Legals for October, 1 2020

| October 1, 2020 12:00 AM

Blackfoot provides local phone and broadband services in many Montana communities at reasonable and affordable rates. A federal program designed to promote "universal service" to all areas of the nation makes affordable rates possible. Companies participating in this program are required to advertise theses services on an annual basis. As a participant in the universal service program, Blackfoot provides access to single line phone service, emergency services (911), directory assistance (411), operator services (0+), long distance limitation services, as well as broadband internet access services. For questions or to order new services please call Blackfoot's customer care team at 406-541-5000 or visit us at www.blackfoot.com. Published on October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

Benjamin J. Mann, 33833674 Lewis N. Stoddard, 60723896 Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. 376 East 400 South, Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Phone: 801-355-2886 Facsimile: 801-328-9714 benjamin@hwmlawfirm.com lewis@hwmlawfirm.com Attorney for Plaintiff HWM File Number: MT10080 MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT LAKE COUNTY Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Champion Mortgage Company, Plaintiff, v. Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Alfred J. Skogen and Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Mardene E. Skogen and Mission Mountain Country Club Homeowners Association, Inc. and United States of America by and through the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Alfred J. Skogen and Mardene E. Skogen, and any person in possession, Defendants. SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION CIVIL NUMBER: DV-20-53 THE STATE OF MONTANA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Mardene E. Skogen; Unknown Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Alfred J. Skogen; Mardene E. Skogen; and Alfred J. Skogen YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action, which is filed in the above entitled Court. A copy of same is served upon you. You must file your written answer with the above entitled Court and serve a copy upon the Plaintiff, or Plaintiff's attorney within twenty-one (21) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service. Failure to appear and answer will allow judgment to be taken against you by default, for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This action is for foreclosure of real property located in the County of Lake, State of Montana. The real property has an address of 46324 Stagecoach Trail, Ronan, MT 59864-8928, and is more particularly described as follows: Lot 17 of Mission Mountain Country Club - Phase I, a Subdivision of Lake County, Montana, according to the map or plat thereof on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. A $70.00 filing fee must accompany the answer at the time of filing. DATED this 17th day of September, 2020. (SEAL) /s/ Terese R. Junts Clerk/Deputy Clerk of the Court Published on October 1, 2020, October 8, 2020, and October 15, 2020. MNAXLP

Summary of Revenues & Expenditures of Lake County Schools Based on District Trustees' Reports for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Pursuant to Montana school law, MCA 20-3-205, the required information will be available in print at the following sites: Lake County Commissioners' Office at the Lake County Courthouse Each School District Office in Lake County Lake County Superintendent of Schools Office at the Lake County Courthouse As well, the information will be digitally posted on the Lake County website under Lake County Superintendent/Facts and Figures Or mailed to you by request, please call 406-883-7262. Published on October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE The Lake County E911 Committee implemented an addressing system for Enhanced 911 Emergency Services in 2003. To assist navigation and location efforts, the E911 Committee has established that private lanes shared by three (3) or more residences shall have a unique name. The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public meeting Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 11:00 am in the Commissioners Chambers of the Lake County Courthouse located at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson MT, Room 211, for the purpose of taking public comment on the naming of the private road. *Private Drive located off of Sparrowhawk Lane in Polson, MT **Map of the area are available for review by request to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov If you would like to comment, but are unable to attend the public hearing, you may send comment to: Lake County Commissioners 106 4th Avenue East Polson, MT 59860 Or lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov Published on September 24, 2020, and October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public meeting on Monday November 9, 2020, at 10:00 am in the Commissioners Chambers at 106 4th Avenue East, Room 211, Polson, MT 59860, on the resolution below. If you would like to make comment, but cannot attend the meeting, please send comments lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov or by mail to the above address. RESOLUTION OF INTENTION NO 20-24 TO CREATE THE ROCKY POINT ROAD RURAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT WHEREAS, the majority of landowners within the proposed Rocky Point Road Rural Improvement District have submitted a petition to the Board of Lake County Commissioners in favor of creating the RID for the purpose of improving a portion of Rocky Point Road; and WHEREAS, that the boundaries of the district shall include all of the benefitted properties as shown in attachments A-D; and WHEREAS, that the nature of the improvement is to pave 2.8 miles of Rocky Point Road and 0.2 miles of White Swan Road; and WHEREAS, that the Lake County Road Department shall provide all labor, equipment, and material with the exception of plant mix asphalt, as described in the attached quote from Lake County Road Supervisor (Attachment E); and WHEREAS, that an estimate of the cost to the freeholders is approximately $520,000.00, which includes $91,000.00 of County supplied labor, equipment and additional material, plus a onetime administration fee of $2,500.00; and shall be assessed on a per tax ID basis, (if one owner has more than two tax id #'s under the same name, they shall be assessed no more than two assessments); the approximate cost per tax id# is $1,917.78; and WHEREAS, if the RID passes, each landowner will have the option to prepay the costs associated up front, to avoid interest, or, they may have the amounts assessed on their annual tax bill for a period of 10 years, beginning November of 2021; WHEREAS, that the County has currently advertised a "Request for Proposal" for the financing of the project; with a repayment schedule of 10 years; and WHEREAS, the Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Commissioners Chambers at the Lake County Courthouse, for the purpose of taking public comment for or against the creation of the RID; and WHEREAS, any person affected may appear and be heard for or against the RID. If you are a landowner protesting the RID, you must submit your protest in writing, to the Board of Lake County Commissioners at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860 or to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the passage of this Resolution shall be published for two consecutive weeks in the Lake County Leader. A 30 day protest period will begin on the first date of publication (October 1, 2020) A copy of this notice shall be mailed to every property owner within the proposed district at his last known address, on the first date of publication. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 24th day of September, 2020. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/ William D. Barron, Chairman /s/ Dave Stipe, Member /s/ Gale Decker, Member Attest: /s/ Paula A. Holle, Clerk & Recorder Published on October 1, 2020, and October 8, 2020. MNAXLP

