Sunrise & Sunset Times

Date Sunrise Sunset
August 25 6:49:15 a.m.     8:39:04 p.m.
August 26 6:50:39 a.m. 8:37:06 p.m.
August 27 6:52:02 a.m. 8:35:08 p.m.
August 28 6:53:26 a.m. 8:33:09 p.m.
August 29 6:54:49 a.m. 8:31:09 p.m.
August 30 6:56:12 a.m. 8:29:09 p.m.
August 31 6:57:36 a.m. 8:27:08 p.m.

Simon’s Weather

Northwest Montana

Regional Forecast


Libby, Troy,
Eureka, Yaak,

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

The Cabinet Mountains


Tuesday, August 24—

Areas of frost across colder valleys through early morning. Patchy fog and low clouds in the valleys through mid morning otherwise mostly sunny and warmer. Highs in the 70s with upper 50s around 5000 feet. Light north winds.


Wednesday & Thursday, August 25 & 26—

Dry. Areas of late night and early morning frost possible across colder valleys. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s except near 50 on slopes with upper 40s around 5000 feet. Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s with near 60 around 5000 feet.


Friday & Saturday,
August 27 & 28—

A little cooler with a chance of showers. Lows in the 40s with mid 40s around 5000 feet. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s with mid 50s around 5000 feet.


Sunday, August 29—

Dry and a little warmer. Lows in the upper 30s to upper 40s with upper 40s around 5000 feet. Highs in the 70s to near 80 with near 60 around 5000 feet.



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In Play: “Psychobabble is just specialized tortiloquy.” Elsewhere, we might say: “Roscoe abandoned his philosophy course because the lectures often drifted into tortiloquy.”

Spaghetti Pie

6 oz. spaghetti

2 T. butter or margarine

1/3 C. grated Parmesan Cheese

2 well beaten eggs

1 c. cottage cheese

1 lb. ground beef or bulk pork sausage

1/2 c. chopped green onion

1/4 c. chopped green pepper

1 (8-oz) can 1 c. tomatoes, cut up

1 (6 oz) can tomato paste

1 twp. Sugar

1 tsp. dried oregano

1/2 tsp. garlic salt

1/2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese


Cook and drain spaghetti; stir butter into hot
spaghetti. Stir in Parmesan and eggs; form mixture into a “crust” in a 10-inch pie plate. Spread cottage cheese over bottom of crust. Brown meat, green onion and green pepper until vegetables are tender and meat is brown. Drain off fat. Stir in undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, oregano and garlic; beat through. Turn meat mixture into “crust.” Bake uncovered in 350°  oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle mozzarella on top. Bake 5 minutes longer.


– Leslie Spain


Cream Cheese Rhubarb Pie


1 c. granulated sugar

1/4 c. cornstarch

Pinch of salt

1/2 c. water

3 c. rhubarb

9-inch pie shell

1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, soft

2 lg. eggs

1/2 c. granulated sugar

Whip cream

1 (4 oz.) pkg. almond slivers


In large saucepan, add 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup
cornstarch, pinch of salt and 1/2 cup water.
Add rhubarb, stir on medium heat until filling
mixture becomes thick and boils. Pour into pie shell; bake 10 minutes at 425°. While in oven,
prepare topping in large mixing bowl: 1 package cream cheese (softened), 2 eggs and 1/2 cup sugar, blending until smooth. Pour topping over pie.
Return pie to oven (reduce heat to 325°) for 35 minutes or until set. Chill in refrigerator several hours or overnight. Garnish with whip cream and almond slivers. Even people who don’t like rhubarb like this pie! Enjoy.

– Jean Becker


Taken from “Keepsake Cooking,” Recipes collected from Friends of the Card Foundation, ©2011

Casino Bookkeeper/Town Pump

– Part- Time Cashier/$9.00/Farm to Market

– Part- Time Deli Worker/$9.00/Farm to Market

– Office Administrator/Ad Sales Rep/$12.50/Western News

– Barista Part-Time/$9.00/Farm to Market

– Sales Representative/Full-Time/Montana
Power Products

– Deputy Clerk of Court/Full-Time/$15.77/
Lincoln County

– CNO Administrative Assistant/CPMC

– Emergency Medical Physician/CPMC

– Hospital Screener/CPMC

– Casino Floor Runner/Town Pump


These and many other jobs can be seen in the foyer along

with job descriptions and generic applications.

Doors are open:
Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri  8:00 a,m. -5:00 p.m.
and Wed 11:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.


To return completed applications to Job Service Libby:

– Hand deliver completed applications to:
Job Service-Libby,
417 Mineral Avenue, Suite 4

– Email completed applications to

– Fax completed applications to 406-293-5134

– Mail applications to:
Job Service-Libby, 417 Mineral Avenue, Suite 4,

Libby, MT 59923


Please contact Job Service-Libby at
406-293-6282, extension 0
or if you need a generic application emailed, mailed or faxed to you.  Leave a detailed message with your name and phone number so we can return your call promptly.


*A full listing of all jobs now available in Lincoln
County can be accessed by visiting Montana Works

National Gas Inventory

As of August 23, 2021 –


Montana gas prices have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.31/g  according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 615 stations in Montana. Gas prices in Montana are 11.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.07/g higher than a year ago.


The national average price of gasoline has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.14/g today. The national average is  96.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

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