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State Champs!

Shown above are coach Owen Burch, Bridger Palin, Brad Palin, Eli Rogers, Kyle Lubke, Tyler Jessop, and Taylor Dowdy. Carla Hanson photo

Champions play their best even when they are not always at their best. They put aside aches and pains, nerves and pressure, and play their game. It isn’t easy but they step up. That’s what the Hamilton Broncs did on Saturday afternoon at the Hamilton Golf Course. As the defending Class A state champions, there…

Corvallis rebounds

Corvallis’ Stuart Landis heads for the end zone after snagging an Anaconda pass during the Blue Devil Homecoming game. Corvallis won, 38-14. Jean Schurman photo

What a difference a week makes. After the heartbreaking overtime loss to Hamilton last weekend, the Corvallis Blue Devils rebounded with a 38-14 victory over Anaconda. “After the Hamilton game, we definitely had something to prove,” said senior Stuart Landis. “We knew we were going to come out with a bit of an edge.” Landis…

Hamilton wins two

Hamilton’s Erin Loranger (6) and Casey Shifflett (12) battle Stevensville’s Brooke Constantino in the inter valley match at Stevensville. Jean Schurman photo

The Hamilton girls’ soccer team picked up two wins over valley rivals over the weekend. They defeated Stevensville, 7-2, on Thursday, and then topped Corvallis, 3-1, on Saturday. The game against Stevensville was closer than the score indicated according to Hamilton coach Gregg Shifflett. He credited Stevensville with playing very aggressive defense. “They are being…

Cross Country at Daly Mansion

Hamilton edged Corvallis in the boys’ team scoring at the Daly Mansion Cross Country Meet on Saturday but it was Darby’s Doug Raymer who continued to top the field. He completed the course with a time of 16:03. Corvallis’ Colby Henderson was second at 16:15 and Easton Albert of Hamilton crossed the line at 16:42….

GSK announces Hamilton jobs grant

The City of Hamilton has received a $240,000 grant from the Big Sky Economic Trust Fund (BSTF) Program to assist GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) with the purchase of equipment and is contingent upon hiring of up to 32 employees through July 2013. The majority of new hires will be scientifically based positions working primarily in the manufacturing…

Local business gets enterprise grant

  Wild West Machine received a USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant for technical assistance, with the assistance of the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA). The grant includes help with new technology and marketing. Wild West Machine products, including the popular GrainMaker®, are manufactured by Bitterroot Tool & Machine (BTM). Wild West Machine LLC is…

New resource available for area businesses

  Stevensville resident John Parsons is putting his 20+ years of Employee Assistance Program (EAP) experience as an EAP counselor, Wellness Coordinator and EAP Administrator, to use in his new business, Sapphire Resource Connection. Parsons created this Montana based corporation in 2010 for the benefit of area businesses, their employees and family members. Employee Assistance…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ELEANOR R. ALBERT, Deceased. Probate No. DP 11-81 Dept. 1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present…

  Sales/Auctions   LAST CHANCE FLEA MARKET, Oct. 7 & 8, 9-2, 131 Old Corvallis Road, Hamilton, across from Fairgrounds. Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. Info at 375-1926.   MOVING SALE – Furniture, ladies size 8-10 clothes, 9-shoes, camp, household, tools. Sat, 8-3, 370 Mill Creek Raod, Hamilton.   OFFERED AT AUCTION 10/29/11 affordable modern…

Judge orders no layoffs in justice courts

By Michael Howell District Court Judge Jeffrey Langton issued an order last week placing a permanent injunction on the County Commissioners from eliminating the position of Clerk/Receptionist in the two Justice Court departments of Justices Jim Bailey and Robin Clute. The justices were granted a preliminary injunction on September 23, but the latest order, issued…