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Famed ‘virus hunter’ visits Bitterroot

  By Carlotta Grandstaff Dr. Ian Lipkin is a scientist most commonly referred to as “eminent.” The New York Times calls him a “Virus-Hunting Master.” To Discover Magazine he is “The World’s Most Celebrated Virus Hunter.” To Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslett he is “advisor” and, briefly, “co-worker.” Lipkin is all over the map –…

Daly Hospital holds another successful health fair

  On November 2, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital opened its doors for a health fair and free cholesterol screening. Despite the cold and need to fast for up to 12 hours, many showed up early and lines were winding down hallways. Information and raffle tickets were passed out along with water so everyone was well…

Petition against local control of federal lands now on line

  “Ravalli County, Montana must drop its bid to take over public lands within the county borders.” So reads a very short petition posted on the internet last Tuesday, November 13. As background, the petition states, “The Ravalli county commissioners are trying to get local federally administrated public lands turned over to county control. These…

Going solar in Stevi on Habitat home

By Michael Howell The new home being built by Habitat for Humanity in Stevensville sets a new benchmark for the non-profit organization in its efforts to build affordable homes for low-income people in the valley. Besides keeping the cost down through generous donations of materials and labor from local companies and individuals, the latest home…

Hamilton moves to join state Main Street program

  By Michael Howell The City of Hamilton voted unanimously at its last Council meeting to authorize the Mayor to sign an application for membership in the state’s Main Street Program. The program, created in 2005 under the auspices of the Montana Department of Commerce, provides technical assistance, support and training to Montana communities in…

Hospital to break ground for new ICU

   The Daly Hospital Foundation cordially invites the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Intensive Care Unit on Monday, November 25 at 11 a.m. at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, 1200 Westwood Drive, Hamilton. The gathering will take place at the hospital main entrance and the ceremony’s backdrop will be the future Intensive Care…

Health board won’t intervene in SLH cockroach problem

  By Michael Howell Caught between a cockroach infestation and the insecticide spraying program that is being used to battle it, Patricia Earnest, who resides in Sapphire Lutheran Homes (SLH) in Hamilton, appealed to the county Board of Health for some relief last week, but got none. SLH Director Cole Harden told the Board that…

Robert R. ‘Bob’ Cook

  Robert R. “Bob” Cook, 83, of Victor, passed away early in the morning, Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at the Valley View Estates, Hamilton, MT. Bob was born June 5, 1930, to Kenneth and Marion B. (Rutherford) Cook in Ogdensburg, New York. Bob was a mechanic for Colorado Kenworth. He followed his dream and moved…

Roy ‘Mr. Rainbow’ Thomas

  Hamilton – Roy Thomas, “Mr. Rainbow”, 76, of Hamilton, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 3, 2013. He was born on October 9, 1937 in Hamilton, MT and felt fortunate to be able to live here again for the past 17 years. He married Sheraleen Madsen (Sherrie) of Scobey,…

Robert R. ‘Bob’ Cook

Robert R. “Bob” Cook, 83, of Victor, passed away early in the morning, Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at the Valley View Estates, Hamilton, MT. Bob was born June 5, 1930, to Kenneth and Marion B. (Rutherford) Cook in Ogdensburg, New York. Bob was a mechanic for Colorado Kenworth. He followed his dream and moved to…