Libby Montana News - August 2014

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An Amazing Race Youth Group Kick Off Sept. 3 (August 31, 2014)
Libby Christian Church will be sponsoring An Amazing Race Youth Group Kick Off on Wednesday, September 3rd. The event will be at Libby Christian Church, 100 Kootenai River Rd, and will include ZORB Ball Race, Racing Carts, and Epic Relay Race. For more inform ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Bull River Valley (August 29, 2014)
The Bull River valley is beautiful most any time of year, ... FULL STORY
Caller ID Spoofing (August 27, 2014)
Caller faking phone numbers for spam phone calls
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, LibbyMT.com
Earlier this week we received an angry phone call from a woman who said she was tired of receiving phone calls two or three times a day from "Libby" and what she claimed was our business phone number. The calls were spam for credit card offers and other things ... FULL STORY
Online registration open for some Northwest Montana Hunter Education classes (August 27, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Online registration is now open for Hunter Education classes across northwest Montana. All registration for Hunter Education Classes in northwest Montana is through the FWP website online. Register online at fwp.mt.gov; click Hunter Ed Schedule and follow di ... FULL STORY
Lemonade on the Lawn Aug. 27 (August 25, 2014)
by Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library will host the final Lemonade on the Lawn on Wednesday, August 27 at noon. "Beyond Help" with Lee Tonner and friends will provide musical entertainment. This group is always a crowd pleaser with their bluegrass, Irish and other favorites. ... FULL STORY
FVCC offers Online Manufacturing Programs (August 25, 2014)
by Flathead Valley Community College
Starting this fall, Northwest Montana residents can earn an online Certificate of Technical Science in three different advanced manufacturing programs. The one-semester programs include electronics technician, machinist technician and industrial maintenance. ... FULL STORY
Libby hospital implements workforce reduction (August 25, 2014)
Reducing costs and improving efficiencies
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
A total of eight positions within five departments have been affected by a targeted reduction in workforce at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center. Some employees were required to reduce their hours, while others were laid off. ... FULL STORY
Tentative agreement reached on County tax overpayments (August 21, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Lincoln County and the Revett Mining Company have reached a tentative agreement concerning Revett’s overpayment of Net and Gross Proceeds taxes. The metal mines taxes are paid on the value of minerals mined at the Troy Mine during a production year. The overpa ... FULL STORY
(43 pictures) Igniters Car Show 2014 (August 20, 2014)
Intermittent rain showers didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the ... FULL STORY
Drowning victim identified (August 18, 2014)
Anthony Joseph Bachman of Missoula, Montana
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Anthony Joseph Bachman, age 62, of Missoula, drown after falling off of the bow of a moving pontoon boat on Middle Thompson Lake, across from Logan State Park, about 45 miles southeast of Libby about 6:10 pm Saturday, August 16th. ... FULL STORY
Drowning accident claims man in Middle Thompson Lake (August 18, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Saturday (August 16), about 6:10 pm, an adult male drown after falling off of a boat on Middle Thompson Lake, across from Logan State Park, about 45 miles southeast of Libby. ... FULL STORY
MT Wolf licenses available (August 12, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana's wolf hunting licenses will be available beginning Aug. 4 for the state's 2014-15 regulated wolf hunting season. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Riverfront Blues Festival (August 12, 2014)
It was another successful Riverfront Blues Festival over the ... FULL STORY
Lemonade on the Lawn August 13 in Libby (August 12, 2014)
Featuring local author, Cyrus Lee
The next program of the Lemonade on the Lawn series will be Wednesday, August 13th at noon with a book reading by local author, Cyrus Lee. Lee’s book, Me and the '53, is a coming of age story of a 12-year-old transplanted from Texas to a rural Montana town whe ... FULL STORY
Quilt Show 2014 Sept. 12-14 in Libby (August 12, 2014)
During Nordicfest
Everyone is invited to view this year’s Quilt Show September 12-14th during Nordicfest. The show will be in the former Asa Wood Elementary School, 700 Idaho Avenue. Join Quilter of the Year Kayley Robertson. There will be a quilt raffle, baked goods, country ... FULL STORY
MT Landowners granted new wolf tool (August 12, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
The Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission recently adopted rules and an annual wolf quota completing the process necessary to allow private landowners to take a limited number of wolves per year that potentially threaten livestock, domestic dogs or human safety. ... FULL STORY
Astronomy presentation August 29th in Libby (August 5, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Astronomy Club invites the public to a special presentation on Friday, August 29th, at 7 pm, in the Fireside Room of the Venture Inn, in Libby. Mike Herr, retired NASA Senior Engineer, will be displaying what he often presents at a planetarium. The topics ... FULL STORY
Wildfire update (August 5, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Kootenai Forest has successfully dealt with 16 fires the first three days of August. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Eureka Quilt Show (August 4, 2014)
by Maggie Craig
Eureka celebrated the tenth anniversary of its outdoor quilt show Saturday with nearly 600 quilts large and small lining the town from the Historical Village to main street businesses. Judy Porter, a former Libby resident, was the 2014 featured quilter with m ... FULL STORY
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