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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Corporatism is capitalism run amok

I see corporatism as capitalism run amok.  It has overtaken government.  It feeds on the concept of “profit” which, if uncontrolled and lacking in moral values, expands into greedy accumulation of wealth and increasing power. These eventually over-ride compassion and accommodation of those societal needs conceptually and inadequately provided for through the profit motivated system….

You have the power to change

  ‘Tis the season for Ho, Ho, Ho, Ho, hum… So many folks are caught on the merry-go-round of life, continuing to hope that they don’ t weaken, falter, or fail, and if they can just hang on awhile longer, things will get better. Well, how about today? Are you warm, are you full? No,…

Exuberance 2013

  Happiness abounds, I grin from ear to ear We’re at the end of the 2012 year. Now, at the end of December I think back how fast the year went bye-bye Almost as if I were watching a passerby.   Strangely, as we count every year Some hope to accomplish goals while still here….

Christian reasons for LGBT inclusion

By Terry Moran, PFLAG Hamilton-Bitterroot Chapter President   This fall a successful Pacific Northwest Regional PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Conference was hosted in Hamilton. I continue to be haunted by a troubling statement from a gay conference attendee.  In the context of a presentation on religious issues he remarked: “I…

  County recycling Ravalli Recycling is open Mondays from 3 to 5:30 p.m. or dusk, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon (Sat. only buying aluminum cans, scrap metals and car batteries). #1 and #2 plastics, cardboard (flattened and no wax), telephone books, magazines and tin cans are currently being accepted. Containers must be rinsed…

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…