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Sheriff tells commissioners to back off

By Michael Howell Following a meeting with the Ravalli County Commissioners on Monday, October 3, concerning the closure of the Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) and the need to provide transportation of juveniles to Missoula for detention, Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman sent the commissioners an e-mail expressing his disappointment in the process that led to…

Florence tops Loyola

The Florence volleyball team remained undefeated after a close match against Loyola on Friday night but it took them five games to do it. After topping the Breakers in the first match, they had to rally back and win the fourth and fifth game for the win. Florence def. Loyola, 25-14, 20-25, 18-25, 25-21, 15-11…

2011 STATE CLASS “A” GIRLS/BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFFS

Hamilton High School is proud to announce that we will be hosting a Class “A” Girls’ and Boys’ soccer first round playoff game this Saturday, October 15th. The girls will be hosting the Polson Pirates at Noon, and the boys will be hosting the Libby Loggers at 2:00pm. Since this is a Montana High School…

Petitioners denied a hearing

By Michael Howell Last week Bill LaCroix and Maggie Wright brought a petition with about 500 signatures to the county commissioners supporting a budget alternative that would entail the commissioners cutting their pay and not taking their allowable mileage payments for coming to and from work. They asked the commissioners to put the issue on…

Settlement agreement challenged in court

By Michael Howell The Bitterroot Star newspaper and RC Watchdog, a local on-line news organization, have challenged the Ravalli County Commissioners’ settlement agreement with Deputy County 
Attorney Geoffrey Mahar. The Commissioners reached a settlement agreement on August 15, 2011 with Mahar over two human rights complaints he made against the county and County Attorney Bill…

Hamilton superintendent announces retirement

  Effective July 1, 2012, Hamilton Superintendent, Duby Santee, will retire from the Hamilton School District. Santee has served the Hamilton School District for 22 years. Santee has been in the education field for 29 years and in his resignation letter to the HSD3 School Board on Monday, October 3, said “the time has come…