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Libby Montana News - September 2010

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Libby Ski/Snowboard Swap Oct. 16 (September 29, 2010)
There will be a Ski/Snowboard Swap in Libby on Saturday, October 16th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Asa Wood Gym. There will be new and used equipment and clothing and a large supply of camo parkas, jackets, pants and hats. ... FULL STORY
Changes planned for Libby schools (September 29, 2010)
Budget shortfall causes return to K-6, 7-12 scheme
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Its "Back to the 50's". Set the clock back 60 years. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Employees contribute towards new Libby hospital (September 29, 2010)
Donations reach $150,000 towards St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital New Building Campaign
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
The employee campaign for the St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital New Building Campaign started off with a bang in January of 2009 when more than 80% of hospital employees jumped on board to show their support by payroll deduction giving. Their goal was to help secu ... FULL STORY
Libby Firewise Community earns national recognition for wildfire preparedness (September 29, 2010)
by Libby Rural Fire Department
Because of its efforts to reduce the vulnerability of homes and landscapes to wildfire, Libby and the surrounding area has earned Firewise Communities/USA recognition from the National Firewise Communities Program. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) LHS Soccer (September 26, 2010)
The Libby Logger soccer teams played the Whitefish Bulldogs Saturday at Logger Stadium. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) County budget cuts target libraries, nurse (September 22, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Lincoln Countyís libraries, health nurse and planning department are facing major budget cuts as county officials come to terms with losses in revenue and cost of living increases. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall burning to begin on Three Rivers Ranger District (September 22, 2010)
by Kootenai National Forest
Fall is here and the Three Rivers Ranger District is beginning to implement their fall prescribed burn programs. ... FULL STORY
Richard Pimentel Ė ĎMusic Withiní presentation Sept. 29 (September 22, 2010)
by Kootenai Job Service
Richard Pimentel, a Viet Nam Veteran, whose life inspired the award-winning movie "Music Within", will be speaking in Libby, Montana Wednesday, September 29th. ... FULL STORY
Paint It Blue Sept. 24 (September 22, 2010)
For prostate cancer awareness
Attention Libby Businesses: September is Prostate Cancer month and the signature color is BLUE! The Libby Care Center is encouraging local businesses to show support for prostate cancer like we do when we paint the town pink in October for breast health aware ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) You Canít Take It With You (September 16, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
The Kootenai Karacters perform the classic comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman at the Little Theatre during Nordicfest. Additional performances are scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 16-18, at 7 p.m., with tickets priced at $10. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) EPA boss listens to local concerns (September 16, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator Jim Martin heard concerns ranging from the need to refine scientific methods for assessing risks from asbestos exposure to the question of how to rebuild the local economy during a visit to Libby last week ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Business booming for Libby police (September 16, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The local economy may be struggling, but business is booming for the Libby Police Department, says Chief Jim Smith. ... FULL STORY
(46 pictures) Libby Nordicfest 2010 (September 14, 2010)
Libby's 26th annual Nordicfest was held over the weekend, featuring the standby favorites like the Fjord horse show, Kootenai Valley Quilt Guild quilt show, juried craft show, youth runnerfell, parade, free entertainment, and of course, food! New this year wa ... FULL STORY
(40 pictures) Snowshoe Lake hike (from Bull River side) (September 15, 2010)
Photos and trail report by Bob Hosea
Recently, Bob Hosea took a hike to Snowshoe Lake, on the northwest side of Snowshoe Peak. This is not part of the Snowshoe Lakes chain of lakes from earlier stories, but rather is coming in from the Bull River side of the Cabinet Mountains. ... FULL STORY
Paint it Pink Fun Run for Mammograms Oct. 2 (September 14, 2010)
5K Fun Run/Walk
St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital and Glacier Bank are sponsoring the "Paint it Pink Fun Run for Mammograms" on Saturday, October 2nd in Libby. ... FULL STORY
Boss Dog Clinic September 25 (September 14, 2010)
by Kootenai Pets for Life
Dog owners only want one thing---well behaved dogs. Fortunately, owners can have well behaved puppies, dogs, and even older dogs right now. Susan Overfield, Montanaís acclaimed dog behavior expert and author, will be speaking and demonstrating how to have a we ... FULL STORY
Eureka Job Service Office staff day changing to Thursdays (September 14, 2010)
Beginning October 7th
by Kootenai Job Service
Beginning on Thursday, October 7th, the Kootenai Job Service office at the Lincoln County Annex in Eureka will be staffed with Job Service personnel on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. instead of Fridays. Services for both job seekers and eEmployers are avail ... FULL STORY
5th Annual Chili Cook-Off Oct. 2 (September 14, 2010)
Libby Heritage Museum will be hosting their 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, October 2nd in Libby. ... FULL STORY
First Annual Research Rally Sept. 16 (September 14, 2010)
by Center for Asbestos Related Disease
Research Translates to Community is the premise of the first annual "RESEARCH RALLY" to be held on Thursday, September 6th at the Memorial Center in Libby. It will be from 4:00pm to 6:30pm. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Care Center Powwow (September 12, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
A recent powwow at Libby Care Center, held to fulfill a wish from resident Roy Westmoreland, included singing and drumming by the Flathead Reservationís Chief Cliff Singers, horseback riding demonstrations by Pat Stoddard and Rob Mrock, Native American flute p ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby native returns to head DNRC office (September 12, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Libby native Mark Peck has returned home to take on a new job as manager of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservationís Libby unit. ... FULL STORY
Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (September 9, 2010)
by 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
U Serve Libby asks for your vote in September (September 9, 2010)
Chance to win $25,000 grant from Pepsi Refresh Project for Libby Tennis Courts
by U Serve Libby
In August, U Serve Libby, Inc. competed to win a $25,000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project to complete the Libby Community Tennis Courts. Although advancing 206 places in the ranking by the end of the month, and gaining great momentum, it was not sufficient ... FULL STORY
(18 pictures) Snowshoe Lakes hike (September 7, 2010)
Trail report by Bob Hosea
Bob Hosea recently took a hike to Snowshoe Lakes in the Cabinet Mountains. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Logger Football (September 5, 2010)
Libby Logger Justin Thrailkill brings down Frenchtown's Derrick Dauenhauer during Friday night's football game at Logger Stadium. In an unusual turn of events, the game was stopped twice due to lightning and then called with 6:15 left on the clock. Frenchtow ... FULL STORY
Deaths ruled murder-suicide (September 2, 2010)
Ted and Swanie Hardgrove
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The deaths of Ted and Swanie Hardgrove have been determined to have been a murder-suicide. The fire that consumed the couple's home was an attempted cover-up. ... FULL STORY
Young Grizzly Bear captured in the West Kootenai (September 2, 2010)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
A two and a half year old male grizzly bear was captured on August 30 in the community of West Kootenai after it had frequented houses and got into apples and garbage. The grizzly was captured in an effort to avoid further conflicts with humans. ... FULL STORY
Gold Star Triage System introduced at St. Johnís Emergency Department (September 2, 2010)
Condition severity level will determine who is seen first
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
LIBBY Ė In late July and early August, the nursing staff of the St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Emergency Department underwent four and a half hours of intense training to help better triage patients who come into the emergency room. Triage refers to the sortin ... FULL STORY
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