Author of ‘An Air That Kills’ dies at 74

February 22, 2017 at 11:59 am

Andrew Schneider, 74, acclaimed investigative reporter and public-health journalist, died Friday. Schneider is most known to Libby locals as the author of “An Air That Kills: How the Asbestos Poison...

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Meeting for lunch for over 20 years

Meeting for lunch for over 20 years

February 22, 2017 at 1:33 pm

By BETHANY ROLFSON The Western News Longterm friendship is the link between a group of women who have met for lunch every Friday the past few decades. Four women, all between the ages of 70 to...

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Operation Flower Creek complete

February 22, 2017 at 1:29 pm

Residents, county officials and the town can take a breath of relief after a flood threat has passed. Operation Flower Creek is completed as of Friday afternoon. After a collaborative, proactive ef...

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Murder in the Yaak: three search warrents executed

February 24, 2017 at 12:38 pm

Western News Three search warrants have been filed regarding the suspected murder of Travis Gillett — who’s body was found on Jan. 16 in the Yaak and deemed a homicide shortly after. Warrants have been filed for...

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Fire department receives high rating

February 22, 2017 at 1:32 pm

Western News By BETHANY ROLFSON The Western News The local combined fire protection service have outdone most, if not all, volunteer fire departments in Montana in rating, according to a press release issue...

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Yaak Winterfest draws a crowd

February 22, 2017 at 1:27 pm

Western News The Yaak Winter Festival attracted spectators from near and far alike, mostly for the famouse outhouse races on Sunday afternoon. Ultimately the Royal Flush team, Kimberly, Pepper and Kody Cole won ...

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Three Troy Schools employees win awards

February 22, 2017 at 1:25 pm

Western News Three locals, who have dedicated their time and effort to education, have been honored with three separate awards. Christina Schertel, Terry Herman and John Konzen have each received awards from the...

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Senior Center March menu

February 22, 2017 at 1:22 pm

Western News Mar. 1 — Lunch: Grilled tuna sandwich, tomato soup, salad and cookies. Mar. 3 — Dinner: Meatballs w/ marinara sauce, garlic bread, vegetable, salad bar and dessert. Mar. 7 — Dinner: Pork roast, m...

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Rod and Gun Club meeting Tuesday

February 22, 2017 at 1:22 pm

Western News A Libby Rod and Gun Club meeting will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse, where elections will be held and discussion on the Grizzly Bear delisting. The club will also have the Joint Grizz...

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