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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Thanks to Rehberg

  Dear Editor, I want to personally thank Congressman Rehberg for standing up for Montana against the current Administration in Washington. Our President and his allies have nothing in common with Montana and Montana values. The latest evidence of this is President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. That project would have brought many…

A vision for positive change in America

By Hazel Smith, Stevensville   My vision for positive change in America in 2012 includes some “what ifs”: What if… we lived what Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. said: “I am not afraid of the future.” What if… we believed along with John F. Kennedy, “The hope still lives. The dream shall never die.” What…

  Wednesday, January 25   BPL preschool story time Preschoolers are invited to meet in the children’s corner of the Bitterroot Public Library on Wednesday to enjoy “Snow is Cool!” with storyteller Paula Prescott. Story time begins at 10:30 a.m. and is designed for children 3-5 years of age. All story times are free and…

Clubs and Groups   Hamilton Senior Center activities Monday – 11:45 lunch, bingo on 1st & 3rd weeks, pinochle on 2nd week, 7 p.m. Tuesday – cloggers at 3 p.m., line dancing 6-7:30 p.m., country dance lessons 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday – 11:45 lunch, bridge at 1 p.m., cloggers at 5 p.m., ‘Let’s Dance’ at 7:45…

Stevensville builds winning streak

The Stevensville Yellowjackets continued to build their winning streak this past week, topping valley rival Hamilton on Thursday and then defeating Frenchtown in a non conference game on Friday. With the wins, their record now stands at 9-0. Hamilton jumped out to an early lead when Brad Palin hit two treys to give the Broncs…

Lady Broncs win in overtime

Hamilton’s Lady Broncs played a patient waiting game and utilized the clock to their advantage during their game against Dillon on Saturday. Rebecka Hood hit a three point shot to give Hamilton a two-point lead with 1:44 left in the game. Dillon’s Janet Moore tied the game with two free throws. Hamilton then took possession…

Wrestling round up

Corvallis’ Caleb Caicedo gets ready to make his next move against Hamilton’s Austin Gasdwint at the Hamilton mixer on Thursday. Caicedo won with a pin at the 1:25 mark. Jean Schurman photo

  The Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic tournament was held at Sentinel High School over the weekend. The event is one of the largest tournaments in the Northwest with teams from Montana, Idaho and Washington competing. Great Falls High won the team scoring with 222 points. Mead High School from Spokane was second with 215,…

Finalist added to Hamilton School District Superintendent search

  In the process of hiring a new superintendent for HSD3, Daniel Nicklay has withdrawn for personal reasons. The HSD3 School Board has moved James Baldwin up for consideration and he will take Nicklay’s place in all events (public meeting, tours, and interviews). HSD3 is hosting a public meeting for the superintendent candidates on Friday,…

County health board urges commissioners to accept family planning funding

  By Michael Howell The Ravalli County Board of Health on January 11 voted to send a letter of support to the County Commissioners urging them to accept the funding that comes with the Title X program for family planning. County Health Nurse Judy Griffin told the Ravalli County Board of Health that the state…

Stevensville Council changes meeting day to Thursday

  By Michael Howell The Stevensville Town Council, which has been meeting regularly on the second and fourth Monday of each month, has changed its routine and will now meet on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Any person wanting to place an item on the agenda…