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Libby Montana News - November 2008

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(37 pictures) Fall Colors 2008 (November 26, 2008)
by Maggie Craig
The beautiful yellows and golds of autumn have faded and the larch and cottonwoods have dropped their needles and leaves. The holidays are upon us and winter weather is closing in. But as a reminder of just how breathtaking northwest Montana can be in the fa ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Diabetes Mini Health Fair (November 23, 2008)
November is National Diabetes Month, and to help the community become aware of diabetes risk factors, St. John's Lutheran Hospital held a Diabetes Mini Health Fair last Thursday. Hospital staff offered free checks of blood pressure, glucose levels, vision, an ... FULL STORY
Doug Roll appointed as Libby Mayor (November 21, 2008)
Replaces Tony Berget
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
The City of Eagles is under new management. ... FULL STORY
Whitetail deer and elk harvest similar to last year in Northwest Montana (November 20, 2008)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
The harvest of white-tailed deer and elk in northwest Montana has pulled about even with last year according to results at the six northwest Montana check stations. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Berget takes office as commissioner (November 20, 2008)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Libby has a new county commissioner but is minus a mayor. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Kootenai River Rhythm (November 20, 2008)
by Kootenai Valley Record
The Kootenai River Rhythm concert on Nov. 8 at the Memorial Center included vocal performances by Julie Meyer, Kathy Ague (backed by bassist Ben Palmer) and siblings Sharon Smith Scott, Tony Smith and Nita Smith. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cibid Lake (November 19, 2008)
A beautiful November morning was reflected in quiet Cibid Lake last week. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mountain Meadows Holiday Open House (November 15, 2008)
Lee Tonner provided the musical entertainment Saturday at Mountain Meadows' annual Holiday Open House. Drawings every half-hour for gifts, free latte samples, free calendars and home-made cookies greeted the steady stream of customers as they shopped for holi ... FULL STORY
Economy woes touch Libby (November 14, 2008)
Semitool and Plum Creek Timber trim their workforce
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
Perhaps the tip of the iceberg of the national economic slowdown, dare call it a recession, is beginning to be felt in Libby. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) State Champs (November 13, 2008)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Members of the state champion Logger soccer team take a victorious ride through Libby last week. The boys won 2-1 in an overtime shootout at Billings Central on Saturday, Nov. 1. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Life in an Iron Lung (November 13, 2008)
Rotary fight against Polio
by Duane Williams, Libby Rotary Club
This iron lung that was on display at Rosauers over the weekend. The local Libby Rotary Club raised $900 in the two days with the community's generous help to combat polio worldwide. This iron lung was found by Rotary in a museum in Miles City. It is travell ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cowboy Music (November 13, 2008)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Cowboy singer and poet T.J. Casey sings a song for students in the after-school program at Libby Middle School last week. Casey worked with kids in the after-school programs in both Libby and Troy, sharing his love of music, poetry and the cowboy culture. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Calling all Christmas Trees (November 13, 2008)
Festival of Trees Dec 12-13
by St. John's Lutheran Hospital
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. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Foundationís 14th Annual Festival of Trees at the Libby Memor ... FULL STORY
Who will be Mayor? (November 10, 2008)
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
With the election of Libby Mayor Tony Berget to the seat of Lincoln County Commissioner, and the expected resignation of current commissioner, Rita Windom, comes the vacancy of the Libby Mayorís chair. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Heritage Museum Holiday Bazaar (November 9, 2008)
Tom Creighton peruses a book from the Libby Writers Group table Saturday at the Heritage Museum's annual Holiday Bazaar. The Bazaar kicks off the holiday shopping season for Libby, and provides the main source of funds for the museum. A variety of quality ar ... FULL STORY
Free Diabetes Mini Health Fair Nov. 20 (November 5, 2008)
At St. John's Lutheran Hospital
by St. John's Lutheran Hospital
November is National Diabetes Month. The American Diabetes Association's (ADA) American Diabetes Month brings to light the fastest growing health care crisis of the 21st century: diabetes. ... FULL STORY
Election Results (November 5, 2008)
Lincoln County, Montana General Election 2008
by LibbyMT.com
(Note: Results are unofficial until official canvas.) ... FULL STORY
Libby High School mock election (November 5, 2008)
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
In a mock election held at the Libby High School, students chose John McCain over Barack Obama for President by a 10 percent lead. They chose Max Baucus, Denny Rehberg, and Brian Schweitzer for their respective posts. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Logger soccer wins state championship (November 4, 2008)
State Class A Boys' Soccer Champs
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The Libby Loggers are state Class A boysí soccer champions after winning 2-1 at Billings Central on Saturday. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Kootenai River Rhythm concert set Nov. 8 (November 4, 2008)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Phyll Minde Mackey, founder and director of the Treasure Tones for 44 years, and vocalist Kathy Ague will be the featured guests at the sixth annual Kootenai River Rhythm performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Memorial Center. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Backyard Moose (November 4, 2008)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Two young moose enjoy a sunny fall day in a backyard in Libby. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Transplanted grizzly hit by train (November 4, 2008)
Along Clark Fork River west of Noxon
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
A 3-year-old female grizzly bear transplanted in July to the Cabinet Mountains is dead after being apparently hit by a train along the Clark Fork River west of Noxon. ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bear news (November 4, 2008)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Grizzly caught near Martin City and moved to Glacier Park ... FULL STORY
NW Montana deer, elk harvest down (November 4, 2008)
Through first week of Big Game Season
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
The deer and elk harvest in northwest Montana is running well below last yearís harvest through the first week of the 2008 big game season. Through November 2, a total of 8,011 hunters passed through the six northwest Montana check stations. These hunters ch ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fred Brown Pavilion Dedication (November 2, 2008)
by Maggie Craig
The Fred Brown Riverfront Pavilion was dedicated Saturday afternoon, honoring former mayor and city councilman Fred Brown's decades of public service and the numerous donors, volunteers and contractors who worked on the structure. A large crowd enjoyed the mu ... FULL STORY
Federal officials reopen public comment on wolf delisting (November 2, 2008)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on its proposal to delist the gray wolf in the northern Rocky Mountains. The comment deadline is Nov. 28. ... FULL STORY
Heritage Museum Holiday Bazaar (November 2, 2008)
by Laurie Mari
The Heritage Museum will be hosting its annual Holiday Bazaar on November 7th & 8th. Festivities begin that Friday from 5 to 8 PM and continue on Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Paint It Pink 2008 (November 1, 2008)
Glacier Bank and St. John's Lutheran Hospital joined forces to promote the second annual Paint It Pink Jeans Day for Early Detection. October is Breast Health Awareness Month, and Paint It Pink Jeans Day is a fundraising event that will benefit women at the l ... FULL STORY
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