Libby Montana News - December 2005

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Libby Irish Fair March 11th (December 26, 2005)
Art & Craft fair, musical performances
The 11th annual Libby Irish Fair will be held on Saturday, March 11th, at the Memorial Center in Libby. The featured performers will be by An Dochas, along with the Haran Irish Dancers. The concert will be at 7 pm. The arts & crafts fair opens at 10 am at the ... FULL STORY
Nonresident snomobilers must buy MT permit (December 26, 2005)
Nonresident snowmobile riders are reminded that they must purchase a snowmobile use permit to ride in Montana. The permits cost $15 per machine. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) STOKR 2006: May 13-14, 2006 (December 6, 2005)
Entry forms will be mailed out Feb. 1, 2006
Weíre already getting inquiries about next yearís STOKR, the Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike ride, so here is the latest info from organizers. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cross-Country Skiing on South Flower Creek trails (December 6, 2005)
Groomed trails and Saturday Night Skiing under the lights
The South Flower Creek cross-country ski trails are now being groomed and Saturday Night Skiing Under the Lights is expected to start shortly, according to Kootenai X-C Ski Club volunteers. South Flower Creek has about 8 kilometers of trails located four mile ... FULL STORY
Who hasnít heard about asbestos? (December 19, 2005)
by Dawn Ballou, Editor, LibbyMT.com
With the recent motion by W.R. Grace lawyers asking that the trial be moved out of Montana because the jury pool is tainted due to extraordinary media coverage of this case, we began to wonder where, if anyplace, could this trial be moved where people havenít ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) More Snow on the Way (December 28, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
Heavy, wet snow began to fall Wednesday, with more forecast for the next several days. Skiers are hoping this storm will bring enough snow to open Turner Mountain, which has been closed to date due to a lack of snow. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Happy Holidays! (December 25, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
(1 pictures) Asa Wood Christmas Play (December 20, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
Asa Wood students presented their Christmas program, "The Incredible Reindeer," to parents and community members with two performances Tuesday at the Memorial Center. Tuesday turned out to be the students' last day before Christmas vacation, with Wednesday bei ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Bringing Home the Christmas Tree (December 12, 2005)
14-year old Hunter Sheffield brings home their fresh cut Christmas tree near Libby. Photo courtesy Jay Sheffield. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Treasure Tones at LMS (December 14, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
The Treasure Tones visited Libby Middle School Wednesday afternoon to provide some Christmas cheer. LMS teacher Tom Gallagher was invited to participate, much to the delight of the students. The Treasure Tones will present their Christmas concert Sunday at the ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Festival of Trees (December 9, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
St. John's Lutheran Hospital held its Festival of Trees and Holiday Gala over the weekend at the Memorial Center. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the hospital, which is nearing its $1 million endowment goal. ... FULL STORY
Night Skiing Saturday Dec. 10 (December 8, 2005)
South Flower X-C Ski Course
There will be night skiing at the South Flower cross-country ski course this Saturday, December 10, at 6 pm, according to Kootenai X-C Ski Club members. The course is groomed and in great shape! ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Loon Lake (December 8, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
Sunrise over Loon Lake south of Libby on Thursday. ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam flow schedule (December 6, 2005)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Libby Dam will be operating at the following flow levels for December 6-9, 2005: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Polar Bears (December 4, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
Polar Bears Rick Klin, Bob Gray and Dan McLaury, from left, brave 20 degree air and 33 degree (that's 33 degree) water temperatures to take their weekly polar bear plunge Sunday in Libby Creek. Mark your calendar to visit the Polar Bears for their New Year's d ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) More Snow (December 1, 2005)
by Maggie Craig
Sunshine briefly poked through the clouds over the Kootenai River Thursday afternoon before another snowstorm hit northwest Montana throughout the night, adding several more inches of snow to the area. ... FULL STORY
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