New VFW wood carving

From left to right are Jule Mason, Dee Teske, and Connor Jackson posing in front of a new wood carving that the Libby VFW recently received. Dawna Ceriani, a carver from Oregon worked with the VFW so they could purchase this custom made carving during the recent Kootenai Country Montana Chainsaw Carving Championship. Photo courtesy of Dee Teske.

Paint It Pink 5k/10k fun run

Right: Glacier Bank hosted a half marathon and 5k/10k fun run walk on Saturday, Sept. 27 to benefit Paint It Pink. Registration options included adding dogs for $5, and a crazy pink outfit contest encouraged people to go all out with pink clothes and accessories. Photo of 5K walkers with their dogs  over the Kootenai River on the walking bridge during the event by Tracy McNew, The Montanian

Chicken of the woods, a great find

Terry Whalen holds his chicken of the woods mushroom that was featured in last week’s Montanian. Photo by Kristen Remp, The Montanian.