Stories for November 2006

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Thursday, November 30

Tree board making progress
November 30, 2006 11 p.m.

Tree board making progress

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 30, 2006 11 p.m.

Nelson enters plea in Eureka shootout

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

November 30, 2006 11 p.m.

Coliform gone from Emkayan water system

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 30, 2006 11 p.m.

Centenarian to light Troy's community Christmas tree

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Tuesday, November 28

Family, friends chip in to restore classic Chevy
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Family, friends chip in to restore classic Chevy

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

New student choir to debut at tree lighting
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

New student choir to debut at tree lighting

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Colleen Woodward
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Colleen Woodward

Colleen Woodward, 77, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at Brendan House in Kalispell.

James Purves
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

James Purves

James J. Purves, 76, of Libby died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash.

Harrison Eugene Thompson
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Harrison Eugene Thompson

Harrison Eugene Thompson, 87, of Libby died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Hospital from natural causes.

Mary Risley
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Mary Risley

Mary Janett Risley, 85, of Liberty Lake, Wash., and formerly of Libby, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006.

November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

It's God's job, not yours, to pass judgment on what others do

Editor's Note: The following letter is a response to a letter to the editor from Freeman Johnson that appeared in the Wednesday, Nov. 22, issue of The Western News.

Carl Lundstrom
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Carl Lundstrom

Carl Lundstrom, 79, of Libby died of natural causes at home on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006.

November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Turner Mountain opening planned Friday, Dec. 15

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Hunting

Like a lot of other hunters around northwest Montana, I filled my deer tag last week. It was the first time for me in years, and it brought on a familiar, complicated and primal mix of emotions.

Dorothy Smith
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Dorothy Smith

Dorothy D. Smith, 80, of Libby died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Hospital from natural causes.

November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Arctic blast follows heavy snowfall

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Mary Hilliard
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Mary Hilliard

Mary B. Hilliard, 85, of Libby died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Hospital from natural causes.

James Brown
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

James Brown

James N. Brown, 82, died in his sleep on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at his son's home in Gadsden, Ala.

November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

County officials:uncounted votes not human error

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

Glenn Johnson
November 28, 2006 11 p.m.

Glenn Johnson

Glenn Mahlon Johnson, 66, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Hospital in Libby.

Tuesday, November 21

November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Who will be held responsible for 44 million abortions?

To the Editor:

Residents, businesses honored at mayor's banquet
November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Residents, businesses honored at mayor's banquet

Nearly two dozen Libby residents and businesses were honored with awards Friday night at the annual Mayor's Thanksgiving Banquet.

November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Hot video game briefly in stock at local store

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Emkayan water system treated to kill coliform

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Recount upholds outcome of treasurer's race

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Mail-in ballots might help take back democratic system

To the Editor:

Keith Hughart
November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Keith Hughart

Former Troy resident Keith E. Hughart, 81, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, in an Ogden, Utah, hospital of complications from heart surgery and emphysema.

November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Thanksgiving reflections

I recently had the pleasure of meeting two very remarkable ladies - Elsie Kessel of Libby and Hazel Walch of Troy.

November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Area merchants prepare for big shopping day

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Maria Fraser
November 21, 2006 11 p.m.

Maria Fraser

Maria B. Fraser, 92, of Libby died Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, at Libby Care Center from natural causes.

Thursday, November 16

Big game harvest reported lower than normal so far
November 16, 2006 11 p.m.

Big game harvest reported lower than normal so far

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 16, 2006 11 p.m.

Officials dispel rumors of election glitch

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

Alcine Lien
November 16, 2006 11 p.m.

Alcine Lien

Alcine Lien, 80, a longtime Troy resident, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at Henderson, Nev.

November 16, 2006 11 p.m.

Clearing the Air

I was encouraged to hear from Ron Anderson of the county environmental health department this week that all of the vouchers for the second phase of the Libby-area woodstove changeout program have been distributed and that most of them have been redeemed.

David Malcheski
November 16, 2006 11 p.m.

David Malcheski

David Malcheski, 61, of Troy, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Hospital.

November 16, 2006 11 p.m.

Old school appraisal anticipated

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Two area women turning 100
November 16, 2006 11 p.m.

Two area women turning 100

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Tuesday, November 14

November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Young hunter shoots mountain lion in self-defense

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Earle Winfrey
November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Earle Winfrey

Former Libby Mayor Earle D. Winfrey, 80, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at his home in Boise, Idaho.

Welcome home planned Sunday for Libby soldier
November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Welcome home planned Sunday for Libby soldier

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Local teen to make debut with symphony
November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Local teen to make debut with symphony

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

LHS football, volleyball teams make us proud

To the Editor:

November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Kudos to county crews for flood response

To the Editor:

November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Tobacco users invited to take part in Nov. 16 Smokeout

To the Editor:

November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Logger football players enjoy support from community

To the Editor:

November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Fallen tree blamed for power failure

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Charlotte Orr
November 14, 2006 11 p.m.

Charlotte Orr

Charlotte E. Orr, 87, a resident of the Kootenai Valley for the past 64 years, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, in Libby.

Thursday, November 9

November 9, 2006 11 p.m.

City considers grant proposal for old mill

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

November 9, 2006 11 p.m.

Williams picked to fill city council vacancy

Peggy Williams was sworn in Monday to fill a vacancy on Libby City Council.

November 9, 2006 11 p.m.

Heinert holds off Carney in tight state House race

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Magazine connected teen with grandfather
November 9, 2006 11 p.m.

Magazine connected teen with grandfather

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 9, 2006 11 p.m.

Volunteer ambulance levy increase approved 2-1

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 9, 2006 11 p.m.

Nine votes determine winner in county treasurer contest

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

Rains bring isolated flooding
November 9, 2006 11 p.m.

Rains bring isolated flooding

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Tuesday, November 7

November 7, 2006 11 p.m.

Work moving ahead on mine

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Hilda Rolseth McCallum
November 7, 2006 11 p.m.

Hilda Rolseth McCallum

Hilda Rolseth McCallum, 90, formerly of Libby, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at the Sunshine Gardens nursing home in Spokane Valley, Wash., where she had lived since falling in August.

November 7, 2006 11 p.m.

Economy benefits from playoff games

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 7, 2006 11 p.m.

Businessman accused of taking $425K from employer

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

Mae Richards
November 7, 2006 11 p.m.

Mae Richards

Mae E. Sickels Pulley Richards, 94, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at Libby Care Center.

Dayton Hill
November 7, 2006 11 p.m.

Dayton Hill

Dayton W. Hill, 81, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at Libby Care Center.

Local tackle makers see market for women's rod
November 7, 2006 11 p.m.

Local tackle makers see market for women's rod

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Thursday, November 2

November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Letter of support for ambulance levy fails to make case

To the Editor:

November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Flood study recommended for proposed development

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Terry Tyndall
November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Terry Tyndall

Terry L. Tyndall, 64, of Troy died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at his home from natural causes.

November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Volunteers stand 10 feet tall in eyes of those they serve

To the Editor:

November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Red Ribbon Week finale was a really impressive event

To the Editor:

Harry Tripp
November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Harry Tripp

Harry P. Tripp, 89, of Libby, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Hospital from natural causes.

Ballot measure would raise ambulance levy
November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Ballot measure would raise ambulance levy

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Vandals shoot up business park

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Share the blame

On Election Day a few years ago, I was putting gas in my car and noticed the fellow on the other side of the pumps looking at me intently. It turned out he was reading the "I voted in Lincoln County" sticker on my jacket.

November 2, 2006 11 p.m.

Absentee ballot numbers up

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter