Libby Montana News - April 2009

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(11 pictures) Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics (April 30, 2009)
Libby's Torch Run for Special Olympics was held Tuesday, with law enforcement runners and bikers making the trip from the Idaho line to Happy's Inn. Flathead law enforcement continued the run from there through Flathead county. Over 600 Montana law enforcemen ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Eureka Rendezvous Days (April 25, 2009)
"Hotrods & Buckskins"
Eureka's Rendezvous Days is an event featuring three days of activities with fun for the entire family. The David Thompson Black Powder Shoot, Village Vendors, Scraps & Threads Quilt Show, Downtown Parade, Car Show, Sand Drags, Mud Bog Races, Roughstock Rodeo ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Tester listens to local forest management concerns (April 24, 2009)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester listened to local concerns about the timber industry and forest management during a visit to Libby on Saturday. ... FULL STORY
Libby High School Class Reunions in 2009 (April 24, 2009)
Class of 1969 40th and Class of 1989 20th Reunion
Libby Class of 1989 20th Reunion July 10, 2009 ... FULL STORY
(7 pictures) Lincoln County Amateur Radio Group (April 24, 2009)
by Maggie Craig
If you’ve ever had an interest in ham radio, upcoming events will provide the opportunity to investigate the hobby. Bill Cunnane, a ham radio operator with the Lincoln County Amateur Radio Group, will be at the Heritage Museum for opening day, May 30, and at ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Beagle picked for Asa Wood principal (April 24, 2009)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Libby Middle School teacher Scott Beagle has been selected to be the new principal of Asa Wood Elementary. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Springtime in Libby (April 23, 2009)
Thursday afternoon brought snow to the Libby area, contrasting rather sharply with last week's warmth and sunshine. Libby High School wisely moved their cleanup day ahead by one day to avoid Thursday's snowy weather. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS Community Cleanup Day (April 23, 2009)
Libby High School students collected an estimated nine tons of garbage from Libby streets Wednesday morning in the high school's annual community cleanup day. Started several years ago, the cleanup day is a community service project that coincides now with Li ... FULL STORY
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics (April 21, 2009)
April 28 in Libby
by Shala White for Montana LETR
Over 600 Montana law enforcement representatives and their friends are carrying the torch for the Special Olympics of Montana. The Lincoln County relay begins April 28; there are ten starting points around the state with hundreds carrying the Flame of Hope 200 ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Fine Arts Show (April 21, 2009)
Cheryl Ehmann was the featured artist for the Libby Fine Arts 38th annual art show held Saturday at the VFW. Cheryl's chosen specialty is sculpture. Other local artists, including Todd Hileman, featured their work at the show as well. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Todd Hileman, Tony Smith to be inducted into LHS Hall of Fame (April 16, 2009)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Artist Todd Hileman and educator Tony Smith will be inducted into the Libby High School Hall of Fame at the annual National Honor Society assembly at 7 p.m. Monday, April 20, at Ralph Tate Gymnasium. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) County calls for compromise on Scotchman wilderness proposal (April 16, 2009)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The Lincoln County commissioners won’t support wilderness designation for the Scotchman Peaks area unless concessions are made to ensure access to popular snowmobiling spots. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Plans in motion for bridge builder (April 16, 2009)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
County and city officials are moving ahead with an application for an $800,000 Community Development Block Grant to help bring an Arizona manufacturer of steel bridges and deck joints to Libby’s Kootenai Business Park. ... FULL STORY
2nd annual Brooms Day April 23 (April 16, 2009)
The Libby Chamber of Commerce and Kootenai Disposal are planning the second annual Brooms Day event on Thursday, April 23, 2009. This is also Arbor Day week, so what better time to get a start on Spring cleaning! Businesses are being asked to clean up around ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Spring Pruning (April 16, 2009)
by Maggie Craig
