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Libby Montana News - March 2011

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(1 pictures) St. Johnís medical staff elects new leaders (March 30, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
Libby, MT Ė At a Medical Staff of Whole Meeting on Monday, March 21, the medical staff of St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital elected their new leaders. ... FULL STORY
St. Johnís to participate in Montana asthma control program (March 30, 2011)
Asthma Hospital Patient Education Action Plan and Discharge (A.H.E.A.D.)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital has teamed up with the Montana Asthma Control Program to implement the Asthma Hospital Patient Education Action Plan and Discharge (A.H.E.A.D.) protocol, which is based on the recommendations of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood ... FULL STORY
Nonresident Big Game combo licenses go on sale April 18 (March 30, 2011)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
A voter-approved price increase for some Montana nonresident hunting licenses likely resulted in about 1,200 big game combination licenses remaining for sale after the March 15 application deadline. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Loggers honored at activities assembly (March 25, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Libby High School students were honored for achievements in athletics and other extracurricular activities during the schoolís winter awards assembly last Tuesday night. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS teacher, coach arrested on drug charges (March 25, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Libby High School teacher and coach Mort Curtiss was arrested last week and charged with two felony counts of distribution of dangerous drugs after allegedly giving oxycodone pills and marijuana to an informant working for the Lincoln County Sheriffís Office. ... FULL STORY
2011 Ignite the Nites Car Show August 19 & 20 (March 25, 2011)
Sponsored by the Libby Igniters Car Club
This summer, on August 19th and 20th, Libby Igniters Car Club will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Ignite the Nites Open Car Show in Libby. ... FULL STORY
Yaak Valley Forest Council community meeting April 5 (March 25, 2011)
Troy business - individual employment survey results to be presented
by Yaak Valley Forest Council
The Yaak Valley Forest Council community meeting on Tuesday, April 5, at 7:00pm at the Troy Activity Center, in the Troy Activity Center meeting room. Results from a survey of business and individual employment in the Troy area will be presented. For more in ... FULL STORY
Shooting Range Development Grant Deadline May 1st (March 25, 2011)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds shooting range enthusiasts that the deadline to apply for range development grant proposals is May 1. ... FULL STORY
FWP seeks comments from anglers (March 25, 2011)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comments from anglers and others on issues that could result in future changes or improvements to Montana's fishing regulations. ... FULL STORY
Spring Turkey hunting season opens April 9th (March 25, 2011)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montanaís spring turkey gobbler hunting season opens April 9 and ends May 15. ... FULL STORY
Spring Black Bear hunting season opens April 15 (March 25, 2011)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana's spring black bear hunting season opens April 15. Spring black bear hunters must purchase their licenses on or before April 14. Licenses purchased after April 14 may not be used for five days and are only available at FWP offices and online. ... FULL STORY
Big game hunting deadlines: May 2 & June 1 (March 25, 2011)
Deadline reminder for big game license and permit applications
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Two important deadlines are approaching for Montana big game hunters. ... FULL STORY
FWP hunting regulations available online (March 25, 2011)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montanaís annual big game hunting regulations are available now online at fwp.mt.gov and will be at FWP offices and license providers by the first of April. Montana's black bear and spring turkey hunting regulations are available online and at FWP offices and ... FULL STORY
No Two Rivers Rendezvous planned for 2011 (March 25, 2011)
Organizers have announced that there will not be a Two Rivers Rendezvous event for 2011. Mark your calendars for 2012, when the rendezvous will be held on July 19-22, 2012. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Auxiliary donates $12,570 to St. Johnís hospital (March 25, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
The goal of the St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital Auxiliary is to support St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital in Libby with their time, talent, and the purchase of equipment. Something they did with amazing spirit and in full force in fiscal year 2010 by donating 5,182 h ... FULL STORY
BINGO Saturday, March 26 (March 25, 2011)
Sponsored by U Serve Libby
U Serve Libby is sponsoring a BINGO night Saturday, March 26 at 7:00 PM at the Elks Club. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Disc Golf (March 23, 2011)
It's spring!
Josh Chumley enjoys a round of disc golf with friends on a ... FULL STORY
Fishing Regulations Scoping Meetings for Libby and Eureka (March 20, 2011)
March 30th in Eureka; March 31 in Libby
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Every four years FWP goes through the process to re-examine current fishing regulations for potential changes. Biologists are looking now at regulations that will be in affect 2012-2016. Changes could range from simplifying existing regulations to protecting ... FULL STORY
St. Johnís ĎRoad to Healthí Health Fair scheduled for April 2, 2011 (March 20, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
Spring is just around the corner here in Lincoln County, and that can only mean one thing Ė itís time for the St. Johnís "Road to Health" Health Fair! Mark your calendars for Saturday April 2nd, and make sure to be at the Memorial Center between 9:30am and 1: ... FULL STORY
Community rally for Montanore Mine March 31 (March 20, 2011)
ĎJobs Not Hand-Outs; Work Not Welfare!í
by Montanore Positive Action Committee
Libby - The Montanore Positive Action Committee (MPAC) is sponsoring a rally in support of the Montanore Mine Project on Thursday, March 31 at 4pm at Firemanís Park in Libby, Montana. The purpose of the rally is to garner broad based support of the Montanore ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LMS Science Fair (March 17, 2011)
Libby Middle School held its annual eighth grade science fair last week. All eighth grade students presented the results of their science fair projects to judges, visitors and other students. Staci Regh explains her project about chemical reactions to a visit ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Boy Scouts Troop 1970 celebrate 50th anniversary (March 11, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Boy Scouts Troop 1970 recently held a ceremony to celebrate the troopís 50th anniversary. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) FWP tracking wolves, rumors of wolves in Libby area (March 11, 2011)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
While investigations of suspected wolf sightings within the city of Libby have led only to domestic dogs, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials are keeping tabs on several packs roaming across southern Lincoln County. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mayor to EPA: ĎNuts!í (March 11, 2011)
One-word reply given to access request
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Referencing General Anthony McAuliffeís famed response to a German demand for the surrender of the 101st Airborne Division during the Battle of the Bulge, Libby Mayor Doug Roll offered a one-word reply last week to an Environmental Protection Agency request fo ... FULL STORY
Forest Plan Revision updates available (March 11, 2011)
by Kootenai and Idaho Panhandle National Forests
The Kootenai and Idaho Panhandle National Forests planning zone (KIPZ) have released an update on the Forest Plan Revision efforts. Last March, the Forests published a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register to proceed with land management planning, el ... FULL STORY
Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (March 11, 2011)
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
(1 pictures) First Presbyterian Church to close (March 11, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The oldest church in Libby will close its doors after services this Sunday. The First Presbyterian Church in Libby has been here since 1896. The current building on Mahoney Road was built in 1975. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Elks State Committee provides funding to Hospital for Ge Dinamap machine (March 11, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
Thanks to the Elks State Committee, St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital is proud to announce the addition of a GE Dinamap Machine to their Emergency Department. The Dinamap is used to triage every patient that comes through the Emergency Department and Urgent Care d ... FULL STORY
16th Annual Libby Irish Fair March 12th (March 9, 2011)
The 16th Annual Libby Irish Fair will be held on Saturday, March 12th, 2011. The Fair will be at the Memorial Center in Libby starting at 10:00 AM. There will be an Arts & Crafts fair, live entertainment, raffles and food. The festivities end with an evening ... FULL STORY
Libby asbestos news (March 9, 2011)
The Great Falls Tribune posted an article on March 8th saying a $43 million dollar settlement is nearing over claims that Montana health officials failed to warn miners of the dangers of asbestos exposure related to the W.R. Grace Zonolite vermiculite mine nea ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) St. Johnís hospital employees raise funds for Troy Volunteer Ambulance (March 9, 2011)
Monthly ĎJeans Dayí raises $658 in hospital donations to TVA
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
On February 25th, the employees of St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital once again supported a local not-for-profit agency with their monthly jeans day. This time, their generosity was in support of the Troy Volunteer Ambulance (TVA) for the purchase of a bariatric b ... FULL STORY
St. Johnís hospital offers new PAD testing and visiting clinic (March 9, 2011)
Kalispell doctor to offer Libby visits to screen for Peripheral Arterial Disease
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital in Libby has teamed up with The Vascular Center and Kalispell Regional Medical Center to offer a clinic that will focus on the testing, early identification, and treatment of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). ... FULL STORY
Libby School Board to ask for $200,000 mil levy (March 9, 2011)
To offset operating budget shortfalls
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby School Board has decided to float a $200,000 mil levy. The request comes on the heels of a $12 million dollar bond request for infrastructure costs of consolidation of the school system which failed soundly. The board unanimously voted to run the le ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Enjoying a nice day (March 3, 2011)
The past week in northwest Montana has seen well below zero temperatures, up to three feet of snow in places, and now a warming trend with a beautiful day Thursday. This chestnut-backed chickadee and all creatures great and small were enjoying the warmer weat ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Dam Bald Eagle Cam back online (March 3, 2011)
by LibbyMT.com
The folks at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Libby Dam got the Libby Dam Bald Eagle cam back online today (Thursday, March 3rd). The cam and radio have been down for repairs. ... FULL STORY
St. Johnís Hospital starts Hospitalist Program (March 3, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
As a part of their continuing effort to improve patient, employee, and physician satisfaction, St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital in Libby will be adopting a Hospitalist Program beginning March 4, 2011. ... FULL STORY
Bowhunter Education courses scheduled in Libby March 9 (March 3, 2011)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
By state law, all first time bowhunters must pass the Bowhunter Education Course in order to purchase an archery license in Montana. The following Bowhunter Education courses have been scheduled around northwest Montana. ... FULL STORY
Archery Shoots near Libby (March 3, 2011)
Upcoming archery shoots scheduled for the Libby area: ... FULL STORY
FVCC to host Open House of new Libby Campus Welding Trailer March 9 (March 3, 2011)
by Flathead Valley Community College
Flathead Valley Community College will host an open house March 9 for residents of Lincoln County to view the new welding trailer housed at the collegeís Lincoln County Campus in Libby. ... FULL STORY
Snowmobiler killed in fall (March 3, 2011)
Ronda Jo Emerson victim in snowmachine accident
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
According to Roby Bowe, Lincoln County Sheriff, a snowmobiler from Newman Lake, Washington is dead following an accident on Sunday, February 27th, in Lincoln County. ... FULL STORY
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