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Lake County Commissioners, 106 4th Ave East, Polson, Montana are seeking proposals for funding an improvement district project in Lake County to install road surface improvements upon 15850 ----- feet of Rocky Point Road and White Swan Road maintained by Lake County, Montana. The proposal should include interest rate, any other fees, and a statement of availability of funds for an estimated start date of June, 2021. A payment schedule of 10 years or should be included, and prepayment without penalty should be allowed. The proposed sum needed for funding is $52,500.00. Please submit sealed proposals by, 2020, to the Lake County Commissioners, 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, Montana. Proposals will be opened and considered by the Board of Lake County Commissioners. Lake County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Dated this 25th day of September, 2020. /s/ William D. Barron Lake County Commissioners Published on October 1, 2020, and October 8, 2020. MNAXLP

Notice of November 3, 2020 General Mail Ballot Election; Notice of Close of Regular Voter Registration and Option for Late Registration Notice is hereby given that in Lake County on November 3, 2020, a General Election will be held for the purpose of electing federal, state and county candidates. The election will be conducted by mail ballot. Postage is pre-paid on mail ballot return envelopes. All active and inactive electors of Lake County are entitled to vote in the election. Ballots will be mailed to active electors only, beginning on October 9, 2020. Voted ballots must be received in the Lake County Election Office by 8 pm on Election Day (November 3rd) in order to be counted. Postmarks cannot be accepted. If you do not receive a ballot, contact the elections office at 406-883-7268 for instructions on how to register or update your registration to receive a ballot. No polling places will be open on Election Day (November 3rd). In-person registration, voting and ballot drop-off is available at the county elections office located at the Lake County Courthouse, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday - Friday. The election office will be closed on October 12th due to the Federal Holiday and will have extended hours from 7 am - 8 pm on Election Day (November 3rd). Regular* registration for the election will close at 5:00 pm on Monday, October 26, 2020. To request the voter registration application, please call the elections office at 406-883-7268. If you have moved, please update the registration information by completing the voter registration application and submitting it to the county election office. If you miss the October 26th regular registration deadline, you may stay still register for the election by appearing in person at the county election office up to and including on Election Day (November 3rd). Between noon and 5 pm the day before Election Day, you can complete and submit a voter registration application, but you will need to return to the election office on Election Day to pick up and vote a ballot. Call the elections office at 406-883-7268 or email kharding@lakemt.gov if you have questions or need assistance with voter registration and voting. Voters may check their voter status, track their ballot or download a sample ballot at https://app.mt.gov/voterinfo/. DATED this 2nd day of September, 2020 /s/Katie Harding Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on October 1, 2020, October 8, 2020, and October 15, 2020. MNAXLP

