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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Campers plead ‘not guilty’ in Roaring Lion Fire arson case

By Michael Howell All three of the young men facing felony and misdemeanor charges of negligent arson for starting the Roaring Lion Fire have filed ‘not guilty’ pleas in District Court. Two of them, Steven Banks and Cody William Knez, are being tried in Judge Jim Haynes’ court while the third, Tyler Landon Johnson, is…

Show of support for Standing Rock Sioux

By Michael Howell About one hundred “water protectors” demonstrated in Hamilton last Tuesday in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux and their resistance to the North Dakota Access Pipeline Project. Similar actions took place in towns and cities across the country in response to a call for support from the tribe. Energy Transfer Partners, the…

Stevi Park Board recommends more time to ponder land swap

By Michael Howell The Stevensville Parks and Recreation Board entertained an overflow crowd at town hall last week as about 50 people attended a meeting devoted to gathering public comment on a proposed land swap. No one from the public or on the board spoke in favor of the swap as it is currently proposed….

Stevi park board chair resigns

By Michael Howell Raymond Smith, Chairman of the Stevensville Park Board, has submitted a letter of resignation to the Town, stating, “I have realized the present Mayor does not have faith in the leadership of this board.” The letter recounts the work that the Park Board has accomplished under his leadership. “The new playground and…

Major layoff at Selway Corporation in Stevensville

By Michael Howell Selway Corporation, Stevensville’s top employer and one of the top employers in Ravalli County, has announced a combination of layoffs and reduction in hours affecting most of the company’s 112 employees. Selway is a locally owned company which has been in the steel fabrication business since 1976. It became employee owned in…

Thanks to Burnt Fork Market

Ravalli County Recycling (RCR) appreciates the Burnt Fork Market’s support of recycling. They donated space in their parking lot for the container and graciously handled problems associated with having it there. Recycling could not have happened in Stevensville without their support. Thank you, Burnt Fork Market, for supporting recycling in the Bitterroot Valley. Another thank…

Disappointed with FS over Westside Project decision

I am disappointed by the Forest Service’s decision to continue full speed ahead on the Westside Project without taking the time to consider easy and economical compromises that would bring agreement among a broader range of stakeholders and truly embrace the tenet of collaboration supported by the Western Governors Association and governor Steve Bullock. The…

Both parties used to get things done, together

By Bob Brown, Whitefish, and Dorothy Bradley, Clyde Park   We began our service in the Montana legislature forty-six years ago when political differences were as real and sharp as they are today, but when the practice of politics wasn’t as political. Then there were old New Dealers who represented a viewpoint not unlike Bernie…

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Sales/Auctions   ESTATE SALES – Dec 1-2. Stevensville. 322 Turner. JEAN THOMAS ESTATE. Estate’s proceeds to go to Stevensville beautification. ‘03 Avalon, immaculate furnishings, decor and more! Dec 8-9. Hamilton. 237 Weber. Blu-J Christmas customer appreciation sale! Complete house! Make a pile, make a deal! Blu-J Estate Services, 406-363-1600. Follow our green signs! View photos…