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Libby Montana News - September 2017

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Heritage Museum end-of-season celebration Sept 23 (September 20, 2017)
by Libby Heritage Museum
The Heritage Museum is holding an end-of-season celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony this Saturday, September 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ... FULL STORY
(17 pictures) Kootenai Harvest Festival 2017 (September 19, 2017)
The third annual Kootenai Harvest Festival was held Saturday, September 16, at Riverfront Park. Locally-grown garden produce, vendors, live music, presentations, kids' activities and a Farm-to-Table dinner were featured to celebrate the season. ... FULL STORY
(34 pictures) Heritage Museum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (September 19, 2017)
The Heritage Museum is holding an end-of-season celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony this Saturday, September 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The day is packed: there’s a pie baking contest in the morning (drop off pies 10:00 a.m. to noon with judging fr ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) West Fork Fire (September 17, 2017)
Planned burnout
Fire crews held burnout operations Saturday on the West Fork fire north of Bobtail Ridge on the east side of the fire. The burnout is intended to reduce unburned vegetation between the fire line and the fire perimeter. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Chainsaw Carving Championship (September 17, 2017)
Steven Higgins works on his carving Saturday afternoon for the chainsaw carving competition being held in Libby this weekend. The competitors' works will be judged Sunday at noon. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Chainsaw Carving Championship (September 15, 2017)
Libby's Ron Adamson works on his Quick Carve piece Friday during Kootenai Country Montana's inaugural Chainsaw Carving Championship. Carvers from around the country, the United Kingdom and Japan will create chainsaw art through Sunday on Mineral Avenue. For t ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) West Fork Fire (September 15, 2017)
Helicopters were active Wednesday on the West Fork and Moose Peak fires. This one was dipping out of the Kootenai for a water drop on the West Fork Fire. ... FULL STORY
FVCC and LCC will remain closed Friday, September 15 (September 14, 2017)
Schools close in response to threats
by Flathead Valley Community College
Public Notice: ... FULL STORY
(53 pictures) Nordicfest Heritage Festival (September 11, 2017)
The 33rd annual Nordicfest, now called Nordicfest Heritage Festival, was held over the weekend, September 8-9. Originally created to celebrate Libby's Scandinavian heritage, Nordicfest has now expanded to recognize other cultures of the region. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial (September 6, 2017)
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial left Troy Wednesday morning, traveling through Libby on its way to Kalispell. The traveling replica, nicknamed "The Wall That Heals," will be set up next to Rosauers and available for viewing from September 7-10. Hauled by Jim Pa ... FULL STORY
Weyerhaeuser closes lands in western Montana to all public access (September 6, 2017)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks media release
Weyerhaeuser Company today (Tuesday, Sept 5, 2017) announced effective immediately that all its lands in Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, Missoula, Sanders and Ravalli counties in western Montana are closed to public access due to the extreme forest fire danger. The c ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) The Traveling Wall That Heals (September 5, 2017)
Parked in Troy Tuesday, September 5
The traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial was parked at the Troy Community Baptist Church Tuesday afternoon, where the education trailer was opened for public viewing. The Wall will leave for Kalispell at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, with a Montana Highway Patrol and m ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) West Fork Fire (September 2, 2017)
The West Fork Fire on the Kootenai National Forest was started by lightning the morning of August 30. As of Saturday afternoon, September 2, the fire had grown to 900 acres with an impressive display of smoke. The fire is located five miles north of Kootenai ... FULL STORY
(46 pictures) Kootenai Valley Triathlon (September 1, 2017)
Run, Paddle, Pedal
Libby Christian Church hosted its third annual Kootenai Valley Triathlon on Saturday, August 26. A 5K run or 3K walk, a 7 mile paddle down the Kootenai River and 7.5 mile bike ride back to town comprised the event, which could be completed solo or as a team. ... FULL STORY
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