Stories for May 2007

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Friday, May 25

Alice J. Robinson
May 25, 2007 midnight

Alice J. Robinson

Alice J. Robinson, 50, of Libby died Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at her home in Libby from cancer.

Ryan J. Johnston
May 25, 2007 midnight

Ryan J. Johnston

Ryan J. Johnston, 27, of Libby, died Monday of injuries received in a vehicle accident near Libby.

May 25, 2007 midnight

Ceremony honors victims

The Community Asbestos Memorial Project (CAMP) will be holding a Memorial service to honor victims of the asbestos exposure in Libby.

Train collides with car Wednesday night
May 25, 2007 midnight

Train collides with car Wednesday night

No injuries result from incident

Wednesday, May 23

Don S. Shinkle
May 23, 2007 midnight

Don S. Shinkle

Don S. Shinkle, 89, of Grants Pass, Ore. died May 16, 2007, in his home from kidney failure.

May 23, 2007 midnight

Former Libby businessman and mayoral candidate incarcerated in Washington

By ERIKA KIRSCH Western News Editor

Larry Richards
May 23, 2007 midnight

Larry Richards

Larry Richards, 55, a long time Libby resident died Saturday, May 19, 2007 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center from natural causes.

May 23, 2007 midnight

Grant for Libby and Troy health centers

Over $350,000 awarded to medical centers

May 23, 2007 midnight

Stabbing victim in stable condition

Man accused of stabbing still incarcerated

Friday, May 18

Ethel Caroline Jellesed
May 18, 2007 midnight

Ethel Caroline Jellesed

Ethel Caroline Jellesed, 92, of Troy died Sunday, May 13, 2007, at the Libby Care Center from natural causes.

Carol Mae Knickerbocker
May 18, 2007 midnight

Carol Mae Knickerbocker

Carol Mae Knickerbocker, 70, died Sunday, May 13, 2007 at her home in Libby from natural causes.

May 18, 2007 midnight

Lobbying for horse slaughter prevention act

To the Editor:

May 18, 2007 midnight

Opposition to SB 78

To the Editor:

May 18, 2007 midnight

Seeking Montana television access

To the Editor:

May 18, 2007 midnight

Results tallied for Libby School District Trustee Board

Voters elected Tracy Comeau and John Herrmann to fill two vacancies on the Libby School District Trustee Board, according to the Lincoln County Commissioners Office.

Photo by Kyle McClellan
May 18, 2007 midnight

Photo by Kyle McClellan

Habitat for Humanity volunteers hammered away at the latest house located on Idaho Street in Libby. Last weekend's STOKR ride benefited the home.

May 18, 2007 midnight

Extra law enforcement time helps to increase seat belt use

MDT helps fund program to encourage motorists to buckle up and deter impaired drivers

Joy L. Nadrau
May 18, 2007 midnight

Joy L. Nadrau

Joy L. Nadrau, 80, of Libby, died Wednesday at the Libby Care Center. Joy was born to William Ramey and Mildred (Pippinger) Ramey on July 12, 1926 in Williston, N. D.; the family moved to Bainville, Mont. where Joy was raised and educated. She married Lester (Les) Nadrau in 1952 and, in 1953, they came to Libby where Joy has resided for the past 54 years.

May 18, 2007 midnight

STOKR ride proceeds benefit Libby Habitat for Humanity house

"Field of Dreams" pays off for local fundraiser

Former Libby resident accused of embezzlement arrested in Washington
May 18, 2007 midnight

Former Libby resident accused of embezzlement arrested in Washington

One-time mayoral candidate being extradited from Washington

Friday, May 11

Ronald C. "Ron" Hoffman
May 11, 2007 midnight

Ronald C. "Ron" Hoffman

Ronald C. "Ron" Hoffman, 64 formerly of Libby, died May 4 in Port Angeles, Wash., after a long and brave battle with emphysema.

May 11, 2007 midnight

Commissioners, EPA discuss vermiculite contamination

By Kyle McClellan The Western News

May 11, 2007 midnight

Cyclists to ride last leg of STOKR bike route on Saturday

More than 400 cyclists will be cruising down the Pipe Creek Road descent Saturday, May 12, on their last leg of the day's STOKR bike route.

May 11, 2007 midnight

What do mothers want for Mother's Day?

