Briefs

Mental health reminder for May

May 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common an...

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Cabinet peaks welcomes new hospitalist

May 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center has a new hospitalist.Before beginning her work at Cabinet Peaks, Laura L. Wharton worked as a nurse practitioner in the emergency department at Schumacher Clinical Partners in Lafayette, Louisiana and at Abilen...

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Apply now to study nursing at FVCC in Libby

May 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

Lincoln County residents wanting to pursue a Practical Nursing Certificate of Applied Science or an Associate of Science Nursing degree at Flathead Valley Community College’s Libby campus are advised that now is the time to apply for admiss...

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One month left to apply for SBA disaster loans

May 15, 2018 at 12:46 pm

Low-interest loans available to directly, indirectly affected businessesThe Western NewsThe deadline to apply for a federal disaster loan for economic injury for small, non-farm businesses in western Montana is June 3.In a release from the ...

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Ben Graham Tourney moves to June

May 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

The dates for the annual Ben Graham Memorial Golf Tournament at Cabinet View Golf Course have changed for this year.The move to the Friday through Sunday on the weekend of June 1 to 3, was made due to the late spring, according to a release...

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Lady golfers invite more to group

May 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

A group of area women are inviting other lady golfers from the community to join them Wednesday’s at Cabinet View Golf Course for fellowship and golf.The group recently met last Wednesday for a game of “‘Blind Holes,’ wherein the total scor...

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New Medicare cards, numbers will fight fraud

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services is removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards to help prevent fraud and to allow providers and Medicare clients access to secure account information queries, a news release states. New...

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How to prevent tick bites

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

Public health officials have outlined three steps — “limit, repel and inspect” — to prevent tick bites and the illnesses that might result, as well as how to remove a tick that has already bitten.Limit: Ticks live in wooded, brushy, or gras...

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Libby, Troy perform well at State Music Festival

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

High School students from Libby and Troy competed in the State Music Festival in Helena last weekend, with high ratings across the board.Libby High School vocalists and instrumentalists performed well, according to Music Director Brenda Nag...

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Lincoln County Public Health Nurse: Health department offers travel vaccines

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

Lincoln County Public Health (LCPH) realizes the important need to ensure that local and international travelers, adults and children, are up-to-date on important and required travel vaccinations. Because of that growing need, LCPH has expa...

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