Libby Montana News - June 2011

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(1 pictures) Logger Days Royalty (June 30, 2011)
Kaya Hardgrove named Logger Days Queen
Libby Logger Days would like to announce that Kaya Hardgrove ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Logger Days Royalty (June 25, 2011)
Kyla O'Brien and Robin Kyes
Kyla O'Brien and Robin Kyes were crowned Queen and King Friday ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lilypad Lake (June 22, 2011)
The lupine is blooming (Arnica, too) in the Thompson ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Army soldier thanks Libby Polar Bear Club (June 21, 2011)
3-1/2 years after his absentee induction plunge while stationed in Iraq
by LibbyMT.com
In December of 2007, the Libby Polar Bear Club received an e-mail from Butte, Montana soldier SSG Keith Wriston stationed in Iraq asking if his Division could qualify to be "honorary" members in the Libby Polar Bear Club due to some unusual circumstances they ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Libby teens competing in quest for Logger Days Royalty (June 18, 2011)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Five Libby girls are in the running for the title of 2011 Logger Days Queen, while two boys are vying to be Libbyís Logger Days King. ... FULL STORY
W. R. Grace & Co. renews donation to St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital (June 18, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hopsital
W. R. Grace & Co. has donated $250,000 to St. John's Lutheran Hospital in Libby, Montana for the twelfth consecutive year in order to help St. Johnís provide high quality health care to residents of South Lincoln County. ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam Flow Update - June 17, 2011 (June 18, 2011)
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ė Libby Dam
Current Libby Dam inflow is ~52.9 kcfs. ... FULL STORY
Deep snowpacks continue slow melt (June 18, 2011)
Basin water supply expected to be third largest on record
by Columbia Basin Fish & Wildlife News Bulletin
Columbia-Snake river water supply forecasts, and reservoirs, continue to rise as a result of continued above-average precipitation and enormous mountain snowpacks that continue their slow meltdown. ... FULL STORY
(15 pictures) Incredi-Bull Blowout 2011 (June 15, 2011)
Libby's fifth annual Incredi-Bull bull riding event was held ... FULL STORY
Medicare pilot program to help Libby residents with asbestos-related health issues (June 13, 2011)
by Department Of Health & Human Services - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Individuals residing in and around Libby, Montana with certain medical conditions resulting from a public health emergency will be able to receive additional medical benefits as part of a coordinated effort among several Federal agencies, the Centers for Medic ... FULL STORY
W.R. Grace donates $250,000 to Libby hospital (June 13, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
W.R. Grace has again donated a quarter million dollars to Libby's St. John's Lutheran Hospital. This is the twelfth consecutive year in order to help St John's provide high quality health care to area residents. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) School consolidation begins (June 10, 2011)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Classes may be out for summer, but Libby schools will be seeing a lot of activity over the next two months as construction begins on upgrades to facilitate the closure of Asa Wood School and the consolidation of kindergarten through sixth grade at the current ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Trout spawn at hatchery (June 10, 2011)
by Janine Price, Kootenai Valley Record
Fish technicians and culturists spent the morning of May 25 in water up to their knees during the annual fish spawning activity at Libby Fish Hatchery. Approximately 15 female interior red band trout were netted and stripped of eggs, and two male trout provide ... FULL STORY
KNF makes Food Storage Order mandatory (June 10, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Voluntary Food Storage Guidelines have been expanded to be mandatory on all Kootenai National Forest lands. ... FULL STORY
Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration project $$ for Montana (June 9, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Thursday announced nearly $22 million in funding for Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration projects that promote healthier, safer and more productive public lands through partnership efforts which will reduce wildfire ris ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam Flow Update - June 8, 2011 (June 9, 2011)
by US Army Corps of Engineers
Current Libby Dam outflow is ~16.0 kcfs. ... FULL STORY
Yaak River Flood Warning cancelled (June 9, 2011)
The National Weather Service has cancelled the Flood Warning for the Yaak River near Troy in northwestern Lincoln County Montana for Thursday, June 9, 2011. River levels have stabilized overnight and the current river stage is below flood stage. While the rive ... FULL STORY
Missing man found safe (June 9, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
41 year old Del Duncan, missing for two days, and believed to be in the Libby Creek-Midas Creek area has been found, well, with a few bruises and scratches from traveling through heavy brush, and spending a couple of night's under a log. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hospital Jeans Day helps Libby Volunteer Fire Department (June 9, 2011)
by St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital
On Friday, May 27th, the employees at St. Johnís Lutheran Hospital donated their money for a chance to wear blue jeans on work. This month, the donations went to support the Libby Volunteer Fire Department. The employees donated a total of $332.00, the total ... FULL STORY
Troy Kidsí Fishing Day June 18 (June 9, 2011)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, the US Forest Service, and the US Army Corps of Engineers are sponsoring the annual Troy Kids' Fishing Day on June 18, 2011 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Troy Community Pond in Roosevelt Park. The event is open to kids of all ages. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Beatles Tribute coming to Libby June 25th (June 9, 2011)
ĎImageí Ė Remembering the Fab Four
by Kootenai Heritage Arts Council
After many sold out shows around Montana, The Beatles tribute group Imagine ~ Remembering the Fab Four will now appear in Libby Saturday June 25th. Area residents will be brought back to the 1960ís when this amazing act takes the stage at the Libby Memorial E ... FULL STORY
Flood Warning for Fisher River near Libby (June 8, 2011)
The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Flood Warning for the Fisher River near Libby until further notice. At 10:45AM Wednesday, June 8, the stage was 6.2 feet. Flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 7.5 feet. ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam Flow Update - June 7, 2011 (June 8, 2011)
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Current Libby Dam outflow is ~ 15.0 kcfs. ... FULL STORY
Free tennis lessons Monday nights in Libby (June 8, 2011)
by U Serve Libby, Inc.
Do you want to learn to play tennis or just refresh your tennis skills? Come to the Libby Community Tennis Courts Monday nights this summer where Coach Kyle Hannah, Coach Terry Oedewaldt and Coach Dave Nelson will be giving free tennis lessons. ... FULL STORY
Fireman Park splash pad given OK (June 6, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The long awaited Fireman Park splash pad has received approval by the State of Montana. The pad has been in limbo for many months due to procedural errors, and hold ups in State approval of health and safety compliance issues with the original designs. Follow ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam flow and flooding update - June 6, 2011 (June 6, 2011)
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Current Libby Dam outflow is ~23.0 kcfs. ... FULL STORY
(19 pictures) Heritage Museum Opening Day (June 4, 2011)
by Maggie Craig, LibbyMT.com
The Heritage Museum officially opened for the season today, under a beautiful blue, sunny sky. The highlight of this year's opening day included information about David Thompson, this area's preeminent explorer and trader. George Sibley's movie Shadows of Da ... FULL STORY
AMTRAK Empire Builder canceled temporarily due to flooding (June 2, 2011)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Amtrak Empire Builder has been canceled until further notice. Concerns over trackage in North Dakota due to flooded roadbeds, by the Red River at Fargo has halted the train. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby High School Graduation (June 1, 2011)
Class of 2011
Libby High School graduated 113 seniors Monday afternoon, ... FULL STORY
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