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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Drummond stops Victor boys again The Victor Pirates lost to Drummond Tuesday night, 52-43. The two had battled to a similar outcome on Saturday. Victor led often out throughout the game until the fourth quarter when Mac Bignell of Drummond drained a long three pointer to give the lead to the Trojans. Victor came back…

Stevensville boys lose, girls win

With his eye on the basket, Josh Schultz of Stevensville makes a move around Butte Central’s Colin Hollow. Butte Central won, 63-54. Schultz had 19 points. Jean Schurman photo

  The ‘X’ has been removed from the backs of the Stevensville Yellowjackets. Although they are still at the top of the Southwest A conference, there is now a mark in the loss column. The ‘Jackets lost to Butte Central in Stevensville on Saturday, 63-54. The Butte Central team came out focused and ready to…

Hamilton tops Corvallis

The weather moved the girl’s game between Hamilton and Corvallis from Thursday night to Friday night where they played prior to the boys’ game. The gym was full and gave the game a tournament feeling. Hamilton jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 53-37 victory. Coach Don Faris had a chance to…

Blue Devils best Broncs

When the new Hamilton High School opened, Riley Bradshaw of Corvallis was just a young tyke. But he was still out on the court at half time, shooting baskets and then following the Blue Devils when they played Hamilton or in any tournament game. Fast forward to Friday. This game may be the last time…

PUBLIC NOTICE The North Valley Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a trustee to fulfill the remainder of a term until May 2012. If interested, please contact Desiree Dramstad, Library Director, at 406-777-5061 or desireedramstad@northvalleylibrary.org. Letters of interest will be accepted until January 31, 2012. BS 1-25-12. PUBLIC NOTICE NEW MEETING TIMES FOR STEVENSVILLE TOWN…

Sales/Auctions THE BOAT SHOW! “Boat Buying Event of the Year” at Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds, Helena, MT. Jan. 27th, 28th & 29th. 443-6400 or 266-5700. www.mtboatshow.com Farm & Garden RED, YUKON GOLD, RUSSET AND RUSSIAN BANANA POTATOES, winter squash, pie pumpkins. Potting soil. Hay and straw. Grain fed beef ready now. MOELLER’S NURSERY, Eastside Hwy.,…

Hamilton school district receives planning grant

  Hamilton School District #3 has been awarded a planning grant of $25,000 by the Department of Commerce. This funding comes with a matching requirement of $6,250 to the school district. “This program is one of Governor Brian Schweitzer’s priority initiatives,” said Dore Schwinden, Director of the Montana Department of Commerce, in an award letter…

Hamilton addresses leaf situation

  At its January 17 meeting, the Hamilton City Council held a public hearing and approved on first reading a change in the Municipal Code to address leaves and other debris being swept into the city right of way. The amended ordinance would prohibit it. Public Works Director Keith Smith told the council that last…

Commissioners sack county road superintendent

  By Michael Howell Following a marathon meeting that lasted over eight hours on Friday, January 20, the Ravalli County Commissioners voted 3 to 2 to terminate the employment of County Road and Bridge Department Supervisor David Ohnstad. Ohnstad’s employment was terminated for violating county policy in his handling of the Upper Woodchuck Road paving…

Rye Creek Road project moves forward

  Rye Creek Road, south of Darby, which provides a primary access route to the vast public lands on the east side of the southern Bitterroot Valley and supports a diverse group of recreationists, hunters, firewood collectors and residents, along with forest and ranch traffic, is another big step closer to getting a major facelift….