Libby Montana News - October 2012

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Asa Wood School discussions continue (October 31, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The latest political football is the Asa Wood School building and property. Suffering burgeoning shortfalls, the schools want out from under the maintenance, but want control the property. ... FULL STORY
Heritage Museum Holiday Bazaar Nov. 2 & 3 (October 31, 2012)
by The Heritage Museum
Another month draws to a close and brings us that much closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can get an early start on your Christmas shopping at The Heritage Museum’s Holiday Bazaar! An array of handcrafted gifts will be displayed throughout the museum th ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Libby Polar Bear Season Begins (October 30, 2012)
The Libby Polar Bears met Sunday at Libby Creek for their ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS Volleyball (October 28, 2012)
Lady Loggers celebrate victory over Polson
The Lady Loggers scored a win Friday night over the Polson ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ski/Snowboard movies in Libby Oct. 27 (October 24, 2012)
To benefit Turner Ski Area
Turner Ski Area is excited to premiere two new ski/snowboard movies at the Dome Theater in Libby on Saturday, October 27, at 7:00pm. The ski film is called "The Dream Factory", and the snowboard film is called "Further". This is a Teton Gravity Research ski/s ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Pizza supper and benefit auction for Micah Kauffman Oct. 27th (October 23, 2012)
In Rexford
The public is invited to a pizza supper and benefit auction for Micah Kauffman on Saturday, October 27th. Proceeds will go to pay medical bills for Micah, who is the son of Paul and Suzanna Kauffman and grandson of Roman and Mary Kauffman. Micah and his family ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Lunch at the Golf Course (October 23, 2012)
This deer was enjoying a warm, sunny day browsing shrubs in a ... FULL STORY
Paint it Pink Fun Run for Breast Cancer (October 18, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Seventy-two walkers, runners, and horseback riders clad in pink shirts, shoes, coats, tu-tus, strollers, and boo-bee costumes complete with capes, braved chilly temperatures to participate in the 4th Annual Paint It Pink (PIP) 5K/10K Fun Run for Early Detectio ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall Golfing (October 18, 2012)
Cabinet View Golf Club provides spectacular scenery during ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam operations meeting Oct. 22 (October 17, 2012)
In Bonners Ferry, Idaho
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Libby Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a Libby Dam operations public information meeting in Bonners Ferry, Oct. 22 to discuss water management and operations as related to water year 2012. ... FULL STORY
Libby Food Pantry seeks food donations for the holidays (October 15, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby Food Pantry needs the community’s help in fulfilling the goal of a "Bird in Every Basket", for Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday baskets. ... FULL STORY
Libby Logger soccer team eliminated from play-offs (October 15, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby Loggers soccer team accomplished their pre-season goal by making the play-offs, but the Loggers were eliminated by Bigfork: Libby - 0, Bigfork - 1 The game marked the end of high school soccer for seniors Jake Reny, Austin Nagle, Juan Rios, and Jerem ... FULL STORY
Students participate in Elks Hoop Shoot (October 15, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby Elks Hoop Shooters stepped to the free throw line Friday in the Libby Elementary Gym and shot 25 free throws. The Elks Hoop Shoot is one of the largest youth sports activities in the country for boys and girls. Ages range from 8 to 13 with 3 divisions fo ... FULL STORY
Price of stamps to increase on Jan. 27 (October 14, 2012)
First-class letter will cost $ .46 cents
The price of stamps is set to increase on January 27, 2013. A first-class stamp will increase by one cent to 46 cents. Postcard postage will rise one cent to 33 cents. ... FULL STORY
Libby hospital improves experience for mammography and breast ultrasound patients (October 10, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
This is the tenth year St. John's Lutheran Hospital has conducted its recognition program for outstanding quality improvement team projects. This year's winner was the Imaging Department for the addition of a women's center to their department. The focus of ... FULL STORY
Old dynamite found (October 10, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff, about a dozen sticks of severely deteriorated explosive dated 1948 was found in an attic of an unused outbuilding on the old Rosenquist Ranch south of town behind the Western Montana Mental Health Center. An Environment ... FULL STORY
7th Annual Chili Cook-off a big success (October 10, 2012)
by Heritage Museum
The Heritage Museum's 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off took place last Saturday and a record number of samplers turned out to taste the 9 different chilies made by 8 contestants. It was a very chilly morning, but these dedicated cooks bundled up and went to work in t ... FULL STORY
Public encouraged to attend Cabinet View Fire Service meeting Oct. 13th (October 10, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Cabinet View Fire Service Area was dissolved by the Lincoln County Commissioners earlier this year, but the Cabinet View Fire Department is still here and will hold a town hall meeting October 13 at Cabinet View Fire Station on Lusher Road, at 3pm to determine ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kootenai River (October 10, 2012)
