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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of JANNETTE IRENE SWENSEN, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-11-88
Dept. No. 2
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 said deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Cora Ann Peterson, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Royce A. McCarty, Jr., P.O. Box 210, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled  Court.
Dated this 17th day of November, 2011.
/s/ Cora Ann Peterson, Personal Representative
15628 N. Ridgeway Lane
Hayden Lake ID 83835
BS 11-30, 12-7, 12-14-11.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of AMORITA RUTH FAULKNER, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-11-94
Dept. No. 2
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Michael Jerry Faulkner has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against said deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Michael Jerry Faulkner, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Judith A. Loring, Attorney At Law, P.O. Box 4, Stevensville, Montana 59870, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled  Court.
Dated this 21st day of November, 2011.
/s/ Michael Jerry Faulkner, Personal Representative
BS 11-30, 12-7, 12-14-11.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of Gene Edward Tufton, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-11-98
Dept. No. 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 said deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Lois E. Tufton, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at the Law Offices of Richard A. Weber, 345 W. Main, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled  Court.
Dated this 21st day of November, 2011.
/s/ Lois E. Tufton, Personal Representative
BS 12-7, 12-14, 12-21-11.

Jennifer B. Lint
Boatwright Law Office, P.C.
1091 S. First Street
Hamilton, MT  59840
(406) 375-1385
Attorney for Personal Representative
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN RE THE ESTATE OF JOAN I. COX, Deceased
Case No. DP-11-100
Department No. 2
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 decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to James N. Cox, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at Boatwright Law Office, 1091 S. First Street, Hamilton, MT  59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
DATED this 18th day of November, 2011.
/s/ James N. Cox, Personal Representative
BS 11-30, 12-7, 12-14-11.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale Number: 11-01705-6 Loan Number: 1127065144 APN: 0012360 TO BE SOLD for cash at Trustee’s Sale on March 19, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 AM, recognized local time, At the front entrance of the County Courthouse, 205 Bedford, Hamilton, MT. the following described real property in Ravalli County, Montana, to-wit: LOT 21-B5, AMENDED SUBDIVISION PLAT NO. 915, BLOCK 4, SUMMERDALE ORCHARDS, RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA More commonly known as: 1236 NORDHEIM LANE.CORVALLIS.MT RONALD BROWN, JR. AND CARRIE BROWN, AS JOINT TENANTS, as the original grantor(s), conveyed said real property to COMMONWEALTH LAND TITLE INSURANCE, as the original trustee, to secure an obligation owed to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR DECISION ONE MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC, as the original beneficiary, by a Trust Indenture dated as of February 7, 2006, and recorded on February 14, 2006 under Document No. 567142, in the Official Records of the Office of the Record of Ravalli County, Montana (“Deed of Trust”). The current beneficiary is: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2006-HE4 (the “Beneficiary”). FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY was named as Successor Trustee (the “Trustee”) by virtue of a Substitution of Trustee dated October 12, 2011 and recorded in the records of Ravalli County, Montana. There has been a default in the performance of said Deed of Trust: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears as of November 2, 2011: Balance due on monthly payments from December 1,2010 and which payments total: $12,114.44: Late charges: $368.46: Advances: $0.00 There is presently due on the obligation the principal sum of $228,475.52 plus accrued interest thereon at the rate of 2.00000% per annum from November 1, 2010, plus late charges. Interest and late charges continue to accrue. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds include the trustee’s or attorney’s fees and costs and expenses of sale. The beneficiary has elected to sell the property to satisfy the obligation and has directed the trustee to commence such sale proceedings. The beneficiary declares that the grantor is in default as described above and has directed the Trustee to commence proceedings to sell the property described above at public sale in accordance with the terms and provisions of this notice. The sale is a public sale and any person, including the beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid in cash. The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. The grantor, successor in interest to the grantor or any other person having an interest in the aforesaid property, at any time prior to the trustee’s sale, may pay to the beneficiary or the successor in interest to the beneficiary the entire amount then due under the deed of trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and trustee’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and thereby cure the default theretofore existing. SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714.730.2727 DATED: November 2, 2011 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Trustee By: Mario Selva, Authorized Signature ASAP# 4141162 11/30/2011, 12/07/2011, 12/14/2011.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
Notice is hereby given by FIRST MONTANA TITLE COMPANY OF HAMILTON, Trustee, of a public sale of real property hereinafter described, pursuant to the “Small Tract Financing Act of Montana” (Section 71-1-301 et seq., Montana Code Annotated). The following additional information is provided:
NAMES OF THE GRANTORS, TRUSTEE AND BENEFICIARY IN THE TRUST INDENTURE:
Grantors: CORY S. TILLER and SHANNON M. ROGERS, as joint tenants
Trustee: FIRST MONTANA TITLE COMPANY OF HAMILTON
Beneficiary: RAYMOND F. ARVISH and JEANNE M. ARVISH
PRESENT RECORD OWNER OF PROPERTY COVERED BY TRUST INDENTURE: CORY S. TILLER and SHANNON M. ROGERS, as joint tenants
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY COVERED BY TRUST INDENTURE:
Parcel 6-B, Certificate of Survey No. 5376-M being a portion of Lot 6, Block 1, First Addition to Ward’s Cover, according to the recorded plat thereof.
Deed Reference: Document No. 604324
TRUST INDENTURE RECORDING DATE:
The Trust Indenture under which this sale is to be conducted was filed for record March 23, 2010 and recorded as Document #629118, records of Ravalli County, Montana
DEFAULT:
The default for which this foreclosure was made consists of the failure by the Grantors, or Grantors’ successors, if any, to pay the sum of $600.00 being the balance of the payment due March 10, 2011, and $800.00 each month for the payments due on or before April 10, 2011, May 10, 2011, June 10, 2011, July 10, 2011, August 10, 2011, September 10, 2011, and October 10, 2011 and failure to keep real property taxes current which are past due in the amount of $1,422.09, plus penalty and interest.
SUMS OWING:
The Beneficiary’s records indicate that the following sums are now due and owing to the Beneficiary from the Grantors or Grantors’ successors in interest on the obligation secured by said Trust Indenture:
Note Dated 3/19/10
Principal owing: $350,000.00
Accrued interest at 2.743% through November 1, 2011: $8,276.59
Interest accrues at $26.303 per day
TOTAL AMOUNT OWING as of November 1, 2011: $358,276.59
The loan is past due in the amount of $6200.00. The amount to bring the loan current is $6,200.00, plus $800.00 per month for each payment due after September 10, 2011.
Beneficiary’s reasonable costs incurred for title report, filing and recording fees, trustee’s and attorney’s fees, expenditures for insurance and other costs for the preservation of its security, to and including the notice period prior to sale, with interest.
ELECTION TO SELL:
The Beneficiary has elected and has directed in writing that the Trustee sell the real property, above described, for the satisfaction of the aforesaid obligations.
DATE AND TIME OF SALE:
The sale will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the hour of 1:30 o’clock P.M.
PLACE OF SALE:
The sale will be held at the Trustee’s usual place of business at 250 West Main Street, Hamilton, Montana 59840.
TERMS OF SALE:
This sale is a public sale and any person, including the Beneficiary, excepting only the undersigned Trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid in cash, with conveyance being made by Trustee’s Deed. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the tenth (10th) day following the date of sale.
Dated this 3rd day of November, 2011.
Ken A. Kanenwisher, Owner, First Montana Title Company of Hamilton, Trustee, 345 West Main Street, Hamilton, MT 59840
STATE OF MONTNA
County of Ravalli
This instrument was acknowledged before me on Nov. 3, 2011 by Ken A. Kanenwisher, Owner, First Montana Title Company of Hamilton, Trustee.
/s/ Leslie Caldwell, Notary Public for State of Montana.
BS 12-7, 12-14, 12-21-11.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Board of Ravalli County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 9:30 a.m., in the Commissioners Conference Room (3rd floor) at 215 S. 4th Street, Hamilton, MT. for the purpose of taking action by Resolution on a petition to annex the following properties into the Victor Fire District:
• Hackett, Benjamin, Molly & Scott & Bessler – Hackett, Diane
• Kushner, Jeffrey & Woodburn, Janet
Properties located in the N ½ quarter of Section 28, 8N, 21 West
If you are unable to attend this hearing but would like further information, please do so by the following venues:
Phone: 375-6500, Fax: 375-6507, Email: commissioners@rc.mt.gov or at the above address.
Glenda Wiles
Administrative Assistant
Ravalli County Commissioners
BS 11-30, 12-7-11.

