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Tour of Stevi river park area scheduled

A tour has been scheduled at Stevensville River Park and the fishing access site at the Stevensville river bridge for the public to view the areas being considered in a proposed land swap between local ranch owner Roy Capp and the Town of Stevensville. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hosting the tour of the…

Potential purchase of parkland and Armory building headed for public vote

By Michael Howell The City of Hamilton is considering purchasing the land that includes Claudia Driscoll Park and the old National Guard Armory building and associated parking lot on the west side of town. An application for a $2 million InterCap Loan has already been made, but acceptance of the application does not obligate the…

DEQ drops appeal of Grantsdale Addition wastewater discharge permit invalidation

By Michael Howell The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has dropped its appeal of a District Court decision issued on June 28, 2016 in which Lewis and Clark County District Court Judge Kathy Seeley sided in favor of Bitterrooters for Planning, the Bitterroot River Protection Association and the Montana Environmental Education Center and invalidated the…

Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital is Baby Friendly!

After five years of commitment, training and implementation, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital has been officially designated a “Baby Friendly” hospital by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that meet the standards for care and support of breastfeeding mothers and their babies. MDMH…

Strong start for Florence girls

The Lady Falcons are still a relatively young team. There are only three seniors on the team. But these ladies have been playing varsity ball for three years and are very experienced. Chloe Arthur, Autumn Round and Alexis Taulbee are these seniors. Arthur runs the plays and can step out and hit from outside. Even…

DeGroot takes over as Falcon boys coach

It’s not as if Caleb DeGroot is not familiar with Florence Falcon basketball. The new coach of the Falcons played in the gym many times when he was a student at Missoula Loyola. The rivalry between the two schools can be intense at times but DeGroot doesn’t think about that now. These days he is…

Standing Rock violence confirmed

On Nov 23rd, the Star published the article “Show of support in Hamilton for Standing Rock Sioux.” I write to confirm that the police abuses inflicted on peaceful Water Protectors the night of Nov 20th happened as reported. I was there that night, on the bridge. I’d gone to Standing Rock a week earlier and…

Letter campaign

I am mailing letters today to various corporate offices of Wells Fargo, owner of my mortgage and a credit card I have used for a year. I encourage conscientious readers to consider doing the same, as a statement that we can no longer support a full-on oil-based economy, nor the treatment of our fellow citizens…

Attention, Stevi River Park users

All Stevensville River Park users should be interested in a tour of the park this Saturday, December 10 at 3 p.m. Fish, Wildlife and Parks will be conducting the tour. The purpose is to explain on the ground, the proposed land swap between the Town of Stevensville and the Capp Family, to facilitate a fishing…

National socialism on the rise?

Many Americans regard “socialism” as a dirty word bordering on “communism.” It basically refers to a society in which there is no private property, where the government owns and runs everything — perhaps for the good of the people, perhaps not (see Merriam Webster). So I wonder how many people here realize that “nazism” is…