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Clothing added to recycle effort, thanks to cooperative Rapp grant

  By Michael Howell Thanks to a grant from the Rapp Family Foundation, a program is being put together to recycle old, unwanted clothing that the valley’s clothing thrift and free stores can’t find a home for locally. Foundation president Tom Brader handed over a check for $17,235 to some of the participating partners last…

Art event to feature creatively prepared local lamb

  By Jean Schurman This weekend’s event, ARTrageous in the Bitterroot, not only will bring a visual feast of art to the forefront in the valley, it will recognize the culinary arts as well. Eleven restaurants in the valley will be featuring Bitterroot Valley raised lamb served up in many different ways. ARTrageous coordinator, Kris…

Rokosch awarded for fight against Legacy Ranch subdivision

  By Michael Howell Stevensville resident James Rokosch was one of four people honored at the Missoula Conservation Roundtable’s award ceremony held last Thursday in Missoula. The Conservation Roundtable honors two or three people every year for outstanding conservation achievements either in their professional careers or as citizen volunteers and has occasionally given a Lifetime…

Committee presents report on downtown Stevi parking

  By Michael Howell The Town Council received a long awaited report by from the Parking Committee that analyzes the Town’s parking policies and availability of parking along with recommendations for short term and long term parking needs. The committee identified businesses located within the area of focus, which includes Main Street, Church Street and…

Cut cable short-circuits emergency training exercise

  The Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office planned to participate in an intensive emergency drill at Corvallis High School last Wednesday. Instead, the whole thing was called off when a contractor drilling a post hole for a sign damaged a fiber optic cable, disrupting telephone communications from Stevensville to Darby. The planned emergency drill was a…

Samantha Kay Dicken

  June 30, 1985 – October 11, 2013 Samantha Kay Dicken, age 28, was born on Sunday, June 30, 1985, and she died on Friday, October 11, 2013, in Ft. Wayne, IN, where she resided. Samantha had a loving heart, and she will always remain in ours. Her passions were children, flowers, art and music….

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 RE THE ESTATE OF RUTH E. RAINES, Deceased. Case No.: DP-13-70 Department No. 2 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed…

Sales/Auctions Blu-J Estate Sales! Sales Start Day 1 – 5:30-7:30pm, Following Days – 9-5:30pm Look for green signs! View at www.bluejayestatesales.com, 363-1600 November 6-9 – 4809 Hobblitt, Florence. West on Larry Creek, S. of Florence, Hwy 93. Special start time for first night will be 4-7pm. Excellent quality western, saddles, tack, collectibles, antique smalls and…

Political extremism harming our county

Star Editorial It’s time to take a look at our county government and point out what’s becoming more clear every day: political extremism is harming our county. With the latest appointment of a County Treasurer who is proving to be incapable of performing her job, we’re just about at ‘ground zero’ in the relentless and…

Shameless hypocrisy

  How did we ever get to this place in our society when our elected officials publicly congratulate themselves for denying a basic service like health care to their constituents? In recent weeks we’ve been treated to two opinion pieces, one by Commissioner Suzy Foss and a second by Sen. Fred Thomas, both of whom…