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Sapphire Community Health now open

By Michael Howell Sapphire Community Health, a not-for-profit primary health care facility that turns no one away for lack of money and charges on a sliding scale fee based on the individual’s or family’s ability to pay, has re-opened for business after being closed in 2012 due to lack of funding. The clinic’s top notch…

Comment sought on proposed Bitterroot River closure rule

By Michael Howell The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comment on a proposed biennial rule that would allow the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to temporarily close a portion of the Bitterroot River surrounding the Supply Ditch Diversion Dam to protect public safety. The dam is located on the east branch…

Miss Montana spreads anti-bullying message

By Michael Howell Miss Montana Danielle Wineman visited several schools in western Montana on her Crown to Classroom Tour which focused on anti-bullying. Wineman of Cut Bank, a 23 year old theatre arts graduate of Stephens College, was crowned Miss Montana 2015 on June 13 in Glendive and is touring the state as an ambassador…

Hamilton adopts updated Growth Policy

By Michael Howell The City of Hamilton adopted an updated Growth Policy last week. According to Special Projects Director Dennis Stranger, the update has been in the works for about a year and the city Planning Commission met five times on the issue before recommending approval to the City Council. Stranger said that a recent…

Bike path branded: Bitterroot Trail

By Michael Howell Representatives from Adventure Cycling and Destination Missoula came to Stevensville last week to get some community input concerning the “branding” of the bike path that will soon stretch from downtown Missoula to Stevensville. They were also looking for input on the design. Eva Dunn/Froebig of Adventure Cycling said her involvement stemmed from…

Corvallis begins a new era

The Corvallis Blue Devils began a new era on Saturday night. With new coach Peter O’Neil at the helm and a slew of players that are first time varsity players, the Blue Devils took to the floor against Columbia Falls. Tylor Nixon, Caleb Powell, and Chase Jessop have had varsity experience but that is about…

Girls basketball off and running

The girls’ basketball season began this weekend. Class C schools were at Frenchtown while Hamilton and Stevensville hosted teams and Corvallis went to Columbia Falls. Hamilton, the defending Class A state champion, was the only team to notch a win. Kloie Nye was the sixth man last year and will be the leader this year….

Tip Off Tournament schedule

The Class A schools will have a chance to look each over at the Tip Off Tournament that is held at the University of Montana. Class A and B teams from throughout Western Montana will play at the Adams Field House and the Auxiliary Gym. Here is the schedule for the weekend. Boys Friday, Dec….

Polson Invitational wrestling results

The wrestling season opened in Polson with all of the valley teams competing at the invitational. Although Sentinel ran away with the championship, Hamilton had a good showing, placing fifth behind Sentinel, Polson, Columbia Falls, and Eureka. Corvallis, under new coach Matt Davis, was eighth. Florence and Stevensville tied with 44 points each in the…

Clarification

I would like to thank the Bitterroot Star for publishing the excellent article regarding the Board of Health’s consideration of the birth defects and other health issues on newborn babies. There was one error in the article for which I am to blame. Unfortunately, I did not make it clear when I talked to Michael…