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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Foregone conclusion

  The many, many Bitterroot residents who expressed their concerns over the impact the Legacy development will have on surrounding communities, the Teller Wildlife Refuge and the remaining heritage of the valley with which we are entrusted, need to cut the County Commissioners some ‘slack’. After all, they did expend over 27 exhausting hours mitigating…

You’re dismissed!

  Citizens of Ravalli County, you have been dismissed. Last week, despite overwhelming and substantive opposition from the public to the thirty-year construction zone in a formerly-rural corner of our valley adjacent to the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge, the Ravalli County Commissioners unanimously approved Legacy Ranch Subdivision. That’s right. A handful of Ravalli County…

You get what you vote for

Following the recent approval by the Ravalli County Commissioners of the Legacy Ranch subdivision (town), I have read several complaining letters. I’m confused. As I recall, the previous commission was laying the groundwork for some controls on development, in other words, planning. The word “plan” seems to be a four-letter word in Ravalli County. Or,…

Government not the solution

What are the solutions? Let’s say you want pizza for dinner. You order meat lover’s and the waitress says you have to have mushrooms and anchovies. It is their policy. Would you go back? Let’s say you need napkins and hot dogs for a picnic. You go to the store and pick those up, and…

Concerned over loss of doctor

  To the patients of Teresa Baldridge, MD: If you are as dismayed as I am over the July 11 dismissal of our MD Teresa Baldridge, I urge you to express your concerns to: CEO Steve Carlson Community Medical Center 2827 Fort Missoula Rd. Missoula MT 59804. Joanne McElfresh Stevensville

Support for Tom Maclay’s ‘dream’

By Peter MacLachlan, Hamilton   When Mr. Maclay’s ski area proposal was presented to us a few years ago, as a long-term addicted alpine (downhill) skier, I wanted it to happen. Having been a wilderness skier mainly in the Bitterroot range since the early 1960′s, and as a member of the Rocky Mountaineers, we cut…

Jennifer B. Lint Boatwright Law Office, P.C. 1091 S. First Street Hamilton, MT  59840 (406) 375-1385 Attorney for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of DOUGLAS MAGEE GILMORE, Deceased.     Case No.: DP-13-42 Department No. 2 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned…

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  Wednesday, July 17   NVPL storytime Kids Create Storytime will be held Wednesday, July 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the North Valley Public Library. Kids Create is an enriching early learning program for toddlers and preschoolers. At each storytime, a healthy snack is provided and there is time to play and socialize…

Jennie Huls Read

  Corvallis – On July 8, 2013, Jennie Huls Read was welcomed home by her savior Jesus. Jennie was born December 6, 1930, at home in Walkerville, Montana, the only daughter of Martyn and Pearl Richards. She was welcomed into this world by her three older brothers Marty, Jim, and Bill, and later joined her…