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Category Archives: Valley News

Local chiropractor traveling with Team USA for World University Games

Local chiropractor, Dr. Amy Berglund of Active Care Chiropractic in Stevensville, is currently traveling with the U.S. Delegation to Granada, Spain as part of the U.S. medical team at the World University Games, which takes place February 1-14. Other members of this elite medical team include the head Sports Medicine physician and two physical therapists,…

Town of Stevensville backs Bear Mountain

Stevensville Mayor Gene Mim Mack and Council member Tim Hunter presented a check for $10,000 to committee members of Bear Mountain Playground last week. “We have had tremendous support from the Mayor and Town Council from the very beginning stages of our project,” said Renee Endicott, Steering Committee co-chair. In addition to the “diamond-level” donation…

B.P. Hackett honored by Bitterroot Stockgrowers

By Jean Schurman The early part of January is somewhat of a quiet time for ranchers and Stockgrowers in the valley. Although there are animals to feed, calving and lambing hasn’t begun, and so it is a good time to get together and socialize. The Bitterroot Stockgrowers Association has recognized this fact and set this…

Hamilton couple to celebrate seventy years of marriage

By Michael Howell Terry and Lucille Coppinger of Hamilton plan on holding a big party next week. On Tuesday, December 9th, the couple will be celebrating seventy years of marriage, if one of them doesn’t die first. That may sound overly blunt, but Lucille is 94 years old and Terry just celebrated his 99th birthday,…

Gene Mim Mack and Robbie Springs, owners of the Stevensville Hotel, have issued a challenge to other business owners to donate to the Bear Mountain Playground project. The couple has signed a letter in support of the project and explaining that they will match the donation of $500 they made this week with $500 additional…

Real Cooking founder opens Stevensville practice

What if you woke up tomorrow and found that eating whole foods reduced your cravings for sugar and junk food? Cooking wasn’t a chore, but something that you looked forward to doing? Saturated fats are important sources of essential nutrients? Canola and soy oil should be avoided? Low-fat foods contribute to chronic diseases? Welcome to…

Bear Mountain Playground project gets big boost

  Billy Donaldson, president of the Stevensville Civic Club (left), recently presented a check for $7500 to organizers of the Bear Mountain Playground project that will be built at Lewis & Clark Park next year. The group is in the process of raising $195,000 for the custom-made playground that will be all-volunteer built. Bear Mountain…

‘Sprinkling Pink’ at Valley Drug

  By Michael Howell October is here. The days are growing shorter and colder. The leaves are turning shades of red and orange. And businesses everywhere are turning pink. Yes, pink is now a regular fall color as businesses in the Bitterroot band together with the community and support the annual Sprinkle Pink campaign aimed…

Founders Day to focus on Fort Owen

    The Stevensville community will gather Sunday, September 28, at 2 p.m. at Historic St. Mary’s Mission located at the west end of 4th Street. It was 173 years ago that the community of Stevensville was first settled. In recent years, Founders Day – which is co-sponsored by the Stevensville Civic Club and Historic…