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Legals for December, 1 2022

| December 1, 2022 12:00 AM

In Re: Conditions at Lake County Jail, Case 9:22-cv-00127-DWM Notice of Class Action Certification TO: All persons incarcerated at Lake County Jail as of September 3, 2021 to the present, as well as all current and future inmates. Dozens of individuals have filed lawsuits alleging that the conditions of confinement at the Lake County Jail are unconstitutional and illegal. The Court has not ruled on the merits of these claims or Defendants’ defenses. If you were incarcerated at the Lake County Jail at any time on or after September 3, 2021, you are a member of the class. The class that has been certified is pursuing claims for injunctive and declaratory relief—not money damages. You do not need to do anything in response to this notice. Do NOT write or telephone the Court if you have any questions about this notice. If you have questions, please contact class counsel at the following: Timothy M. Bechtold, 406-721-1435, tim@bechtoldlaw.net Constance Van Kley, 406-306-0330, constance@uppersevenlaw.com P.O. Box 31, Helena, MT 59624 You may read the full Notice of Class Action Certification at uppersevenlaw.com/classnotice Published on November 10th, 17th, 24th & December 1st, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

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 November 17th & 24th & December 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

Notice of Public Comment and Availability of Visual Analysis for the Ronan Airport Wildlife Exclusion Fence The Lake County Joint Airport Board, the Ronan Airport and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are proposing to construct a new 9foot-tall wildlife exclusion fence around the perimeter of the Ronan Airport. The purpose of the project is to improve the overall safety of the Airport by preventing deer from entering Airport property. A portion of the proposed fencing project would be adjacent to the Dupuis Barn. The Dupuis Barn was constructed in 1914. It is an important part of the local visual landscape and has been recommended as eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. With the proposed project, no land would be purchased from the Dupuis Barn parcel. A temporary 2-foot-wide construction easement would be required but would not directly involve the Dupuis Barn and would be restored to a condition at least as good as that which existed prior to the project. The FAA has prepared a visual analysis to investigate potential visual impacts the proposed project might have on the Dupuis Barn. The analysis evaluated eight (8) alternative wildlife exclusion fence designs and configurations, compared potential impacts of the alternatives, and made preliminary determinations regarding the significance of those impacts. The Visual Analysis for the Ronan Airport Wildlife Exclusion Fence was prepared in accordance with the following documents:  FAA Order 1050.1F Desk Reference, Chapter 13. Visual Effects, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 (Section 4(f)), and 14 CFR 77, Safe, Efficient Use, and Preservation of the Navigable Airspace. FAA’s preliminary conclusion is that visual effects of the Proposed Action would be mildly discernible, but no adverse effect to historic properties would occur, no “use” of a Section 4(f) property would occur, and no significant visual impacts would occur. FAA is seeking public input prior to making final conclusions. The Visual Analysis for the Ronan Airport Wildlife Exclusion Fence will be available for public review from November 10, 2022 through December 12, 2022. The document can be viewed at the following URL: https://marketing.m-m.net/acton/media/43143/ronan-airport or at the following physical locations: Ronan Airport Pilots Lounge, 2242 Old US HWY 93, Ronan, MT 59864 City of Ronan City Hall, 207 Main St SW A, Ronan, MT 598964 Lake County Court House, 106 4th Avenue E, Polson, MT  CSKT Tribal Historic Preservation Office, 33081 Mollman Pass Trail, Ronan, MT 59864 (CSKT offices are open Monday through Thursday, closed Friday) If you would like to request more information or provide comment, please contact Keith Belden of Morrison Maierle, Inc., 1055 Mount Ave, Missoula, Missoula, MT 59801, kbelden@m-m.net , (406) 542-4823. Please provide comment before December 12, 2022. Published on November 10th & December 1st, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

