Libby Montana News - January 2010

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(1 pictures) January Snowpack (January 31, 2010)
It looked a little more like January Sunday morning, with a couple inches of new snow on the ground in south Lincoln county. A daytime temperature in the 30s, however, had it back to looking more like March than January. The Kootenai Basin snowpack for the m ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Libby Logger Basketball (January 24, 2010)
The Libby Loggers boys and girls basketball teams traveled to Glacier High School Saturday to play the Class AA Wolfpack in nonconference games. The Lady Loggers lost 27-49 while the Loggers lost 41-65, although both teams played hard. The girls play in Eure ... FULL STORY
Libby Nordicfest gets new life (January 18, 2010)
Volunteers pitch in to help with annual event
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
Nordicfest will survive, at least for one more year, according to Nodicfest Preident Lisa Oedewaldt. ... FULL STORY
Hammons appointed to fill city administrator position (January 18, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
The City of Libby has a new City Administrator. ... FULL STORY
Two Rivers Rendezvous to be held August 13-15, 2010 (January 18, 2010)
An annual gathering of modern day mountain men
Two Rivers Rendezvous will be held on August 13-15, 2010. The dates were changed due to difficulty securing the Fawn Creek Campground site. The event typically takes place in July. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Rep. Denny Rehberg in Libby (January 17, 2010)
For wilderness bill comments
by Maggie Craig
U.S. Representative Denny Rehberg visited Libby Saturday afternoon for a 1½ hour "listening session" regarding Senator Jon Tester’s Forest Jobs and Recreation Act. After a brief introductory background regarding his political history, Rep. Rehberg opened the ... FULL STORY
(18 pictures) Libby Middle School Festival of Nations (January 16, 2010)
Libby Middle School held its annual Festival of Nations Friday afternoon in the middle school gym. The festival culminates the research of a country chosen by each seventh-grade student. The students research their country, write a report, create a colorful ... FULL STORY
Libby plans to install two traffic cameras (January 15, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
According to Mayor Doug Roll, addressing the Libby Area Chamber of Commerce with the annual State of the City address, Roll said the City is planning two very high resolution traffic cameras. one at the north end of Mineral Avenue and one at the South end. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Wolf attack claims cow at McGinnis Meadows (January 15, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
For the 15 years the Jean and Jan Bourdeau have lived at McGinnis Meadows, wolves have always been a part of life. ... FULL STORY
Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (January 12, 2010)
Guest article by Alice L. 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
EPA Administrator outlines priorities for future (January 12, 2010)
Includes commitment to accelerate Superfund program to help communities like Libby
by Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Lisa P. Jackson, sent out a Memorandum to all EPA employees on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, outlining seven key themes the agency will focus on for 2010 and the future. Below is a copy of that Memoradum, which was d ... FULL STORY
Hunting Regulations Meeting (January 12, 2010)
January 16 in Kalispell
by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will hold a northwest Montana hearing on the 2010-2011 tentative hunting regulations at the Red Lion Hotel, Kalispell Center Mall, on Saturday, January 16, 2010. Other informational meetings may be scheduled in other towns, but t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Spinning Squares (January 12, 2010)
Libby's Spinning Squares square dance club held their "Cabin Fever Beach Party" dance at the Kootenai Valley Christian School gym Saturday evening. The club holds dances the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Plus is at 7:00 p.m. and Mainstream is fro ... FULL STORY
Libby City Council news (January 8, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
New city council members, a police chief, and a new police officer were sworn Monday at the city council's first meeting of the New Year. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Local Guard unit arrives back home (January 7, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Amid New Year’s fireworks and falling snow, local members of the Montana Army National Guard’s 639th Quartermaster Company arrived home in Libby a few minutes after midnight on Jan. 1. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Nordicfest in jeopardy (January 7, 2010)
Volunteers sought to keep celebration alive
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Libby’s Nordicfest organization is looking for a few good volunteers to save the annual festival from disappearing after a 25-year run. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lady Loggers Basketball (January 5, 2010)
The Libby Lady Loggers end a timeout with Coach Jim May last Saturday during a non-conference game with Eureka. The Logger boys have a home game Thursday vs. Columbia Falls, while the Lady Loggers travel to Columbia Falls Friday. Both teams play Saturday at h ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) National Guard Unit Returns Home (January 1, 2010)
The Montana Army National Guard's 639th Quartermaster Company arrived in Helena Thursday, in time to celebrate the new year at home. The unit has been stationed in Baghdad, Iraq, for nearly a year, running the country's largest fuel farm. The approximately 1 ... FULL STORY
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