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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hot dog stand enhances corner

This letter is in response to the guest comment written by Celia Grohmann of Missoula, regarding a sculpture piece and the hot dog stand in the center of Stevensville. Let me start by stating, that I too believe that art should be cherished. However, I could not disagree more with Ms. Grohmann’s opinion about the…

Grantsdale school getting religion?

Long-time Bitterroot residents know the sites of many former schools which have been converted to other uses or disappeared completely. My heart rejoiced at the Hamilton Christian Academy’s attempts to give the newly abandoned Grantsdale Public School a reprieve from a similar fate by acquiring it for its own non-denominational educational programs. My kids are…

Auctions/Sales Blu-J Estate Sales Follow our green signs! view photos at www.bluejayestatesales.com Day One 5:30pm-8pm Following Days 9am-5:30pm March 19-21 723 Desmet, Hamilton Complete household. Immaculate and tasteful furnishings and more! March 26-28 181 S. Tudor, Victor CASH AND CARRY GUY SALE! 1998 Chevy 2500 truck, Subaru Justy, trailers, cement mixer, masonry saw, flatscreen tvs,…

Annual School Election Petitions of Stevensville School District No. 2, Ravalli County, Montana for the Election of one (1) trustee to be elected for a two (2) year term  and three (3) trustees to be elected for a three (3) year term for the Stevensville Elementary/High school district. The petitions can be picked up at…

  Wednesday, March 19   Bitterroot College Advisory Council The Advisory Council for Bitterroot College University of Montana will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 19 at 3 p.m. at the Human Resource Council Building Conference Room, 316 N. 3rd Street, Hamilton. The BC Advisory Council is a public board and welcomes members of…

Questions about dam purchase

  As a customer of NorthWestern Energy, I have paid rather close attention to the proposed purchase by NorthWestern Energy of dams owned by Pennsylvania Power and Light. This proposed sale/purchase between them is subject to review by the Montana Public Service Commission. I have questions concerning this transaction and do not believe its approval…

CSKT Water Compact – we must get it right

  I am seeing letters, opinions and discussions going back and forth on the potential impacts of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Water Compact. One of the latest letters implied that although the current agreement may not be acceptable to all and some may be unhappy, the compact may be acceptable enough. This…

We’re being lied to about Obamacare

  We are all being lied to by various radio ads, sound bites and talk show hosts that assume and tell us we all must sign up for Obamacare! The US Code clearly states, from Title 42 – The Public Health and Welfare, Chapter 157 – Qualify, affordable health aare for all Americans, Subchapter VI…

Time to prepare for future disasters

By Suzy Foss, Ravalli County Commissioner, Hamilton Over a week ago I called for a meeting with all of our emergency management partners to start a discussion concerning possibilities the coming spring thaw might bring. We have not had a snow load like this since before the fires of 2000. In 2001 we had several…

Congrats to KECI

Congratulations to the reporters and staff of KECI television for their Sunday night 30 minute segment entitled, Scandal in Ravalli County, dealing with the ongoing County Treasurer debacle. Excellent in depth research and honest reporting of a situation that has consumed the Bitterroot and made the county a laughing stock throughout the state. Yet there…