Heritage Museum Opening Day

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  • Kathy Powers -- as school teacher Miss Zeigler -- rings the bell to summon her pupils to school at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Rick Utter, from Bonners Ferry, calls the dance for the Libby Spinning Squares at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Quilts from the Kootenai Valley Quilt Guild on display in the Tower Gallery at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Zane Officer shows Owen Teisberg how to pan for gold as Justin and Kerri Teisberg look on, at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Mike Cohen holds up a piece of 12-pound rail -- named for the weight of a yard of rail -- during a talk on mining heritage at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Jayden Sigea tries his hand at Morse code at the Lincoln County Amaterur Radio Groupís table at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday, with some help from Rick Klin and Graeme Baker. Klin told a story about a time on Jay Leno that a morse code operator showed he could communicated faster than a person texting on a cell phone. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

  • Kathy Powers -- as school teacher Miss Zeigler -- rings the bell to summon her pupils to school at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

  • 1

    Rick Utter, from Bonners Ferry, calls the dance for the Libby Spinning Squares at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

  • 2

    Quilts from the Kootenai Valley Quilt Guild on display in the Tower Gallery at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Zane Officer shows Owen Teisberg how to pan for gold as Justin and Kerri Teisberg look on, at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Mike Cohen holds up a piece of 12-pound rail -- named for the weight of a yard of rail -- during a talk on mining heritage at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

  • 5

    Jayden Sigea tries his hand at Morse code at the Lincoln County Amaterur Radio Groupís table at the Heritage Museumís Opening Day in Libby Saturday, with some help from Rick Klin and Graeme Baker. Klin told a story about a time on Jay Leno that a morse code operator showed he could communicated faster than a person texting on a cell phone. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

The Heritage Museum in Libby hosted Opening Day Saturday, with plenty of activities out in the sun, and more to do inside out of the heat as well.

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