Libby Montana News - December 2016

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Temporary jobs in fire, trails and recreation positions available (December 30, 2016)
On the Kootenai National Forest
The Kootenai National Forest has temporary job positions opening soon. Temporary fire and trail/recreation positions will open on January 4, 2017 and close on January 10. Information about these jobs is available at the Libby and Thompson Falls Job Service o ... FULL STORY
Upcoming Events (December 30, 2016)
December 31, 2016: New Year’s Eve party at Yaak River Tavern. Featuring members of Run Boy Run (Country-Celtic-Bluegrass-Appalachian) and special guests Dave Blackburn and Richard Young. Potluck starts at 6PM, Music starts at 7:30PM, $5 cover. Champagne toas ... FULL STORY
2017 National Christmas Tree to come from Kootenai National Forest (December 27, 2016)
by LibbyMT.com
The Kootenai National Forest (KNF) will have the honor of supplying the 47th National Christmas Tree for the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. in 2017. This is the second time the KNF has supplied trees for federal grounds at the Capitol – the last time was in 1 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Ryan Zinke nominated as Secretary of Interior (December 27, 2016)
Congressman from Montana
by LibbyMT.com
Montana’s lone congressman, Rep. Ryan Zinke has been named by President-elect Donald Trump for the position of Secretary of the Interior in the new administration. Zinke, a Republican from Whitefish, Montana, recently won re-election to his second term in the ... FULL STORY
Events in Eureka (December 23, 2016)
December 24: "A Montana Christmas Carol" A unique Montana adaptation by Morgen Reynolds inspired by Charles Dickens' classic story. At the Creative Arts Center which is co-sponsoring event 2pm Admission by donation. Funds raised support scholarships for yo ... FULL STORY
Christmas church services (December 23, 2016)
December 24: ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Turner Mountain Ski Hill to open on December 23 for 2016-2017 winter season (December 22, 2016)
Steep, Deep and Cheap!
Turner is a small, but amazing local ski hill located about 22 miles from Libby, Montana on the Kootenai National Forest in western Montana. It has 22 named runs, 60% of which are Black Diamond. 30% are rated More Difficult, and 10% Beginner. Less than 50% of ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Winter Fun (December 21, 2016)
Libby's sled hill at Ski Dale is gathering snow and should ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Santa at the Venture Inn (December 11, 2016)
Santa visited the Venture Inn Saturday afternoon for children to tell him their Christmas wishes. Santa's been seen all around town lately, making sure he gets to visit with all of the area's little ones. Pictured are Joseph and Matthew with Santa. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Christmas Tree Lighting (December 5, 2016)
Libby held its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony ... FULL STORY
EPA proposes financial responsibility requirements for hardrock mining industry (December 2, 2016)
Companies must prove financial ability to pay for response and cleanup of environment around mineral mining sites – EPA proposes similar rules for chemical manufacturing; electric power generation, transmission and distribution, and petroleum and coal products manufacturing industries
by Environmental Protection Agency
WASHINGTON – Following a court order and Congressional directive under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today (Friday, Dec. 2, 2016) is taking action to protect A ... FULL STORY
Annual Christmas Lights Contest December 17th-19th in Troy (December 1, 2016)
Troy will hold their Annual Christmas Lights Contest December 17th-19th. This is the 3rd annual Christmas lights contest and is organized by Bradley Evans Consulting. Registration is open until December 15th. Eligible homes and businesses must be located withi ... FULL STORY
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