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Andreessen honored for saving child’s life

Andreessen honored for saving child’s life

October 18, 2019 at 9:13 am

For rescuing a choking boy while off duty in a Polson restaurant last spring, volunteer firefighter Ryan Andreessen earned the Montana State Fire Chiefs Association’s Citizen Life Saving award. Libb...

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Firefighters douse vehicle fire

October 18, 2019 at 9:11 am | Western News A charging car battery likely led to a fully involved automobile fire in Libby on Oct. 14, fire officials say. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 171 My Road about 6:45 p.m., said Scott Beagle, ...

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Public comment sought on Thompson Chain of Lakes plan

October 18, 2019 at 9:09 am | Western News Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) wants public input for a proposed environmental management project for the Thompson Chain of Lakes area. The targeted area encompasses more than 3,000 acres an...

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FWP discovers two walleye

October 18, 2019 at 9:05 am | Western News The surprise discovery of walleye in Upper Thompson Lake on Oct. 8 has prompted state wildlife officials to place a catch, kill and report order on the invasive, non-native fish. Montana Fish, Wildl...

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Train strikes, kills grizzly cubs

October 18, 2019 at 9:01 am | Western News Two grizzly bear cubs found dead Oct. 15 near railroad tracks southeast of Trego were struck by a train, said officials with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. An area FWP biologist tracked down the ...

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History talk focuses on Libby firefighters

October 15, 2019 at 9:40 am | Western News The Libby Pioneer Society will host a presentation on the history of the Libby Volunteer Fire Department on Oct. 20. Retired firefighter Bob Pival will serve as the guest speaker, using digitalized ...

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Isotex receives flood of local job applicants

October 15, 2019 at 9:42 am | Western News About 210 people, most from Lincoln County, have applied for jobs at Isotex Health since the hemp production company closed a deal to buy the old Stinger building in Libby on Sept. 26. Co-founder a...

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Pool proposal makes splash at community forum

October 15, 2019 at 9:24 am | Western News A group of Libby residents, backed by what they say is widespread community interest, publically launched Oct. 10 an initiative to construct a new public swimming pool in the city. Unveiled during L...

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Hoover to serve three years for child assault

October 15, 2019 at 9:24 am | Western News Justin Phillip Hoover, of Libby, will serve three years of a suspended five-year sentence after a jury found him guilty of assaulting his child while they gathered firewood late last year. Authoriti...

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