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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Revised ski development on Lolo Peak proposed

  By Michael Howell Tom Maclay has presented another application to construct a downhill ski facility on Forest Service land at the north end of the valley. Maclay’s two previous applications on behalf of the Bitterroot Resort failed to pass the Forest Service’s screening process for Special Use Permits. Those applications included using his 3,000-acre…

New name, logo for Bitterroot college to be unveiled

Members of the Bitterroot Valley community are invited to a new name- and logo-unveiling event for Bitterroot College University of Montana on Tuesday, June 18 at 4 p.m. at 274 Old Corvallis Road in Hamilton. The unveiling will kick off with remarks from Montana Deputy Commissioner of Two-Year Education John Cech. UM President Royce Engstrom,…

Paving of Highway 93 medians being questioned

  By Michael Howell The Ravalli County Commissioners held a meeting on May 29 “to discuss how the decision was made to concrete the mediums of Highway 93 over as well as possible decision to work with community members for landscaping amenities.” As of yet it is still unclear how the decision was made or…

Halderson namedAll American in shooting

Keiver Halderson, Trapshooting Teen There is an All American residing in the Bitterroot Valley. Quiet and unassuming, Keiver Halderson of Corvallis, has been named to the 2013 All American Junior Second Team based upon his shooting successes in 2012. Only a handful of shooters ever attain this level according to the letter informing Halderson of…

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE 81-13 / 462684-R TO BE SOLD FOR CASH AT TRUSTEE’S SALE on September 18, 2013, at 10:00 o’clock A.M. at the Office of First American Title Company of Montana, Inc., located at 1438 N 1st Street, Hamilton, Montana, the following described real property situated in Ravalli County, Montana: Lots 1 and 2, Lost…

Barnyard Games in Stevensville

Barnyard Games The Barnyard Games will once again be held during Western Heritage Days. The games consist of a leaky pail relay, a stick horse pole bending race, and a bale-bucking relay. Teams are made up of two people. No horses are needed and the Western Heritage Days committee provides the stick horses. (They will…

Sales/Auctions   Blu-J Estate SaleS! All Sales Start Day One 5:30pm-8pm Following Days 9am-5:30pm View at www.bluejayestatesales.com 363-1600 June 26-29 Ravalli County Fairgrounds Doyle & Nancy Hobbs Estate Huge eclectic estate from this long time valley couple. Furnishings, antiques, collectibles, art, jewelry, clothing. Lots of interesting things for everyone. GARAGE SALE – Friday, June 14…

Three move on to NHSF Rodeo

  Three high school rodeo contestants from the Bitterroot Valley will be competing at the National High School Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyoming, this July. Kris Anderson of Hamilton, Brandon Yerian of Corvallis, and Victor’s Ryanne Tracy will make the trek to Wyoming after their top four finishes at the state high school rodeo this…

Montana’s natural resource jobs depend on rail transportation

  By Mark Lambrecht, Executive Director, Treasure State Resource Industry Association We’ve seen a lot of hand-wringing over coal trains lately.  But frankly, railroads are an essential part of Montana’s growth, more now than probably since the first tracks were laid in the state more than 100 years ago.  Whether coal trains, grain trains, lumber…

Re: Stevi weapons ordinance

  I remember there being some discussion in the past of wanting to put cameras at the park because of crime problems. Now I’m being told I can’t protect myself there? I have had an incident in the past of being at a park in Stevensville with my younger children where I didn’t feel comfortable…