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RS Aesthetics medical spa expands in Florence

Grand opening Thursday, October 12, 5 to 8 p.m.   By Michael Howell   A new full-service Medical Spa, including a Laser Salon and Men’s Den, has opened its doors in Florence. Rosalee Shorter, a native Bitterrooter, opened the business called RS Aesthetics in August of 2015 and moved into the current building located on…

River Health Check program gets Community Focus grant

The Bitterroot River Health Check, a community based water quality monitoring program, was chosen to be the recipient of the Rapp Family Foundation’s 2017 Community Focus grant. The Rapp Family Foundation’s grant of $15,260 will go toward the purchase of the equipment necessary to establish a permanent headquarters/laboratory for the Bitterroot River Health Check at…

City of Hamilton adopts Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan

By Michael Howell   The City of Hamilton is the second municipality in the valley to sign on to the newly updated Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan for Ravalli County & Municipalities. Eric Hoover, County Director of Emergency Management, explained at the September 5 meeting that having such a plan is a pre-requisite to receiving certain federal…

Stevensville police chief pleads for a records clerk

By Michael Howell   Stevensville Police Chief James Marble recently sent a memo to Mayor Jim Crews pleading for a full time Police Records Clerk, “or at least 20 hours per week.” Mayor Crews read the memo aloud to the Town Council at its September 25 meeting in which a discussion and/or decision on the…

Hannah’s Hope, a legacy

This is a belief in hope.  Hope for our teachers. Hope for our students. Hope for the world.  Our future lies in our children.  Our children are entrusted to the care of our teachers to instruct them in the ways of the world.  Teachers have a major impact on our children all of their lives;…

Exit Realty partners with Habitat for Humanity

Almost everyone of EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley’s then 27 agents participated at various events in the three communities in which the Brokerage offices are located selling tickets for Habitat for Humanity (HfH) of Ravalli County’s 2nd Annual BBQ Bash as well as the draw for an ATV.   The BBQ Bash was held at Sleeping…

Gianforte, GOP vote to gut Wilderness Act

By George Nickas, Conservation Director, Wilderness Watch, Missoula   One thing most Montanans agree on is we love our nationally acclaimed Wildernesses and don’t want to see them harmed.  Whether we hike, fish, hunt, ride horsepack, or just stand in awe of these wild gems, Montana’s designated Wildernesses are the pride of our state. We…

Adding up local Lolo Peak Fire losses and costs

In Google Earth, look at Lolo Peak from due west. Notice heavy timber and a straight, long, slender, green colored stripe below Lolo Peak. Follow it, zoom in and you’ll see that it’s Meadow Creek.   Looks like the fire originated on the south slope of lower Meadow Creek, at about 5,000’ elevation following a…

Small things matter

Small Things Matter Montana’s monthly awareness campaign for October is focused on buying local produce. As the Hamilton Farmers Market winds down, please look to local farms and producers for filling your coffers for the winter.   Go to “hamiltonfarmersmarket.org” and tab over to “Farmers and Hot Food Vendors” to familiarize yourselves with local farm…

Patriotism?

In the midst of the NFL controversies we have no worries here in the valley for high school games. I’m not aware of any high school football field that so much as has a flagpole.   Paul Graves Victor