
by Kim Drake, Montana Wonder Theater
The Montana Wonder Theater is proud to present “A Magical Musical Christmas.” This ninety minute program is first class entertainment for the entire family! Duane, Mary and their crew put on a performance that is second to none. They will astonish, make you la ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SJLH Festival of Trees (November 29, 2007)
December 7-8
by St. John's Lutheran Hospital
The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to celebrate in community style. The 13th annual St. John’s Lutheran Hospital’s Festival of Trees will be held December 7-8 bringing Holiday Dazzle to the communities of Libby and Troy. This event has become an ann ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Turner Mountain Fun Night (November 21, 2007)
December 8
by Bruce Zwang, Turner Ski Area
Kick off the ski season at the Turner Mountain Fun Night! The event begins at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, December 8, at the Red Dog Saloon. Enjoy pizza, salad and beverages for $20 per person. There will be door prizes, raffles, and movies. Come join the fun! ... FULL STORY
Lincoln County Board of Health Receives Funding (November 29, 2007)
$1.5 million from Health and Human Services
by KLCB Libby News Radio
Governor Brian Schweitzer was in Libby Wednesday with an early Christmas gift to the community. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby's First Snowstorm of Season (November 27, 2007)
A young deer passes through a snowy yard Tuesday afternoon on Parmenter Hill. Monday night's storm brought about six inches of snow to Libby. ... FULL STORY
Big game season finishes strong in northwest Montana (November 27, 2007)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Results at the six northwest Montana check stations indicated that the 2007 big game season ended on a strong note for deer hunters. “The weather finally cooperated over the Thanksgiving weekend and provided better conditions for hunters,” said FWP Wildlife Ma ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam to increase flows (November 26, 2007)
Through Friday
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Libby Dam will be increasing flows Tuesday morning and will operate between 15,000 and 20,000 cfs from Tuesday through Friday. Daily average flows will be about 14.8 kcfs Tuesday and about 16.3 kcfs Wednesday through Friday. ... FULL STORY
Libby Mayor Tony Berget in Accident (November 26, 2007)
Loses right eye
by KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
Libby Mayor Tony Berget was involved in a work related accident Saturday, November 17. Berget was attempting to remove a pump from a well in the Yaak. The rope holding the pump broke and the rope rebounded with full force hitting Berget's right eye. Berget ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter Weather (November 25, 2007)
This snowy shot from last week south of Libby is a preview of more to come. This week's weather forecast calls for a good chance of snow with colder temperatures. Winter weather has arrived. ... FULL STORY
Northwest Montana deer harvest now on pace with last year (November 21, 2007)
Through Week 4
by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
According to results at the six northwest Montana check stations, whitetailed deer and mule deer harvest through November 18 is nearly identical to last year at the same point in the hunting season. A total of 19,580 hunters have taken 1,219 whitetails (662 o ... FULL STORY
Public-Private partnership conserves 655 acres next to Bull River Wildlife Management Area (November 21, 2007)
Addition provides critical habitat for endangered and threatened species
by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Wildlife in northwestern Montana have more room to roam as a result of a public-private partnership to protect valuable conservation lands near Bull Lake. The Plum Creek Timber Company, Revett Minerals, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and The Conservation Fun ... FULL STORY
Heavy Snow Warning Now in Effect (November 26, 2007)
Winter Storm Watch Canceled
by National Weather Service
(Missoula) - The National Weather Service in Missoula has now issued a heavy snow warning in effect from 9:00 p.m. Monday evening to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday above 3500 feet. ... FULL STORY
Final numbers in on Paint It Pink Jeans Day (November 18, 2007)
Community Fundraiser for Breast Health Awareness
by St. John's Lutheran Hospital
The first annual Paint It Pink Community Fundraiser for Breast Health Awareness was a total success. Over 39 businesses and hundreds of individuals participated in the jeans day event raising over $4,000. “We would have reported sooner, but the dollars just ... FULL STORY
Winter Storm Watch in Effect (November 25, 2007)
Monday and Tuesday
by National Weather Service
(Missoula) - The National Weather Service in Missoula advises that a vigorous winter storm system is expected to move into western Montana Monday afternoon. Heavy snow is possible in mountain locations with lighter amounts possible in the valleys. The snow w ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Happy Thanksgiving! (November 22, 2007)
(1 pictures) Holiday Craft Show (November 17, 2007)
There was a craft show and open house circuit Saturday in Libby for holiday shoppers. A craft show was held at the VFW, shown, and open houses at Libby Floral, Country Potting Shed, and Sue Bee's Quilting. More craft shows are scheduled: in Troy on December 1 ... FULL STORY
Snowmobile Safety Instructor workshop set for December 1-2 in Libby (November 7, 2007)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials said training sessions for snowmobile safety instructors and trail groomers are set for Dec. 1-2 in Libby, at the Lincoln County Campus, beginning at 10 a.m. ... FULL STORY
Hunters urged to help protect Montana's wild elk and deer from CWD (November 18, 2007)
Recent chronic wasting disease test results in Wyoming indicate that CWD is moving closer to Montana. In one case, a white-tailed deer near Lovell, Wyo., about 25 miles from the Montana border, was found to have CWD. ... FULL STORY
Water releases from Libby Dam to increase (November 18, 2007)
River conditions could change quickly
Seattle -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be increasing water releases from Libby Dam in Montana beginning in November or December as the project begins its draft for flood risk management. ... FULL STORY
Crash Victims Identified (November 19, 2007)
The Montana Highway Patrol has released the names of a man and woman killed in last Wednesday's single vehicle crash south of Libby on Highway 2. ... FULL STORY
Heavy Snow Warning (November 19, 2007)
In effect until 5:00 p.m. Monday
The National Weather Service out of Missoula has issued a heavy snow warning that remains in effect until 5:00 Monday afternoon south of Highway 2. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mountain Meadows Open House (November 10, 2007)
Mountain Meadows held its annual Open House Saturday, with unique gifts galore on display. Area merchants are preparing for the holidays, with more open houses and craft shows coming up in the next few weeks. It's time to start that Christmas shopping! ... FULL STORY
Hunter numbers up, whitetail harvest down in northwest Montana (November 7, 2007)
Hunter numbers are up ten percent but whitetail deer harvest is down about six percent as compared to last year at the six northwest Montana check stations through November 4. According to Wildlife Manager Jim Williams the mild weather has likely held down the ... FULL STORY
Fish, Wildlife and Parks makes decision on Young Creek (November 7, 2007)
Environmental Assessment completed on fish screen project
Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, has completed environmental assessment (EA) for the purpose of reducing fish loss on the Young Creek irrigation diversion by installing an effective fish screen. ... FULL STORY
Hunters are asked to report signs of wolves (November 7, 2007)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks requests that hunters report any sightings or signs of wolves. A gray wolf is about 2.5 feet tall, 5-6 feet long, and weighs between 70-120 pounds. Wolves have a broad snout, round ears and fur ranging from gray, black or tan to ... FULL STORY
(20 pictures) Libby Loggers Football (November 3, 2007)
The Libby Loggers came out fighting in the second half of the game against the Sidney Eagles Saturday afternoon at Logger Stadium. The Loggers emerged victorious at 47-26, but both teams deserve credit for a game well played. The Loggers move on to semi-final ... FULL STORY
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