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Troy Council discusses street changes, public intox

June 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

At its regular meeting Wednesday, the Troy City Council discussed several items affecting city streets and contemplated future discussion of ways to discourage public intoxication, but no votes were ...

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‘Crazy Days’ are (almost) here again

June 22, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News By JOHN BLODGETT The Western News The Libby Area Business Association is reviving “Crazy Days,” a decades-dormant, family-friendly downtown business fair. It will take place along Mineral Avenue ...

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6th annual fair to benefit Yaak one-room school

June 22, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The sixth annual Yaak School Arts and Crafts Fair is going to once again feature a variety of arts, crafts and even some edibles, as locals gear up once again to raise money to help fund the extra ac...

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Ski club gets conditional OK for new building

June 22, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The Kootenai Cross County Ski Club was granted permission Monday to put a building on land it leases from the City of Libby, contingent on the signing of a new lease agreement the City Council tabled...

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Libby’s Riverfront Blues Festival turns ten

June 22, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News Despite a ten-year anniversary, no major changes are expected for Libby’s Riverfront Blues Festival this year — just more of what one longtime organizer said is “such a primal, emotional kind of musi...

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24-year-old male grizzly attacked researcher

June 22, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News A 24-year-old male grizzly bear native — not introduced — to the Cabinet-Yaak area was identified as the bruin that attacked a researcher in the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby in May. Montana Fish...

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Western News wins six Better Newspaper Contest awards

June 19, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The Western News took several awards for division two newspapers in the Montana Newspaper Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest, announced Sunday, for coverage of investigative and breaking n...

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Troy Schools Board tables weapons policy

June 19, 2018 at 5:00 am | Western News The Troy Schools Board of Trustees discussed a policy which would affect who could possess weapons on school grounds for purposes of education, hunter safety or school safety, during their final meet...

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‘This dang story needs to be told’: Retiring LHS teacher aims to write Libby’s history

June 18, 2018 at 5:44 pm | Western News A year shy of having taught for 30 years, an anniversary some might hold out for, Libby High School history teacher Jeff Gruber said that now “just felt right” to retire. He’s young enough, he enjo...

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