Libby Montana News - August 2010

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Flag Desecration (August 31, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Between 3:30 Sunday afternoon and 10am Monday, August 30th, someone placed pieces of an American Flag in the gas filler tubes of at least two vehicles and lit them on fire. The incident took place at the former red auction barn next to the Antlers Restaurant ... FULL STORY
Fire claims two victims in Libby (August 31, 2010)
Ted and Swanie Hardgrove found in suspicious fire
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
A Saturday morning fire leveled the home of Ted and Swanie Hardgrove. The fire, at about 11am Saturday morning, was reported by neighbors in the Bobtail area of Libby. Two bodies were found in the fire. They were sent to the State Crime Lab in Missoula for ide ... FULL STORY
(32 pictures) Snowshoe Lakes (August 28, 2010)
by Maggie Craig
A short hike into the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness Area with some mining history attached to it is the trail to Snowshoe Lakes above the old Snowshoe Mine. The tailings area of Snowshoe Creek has been reclaimed, and the road is now drivable to the trailhead. ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) Geiger lakes, Carney Peak and Lost Buck Pass hike (August 23, 2010)
Trail report by Bob Hosea
by LibbyMT.com
Bob Hosea took another trip to Geiger Lakes in the Cabinet Mountains recently. Even though he did this hike earlier in the year, he wanted to go back up to redo the photos from Lost Buck Pass. "Last September when I was at Lost Buck Pass there was a lot of smo ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) ĎPlaying for Fundsiesí Golf Tournament raises funds for new Libby hospital (August 23, 2010)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
LIBBY - Even with the eminent rain and a wet playing field, golfers showed up in full force for the 18th Annual St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Foundationís Playing For Fundsies Golf Tournament held at Cabinet View Country Club on Saturday, July 31, 2010. Once a ... FULL STORY
Fishing Regulations changes proposed for Northwest Montana (August 23, 2010)
30 days public comment period through September 6th
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Fishing regulations are set every 4 years; the next major overhaul will be in 2012. However, regulations can be changed in interim years for clarification or conservation purposes. The following regulations were tentatively adopted by the Montana Fish, Wildlif ... FULL STORY
(62 pictures) Ignite the Nites 2010 (August 22, 2010)
Once again Libby's Igniters Car Club has sponsored a spectacular car show and all its accompaniments...poker run, cruisin' the gut, flame throwing contest, burnout contest and more. Saturday's weather was perfect...not too hot as in past years, and the slight ... FULL STORY
Wisconsin man identified as train fall victim (August 20, 2010)
Body found next to railroad tracks near Troy
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
TROY - The body found next to the railroad tracks west of Troy Wednesday afternoon has been identified as Agostinho Carlos Sadi, 51, of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Lincoln County Sheriffís detectives were able to determine that Sadi had been a passenger of the West ... FULL STORY
Libby City Council news updates (August 20, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
LIBBY - The Libby City Council has reversed themselves on a couple decisions. ... FULL STORY
Hunter Education classes scheduled for Trego and Eureka (August 20, 2010)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
EUREKA - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will be offering Hunter Education classes in Trego and Eureka during September. In order to take Hunter Education, students should be 12 years old or older. Children 11 years old may take the class if they turn 12 during ... FULL STORY
St. Johnís passes State inspection with no deficiencies (August 20, 2010)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
LIBBY Ė St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital is proud to announce that on July 8, 2010, they passed a surprise state inspection with zero deficiencies. ... FULL STORY
New Asthma Education Program (August 18, 2010)
At St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Rehabilitation Department
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
LIBBY Ė St. Johnís Lutheran Hospitalís Rehabilitation Department has expanded its services once again. This time, to provide local people with asthma the resources necessary to better control their disease. ... FULL STORY
2010 Montana Hunting News (August 17, 2010)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has posted information online about the 2010 hunting season. News relates to upland game bird hunting, bow hunting, black bear hunting, early migratory bird hunting, public hunting access to private land, and general information ... FULL STORY
St. Johnís Hospital Community Health Survey (August 17, 2010)
Please voice your opinions
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
