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By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter
Gov. Judy Martz will arrive in Libby for a quick visit on asbestos health care issues and an appearance at the GOP¹s Lincoln/Reagan Day dinner on Friday night.
By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter
The contract between the United Healthcare Workers Local Union 427 and Centennial Healthcare Corporation of Atlanta, Ga., the owner of the Libby Care Center, expired on Wednesday.
A manufacturer of wood-fired boilers and associated equipment is moving to the former Stimson mill site following a fire that destroyed the business¹s shop at Bonners Ferry.
A shoplifting complaint from a local store last week led to the arrest of a Libby woman on charges of possession and manufacture of methamphetamine.
By Roger Morris, Western News Publisher
The National Center for Vermiculite and Asbestos-Related Cancers has been started in Michigan in response to statewide illnesses tied to vermiculite mined in Libby and other asbestos-contaminated ores mined in Michigan.
Libby has gained an important ally in the research of asbestos-related disease and the treatment of patients.
The Libby Skate Park was reopened on Saturday to provide local enthusiasts a skateboarding venue until a new park can be erected.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt is making good on his promise to visit Libby with an on-site tour scheduled for May 26.
U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg will host a town hall community forum in Libby at the Ponderosa Room on Tuesday, April 13, from 6-7 p.m.
The issue of roadless area management emerged as the most polarized topic in the Forest Plan Revision Workgroups for the Bull and Yaak Geographic areas concluded last month.
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