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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Coalition against domestic, sexual violence reports to community

By Michael Howell Supporters of Abuse Free Environments (SAFE) has been providing aid and shelter to survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Ravalli County for 30 years. Twenty years ago, SAFE expanded its efforts and joined with other organizations and agencies to form the Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Every year they give…

County commissioners balk at putting Budd-Falen on agenda

By Michael Howell The county commissioners declined an invitation from local State Representative Theresa Manzella to have Karen Budd-Falen come and make a four-hour presentation to the County Commissioners about a Land Use Plan for Ravalli County. Following a stream of public comment, all against the proposal, and in response to the commissioners’ reluctance to…

100 years later, Model T is back at Bell McCall

By Jean Schurman If you get a chance and like history and old cars, be sure to stop in to see the 1917 Model T on currently on display in the Bell McCall showroom on Main Street in downtown Hamilton. The car was originally purchased in October of 1917. It was the third vehicle sold…

Sacajawea sculpture unveiled in new Darby home

A bronze sculpture of Sacajawea, the Shoshone woman who guided and interpreted for the Corps of Discovery, was dedicated last Friday at the Sacajawea Rest Pocket Park n Darby. Ted Hall, Darby resident and author of the “Trail Between Two Rivers” and “Lost Path,” who was a key player in initiating the purchase of the…

Football playoffs

Hamilton will begin their post season in the quarterfinals with a home game against Dawson County (Glendive). Dawson is the No. 6 seed out of the Eastern A conference. Hamilton is the No. 1 seed from the Southwest A. The game will be on Saturday, November 4, at 1pm. Gates will open at 11:30 am….

Corvallis takes first with Stevi, Hamilton right behind

The Corvallis Blue Devils brought home the Southwest A district championship with Stevensville and Hamilton taking second and third. The top four teams will advance to the Divisional Tournament at Butte Central this weekend. Frenchtown finished fourth and will also advance. The Blue Devils began their run with a 3-0 semi final win over Frenchtown….

Florence ready for divisionals

The Florence Falcons have moved through the season picking up win after win after win. But this year they are also working on a game plan they hope will lead to success at the divisional tournaments this weekend in Eureka and on to the state tournament in Bozeman. They recently played at the Missoula Invitational…

Cuts to seniors are scary

By Tracy McPherson, Hamilton   The proposed $420 million state budget cuts scare me because like a lot of people I have a hard time making ends meet right now. I’m a caregiver in Hamilton, where I’ve lived for the last 26 years caring for my disabled son. If I didn’t care for him he…

Heee’s baaack …

  Once again our local invasive liberal progressive Marty Essen has submitted unsubstantiated statistics to support an allegation that is totally erroneous ¬– aka, a lie. Comrade Essen asserts that President Trump has “possibly” caused as many as 20,000 Montanans to lose their health insurance with the “stroke of a pen,” and to “imagine” (to…

Caregivers and seniors need help

  I am a mother of 3 and a home care worker with 9 clients, who also takes care of her aging father on the side.  Our clients depend on us caregivers for basically all their needs like cooking meals, dressing and hygiene, grocery shopping and getting to doctor’s appointments.  The services that we provide…