The Kootenai River is seen Tuesday from Old Highway 2, looking ... FULL STORY
Cabinet View Fire Department Town Hall meeting Oct. 13th (October 6, 2012)
Cabinet View Fire Department is holding a Town Hall meeting at 3:00PM on Saturday, October 13th at the Cabinet View Fire Station (352 Luscher Road, across from the Libby airport). Cabinet View Fire Service Area was dissolved, but Cabinet View Fire Department s ... FULL STORY
Libby Christian Church offers programs (October 4, 2012)
Libby Christian Church invites the public to ‘Unpacking Atheism Live Simulcast’ with Lee Strobel, Mark Mittleberg, and Dr. William Lane Craig on Sunday, October 14 from 5-7 p.m. at 100 Kootenai River Road. ... FULL STORY
2nd Libby Amphibole Symposium in Libby Oct. 12 & 13 (October 4, 2012)
by Dusti L. Thompson, CARD Outreach Specialist
CARD and the Libby Area Community Advisory Group (CAG) will host the 2nd Libby Amphibole Symposium. The symposium, first held in 2011, proved to be a valuable addition to promote understanding of Libby Amphibole Asbestos research both for the community and fo ... FULL STORY
3rd annual Research Rally in Libby Oct. 11 (October 4, 2012)
Learn about asbestos research and how research can improve the environment and human health
by Dusti L. Thompson, CARD Outreach Specialist
Ready, Set, RALLY...Research Rally that is! The Center for Asbestos Related Diseases (CARD) invites you to join us for the 3rd Annual Research Rally on Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at the Memorial Center in Libby from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. CARD staff, along with ... FULL STORY
FWP extends comment period on Draft Statewide Fisheries Management Plan to Oct. 26 (October 4, 2012)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana fisheries officials extended the comment period on a draft statewide fisheries management plan that would establish goals and direction for fisheries management, habitat protection and improvement, fishing access and angling opportunities for the next ... FULL STORY
Asbestos trust benefit enrollment ends Nov. 20th (October 4, 2012)
For people with health diseases related to Libby asbestos exposure
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The W.R. Grace Libby Medical Program (known as the Grace Plan, Health Network America, Triveris, or LMP) begun in 2000, ended in mid-September (2012). $19.5 million was set aside in a trust by the bankruptcy court to continue health benefits in some fashion fo ... FULL STORY
Groundbreaking for new Libby hospital Oct. 12 (October 4, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Ground breaking on the new St John's hospital in Libby is scheduled for Friday, October 12, 2012 at noon. The ceremony will take place at the parking lot behind the current St. John's Lutheran Hospital, 350 Louisiana Avenue, according to K. C. Hoyer, St. John' ... FULL STORY
Senior Citizen scam alert (October 4, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Lincoln County Sheriff Roby Bowe is warning senior citizens of a scheme circulating in Lincoln County to defraud senior citizens. ... FULL STORY
Ski & Snowboard Swap Oct. 13 (October 4, 2012)
Turner Mountain Ski Area is sponsoring a Ski & Snowboard Swap on Saturday, October 13th from 9:00am – 3:00pm at Asa Wood Gym in Libby. Register items for sale Friday, October 12th from 5:00pm – 8:30pm. There will be a large inventory of new and used ski and s ... FULL STORY
Bill Anderson concert Oct. 20th (October 2, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
"A Night With A Legend" concert, featuring classic country star Whisperin' Bill Anderson, is slated for October 20th, 2012 at 8PM in the Libby Veteran's Memorial Events Center. ... FULL STORY
Area lakes stocked with trout (October 2, 2012)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
A number of lakes and ponds in northwest Montana got bonus plants of fish as hatcheries prepare for winter. The Jocko River State Fish Hatchery in Arlee and the Murray Springs State Fish Hatchery in Eureka inventoried fish in excess of scheduled plants and are ... FULL STORY
Haunted House Oct. 26 & 27 (October 2, 2012)
The Kootenai Karacter’s are hosting a Haunted House on Friday, October 26th and Saturday, October 27th and Wednesday, October 31st from 7-10 p.m in the basement of DeShazer Ryan Realty in Libby. Cost is $4.00 person. The Haunted House is not recommended for sm ... FULL STORY
2012 Elk and deer hunting outlook (October 2, 2012)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
There are elk in Montana's hills and if the big sky drops some snow hunters could be in for a banner season in many areas. ... FULL STORY
Full Moon Over the Cabinets (October 2, 2012)
Sunday night's full moon was still shining brightly over the ... FULL STORY
Chili Cook-Off Oct. 6th (October 2, 2012)
Come and get it!
by Heritage Museum
This Saturday, October 6th, the gates will open at 7:30 AM for chili cooks who will then have until noon to come up with their best blend of special ingredients to hopefully win a prize in the 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off at The Heritage Museum. This year’s panel ... FULL STORY
Interest prompts FWP to offer more wolf trapper training (October 2, 2012)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Considerable interest in Montana's first wolf trapping season recently led state wildlife officials to add more opportunities for would-be trappers to enroll in a mandatory certification class. ... FULL STORY
MT Senator Max Baucus comments on EPA’s proposed new asbestos standards (October 2, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Senator Max Baucus has something to say about the EPA standards proposed for Libby Amphibole Asbestos which would declare airborne asbestos concentrations exceeding two-100,000ths of a fiber per cubic centimeter a health risk. Previously, the EPA has used a st ... FULL STORY
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