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  • A child watches fire works from the shoulders of an elder on their walk home from Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July event. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Viewers at Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July watch fireworks during a show Thursday night at Roosevelt Park in Troy. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Fireworks cover the sky above Troy during a firework show Thursday night. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Onlooker at Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July watch fireworks explode during a show Thursday night at Roosevelt Park in Troy. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Firework explode in the distance as people walk home from Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July event.s (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Fireworks explode in the distance as people walk home from Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July event. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Onlooker at Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July watch fireworks explode during a show Thursday night in Troy. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    The interior of Dave Rouse’s 1934 rat rod pickup shows a customized bounty hunter-themed interior during the Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Car Show at Roosevelt Park Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Troy City Council Members T.J. Boswell and Chuck Ekstedt took a shift flipping burgers during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Chris Miller, Bull Valley Forge, demonstrates forging an iron hook in Roosevelt Park during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Karina Hancock leads dancers from Karina Hancock Dance in the pavilion at Roosevelt Park during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Roy Richardson loads up a plate of pancakes for Rick Blomdauhl as breakfast is served at Roosevelt Park during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Elliott Crowe gets Lester Kawasaki -- a recent transplant to Libby from Colorado -- with green chalk as Laura Crowe looks on, during the PTA Fun Run, part of Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Children scramble for candy thrown from the Troy VFW Post 5514 Auxiliary’s float during the 4th of July Parade for Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    The Troy Volunteer Fire Department’s “Ol’ No. 1” rolls along in the 4th of July Parade for Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Flags and spectators line the parade route for the 4th of July Parade during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Classic, modern and all variety of vehicles participated in the 4th of July Parade for Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Fireworks shoot into the air during the fireworks show at the Yaak River Mercantile and Tavern Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Revelers are lit by their sparklers as they await the fireworks show at the Yaak River Tavern and Mercantile Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Fireworks explode overhead during the fireworks show at the Yaak River Mercantile and Tavern Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

  • A child watches fire works from the shoulders of an elder on their walk home from Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July event. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

  • 1

    Viewers at Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July watch fireworks during a show Thursday night at Roosevelt Park in Troy. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

  • 2

    Fireworks cover the sky above Troy during a firework show Thursday night. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

  • 3

    Onlooker at Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July watch fireworks explode during a show Thursday night at Roosevelt Park in Troy. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Firework explode in the distance as people walk home from Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July event.s (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Fireworks explode in the distance as people walk home from Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July event. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    Onlooker at Troy's Old Fashioned 4th of July watch fireworks explode during a show Thursday night in Troy. (Luke Hollister/The Western News)

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    The interior of Dave Rouse’s 1934 rat rod pickup shows a customized bounty hunter-themed interior during the Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Car Show at Roosevelt Park Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Troy City Council Members T.J. Boswell and Chuck Ekstedt took a shift flipping burgers during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Chris Miller, Bull Valley Forge, demonstrates forging an iron hook in Roosevelt Park during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Karina Hancock leads dancers from Karina Hancock Dance in the pavilion at Roosevelt Park during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Roy Richardson loads up a plate of pancakes for Rick Blomdauhl as breakfast is served at Roosevelt Park during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Elliott Crowe gets Lester Kawasaki -- a recent transplant to Libby from Colorado -- with green chalk as Laura Crowe looks on, during the PTA Fun Run, part of Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Children scramble for candy thrown from the Troy VFW Post 5514 Auxiliary’s float during the 4th of July Parade for Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    The Troy Volunteer Fire Department’s “Ol’ No. 1” rolls along in the 4th of July Parade for Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Flags and spectators line the parade route for the 4th of July Parade during Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Classic, modern and all variety of vehicles participated in the 4th of July Parade for Troy’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Fireworks shoot into the air during the fireworks show at the Yaak River Mercantile and Tavern Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Revelers are lit by their sparklers as they await the fireworks show at the Yaak River Tavern and Mercantile Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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    Fireworks explode overhead during the fireworks show at the Yaak River Mercantile and Tavern Saturday. (Ben Kibbey/The Western News)

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