Libby Schools Prepare for Spring Concert

Wednesday, March17th
6:00 p.m.

LMHS Gymnasium

Tickets online at

Featuring performances from the 7th and 8th Grade Bands, the Middle School Jazz Band and the High School Jazz Band, and the High School Concert Band.

Pictured above:  The Libby High School Jazz Band paid a visit to Libby Elementary School this past Thursday, March 11, to share  their love for music in hopes of inspiring the up and coming 6th grade class to join band next year.  (Photo by Stacy Bender)

Friends of the Library
Book Sales Open Again


On Friday, March 5, the Libby Friends of the Library Book Sale at the local Lincoln County Library was again open for business after a year-long hiatus.

Over 80 people came through the doors for the first sale of 2021. When all was said and done, donations collected totaled $776.

For more information on future FOL book sales and all library events, visit:

(Photo by Stacy Bender)

Irish Blessings


The Libby Vendor’s Market (formerly the Original Libby Farmers Market) held its 2021 Irish Fair this past weekend at the Kootenai Valley Christian School .

Traffic at the fair was slow but steady with folks who have missed getting out and seeing one another this past year.

Pictured: An Irish Blessing courtesy of Lindy’s Chalk’N and Crafts.
Find more of Lindy Bauer’s creations at chalkcouture,com/lindybauer.

(Photo by Stacy Bender)

2021 Fisher River Valley
Fire & Rescue Auxiliary
Winter Fishing Derby

Two Days, 507 Anglers
Over $10,000K Raised

Justin Keiper, 1st Place
Northern Pike

Zoey Ruhter, 1st Place
Northern Pike

Jacki Riley, 1st Place

Trenton Svensbye, 1st Place

Bill Moe, 1st Place

Bill Moe, 1st Place

Mason Bach, 1st Place


Hudson Hannah, 1st Place

Mike Munro, 1st Place



Northern Pike

1—Justin Keiper
10 lbs 14 oz, 32 1/2”
2—Jared Bain

9 lbs 8.2 oz, 31”
3—Hunter Bower

7 lbs 6.3 oz, 28 1/4’

(Children’s Division)
1—Zoey Ruhter

6 lbs 9.4 oz, 28”
2—Samantha Pidino

4 lbs 11 oz, 25”
3—Trent Tennison

4 lbs 2.4 oz, 25”


1—Jacki Riley

1 lb 4.2 oz, 13 1/4”
2—Kern McCrohan

1 lb 3.5 oz, 13”
3—Toby Tabor

1 lb 1.4 oz, 12 1/2”

(Children’s Division)
1—Trenton Svensbye

11.2 oz, 11 1/2 “
2—Blake Michalkiewicz

6.3 oz, 9 1/2”
3—Jacob Stanton

6.3 oz, 8 3/4”


1—Bill Moe

4 lbs 15 oz, 21 1/2”
2—Don Johnson

2 lbs 2 oz, 17 3/4”
3—Stephen Gary

1 lb 11.6 oz, 16 1/2”

(Children’s Division)
1—Mason Bache

1 lb 11.5 oz, 17 1/2”
2—Reid Schlegel

1 lb 9.6 oz, 17”
3—Colton Dugan

11.4 oz, 13 1/8”



1—Mike Munro

1 lb 14.8 oz, 18 1/4”
2—Brian Williams

1 lb 11.4 oz, 17 1/2”
3—Don Carvey

1 lb 9.3 oz, 17”

(Children’s Division)
1—Hudson Hannah

1 lb 3.3 oz, 15”
2—JJ Yarger

1 lb 2.1 oz, 14”
3—Declan Burns

11.8 oz, 13 1/4”