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Monthly Archives: June 2012

justin horsefall

  Captain Justin T. Horsfall, a 1994 graduate of Stevensville High School, presented an American flag to Farmers State Bank on Thursday in honor of his mother, Kaye Horsfall. Kaye Horsfall has been an employee of the bank for about 36 years and Capt. Horsfall felt this would be a nice way to honor her….

Stevensville streetscape project update

Early in the week of June 25, Knife River will be completing the colored, stamped concrete at the northeast corner of 2nd and Main Street. On Monday, crews began the removals for the northwest corner of this same intersection, and the storm drain installation and pouring the new curb and gutter and sidewalk. The schedule…

Local wolf film to go national

The poster for “True Wolf,” a feature documentary by local filmmakers Bruce Weide of Hamilton and Rob Whitehair which has been picked up for national distribution.

  True Wolf, a stirring feature documentary film produced by director Rob Whitehair, of Missoula-based production company, Tree & Sky Media Arts and w riter Bruce Weide of Hamilton has been picked up for national theatrical distribution and will make its Montana debut at the Wilma Theatre on June 29. The debut screening will feature…

Commissioners discuss reducing board to three members

By Michael Howell Commissioner Greg Chilcott started the discussion at last Tuesday’s meeting of the Ravalli County Commissioners stating that Ravalli County is only one of three counties to have more than three commissioners. The other two, he said, were the city/county conglomerations of Anaconda/Deerlodge and Butte/Silver Bow. He said the county was spending about…

Potential replacements for commission seat named

By Michael Howell The Ravalli County Republican Central Committee has chosen a list of three names to submit to the County Commissioners as nominations for appointment to replace outgoing Commissioner Matt Kanenwisher. The list includes Jeff Burrows, Clayton Dethlefsen and Bill Menager. Burrows was also selected to be the Republican candidate for the seat in…

Even offensive extremism is protected

By Suzy Foss, Ravalli County Commissioner I rarely pay attention to the letters to the editor from certain left wing extremist as they have openly declared their intent to take down the Ravalli County Commission. However, a recent letter submitted by Bill LaCroix has crossed the line of decency and is such an outright defamation…

Outhouse hullabaloo

  The current hullabaloo over the Obama Presidential Library Outhouse warrants clarification. I am a firm believer in the saying, “To avoid criticism: say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” The idea was conceived solely by the warped mind of the builder. (Life begins at conception.) It has no relationship to any segment of any political…

Women’s rights slipping

Not just women should be concerned that Republican legislators are proposing bills that take away their rights. Republicans, who rail against government interference with individual freedom, want to legislate our bodies. Many bills concern Viagra. A flood of anti-woman legislation has hit the states and Congress. In rape cases, women are supposed to prove they…

Re: Stevi water rates

  There are a lot of numbers flying around about water usage, a lot depending on the amount of time one were to take a shower and so forth. I think the city has failed again in supplying the answers by not being very clear. For example, they say average monthly use in town is…

Re: Water and Reserve Officers

  While reading this week’s Star I was disgusted to see the water issue, yet again. To flip the page and see the town of Stevi has 4 (that’s four), new reserve officers. So the town is going to rape residents who don’t have the money to pay for water as it is, with new…