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Friends of the Metcalf Refuge honored by Bitter Root Land Trust

By Michael Howell After being banned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from making any direct contributions of money or labor to the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge, the non-profit organization Friends of the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge looked for ways to spend their time, energy and money that could still benefit the…

County and state agree on maintenance of highway amenities

By Michael Howell After five years of haggling over who is responsible for maintaining the amenities that were installed when Highway 93 was expanded to four lanes, the County and the Montana Department of Transportation have finally arrived at a potential Memorandum of Understanding that would describe the various responsibilities. The County Commissioners approved a…

Hamilton Council considers possible remodel of city hall

By Michael Howell The Hamilton City Council decided last week to enlist the services of Bechtle Architects for $20,000 to evaluate the possibility of renovating the existing city hall building to house a new Law and Justice Center. The council has been considering construction of a Law and Justice Center for some time and discussing…

Stevensville invests reserve funds

By Michael Howell At its December 10 meeting the Stevensville Town Council decided to place about $235,108 from various reserve funds into certificates of deposit in order to earn a bit of interest. The money consists of $60,000 sitting in the water system’s capital improvement reserve fund and $84,100 in the water bond short lived…

Florence Falcons look tough

The Florence Falcons are looking to be one of the top teams in District 6B. The addition of Anaconda makes an already tough conference even tougher but the Falcons seem up for the challenge. With three players – Levi Clagett, Jake Christopherson and Dan Mickelson – listed at 6’4” or over, the team is tough…

Lady Broncs squeak by Corvallis

The Battle of the Bitterroot lived up to the hype on Friday night in Hamilton. The Lady Broncs and the Blue Devils of Corvallis took to the floor to grind out a game of whoever made the last shot, wins. It was a by Hamilton’s Rachel Ringer that gave Hamilton the 37-36 win, even though…

Hamilton wrestlers win Glyn Brawley Classic

The Glyn Brawley Christmas Classic is one of the valley’s traditions at this time of year. Teams from throughout Western Montana and even Salmon, Idaho, braved the stormy and slick roads to make it to Corvallis for the event. For the first time in 20 plus years, Jeff Nagel is not at the head of…

Junk science

Global warming being caused by greenhouse gases = global BS! Let’s apply some logic to the theory that greenhouse gas increases cause global warming. If greenhouse gas increases cause global warming, then it is logical to assume that decreases in greenhouse gases should cause global cooling! Well, data from satellites, weather balloons, and ground stations…

Compelled to respond

And yet another letter to the editor that needs a response. Where to begin? The claim was made that responsible gun owners produce less crime and that “libs” paint them as vigilantes shooting wildly in the streets. I have never heard or read such statements. Here are some murder rate statistics for a few countries…

Random questions

It was asked, “Why would I believe a Muslim?” I ask, why would I believe a Christian or want them in this country? I have read the Bible that says to stone homosexuals, to destroy nations of unbelievers, and to cut off body parts. I have personally been harmed by “Christians” far more than any…