Libby Montana News - April 2013

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Flathead Electric Co-op elects new officers (April 26, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Flathead Electric Co-op Board of Trustees met for their regular session on Wednesday, April 24th and elected their new officers for the coming year. Earl Messick, of Libby, who represents District #9, was elected to serve as President. Reelected for anot ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Walking for the Fallen (April 26, 2013)
Sgt. Chuck Lewis on 3300 mile trek
by Maggie Craig
Sgt. Chuck Lewis, aka the "Montana Honor Guard," is a United States Marine Corps and United States Navy Reserve Veteran. Sgt. Lewis passed through Libby earlier in the week, and many may have seen him walking along Highway 2. His story is an inspiration. ... FULL STORY
Standing for the Fallen (April 25, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The "Montana Honor Guard" is taking "Standing for the Fallen" Montana" on a road trip across the United States. A walking route that will began in Everett, Washington, March 31, 2013, pass through twelve US states and finish at the Vietnam War Memorial at our ... FULL STORY
Annual Title I/Parent Advisory Council meeting May 6 (April 25, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby School District #4 will be holding an Annual Title I/Parent Advisory Council meeting on Monday, May 6, 2013, at 6:00PM in the Central Administration Building, 724 Louisiana Avenue. ... FULL STORY
(22 pictures) LHS Invitational Track Meet (April 22, 2013)
by Maggie Craig
Libby High School held an invitational track meet Saturday, ... FULL STORY
Libby man suffers burns after throwing gas on fire (April 19, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
17-year old Zack Browning, of Libby, is reportedly fighting for his life at Harborview (Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington). Over 75% of his body was burned, including his throat and lungs after breathing fire from a gas c ... FULL STORY
Birds of Prey talk at Libby Dam Visitor Center April 27 (April 19, 2013)
On Saturday, April 27, 2013, Libby Dam Visitor Center will be hosting a free presentation by raptor biologist Janie Fink. ... FULL STORY
Libby rabies clinic May 6-10 (April 19, 2013)
The vaccination will cost $9.00. Pets must be healthy and at least four months of age.
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Libby rabies clinic will be held this year from May 6th to May 10th to coincide with National Pet Week. Local veterinarians will be conducting the clinic, an annual springtime event in Libby for over 30 years. ... FULL STORY
Senator Max Baucus concerned over Canadian open pit coal mining operation drainage into Kootenai River watershed (April 19, 2013)
Environmental group lists Kootenai River on their annual ‘America’s Most Endangered Rivers’ list
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Montana Senator Max Baucus says he is concerned over the Kootenai River being considered to be one of "America’s Most Endangered Rivers". Baucus spearheaded efforts to fund the University of Montana study which has detected contaminants from Canadian mining op ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS National Honor Society Induction (April 17, 2013)
Libby High School inducted its 2013 National Honor Society ... FULL STORY
Comment period extended on Woods Ranch proposal (April 15, 2013)
WMA Grazing Lease draft EA
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
In light of feedback from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ constituents, the Woods Ranch WMA Grazing Lease draft EA public comment period has been extended through 5:00 p.m., May 13, 2013, which will provide greater opportunity for the public’s input on this pr ... FULL STORY
Glacier Park entrance fees waived April 22-26 (April 15, 2013)
In celebration of National Park Week
by National Park Service
WEST GLACIER, MONTANA – Entrance fees to Glacier National Park and 401 National Park Sites across the country will be waived Monday through Friday, April 22-26, in recognition of National Park Week. The annual celebration is coordinated by the National Park S ... FULL STORY
Maintaining musculoskeletal health talk April 23 (April 15, 2013)
Free talk for senior citizens
There will be a free talk by orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Joshua Urvater about maintaining musculoskeletal health and well being on Tuesday, April 23rd at the Libby Senior Center starting at 5:30PM. Bring questions for the Q & A session after the presentation. ... FULL STORY