LIBBY - Randomly selected community members in South Lincoln County may soon be receiving a survey form in their mailbox. This survey, sent to a random sample of homes, will help St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital and other local health care providers identify the ... FULL STORY
Economic outlook for Libby still gloomy (August 17, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
We all know the local Libby and Lincoln County economy is bad, but just how bad? ... FULL STORY
Black Bear, Mountain Lion seasons license purchase deadline info (August 17, 2010)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Black Bear: Hunters may purchase a black bear hunting license at all FWP offices, FWP license providers, or online at fwp.mt.gov , under Online Services. After Aug. 31 the licenses are only available at FWP offices and there is a five-day wait on the use of b ... FULL STORY
(42 pictures) Two Rivers Rendezvous 2010 (August 15, 2010)
The 2010 Two Rivers Rendezvous was held over the weekend at Fawn Creek campground, with about 100 people coming from around the northwest to participate in an event reminiscent of the 1800s fur trade era. The family-friendly rendezvous, hosted by the Kootenai ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Rehberg hears local concerns (August 13, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg heard concerns ranging from asbestos to wolves during a Saturday afternoon visit to Libby. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fire season off to slow start (August 13, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The 2010 fire season is off to a slow start in northwest Montana, but local Forest Service officials say itís too soon to assume the Kootenai wonít burn. ... FULL STORY
Update on U Serve Libby Pepsi Refresh Project (August 13, 2010)
by U Serve Libby
Voting for the Pepsi Refresh Project is continuing through August. U Serve Libby, Inc. is in the running for a $25,000 grant from Pepsi to finish the Libby Community Tennis Courts and the winners will be determined by the number of votes the project receives. ... FULL STORY
Bowen Hill Sewer Project update (August 13, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby City Council voted Monday evening to drive the cost of the Bowen Hill Sewer Project a total of $200,000 over the original project budget. ... FULL STORY
Stimson land being considered for conservation easement (August 8, 2010)
Trust for Public Lands applying for funding
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
28,000 acres of land in the Troy/Lake Creek area owned by Stimson Lumber Company may carry a conservation easement designation in about two years. The Trust for Public Lands, one of the largest protectors of open lands in the United States, is currently apply ... FULL STORY
State wildlife officials decry wolf decision (August 8, 2010)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana wildlife officials decried the federal court decision that placed the recovered Rocky Mountain gray wolf back on to the federal list of threatened and endangered species. ... FULL STORY
Revett CEO enthusiastic about Troy Mine (August 8, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
After a tough couple of years, Revett Minerals chief executive officer John Shanahan is enthusiastic about the comeback of the Troy Mine and optimistic that the companyís Rock Creek project will clear its remaining legal hurdles. ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Stinger moving forward (August 8, 2010)
Crane arrives to help bridge builders load, unload trains
by Kootenai Valley Record
Stinger Weldingís Libby operations got a boost last week with the acquisition of a 50-ton gantry crane. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Small Forest Fires Started (August 8, 2010)
Two helicopters were put to work on a small fire (less than two acres) on Hornet Ridge Saturday, getting water from Lake Koocanusa to extinguish the lightning-caused flames. Another small fire (about 1 acre) was reported in the Libby Creek drainage, and yet a ... FULL STORY
(34 pictures) Relay For Life 2010 (August 7, 2010)
The fourth annual Relay For Life was held Friday evening and into Saturday morning at Asa Wood School. The annual American Cancer Society event is held in Libby and across the country to raise money in the battle against cancer. Money raised is used to fund ... FULL STORY
(52 pictures) Kootenai River Rodeo (August 1, 2010)
Fabulous Fifties/Rodeo Parade
It was a perfect weekend for the seventh annual Kootenai River Rodeo at J. Neils Park, co-hosted by the Libby Area Chamber of Commerce and Montanore Minerals Corporation. The rodeo is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) event, meaning that the cowb ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) 3-on-3 Basketball Champs (August 1, 2010)
Swish Street Tournament in Bonners Ferry
Team "Flawless" lived up to its name Saturday in the Bonners Ferry Swish 3-on-3 street basketball tournament, going undefeated to become the division champions. Ryan Rayson from Troy High School, and Cree Maloney, Tyler Troy and Garrett Craig from Libby High ... FULL STORY
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