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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.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of LILLIAN WEIR, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-11-102
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 Ralph Weir, 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 12th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Ralph Weir, Personal Representative
BS 12-21, 12-28-11, 1-4-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of HELEN HILL CAUGHEY, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-11-104
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 Winslow Spaulding Caughey, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at the Law Offices of Lawrence D. Johnson, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 500, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled  Court.
Dated this 16th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Winslow Spaulding Caughey, Personal Representative
BS 12-21, 12-28-11, 1-4-12.

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.

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 MONTANA 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.

CALL FOR BIDS
The Board of County Commissioner is calling for bids on the printing of legal notices for Ravalli County Offices in a local newspaper within the County of Ravalli for calendar year 2012.  Bids should include the following:
• Per folio rate (1-100 words) for the first and each additional insertion
• Information that specifically addresses compliance with Section 7-5-2411 MCA and 7-1-2121 MCA
Bids must be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “LEGAL NOTICE BID”. The bids must be received by the Clerk & Recorders Office at 215 S. 4th Street, (Second Floor), Hamilton, MT. by January 4, 2012 at 9:15 a.m.  Bids will then be publicly opened and awarded at 9:30 a.m. on January 4, 2012 in the Commissioners Conference Room at 215 S. 4th Street, (third floor), Hamilton, MT.
For further information contact the Commissioners Office at 406-375-6500.
Glenda Wiles
Assistant to the Ravalli County Commissioners Office
BS 12-21, 12-28-11.

Public Hearing
Consideration of an Application for Motor Vehicle Wrecking Facility License At 211 Humdinger Lane, Victor, MT.
The Board of Ravalli County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2012, in the Commissioners Conference Room (Third Floor) at 215 S. 4th Street, Suite A, Hamilton, Mt.  The purpose of this public hearing is to take public comment on an application to the Department of Environmental Quality for a motor vehicle wrecking facility license by Bitterroot Valley Recycling at 211 Humdinger Lane, Victor, MT.  After hearing public comment, the Commissioners will determine whether the proposed facility will significantly affect the quality of life of adjoining landowners, and the surrounding community; and adopt a resolution in support of or opposition to the location of the proposed facility.
If you would like further information, or are unable to attend this public hearing, please contact the Commissioners Office through the following venues:
Phone:  375-6500; Fax 375-6507; Email: commissioners@rc.mt.gov; Mail: 215 S 4th Street, Suite A, Hamilton, MT.  59840.
Glenda Wiles
Administrative Assistant to the Ravalli County Commissioners
BS 12-21, 12-28-11.

Public Notice
This is to notify all interested parties that BitterRoot Bus is applying for $129,251.00 under the Section 5311 Program for the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Financial Assistance for Other than Urbanized Areas,” administered by the Montana Department of Transportation. Funding will be used for operating expenses associated with providing transportation services to the general public within Ravalli County, Montana. Anyone wishing to comment on this proposal should send comments within 30 days to : BitterRoot Bus, 310 Old Corvallis Rd., Hamilton, MT 59840.
BS 12-21-11, 1-11-12.

Trustee Sale No. MT08000023-11 APN 118600 Title Order No. 389917-R NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE THE FOLLOWING LEGALLY DESCRIBED TRUST PROPERTY TO BE SOLD FOR CASH AT TRUSTEE’S SALE. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned Trustee will, on April 17, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 AM, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the interest in the following described real property which the Grantor has or had power to convey at the time of execution by him of the said Deed of Trust, together with any interest which the Grantor his successors in interest acquired after the execution of said Deed of Trust. to satisfy the obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sale, including reasonable charges by the Trustee, at the following place: At the front entrance to the Ravalli Courthouse, 205 Bedford, Hamilton, MT First American Title Company of Montana, Inc. is the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust in which KATY KARNS, NOT STATED as Grantor, conveyed said real property to I.R.E. PROCESSING as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to BENEFICIAL MONTANA INC. D/B/A BENEFICIAL MORTGAGE CO. as Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust which is dated February 11, 2005 and was recorded on February 18, 2005 as Instrument No. 549466, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Ravalli County, Montana. The Deed of Trust encumbers real property (“Property”) located at 897 OLD CORVALLIS RD, CORVALLIS, MT 59828  and being more fully described as follows: LOT 1, HAWKER LANE ESTATES, RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA. ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF ON FILE AND OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLARK AND RECORDER, RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA. The beneficial interest under said Deed of Trust and the obligations secured thereby are presently held by US Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for Vericrest Opportunity Loan Trust 2011-NPL2. The Beneficiary has declared the Grantor in default of the terms of the Deed of Trust and the Promissory Note (“Note”) secured by said Deed of Trust due to Grantors failure to timely pay all monthly installments of principal, interest and if applicable, escrow reserves for taxes and/or insurance as required by the Note and Deed of Trust According to the Beneficiary, the obligation evidenced by the Note (“Loan”) is now due for the November 11, 2009 installment payment and all monthly installment payments due thereafter. By reason of said default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust immediately due and payable. Said sums being the following: The unpaid principal balance of $120,387.27, together with interest thereon at the current rate of 7.59000% per annum from October 8, 2011, plus all accrued late charges, escrow advances, attorney tees and costs, and any other sums incurred or advanced by the Beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust. Due to the defaults stated above, the Beneficiary has elected and has directed the Trustee to sell the above-described property to satisfy the obligation. Notice is further given that any person named has the right, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for the saie, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the Deed of Trust reinstated by making payment to the Beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Deed of Trust, together with Trustee’s and attorney’s fees. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. Dated: 12/13/2011 First American Title Company of Montana, Inc., Successor Trustee By: Dalia Martinez First American Title Company of Montana, Inc. c/o TRUSTEE CORPS 17100 Gillette Ave, Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 FOR SALE INFORMATION CALL: 714-573-1965 Website for Trustee’s Sale Information: www.priorityposting.com  THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P907380 12/21, 12/28, 01/04/2012

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