Libby Montana News - October 2019

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(56 pictures) Kootenai Aviation Scenic Tour (October 28, 2019)
by Maggie Craig
Bill Caldwell of Kootenai Aviation has been providing scenic air tours around northwest Montana since 2007. His specialty is scenic tours of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area, but he has also given tours around Glacier National Park, and for a time also p ... FULL STORY
Holiday Bazaar Nov. 1 & 2 (October 30, 2019)
At the Heritage Museum in Libby
The Heritage Museum’s Holiday Bazaar is Friday, Nov. 1st from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This well-known event gives you an early start on Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping for handcrafted items and homemade edibles. The museum ... FULL STORY
EPA deletes Superfund sites in Region 8 (October 30, 2019)
by Includes part of Libby asbestos site
On October 29, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 the agency deleted all or part of four sites from Superfund’s National Priorities List (NPL) in EPA Region 8, benefitting communities in Colorado, Monta ... FULL STORY
Big game harvest slightly below average (October 30, 2019)
General deer and elk hunting season runs through Dec. 1
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana renewed a time-honored tradition with the start of the general big game hunting season. ... FULL STORY
2019 Turkey Dash Nov. 23 in Libby (October 30, 2019)
The 2019 Turkey Dash will be held on Saturday, November 23rd. This is a 5K family fun run/walk that starts at the Pure North Athletic Center, 952 E Spruce St in Libby at 10:00 a.m. ... FULL STORY
How Is Libby, Troy, Yaak’s Real Estate Market in 2019? (October 30, 2019)
by Guest article by Alice Hayes, Loveless Realty
January 1, 2019 – October 1, 2019 Current RE figures were: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Autumn Larch (October 23, 2019)
The larch have turned color into their golden glory over the past week, shown here at McGregor Lake on Wednesday afternoon. ... FULL STORY
Grizzly Bears moved from Libby, Bigfork areas (October 21, 2019)
Landowners asked to reduce, secure food attractants to avoid wildlife conflicts
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks personnel moved grizzly bears from separate areas of northwest Montana after the bears attempted to access food sources. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Thursday Night Pursuits Solo Hunt 2019 (October 21, 2019)
Libby Christian Church is offering a worship experience for those who like hunting and the outdoors. It will take place on five Thursdays during hunting season: October 24 and 31, and November 7, 14 and 21, at 7:00PM. Weekly giveaways of firearms and other f ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ‘Snow White’ performance Oct 25 & 26 and Nov. 2 (October 17, 2019)
By the Pitiful Players
The Pitiful Players will present "Snow White" Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the KW Maki Theatre in Libby, and Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Lincoln Theatre in Troy. All shows are at 7pm, and all shows are FREE, so bring the whole fam ... FULL STORY
Memorial Service for Elaine Martin Nov. 2 (October 17, 2019)
A memorial service will be held for Elaine Martin on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11:00 at Libby Church of God, 1007 Utah Ave. Light lunch to follow for family and friends. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society. ... FULL STORY
Illegally introduced Walleyes discovered in Upper Thompson Lake (October 17, 2019)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists found two walleyes in Upper Thompson Lake last week during a routine fisheries survey. This is the first documented detection of the predacious non-native fish in Lincoln County and is an illegal introduction. ... FULL STORY
Public comment sought for Thompson Chain of Lakes Forestry Project (October 11, 2019)
Deadline for public comment is Nov. 9, 2019
by Montana State Parks
Montana State Parks is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Forest Management Project at Thompson Chain of Lakes State Park and Logan State Park near Libby, Montana. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Fall Meets Winter (October 9, 2019)
The second snowstorm of the season hit the Libby area Tuesday night, again reaching into the valley. While the deciduous vegetation has rapidly turned color and the larch is beginning to, the early snow is confusing for the plants, animals and people not quite ... FULL STORY
Libby Chamber October General Meeting & Chamber Luncheon Oct. 9 (October 8, 2019)
Let's Talk about Broadband
by Dawn Ballou
The Libby Area Chamber of Commerce will host their October General Meeting & Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday, October 9th at the Gracious Table in Libby starting at noon. Special guest speaker will be MontanaSkyʼs founder and owner, Fred Weber, who will giv ... FULL STORY
Libby Community Conversations Oct. 10th (October 8, 2019)
The Libby Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting Libby Community Conversations on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:30PM at the Dome Theater. ... FULL STORY
18th Annual Bow Wow Bash Oct. 19 (October 8, 2019)
Fundraiser for Kootenai Pets for Life
The 18th Annual Bow Wow Bash will be held on Saturday, October 19th at the Libby VFW. The event is a fundraiser for Kootenai Pets for Life (KPFL). Many local area businesses and individuals have made generous donations giving a wide variety of items to bid on ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Halloween Party at Libby Christian Church Oct. 31 (October 8, 2019)
Everyone is invited to bring the family to the Libby Christian Church, 100 Kootenai River Road, on Thursday, October 31st for Halloween fun. They will be having a Fall Party from 5:00 to 6:30PM and Pursuits for Kids from 7:00 to 8:00PM. There will be candy, ga ... FULL STORY
FWP approves habitat improvement projects in Northwest Montana (October 8, 2019)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is moving forward with two habitat improvement projects in northwest Montana. ... FULL STORY
Data and findings released from Kootenai River sampling effort (October 8, 2019)
Water quality and fish tissue results show elevated levels of selenium and nitrates associated with upstream sources
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
On Sept. 23, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), released the results of a water quality study indicating elevated levels of selenium in water and fish, and elevated nitrates in water, in ... FULL STORY
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