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Giving back by giving a trip

Lisa Wallace

    By Jean Schurman Lisa Wallace is not a military brat. In fact, none of her family have any military experience. But what she is is a patriotic American who isn’t content to give lip service to doing something for our country’s servicemen and veterans. Instead she has started new businesses, became involved with…

Stevensville superintendent offered three-year contract

Stevensville Superintendent David Whitesell

By Michael Howell   Halfway through his first year as Superintendent of the Stevensville School District, David Whitesell underwent an evaluation by the Stevensville School Board last Tuesday, January 7. The result was that Whitesell was offered a three-year contract if he wants to continue working at the same job when his current contract expires…

Batting cage proposal still under consideration

  By Michael Howell Mike Hamlin, owner of the Montana Sports Academy, and his associate Jason Galigoski have withdrawn their request to use a storage shed at the Jerry Stevens Memorial Park on Kurtz Lane in Hamilton to house their high tech batting and pitching instruction operation for free and are now requesting that the…

New Rep. Daines meets with Commissioner Chilcott

Congressman Steve Daines welcomes Ravalli County Commissioner Greg Chilcott, left, to Daines’ office in Washington, D.C. Chilcott also serves as president of the Montana Association of Counties.

Newly elected Congressman Steve Daines recently met with Ravalli County Commissioner Greg Chilcott in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues facing both Ravalli County and communities across Montana. Chilcott, who recently entered his third term as Ravalli County Commissioner, serves as president of the Montana Association of Counties.  Chilcott was also joined by Montana Association of…

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. VS. DONALD J. EICHOLZ, deceased; ESTATE OF DONALD J. EICHOLZ; LOUISE EICHOLZ; DONALD J. EICHOLZ AND LOUISE J. EICHOLZ, Trustees of The Donald J. Eicholz and Louise Eicholz Family Trust dated May 29,1991; and all unknown heirs or devisees of DONALD J. EICHOLZ; and…

Sales/Auctions CABIN FEVER ANTIQUES FAIR & FLEAS! Helena Civic Center; Jan. 19&20; Adm. $5.00-Good both days. More dealers, more deals, MORE! Dealers inquire 442-5595, Leave message. THE BOAT SHOW! “Boat buying event of the year” at Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds, Jan. 25th, 26th & 27th.  Hometown Ford Store on display. 443-6400 or 266-5700. www.mtboatshow.com Habitat…

Proud of our firefighters

First off –  A long past due Thank You to the Corvallis Rural Fire District: trustees, officers and firefighters, for sending their Command vehicle all the way to Hardin, to lead the hearse from my son’s funeral to the ceremony. He was killed in a tragic accidental excavator accident while volunteering to help rebuild a…

Opposed to college building plan

Nearly 7,000 Missoula citizens and students have signed petitions opposing the University of Montana’s plan to build a new Missoula College (former Missoula College of Technology) on its South Campus. They do not oppose building a new Missoula College facility, but there is a better location. We invite the citizens of other communities across the…

U.S. spending must stop now

  Our government is rapidly approaching the “debt ceiling” and congressional action is required before it can be increased. If our country is to be saved from fiscal irresponsibility, House Republicans must stand steadfastly against any debt ceiling increase without very significant spending cuts, period. Tax and spend liberals are more than willing to spend…

Community meeting set for January 19 at Lone Rock School

By Dan Metully, Chairman, Lone Rock School Board of Trustees As a result of past community meetings in the winter of 2011, many great things got started, and though at first blush it might seem a small thing, a senior group was formed. This senior group however, may represent the beginning of one of our…