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Stevensville out strong

The Tip Off Tournament offers teams from the Northwestern A and Southwestern A a chance to see teams they no longer play during conference play. The tournament is held in Hamilton every other year and up north on the off years. This year, the tournament was in Hamilton. The Stevensville Yellowjackets began their season with…

Stevensville, Hamilton, win two

The Stevensville girls basketball team narrowly escaped being upended on Friday against the Frenchtown Broncs who made an appearance at state last year as the No. 1 team from the Northwest A. With starter Kyla Paulson recovering from surgery after volleyball, the Lady Yellowjackets were a bit tentative and not as aggressive as they have…

Hamilton Invitational Team scores: Missoula Hellgate 179.5, Hamilton 168, Whitefish 141, Salmon, Idaho, 109, Drummond-Philipsburg 97.5, Florence 81, Missoula Big Sky JV 72.5, Missoula Sentinel JV 63, Polson JV 62, Frenchtown JV 23, Corvallis JV 22. Championship matches 98 – James Buckley, Wfsh, pinned Colter Krass, Wfsh, :36; 105 – Dimitri Koures, Hgt, pinned Conner…

Roundup on the court The Victor Pirates opened their season on Thursday night with a strong showing against the Charlo Vikings. With new coach Drew Lewis at the helm, the Pirates poured in 20 points in the first quarter and then cruised to a 73-40 victory. Lewis has been the assistant coach for Victor for…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY In the Matter of the Name Change of Tamara Theresa Bilinovich, Tamara Theresa Bilinovich, Petitioner Cause No. DV-12-518/3 Dept. No. 1 NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Tamara Theresa Bilinovich to Tamara…

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‘Past is Prologue’ show explores painful heritage

Local photographer and digital artist Barbara Michelman discusses one of her works on exhibit at The Frame Shop on Main Street in downtown Hamilton. The exhibit of photo montages and written text will be on display through January. Michael Howell photo.

  By Michael Howell An exhibit of works by local photographer and digital artist Barbara Michelman is on display through the month of January at The Frame Shop on Main Street in downtown Hamilton. The project on display, entitled “Past is Prologue,” is a series of photo montages that not only illustrate her family roots…

Boulanger appointed to Senate District 44

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    By Michael Howell Darby resident Scott Boulanger was appointed by the Ravalli County Commissioners to fill the Senate District 44 seat recently vacated by Bob Lake who won a seat on the Public Service Commission in the last election, leading to his resignation from the Senate. The Ravalli County Republican Central Committee was…

Senator Tester brings message of encouragement to young students

Senator Jon Tester, with his left hand conspicuously displayed, read a story to Mrs. Gray’s Washington Elementary School students last Friday and then talked about overcoming little difficulties in life like missing three fingers from your hand.

    By Michael Howell Senator Jon Tester made a visit to Washington Middle School in Hamilton last week to offer some words of encouragement to Mrs. Gray’s first grade class about facing and overcoming life’s challenges. Tester told the students that, with fortitude and a positive attitude, challenges, like missing three fingers, can be…

Trapping of wolverines must stop

By Cathy Scholtens and Becky Howard, Stevensville Currently, Montana is the only state in the entire contiguous United States that still allows trapping of wolverine. Biologists believe that there may be only 35 wolverines left biologically capable of passing their genes to the next generations, and this is the number most relevant to wolverine population…