Libby Montana News - December 2012

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(22 pictures) Libby Polar Bears New Year Plunge (December 31, 2012)
by Maggie Craig
The Libby Polar Bear Club, led by 70-year-old president Rick ... FULL STORY
Family seeks help for sonís illness (December 30, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The family and friends of Zachary Haines are uniting to raise money to help with Zacharyís battle against his brain stem tumor. ... FULL STORY
Pilot error a factor in fatal plane crash (December 29, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the 54-year-old CEO of Stinger Welding killed in a plane crash December 19th was not certified to pilot a Beech King Air twin turbo prop. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Steller's Jay (December 25, 2012)
Steller's Jays are year-round residents of northwest Montana ... FULL STORY
Libby woman killed in crash on snowy road (December 21, 2012)
5 people injured, Linda Dabel killed in two-vehicle collision
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby area resident Linda Jeanne Dabel, 67, died in a traffic crash Thursday, Dec. 20th, on Highway 2 at milepost 22 at 2:42 pm. ... FULL STORY
Two men killed in plane crash on Swede Mountain (December 20, 2012)
Stinger Welding CEO Carl Douglas, and John Smith perish in plane crash
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Stinger Welding, Inc. CEO Carl Douglas, and John Smith, a Stinger company driver, both died when Douglas's plane crashed Tuesday night, Dec. 18th on Swede Mountain. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mountain Ash (December 19, 2012)
Mountain ash berries are capped with snow Wednesday, making a ... FULL STORY
Searchers look for missing plane (December 19, 2012)
Due to land at Libby airport on Dec 18th, but never arrived
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Lincoln County Sheriff's office says an aircraft is missing south of Libby. The aircraft reportedly was due to land at the Libby airport at midnight Tuesday, but did not arrive. David Thompson Search and Rescue is in the general area of the last known coor ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Spreading good will and cheer during the holidays (December 19, 2012)
Kootenai Valley Head Start took their children on a field trip on Wednesday, December 19, to the Libby Care Center. They sang for the residents and the children did a craft activity with the residents, and enjoyed cookies and milk. KV Head Start will be having ... FULL STORY
Revett to install ground monitoring devices at Troy Mine (December 18, 2012)
Response to earthquake on Dec. 5th
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Revett Minerals has temporarily suspended underground mining operations at its Troy Mine due to concerns with underground geotechnical conditions. ... FULL STORY
Libby hospital updates (December 18, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Employees at St. John's Lutheran Hospital teamed up to support ĎChristmas Is For Kidsí with a donation of $648, plus a few toys donated by hospital employees for their November Jeans Day fundraiser. ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Polar Bear Plunge (December 12, 2012)
by Maggie Craig, LibbyMT.com
It was the chilliest plunge of this season Sunday, as three intrepid Polar Bears took their weekly swim in Libby Creek. With the air temperature at 23 degrees, the water at 36 degrees, and snow on the ground, it was weather fit for winter swimmers. Rick Klin ... FULL STORY
Fundraiser bake sale for Clay Edgmon Dec. 15th (December 12, 2012)
During the Libby Logger basketball games
A fundraiser bake sale will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, for Clay Edgmon at the Libby High School basketball games. Clay was just diagnosed with cancer. The event, "Help Clay Stomp Cancer," will be from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. during the freshman, JV and varsity b ... FULL STORY
Tips about traps (December 12, 2012)
Reminder: Trappers and pet owners can take precautions to avoid accidental dog capture
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
With standard furbearer seasons underway and wolf trapping set to begin on December 15, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) reminds pet owners to be mindful that there could be trapping activity in the woods. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Polar Bear 2013 New Year Plunge Dec. 30th (December 11, 2012)
Libby Montana Polar Bears will be celebrating their 2013 New Year Plunge on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Location will be at the Riverfront Park on the Kootenai River at the Boat Ramp. Refreshments and a warm fire will be set up for Plungers and Spec ... FULL STORY
Earthquake causes temporary shutdown of Troy mine for safety (December 11, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The temporary closure of operations at the Troy mine on Wednesday, December 5th, was the result of a magnitude 2.9 earthquake 22 miles southwest of Libby, according to the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS). The depth of the quake was at .6 miles, says the USGS. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Black-capped Chickadee (December 8, 2012)
Black-capped Chickadees are common and easily recognizable ... FULL STORY
House fire deemed arson (December 7, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The house fire last Saturday south of town at 561 Terrace View has been determined an arson. ... FULL STORY
Libby Christian Church offers Christmas programs (December 6, 2012)
Libby Christian Church is offering special programs for Christmas. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) $20,000 reward offered for arrest & conviction of Mitchell Walck (December 6, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson of the Salt Lake City Division has announced a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Mitchell Lee Walck. ... FULL STORY
Eagle project runs into hitch (December 6, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
A group wanting to construct the "world's largest metal eagle sculpture" at the North end of Mineral Avenue at the cul de sac has been told by the City Council the property upon which the proposed eagle would be constructed does not belong to the City. ... FULL STORY
City Council gives conditional approval for veteranís monument in Libby (December 6, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby City Council has granted "conditional approval" to a veteran's group for the construction of a veteran's monument in the newly developed Riverfront Park. ... FULL STORY
Fire damages Libby area home (December 4, 2012)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
A house fire over the weekend, south of town near the Old Branding Iron at 561 Terrace View, caused an estimated $150,000 damage to the two-story ranch style home The fire was reported around 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. No one was injured. The home was unoccupied a ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Only in Libby? (December 2, 2012)
Not many homeowners could boast of having their own herd of ... FULL STORY
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