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4H/FFA livestock sale brings exceptional prices

By Jean Schurman The 4H and FFA Market Livestock Sale at the Ravalli County Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the year, especially by the members. It’s kind of a love/hate event. The members want to sell their animals and do well in their projects, but over the year their animals have…

Conservation District asserts jurisdiction over revetment

  By Michael Howell The Bitterroot Conservation District made what its attorney called “a precedent setting decision” last week when it decided that a 310 permitting complaint submitted by the Bitterroot River Protection Association was “a valid complaint.” The complaint concerned about 1,000 feet of concrete rubble and pieces of metal that is falling into…

Fire burning east of Florence

Mountain lion kittens rescued from fire   The plume of smoke from a fire that blew up on the Three Mile Game Refuge nine miles east of Florence last Friday, August 29 could easily be seen from across the valley. It was first reported about 3 p.m. and numerous resources responded including the Lolo Hotshot…

Mayor breaks tie to adopt Stevi budget

  By Michael Howell Although the Stevensville Town Council made half a dozen unanimous decisions at its August 28 meeting, the council was split over three issues. As a result, Mayor Gene Mim Mack cast the deciding vote on a few significant items including the make-up of the Police Commission, employee salaries, and adoption of…

A lot of interest in Local Government Study Commissions

  The local Government Study Commission being formed to review the structure and functioning of the Ravalli County government has drawn 19 candidates interested in filling the five positions on the committee. One issue that is bound to come up for consideration by the commission is the question of possibly reducing the number of commission…

Emily Denise Healey

Boise, ID – Emily Denise Healey passed away from a variety of natural causes on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in Boise. Denise was born to Dennis and Emily Leary on May 29, 1939 in Butte, Montana. The younger sister of Marylin, the two sisters grew up in Butte. Denise graduated from Butte High before going…

Robert ‘Bob’ Sherrod

Stevensville – Robert “Bob” Sherrod, 65, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his home in Stevensville of cancer. Bob was born September 2, 1948 in Redlands, CA to Jesse and Luella Sherrod. He graduated from high school and later studied Police Science and Communications in college. Bob was married to Charlene Howe and together…

Zoe Lorraine Grotzke

  Zoe Lorraine (Chord) Grotzke entered the gardens of Heaven on Saturday, August 16, 2014, after serving her Savior Jesus Christ for most of her 93 years. At the time of her death she was residing at the Bee Hive Homes in Missoula, Montana. Zoe was born April 22, 1921, by White Owl, South Dakota,…

Harvey R. Sharp

Hamilton – Harvey R. Sharp, 74 of Hamilton died August 30, 2014 from kidney failure at his home. Harvey was born in Cut Bank and raised there. He married Margaret in Hawthorne, Nevada. After living a short time in Essex he joined the Navy where he spent 21 years repairing jets and helicopters. Six of…

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 KATIE J. MORAN, Deceased. Case No.: DP-14-68 Department No. 2 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed…