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Lawsuit filed by former county treasurer dismissed

U.S. District Court Chief Justice Dana Christensen dismissed the federal lawsuit filed on June 16 by former Ravalli County Treasurer Valerie Stamey accusing over a dozen county officials and employees as well as Michael Howell, publisher of the Bitterroot Star, of conspiring to remove her from office based on false claims. County defendants in the…

Grant provides effective new integrated therapy tool at MDMH

By Michael Howell As part of its efforts to reach out to all of Western Montana, the foundation for Community Health, in Missoula, has reached into Ravalli County with a $10,000 grant to the Daly Hospital Foundation for the purchase of a state-of-the-art tool called a Bioness Integrated Therapy System, known as BITS for short….

Joy Gover – 100 years young

By Jean Schurman Imagine this. In 1917, the United States had just entered World War I. Woodrow Wilson was just beginning his second term as president. The great race horse, Man o’ War, was born. In Butte, Montana, 168 men lost their lives in the Spectacular Mine fire. And in White Sulphur Springs, Montana, on…

Commissioners ponder holiday displays on county land

By Michael Howell On Monday, December 4, the Ravalli County Commissioners held a meeting to discuss holiday displays and address a request from Rabbi Berry Nash from Chabad Lubavitch of Missoula, to place a menorah on display on county property, either in the county office or on the front lawn during Hanukkah. Commission Chair Greg…

James W. ‘Jim’ Clark

1/16/45 – 11/28/2017 Florence – Born in Edmond, Alberta, Canada, to Bob and Ruth Clark, Jim spent many years traveling the world, never meeting a stranger or hesitating to lend a helping hand. He spent most of his adult life in Fort Worth, Texas. Many remember him as Officer Clark, Badge #9, Haltom City Police…

Stella M. ‘Pat’ Armstrong

Missoula – Pat Armstrong, 86, died peacefully in her home at Brookdale Assisted Living on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 after a short stay with Hospice of Missoula. Pat was born in Helena, MT in 1931 and, as a lifelong Montanan, she lived there, in Lincoln, Arlee and finally Missoula. She married Bill Armstrong in November…

Deanne K. Berg

Victor – Deanne K. Berg, 58, of Victor, passed away Saturday, December 2 at the family home. She was born July 19, 1959 in Hamilton to Leslie and Colleen Hinman. Deanne’s greatest joy was her children. She is preceded in death by her father, Leslie Hinman. She is survived by her son, Dustin Berg and…

Lady Blue Devils start out strong

The Corvallis Blue Devils may have lost several players to graduation last year but the momentum that took them to the state tournament last year seems to still be in place. With only one senior, Tayler Wright, on the team, the young team showed poise and talent in their debut at the Tip Off Tournament…

Hamilton Broncs off and running

The Hamilton Broncs played a couple of tough teams and easily handled them at the Tip Off Tournament held at the Adams Center over the weekend. The Broncs, who made their first appearance at state in over 20 years last year, came out on fire against Libby and scored 58 points in the first half…

My Hanukah in the Bitterroot

By Elliott Oppenheim, MD, JD, LLM Health Law, Florence    Recently, as I prepared to perform on my trumpet, I watched a music teacher in Ravalli County rehearse kindergartners’ Christmas carols. I observed that most people in the county are unfamiliar with Jews and with Hanukah. I wanted to add my family’s Jewish story to…