Libby Montana News - October 2010

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(9 pictures) Polar Bear Season Begins (October 31, 2010)
Four take the plunge
Four Polar Bears started the season with a swim in Libby Creek Sunday afternoon. Regulars "Polar Bear Rick" Klin and Steve Sonju were joined by fourth-graders Tim Lundstrom and Matthew White. The water temperature was 46 degrees with the air temperature abou ... FULL STORY
(49 pictures) Libby Loggers State Class A Soccer Champs! (October 31, 2010)
Loggers win 2-0 over Belgrade Panthers
The Libby Loggers boys' soccer team emerged victorious Saturday against the Belgrade Panthers for the state Class A soccer championship title. The Loggers scored 2-0 in a game well-played and hard-fought by both teams. Cree Maloney (James Hare, Elias Lapka) s ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Candidate forum (October 31, 2010)
Candidates debate resource issues
by Kootenai Valley Record
Candidates for Lincoln County’s state legislative seats and District 2 county commissioner fielded questions on a range of natural resource issues during a forum held last week by the local chapter of the Society of American Foresters. Following is a look at h ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Winter at Leigh Lake – Photos by Bob Hosea (October 30, 2010)
Bob Hosea went hunting up Leigh Creek drainage to Leigh Lake recently. He said he didn’t bag anything, but he did get some photos of the fresh snow around Leigh Lake and on Snowshoe Peak. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS Football (October 24, 2010)
Loggers win over Polson 17-16
Patrick Valentine prepares for a kickoff during Friday's home game against Polson. The Loggers made an exciting touchdown pass from Kelly May to Tyler Troy with 1:11 remaining on the clock. Valentine added the extra point, making a decisive win over the Pira ... FULL STORY
(16 pictures) LHS Boys Soccer Semi-Final (October 23, 2010)
Loggers win over Livingston 1-0
Libby High School's boys soccer team played Livingston Saturday afternoon at Logger Stadium in the state Class A semi-final playoff game. The Loggers came away victorious with a 1-0 win over the Park High Rangers. The Loggers play Belgrade for the state cham ... FULL STORY
Voters to decide on $12 million in school bonds (October 22, 2010)
School District proposes facility consolidation
by Duane Williams, KLCB-KTNY Radio
Libby School District Number 4 voters will get the chance in February to say yes or no to the school district's proposal to issue bonds to the tune of $12 million. The district wants to consolidate students into two buildings, downsizing from the current thre ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Snowmobilers building Big Creek Baldy shelter (October 21, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
A new warming hut on Big Creek Baldy Mountain north of Libby is under construction with help from volunteer labor, donated furnishings and a $57,850 grant to the Lincoln County Sno-Kats snowmobile club approved by the local Resource Advisory Committee. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Proposed air quality regs could impact Libby (October 21, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
A year after the Libby area was recognized for coming into compliance with revised federal air quality standards governing fine particulate matter, local officials are bracing for the potential adoption of even tighter standards in the near future. ... FULL STORY
Holiday Bazaar Nov. 5 & 6 (October 21, 2010)
Main annual fundraiser for The Heritage Museum
by The Heritage Museum
A chill is in the air and that means it’s time for The Heritage Museum’s Holiday Bazaar which kicks off the holiday season each year. The fun begins on Friday, November 5th from 5 to 8 pm and continues on Saturday, November 6th from 10 am to 4 pm. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) The Mystery, The Madness, of Poe (October 21, 2010)
Friday and Saturday, October 29-30
by Keith Meyers
The Mystery, The Madness, of Poe is a fast paced, high energy show about the life, the struggles, and the death of one of America's most infamous writers, showcasing some of his better known works, and also some of his more obscure pieces. The play is presente ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Swede Mountain View (October 17, 2010)
This was the view Saturday from Swede Mountain Road. It was a beautiful fall day, with sunshine, blue sky, and the glorious colors of the season. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) Fire Truck Fun (October 14, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Asa Wood Elementary kindergartener Rhiannon Slenes grins as school principal and Libby Volunteer Fire Department member Scott Beagle shows her how to raise the ladder on a fire truck. The hands-on demonstration followed an assembly in the school gym in which L ... FULL STORY
