Libby Montana News - April 2014

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Moose, Sheep, Goat hunting applications due May 1 (April 28, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials remind hunters applying for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat licenses that they will see changes in fees as a result of state legislation adopted last year. ... FULL STORY
CARD ‘Stay At Home’ Fundraiser Gala May 20 (April 24, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD) Foundation will be holding its "Stay At Home" Fundraiser Gala on Tues. May 20th. The concept of this dinner is simple: instead of going out for a fancy meal hosted by a charity, The CARD Foundation will deliver th ... FULL STORY
Changes made to Lincoln County voting precincts (April 24, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Changes in the legislative districts across the state have resulted in changes to voting precincts in Lincoln County. ... FULL STORY
Migratory Birds of Prey talk May 3 (April 18, 2014)
At Libby Dam
Learn about Migratory Birds of Prey from the experts: the birds themselves! ... FULL STORY
Berget appointed to Rail Service Competition Council (April 18, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Lincoln County Commissioner Tony Berget has been appointed by Governor Steve Bullock to serve on Montana's Rail Service Competition Council, a 13-member committee aimed at improving railroad service across the state. ... FULL STORY
Libby High School reclassified to Class B (April 16, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Montana High School Association Executive Board reclassified several schools Tuesday including Libby. The Executive Board at a regularly scheduled meeting reclassified several schools beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Libby, currently Class A will ... FULL STORY
Corps increases releases from Libby Dam to create storage space (April 15, 2014)
by Libby Dam
In response to increased snowpack in the Kootenai Bain during the month of March, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is discharging full powerhouse capacity, about 25,000 cubic feet per second, at Libby Dam. Corps' water managers plan to maintain releases at fu ... FULL STORY
Libby Ballet May 10th (April 12, 2014)
Libby Ballet’s Mother’s Day 2014 performances will be on Saturday, May 10th at 3:00 in the afternoon and 7:00 in the evening at the Memorial Events Center. There will be excerpts from Swan Lake, Giselle and Les Sylphides, with pieces by Libby’s own talented mu ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Libby Fire Department does controlled training burn (April 11, 2014)
Photos by Dee Teske
Libby Volunteer Fire Department did a controlled training burn of a house near City Hall on Thursday, April 10th. The home had been empty for several years. Photos by Dee Teske. ... FULL STORY
Grizzly captured near Eureka, released in Glacier National Park (April 11, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
According to FWP Bear and Lion Specialist Erik Wenum, a 6-year old 340-pound male grizzly bear was captured on April 6 south of Eureka. FWP was assisted by USDA Wildlife Services personnel in capturing the grizzly. ... FULL STORY
Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt April 19th (April 4, 2014)
Libby Christian Church invites everyone to their Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th from 11AM to Noon at the Church, 100 Kootenai River Road. The event is for kids ages 1 through 11. There will be prizes, candy and thousands of eggs! ... FULL STORY
Amtrak changes Libby passenger train schedule (April 4, 2014)
To arrive three hours earlier in morning
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Amtrak East-bound Empire Builder will be arriving at the Libby Depot three hours earlier than its usual time of 5:30am. It will now arrive at 2:30am as a result of increasing Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight traffic, namely oil trains from North Dakota ... FULL STORY
Final Biological Opinion issued for Montanore project (April 4, 2014)
No jeopardy to T&E species in area around project
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
March 31, 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued the Final Biological Opinion for the Montanore Silver-Copper Project located at Libby. Issuance of the Final Biological Opinion is a major milestone toward completing the permitting of the Monta ... FULL STORY
Kootenai Wildland Firefighter Challenge & Firesafe Expo June 7, 2014 (April 4, 2014)
The Kootenai Wildland Firefighter Challenge & Firesafe Expo 2014 will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 1-5PM at J. Neils Park in Libby. The event will include fire agencies, local government, FireSafe Council, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the R ... FULL STORY
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