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Health center granted $175,700 to fight opioid crisis

October 10, 2017 at 8:44 am

A recent grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will help a Libby-area health facility face the opioid overdose crisis.The Northwest Community Health Center received $175,700 out of approximately $200 million awarded to...

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Public hearings set to explore dog-training legislation

October 10, 2017 at 8:44 am

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has worked for more than a year on rule changes to address confusion with a statute that requires its director’s permission to train dogs within a mile of nesting habitat. However, because the Environmental ...

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Spiritual talks set for this weekend in the Libby area

October 10, 2017 at 8:44 am

Garris Elkins, a spiritual writer, mentor and teacher, will speak at three locations this weekend. At 7 p.m. Friday, Elkins will be at Eagle Valley Community Church at 639 Meadowlark Ln. At 6 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, he will spe...

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Medical center to host rural healthcare network meeting Oct. 16

October 10, 2017 at 8:44 am

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center announced it will host the 2017 Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network’s regional meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.The network’s mission “is to develop and provide a collaborative support system whic...

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Montana is No. 2 in country for deer collisions

October 06, 2017 at 9:15 am

If anyone is surprised Montana is No. 2 in the nation for chances of hitting a deer while driving, it’s probably only to wonder why it isn’t No. 1.Montana placed that high in State Farm’s 15th annual deer claim study, according to an Oct. 2...

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Turner Mountain gear swap set for Oct. 13-14

October 06, 2017 at 9:17 am

Turner Mountain Ski Area will hold a ski and snowboard swap Oct. 13 and 14 inside the gym at Asa Wood School in Libby.The event will take place 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.People can register items to sell or...

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Forest management up for discussion at Oct. 12 foresters meeting in Libby

October 06, 2017 at 9:17 am

A Montana Logging Association representative will discuss the organization’s efforts to promote forest management at an upcoming meeting of the Libby chapter of the Society of American Foresters, a news release states.Laurie Woods is the gu...

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Wolf season to close in area where quota was met

October 06, 2017 at 9:17 am

The hunting or trapping of all wolves in Montana Wolf Management 316, which include portions of Carbon, Sweet Grass and Park Counties, will close Wed. Oct. 4, 2017 at one half-hour after sunset. The order halting the hunt came after Montana...

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Daines, Gianforte pen letter of support for Rock Creek, Montanore Mines

October 03, 2017 at 3:00 am

Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Greg Gianforte recently penned a letter urging the Trump administration to prioritize the permitting process of the Rock Creek and Montanore mines, according to a Sept. 28 news release.The content of the letter, a...

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Get up to a $4,000 match in food bank fundraising campaign

October 03, 2017 at 3:00 am

Monies to benefit Libby Food Pantry

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