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Round 2 for Hamilton soccer teams

The Hamilton boys’ soccer team avenged their first round playoff loss to Libby last year with a 3-1 victory over the Loggers on Saturday. Hamilton will now host Polson in the semi finals. Polson has a record of 8-3-2 while Hamilton’s record is 10-1-2. That game will begin at noon. Hamilton started the match with…

Boom(er) lowered on Hamilton

Caleb ‘Boomer’ Vance had a hand in five of the six touchdowns the Stevensville Yellowjackets scored against Hamilton on Friday night in an inter valley rivalry game. Stevensville won, 41-13. The Senior Night victory secured a spot in the playoffs for the ‘Jackets. Vance threw for 260 yards, two touchdowns and completed 12 of 17…

Lady Falcons back on track

  The Florence volleyball team rallied from a defeat a week ago at the hands of the Lady Broncs of Hamilton to defeat conference foes Deer Lodge and Ronan. The loss to Hamilton was the first for the Lady Falcons this season. “We talked about how we needed to start coming together as a team…

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County funds Popham Ranch conservation easement

By Michael Howell Following the recommendation of the Ravalli County Open Lands Board, the County Commissioners approved a grant of $189,300 from the Open Land Bond program as partial funding for the establishment of a conservation easement on the historic Popham Ranch located northeast of Corvallis. This grant covers about 52 percent of the cost…

County considers further allegations of insufficient public notice

By Michael Howell The County Commissioners’ agenda for Friday, October 7, 2011 stated simply: “First Friday – Commissioners meet with constituents.” Hoping to participate, a reporter for the Bitterroot Star called the commissioners’ office early that morning and asked if the meeting was about anything specific. County Administrator Glenda Wiles said that there was no…

File removed from Road Department

By Michael Howell Having heard some rumors about the resolution of a road dispute up Eight Mile Road and Woodchuck involving the developers of the Saddle Hill subdivision, a Bitterroot Star reporter went by the Ravalli County Road Department, located on Fairgrounds Road, on Friday, October 7, 2011 to examine the file on the project….

Stevensville Town Council: Bullying investigation issue put to rest

By Victoria Howell The Stevensville Town Council will not be pursuing an investigation into allegations of bullying. After a lengthy discussion of the issue at the October 11 regular meeting, Mayor Gene Mim Mack voted to break a council tie, effectively putting the issue to rest. An earlier request for an investigation – following newspaper…

Inappropriate question

Dear Editor, Local newspapers report that Commissioner Kanenwisher “pointed to a twofold increase in juvenile detentions”. He asked if the increase in juvenile arrests had anything to do with the commission’s decision to close the juvenile detention center. The implications of this “question” regarding the motives of law enforcement are unjustified and inappropriate. I agree…