Libby Montana News - July 2013

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(28 pictures) Kootenai River Rodeo 2013 (July 30, 2013)
by Maggie Craig, LibbyMT.com
The tenth annual PRCA Kootenai River Rodeo was held Friday and Saturday evenings at J. Neils Park, organized by the Kootenai River Rodeo committee and sponsored in large part by Montanore Minerals Corporation. The program included two nights of bareback ridin ... FULL STORY
Libby prepares to challenge Feds over Flower Creek dam project (July 26, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The City of Libby has fired the first salvo of what could be laying the groundwork for litigation over a US Fish and Wildlife decision. ... FULL STORY
Public comment sought on proposed 2013-2014 Ice Fishing Derbies (July 26, 2013)
Comments are due by August 21
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on fishing contests proposed for the winter season of 2013-2014. ... FULL STORY
Hunting drawing results available online (July 26, 2013)
Deer B, Elk B, Antelope
Drawings for deer B, elk B and antelope hunting licenses are complete. Antelope B results became available, July 17. Drawing status can be checked online here: http://fwp.mt.gov/myfwpApps/myfwp_input.action ... FULL STORY
Optima purchases Libby Creek mining claims (July 26, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
There is a new player in the Libby silver mines saga. A new company named Optima has reportedly purchased the last two claims on Libby Creek in the area of the Montanore. The company was recently formed in June, according to reports, and may have ties to Fran ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) Two Rivers Rendezvous 2013 (July 25, 2013)
The Kootenai Muzzleloaders hosted their annual Two Rivers ... FULL STORY
(37 pictures) Kootenai Highlanders Gathering 2013 (July 23, 2013)
The first annual Kootenai Highlanders Gathering celebrating ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Highway 2 Construction (July 16, 2013)
South of Libby
Highway 2 reconstruction south of Libby from mile markers 45 ... FULL STORY
Lincoln County Junior Fair July 18-20 (July 15, 2013)
by Mary Christensen
The 56th Lincoln County Junior Fair will be held at Asa Wood July 18-20. When I talk to people about the Fair, I usually get one of two responses. Either it's, "Oh yes, I was in that every year when I was growing up and then all my kids were too!" or I hear, " ... FULL STORY
Bow Hunter Ed classes offered (July 15, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby Bow Hunter Education Classes are July 21 through the 25th from 6pm to 9pm. Registration is July 17th from 6pm to 7pm at Frontier Communications. Classes are at the Farm to Market Shooting Complex. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Museum obtains grant for summer archivist internship (July 15, 2013)
by Heritage Museum
The Heritage Museum has won a grant from the State Historical Records Advisory Board to fund an archivist internship over the summer. ... FULL STORY
Commissioners appeal Kootenai Falls land ownership transfer (July 11, 2013)
Proposal to make the falls property of the U.S. Government as a land trust for the Salish Kootenai tribe
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio,
The Lincoln County Commissioners are appealing a Notice of Decision by the Flathead Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on an application of the Confederated Salish Kootenai tribes. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Art Fair (July 9, 2013)
The Libby Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored an art fair ... FULL STORY
(15 pictures) Troy 4th of July festivities (July 5, 2013)
by Maggie Craig, LibbyMT.com
Troy, Montana celebrated Independence Day with a 4th of July parade, carnival, car show, food vendorsl live music and fireworks. ... FULL STORY
(29 pictures) Libby Logger Days (July 1, 2013)
by Maggie Craig, LibbyMT.com
The 55th annual Libby Logger Days was held June 20-23, 2013 at J. Neils Park, with the full complement of events everyone has come to expect from this traditional summer affair. ... FULL STORY
Man injured in log truck roll-over (July 5, 2013)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The Montana Highway Patrol is continuing its investigation into a log truck accident Wednesday morning, July 3rd. The driver, Marvin Moe, age 70, of Libby, was driving his loaded log-truck westbound on U.S. Hwy 2 in the area East of Troy where he was involved ... FULL STORY
Significant fish loss at Murray Springs State Fish Hatchery (July 1, 2013)
Power outage shuts down water pumps
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Early on Sunday morning, June 23, a power outage resulted in a shutdown of water pumps at the Murray Springs State Fish Hatchery just outside of Eureka. The hatchery is supported entirely by pumped water. The backup generator failed to start automatically; ... FULL STORY
Family Water Fun days July 14 at Libby Christian Church (July 1, 2013)
Libby Christian Church is offering Family Water Fun days on Sunday, July 14th. The event is free for the entire community. It will take place from 1-7PM. They will have three large pools, carnival games, inflatables, a playground, and BBQ lunch. ... FULL STORY
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