Libby Montana News - January 2011

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Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (January 31, 2011)
by Alice L. Hayes, Loveless Realty/Guest Article
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
(1 pictures) Hunter Education Classes Scheduled (January 31, 2011)
Registration February 15 at LMS
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Spring Hunter Education Classes have been scheduled for Columbia Falls, Whitefish, Bigfork, and Libby in northwest Montana. All hunter education classes are free of charge and open to hunters and non-hunters alike. By state law, anyone born after January 1, 1 ... FULL STORY
Backcountry Avalanche Warning (January 30, 2011)
Issued January 30, 2011
by Stan Bones, Flathead National Forest
This is a special backcountry avalanche warning issued by the U.S. Forest Service Glacier Country Avalanche Center at 7:30 AM, Sunday, January 30, 2011, for the Glacier Park and Flathead and Kootenai National Forest areas. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Middle School to present Beauty and the Beast Jr. (January 30, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Libby Middle School will present its musical production, Beauty and the Beast Jr., at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 3-4, at the Memorial Center. ... FULL STORY
Lessons from 1996 credited with reducing flood damage (January 30, 2011)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
In the wake of last weekís flooding along Flower Creek, local officials are taking a look at how lessons learned 15 years ago helped minimize damages and how risks could continue to be reduced in the future. ... FULL STORY
SJLH Calling All Vendors! (January 30, 2011)
For annual Health Fair
by St. John's Lutheran Hospital
St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital is gearing up for their 15th annual county wide "Road to Health" Health Fair on Saturday, April 2, 2011, and theyíre looking for vendors who might want to participate by entering an exhibit. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SJLH Jeans Day benefits Turner Mtn. Ski Patrol (January 30, 2011)
by St. John's Lutheran Hospital
On Friday, January 28, 2011, the employees of St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital once again showed their commitment to community by donating money in return for a jeans day. The money raised during this jeans day will benefit the Turner Mountain Ski Patrol. ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Thompson Chain of Lakes Fishing Derby (January 28, 2011)
Fisher River Valley Fire/Rescue held their 5th annual ice fishing derby January 22 and 23 on the Thompson Chain of Lakes. The derby is a fundraiser for the fire department with a portion of the entry fee going to the fire/rescue organization. Cash prizes wer ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Flower Creek Flood (January 21, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Chunks of ice litter Flower Creek Road near the intersection with Balsam Street Monday morning after breaking loose from a jam at the Balsam Street bridge. The ice jam, brought on by warming temperatures and steady rain, extended about 100 yards upstream and d ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Treasure Tones director shares memories (January 21, 2011)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Phyll Mackey remembers the exact moment when, during a solo pickup truck drive between McGregor Lake and Libby in 1964, she hatched the idea for the Treasure Tones. ... FULL STORY
Paint It Pink free Mamography program gearing up for 2011 (January 20, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
The fundraising efforts lead by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital and Glacier Bank will once again pay off for the uninsured women of South Lincoln County. "With the fundraising dollars, and the discounts provided by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital and North West Ima ... FULL STORY
(80 pictures) Flower Creek Flooding (January 19, 2011)
by LibbyMT.com
Flower Creek overran its banks early Monday morning, causing flooding below the Balsam Street bridge in Libby. ... FULL STORY
Avalanche Danger is Moderate to High (January 18, 2011)
by Tony Willits, U.S. Forest Service Backcountry Avalanche Advisory
The U.S. Forest Service issued a backcountry avalanche advisory issued at 7:30 AM, Tuesday, January 18, 2011, for the Glacier Park and Flathead and Kootenai National Forest areas. ... FULL STORY
Shooting results in death of Libby woman (January 18, 2011)
Sara Jane Gudmendsen victim
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
25 year old Sara Jane Gudmendsen is dead, and 30 year old Jacob William Stufflebeam is in the Lincoln County jail on a $200,000 bond charged with negligent homicide. ... FULL STORY
