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Thurs, January 18


Ravalli County Economic Development Authority will hold its regular monthly Finance Committee meeting on Wednesday, January 17 from 2:15 to 2:55 p.m., and the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, January 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. Both meetings will be held at the RCEDA office, 274 Old Corvallis Road, Hamilton. These meetings are open to the public.

Thurs, January 18

Back Country Horsemen

Bitter Root Back Country Horsemen host their monthly meeting on Thursday, January 18 at the Corvallis School Cafeteria on Eastside Highway in Corvallis. Potluck dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. The program speaker will be Dave Schilz. He brings knowledge of his 28 years of backcountry packing experience with the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service, including outfitter and guide stories of his personal pack trips. As a student and teacher of packing, a horseman and a longtime BCH member, Dave looks forward to sharing his knowledge with those in attendance. Bonnie Morgan will also be talking about upcoming training events. Projects for this year will also be discussed. Guests are welcome and for more information call Karen at 961-0101 or check out the website at

Friday, January 19

North Valley Pachyderm Club

The North Valley Pachyderm Club will meet Friday, January 19 at 12 noon at The Frontier Café, Hwy 93 in Stevensville. Guest speaker will be Troy Downing, candidate for US Senate. The North Valley Pachyderm Club is an educational arm of the Republican Party. All are welcome.

Sat, January 20

Trivia contest

Come to the North Valley Public Library in Stevensville to test your trivia skills and compete for glory. The North Valley Public Library will host a team trivia competition on Saturday, January 20 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Stevensville Library. Teams consist of 2-5 people. The trivia competition consists of three rounds of 10 questions. Each round has a separate theme with questions ranging in difficulty. Bring your family, friends, and snacks to enjoy this friendly competition. The North Valley Public Library is located at 208 Main Street. For more information all the Library at 777-5061 or email

Baroque music concert

Are you perhaps in need of a little more Christmas magic? Glorious, uplifting pieces with many contrasting sections, from tender solo arias and a delicate, sweet pastoral sinfonia to knock-your-socks-off choruses with trumpets and tympani?

Bitterroot Baroque is presenting part 1 of JS Bach’s Christmas Oratorio as well as the Advent cantata “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland” on Saturday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, 420 W. Pine in Missoula. As with previous performances of the B minor Mass and the St. John Passion, you will hear great vocal soloists and the finest period-instrument players from around the country as well as the massive, Helena-based Musikanten Chorus.

Get tickets at the door ($10 for students, $30 for everyone else), or skip the line and buy your tickets at Rockin’ Rudy’s in Missoula or Chapter One Book Store in Hamilton.

Sun, January 21

Snack and Chat Party

The Golden Age Club will have a Snack and Chat party on Sunday, January 21 at 1 p.m. at the Golden Age Hall at 727 S. Fifth Street in Hamilton.  There will be music by the Slightly Famous Jammers for listening and dancing. Tables will be available for card games, or bring a favorite game to play with friends. Bring your favorite treats or dish for potluck food. The club will make provide coffee. Enjoy the potluck snacks while you chat with old and new friends. There is no admission charge so plan to join club members for an afternoon of food and fun.  Golden Age activities are non-alcoholic and non-smoking.

Mon, January 22

Stevi school menu

Monday: Breakfast – Pancakes or Yogurt, fruit, toast or cereal bar, milk; Lunch – Beef Steaks, mashed potatoes & gravy, peaches, bread & butter, milk

Tuesday: Breakfast – Bagels or Yogurt, fruit, toast or cereal bar, milk; Lunch – Chicken Fajitas with lettuce & salsa, Spanish rice, apples, bread & butter, milk

Wednesday: Breakfast – Cereal or Yogurt, fruit, toast or cereal bar, milk; Lunch – Pulled Pork Sandwich, taters, applesauce, bread & butter, milk

Thursday: Breakfast – French Toast or Yogurt, fruit, toast or cereal bar, milk; Lunch – Chili & Crackers, fresh veggies with ranch dressing, bananas, bread & butter, milk

Friday: Breakfast – Ham Bites or Yogurt, fruit, toast or cereal bar, milk; Lunch – Corn Dogs, BBQ baked beans, Mandarin oranges, bread & butter, milk.

Fish & Wildlife Association

The general meeting of the Ravalli County Fish & Wildlife Association will be Monday, January 22 at 7 p.m. at Daly Leach Meeting Room, 1010 West Main, Hamilton.

Along with general business, guest speakers will be Kate Stone from the MPG Ranch giving an update on the winter eagle project and captures. Also speaking will be mule deer advocate, Tyson O’Connell, talking about mule deer management, especially in trophy areas. Topics to be covered are: poaching, management of age class, hunter harvest reports and management tags. Tickets will also be available for the upcoming Feb. 24th banquet and auction. For further information contact Bob at 360-6519.

Corvallis Civic Club

The Corvallis Civic Club will meet on Monday, January 22, at 7 p.m., in Room 17 of Corvallis High School for its first meeting of 2018. Meetings are open to the public and the Civic Club welcomes the participation of all interested community members.  Regular meetings generally take place on the third Monday of the month. Please note that this month’s meeting is one week later than usual.

The Corvallis Civic Club is a volunteer community group dedicated to facilitating projects of benefit to the Corvallis community. Past projects include: school/community tennis courts; tree plantings and benches on Main Street; the Corvallis to Woodside pedestrian/bike path; pathway east along Willow Creek Road; and Welcome to Corvallis signs. Most recently the group has spearheaded efforts to construct a pedestrian/bicycle bridge across the Bitterroot River at Woodside and to improve the safety of pedestrian and bike crossings in the Corvallis school zone and along the Woodside Cut-Off Road.

For more information, contact Allen Bjergo at 961-4538 or Tonia Bloom at 363-3485.

Tues, January 23

Republican Women

Ravalli County Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting and lunch on Tuesday, January 23 at 11:30 a.m. at BJ’s Restaurant in Hamilton. Guest speaker will be Regina Plettenberg, Ravalli County Clerk & Recorder. Regina will be speaking about this year’s election cycle and the redistricting for the County Commissioner election as the county is transitioning from 5 to 3 commissioners.  The meeting will begin with the installation of 2018 officers. Ravalli County Republican Women meet the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Thurs, January 25

Saving Money Through Energy Efficiency talk

Spend an hour of your time and learn to save precious dollars on your power bill on Thursday, January 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Bitterroot Public Library Meeting Room in Hamilton. Jim Maunder from Ravalli County Electric has been advising people on how to cut their utility bills for 31 years. Focusing on energy efficiency, Jim will talk about electricity, gas, and propane and low cost/no cost ways to save. His presentation is 45 minutes with time for questions afterwards. For more information call Nancy at 961-3953. This event is sponsored by Small Things Matter.

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