CLINTON J. FISCHER LAW OFFICE, P.C. Valley Bank Building P.O. Box 879 Polson, MT 59860 Telephone: (406) 883-4395 Attorney for Personal Representative  MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY  IN RE THE ESTATE OF K. LYNN EARL,  PROBATE NO. DP-22-83 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased 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.  A written statement of the claim indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim and the amount claimed may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Lake County, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address:  Agnes G. Loeser c/o Clinton J. Fischer Law Office, P.C. P.O. Box 879 Polson, MT 59860  DATED this 2nd day of November, 2022.  /s/ Agnes G. Loeser, Personal Representative  PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE’S ATTORNEY:  Clinton J. Fischer CLINTON J. FISCHER LAW OFFICE, P.C. Professional Center Building P. O. Box 879 Polson, Montana 59860  Published on November 17th & 24th, & December 1st, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE OF SALE Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Timber Sale The Lost Ridge Timber Sale is located within Sections 2, 3, 10,11,13, 14 &15, T24N-R17W on the State’s Swan Unit. Approximately 25,895 tons, consisting of mixed conifer sawlogs, are offered for sale. Sealed bids will be opened at the Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, 2705 Spurgin Road, Missoula, Montana on December 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Bids may be hand delivered or mailed and will be accepted any time prior to the bid opening. DNRC recommends that bidders contact the Trust Land Management Division (406-542-4300) prior to the bid opening to ensure that your bid has been received. Bids must be accompanied by a deposit of $12,676.00, representing 5% of the minimum bid value of the sale in cashier’s check, certified check, bank money order or bank draft to be applied to the first sale invoice for the successful bidder. Bid bonds will be accepted and, for the successful bidder, will be closed upon execution of the Timber Sale Contract and Timber Sale Bond. The sale will be awarded to the highest responsible bidder. Award of the timber sale is conditional upon approval of the timber sale by the State Board of Land Commissioners at their November 21, 2022 meeting. If the successful bidder is unable to execute the contract within 30 calendar days from the date the sale is awarded, the bid deposit will be retained by the Department as liquidated damages. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids. Prospective bidders can obtain the sale prospectus, sale contract and bid forms from the Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, Trust Land Management Division, in Missoula (406-542-4300). Visit our website at http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/trust/ forest-management/timber- sale-information for upcoming sales and bid results. Published on November 17th & 24th, & December 1st & 8th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

Kevin S. Jones  Joseph D. Houston Jones & Associates, PLLC Attorneys at Law 2625 Dearborn Avenue, Ste. 102 Missoula, MT 59804 (406) 541-3333 kevin@ionesmtlaw.com joe@jonesmtlaw.com Attorneys for Personal Representative Lawrence Thomas McMullin  Dept. No. 1 Cause No. DP-22-84 MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:  JAMES FRANKLIN WHITE,  Deceased.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Lawrence Thomas McMullin has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the Deceased are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice, or their claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to Jones & Associates, PLLC, Attorneys for the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at  2625 Dearborn Avenue, Ste. 102, Missoula, MT 59804, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court.  I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of 24 Montana the foregoing is true and correct.  Dated this 8th day of November, 2022. Lawrence Thomas McMullin,  for Personal Representative of the Estate of James Franklin White Kevin S. Jones, Attorney Personal Representative Published on November 17th, 24th & December 1st, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

Probate Cause No. 22-0285-P NOTICE TO CREDITORS  THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA  IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:  CAROL ANN FINLEY  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Eric Moulton has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said Deceased are required to present their claims within four (4) 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, return receipt requested, or to the Clerk of Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855. DATED this 15th of November, 2022. /s/ Eric Moulton, Personal Representative Address:  Eric Moulton 318 Harrison Blvd Kalispell, MT 59901  Published on November 24th, December 1st & December 8th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

Probate Cause# 22-0239-P NOTICE TO CREDITORS  THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA  IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: Mark Gerard Thomas  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Charlo Rhen Sorrell, has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said Deceased are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.  Claims must either be mailed to Personal Representative, return receipt requested, or to the Clerk of Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855.  DATED this 19th day of October, 2022  /s/Charlo Rhen Sorrell  Address:  Personal Representative Charlo Rhen Sorrell P.O. Box 178 Arlee, MT 59821  Published on November 24th, December 1st & 8th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

Woods Bay Water and Sewer District, Quarterly Board Meeting The Woods Bay Water and Sewer District will be having its quarterly Board Meeting on Monday, December 19, 2022 @ 11:00 am at: 108 Harbor Heights Blvd, Bigfork. The public is welcome to attend.  Zoom available upon request. Thank you. Published on December 1st, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

BLACKTAIL TV DISTRICT BOARD VACANCY The Lake County Commissioners are seeking a citizen volunteer to serve on the Blacktail TV District Board, which is composed of three members serving three-year terms. The current position opening is for a Lake County resident residing within the Blacktail TV District boundaries. This term will last until December 31, 2025. If you are interested in this position, please send a letter of interest to the Lake County Commissioners Office at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860 by Monday December 21, 2022. Published on December 1st & 8th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

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