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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.
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PUBLIC NOTICE
NEW MEETING TIMES FOR STEVENSVILLE TOWN COUNCIL
Effectively immediately, Town Council meetings will be held in the Town Hall on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month except December when they will be held on only the 2nd Thursday. This is a change from meeting on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.
Gene Mim Mack, Mayor
Town of Stevensville
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PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF STEVENSVILLE
It is the intention of the Town of Stevensville, due to the increasing number of accidents at the intersections of all cross streets of E. 3rd Street from Main to Park Street, that all cross streets will be controlled through the placement of new stop signs at all intersections. These will replace the Yield signs at all intersections. Public comment in writing will be received at Town Hall, 206 Buck Street, until 2-1-2012. After public comment has been considered, placement of the signs will begin during the week of 2-6-2012. If significant objections are raised through written comment, the Town Council will review the decision.
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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Name Change of Hank Arthur Atkinson-Cook, JoDean M. Cook, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-11-729/5
Dept. No. 2
NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE OF A MINOR CHILD
This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court to change a child’s name from Hank Arthur Atkinson-Cook to Hank Arthur Kelson Cook. The hearing will be on February 2, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Ravalli County.
Dated December 12, 2011.
/s/ Debbie Harmon, Clerk of District Court
By: Sue Allen, Deputy Clerk of Court.
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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Name Change of Ashley Marie Ogden, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-11-687/6
Dept. No. 1
AMENDED ORDER SETTING HEARING
This Court orders:
Name Change Hearing
The hearing on the Petition for Name Change filed in this case is reset for February 1, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in the Ravalli County Courthouse.
Amended this 21st day of December, 2011.
/s/ Hon. Jeffrey H. Langton, District Judge
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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Name Change of Ashley Marie Goss, Sheila Scullion, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-11-761
Dept. No. 1
NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE OF A MINOR CHILD
This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court to change a child’s name from Ashley Marie Goss to Ashley Marie Scullion. The hearing will be on February 15, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Ravalli County.
Dated January 3, 2012..
/s/ Debbie Harmon, Clerk of District Court
By: Sue Allen, Deputy Clerk of Court.
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Richard and Connie Albright
3245 Old Darby Road
Darby MT 59829
406-821-2203
Petitioners Pro Se
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Guardianship of Heather Brashear
Richard Albright and Connie Albright, Petitioners
Cause No. DG-11-34/5
NOTICE OF HEARING ON GUARDIANSHIP OF MINOR CHILD
This is notice that Petitioners asked to become the guardians of a minor child. The hearing will be on March 7, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be at the courthouse in Ravalli County.
Dated this January 20th, 2012.
/s/ Debbie Harmon, Clerk of District Court
By Mary Sawyer, Deputy Clerk of Court.
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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of BEVERLY S. STEINER, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-12-4
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 Paul C. Steiner, 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 10th day of January, 2012.
/s/ Paul C. Steiner, Personal Representative
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Jennifer 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 the Matter of the Estate of Robert R. Richards, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-11-105
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 Robert Jeffrey Richards, the Personal Representative, certified mail, return receipt requested, at Boatwright Law Office, 1091 S. First Street, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled  Court.
Dated this 13th day of December, 2011.
/s/ Robert Jeffrey Richards, Personal Representative
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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 VIRGINIA S. SEITZ, Deceased.
Case No.: DP-12-02
Department 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 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 Debra J. Seitz, 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 6th day of January, 2012.
/s/ Debra J. Seitz, Personal Representative
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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of ROBERT A. WALL, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-12-6
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 Lynne M. Dukelow, 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 January, 2012.
/s/ Lynne M. Dukelow, Personal Representative
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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of JOHNNIE MAE LEONARD, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-12-07
Dept. No. 1
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed as 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 Patrick R. Leonard, 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 17th day of January, 2012
/s/Patrick R. Leonard, Personal Representative
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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:
NAME OF THE GRANTOR, TRUSTEE AND BENEFICIARY IN THE TRUST INDENTURE:
Grantor: DANIEL B. VIA
Trustee: FIRST MONTANA TITLE COMPANY OF HAMILTON
Beneficiary: MULLET PROPERTIES, INC.
PRESENT RECORD OWNER OF PROPERTY COVERED BY TRUST INDENTURE: Daniel B. Via
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY COVERED BY TRUST INDENTURE: All that part of Lot lA, Amended Subdivision Plat No. 581690 which is contained within Lot 4A, Amended Subdivision Plat No. 544639, records of Ravalli County, Montana.
Note: This parcel shall not be a separate parcel, but shall become part of Lot 3B, Amended Plat #581690
TRUST INDENTURE RECORDING DATA: The Trust Indenture under which this sale is to be conducted was filed for record July 25, 2011 and recorded as Document #644952, records of Ravalli County, Montana.
DEFAULT: The default for which this foreclosure is made consists of the failure by the Grantor to cure the default on a loan with Farmers State Bank.
