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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Lolo Peak Fire Update

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Location: The fire is burning directly west of Lolo Peak between Lantern Ridge on the north and to approximately one mile south of Anderson Creek. It has reached but not crossed the Bitterroot divide on the eastern boundary. The Firewise Trailer for fire information is located at the Junction of Hwy…

Hearings held in attorney Myers’ disciplinary case

Attorney for ODC seeks Myers disbarment By Michael Howell On Thursday, July 22, in Missoula, after a series of hearings on three separate complaints that spanned about eleven hours, Jon Moog, state attorney for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC), stated that, based on the facts presented, Hamilton attorney Robert Myers should be disbarred. Each…

New Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks visits Montana

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke recently announced the appointment of two Deputy Assistant Secretaries to serve as leaders at the Department. Aurelia Skipwith will serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks and former House Natural Resources senior staffer Katharine MacGregor will serve as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and…

Water Forum volunteers help restore East Fork riverbank

By Michael Howell A massive riverbank restoration project is underway this summer along a half-mile stretch of the East Fork of the Bitterroot River as it flows across the Lazy J Cross Ranch in the south valley. The project was born out of discussions between Heather Barber, Executive Director of the Bitter Root Water Forum,…

Unusual reunion in Stevensville

Loey Knapp’s home in Stevensville was the site of a very unusual class reunion this summer. It was the 50th anniversary of the 1967 graduating class of the Kodaikanal International School, located in the city of Kodaikanal in the hills of the Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Its name in the Tamil language means “The Gift of the…

Senators need to reject unjust bill and concentrate on improving ACA

All Americans, young, old or in between and poor, rich or middle income, deserve access to quality healthcare and to be protected from financial ruin when illness or injuries strike. Because the United States has the highest healthcare costs in the industrialized world ($9,400 per capita per year compared with the $3,800 per capita per…

Ludicrous

Believing that “Republicanism” is a cult is utterly ludicrous. I could turn that around and say Democrats are more cult-like with their obsession over the unreality of “Russian collusion” nonsense and their media bashing of Trump and his family. As a country, we were founded as a Constitutional Republic, but we unfortunately keep moving further…

Good response

I was pleased to read the letters that objected to Mr. Essen’s letter of the prior week. Mr. Sperry’s letter was prompted by Mr. Essen’s, as was mine and two others, four total. For that reason I approve of the Bitterroot Star’s policy of printing all of the letters it receives.   I have long…

What is the real intent?

We live in a gorgeous valley with a world class river running through the middle of it. The river runs through both private and public land which limits the access to the public portions. Public access is our right and we must defend and preserve that privilege for the future generations. Good access is very…

Ann Stanford

Hamilton – Ann Stanford, 92, was born Anne Marie Roth on July 21, 1924 in Hamilton, to Joe and Margaret Roth. She attended school and graduated from Corvallis. Ann met Frank Stanford, and they were married on August 29, 1946.   After spending their first few months as newlyweds on a ranch just outside of…