A mama moose and her calf were having a snack Wednesday afternoon in the front yard of a residence near the golf course. After pruning some trees and bushes, they both lay down on the home tennis court to rest. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) A bundle of baby boys born at St. John’s (April 14, 2009)
15 boys in a row
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
(Libby) – The St. John’s Lutheran Hospital Obstetrics Department has been busy for the past month and a half…busy with boys, that is! From February 17 through April 4, 2009, St. John’s has delivered 15 baby boys in a row! But the fact that they’re boys is ab ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) It must be Spring (April 14, 2009)
You know spring has arrived when Canada geese are spotted in all the ponds that form from snowmelt. These geese were enjoying their Monday afternoon near Houghton Creek. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Easter Egg Hunt (April 12, 2009)
Sponsored by Youth Court Services
Youth Court Services sponsored their annual Easter Egg Hunt at J. Neils Park Saturday afternoon, giving area children through age 12 the opportunity to collect eggs and turn them in for prizes. Grand prize in each age category was a new bicycle. The Easter e ... FULL STORY
(3 pictures) Centennial plans moving ahead (April 10, 2009)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
Plans are moving ahead for Lincoln County’s centennial celebration, which will include commemorative coins, a centennial book, and centennial-themed events throughout the summer. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Grassroots plan marks wilderness, snowmobiling areas (April 10, 2009)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
More than three years in the making, an effort to incorporate motorized and non-motorized recreation, conservation and logging interests into a grassroots management plan for the Kootenai National Forest’s Three Rivers Ranger District is nearing fruition. ... FULL STORY
New CARD website (April 10, 2009)
The Center for Asbestos Related Disease
The Center for Asbestos Related Disease (CARD) is devoted to healthcare, outreach, and research to benefit all people impacted by exposure to Libby amphibole asbestos. The Center has launched their new website: www.libbyasbestos.org ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Montanore Minerals Open House April 16 in Libby (April 10, 2009)
Montanore Minerals is hosting an Open House/Public Comment gathering on Thursday, April 16th in Libby. The meeting will be in the Ponderosa Room of the city hall building. The Open House will begin at 5:00 PM. The public comment portion will begin at 6:30 PM. ... FULL STORY
Where are the Enviros? (April 10, 2009)
Western journalist Ray Wing is the senior editor of High Country News in Bozeman, Montana. He has published three novels, and earned a George Polk Award for political reporting. In an online article posted on High Country News on April 9, he questioned the lac ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Libby Middle School Track (April 9, 2009)
Libby Middle School held a practice track meet Tuesday at the high school in preparation for meets to be held in the upcoming weeks. Long jump participants are pictured here. ... FULL STORY
(12 pictures) Polar Bears Final Plunge of Season (April 5, 2009)
by Maggie Craig
Libby Polar Bear Club members took their 24th and final plunge of the season Sunday afternoon in Libby Creek. It was a beautiful spring day (finally!) to enjoy the last swim of the 2008-2009 season. In addition to the veteran swimmers (Rick Klin, Dan McLaury ... FULL STORY
(8 pictures) Three-piece band wins LHS talent show (April 2, 2009)
by Kootenai Valley Record
An instrumental cover of the Primus song "Shake Hands With Beef" by Lewis Brossman, Owen Fifield and Luke Dahm took first place Friday night during Libby High School Student Council’s first annual talent show. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Mistrial declared in Dancer case, new trial likely (April 2, 2009)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
A mistrial was declared Monday afternoon when jurors in the William Dancer case announced they were hopelessly deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Change of heart cracks burglary case (April 2, 2009)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Two Libby teens are facing felony burglary charges after one apparently had a change of heart and called the victim to help him recover his missing property. ... FULL STORY
Fire claims home (April 2, 2009)
by Duane Williams, KLCB 1230 AM Libby News Radio
Candles were the ignition source of a catastrophic fire that resulted in the total loss of a log home in the Manike area last night. ... FULL STORY
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