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Category Archives: Valley News

Local veteran selected for ‘The Mission Continues’ fellowship

On Friday, July 19, Tim Peterson, First Sergeant, USMC (Ret), shipped out to Saint Louis, Missouri for a 3-day orientation and swearing in with The Mission Continues. The Mission Continues is a national nonprofit service organization that empowers post 9/11 veterans to serve their country in new ways. It was founded by Eric Greitens, a…

Varner to retire after 49 years

By Jean Schurman  When she was 18 years old and just graduating from Victor High School, all Myna Anderson wanted to do was to marry her best friend and boyfriend, Buck Varner. They were married in July of 1961. She didn’t have plans to become a secretary, in fact had never taken any of the…

Reutlinger is Grand Marshal of Memorial Day Parade

By Jean Schurman Bob Reutlinger will be the grand marshal of the 93rd annual Corvallis Memorial Day parade. The World War II veteran, who plans on wearing his uniform, is very honored to have been selected. The parade will be held on Monday, May 27th at 10 a.m. Reutlinger, a member of the Corvallis American…

Author with Montana roots publishes novel

Several years ago a university professor gave an assignment to his class to write a poem and turn it in the next week. One disgruntled young man said, “I’m not going to do that. I’m no poet.” The professor replied, “How do you know what you are? You’re not finished yet.” Last year 81-year-old Duane…

Obituary – Beverly June Yates

  Bev Yates, former resident of Stevensville and a real estate agent and broker in the Bitterroot Valley, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, following a long illness. She and her husband owned and operated Silver Dollar Antiques on Main Street for several years. Their five children…

Obituary – Frank Stanford

  Hamilton – Frank Stanford, 88, was born Joseph Frank Stanford, September 2, 1924, to Joe and Margaret Stanford in Hamilton. Frank had a twin brother, Thomas Taylor Stanford. The two boys shared a room at The Living Center in Stevensville. The two of them were great joy and amusement for the caring staff at…

Obituaries

  Katherine F. Martin Stevensville – Katherine F. (Waliser) Martin went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 30, 2013 at the Bitterroot Valley Living Center. She was born in Miles City, MT on March 30, 1923 to Liberadus and Celestine Waliser. As a young girl she lived in Miles City…

Obituary – Roberta (Bea) E. Hudson Scotten

  Roberta (Bea) Scotten, 86, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on the morning of March 12, 2013, at her home in Florence, Montana. Bea was born in the old Galt Hospital in Lethbridge, Alberta, to Mary and Harold Hudson on June 16, 1926. She was raised on the family wheat farm south of…

Obituary – Brandi Elizabeth Welty

  Brandi Elizabeth Welty, at the age of 32, passed away peacefully with family surrounding her on Tuesday March 12, 2013. Brandi was horn October 25, 1980 at South Bend, Washington. Her parents Martine “Marty” and Elbert G. Welty were very proud. Brandi moved to Stevensville, Montana in 2005 with her mother and son. She…

Birth Notices/Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, Hamilton

  1/9/13 Boy, 7 lbs., 15 oz., 20-1/2 inches, to Jennifer and Cody Rhoden, Victor 1/10/13 Boy, 8 lbs., 7.1 oz., 22 inches, to Aubrey Cripe-London and Tafari London, Hamilton 1/16/13 Boy, 8 lbs., 3 oz., 19-1/2 inches, to Vanessa and Jacob Goss, Clinton 1/17/13 Boy, 7 lbs., 12 oz., 19-1/2 inches, to Andrea and…