By Carol Holoboff The Western News

May 11, 2007 midnight

Puppets coming to Troy to tell a story

By Kyle McClellan The Western News

Irene C. Waldron
May 11, 2007 midnight

Irene C. Waldron

Irene C. Waldron, 57, died Sunday May 6, 2007 at her home in Libby after a brief illness.

Libby Volunteer Ambulance to move
May 11, 2007 midnight

Libby Volunteer Ambulance to move

By Kyle McClellan The Western News

Clifford E. Kelley
May 11, 2007 midnight

Clifford E. Kelley

Clifford E. Kelley, 67, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2007 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula of natural causes.

Wednesday, May 9

Gwynne Lynn Burmaster Keefer
May 9, 2007 midnight

Gwynne Lynn Burmaster Keefer

Gwynne Lynn Burmaster Keefer, 66, died April 26, 2007, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Donald E. "Don" Jones
May 9, 2007 midnight

Donald E. "Don" Jones

Donald E. "Don" Jones, 66, died Saturday, May 5, 2007, in Libby.

Ronald C. "Ron" Hoffman
May 9, 2007 midnight

Ronald C. "Ron" Hoffman

Ronald C. "Ron" Hoffman, 64, formerly of Libby, died May 4, in Port Angeles, Wash., after a long and brave battle with emphysema.

May 9, 2007 midnight

Reagan era strategies make more sense

To the Editor

May 9, 2007 midnight

Fundraiser garners $117,000 for Remp

By GWEN ALBERS The Western News

May 9, 2007 midnight

Ralston selected as next Troy High School principal

By Kyle McClellan The Western News

May 9, 2007 midnight

Society anti free press

Dear Editor:

Pat Field
May 9, 2007 midnight

Pat Field

Pat Field, former teacher at Libby High School, died May 6, 2007, in Texas.

The final journey
May 9, 2007 midnight

The final journey

By Kyle McClellan The Western News

May 9, 2007 midnight

Arbor Day tree planting deemed a success

To the Editor:

May 9, 2007 midnight

Wings Week fundraising walk today

In case anyone missed the street-wide banners in Troy, the Wings Week fundraising walk will take place today at 5 p.m.

May 9, 2007 midnight

Dispatch service praised

To the Editor

Friday, May 4

Planning board discusses growth
May 4, 2007 midnight

Planning board discusses growth

By Kyle McClellan The Western News

May 4, 2007 midnight

Airport gears up for summer traffic

Nonstop flights to Denver, Chicago will start in June

Richard J. Reichow
May 4, 2007 midnight

Richard J. Reichow

Richard J. Reichow died March 4, 2007, at the age of 67. He was very specific that he did not want an obituary published in the paper.

Evelyn M. Warman
May 4, 2007 midnight

Evelyn M. Warman

Evelyn M. Warman, 79, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at her home in Troy of natural causes.

Fatality crash claims one east of Moyie Springs on U.S. 2
May 4, 2007 midnight

Fatality crash claims one east of Moyie Springs on U.S. 2

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho — A 34-year-old Troy, Mont., woman was killed Tuesday after her car went off the road east of Moyie Springs.

Robert W. Fowler
May 4, 2007 midnight

Robert W. Fowler

Robert W. Fowler, 87, died Friday, April 27 in Libby.

Wednesday, May 2

Photo
May 2, 2007 midnight

Photo

Libby Care Center volunteers listen to the Libby High School Jazz Band.

May 2, 2007 midnight

Casino remodel makes for better place to waste money

To the Editor:

Volunteers recognized for donations of time at luncheon
May 2, 2007 midnight

Volunteers recognized for donations of time at luncheon

By CAROL HOLOBOFF Western News

Community gives back to Ronnie Remp
May 2, 2007 midnight

Community gives back to Ronnie Remp

By GWEN ALBERS Western News

May 2, 2007 midnight

Citizens hear of potential asbestos dangers in Troy

By KYLE McCLELLAN Western News Reporter

Photo by Paul Sievers
May 2, 2007 midnight

Photo by Paul Sievers

Dayln Germany and Katelyn Gilder proclaim that without a doubt, the Blue Jays are "number one" in

Marion G. Carr
May 2, 2007 midnight

Marion G. Carr

Marion G. Carr, 84, of Troy went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, April 27, 2007.