Libby Montana News - February 2012

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(1 pictures) Libby Odd Fellows present two LCC students with scholarships (February 29, 2012)
by Flathead Valley Community College
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cabinet Lodge No. 68 in Libby has presented two $300 scholarships to Flathead Valley Community College Lincoln County Campus students Sarah Lyons and Josiah Schertel. ... FULL STORY
Northwest Montana Hunter/Bowhunter Education Instructors honored (February 29, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby and Troy area Hunter and Bowhunter Education Instructors will receive service awards from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks at the annual Region 1 Instructor Workshop Saturday, March 3. ... FULL STORY
CARD representative to speak at national health conference (February 29, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD) has received a scholarship to send a Jennifer Fortner, who has worked at the CARD clinic since 2008, to participate in the National Institute of Health's Annual Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH) ... FULL STORY
Gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill in Libby March 1 (February 29, 2012)
Gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill will be in Libby for a roundtable discussion on Thursday, March 1st for a Meet & Greet. He will be at 952 E. Spruce Street (behind City Hall) from 1:30-3:00 pm. The public is invited to take this opportunity to visit with the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kootenai River (February 28, 2012)
Libby had an overcast sky Monday morning, but it then cleared ... FULL STORY
‘Bad Medicine Spires’ name proposed for rock formation near Bull Lake (February 25, 2012)
by LibbyMT.com
The public is invited to give comment on a proposed new name recommendation for a geographical feature located in the Kootenai National Forest in the Cabinet Mountains near Bull Lake. The formation is above Bad Medicine Campground on Bull Lake, about 20 miles ... FULL STORY
Should Libby switch to wells for city water? (February 25, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Would the City of Libby be better off using wells for the City water supply than spending upwards of $8 million replacing the Flower Creek Dam? ... FULL STORY
Libby Memorial Events Center March 2012 calendar (February 25, 2012)
March 3, Saturday - Tropical Montana Marimba Ensemble ... FULL STORY
Troy City attorney fights removal (February 22, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The battle between Troy Mayor Don Banning and former Troy City attorney Charles Evans continues to rage with Evans filing a Alternative Writ of Prohibition in 19th District Court Friday ordering the City of Troy be prohibited from removing him as the Troy City ... FULL STORY
LHS Basketball (February 21, 2012)
Basketball season is nearing completion. The boys played ... FULL STORY
Spring break-up road closures announced (February 16, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Did someone say Spring !!!???? Here is one sign. Not the robin's twitter, but road closures. ... FULL STORY
Welch intends justifiable use of force defense (February 15, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Kristina Welch, 52, who is facing a deliberate homicide charge for allegedly shooting her 50-year-old husband, Charles Bryan Welch, appeared in 19th District Court Tuesday. Welch presented the Court with a written notice of intent to introduce evidence of just ... FULL STORY
Libby School Board vacancies (February 15, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Three Libby School District Board seats go up for grabs May 8th. The three terms are for three-years each. The three seats are those currently held by Lee Disney, Ellen Johnston, Bruce Sickler. ... FULL STORY
Kootenai Pets For Life microchip clinic Feb 20 (February 15, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Kootenai Pets For Life will hold a clinic for interested persons to get microchips for their pets on Monday February 20 starting at 10:00. Cost for those who have adopted animals from KPFL will be $15 which covers the cost to the shelter. Those who have anim ... FULL STORY
Northwest CHC Fundraiser February 18 (February 15, 2012)
Preparations have gone underway for the Northwest Community Health Center (NWCHC) 3rd Annual Fundraiser on Saturday, February 18th. The event will be held at the Memorial Center in Libby, continuing the tradition of King Crab/Prime Rib Dinner. Tickets are $35. ... FULL STORY
(26 pictures) LHS Basketball Senior Night (February 14, 2012)
It was basketball senior night Saturday at Ralph Tate gym ... FULL STORY
John Schwartz on board as Libby hospital new Interim CEO (February 10, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
On Thursday, February 2, 2012, John Schwartz stepped in as Interim CEO at St. John's Lutheran Hospital. He comes to St. John's from Chicago, but is no stranger to Montana or to small critical access hospitals like Libby's. ... FULL STORY
Dam water system leaks need to be addressed (February 10, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The City of Libby will pursue the construction of an access road to move equipment into the site of the new Flower Creek Dam. ... FULL STORY
Don’t let your pet chase wildlife (February 10, 2012)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks would like to remind pet owners to secure their animals – especially in areas where wildlife might be present. Dogs in particular can cause serious injury or kill animals much larger than themselves. The stress of a chase alone c ... FULL STORY
February 2012 Libby water supply forecast (February 6, 2012)
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The April-August water inflow forecast is 5,713 KAF, which is 97 percent of the 1975-2009 average. The flood control space requirement on 29 February is 1,298 KAF, or elevation 2,429.2 feet. The current elevation of Lake Koocanusa is 2,410.2 feet. ... FULL STORY
FVCC announces Fall 2011 Dean’s List (February 6, 2012)
by Flathead Valley Community College
Flathead Valley Community College officials have announced the names of students from Lincoln County who made Dean’s List for the fall 2011 semester. The following students are listed in alphabetical order by their home communities and have completed a minimu ... FULL STORY
ZUMBA® Dance Party (February 6, 2012)
February 10 at the VFW
by Montana Athletic Club
The Montana Athletic Club staff invites folks in Libby to ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Libby Polar Bears (February 6, 2012)
Annette Sauby earns official membership
The Libby Polar Bears met Sunday for their weekly plunge at ... FULL STORY
W.R. Grace proposes Libby settlement including funding asbestos trust with $19.5 million (February 4, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
W. R. Grace & Co. has announced agreements in principle to settle objections to the joint plan by the Libby claimants and BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad) and those parties would forego any further appeals to the plan. ... FULL STORY
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