Sunrise & Sunset Times

March 24 7:33 a.m.     8:02 p.m.
March 25 7:31 a.m. 8:03 p.m.
March 26 7:29 a.m. 8:05 p.m.
March 27 7:27 a.m. 8:06 p.m.
March 28 7:25 a.m. 8:08 p.m.
March 29 7:23 a.m. 8:09 p.m.
March 30 7:21 a.m. 8:11 p.m.



Simons Weekly Weather

Northwest Montana Regional Forecast


Includes Lincoln

and Sanders Counties

( Libby, Troy,
Eureka, Yaak,

Bull Lake, Noxon,
Heron, Trout Creek,
Thompson Falls, and

The Cabinet Mountains)


Tuesday, March 30 –Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s with lower 30s around 5000 feet. Afternoon west to southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.


Wednesday, March 30 to Friday, April 2 –
No precipitation and warm. Lows in the mid 20s to mid 30s with mid 30s around 5000 feet. Highs in the upper 50s to upper 60s with upper 40s around 5000 feet.




Saturday, April 3 –
Dry except for a slight chance of rain and high mountain snow showers late in the day along the Idaho border. Lows in the 30s with mid 30s around 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s with mid 40s around 5000 feet.

Sunday, April 4 –
A little cooler with a slight chance of valley rain showers and high mountain snow showers. Lows in the 30s with lower 30s around 5000 feet. Highs in the lower 50s to lower 60s with lower 40s around 5000 feet.


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Carrot Cake Bread


  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups 248g all purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups 312g packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup 99g granulated sugar
  • 2 cups shredded carrots from about 4-6 carrots



  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup 113g unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups 340g powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt



Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 8×4-inch loaf pans.

Whisk salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and flour in a medium bowl. Set aside.

Whisk eggs until beaten, then whisk in oil, vanilla, applesauce and both sugars. Whisk until combined, then add dry ingredients and stir with a spatula or wooden spoon until just combined. Stir in carrots.

Pour batter evenly into the prepared pans. Bake for 40-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out almost clean in the center.

Let the cake completely cool before removing from the pan and frosting.

To make the frosting: beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, until the mixture comes together, then add vanilla and salt. Beat until smooth

Remove cakes from pans and frost the top, then slice and serve. Store loosely covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Courtesy of


Employment Specialist /State of Montana

– Medical Records/$12/32 hrs. a week/CARD

– Certified Nurses Aid (CNA) PRN

– Certified Medical Assistant/OBGYN

– Emergency Room-RN

– Variable Shift RN

– Surgery RN

– Casino Assistant Manager/Town Pump/Libby

– Patient Account Rep- Business Office

– Senior Life Solutions Program Director

– Family Engagement Coordinator/$16.30/

10-12 hrs per week/Lincoln County

– Truck Driver /$16-18/ Eureka

– 2020-2021 Substitute Libby Schools

– Substitutes for Troy Schools

– Machinist/Full-Time


ATTENTION:  Due to COVID, Job Service Libby now requires all communications be handled by email or phone (406) 293-6282.

Stop by the Job Service office, 417 Mineral Ave, #4, and look for the Career  Exploration Assessment in the kiosk by the door. Fill out, return to Job Service, and a Career Coach will contact you.
*A full listing of all jobs now available in Lincoln County can be accessed by visiting:

Montana Works at 

Employers : Are you having a hard time filling

positions or training workers? Contact Job Service to learn about several programs that can assist you with the cost of hiring and training workers!

Job Seekers :  Have you been laid off?  Do you have a current job offer? Or plans to enter a training

program? Job Service Libby may be able to help you reach your career goal.  Stop by our office and pick up a Career Exploration Assessment in the kiosk by the office door. When completed, simply put it in the mail slot and a Career Coach will contact you to

discuss your plans.

Montana Gas Price

As of March 29, 2021 –


Montana gas prices have risen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.71 per gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 615
stations in Montana. Gas prices in Montana are 22.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 67.3 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.


Courtesy of GasBuddy

KVCS Spring Honor Roll

Kootenai Valley
Christian School
congratulates the
following students for earning recognition on
3rd Quarter Honor Roll:


First Grade A Honors

Maddie O’Neal


First Grade A-B Honors

Kimber Williams


Second Grade A Honors

Emily Donnerberg

Ethan Hammrich

Hannah Hedge

Anders Montgomery

Caleb Peterson


Second Grade
A-B Honors

Gabby Detrick

Lavinia Elliot

William Niemi

Jacob O’Neal

Third Grade A Honors

Micah Peterson

Hannah Warner

Third Grade A-B Honors
Benjamin Crandell


Fourth Grade A Honors

Caelan Gray

Ryan Rank


Fifth Grade A Honors

Cadence Rebo

Morgan Sanderson

Jayden Sigea

J.J. Fosgate


Fifth Grade A-B Honors

Alyssa Donnerberg

Briana Espinosa

Izabelle Paulsen


Sixth Grade A Honors

Zoe Warner


Seventh Grade
A-B Honors

Henry Rank

Jillian Stewart


Eighth Grade
A Honors

Dylan Warner


Eighth Grade
A-B Honors

Halle Hoff

Warren Paulsen

Makenzie Niemi

Mandy Schmitt


Tenth Grade
A-B Honors

Katelyn Schmitt

Adrian Dunsworth

Roberto Mickelson

James Warner


Eleventh Grade
A-B Honors

Hannah Schertel


Twelfth Grade
A-B Honors

Landon Marcott