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Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant suspended dine-in service this week. Owners Kyle and Mindy James said customers confronting and berating the restaurant’s staff for complying with the governor’s mask directive prompted them to close the dining room. (Will Langhorne/The Western News)

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Libby restaurants bear brunt of mask ire
August 7, 2020 4:12 p.m.

Libby restaurants bear brunt of mask ire

It started a couple of weeks ago with occasional insults from tourists. By Aug. 4, the abuse from customers refusing to wear masks had reached such a horrifying level that Kyle and Mindy James, joint owners of Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant on Ninth Street in Libby, decided to suspend dine-in service.