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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tough Mountain West Classic brings top runners in Northwest to Missoula

Corvallis’ Colby Henderson and Chase Stocker finished in 20th and 21st place at the Mountain West Classic in Missoula with times of 15:53.0 and 15:35.9. The event featured teams from Spokane, Coeur d’Alene as well as the top teams from across Montana. Held at the University of Montana Golf Course, the event gave the in-state…

Obituary John Richard Forsberg John Richard Forsberg, of Missoula, Montana, formerly of Clare, Michigan, passed away suddenly on August 31, 2011 in Missoula. He was born January 10, 1962 in Clare, Michigan. John was preceded in death by his mother Susan (Herrick) Forsberg (1998) and sister Jan Marie Forsberg (1958). His father Jerry T. Forsberg,…

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…