Libby Montana News - February 2011

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(1 pictures) Felony charges filed after crash (February 26, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
A 19-year-old Libby man is facing felony charges after a crash Thursday evening on the Fisher River Road sent a passenger in his vehicle to a Spokane hospital for treatment. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Shooting under investigation (February 26, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
A local man was detained, questioned and later released by local law enforcement authorities after a shooting early Sunday at a residence south of Libby sent a Washington man to the hospital. ... FULL STORY
Lincoln County Public Libraries host programs in March (February 26, 2011)
In Libby and Troy
by Lincoln County Public Libraries
Troy Library: ... FULL STORY
Hunter Education classes scheduled for Eureka (February 26, 2011)
In March and April
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Eureka: The Spring Hunter Education Class for the Eureka area is scheduled as follows: Registration and first night of class is Tuesday, March 22, 7-9 p.m at the Eureka Middle School Library; classes continue from 7-9 p.m. on March 28, 29, and 31; and April 4 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Northwestern Class A Basketball Divisionals (February 24, 2011)
The Northwestern Class A divisional basketball tournament ... FULL STORY
Free pre-Health Fair health screening tests available during March (February 23, 2011)
Health Fair on April 2, 2011
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
St. John’s Lutheran Hospital’s Annual Road to Health: Health Fair will be held on Saturday April 2, 2011 from 9:30am to 1:00pm at the Memorial Center in Libby. The fair – popular for its interactive health and wellness related exhibits, kid friendly activitie ... FULL STORY
Asa Wood School to close (February 23, 2011)
Budget shortfall forces school board to make tough management decisions
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Just how many Libby School District employees will lose their jobs has not been determined, but a reduction in staff will come with the closing of Asa Wood at the end of this school year, June 4th. ... FULL STORY
County recognized for accident safety record (February 23, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Lincoln County Safety Committee presented the County Commissioners with a plaque recognizing Lincoln County for the work they have done reducing accident claims by County employees. ... FULL STORY
Commissioners approve $$ for hospital infrastructure projects (February 23, 2011)
Community Development Block Grant money can help pay for moving water, wastewater and storm sewer lines for new hospital
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Lincoln County Commissioners have voted to allow St John's Lutheran Hospital to apply for $525,000 in Community Development Block Grant money. The money is a combination of City/County funds available for infrastructure projects. In the construction of t ... FULL STORY
‘Hands on Health’ exhibit in Libby March 1-2 (February 21, 2011)
Interactive exhibit
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
The University of Montana’s spectrUM Discovery Area’s popular "Hands on Health" exhibition is coming to Libby in March. Students will participate in guided field trips of the exhibition in the Asa Wood gymnasium on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 1 – 2, and the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ‘Paint It Pink’ program recognized by American Hospital Association (February 21, 2011)
PIP provides free or discounted mammograms to uninsured and underinsured women in Libby and Troy
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), today, more than 5,000 hospitals of all kinds – urban and rural, small and large – are making their communities healthier in ways that are as diverse as the needs of each community. The men and women who w ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) LHS JV Boys Basketball (February 15, 2011)
Nolan Broden drives to the basket Saturday in Polson, which ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Troy Boys Basketball (February 11, 2011)
Troy High School senior basketball players Trent Cratty, Kody ... FULL STORY
City to tax Libby residents $5 to pay for flooding costs (February 11, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
City residents will be taxed an additional one-time $5 to pay for the Flower Creek flooding. The City Council met Thursday evening to reconsider the 2 mil emergency levy. ... FULL STORY
St. John’s Hospital Troy Rehab facility Open House March 1 (February 11, 2011)
Free screenings and education offered at St. John’s Troy Rehabilitation remodeled facility
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
St. John’s Lutheran Hospital’s Rehabilitation Services Department has remodeled their Troy facility to accommodate significant growth in Occupational Therapy (OT) and Speech Language Pathology (SLP) services. ... FULL STORY
City drops charges for sprinkler fire suppression systems on city water mains (February 8, 2011)
Now must find a way to make up $16,000 per year lost revenue
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby City Council has decided to do away with the charge for sprinkler fire suppression systems connected to city water mains. ... FULL STORY
City Council votes down 2 mil emergency levy for flooding expenses (February 8, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
A motion to impose a 2 mil emergency levy to help pay the expenses of recent flooding along Flower Creek failed at Monday's City Council meeting. ... FULL STORY
City says ‘No’ to medical marijuana business in Libby (February 8, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
City of Libby police have cited the Helping Place with operating without a valid city business license. ... FULL STORY
Montanore public meeting Feb. 9 (February 5, 2011)
Montanore Minerals Corp. will be hosting a public Q&A on Wednesday, February 9th from 5-7pm at the Lincoln County Campus, room 113. Montanore staff and members of the MPAC (Montanore Positive Action Committee) will be on hand to answer questions and meet th ... FULL STORY
LCC to host College Goal Montana (February 4, 2011)
College Financial Aid information
by Flathead Valley Community College
Flathead Valley Community College’s Lincoln County Campus will host College Goal Montana, formerly called College Goal Sunday, a program that provides students who want to attend college and their families the opportunity to obtain assistance in applying for f ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Eagle Scout - James Hare (February 3, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
James Hare receives a U.S. Flag from his sister, Army Capt. Lealan Hafner, during his Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony last week. Hare completed his Eagle requirements last spring with Troop 1970, but delayed his ceremony due to the deployment of his sister ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Strong turnout reported in school bond election (February 3, 2011)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Turnout has been heavy in an ongoing mail ballot election to determine if Libby’s school consolidation plans will be funded by a $12 million bond issue, according to Lincoln County election officials. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Grizzly DNA study estimated at $1 million-plus (February 3, 2011)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
A grizzly bear DNA study similar to one that revealed more than twice as many bears living in Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness would likely cost a little over $1 million to replicate in the Cabinet-Yaak ecosystem, according to researcher K ... FULL STORY
Clear and Cold (February 2, 2011)
Our recent cold snap has been good for one thing: sunshine and blue sky. This is the Kootenai River on Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures should moderate for the next few days, according to the National Weather Service. ... FULL STORY
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