Notice of Public Hearing
Budget Amendments FY 2011 and FY 2012
The BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Conference Room at 215 S. 4th Street, Hamilton, MT. (3rd Floor of the Ravalli County Administrative Center) for the purpose of holding a public hearing in order to adopt resolutions amending the Fiscal Year 2011 and Fiscal Year 2012 Budget.
For more information please contact the Commissioners Office through the following venues:
At the above address; Phone: 375-6500; Fax; 375-6507 or email: commissioners@rc.mt.gov
Glenda Wiles
Administrative Assistant
Commissioners Office
BS 12-7, 12-14-11.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT, RAVALLI COUNTY
William L. Stoudt and Linda P. Stoudt, Harriett Vaughn, Jean Oroz, Paul E. Benson and Sheryl J. Benson, Marilyn Esmay, Rocky D. Lanier and Linda Lanier, Paul L. Heaney and Lisa Heaney, Gary Rodrick and Lori Rodrick, Gerald T. Sisler, A.L. Anderson and Sharon Anderson,
Plaintiffs,
vs.
Heirs and devisees of George A. Chilcott, Bobby Roberts and Debra Roberts, Larry Greathouse and Cathy Greathouse, Donald N. Whitehair and Mary P. Whitehair, and Douglas J. Davis and Anna M. Davis, and any named defendant who may be deceased, and all other persons, unknown, claiming or who may claim any right, title, estate, or interest in or lien or encumbrance upon the real property described in the complaint adverse to Plaintiff’s ownership or any cloud upon Plaintiff’s title thereto, whether such claim or possible claim be present or contingent,
Defendants
Case No. DV-11-306
Dept. 2
SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION
THE STATE OF MONTNA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS GREETINGS:
YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Amended Verified Complaint in this action, which is filed in the office of the clerk of this court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your written answer and serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff’s attorney within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default, for the relief demanded in the Amended Verified Complaint.
The real property affected by this suit is situated in the State of Montana, County of Ravalli, and is described as follows: See Exhibit C attached hereto and by this reference made a part hereof.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said court his 29th day of November, 2011.
Debbie Harmon, Clerk of the District Court
By: /s/ Mary Sawyer, Deputy Clerk
BS 12-7, 12-14, 12-21-11.

Legal Notice
The Ravalli County Planning Department is inviting public comment on a floodplain permit application for work proposed within the floodplain of the Bitterroot River.  The proposed project will replace an existing domestic well for an outbuilding.  The project is located on the Double Fork Ranch, in Section 33, Township 8 North, Range 20 West, Ravalli County.  The applicant is the Double Fork Rank, LLC.  Information regarding this application is available at the Ravalli County Planning Department at 215 S 4th St, Suite F in Hamilton.  Written comments may be mailed, faxed (406-375-6531), hand-delivered or emailed (planning@rc.mt.gov) and must be received by December 22, 2011 at 5:00 pm. (Reference Application #FA-11-14).
BS 12-7-11.

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