Stories for October 2006

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Friday, October 27

Farm to Market subdivision draws opposition
October 27, 2006 midnight

Farm to Market subdivision draws opposition

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 27, 2006 midnight

Craig Martin endorsed for justice

To the Editor:

October 27, 2006 midnight

Thank goodness it's almost over

To the Editor:

Troy lands $70K donation for new wildlife museum
October 27, 2006 midnight

Troy lands $70K donation for new wildlife museum

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 27, 2006 midnight

Democrats guilty of hypocrisy

To the Editor:

October 27, 2006 midnight

BPA repairing damaged hiking trail along Kootenai River

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 27, 2006 midnight

Does Aubyn Curtiss know it's 2006, not 1986?

To the Editor:

October 27, 2006 midnight

Family supports Coker for sheriff

To the Editor:

Wednesday, October 25

October 25, 2006 midnight

Carney cares, participates

To the Editor:

October 25, 2006 midnight

Hernandez should temper passion, recognize a good deal

To the Editor:

October 25, 2006 midnight

Harsh tactics by U.S. help create next generation of Osamas

To the Editor:

October 25, 2006 midnight

Dorothy Kittilson

Dorothy Isabel Day Kittilson, 90, of Libby died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006.

Koats for Kids program under way
October 25, 2006 midnight

Koats for Kids program under way

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 25, 2006 midnight

It's time for a change in Lincoln County treasurer's office

To the Editor:

October 25, 2006 midnight

Coker endorsed for sheriff by former Libby police officer

To the Editor:

October 25, 2006 midnight

Choose life - choose Burns

To the Editor:

October 25, 2006 midnight

Missing hunters found safe after night in woods

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 25, 2006 midnight

Carney shows leadership through service to her community

To the Editor:

Friday, October 20

October 20, 2006 midnight

Online newspaper doesn't consider needs of blind readers

To the Editor:

October 20, 2006 midnight

City Council annexes Cabinet Heights

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

October 20, 2006 midnight

Treasurer must be held accountable

To the Editor:

October 20, 2006 midnight

Two students suspended for guns at LHS

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 20, 2006 midnight

Langston best choice for justice of the peace

To the Editor:

October 20, 2006 midnight

Nothing being done to protect child victims from predators

To the Editor:

October 20, 2006 midnight

Guns at School

Times have changed and so have the rules.

October 20, 2006 midnight

Memories unfold with letters about late editor

To the Editor:

October 20, 2006 midnight

Mill levy increase needed to fund purchase of ambulances

To the Editor:

October 20, 2006 midnight

Commissioners mistaken on haul road location

To the Editor:

Electronics to replace 12-foot pole in Troy
October 20, 2006 midnight

Electronics to replace 12-foot pole in Troy

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Wednesday, October 18

Vandals damage signs, windows, police cars
October 18, 2006 midnight

Vandals damage signs, windows, police cars

Libby police are investigating a spate of vandalism that occurred Saturday night and damaged campaign signs, windows at Asa Wood Elementary and two decommissioned police cars parked at the city shop along City Service Road.

Doris Mason Davis
October 18, 2006 midnight

Doris Mason Davis

Doris Mason Davis, 88, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at Libby Care Center.

October 18, 2006 midnight

USF&W: Rock Creek Mine won't endanger bears

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a non-jeopardy biological opinion for the proposed Rock Creek Mine near Noxon that concludes that the project will be protective of threatened bull trout and should produce a positive net effect for the Cabinet-Yaak ecosystem grizzly bear population.

October 18, 2006 midnight

Kudos to Libby police force

To the Editor:

Glenn Cox
October 18, 2006 midnight

Glenn Cox

Glenn Lowell Cox, 49, formerly of Troy, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, of natural causes at his home in Bouse, Ariz.

October 18, 2006 midnight

Commissioners, court were wrong on taking of family road

To the Editor:

October 18, 2006 midnight

Breast cancer program scheduled Thursday at Dome

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Frank Simurdak
October 18, 2006 midnight

Frank Simurdak

Frank J. Simurdak, 93, a retired Libby businessman, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at Libby Care Center.

David Paulsen
October 18, 2006 midnight

David Paulsen

David A. Paulsen, 51, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at his home in Libby.

October 18, 2006 midnight

Gary Hicks ideally suited to justice of the peace position

To the Editor:

Friday, October 13

David Bartel
October 13, 2006 midnight

David Bartel

David Bartel, 58, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a rare brain wasting disease.

Robert Nichols Parker
October 13, 2006 midnight

Robert Nichols Parker

Robert "Bob" Nichols Parker, 83, of Redding, Calif., and formerly of Libby, died July 19, 2006, in Redding.

October 13, 2006 midnight

A letter from the publisher

Many wonderful things have been written about Roger Morris, editor and publisher of The Western News, who died Sept. 21 of cancer.

Good hunting anticipated in NW Montana
October 13, 2006 midnight

Good hunting anticipated in NW Montana

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 13, 2006 midnight

Supreme Court refuses to hear Grace appeal

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

October 13, 2006 midnight

LRI takes new name, new focus

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 13, 2006 midnight

Troy School Board negotiating terms of six employee contracts

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Friday, October 6

October 6, 2006 midnight

Roger Morris will be missed as editor, friend

To the Editor:

October 6, 2006 midnight

Council hears proposal for riverbank resort

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

October 6, 2006 midnight

Vote like it counts on ballot issues despite court ruling

To the Editor:

'Elmo' makes birthday a happy one
October 6, 2006 midnight

'Elmo' makes birthday a happy one

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 6, 2006 midnight

Readers saddened by death of editor

To the Editor:

October 6, 2006 midnight

More appeals filed in Grace criminal case

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Editor

Pre-dawn fire damages riverfront home
October 6, 2006 midnight

Pre-dawn fire damages riverfront home

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 6, 2006 midnight

Treatment of USFS roads, trails appalling

To the Editor:

October 6, 2006 midnight

Initiatives were pushed by out-of-staters

To the Editor:

October 6, 2006 midnight

Heinert is best choice for state representative

To the Editor:

October 6, 2006 midnight

New publisher, editor named for The Western News

Barb Swenson has been named publisher of The Western News, and Brent Shrum has been named editor.

Wednesday, October 4

Velma Walker
October 4, 2006 midnight

Velma Walker

Velma Pearl Walker, 74, of Libby died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at her home.

October 4, 2006 midnight

Council's action to remove member was 'just plain rude'

To the Editor:

October 4, 2006 midnight

Newcomer finds high crime rate, drugs, infighting in Libby

To the Editor:

October 4, 2006 midnight

Critical Habitat won't help lynx

To the Editor:

Marie Jones
October 4, 2006 midnight

Marie Jones

Marie Rosalie Jones, 84, formerly of Libby, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, in St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.

October 4, 2006 midnight

Motorists hitting deer in record numbers

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

Lillian Mackey
October 4, 2006 midnight

Lillian Mackey

Lillian M. Mackey, 80, of Libby, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at St. John's Lutheran Hospital from natural causes.

Students learn, play with Dallas Brass
October 4, 2006 midnight

Students learn, play with Dallas Brass

By GWEN ALBERS Western News Reporter

October 4, 2006 midnight

Good luck on the cheap heating oil Mr. Waters

To the Editor:

Dan DeJong
October 4, 2006 midnight

Dan DeJong

Dan DeJong died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, after a third but brief bout with cancer.

October 4, 2006 midnight

Bull Lake group moving ahead on speed limit issue

By BRENT SHRUM Western News Reporter

Michael Landon
October 4, 2006 midnight

Michael Landon

Michael Edward Landon, 54, of Libby, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006.