Libby Montana News - June 2013

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U.S. flag flown in Afghanistan presented to Libby youth (June 24, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
United States Army Specialist Jeffrey Rebo presented Clay Edgmon with a flag flown over Camp Toner FOB Salerno, Afghanistan by Naval Special Warfare Group Ten Team Twelve Det-C, at Legion Park over the weekend. ... FULL STORY
FWP completes EA for Bass Lake Restoration Project (June 24, 2013)
Proposal to remove northern pike from Bass and Mud Creek in NW Montana and restock ith native westslope cutthroat trout
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, has completed an environmental assessment (EA) for the Bass Lake Restoration Project, a proposal to remove a northern pike population in Bass Lake and Mud Creek in northwest Montana using a combination of netti ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) Kootenai Wildland Firefighter Challenge (June 21, 2013)
by Maggie Craig, LibbyMT.com
The Kootenai National Forest hosted a Wildland Firefighter Challenge Saturday, June 15, which was a fundraiser for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation. The Challenge, the first to be held in Montana, was staged at the River Bend, which provided a beautiful set ... FULL STORY
Lake Koocanusa Scenic Byway workshop notes and handouts (June 24, 2013)
by Kootenai National Forest
The Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Montana State DNRC, and the local communities are developing a corridor management plan for the Lake Koocanusa Montana Scenic-Historic and National Forest Scenic Byway. Two sets of community workshops were held ... FULL STORY
Libby Dam operations update (June 21, 2013)
by Joel Fenolio, P.E., Upper Columbia Senior Water Manager
A rare, extreme rainfall pattern developed over the Kootenai and upper Columbia basins during the last two days. Twenty four hour rainfall totals were impressive; from one to six inches. Greater amounts (~10") were seen near the Continental Divide. The circula ... FULL STORY
6 businesses pass, 1 fails alcohol compliance check (June 21, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Saturday, May 18th, the Lincoln County Alcohol Enforcement Team conducted another round of Alcohol Compliance Checks concentrated in Libby and Troy, and found the results follow the county-wide trend toward more responsible sales and service regarding youth an ... FULL STORY
Two killed in wreck on Iron Creek (June 17, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Kayla Marie Eberly, 21, of Troy, was killed in a single vehicle accident the evening of June 15th. Reportedly two people died in the accident. The other reportedly is Jason Haugen, 34, of Troy. The accident was up Iron Creek. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Two Libby students selected to participate in Montana Medical Summer Camp (June 17, 2013)
by Montana Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Hailey Craig and Monica Vogel, both of Libby, have been accepted as two of 30 high school students from across the state of Montana who will be attending a healthcare exploration summer camp at Great Falls College-Montana State University and the University of ... FULL STORY
Lincoln County Real Estate (June 17, 2013)
2013 at a Glance
by Team Hayes Realtors—Alice & Jim Hayes, Libby, Montana
2013 at a Glance—How Is Lincoln County Real Estate in 2013? ... FULL STORY
(30 pictures) Incredi-Bull 2013 (June 11, 2013)
The seventh annual Incredi-Bull bull riding event was held ... FULL STORY
21st Annual Playing for Fundsies Golf Tournament June 22 (June 5, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The 21st Annual St. John's Lutheran Hospital Foundation's fun filled 18-hole golf outing, Playing for Fundsies Golf Tournament, is Saturday, June 22 at Cabinet View Golf Club. The theme is ROCK 'N ROLL. All proceeds go toward the benefit of St. John's Luthera ... FULL STORY
Flathead Electric warns of ID theft attempt scam (June 5, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Flathead Electric members have received fraudulent phone calls from people posing as Co-op employees. The imposters ask the consumers to provide credit card or other financial account information and personally identifiable information over the phone. Flathead ... FULL STORY
Update on Troy Montanore silver-copper mine project (June 4, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Mines Management/Montanore reported a net loss of $2.1 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 compared to a net loss of $1.4 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. The increased net loss in the 2013 so far resulted primarily from an increase in ge ... FULL STORY
Public meeting June 6 on Canada impact to Kootenai River water quality (June 4, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the Kootenai River Network is hosting a public meeting June 6 to discuss the impacts of coal mining activities in the British Columbia portion of the Kootenai River and the impacts to water quality in Lake Koocanusa of seleni ... FULL STORY
Don’t handle wildlife (June 4, 2013)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks
As spring turns to summer, Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks (FWP) receives a large number of calls regarding deer fawns and other young wildlife. FWP urges the public not to pick-up deer fawns, even if they appear sick or in need of help. Often, the adult dee ... FULL STORY
(25 pictures) Heritage Museum Opening 2013 (June 2, 2013)
The Heritage Museum opened for the season Saturday, with a ... FULL STORY
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