Libby Montana News - August 2019

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(1 pictures) Lemonade on the Lawn (August 30, 2019)
Bold Women in Montana History
Beth Judy, author of the book Bold Women in Montana History and a Humanities Montana speaker, gave a presentation at the Libby Library's Lemonade on the Lawn on Wednesday, August 28. Judy gave an outline of the fearless women featured in her book, all of whom ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Libby Crazy Days 2019 (August 30, 2019)
Sponsored by the Libby Area Business Association
The Libby Area Business Association hosted Crazy Days downtown on Friday and Saturday, August 23-24. Friday featured sidewalk sales while Saturday featured vendors and games on Mineral Avenue, which was closed for the event. ... FULL STORY
(149 pictures) Ignite the Nites 2019 Car Show (August 23, 2019)
The Libby Igniters Car Club held its annual Ignite the Nites event over the weekend of August 15-17. The popular car show, cruise and burnout contest are held every year the third weekend in August (2020 dates are August 13-15). Saturday's car show featured 4 ... FULL STORY
Special CWD hunting licenses sell out in two hours (August 20, 2019)
White-tailed deer licenses only eligible inside Libby CWD Management Zone
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Hunters quickly swooped up the 600 licenses that went on sale the morning of Aug. 19 as part of the Libby Special CWD Hunt. ... FULL STORY
Free Dementia class in Libby August 21 (August 20, 2019)
A free class offered by the Alzheimerís Association at the VFW
Communicating with someone living with Alzheimerís can be challenging. Often individuals living with dementia experience changes in behavior that can be confusing to friends and family. For caregivers, learning to decode messages through attitude, tone of voic ... FULL STORY
Two new replacement TV stations go online for Libby (August 20, 2019)
Two of Libby Video Clubís volunteers, Jim and Randy spent Saturday, August 10th, at the site on Sheldon Mountain replacing the last two stations that the Club reported were going away. Due to their efforts they have two new stations, COZJ (2.1) and AMG (6.1) ... FULL STORY
CARDís free asbestos screening now includes autoimmune testing (August 20, 2019)
The Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD) Clinic, located in Libby, Montana, is implementing a new component to the screening program for asbestos related diseases, called an ANA test. The new testing will affect anyone participating in the CARD Screenin ... FULL STORY
EPA to hold public meeting on proposed changes to Libby Groundwater cleanup Sept. 10 (August 20, 2019)
by Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposed plan to amend the Record of Decision for the Upper Aquifer (OU2). A 30-day public comment period on the plan runs from August 19 to September 18, 2019. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Backpack Program Raffle (August 17, 2019)
Libby Food Pantry
In memory of Mary and Larry Hebenstreit, Mary's car, a 1997 Toyota Avalon, will be raffled August 31. Proceeds will benefit the Libby Food Pantry's Backpack Program. The drawing will be at noon at the Libby Food Pantry. Tickets are $5/one, $10/three or $20/se ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) CARD Foundation donates over $24K to new parking lot (August 12, 2019)
by Center for Asbestos Related Disease
The Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD) Foundation, located in Libby, Montana, recently donated $24,381.94 to the CARD Clinic to help fund a much-needed new parking lot. According to Tracy McNew, Administrative Director at CARD, the clinic needs a new ... FULL STORY
FWP proposes to improve fisheries habitat on Therriault Creek near Eureka (August 12, 2019)
Comments accepted until Sept. 10, 2019
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on a proposal to restore riparian vegetation and improve fisheries habitat on Therriault Creek near Eureka in Lincoln County. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Oscar Mayer Wienermobile (August 9, 2019)
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile visited Libby Thursday afternoon, August 8, at Rosauers, offering free hot dogs and the chance to see the iconic Wienermobile in person. It was headed to Kalispell after its three-hour visit in Libby. ... FULL STORY
(47 pictures) Hot August Showdown (August 7, 2019)
Kootenai RC Racers
The Kootenai RC Racers held their 7th annual Hot August Showdown remote control car races over the weekend, August 3-4, at Snowshoe Speedway. There were 52 entries this year, doubling last year's 25 entries. Participants came from Libby, Missoula, Spokane, Id ... FULL STORY
Libby Chronic Wasting Disease detection (August 3, 2019)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Incident Command Team Update ... FULL STORY
Two Grizzly Bears moved into Cabinet Mountains (August 1, 2019)
To help recover population and improve genetic diversity
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and its partners moved two grizzly bears into the Cabinet-Yaak Ecosystem in Lincoln County as part of an augmentation program designed to recover the bear population and improve its genetic diversity. ... FULL STORY
(135 pictures) Kootenai River Stampede (August 1, 2019)
Libby's Kootenai River Stampede was held over the weekend, July 26-27, at J. Neils Park. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) rodeo has been held in Libby for many years, formerly as the Kootenai River Rodeo, and now the third year as the Kootena ... FULL STORY
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