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Legals for December, 22 2022

| December 22, 2022 12:00 AM

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Probate Cause No. 22-0193-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: ROY BURTON JR. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, James Ott, has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-names 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 29th of November, 2022. /s/ James Ott, Personal Representative Address: James Ott 4115 Saxony Pl Missoula, MT 59808 Published on December 8th, 15th, & 22nd 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

CLINTON J. FISCHER LAW OFFICE, P.C.  Professional Center Building  P.O. Box 879  Polson, MT 59860  Telephone: (406) 883-4395  Attorney for Petitioner  CAUSE NO. DV-22-201  MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY  IN RE THE MATTER OF THE  NAME CHANGE OF KARA LYN ILAC,  Petitioner,  NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME  PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT Petitioner, Kara Lyn Ilac, has petitioned the District Court  for the Twentieth Judicial District for a change of name from Kara Lyn Ilac to Kara Lyn Lazaro, and  the hearing on the Petition for Change of Name will be heard by a District Court Judge on the 11th day of January, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in the Twentieth Judicial District Court located at 106 4th Ave. E., Polson, MT 59860.  At any time before the hearing, objections may be filed by any person who can demonstrate  good reasons against the change of name.  DATED this 30th day of November, 2022  Lyn Fricker, Clerk of District Court Published on December 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

Probate Cause No. 22-0250-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: EDWIN LYLE COURVILLE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Homer L. Courville, has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-names 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 6th of December, 2022. /s/ Homer L. Courville, Personal Representative Address: Homer Courville P.O. Box 14, St. Ignatius, MT 59865 Published on December 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

RESOLUTION NO: 22.42 OF INTENT TO WITHDRAW FROM PUBLIC LAW 280 WHEREAS, Public Law 280 is a Federal law that defines criminal jurisdiction over tribal Members within reservation boundaries; and WHEREAS, When enacted, Public Law 280 required mandatory participation by state and tribal governments in certain states, and allowed voluntary participation in other states; and WHEREAS, Montana is a “Voluntary Participation” State that required an agreement between the State of Montana and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, at the request of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (“CSKT”) in order for the State to assume jurisdiction over tribal members; and WHEREAS, In 1963 The State of Montana enacted Montana Code Annotated, 2-1-301 (codified at that time as RCM 1947, 83-801). The statute, titled “Assumption of Criminal Jurisdiction of Flathead Indian Country”, provided, “The state of Montana hereby obligates and binds itself to assume, as herein provided, criminal jurisdiction over Indians and Indian territory of the Flathead Indian Reservation and country within the state in accordance with the consent of the United States given by the act of August 15, 1953 (Public Law 280, 83rd Congress, 1st session)”; and WHEREAS, In 1965, the CSKT passed tribal ordinance 40-A, consenting to the state’s assumption of Public Law 280 jurisdiction over tribal members; and WHEREAS, Lake County has been a participant in the implementation of Public Law 280 between CSKT and the State of Montana since 1964; and WHEREAS, the County’s participation historically provided benefits to residents of Lake County, tribal members and the State of Montana in respect to crime prevention, investigation, deterrence, prosecution, rehabilitation and treatment; and WHEREAS, the circumstances surrounding the County’s participation have changed significantly in the ensuing nearly six decades. In 2017 the State of Montana conducted a fiscal analysis of the cost to Lake County of enforcing tribal criminal jurisdiction in Lake County pursuant to Mont. Code Ann. 2-1-301. It determined the cost was $4.011 Million at that time, and would increase to $4.383 million by FY 2021; and results in: 1) Less control of county budgeting due to various and unanticipated costs and consequences of Public Law 280 compliance that ought to be borne by the State of Montana rather than Lake County taxpayers; and 2) Diversion of limited law enforcement personnel such that there is increasing evidence of a loss of control of Lake County borders such that unlawful, scheduled illicit drugs such as fentanyl and methamphetamines have become increasingly common in Lake County; and 3) Lost opportunity costs in the areas of affordable housing, drug court, financing and opioid treatment and rehabilitation. WHEREAS, In recognition of the need for funding for law enforcement, in June of 2008, County voters approved a public safety levy that has no sunset provision. WHEREAS, As a result of this voted levy, property taxpayers have contributed approximately 15 million dollars in additional tax revenue since 2008 to enhance the County’s ability to fund public safety. The majority of funds raised by the levy are being used to offset the rise in PL280 costs. WHEREAS, In 2020 County voters rejected a levy request to construct and staff a new detention center; and WHEREAS, Nearly 50% of real property in Lake County is tax exempt; and therefore Lake County is without adequate revenue to fund construction of a detention center or added law enforcement to provide for continued participation in Public Law 280; and WHEREAS, Lake County does not have the economic resources to continue participation in Public Law 280 without significant detriment to the real property taxpayers of Lake County, Montana; and WHEREAS, The State of Montana is not providing funding for County costs incurred from Public Law 280; and WHEREAS, The 2021 Legislature of the State of Montana enacted Montana Code Annotated 2-1-306(3), providing “no sooner than six months after July 1, 2021, and after consulting with tribal government officials concerning withdrawal, the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County may, by resolution, withdraw consent to enforce criminal jurisdiction on behalf of the State of Montana over the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Within six months after receipt of the resolution, the governor shall issue a proclamation to that effect.” WHEREAS, Lake County taxpayers cannot continue to fund the State of Montana’s responsibilities with respect to Public Law 280 without continually compromising other County services; and, WHEREAS, All attempts by the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Montana, for assistance or fiscal support by and through the State of Montana to meet the costs associated with Public Law 280 on and within Lake County have fallen on deaf ears; WHEREAS, All requirements necessary to the withdrawal of consent by Lake County to enforce criminal jurisdiction on behalf of the State of Montana over the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes have been met; and, WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners intends hereby to comply with the six-month notice requirement of MCA 2-1-306(3). NOW, THEREFORE IT IS RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS, Lake County, by and through its Board of County Commissioners, and pursuant to the authority granted to it by Mont. Code Ann. 2-1-306(3), hereby; Intends to Withdraw Lake County’s consent to enforce criminal jurisdiction on behalf of the State of Montana over the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on this action, on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at 2:00 pm in the Large Conference Room of the Lake County Courthouse at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860. PASSED AND ADOPTED this 12th day of December 2022. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Gale Decker, Chairman Steve Stanley, Member William D. Barron, Member Published on December 15th & 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

