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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Saturday, July 30 FWP horn and antler auction Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will auction non-perishable wildlife parts, such as antlers and horns, Saturday, July 30 at the FWP Region 2 office in Missoula, with proceeds to go to the state FWP account. Items will be auctioned to the highest bidder, including bighorn sheep horns…

Lawrence D. Johnson Attorney at Law 345 West Main P.O. Box 500 Hamilton MT 59840 Telephone: 496-363-1655 Attorney for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA Dept. 2 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL JONES, Deceased Probate No. DP 08-9 NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION To: James E. McNeil Kay M. McNeil…

Stoneydale Press releases new PI novel Who’d have guessed that when author Warner Bair II moved back to his ancestral home of Deer Lodge after retiring from a long career as a practicing attorney, a prosecutor and a judge in Arizona, that his “new digs” would become the setting of a mystery thriller involving the…

A (not so little) county problem

By Kathie Roubik, Hamilton The Ravalli County Commission and Commissioner Kanenwisher have a little problem with the Constitution and the foundation of our Republic. The U.S. is a democratic republic, of, by and FOR the people. We are not servants of the Imperial Government. The commission was not elected to rule us. They are not…

Proud of commissioners

Dear Editor, As a landowner and registered voter in Ravalli County for the past 37 years, I want it on record that I am immensely proud of our current County Commissioners. I want to thank J.R., Greg, Matt, Ron and Suzy for tackling the important issue of the County Airport. It was about time the…

Steel sculpture celebrates Marcus Daly Hospital donors

By Michael Howell A beautiful steel sculpture designed and executed by Tim Campbell of Ironhaus, a local fireplace manufacturing business, now graces the entranceway to Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital. The sculpture was commissioned by the Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Foundation as a way to pay tribute to the many foundation donors who already support the…

Commissioners poised to disband Impact Fee Advisory Committee

By Michael Howell A majority of the County Commissioners are ready to disband the county’s Impact Fee Advisory Committee (IFAC). A meeting was held last week to consider appointments for open positions on the committee. At that meeting Commission Chair J.R. Iman told his fellow commissioners that he had received a call from John Meakin,…

Commissioners balk at accepting federal funds – grant for Family Planning clinic in jeopardy

By Michael Howell At least two of the Ravalli County Commissioners expressed strong objections last Tuesday, July 19, to accepting federal funds for the Public Health Department’s Family Planning Program. Commissioners Matt Kanenwisher and Suzy Foss both expressed strong objections to accepting federal funds with strings attached, especially when the strings attached have to do…

Hamilton City Court to become court of record

By Michael Howell Hamilton is joining the municipal bandwagon, following the passage of legislation effective July 1, 2011, giving municipalities the authority to establish Courts of Record by meeting requirements related to making and keeping such records. Previously, rulings in Hamilton City Court could be “automatically” appealed to District Court, and the case is heard…

FWP Commission approves wolf hunt season and quotas

Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission has approved a wolf hunting season for 2011 that creates 14 wolf management units and an overall harvest quota of 220 wolves. “The approved hunting season is very similar to the one considered last year,” said Ken McDonald, FWP’s chief of wildlife. “It’s based on wildlife science and we…