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Community prayer group meets Thursday, Aug. 24 in Libby

August 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Community Prayer Group will meet 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in the upstairs community room at First Montana Bank at 504 Mineral Ave. in Libby. The prayer topic will focus on poverty and unemployment, but there will also b...

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Four University of Idaho students from Libby receive scholarships

August 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

Four students from Libby were among more than 6,800 University of Idaho students awarded scholarships for the 2017/2018 academic year, the school announced Aug. 16.The Libby students and their scholarships are:Braydan Christian Thom: Academ...

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Libby High School Class of 1962 to reunite Sept. 15-16

August 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Libby High School Class of 1962 is holding its 55-year reunion Sept. 15 and 16 at the Hidden Chapel. To register please contact Alice Chappel Grunerud at at 406-293-3806.

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Crews reconstructing road to Leigh Lake

August 18, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Forest Service and Lincoln County on Wednesday, Aug. 16 began reconstructing Leigh Creek Road No. 4786, the road to the Leigh Lake Trailhead, according to a Forest Service news release.The road will remain open during reconstruction, th...

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Comments sought on proposed bridge repairs near Troy

August 18, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Montana Department of Transportation proposes repairs to two aging bridges on Highway 2 near Troy and invites comments from the public on both. The repairs are tentatively scheduled for 2020, a news release states.One bridge crosses the...

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Medical center project honors late cancer patient

August 18, 2017 at 3:00 am

Thanks to a donation in memory of a former cancer patient, Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in June was able to start a new project in its chemotherapy and infusion department.When Frank Votapka purchased a rifle during the medical center’s Fou...

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Winning essay: “Falling for Falls Creek”

August 18, 2017 at 3:00 am

Friends are a wonderful thing. Good ones can bring you happiness, joy, some frustration, some hurt… but so much happiness and good memories.On a recent fine spring day, I went hiking with two of my best friends in the world. It started as a...

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Fish, Wildlife and Parks seeks citizen advisors

August 15, 2017 at 9:08 am

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking up to five volunteer applicants to serve terms of two to three years on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee that was established in 1996. The primary function of the CAC is to increase FWP’s awarenes...

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Federal grant will help create rural health network

August 15, 2017 at 9:08 am

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in June was awarded $99,561 from the Human Resources and Services Administration for Rural Health Network Development Planning, a news release states. The medical center was one of 23 American organizations so a...

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Driver safety class is Sept. 25 in Libby

August 15, 2017 at 9:08 am

An AARP driver safety class is scheduled for Sept. 25 in Libby.The class will be held 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Libby Christian Church at 100 Kootenai River Rd. For more information or to make a reservation call 406-283-7000....

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