Libby Montana News - April 2020

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Changes for Sunburst Foundation in Eureka (April 24, 2020)
Foundation splits into two entities, arts programs to continue
The Sunburst Foundation has served the Tobacco Valley area around Eureka in northwest Montana for the past 25 years with the goal of enhancing the lives of community members through three general areas: human services, arts, and education. Over the course of t ... FULL STORY
Montana begins phased reopening (April 23, 2020)
On Wednesday, April 22nd, Governor Bullock announced Montanaís phased approach to reopening, with changes implemented as soon as this weekend. Read below for the breakdown of Phase 1. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Overnight lane restrictions expected to begin April 23 (April 23, 2020)
US 2 Swamp Creek East
by Montana Department of Transportation
The Montana Department of Transportation is reconstructing five miles of roadway and a bridge over Swamp Creek on US Highway 2, approximately 15 miles southeast of Libby. Construction is anticipated to be completed in fall 2020. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Springtime (April 21, 2020)
A pair of Canada geese enjoy a recent sunny afternoon in a pond at Schreiber Meadows. ... FULL STORY
Libby real estate news (April 20, 2020)
January through March 2020
by Alice Hayes, Team Hayes Realtors LLC
How has the Libby, Troy, & Yaak Market Been in 2020?? ... FULL STORY
Heritage Museum listed on the National Register of Historic Places (April 20, 2020)
by Heritage Museum
On March 27, 2020, the unique 46-year old, 12-sided Heritage Museum log building in Libby was approved by the National Park Service for listing on the U. S. National Register of Historic Places. ... FULL STORY
Public comment sought for Museum roof replacement project (April 20, 2020)
Comments due by May 30, 2020
by Heritage Museum
Public Notice of Proposed Heritage Museum Roof Replacement Project ... FULL STORY
President Trump and national COVID-19 Team unveil guidelines for reopening America (April 16, 2020)
Governors empowered to tailor a phased approach to reopening their states
by LibbyMT.com
On Thursday, April 16th, President Trump issued new guidelines to enable individual states to reopen after the shut-down due to the coronavirus. The reopening is to be done in phases, using a deliberate data-driven approach. Under the guidelines, states will r ... FULL STORY
(10 pictures) Libby's Social Hour (April 11, 2020)
Cruising Mineral Avenue
The second community get-together in the form of a Friday night cruise occurred on Mineral Avenue Friday, April 10. Residents came out in force to cruise "the gut" which this time included a LVFD fire truck with Sparky the Fire Dog and a Sheriff's truck with E ... FULL STORY
Montana nonresident spring turkey and black bear hunting suspended (April 9, 2020)
Due to COVID-19 quarantine
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Following the extension of Montana Gov. Steve Bullockís directive that out of state travelers must quarantine for 14 days, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks director Martha Williams has suspended nonresident hunting seasons for spring turkey and black bear until ... FULL STORY
Governor extends Montana COVID-19 Directives through April 24 (April 8, 2020)
by Governor Steve Bullock media release
Today (Wednesday, April 8, 2020) I extended my Directives through April 24 to protect Montanans from COVID-19 by slowing the spread of the virus in Montana. ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Cruising the Gut (April 5, 2020)
In Libby's time-honored tradition of "cruising the gut," Friday evening saw a multitude of cars and trucks cruising up and down Mineral Avenue, starting at 6:00 p.m. It seemed to give a sense of solidarity and normalcy to residents coping with the coronavirus ... FULL STORY
Governor Bullock issues Directive to prevent spread of COVID-19 in State Correctional Facilities (April 3, 2020)
Will consider early release of some prisoners
by Montana Governor Steve Bullock
On Thursday, April 2nd, Governor Steve Bullock issued a Directive implementing measures at correctional facilities in Montana to protect inmates and staff and curtail the spread of COVID-19. ... FULL STORY
Governor Bullock announces Directive to extend motor vehicle deadlines, provide services online and by mail (April 2, 2020)
Driverís licenses can be renewed online or by mail, deadlines extended for titles and registration
by Montana Governor Steve Bullock
On Thursday, April 2nd, Montana Governor Steve Bullock issued a Directive allowing Montanans to renew their driverís licenses online and by mail and extended the deadline to complete title and registration paperwork to provide essential services without furthe ... FULL STORY
Governor Bullock announces additional guidance on Childcare Facilities to ensure access for Montana°¶s essential workers (April 1, 2020)
Directive requires safeguards to protect children, families, and childcare workers from spread of COVID-19
by Montana Governor Steve Bullock
On Wednesday, April 1st, Governor Steve Bullock issued a Directive providing additional guidance on childcare facilities to ensure that Montana°¶s essential workers can receive access to childcare during the state of emergency. Additionally, the Directive requ ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Springtime (April 3, 2020)
In spite of the challenging times we're living in right now, there are still hopeful signs of better days ahead. Like watching and hearing the birds with their springtime rituals, bringing a brief sense of normalcy to our world. These photos were taken at Log ... FULL STORY
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