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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sprinkle Pink campaign sets new record

The pink ribbons have been put away for another year and the money that was raised for the Sprinkle Pink Aid for Mammography Fund throughout the month of October in the Bitterroot Valley has been counted. A total of $51,015.70 was raised for the fund. That sum will be matched, dollar for dollar, by Marcus…

Special Stevensville Founders Day calendar released

By Michael Howell It’s not too early to get your 2016 Founder’s Day – 175th Anniversary calendar and support the Historic St. Mary’s Mission. It’s includes November and December of 2015 so you can get started anytime now, if you are interested in counting off the days, for instance, to that fateful day 175 years…

County adopts development plan, approves TEDD

By Michael Howell The County Commissioners met last Thursday, November 19, for “Review and approval of a Comprehensive Development Plan for the Targeted Economic Development District (TEDD) in Airport Area and Preliminary Engineering Report (PER).” Commissioners Greg Chilcott and J.R. Iman were absent and the remaining commissioners quickly decided not to deal with the PER…

Hamilton Playhouse celebrating 20 years

By Randi Burdette Community theatre is an art form that is an integral part of a community, helping with test scores, instilling pride, and boosting self-esteem, and Hamilton is lucky to have such a theatre. The Hamilton Players, a group that was founded in the late 1970’s, use to partner with different venues around Hamilton…

Stevi sticks with treasurer/finance officer position

By Michael Howell At its October 22 council meeting, the Stevensville Town Council considered consolidation of the Town Clerk and Treasurer positions and eliminating the Finance Officer position. The motion was made by Councilmember Jim Crews but following discussion of the matter all four council members voted unanimously against the proposal. Crews said that the…

Stevensville theater open and safe

By Michael Howell After weathering a lawsuit over the condition of the building it occupies on Main Street in Stevensville, and finally completing the required repairs and improvements imposed by the Town of Stevensville following its own inspection, Stevensville Playhouse wants the community to know that it’s safe to come down and enjoy an evening…

Haldorson advances to next level in NFL’s Punt, Pass & Kick competition

When it comes to football, Corvallis freshman Calla Haldorson is one tough cookie. She grew up playing the sport with her older brothers, Keiver and Wyatt, and learned the basics of throwing, kicking and punting. Wyatt, a senior, is an all-state player from Corvallis who not only runs the ball but is a punter as…

Impact of shopping local highlighted this Saturday

By Wayne Gardella, SBA Montana District Director As the voice for our nation’s entrepreneurs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates all small businesses on a daily basis. When our small businesses do well, our communities do too. Therefore, as part of our annual tradition, I encourage you to join millions of Americans and “shop…

Case for thinning our forests

Silviculture is a specialized field of forestry that is concerned with the long term health and productivity of a stand of trees, or many stands of trees. While a forester’s job often ends with the completion of a timber sale, the silviculturist is a practicing forest/plant and fire ecologist who uses state-of-the-art science to manage…

Most Muslims aren’t extremists

I was pleased to hear that our governor declined to join others who want to deny Syrians and other people escaping the violence in their part of the world entry to Montana, and that the president will continue to allow these folks to come to the US. Unfortunately, bad news makes headlines, which then skews…