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Lion hunting closed for HD 120

December 11, 2018 at 7:53 am

The hunting of male mountain lions in northwestern Montana Hunting District 120, which includes portions of Flathead and Lincoln Counties, closed at one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, Dec. 8. The order halting the hunt came shortly aft...

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Weather alert

December 11, 2018 at 7:54 am

The National Weather Service in Missoula is warning of a “more active weather pattern” across the region from through Saturday, Dec. 15, with effects growing more severe as the week progresses.The change that began Sunday night is predicted...

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Exchange open enrollment deadline is Dec. 15

December 11, 2018 at 7:53 am

Since Open Enrollment began on November 1, 3,198,163 people selected plans using the HealthCare.gov platform.The HealthCare.gov Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2018, to December 15, 2018, for coverage starting on January 1, 201...

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Libby students recognized by school board

December 11, 2018 at 7:53 am

The Libby Public Schools Board of Trustees recognized Sophia Kim (Libby Middle School), John Cheroske (Libby High School), and Talon Nordwick (Libby Elementary School) at their regular meeting Nov. 12. The three were selected by staff for t...

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FSPW presentation at Simple Simon’s

December 10, 2018 at 9:43 am

Simple Simon’s Pizza will host Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness with a talk and slide show by John Gatchell, the Montana Wilderness Association’s Senior Conservation Advisor, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12,Gatchell attended his first ...

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Doctor suggests ways to slow opioid overdoses and deaths

December 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

Opioid-related overdoses have reached epidemic proportions, claiming more than 42,000 lives in the U.S. in 2016 alone. Physicians on the front lines are working in their communities and with their patients to reverse this public health cri...

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Audubon Christmas Bird Count

December 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

For the 49th year, local bird watchers will participate in the Audubon Christmas Bird Count in the Libby area on Saturday, Dec. 15. This effort mobilizes over 72,000 volunteer bird counters in more than 2,400 locations across the western h...

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Heritage Museum signs completed

December 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

The final installation work on a $5,000 outdoor sign grant -- awarded by the Montana History Foundation in Spring 2017 -- has been completed at the Libby Heritage Museum.A press release from the museum thanked the foundation, their donors a...

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‘The Music Man’ auditions Dec. 13

December 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Kootenai Karacters are holding auditions Thursday, Dec. 13, for a production of “The Music Man.”The auditions will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Libby High School choir room.The production needs actors and actresses, singers, d...

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Mountain lion hunting closed in HD 320 and 333

December 04, 2018 at 3:00 am

The hunting of female mountain lions in southwestern Montana hunting districts 320 & 333 -- which include portions of Madison, Silver Bow, Gallatin and Jefferson counties -- will closed one-half hour after sunset on Monday.The closure n...

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