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Stevensville Town Council

Council meeting minutes cause concern – By Michael Howell – At the May 9 Stevensville Town Council meeting, Councilor Desera Towle asked that the minutes of the previous meeting be amended to show that she refused to participate in a closed session that was held for reasons that at the time were unclear. She noted…

Bitterroot flower tour scheduled

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By Michael Howell – Stevensville resident John Stroud, aka “Johnny Bitterroot Seed,” is a homegrown, self educated expert on the Bitterroot Flower (Latin name: Lewisia rediviva), the valley’s namesake blossom, and he wants to see it survive and prosper for the benefit of future generations. He wants to spread the seeds. He’s even made a…

Calendar

Clubs and Groups Hamilton Senior Center activities Monday – 11:45 lunch, cloggers at 1:30 p.m.; bingo on 1st & 3rd weeks, pinochle on 2nd week, 7 p.m. Tuesday – line dancing at 9:30 a.m., cloggers at 3 p.m. Wednesday – 11:45 lunch, bridge at 1 p.m., cloggers at 5 p.m. Thursday – exercise at 9…

Classifieds

Sales/Auctions AMAZING SALE! Sat. 9-4, 510 Riverside Ave. Stevi – Central Ave. off Main St. and follow signs. $1 to $3 antiques and collectibles, Singer surger, bassinette, walker, many baby items and toys, chop saw, drill press and tools, dressers, tables, nice furniture, 10hp engine and more! VENDORS WANTED for Stevensville Farmers Market every Saturday…

Legal Notices

NOTICE OF SALE FOUR SEASONS STORAGE will be auctioning to the highest Bidder, abandoned storage units owing delinquent storage rent for the following units: A-7, A-21, A-25, B-29, B-33, C-15, C-43. Units contain bedroom furniture, clothing, sports equipment, tools, computer parts and misc household goods. These units may be viewed by appt, only. Written sealed…

Victor sails to district championship

Tyler Coorough leans towards the finish line in the 100 meter race at the District 13C track meet. Coorough won four events and led the Pirates to a title. Jean Schurman photo.

The Victor boys had a couple of things going their way this weekend at the District 13C track meet. They had a large amount of competitors on the track and in the field events, and they had Tyler Coorough. The combination gave the Pirates a resounding 169 point advantage over second place Seeley-Swan. Coorough won…

Florence completes first goal, district title

Florence’s Brittany Heinz catches the ball as a Loyola player slides into second base. She said it felt great to win the district championship. “Florence softball is back and ready to attack.” Jean Schurman photo.

With an overall record of 18 wins and just two losses, the Lady Falcons of Florence head into this week’s divisional softball tournament as the 6B champs. They have a conference record of 15-1 with their only conference loss coming from Loyola in the last game of the regular season. Coach Sierra Hansen said her…

Bitterroot Warriors win state.

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The local high school rugby team, the Bitterroot Warriors pulled off an upset over the weekend and defeated Simms for the state championship, 41-15. Zander Smith was the leading scorer for the Warriors. The Bitterroot team defeated Helena in the first round and then came back to defeat Kalispell, the No. 1 seed, in the…

Commissioners causing real problems

Dear Editor, Many of you have probably been reading about the airport struggle. But more concerning than the airport issue is the conduct of the County Commissioners. Except for Greg Chilcott, the four remaining Commissioners were misinformed, sometimes uninformed and did a terrible job listening to the public. They had only consulted with people that…

Support for medical marijuana

Dear Editor, I pick up the Star each Wednesday, never takes me long to read it, but it’s local, and it’s ours. On the back page of the May 5th issue was an advertisement paid for by our friends and neighbors reminding me of something very important. Freedom, and a simplified explanation thereof. The medical…