Libby Montana News - August 2017

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(1 pictures) Lemonade on the Lawn (August 30, 2017)
The Libby Library held its final Lemonade on the Lawn of the season on Wednesday, August 23, with the Montana City Old Town Players performing a skit from one of their summer stock plays. The Players perform throughout the summer at Montana Old Town on the Ce ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Gibralter Ridge Fire update – Aug. 29, 2017 (August 29, 2017)
Burning near Eureka, Montana - 5,112 acres, 27% contained
The Gibralter Ridge Fire is burning 7 miles east of Eureka, Montana. As of the time of this report, this fire was at 5,112 acres and 27% contained. Structures and residences are threatened by this fire. Residents remain in pre-evacuation and pre-evacuation war ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Hunters and recreationists are urged to be extra careful (August 29, 2017)
Fire danger is Extreme
by U.S. Forest Service
Fire danger in Northwest Montana continues to be extreme. Hot, dry, windy conditions are expected, so wildfire prevention must be the top priority for all early season hunters in Montana. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Kootenai River Country 1st International Chainsaw Carving Championship coming to Libby Sept. 15-17, 2017 (August 29, 2017)
Kootenai Country Montana is bringing 15 of the world's finest chainsaw artists to Libby, Montana to compete for more than $10,000 in total prize money. ... FULL STORY
Additional Hunter Education classes scheduled for NW Montana (August 29, 2017)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is offering additional hunter education classes for northwest Montana. Students must be at least 10 years old to register for a hunter education class; there is no maximum age limit. Any person born after January 1, 1985, ... FULL STORY
(91 pictures) Ignite the Nites Car Show (August 22, 2017)
Libby's Igniters Car Club sponsored its annual Ignite the Nites car show over the weekend, August 17-19, along with poker runs, a Friday night cruise and flame throwing display, Saturday's car show featuring hundreds of entries, and a Saturday night burnout co ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Gibralter Ridge Fire update – Aug. 21, 2017 (August 21, 2017)
Burning east of Eureka, 3,554 acres, 19% contained
Summary ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Tamarack & People Creek Fire update – Aug. 20, 2017 (August 21, 2017)
Peoples Creek Fire: 77 acres, 95% contained, mop-up ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Tamarack Fire Update – August 17, 2017 (August 17, 2017)
Tamarack and People’s Creek wild fires
The Tamarack and People’s Creek wild fires are burning on the Kootenai National Forest and Weyerhaueser lands southeast of Libby. The Tamarack and Peoples Creek Fires were detected on Saturday, August 12, 2017 by a reconnaissance flight over the area. The fire ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Eureka Quilt Show (August 8, 2017)
The 13th annual outdoor quilt show was held in Eureka on Saturday, August 5, with over 550 quilts on display in the Historical Village and on businesses along main street through town. This year's featured quilter was Carol Hanson. The quilt show is always he ... FULL STORY
(35 pictures) Kootenai River Stampede (August 6, 2017)
The Kootenai River Stampede, a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned event, was held over the weekend, August 4-5, at J. Neils Park. The Stampede is the result of a newly formed rodeo committee that took over where the Kootenai River Rodeo l ... FULL STORY
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