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Bitterroot siblings are Coast Guard ‘brothers in arms’

  Photo: Brothers Trevor (left) and Travis (right) Capp, residents of Stevensville, and members of U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 based in Everett, WA, participate in the Combined Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore (CJLOTS) exercise as part of Operation Foal Eagle 2013 in Pohang, South Korea.   By Daniel King, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer…

Florence girls take 6B track championship

Hannah Porch and Hannah Sax combined to take first place in five events at the District 6B track meet in Missoula. Hannah Porch won the 100 and 200 meter sprints. She also took first in the triple jump and was second in the long jump. Hannah Sax won both the 100 hurdles and the 300…

Softball in full swing

With only a month left until the state championships, the softball teams are getting into the tournament mode where they play multiple games in a day. The Frenchtown Invitational is the lead off tournament and offers teams a glimpse of teams they normally wouldn’t get a chance to play. Florence, a Class B school, took…

Bitterroot Tennis Invitational held

The annual Bitterroot Invitational was held in Corvallis where the girls competed and in Hamilton where the boys competed. Corvallis’ Laramie McHugh defeated Morgan Peterson of Dillon, 6-0, 6-1 in the semi finals. She then defeated Emily Getts of Columbia Falls 6-1, 6-2 for the championship. The doubles team of Megan Lengyel and Sydnee Madruga…

Lady Broncs edge Stevi in thriller

Bri Huggans of Hamilton makes a move to the basket as Carly Vercruyssen of Stevensville defends her. Jean Schurman photo

The Battle of the Bitterroot was in Stevensville on Thursday night where the Hamilton Lady Broncs and the Lady Yellowjackets matched up against each other. The two battled with Hamilton maintaining the lead most of the game but by no more than a couple of points the entire game. A last second lay in by…

New Rep. Daines meets with Commissioner Chilcott

Congressman Steve Daines welcomes Ravalli County Commissioner Greg Chilcott, left, to Daines’ office in Washington, D.C. Chilcott also serves as president of the Montana Association of Counties.

Newly elected Congressman Steve Daines recently met with Ravalli County Commissioner Greg Chilcott in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues facing both Ravalli County and communities across Montana. Chilcott, who recently entered his third term as Ravalli County Commissioner, serves as president of the Montana Association of Counties.  Chilcott was also joined by Montana Association of…

Hamilton wins Daly Mansion meet

The smoke cleared over the weekend and allowed the valley’s cross country runners to enjoy one of the prettiest runs on their schedule, Hamilton’s own Daly Mansion meet. The day is filled with running events. Early morning community runners had the chilly chance to run the course that winds around the grounds. After the high…

Soccer

Ayden Eickhoff (5) of Corvallis is one of the key players for the Blue Devils. She had five goals against Loyola on Thursday and one against Stevensville on Saturday. The playoffs begin this weekend with one playoff game in the valley. The Hamilton girls’ soccer team will host Livingston at noon on Saturday. Both of…