Home Construction: Call Construction, Senior discounts, new, remodel, roofs, decks, concrete, paint, drywall, tile, all phases. 293-1033.


Sparkle Chimney Services: We can help with all your heating needs. We service wood stoves, wood fired boilers, with complete service and repair. 40 years of experience. Call for appointment. 291-5238. Servicing all of Lincoln County, Bonners Ferry, and upper Sanders County.


Chimney + More Professional service affordable rates. Chimney sweeping. Offering full service, inspection, cleaning and repair or wood and pellet, stoves and chimneys. 291-5389.


Cooper Handy Man Services: Libby and Troy. Free estimates– call 619-674-1699__________________


Westgate Animal Clinic Dr. Conkel 293-2300: Dogs, cats, horses and livestock. Open Monday through Friday.______________________

Piano tuning services! Appointments available December 17-23. To reserve a spot email: or call 650-242-5790. See website for more information._________

Notice: Libby and Troy fall within a current EPA superfund site involving asbestos contamination. For more information about results of a property, or general information about asbestoses call Asbestos Resource Program,



U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8
Announces the Public Comment Period for Draft  Institutional Controls Plan Covering Residential, Commercial, and Public Properties at the
Libby Asbestos Superfund Site, Libby, Montana

On October 28, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in cooperation with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), will release the Draft Final Institutional Controls Implementation and Assurance Plan for the Libby Asbestos Superfund Site, Operable Units 4 and 7, Libby, Montana. The plan—otherwise known as the ICIAP—details the use of institutional controls (ICs) at all residential, commercial, and public properties in Libby (operable unit [OU] 4) and Troy (OU7) of the Libby Asbestos Superfund Site (the Site). The ICIAP is the result of planning and collaboration between government entities and both communities.

Historic mining, milling, and processing of vermiculite in Libby are known to have caused releases of vermiculite and tremolite-actinolite series asbestos to the environment and EPA added the Site to the National Priorities List in 2002. As of August 2019, EPA has implemented cleanup plans for all portions of the Site except the former mine site and forested areas that make up OU3. The finalization of the ICIAP is one of the last steps in the transition of OUs 4 and 7 from EPA to the State of Montana, planned for April 2020.

We want to hear from you!

ICs are key to the success of protecting the cleanup and public cooperation with ICs is essential. The public comment period (October 28 to December 31, 2019) is your chance to provide input. The draft ICIAP and a short fact sheet are available in hard copy at the EPA Information Center (at 108 E. 9th Street in Libby). Both documents are also available online. All comments received by EPA within the comment period will be carefully considered in the finalization of the ICIAP.

Please send your comments (by December 31, 2019) to:

EPA Remedial Project Manager, Dania Zinner                                                             U.S. EPA Region 8 (8SEM-RBB)

1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202-1129

View or download documents from EPA’s website at:



Homes for rent, email or stop by 809 Mineral Avenue for a rental application. Call Tungsten holdings at 293-3714 for more information. _____________


For Rent: Coming Soon! Lot for rent at Libby Creek Community. A community owned and operated . Lot rent $250 per month. Application at 711 Commerce Way #32 way Libby or call Julie at 406-755-0961 ex. 1.___________________________


For rent: mobile home with addition. Quiet location with great views – located on Bull Lake Road between mile markers 21  and 22 . $375 per month. Call 295-4007_____________


Rent or lease to own– 26’ x 24’ shop with small living area up front. Lots of parking. 1318 Minnesota Avenue. 293-8495._______


For Rent: Bull Lake Rod & Gun Club

Pavilion, Water, Electricity, Private Dock, Bathroom Facilities Perfect for Weddings, Family Gatherings and Weekend Get A ways. Call 295-4994 ask for Mark.__________________ _


For rent: 807 Dakota in Libby. 2 bed, 1 bath, washer + dryer hookups. $850 per month 12 month lease. Cal Town & Country at 293-7559.________________


Storage Units available in

downtown Libby. Safe and Secured Storage is a modern mini storage facility. Visit or call 293-5151.__


Reporters wanted at the Montanian Newspaper! The successful applicant must be a self-starter, capable of writing clean, mature, intelligent articles, both breaking news, and events. Must have the ability to take pictures with a digital camera, use basic computer equipment , and has the knowledge of proper grammar and fact based information. Experience is strongly preferred. This person must be willing to work a flexible schedule, which includes a few evening hours and some weekends and must be able to produce at least one story per week. Flat rate of $50. For more information please call 406-293-8202, email, or bring your resume and a writing example to 317 California Avenue._________

2014 Polaris 900 Ranger Side by side. Browning edition. Front and rear glass windows. Windshield wiper. Heating and new tires. EBS brakes. $11,000 or best offer. Call (540)490-0594____________


For sale: 8’x12’ building- $375 and 10’x24’ building- $575. Buildings are old but moveable. Buy both buildings for $695. Call 295-4007._________________


For Sale Stihl MS 460 Magnum chainsaw– like new. $850 call 293-7679________


Stay warm this winter! LL Bean goose down parka, with fur-timed hood. Men’s size medium, worn once! Paid $225 will sell for $40. 295-9511._________


For Sale: Brushmaster CHA Chipper $500, Cast-iron Claw Foot Tub $50, Used Doug-Fir 1×6 Fence boards .40 cents a piece, 20 gal Lee Loader 410, 293-8419


53 Studebaker P.V. V8 Engine 35 PD OD rotted out fuel tank, it runs and drives comes with parts truck with all running gear 6 cys 4 spd. $1,750 OBO 406-291-5140

Sack sale: Nov. 1 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $1.50 a sack. Nov. 2 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $1.00 a sack. Help us clean us out! Troy United Methodist Church._____________________


Uptown Video in Troy, unfortunately, is going out of business: over 6,000 movies for sale, both Bluray and DVD. Half off deals on Avon, sunglasses, jelly bellies, kids costumes and much more! Store number: 295-5531.________

Garage Sale: Saturday, Nov. 2 at 9am . Lots of goodies for all ages. 5626 Kootenai River Road.

Interested in free asbestos training? Your reply is needed! EPA is offering a free 40-hour Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor initial course to be held in January 2020. A minimum of 10 people are needed to schedule the course. If interested, contact the EPA Information Center at (406) 293-6194 or email no later than November 30, 2019.