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March showers bring flood threats

March showers bring flood threats

March 21, 2017 at 12:53 pm

After a snow-packed winter, the recent rise in temperatures had residents bracing for the inevitable. As spring arrives, flooding is expected in Libby. Some homes received minor damages, and wate...

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Ducks Unlimited celebrating 80 years

March 21, 2017 at 12:49 pm | Western News Conservation organization Ducks Unlimited [DU] is celebrating it’s 80th year this year, and the Libby chapter will hold its much anticipated 32nd annual conservation dinner on Saturday, April 29, a...

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Enviromental assessment on Callahan Creek complete

March 21, 2017 at 12:48 pm | Western News Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP), Region One, has completed an environmental assessment (EA) for the Callahan Creek Unconsolidated Fill Removal Draft EA for the purpose of issuing a 124 per...

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Heritage Council to finish season ‘Everything Fitz’ promises spirited music and dance

March 21, 2017 at 12:46 pm | Western News Submitted by Patty Rambo On March 28, the Kootenai Heritage Council is very proud to finish the 2016-17 Season Series on an extremely high note with the extremely high-energy group — Everything ...

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Kootenai Pets for Life seeking volunteers

March 21, 2017 at 12:45 pm | Western News Being responsible for 50 animals all at once can seem overwhelming, but for animal-lovers the task can be uplifting and relaxing. For those who enjoy spending time with animals, Kootenai Pets for L...

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Update on dam flow

March 17, 2017 at 1:39 pm | Western News By Elka Wood Greg Hoffman of the civil corp of engineers at Libby dam reports that flows from Libby Dam will increase Saturday evening at 5:00 MST from 4,000 cfs to 9,000 cfs over a 3 hour period ...

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Libby logger cuts across the grain

March 17, 2017 at 1:41 pm | Western News In 1984, Bruce Vincent was a logger in Libby, working the family business in a town with five vigorous mills in operation. Now, after seeing through “the timber wars” of the 1990s, Vincent is a pub...

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Rain sets off slides, flooding

March 17, 2017 at 1:40 pm | Western News Lincoln County has declared a state of emergency, with the potential for minor flooding to worsen as rain and warm temperatures continue over the weekend. The county commissioners on Wednesday passe...

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EPA nears conclusion of years-long project

March 17, 2017 at 1:43 pm | Western News The sight of emergency shower trailers parked outside houses and crews shrouded in chemical protection masks working in yards and attics has become commonplace in Lincoln county. The EPA crews mo...

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