Stories for July 2004

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Friday, July 30

July 30, 2004 midnight

County taking new approach to jail bids

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

July 30, 2004 midnight

Well known bullfighter to entertain at rodeo

By Heidi Desch, Western News Intern

July 30, 2004 midnight

Some Troy residents face service line charge

By Roger Morris, Western News Publisher

Wednesday, July 28

July 28, 2004 midnight

Libby man arrested for arson, burglary

A 20-year-old Libby man arrested by officers investigating a complaint that he was supplying drugs to an underage girl has been charged with arson and a dozen other felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with several recent burglaries.

July 28, 2004 midnight

Officer catches window breaker

A 19-year-old Libby man was arrested early Saturday morning on charges of felony criminal mischief by a city police officer who reported watching him throw a rock through a window at Libby Furniture and Appliance.

July 28, 2004 midnight

KNF sees few fire startups

The Kootenai National Forest has received a surprisingly low number of fire starts in the last week given the blistering temperatures.

Friday, July 23

July 23, 2004 midnight

Kootenai River Rodeo to feature specialty acts

By Heidi Desch, Western News Intern

July 23, 2004 midnight

Trustees agreeing to sell old school

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter

Wednesday, July 21

July 21, 2004 midnight

Lightning setting scattered fires in Kootenai

Lightning produced by thunderstorms moving through the Kootenai National Forest has been responsible for scattered fires.

July 21, 2004 midnight

State bid to lower Kootenai flows fails

A proposal from the State of Montana to lower Kootenai River flows by 2,000 cubic-feet per second through the end of September was rejected by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries.

Friday, July 16

July 16, 2004 midnight

Old school discussion continues Tuesday

The Libby School Board will be continuing to offer discussion on the old high school building during their Tuesday, July 20, meeting at 7 p.m.

July 16, 2004 midnight

Low impact expected from new roadless rule

By Roger Morris, Western News Publisher

July 16, 2004 midnight

Council OKs portion of CVCC request

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

Friday, July 9

July 9, 2004 midnight

Troy cat Œtrucks¹ across 48 states

By Heidi Desch, Western News Intern

July 9, 2004 midnight

Troy council approves health insurance levy

By Roger Morris, Western News Publisher

July 9, 2004 midnight

Research proposal looming large

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

Wednesday, July 7

July 7, 2004 midnight

Johnson Acres bid comes in high

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

July 7, 2004 midnight

Community garden grows into reality

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter

July 7, 2004 midnight

Vision-Net installed in LCC labs

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter

Friday, July 2

July 2, 2004 midnight

Libby area fails air standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officially notified Gov. Judy Martz this week that the Libby area is failing to meet new air quality standards, setting a process in motion that will require a mitigation plan to be in effect by the end of 2008.

July 2, 2004 midnight

County jail bids come in nearly double

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

July 2, 2004 midnight

80-year-old author finishes first book

By Roger Morris, Western News Publisher