Grizzly, wolf sighting leads to road closure (October 14, 2010)
Horse Mountain, south of Libby
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
The recent sighting of a grizzly bear and several wolves taking turns feeding on a moose carcass on Horse Mountain south of Libby led to a weekend road closure for public safety. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) Council reviews growth policy, hears report on dam tests (October 14, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
A draft growth policy aimed at replacing the city of Libby's 1972 comprehensive plan was presented last week to the city council for review and eventual adoption. ... FULL STORY
Heritage Museum Holiday Bazaar Nov. 5 & 6 (October 14, 2010)
The Heritage Museum in Libby will host their annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, November 5th & 6th at the Museum. ... FULL STORY
‘Meet the Candidates’ in Libby Oct. 19 (October 14, 2010)
Society of American Foresters meeting
The Libby, Montana Chapter of the Society of American Foresters will host a public meeting with local candidates on Tuesday, October 19th, in the Ponderosa Room of Libby City Hall, 952 E. Spruce Street, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM. ... FULL STORY
Turner Ski Area Ski/Snowboard Swap Oct. 16th (October 14, 2010)
Turner Mountain Ski Area will host their annual Ski/Snowboard Swap on Saturday, October 16th, from 9am-3pm at the Asa Wood School Gym in Libby. ... FULL STORY
(74 pictures) LHS Homecoming Weekend (October 10, 2010)
It was a big weekend for Libby Logger fans, with the Homecoming parade and bonfire on Thursday, football Friday night against the Ronan Chiefs (Libby won easily 38-0), girls and boys soccer Saturday against Polson (girls won 5-3, boys lost 1-2) and girls volle ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) LHS Homecoming (October 8, 2010)
Libby High School students Chelsea Ahart and Alex Cislo were crowned Homecoming Queen and King Thursday for the school's Homecoming celebration. The Loggers play Ronan Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Logger Stadium. ... FULL STORY
(4 pictures) Chili cooks show their stuff at museum (October 7, 2010)
by Kootenai Valley Record
Tim Harcourt’s "Sneaky Pete" took top honors in the Texas-style category while Kathy Lauer’s "Summertime, Anytime" chili won in the "all others" category and Kaya Hardgrove took the People’s Choice award for her "Tailgate Chili" at the Heritage Museum’s fifth ... FULL STORY
Winners of the 5th Annual Heritage Museum Chili Cook-Off (October 7, 2010)
Libby’s Heritage Museum announced the winners of the 5th Annual Heritage Museum Chili Cook-Off which was held October 2nd. ... FULL STORY
(1 pictures) U Serve Libby asks for Pepsi votes in October (October 7, 2010)
Chance to win $25,000 grant for new Libby tennis courts
by U Serve Libby Inc
U Serve Libby, Inc. is still hanging in there and moving closer to winning the $25,000 grant. After the second month of voting, they again finished in the top 100 which brought them back for another try in October. Each month they have moved closer to their go ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) VA, Libby Clinic partner for veterans (October 7, 2010)
by Brent Shrum, Kootenai Valley Record
A cooperative effort between the Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Libby Clinic is making health care more accessible for local veterans. ... FULL STORY
‘Step For Health’ Fitness Inspiration Program (October 7, 2010)
Free 5-Week health program open to all residents
by Montana Athletic Club
On behalf of all program sponsors, we invite you to join us in the fun of Libby’s "Step For Health" Fitness Inspiration Program. ... FULL STORY
(2 pictures) ‘Paint It Pink’ 5k Run (October 7, 2010)
by St. John’s Lutheran Hospital
Fifty-nine walkers and runners clad in pink shirts, shoes, coats, and strollers braved chilly temperatures to participate in the 2nd Annual Paint It Pink (PIP) 5K Fun Run for Early Detection on Saturday, October 2. ... FULL STORY
(44 pictures) Kootenai River (October 3, 2010)
We had a few glorious fall days this past week, with the beautiful scenery that goes along with the nice weather. This is the Kootenai River west of Libby on Friday. Expect showers Monday with sunny to partly cloudy weather the rest of the week. ... FULL STORY
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