Libby Montana News - December 2010

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(1 pictures) LHS Close Up (December 26, 2010)
Libby High School student Jaime Gilden announces the winners of the Close Up raffle drawing held during halftime of the boys' basketball game December 18. The raffle was a fundraiser to send LHS Close Up students to Washington, D.C. in April. Close Up is a n ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Merry Christmas! (December 25, 2010)
(1 pictures) Libby radio station celebrates 60 years (December 17, 2010)
December 23, 1950, Libby's radio station, KLCB, signed on the air in time for Christmas that year. 60 Christmases later, KLCB is still serving its community. That makes KLCB one of Libby's oldest, continuously operating businesses. ... FULL STORY
Wildlife News (December 17, 2010)
Reminders: Artificial feeding of wildlife is against the law; Dogs at large a problem for wintering wildlife
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Artificial Feeding: Feeding of wildlife places the animals at risk and puts them on a collision course with humans. The problem of feeding wildlife has become such an issue across the state that the 2009 Montana Legislature revised the state law (MCA 87-3-130 ... FULL STORY
Lincoln Co. Commissioners pass emergency resolution for wood stoves (December 16, 2010)
Permit for sole source of heat for home
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Lincoln County Commissioners have approved and emergency resolution that if an air quality alert is called restricting the burning of wood stoves, many people, including elderly residents, with only wood stoves for heat and the risk of serious health dange ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Swan Song (December 16, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
The Treasure Tones perform their annual Christmas concert Sunday evening (December 12) at the Memorial Center. It was announced during the show that it would be the last performance of the group that has entertained the community for the past 46 years. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Council suspends marijuana shop’s license (December 16, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The city of Libby is giving a medical marijuana provider 60 days to move out of the city limits. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS Boys Basketball (December 15, 2010)
Loggers lose to Glacier Wolfpack 46-49
The Libby Loggers played Class AA Glacier at home Tuesday evening in a nonconference game that was anything but easy for the Wolfpack. Libby was ahead through the entire game, with a 10-point lead with a little over 2 1/2 minutes to go in the fourth quarter, ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Turner Ski Area is open (December 12, 2010)
Turner Ski Area, located on the Kootenai National Forest in northwest Montana, 22 miles from Libby, is open for the winter ski season. Current snow depth is 36" at the summit and 28" at the base. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Life after EPA (December 12, 2010)
Libby officials show concern about future responsibilities
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
As the Environmental Protection Agency finalizes its cleanup plans for the former vermiculite processing site that is now Libby’s Riverfront Park, city officials are turning their attention to local responsibilities after the agency leaves town. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS principal: Consolidation without bond ‘disservice’ (December 12, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Consolidating Libby’s schools from three buildings to two without a $12 million bond issue would be a bad move for the students, according to high school principal Rik Rewerts. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Treasure Tones (December 10, 2010)
The Treasure Tones made their holiday rounds Wednesday, visiting and performing at area schools and the Chamber of Commerce luncheon. They will also have their holiday concert, "Goin' to Bethlehem," at the Memeorial Center Sunday, December 12, at 7:00 p.m. (d ... FULL STORY
House fires on the rise (December 8, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
House fires are taking their toll during the cold temperatures. ... FULL STORY
Libby City Council suspends business license for medical marijuana business (December 8, 2010)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby City Council, in a 4 to 2 vote, has decided to suspend the Helping Center's city business license for 60 days. ... FULL STORY
EPA seeks Small Business input on Financial Responsibility Requirements for Hard Rock Mining (December 6, 2010)
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites small businesses to participate in a Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) panel on a proposed rule that would establish financial responsibility requirements for classes of facilities within ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit Libby (December 4, 2010)
Santa and Mrs. Claus visited Libby Friday night during the Parade of Lights and tree lighting ceremony, which officially kicks off Libby's holiday season. Libby's holiday tree, a beautiful blue spruce donated by Bill and Carol Crismore, will grace the end of M ... FULL STORY
Riverfront Blues Festival slated for Aug. 12 & 13, 2011 (December 3, 2010)
Blues, Brews & BBQs
Mark your calendars. The 3rd annual Riverfront Blues Festival will take place Friday and Saturday, August 12 & 13, 2011. This two-day event takes place annually at Libby’s Riverfront Park Pavilion on the beautiful Kootenai River in Libby, Montana. The festiva ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Tree of Life honors lost loved ones (December 3, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Loved ones lost will be remembered at St. John’s Hospice’s 22nd annual Tree of Life ceremony, scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at the Memorial Center. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Sheriff-elect reviews plans for department (December 3, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
After 20 years with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Roby Bowe is looking forward to moving into the department’s top position in January. ... FULL STORY
Festival of Trees Dec. 10 & 11 (December 2, 2010)
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
It’s time to ring in the Holidays once again! The 16th annual St. John’s Lutheran Hospital Foundation’s Festival of Trees will be held on December 10th and 11th, bringing holiday dazzle and cheer to the communities of Libby and Troy. ... FULL STORY
Voting for the Pepsi Refresh Project is continuing through December (December 2, 2010)
by U Serve Libby, Inc.
U Serve Libby, Inc. has been in the running since August for a $25,000 grant from Pepsi to finish the Libby Community Tennis Courts. Voters have kept the project high enough in the rankings every month to allow it another chance to make it to the top 10 and th ... FULL STORY
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