(28 pictures) LHS Basketball (January 15, 2011)
Jaime Gilden was the high scorer during Thursday night's basketball game against Troy. The Lady Loggers won the game, 45-11, with Jaime scoring 22 points. The Logger boys also won their game, 34-26. The Logger teams play at home in a double header Saturday aga ... FULL STORY
Singing Sons of Beaches concert to be rescheduled (January 12, 2011)
James Wright will appear for January 15th concert
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Singing Sons of Beaches concert is being rescheduled. James Wright will appear in concert at Libby Memorial Center instead January 15th 7pm. This is a member event. ... FULL STORY
U.S. flags to fly at half staff until sunset Jan. 14 (January 10, 2011)
The White House ... FULL STORY
Phishing alert for Lincoln County (January 7, 2011)
Beware of calls claiming your credit union debit card has been deactivated
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
There is a "Phishing" scam circulating in Lincoln County. Phishing spelled with a "ph". ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Changing of the Guard (January 6, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Incoming Lincoln County Sheriff Roby Bowe gets a round of applause from outgoing Sheriff Daryl Anderson after taking the oath of office Dec. 30 in district court. Photo by Kootenai Valley Record. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Keeping Watch (January 6, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
A bald eagle surveys its surroundings from a tree near the mouth of Libby Creek. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Marijuana shop not moving (January 6, 2011)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The co-director of a medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Libby says his business isnít moving, despite recent action by Libby City Council to suspend the shopís business license and give it 60 days to relocate outside city limits. ... FULL STORY
Libby woman named ĎMost Extreme Huntressí (January 6, 2011)
Angie Haas-Tennison wins Primal Adventure national contest
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby born and raised Angie Haas-Tennison is the "Most Extreme Huntress" in the United Sates! Angie was victorious over nine women in the national contest sponsored by Primal Adventure. ... FULL STORY
U Serve Libby still has a chance in the Pepsi Challenge (January 6, 2011)
U Serve Libby is asking supporters to keep on voting for their project in the Pepsi Challenge for a $25,000 grant from Pepsi to finish the Libby Community Tennis Courts. Vote online at www.refresheverything.com/libbytenniscourts and Text 101307 to Pepsi (737 ... FULL STORY
Flower Creek Dam needs to be replaced (January 4, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
LIBBY - Morrison-Marilee engineer, Ryan Jones, told the Libby City Council the City owned 65-year old Flower Creek Dam needs to be replaced within the next five years. The dam provides the sole source of city water. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Yearís baby arrives right on schedule (January 4, 2011)
Teeanna Marie James
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
LIBBY - On January 1, 2011, the staff and physicians at St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital welcomed Teeanna Marie James, daughter of Stephanie Fairbrother and Steven James as the first baby born in 2011. ... FULL STORY
St. Johnís Diabetes program receives $25,000 grant (January 3, 2011)
32-week weight loss and exercise program for diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
The Montana Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program has awarded the St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Diabetes Prevention Team a $25,000 grant to aid in the establishment of a Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program for South Lincoln County. Becky ... FULL STORY
(25 pictures) Polar Bear 2011 New Year Plunge (January 3, 2011)
The Libby Polar Bear Club held its annual New Year Plunge on Sunday, January 2, at its traditional spot on Libby Creek on Farm to Market Road. Four people came to take the plunge, including club president Polar Bear Rick Klin; regular Steve Sonju; nine-year-o ... FULL STORY
Free ski classes in January (January 1, 2011)
by Kootenai Cross-Country Ski Club
The Kootenai Cross-Country Ski Club will be offering lessons for all ages in January on three consecutive Sundays: January 9, 16, 23. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Happy New Year! (January 1, 2011)
This is one of three mule deer seen strolling through a Lincoln Boulevard neighborhood Thursday afternoon, enjoying the sunshine, shoveled sidewalks and shrubbery along the way. ... FULL STORY
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