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Kootenai Falls swinging bridge structurally sound
November 15, 2019 at 9:50 am | Western News
The Kootenai Falls swinging bridge remains safe to use, say U.S. Forest Service officials. The federal agency reaffirmed the bridge’s structural stability on Facebook after learning area residents ...
Cabinet Peaks Clinic earns national recognition
November 15, 2019 at 9:45 am | Western News
The National Rural Accountable Care Consortium has recognized Cabinet Peaks Clinic Family Medicine as an exemplary practice, officials announced last month. The Libby-based practice earned the accol...
Shooting of grizzly under investigation
November 15, 2019 at 9:37 am | Western News
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are investigating a claim by a hunter that he shot and killed a grizzly bear near Eureka in self-defense Nov. 7 The man was hunting alone on Sinclair Creek...
From beyond the border: Canadian selenium flows into Lake Koocanusa
November 15, 2019 at 9:36 am | Western News
If you follow the eastern shore of Lake Koocanusa beyond Libby Dam for 50 nautical miles, you’ll run into the Elk River tributary, where selenium meets the Kootenai. A byproduct of mining on the Ca...