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Valley volleyball teams hit the courts

The volleyball season got off to a strong start with all of the schools but Florence and Stevensville hitting the courts this weekend. Victor and Darby began their season on Friday while Corvallis and Hamilton hosted double headers on Saturday. The Blue Devils defeated Whitefish in three games, 25-11, 25-15, and 25-20. Joanna Avery had…

Soccer round up

  Hamilton and Corvallis went east of the mountains to open their 2013 soccer season. Hamilton took on Belgrade while Corvallis went to Livingston. The season will hit full swing this week. Hamilton’s girl’s team clobbered Belgrade, 5-0. Senior Sami Kratofil hit the net first at the six-minute mark. Kendal Gordon took a Reilly Rostad…

Pirates take down Warriors

  The Victor Pirates opened their season on the gridiron with a win over the Arlee Warriors, 56-38. With veteran senior quarterback Matt Kittel running the offense, the Pirates jumped out to an early lead when Kittel ran six yards for the six points. Tyler Schaffer scored the two-point conversion. Arlee came back and scored…

Shutdown coming for Painted Rocks Dam

  By Michael Howell The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation has scheduled a maintenance and repair project at Painted Rocks Dam this fall that will temporarily interrupt flows from the dam for a few days in early October. The maintenance and repair project is needed in order to complete the repairs initiated this past…

County tobacco-free campus not an option, says judge

  By Michael Howell The County Commissioners have decided to drop consideration of a policy making all county-owned property tobacco-free after receiving a letter from District Court Judge Jeffrey Langton. After reading a newspaper article about the proposed policy, Langton wrote to the commissioners, stating that “smoking and other tobacco use outside county administrative and…

County adopts review process for buildings for lease or rent

  By Michael Howell Under pressure from the state to adopt a new land use review process applicable to buildings for lease or rent by September 1, 2013, the County Commissioners did just that last Friday, August 31. The legislation set forth a set of definitions, regulations and a review process that grandfathers in up…

Gorski to head National Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

By Michael Howell Stevensville resident Margaret Gorski has been elected President of the National Lewis and Clark Heritage Foundation and will take office on October 1, 2013. The non-profit Foundation was formed in 1969 and has members in all fifty states and several countries. In 1964 Congress established the Lewis and Clark Trail Commission. The…

TS No. MT08000010-12-1 APN 326300 TO No. 432929-R NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE THE FOLLOWING LEGALLY DESCRIBED TRUST PROPERTY TO BE SOLD FOR CASH AT TRUSTEE’S SALE. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned Trustee will, on December 23, 2013 at the hour of 10:00 AM, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash,…

Social Security is a vital economic engine

By Pat Williams, Missoula Imagine if tomorrow morning’s headline was this: “Four hundred thousand to get one half billion dollar boost in income.” The underlying news story announces that hundreds of thousands of people here in three states of the Northern Rockies whose good earning jobs are behind them will share $500 million each year…

Speaking out on suicide

  I would like to make everybody aware that September 8th-14th is Suicide Awareness/Prevention Week. I want to challenge you to do something to make a difference! Suicide affects almost everybody’s lives in some way or another. It is something that is claiming more and more people’s lives each year. It is something that people…