Notice of Method of Counting Ballots, Public Test, Post-Election Audit and County Canvass for the November 3, 2020 General Election All below events will occur at the Lake County Courthouse at 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860. Notice is hereby given that the Public Test for voting systems is open to the public and will occur in the Large Conference Room on the third floor of the courthouse for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Public testing of the ExpressVote will take place during office hours on Tuesday, October 6th - Tuesday, October 14th (closed on October 12th). Public testing of the DS-450 voting system will be held at 8:30 am on Tuesday, October 13th. The following events will take place in the Large Conference Room on the third floor of the courthouse and will be open to the public*: Ballots will be removed from their secrecy envelopes starting at 8:30 am on Thursday, October 29th and continue into Friday during business hours. Votes will be counted beginning at 8:00 am on Monday, November 2nd by a DS 450 Central Scanner and Tabulator and resume on November 3rd starting at 7:00 am. Preliminary results will be posted beginning after 8 pm on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at https://electionsresults.mt.gov/. *Due to COVID-19 the Lake County Election Office will be limiting the amount of individuals allowed into our counting center and election office for observing for the November 3, 2020 General Election. With social distancing guidelines in place, the Election Office will be allowing one representative from each qualified party (Democratic, Libertarian and Republican) to observe at a time. Observers will be required to be 6 feet apart from election judges and other observers at all times. A reminder that observers will need to sign-in, wear a name tag and masks/face shields will be required (and provided if the observer is in need) if Lake County is under a mask ordinance at that time. Technology is not permitted in the counting center for observers. Cell phones, iPads, cameras and other audio or video equipment or electronic devices will not be allowed. Montana law requires that any person participating or observing the procedures of the count is required to take an oath that they will not discuss the results of the early counting of votes at any time prior to the closing of the polls on Election Day. A person who knowingly violates this law shall be imprisoned for a term not to exceed two years and/or be find an amount not less than $100,000 and not more than $500,000. Individuals interested in observing these events will need to contact their local party central committee. The Election Office will not schedule individuals for the parties. The following events are open to the public but social distancing will be required. Accepted provisional ballots will be counted and added to the vote totals at 3:00 pm on Monday, November 9th in the Large Conference Room. The Post-Election Audit will be held at 8:30 am on Friday, November 13th in the Election Office. The County Canvass of the election will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, November 16, 2020 in the Commissioner's Chambers. DATED this 2nd day of September, 2020. /s/ Katie Harding Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on September 24, 2020, and October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE NAME CHANGE OF: RICHARD DARRELL OPENSHAW CAUSE NO. DV-20-163 NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Richard Darrell Openshaw to Richard Darrell Sagar. The hearing will be on October 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Courthouse, 106 Fourth Ave. East, Polson, MT. Dated this 4th day of September, 2020. /s/ Paula Gronbach Paula Gronbach Deputy Clerk of District Court Published on September 10, September 17, September 24 and October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

PATRICK G.N. BEDDOW PATTEN, PETERMAN, BEKKEDAHL, & GREEN, PLLC THE FRATT BUILDING 2817 2ND AVE. NORTH, STE. 300 BILLINGS, MT 59101 TELEPHONE: (406) 252-8500 pbeddow@ppbglaw.com Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DENNIS DWIGHT SPENCE, Deceased. Probate No. 20-55 Hon. Deborah Kim Christopher Judge of District Court NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to the Personal Representative, RACHEL HUNGARY, return receipt requested, c/o Patrick G.N. Beddow, 2817 2nd Avenue North, Suite 300, Billings, Montana 59101, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. /s/ Rachel Hungary_ RACHEL HUNGARY, Personal Representative c/o Patrick G.N. Beddow P.O. Box 1239 Billings, Montana 59103-1239 STATE OF COLORADO ) : ss. COUNTY OF RACHEL HUNGARY, being first duly sworn, on oath, deposes and says: That I have read the foregoing and that the facts and matters contained therein are true, accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. /s/ Rachel Hungary RACHEL HUNGARY, Personal Representative SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this 18th day of August, 2020, by RACHEL HUNGARY, Personal Representative of the Estate of Dennis Dwight Spence. (SEAL) /s/ Deepika Jassal NOTARY PUBLIC for the State of Colorado PATTEN, PETERMAN, BEKKEDAHL & GREEN, PLLC By: /s/ Patrick G.N. Beddow Patrick G.N. Beddow Published on September 24, 2020, October 1, 2020, and October 8, 2020. MNAXLP