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Stevensville runs over Libby

Caleb Vance spearheaded Stevensville's 40-15 win over LIbby wiht three touchdown passes. Jean Schurman photo

The Stevensville Yellowjackets won their final preseason game and remain unbeaten going into conference play. Stevensville defeated Libby, 40-15, on Friday. Josh Lords started the scoring for the ‘Jackets with a 21 yard pass from Caleb Vance. Vance only completed six of 14 passes but three of the passes were scoring receptions, all to Lords….

Good weather, great times at Corvallis Cross Country

In many ways, a cross country meet is like a giant reunion. The coaches are friends, the athletes are friends and even the families of the athletes get to know one another and become friends. When you couple this friendly atmosphere with the great weather on Saturday, it’s no wonder everyone had a great time…

Hamilton tops Stevensville on the court

The volleyball match Thursday night in Hamilton could well be a preview of the championship game at the divisional tournament later this fall. Hamilton and Stevensville are very good teams with a lot of talent on both sides. The difference may be experience. With seven seniors, Hamilton has a balanced team that plays well together….

Inaugural FarmFest this weekend

By Jean Schurman The 1st Annual Farmfest will be held September 23-25 in the Bitterroot. Jointly sponsored by the Bitterroot Valley Chamber, the Ravalli County Fairgrounds, and The Daly Mansion, the weekend’s events features a Harvest Wine and Beer Festival on Friday night, a Farm Tour on both Saturday and Sunday, and a Pasture to…

Stevi Council to appoint new mayor

By Michael Howell In the wake of Stevensville Mayor Lew Barnett’s recent resignation, the Stevensville Town Council began defining the process by which a new mayor would be appointed. At the September 12 council meeting a process was defined and a schedule of procedure established. It involved narrowing the field of six applicants down to…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of GENE WETZSTEON, Deceased. Cause No. DP-11-78 Dept. No. 1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed as Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against  the decedent are required to present their…

Letters

Florence doing its part Dear Editor, The Florence Civic Club agrees that the medians both north and south of Florence are unsightly. The Florence Civic Club lobbied MDOT to install the medians to slow traffic through town. The Florence north median was one of the first MDOT ever designed. One problem that came to light…

Opportunity knocks – will the door be opened?

  The Stevensville Town Council is bogged down by so many problems it’s hard to know where to start the digging out. Last Monday, a roomful of citizens turned out in the wake of former Mayor Lew Barnett’s resignation to gather information on the current quest for a new mayor, as well as to weigh…

Wednesday, September 21   Leadership Bitterroot class Orientation for the next Leadership Bitterroot Class will be held Wednesday, September 21 followed by the first session Wednesday, September 28. Thereafter it is the third Wednesday of every month and runs through May. This program is sponsored by the Bitterroot Valley Chamber of Commerce and helps develop…

‘Nothing better anywhere else’ – Stevensville to celebrate roots

“Everyone thought we would be able to find nothing better anywhere else.” Journal of Father Nicolas Point, September 24, 1841   Each community across the nation is proud of its early beginnings, and Stevensville is certainly no exception. This Saturday, September 24 at 11 a.m., the 170th anniversary of the establishment of the first permanent…