Libby Montana News - February 2014

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Ski Turner (February 27, 2014)
Steep, Deep and Cheap!
by LibbyMT.com
Turner Mountain Ski Area is located 22 miles from Libby on the Kootenai National Forest in northwest Montana. It is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the winter season. It has one double-chair lift which carries skiers from the base at 3842 feet elevatio ... FULL STORY
Lemonade on the Lawn is at Risk (February 27, 2014)
by Libby Friends of the Library
For the past 19 years, the Lincoln County Library in Libby and the Libby Friends of the Library have sponsored Lemonade on the Lawn. Each summer for 4-8 weeks on Wednesdays at noon, a program or entertainment was provided on the library lawn. The public was in ... FULL STORY
CodeMontana encourages high school students to learn computer programming (February 27, 2014)
CodeMontana offers a statewide program that encourages Montana high school students to learn computer programming. Founders of the program say there are many high-tech jobs in Montana that go unfilled because there aren’t enough people with the skills to fill ... FULL STORY
Free Martial Arts class for kids starts March 4th (February 27, 2014)
Kootenai Taekwondo Academy of Libby is offering a free four-week Taekwondo self-defense class for kids ages 7 to 10. Students will be given an introduction to Traditional Martial Arts and learn Basic Self-Defense Skills and Danger Awareness & Avoidance. Studen ... FULL STORY
Final Draft Biological Opinions issued for Montanore (February 27, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has issued Final Draft Biological Opinions (BO) for the Montanore Silver-Copper Project, a critical step in the overall permitting process. In the Final Draft the USFWS made a preliminary determination that a non-jeop ... FULL STORY
Northwest Montana Hunter/Bowhunter Education Instructors honored (February 27, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Hunter and Bowhunter Education Instructors will receive service awards from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks at the annual Region 1 Instructor Workshop to be held Saturday, March 1 at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell. A total of 34 Instructors wil ... FULL STORY
Bowhunter education courses offered in March in Libby (February 11, 2014)
Bowhunter education classes have been scheduled in March in Libby. The classes will be held in the Lincoln County Shooting Complex. All students must register online (Register online at fwp.mt.gov, click education) for the courses. When registering, students ... FULL STORY
Open Water Fishing Contests approved for 2014 (February 11, 2014)
Koocanusa Resort & Marina Trout/Salmon derby May 17-18
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has approved the following open water fishing contests for 2014. Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Most contests require catch-and-release fishing and participants in ... FULL STORY
LCC to host College Goal Montana Feb. 12th (February 7, 2014)
Assistance in applying for financial aid
Flathead Valley Community College’s Lincoln County Campus will host College Goal Montana, a program that provides students who want to attend college and their families the opportunity to obtain assistance in applying for financial aid. ... FULL STORY
W.R. Grace pays over $63 million toward cleanup and restoration of hazardous waste sites in communities across the country (February 5, 2014)
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON – Today (Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014), Columbia, Md.-based W.R. Grace & Co. under its bankruptcy plan of reorganization, paid over $63 million to the U.S. government to resolve claims for environmental cleanups at approximately 39 sites in 21 states, th ... FULL STORY
Proposed DUI ordinance for Libby fails (February 5, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Proposed City Ordinance 1841, the addition of a Chapter 10 to the Libby Municipal Code Title 10, Vehicles and Traffic, failed to pass 3 to 2 at Monday's City Council meeting (Feb. 3, 2014). Councilman Benson was absent. Councilmen Olsen, Desh and Bischoff vote ... FULL STORY
Profiles of African Americans program Feb. 20 (February 5, 2014)
The Lincoln County Public Libraries and Humanities MT are sponsoring a program called "Profiles of African Americans" with Ellen Baumler on Thursday, February 20th at 7 pm in the Little Theater in Libby. The program introduces more than 20 African American fa ... FULL STORY
Events in Eureka during February (February 3, 2014)
February 7: 7pm, The amazing delusionist Joey Pipia! Lincoln County High School auditorium. $12/adult; students 18 and younger for free ... FULL STORY
Quinn Adalyn Fantozzi first baby born at new Libby hospital (February 3, 2014)
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center welcomed Quinn Adalyn Fantozzi January 31, 2014 at 1:49pm as the first baby born in the new Cabinet Peaks facility. ... FULL STORY
Update on Revett Minerals Troy mine (February 3, 2014)
Mill scheduled to be restarted for limited commercial production in late 2014
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Revett Minerals Inc. provided updated reserve and resource estimates as of year end 2013 suggesting a twelve year Life of Mine. ... FULL STORY
Libby Pilot Program expanded (February 3, 2014)
Medical services for people affected by asbestos related diseases
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Senator Max Baucus announced over the weekend the expansion of the Libby Pilot Program to 18 additional counties in Montana, Idaho and Washington. The program provides medical services for those affected by asbestos related diseases (ARD) caused by the W.R. Gr ... FULL STORY
New permit to hunt from vehicle law goes into effect March 1 (February 3, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
A revised law aimed at curbing the abuse of a Montana program for disabled hunters will require all permitted hunters to be medically recertified to obtain a valid permit to hunt from a vehicle. ... FULL STORY
New Hunt & Fish licenses; Deer & Elk permit applications available (February 3, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana's new 2014 hunting and fishing year begins March 1. Licenses are now on sale along with applications for resident and nonresident buck deer and either-sex elk hunting permits. ... FULL STORY
FWP seeks comment on unauthorized fish placement rule (February 3, 2014)
by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking comment on a draft rule that outlines how officials will respond to the unauthorized placement of live fish into public waters. ... FULL STORY
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