Libby Montana News - July 2010

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(2 pictures) 1950s Libby High School class reunion July 30-31 (July 29, 2010)
Classmates remember watercolor artist Barbara Brooks
by Kootenai Valley Record
A 1959 Libby High School graduate who went on to a successful career as a watercolor artist in Canada’s Jasper National Park will be honored by former classmates during this weekend’s all-1950s LHS class reunion. ... FULL STORY
(36 pictures) Hike to Northwest Peak Lookout (July 28, 2010)
by Trail report by Bob Hosea
Bob Hosea hiked with friend, Tom Horelick, to Northwest Peak Lookout in the Yaak on Sunday, July 25th. Below is his trail report. He didn't do a video for this hike because last week he dropped his camera in Fish lakes and it isn't working 100% yet. He expects ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam recreation (July 28, 2010)
Kootenai River and Lake Koocanusa condition update
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Libby Dam
Outflow from Libby Dam is 7,000 cubic feet per second (7 kcfs) and will remain at 7 kcfs through the rest of the August. Current release water temperature is in the mid-50’s. ... FULL STORY
U Serve Libby, Inc. partners with Pepsi Refresh Project on Tennis Courts (Original post July 28, 2010 | Updated August 8, 2010)
by U Serve Libby, Inc
Editor's Note: Here is a better website address to use for the voting: refresheverything.com/libbytenniscourts ... FULL STORY
Female Grizzly moved to the Cabinet Mountains (July 28, 2010)
2nd bear in two weeks relocated to Libby area mountains
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
A 3-4 year-old female grizzly was released in the Cabinet Mountains on Sunday, July 25 as part of the program to augment the grizzly bear population in the Cabinet-Yaak ecosystem. ... FULL STORY
Tester bill aimed to repay medical specialists loan repayments (July 28, 2010)
Tester bill aimed to repay medical specialists loan repayments
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Good news could be coming for the Libby area medical community. Jon Tester told KLCB that on Monday, July 26, he would drop a bill into the Senate Health Committee that will allow the National Health Services Corps to pay medical specialists loan repayments wh ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lemonade on the Lawn (July 22, 2010)
At the Libby Library
Ann Mason and Lee Tonner entertain at Wednesday's Lemonade on the Lawn at the Libby Library. This is the sixteenth season of Lemonade on the Lawn during June and July at the library. Free lemonade is provided and lunch is available for purchase, provided by ... FULL STORY
Blues festival coming up Aug. 13-14 (July 21, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Libby’s second annual Riverfront Blues Festival is coming up on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 13-14, with top bands from around the Northwest scheduled for the expanded two-day event. ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam Summer Recreation (July 21, 2010)
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Libby Dam
Outflow from Libby Dam will remain at 7,000 cubic feet per second through the rest of the August. Current release water temperature is in the low 50’s. ... FULL STORY
Playing for Fundsies Golf Tournament July 31 (July 20, 2010)
Fundriser for St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
The 18th Annual St. John’s Lutheran Hospital Foundation "Playing for Fundsies" Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 31st at Cabinet View Country Club in Libby. 9-hole Best ball Scramble, 9:00 am shotgun start. ... FULL STORY
International Paper drills water quality monitoring wells (July 20, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
International Paper is drilling 20 plus additional sampling wells around the city to determine if the creosote pollution plume in the Libby aquifer is migrating. ... FULL STORY
Whitefish Range Grizzly moved to Cabinets to augment population (July 20, 2010)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
A 249-pound, sub-adult male grizzly bear was relocated yesterday to the Hiatt Creek drainage, above Spar Lake in the West Cabinet Mountains south of Troy. The 4-year old male grizzly was captured on July 17 near Coal Creek in the Whitefish Range on the Flathe ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) Little Spar Lake hike (July 16, 2010)
Bob Hosea trip notes
Bob Hosea and his son, Chase, took a hike to Little Spar Lake on Wednesday, July 7th. Below are his trip notes. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Riverfront Park improvements moving ahead (July 15, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The first step in a project to greatly expand and improve Libby’s Riverfront Park could be taken this summer if the Montana Department of Transportation gives the city the green light to relocate City Service Road. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Council Oks archery ban (July 15, 2010)
No hunting in city limits, but practice allowed
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Libby City Council voted last week to enact an ordinance banning archery hunting within city limits. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Can you see me now? (July 10, 2010)
Deer fawns are out in abundance right now, and of course, their spots help camouflage them against predators. If you see a doe crossing the road, be advised that the fawn may follow a few seconds later, so slow down and give the fawns a chance to get across t ... FULL STORY
Yaak Wilderness Music Festival (July 10, 2010)
Saturday, July 31
by Yaak Valley Forest Council
The Yaak Wilderness Music Festival, sponsored by the Yaak Valley Forest Council, will be held Saturday, July 31, at Turner Mountain Ski Area (approximately 20 miles northwest of Highway 37 on Pipe Creek Road). Music will be provided by: ... FULL STORY
Fatal accident claims Idaho woman (July 9, 2010)
Tree falls on hiker
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Diane Triplett, from Post Falls, Idaho, died from injuries resulting from a tree 10 inches in diameter falling and striking her in the upper body. July 4th, about 4:00 p.m., Lincoln County Sheriff's Department received a call of a female that had been struck b ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Quilts on display at the Heritage Museum (July 8, 2010)
Through the month of July
by Laurie Mari
The Kootenai Valley Quilt Guild has filled the Tower Gallery at the Heritage Museum with gorgeous quilts of all sizes and patterns. This display by our talented local quilters will be in the gallery for the month of July. Quilts make another showing on the mai ... FULL STORY
(31 pictures) Troy 4th of July Parade (July 4, 2010 l Photos added July 14, 2010)
Troy held its annual 4th of July parade Sunday, the first of many events scheduled for the day. Roosevelt Park was the site afterward for food and craft vendors, 3-on-3 basketball, car show, music, kids' games, a powered parachute demonstration, tug-of-war co ... FULL STORY
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