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| February 23, 2009 11:00 PM

Divisional tickets now available

The Northwestern A boys and girls basketball divisional tournament is slated for Feb. 26-28 at Glaicer High School in Kalispell.

Libby High School Athletic Director Dolly Crum announced that all-session tickets can be purchased in advance.

From now through Feb. 24, tickets can be purchased at the LHS front office. Prices are $25 for an all-session pass. Passes will also be available at Glacier High School and one hour prior to each session.

The Saturday morning session will feature ticket prices of $6 for adults, $4 for children.

Class of 1979 plans reunion meeting

The Libby High School Class of 1979 is planning to hold a reunion meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Treasure Mountain Casino.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Sons of Norway spotlighting lefse

The Sons of Norway Lodge No. 536 in Libby will be making lefse at Hatlen Hall in Libby on Friday, Feb. 20 and Saturday, Feb. 21 starting each day at 8 a.m.

The lodge invites all members and anyone who loves lefse to help make it or learn how to make it while having fun and enjoying fellowship and good eats.

Hatlen Hall is located at 165 Garden Road.

Stakeholders to fill positions on Feb. 26

The Kootenai Forest Stakeholders Coalition will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26 at Flathead Valley Community College–Lincoln County campus in Libby.

The agenda includes the appointment of four people to open board positions. As of late last week, 17 nominations had been received. Bylaws state that the board shall consists of a minimum of seven and a maximum of 15 voting stakeholder members.

Anyone with an interest in serving on the board is asked to call Paul Rumelhart at 293-8406 or e-mail him at: .

Register for Troy youth baseball, softball

Troy’s youth baseball and softball program has signup sheets available at the elementary and high school offices. The program will features teams for ages 5-15.

The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 27.

The program is also looking for umpires.

For more information, call 295-2046.

Traumatic brain injury group sets meetings

A traumatic brain injury support group plans to meet on March 17 in Libby and March 18 in Troy, the North Valley Support Group announced.

The group will meet at 5:30 p.m., on March 17 at the Families in Partnership offices, 83 Collins Ave., in Libby, and at 6 p.m. on March 18 at the Kootenai Senior Center in Troy.

The meetings are intended for people with brain injuries and family members to meet and talk about education, understanding and resources. Support groups provide confidentiality and empathy of experiences of other head injury survivors.

March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month. The movie “Regarding Henry” will be part of the Libby meeting. In Troy, Sherrie Jackson will give a presentation entitled, “Living With Seizures.”

For information, call Don Walker in Libby (293-6518) or Laura Wilde in Troy (295-9753).

VFW Ladies Auxiliary sponsoring scholarship

The Libby VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 1548 is sponsoring the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards contest.

The contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 enrolled in public school or home-schooled. Prize amounts are $10,000 for first, $5,000 for second and $1,500 for third and fourth. The deadline to enter is March 31.

For more information or entry blanks, call 293-8082.

Animal shelter to hold rummage sale fundraiser

Kootenai Pets For Life is planning to stage its Spring Rummage Sale on Friday, Feb. 27 from 5-8 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Ponderosa Room in Libby.

For those who would like to donate items for the rummage sale, call 293-3435 and leave a message. Donations can also be mailed to: KPFL, Box 1454, Libby, MT 59923.

Tax volunteers available to help with filing

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will be on hand each Thursday from Feb. 5 through April 9 to help people in the low- to moderate-income range with special attention to those ages 60 and older.

Volunteers can help prepare federal and state tax returns and can also assist with electronic filing.