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Obituaries

  Katherine F. Martin Stevensville – Katherine F. (Waliser) Martin went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 30, 2013 at the Bitterroot Valley Living Center. She was born in Miles City, MT on March 30, 1923 to Liberadus and Celestine Waliser. As a young girl she lived in Miles City…

Title X under scrutiny

  By Michael Howell Having fallen completely out of the unanimously approved House Budget Bill, Title X funding – federal money that funds family planning and preventive health – has become a topic of concern as HB2 goes to the Senate. Passage of the House budget bill by a unanimous vote, rather than haggling over…

Hamilton School District reduces work force

By Michael Howell Faced with a $370,000 budget shortfall, the Hamilton School Board at a special meeting held March 28 decided a reduction in the district’s workforce was in order. The previous decision to close the Grantsdale Elementary School is expected to save about a third of that shortfall, but Superintendent Tom Korst warned, at…

County completes re-districting

  By Michael Howell Every ten years a legislative committee re-assesses House and Senate Districts. This process was completed on February 12 and each county has 45 days to set new precinct boundaries. Ravalli County Clerk and Recorder Regina Plettenberg said her office completed the new district map last Wednesday. The number of voting precincts…

Water and sewer for townsfolk only

   By Michael Howell The Hamilton City Council passed an ordinance on first reading that restricts connections to city water and sewer to properties and buildings located within the city limits. The new requirement will become effective June 1, 2013 but will not apply retroactively to any properties already connected. The council also approved a…

Commissioners approve Targeted Economic Development District

  Ravalli County Commissioners unanimously approved work on the development of a targeted economic development district (TEDD). Targeted economic development districts have streamlined the statutes that create industrial, aerospace, and technology tax increment financing districts. One of the benefits to the district underway in Ravalli County is that it provides a locally driven economic development…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY In the Matter of the Name Change of Karen Elinor Gillespie, Karen Elinor Gillespie, Petitioner Cause No. DV-13-80 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 Karen Elinor Gillespie to Star…

Sales/Auctions Blu-J Estate Sales 3 April Sales! April 10-13 220 Nighthawk Ln, Hamilton Truck, riding mower, golf cart, guy stuff, household April 17-20 Hyatt Ranch 1468 Tammany, Hamilton Immaculate antiques, household and collectibles April 24-27 454 Indian Prairie Lp, Victor Western, cabin furnishings, decor, tools. All Sales 5:30pm-8pm Day One 9am-5:30pm Days Two-Four View at…