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Donations sought for wounded warriors

  An effort begun a few years ago in Prescott, Arizona, to raise money and awareness to help meet the needs of injured veterans returning from the armed forces, is now bearing fruit in Montana. Buck Up for Wounded Warriors is a non-profit non-partisan organization founded in the spring of 2009 in Arizona to benefit…

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…

  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES   QUILT SHOP AND GIFT STORE FOR SALE, includes elegant two-story building, great inventory, wonderful Eastern Montana business, owner will train, Call Tom Emerling YBA, (406)655-4241.   FARM AND GARDEN   FRESH FROM OUR GARDEN – ZUCCHINI. Hardy fruit trees, shade trees, perennials and shrubs. Nine varieties of apple trees, sweet and…

Wednesday, August 3 Preschool story time   Preschoolers are invited to meet in the children’s corner of the Bitterroot Public Library on Wednesday, August 3 to enjoy “Lullabies Around the World” and hear books read by Lisa DeMoss. This story time begins at 10:30 a.m. and is designed for children 3-5 years of age. For…

New, but not better, paradigm

Dear Editor, Last Spring Greg Chilcott leaned across the commissioners’ desk and announced to the citizens in attendance, “It’s a new paradigm, folks.” In other words, decisions are going to be made very differently than in the past and not necessarily with consideration of citizens’ input. The first major change was to substitute long held…

Blocking family planning has painful consequences

Dear Editor, Since the early 1970’s the Ravalli County family planning program has provided critical health services for low-income men and women in the Bitterroot. For decades, thousands of clients have relied on the public health department and their supportive staff for services they would otherwise not have been able to afford or access. For…

Re: family planning funding

Dear Editor, I am fervently hoping that in the matter of continued Family Planning funding, our Ravalli County Commissioners do not allow their personal religious and moral beliefs to outweigh their impartiality and objectivity. Family planning plays a vital role in our healthcare system. Many women cannot afford the advice of a physician in reproductive…

Obama must run on his record

Dear Editor, Let’s consider what liberal 2012 voters should remember about Obama’s distinguished performance as president of our country so far – can’t think of one good thing! Now, let’s consider the top ten things that informed 2012 voters likely will remember about Obama’s lackluster performance so far: 1) He forced an ill-conceived Obamacare upon…

President an embarrassment

Dear Editor, I was at an event in Missoula last week. We wonder why our country is in trouble. I talked to a person who admitted being a communist, and proud of it? Another person said, “The government needs to spend more money.” I asked him where he thought they were going to get it,…

Commissioners applauded

Dear Editor, Congratulations to the commissioners that have the moral character to reject funding for a Family Planning clinic. One of the many issues I have with Family Planning is the way the government tries to control the way we raise our families. There are many parents (my wife and I included) who teach their…