SUMS OWING: The Beneficiary’s records indicate that the following sum is now due and owing to the Beneficiary from the Grantor or Grantor’s successors in interest on the obligation secured by said Trust Indenture: $1,230,100.05
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, May 3, 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 20th day of December, 2011.
/s/Ken A. Kanenwisher, Owner, First Montana Title Company of Hamilton, Trustee, 345 West Main Street, Hamilton, MT 59840
STATE OF MONTANA
County of Ravalli
This instrument was acknowledged before me on December 20,2011 by Ken A. Kanenwisher, Owner, First Montana Title Company of Jamilton, Trustee,
/s/ Jane A. Seraphine, Notary Public for the State of Montana, residing at Hamilton, Montana. My commission expires July 9, 2012.
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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale Number: 10-12471-6 Loan Number: 0203368345 APN:0500400 TO BE SOLD for cash at Trustee’s Sale on May 30, 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: THE N1/2 OF LOT 16, AND ALL OF LOT 17, BLOCK 12, SOUTH SIDE ADDITION TO HAMILTON.RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT RECORDED JULY 14, 1894. RECORDING REFERENCE: BOOK 160 OF DEEDS, PAGE 708.PARCEL ID NUMBER; 500400 More commonly known as: 506 S. 2ND ST.HAMILTON.MT DAVID W. RODRIGUEZ AND KANDI M. RODRIGUEZ, AS JOINT TENANTS, as the original grantor(s), conveyed said real property to FIRST AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY OF MONTANA, INC., as the original trustee, to secure an obligation owed to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR MONTANA MORTGAGE COMPANY, as the original beneficiary, by a Trust Indenture dated as of October 30, 2006, and recorded on November 3, 2006 under Document No. 579873, in the Official Records of the Office of the Record of Ravalli County, Montana (“Deed of Trust”). The current beneficiary is: Wells Fargo Bank, NA (the “Beneficiary”). FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY was named as Successor Trustee (the “Trustee”) by virtue of a Substitution of Trustee dated October 28, 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 January 13, 2012: Balance due on monthly payments from August 1, 2010 and which payments total: $19,184.23: Late charges: $725.12: Net Other Fees: $20.00 There is presently due on the obligation the principal sum of $130,889,01 plus accrued interest thereon at the rate of 6.50000% per annum from July 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: January 13, 2012 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Trustee, By: Mario Selva, Authorized Signature ASAP# 4182897 01/25/2012, 02/01/2012, 02/08/2012

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
STEPHEN E. ROLLINS, DONNA A. ROLLINS, PLAINTIFF,
VS.
GARY M. GRAPP, CHRISTINA M. GRAPP
To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale on the 2ND  day of FEBRUARY, 2012 at 2 o’clock, P. M., at the location of 200 Meadowlark Lane, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT, the interest of the defendants in and to the following personal  property:
1998 Ford Expedition, VIN 1FMPU18L4WLB33953
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a judgment in the amount of $7646.29 together with accruing interest and costs of sale.
This sale is being held in accordance with MCA 25-13-704 (1) pursuant to an ORDER under docket number DV-2011-303 entered in the JUSTICE COURT OF  Ravalli County, State of Montana on the 10th day of  January, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
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PUBLIC NOTICE
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BitterRoot Bus
310 Old Corvallis Rd.
Hamilton MT
363-7484
Ask for: Sharna Paddock
MR TMA
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Missoula, MT
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Ask for: Lyn Hellegaard
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HON. JEFFREY H. LANGTON
District Court Judge – Dept. No. 1
Montana 21st Judicial District
Ravalli County Courthouse
Hamilton, MT  59840
Phone: (406) 375-6780
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
SPORTSMAN BUSINESS COMPLEX UNIT OWNER ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,
vs.
SALVATORE TUZZOLINO,  Defendant.
Case No.: DV-11-680
Department. No. 1
SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION
THE STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT, SALVATORE TUZZOLINO:
You are hereby summoned to respond to the 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 answer and serve a copy thereof, upon the Plaintiff’s attorney within twenty-one (21) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service; and in case of your failure to respond, decree will be taken against you by default for the arrangement prayed for in the Complaint.
The said action is brought to obtain a judgment of foreclosure against Defendant and real property owned by Defendant in Ravalli County.
DATED this 11th day of January, 2012.
Debbie Harmon, Clerk of District Court
by:    s/Mary Sawyer, Deputy Clerk
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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In re the Marriage of: Amy S. McKinley Langston, Petitioner,
and
Gary W. Langston, Respondent,
Cause No. DR11-187/12
Dept. 1
SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION
THE STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENT:
You, the Respondent, are hereby summoned to answer the Petition in this action, which is filed with the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the Petitioner within twenty days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the date of service; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Petition.
This action is brought to obtain a dissolution of marriage and to establish a permanent parenting plan for the minor child(ren) of the marriage.
Title to and interest in the following real property will be inovlved in this action: None
Dated this 6th day of January , 2012
/s/ Debbie Harmon, Clerk of Court
By: Mary Sawyer, Deputy Clerk
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