Libby Montana News - July 2020

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(119 pictures) Kootenai Highland Gathering (July 26, 2020)
by Maggie Craig
The Kootenai Highlanders held their eighth annual Highland Gathering over the weekend of July 17-18 at the River Bend. After much discussion and deliberation earlier in the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was decided that the event could proceed, and th ... FULL STORY
Montana sheriffs say they cannot enforce Governor’s face mask order (July 21, 2020)
Thirty-eight Montana sheriffs signed a joint opinion editorial letter on July 17th basically saying they cannot enforce the Governor’s statewide face covering mandate. It appeared as a guest column on the Gallatin Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. The letter inc ... FULL STORY
(38 pictures) Two Rivers Rendezvous (July 17, 2020)
The Kootenai Muzzleloaders held their annual Two Rivers Rendezvous at Fawn Creek Campground over the weekend of July 9-12. Saturday afternoon's sign-up had 83 participants, which is a good turnout for the event. The weather cooperated with overall moderate tem ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Governor Bullock issues statewide mask mandate for Montana (July 17, 2020)
For all persons ages 5 and up in indoor public places, effective until state of emergency is declared over
Montana Governor Bullock issued a statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 declare that a state of emergency exists in Montana due to the global outbreak of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus. COVID-19 is an easily transmi ... FULL STORY
US 2 Swamp Creek East project nearly complete (July 15, 2020)
Chip sealing begins mid-July
Chip sealing work will begin on US Hwy 2 Swamp Creek East project beginning July 14th, depending on the weather. Motorists should expect fresh oil and loose gravel on the roadway. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane and controlled with a pilot car when wo ... FULL STORY
(19 pictures) Kootenai RC Flyers Fun Fly (July 13, 2020)
The Kootenai RC Flyers Fun Fly was held Saturday, July 11, at the club's airstrip on the Haul Road. Local club members and others from Eureka and the Flathead shared their interest in remote controlled flying aircraft for the day. Local Boy Scout Troop 1971 w ... FULL STORY
(13 pictures) Kootenai Classic Softball Tournament (July 13, 2020)
At J. Neils Park
Libby's Kootenai Classic softball tournament was held over the weekend, July 11-12, at J. Neils Park. Twenty-four teams from northwest Montana as well as Idaho and Washington were represented at the two-day, four-game guaranteed tournament for men's and co-rec ... FULL STORY
(22 pictures) Liberty on Parade (July 7, 2020)
A morning parade through downtown kicked off the "Liberty on Parade" event on July 4 in Libby. The Independence Day celebration was organized after Troy cancelled its annual observance of the holiday due to Covid-19 concerns. Activities following the parade in ... FULL STORY
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