Nordicfest royalty crowned (April 14, 2013)
2013 Nordicfest is September 13-15
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Nordifest crowned the 2013 royalty at the Coronation Dinner Saturday evening (April 13, 2013). ... FULL STORY
The Cold Hard Cash Show May 10th & 11th in Libby (April 14, 2013)
On May 10th and 11th the Libby VFW will host a night of entertainment with a tribute band called The Cold Hard Cash Show. This band is a tribute to The Man in Black, Johnny Cash. The band has performed on the David Letterman show. Cost is $10 for single or $15 ... FULL STORY
Amish Auctions May 18th and June 8th (April 14, 2013)
There are two Amish auctions in the area in May and June. One is in Libby and the other is in Rexford. Both auctions are annual events. ... FULL STORY
Common Core – education savior or global indoctrination of students? (April 14, 2013)
Standardizing education nationally to prepare students for college and the workforce – (It's in Lincoln County, Montana too)
by LibbyMT.com
If "Common Core" isn't on your radar yet for how the new standards are being used to transform what your children learn in school, and realigning the entire American education system, here are links to articles for more information. Controversy is growing nat ... FULL STORY
Jerry Barlow. Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar, to perform in Libby April 16 (April 12, 2013)
Free concert at the Little Theater
The Lincoln County Public Libraries are pleased to welcome acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow for a special concert. The event, which is free to the public, will be April 16th at 7:00 PM at the Little Theater in Libby. ... FULL STORY
Kootenai RC Flyers First Annual Fun Fly July 20th (April 12, 2013)
The Kootenai RC Flyers will host their First Annual Fun Fly on July 20th in Libby. The event will take place from 10AM to 3PM on Saturday. There is no landing fee – AMA required. To get to the field, take Hwy 2 from Libby to Hwy 37. Cross the Kootenai River br ... FULL STORY
(9 pictures) Libby Polar Bears Last Swim of Season (April 12, 2013)
The Libby Polar Bears had their last dip of the season Sunday ... FULL STORY
Who do your kids belong to? (April 10, 2013)
And who gets to decide the ‘best interest of the child’?
by LibbyMT.com
The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) posted an article on Tuesday, April 9th, discussing the renewed media attention to have the United States Senate ratify the international treaty known as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ... FULL STORY
Libby schools ask taxpayers for permanent tax levy increase to raise funds (April 9, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
There will be a levy request on the May 7th School Board Election Ballot. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) SJLH Health Fair (April 8, 2013)
St. John's Lutheran Hospital held its annual Health Fair ... FULL STORY
Last Libby Polar Bear Club plunge April 7th (April 5, 2013)
The last plunge of the season for the Libby Polar Bear Club will be on Sunday, April 7 at 2:00pm at the Farm-to-Market bridge over Libby Creek. This will be Plunge #24 for the season. "It’s been a good year with several membership cards given out and many cer ... FULL STORY
5th Annual Riverfront Blues Festival August 9th & 10th (April 5, 2013)
Blues, Brews and BBQs at Riverfront Park Pavilion
by LibbyMT.com
The 5th Annual Riverfront Blues Festival will be held at Riverfront Park Pavilion in Libby Friday and Saturday, August 9th & 10th. This fun-filled, two-day event will include Blues, Brews and BBQs. ... FULL STORY
Libby school earns HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze Award (April 5, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby Elementary School earned a Bronze Award in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) program recognizing schools that create healthy environments promoting excellence in nutrition and physical activity. ... FULL STORY
Candidates file for School Board vacancies (April 5, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Three people have filed for two vacancies on the School District Four school board. Les Nelson, John Carlson, and Sara Crace have filed for open school board seats. The election is May 7th. Nelson is an incumbent up for re-election, and Tracy Comeau, current C ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Youth Court Services Easter Egg Hunt (April 2, 2013)
Youth Court Services held its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday ... FULL STORY
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