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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Time to ‘Sprinkle Pink’

In its sixth year of successful fundraising for the Aid for Mammography Fund, the community-driven Sprinkle Pink committee has announced new events and opportunities to increase awareness about the importance of preventative health practices and cancer screenings.   Kicking off a month-long campaign throughout the Bitterroot Valley, the first in a series of “Spirit of…

Panel recommends disbarment for Hamilton attorney

By Michael Howell   An adjudicatory panel of the Commission on Practice has recommended to the Montana Supreme Court that Hamilton attorney Robert Myers be disbarred from the practice of law.   The Commission actually issued three recommendations to the Court based on three separate counts of professional misconduct each of which was considered at…

Bitterroot fault under study

  By Michael Howell   One of the high points in the geologic history of the Bitterroot valley, or one of the lowest depending on which side of the fault line you were on, came when the earth cracked at the edge of the Idaho Batholith pulling the Sapphire Mountains off the top of the…

Wilderness values getting tossed?

By Marilyn Saunders, Board Member, Bitterrooters for Planning   No one is making any more wilderness but our county commissioners must think wilderness is limitless and exploitable based on their recent letter to Sen. Steve Daines.   Last week, commissioners voted unanimously (Commissioner Doug Schallenberger was absent) to send a letter to Sen. Daines supporting…

Legislators shirk responsibility for DPHHS budget

To my amazement, two of the leading legislators responsible for drastically cutting the 2018-19 Biennium budget for the senior, long term care, mental health, and addictive disorders services of the DPHHS are now trying to hide their part in failing the people of Montana.   They have the audacity to say that the State Budget…

Republicans: what will it take?

Gun deaths, police violence, and global warming are epidemics, solvable with commitment, ingenuity, and cooperation. Unfortunately, as long as Republicans stand in the way, solutions to those problems will remain out of America’s grasp. With that in mind, I’d like to ask Republicans, “What will it take?”   From 2000 to 2015, the equivalent to…

Forest facts

Fall has arrived and so has the blame game for wildfires. Never mind that for thousands of years, fire has created healthy forests and diverse habitats. It, like snow, is an integral part of the Northern Rockies.   Montana politicians Zinke, Gianforte, and Daines converged on the Lolo Peak fire. Their message was clear: we’re…

Hamilton, Florence, Darby notch wins

The Hamilton Broncs, Florence Falcons and Darby Tigers all notched wins on the football field this weekend. This was the  first weekend of conference play for Class A and Class B. For Class C, each game counts towards the playoffs.   Hamilton traveled to Stevensville for a rivalry game against the Yellowjackets. Hamilton scored early…

Bitterroot volleyball recap

Corvallis def. Dillon 25-21, 25-9, 25-14 Corvallis: Kills 43 (Hannah Hutchison 7), Assists 36 (Kate Hurlbert 32), Aces 11 (Ashley Hornaday 3), Digs 49 (Maureen Jessop 10, Hurlbert 10), Blocks 11 (Jessop 3). Dillon: Kills 21 (Brynley Fitzgerald 8), Assists 20 (Halle Stewart 17), Aces 3 (Kyndall Petersen 3), Digs 44 (Fitzgerald 10), Blocks 4…

Bronc golfers take Western A divisional

The Hamilton boys repeated as the Western A Divisional champions in golf on Saturday. They now have to defend their state championship this week in Sydney. Sophomore Tristan Hanson led the Broncs scoring with a three way tie for third. He, Carson McDaniel of Polson and Derek Wolff of Frenchtown all shot 76. Riggs Johnston…