Libby Montana News - January 2006

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(1 pictures) Golf Course (January 28, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
If you're looking for a great place close to town to go cross-country skiing, the golf course is worth a visit. With its easy terrain and beautiful view of the Cabinet Mountains (on a sunny day), it's a wonderful place for a family day of easy skiing. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) New Habitat for Humanity House (January 21, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
A visitor leaves the newest Habitat for Humanity house built by the Kootenai Valley Partners during an open house Saturday afternoon. A dedication ceremony preceded the open house welcoming new homeowners Christian and Yvette Fernandez and their four children. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) LMS Sledding (January 20, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
It was a fine day for sledding Friday at Libby Middle School, with lots of new snow and a hill that was just right for this little guy and his younger sister. ... FULL STORY
Need a Job? Consider Wyoming (January 17, 2006)
If you can pass a drug test, and are willing to relocate for a bit, there are good paying jobs to be found
Attention Libbyites and Lincoln County residents: Need a job? If you can pass a drug test and are willing to relocate a day’s drive away from northwest Montana for awhile, there are many good jobs available just next door in Wyoming. ... FULL STORY
Sturgeon Recovery Project update (January 14, 2006)
(Reprinted from the Columbia River Basin Bulletin Weekly Fish & Wildlife News, January 13, 2006: http://www.cbbulletin.com/Free/128181.aspx) ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter Moose (January 13, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
This mama moose and last spring's calf wandered through a field south of Libby on Friday, enjoying the mild winter weather and easy forage. ... FULL STORY
W.R. Grace trial won’t be moved from Montana (January 12, 2006)
Change of Venue motion denied
by Dawn Ballou
The trial against W.R. Grace Company and seven executives won’t be moved from Montana, a federal court judge ruled on Wednesday. W.R. Grace attorneys filed a motion for a change of venue last September arguing that inflammatory media coverage over six years ha ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Middle Thompson Lake (January 11, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
A few die-hard ice fishermen are still testing their luck on the larger lakes, but the ice conditions are not good and several break-throughs have been reported. Try the smaller lakes for ice fishing, and be prepared for thin ice! These two were fishing Middle ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Yaak Falls (January 9, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Yaak Falls is a beautiful sight, even on a gray winter day, as seen here on Monday. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) ‘Looking Back’ revisits Libby history (January 5, 2006)
New book by June Hileman of The Western News
For those who love Libby and want to know more about the history of the area, there is a wonderful new book that just came out called, "Looking Back, A collection of columns from the pages of The Western News", written by June Hileman. ... FULL STORY
Real Estate in Libby, Troy & the Yaak (January 5, 2006)
Guest article by Alice L. Hayes, Loveless Realty
Welcome to real estate in Lincoln County. We have the privilege of being longtime residents of a beautiful area in the “last best place”. It is always our pleasure to assist buyers wishing to relocate to our special corner of Montana. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Cabinet Mountains (January 5, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
While the weather was foggy Thursday in town, it was sunny and clear just outside of town, providing a nice view of the Cabinets with fresh snow. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Polar Bears Take New Year Plunge (January 1, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
With a water temperature of 36 degrees and an air temperature of about the same, the Libby Polar Bear Club greeted the New Year Sunday with its annual New Year's plunge in Libby Creek. About two dozen polar bears took to the water, with about 75 spectators loo ... FULL STORY
(21 pictures) Libby Polar Bears Take New Year Plunge (January 1, 2006)
by Maggie Craig
Members of the Libby, Montana Polar Bear Club took their annual New Year's dip in Libby Creek Sunday, attracting about 75 spectators and about two dozen people willing to take the plunge. The water temperature registered 36 degrees, with the air temperature a ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Happy New Year! (January 1, 2006)
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