Stories for March 2004

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Tuesday, March 23

March 23, 2004 11 p.m.

Fire destroys old building downtown

A fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Secondhand Store at 102 Mineral Ave. on Friday morning.

March 23, 2004 11 p.m.

LADC recommends grant for ball fields

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

March 23, 2004 11 p.m.

Two elk pulled from Bull Lake ice

Two of seven elk that fell through the ice into Bull Lake near Angel Island on Sunday were rescued through the efforts of a state game warden, a Forest Service law enforcement officer and three private citizens.

Thursday, March 18

March 18, 2004 11 p.m.

Libby trustees decide no levy

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter

March 18, 2004 11 p.m.

District finds government tenants for McGrade

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter

March 18, 2004 11 p.m.

Christiansen shares struggles with county

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

Tuesday, March 16

March 16, 2004 11 p.m.

Prezeau sentences Glazier to five years in prison

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

March 16, 2004 11 p.m.

Baseball on deck for LADC

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

March 16, 2004 11 p.m.

New golf pro completes career change

Cliff Bihl has been hired as the new head golf professional at Cabinet View Country Club.

Thursday, March 11

March 11, 2004 11 p.m.

City collects signatures supporting Troy broadband

By Roger Morris, Western News Publisher

March 11, 2004 11 p.m.

County library tops state in auto reference requests

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter

March 11, 2004 11 p.m.

Troy trustees nix levy increase

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

Tuesday, March 9

March 9, 2004 11 p.m.

Distance learning lab to extend LCC reach

A distance learning lab at Lincoln County Campus will expand the college¹s geographical reach and enhance the course offerings, said LCC director Pat Pezzelle.

March 9, 2004 11 p.m.

Judge calls Œbargains¹ too lenient

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

March 9, 2004 11 p.m.

Cleanup workers consider organizing

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

Thursday, March 4

March 4, 2004 11 p.m.

City seeks grants for Cabinet Heights sewer

By Brent Shrum, Western News Reporter

March 4, 2004 11 p.m.

Troy woman raises horses of a different Œcurl¹

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter

March 4, 2004 11 p.m.

Past wildfire cost forcing KNF budget constraints

Kootenai National Forest Supervisor Bob Castaneda briefed the Lincoln County Commissioners Wednesday on the challenges being brought on by reduced funding and a new emphasis on hazardous fuels reduction efforts.

Tuesday, March 2

March 2, 2004 11 p.m.

Judge gives defendant one week to decide on sentence

A 41-year-old Libby man who pleaded guilty to felony charges after running a Troy policeman off U.S. Highway 2 last October has been given a week by Judge Michael Prezeau to decide whether to accept a harsher sentence than the one he bargained for or take his chances at trial.

March 2, 2004 11 p.m.

Another border bust benefits sheriff¹s office

Sheriff Daryl Anderson is anticipating an influx of more than $100,000 for his office following the seizure of $130,000 in cash from a suspected marijuana smuggling operation along the Canadian border.

March 2, 2004 11 p.m.

Libby wins first state title in 38 years

By Paul Boring, Western News Reporter