FERNDALE VOLUNTEER FIRE DISTRICT TRUSTEE NEEDED Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department has one vacancy on the Board of Trustees. Applicants must reside within the boundaries of the Ferndale Volunteer Fire District. Persons interested in serving on this volunteer board are encouraged to submit a letter of interest to the Board of Lake County Commissioners at 106 4th Ave. East, Polson, MT 59860 no later than 5 pm, Dec. 28, 2022. This appointment will fill the vacancy until the May 2023 fire board election pursuant to MCA 7-33-2106(4). For further information call the Commissioners at 883-7204. Published on December 15th & 22nd. 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE On April 12, 2023 at 11:00 AM, on the front steps of the County Courthouse, 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860, Brigham J. Lundberg, a member of the Montana State Bar, as successor trustee, will sell at public auction to the highest bidder, the following described real property situated in Lake County, Montana, and described as follows: A portion of the SE1/4SE1/4 of Section 11, Township 18 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Lake County, Montana, further shown and described as Tract B on Certificate of Survey No. 6599, on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. Parcel ID No.: 12398 which has the address of 59878 Lower Crossing Road, Saint Ignatius, MT 59865. Said sale will be made to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the trust indenture/deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”) dated August 24, 2018 and executed by Debbie Bronson and Daniel R. Lutnes, as grantors (“Grantor”), to Lake County Abstract & Title Company, as trustee, in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as beneficiary, as nominee for 1st Alliance Lending, LLC, its successors and assigns, as beneficiary, and recorded on August 29, 2018 as Instrument No. 564566, official records of Lake County, Montana. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value to The Money Source Inc. (“Beneficiary”), the current beneficiary, by written instrument filed for record on May 19, 2022, as Instrument No. 598245, official records of Lake County, Montana. Brigham J. Lundberg (“Successor Trustee”) is the successor trustee of the Deed of Trust pursuant to an Appointment of Successor Trustee/Substitution of Trustee recorded on December 14, 2021 as Instrument No. 594519, official records of Lake County, Montana. Beneficiary has declared the grantors in default of the terms of the Deed of Trust and the promissory note (“Note”) secured by the Deed of Trust because of Grantors’ failure to timely pay all monthly installments of principal, interest, and, if applicable, escrow reserves for taxes and/or insurance as required by the Note and Deed of Trust. According to the Beneficiary, the obligation evidenced by the Note is now due for the December 1, 2019 installment payment. As of December 6, 2022, the amount necessary to satisfy this obligation was $244,943.92. This amount includes the outstanding principal balance of $192,847.63, plus accrued interest, accrued late charges, accrued escrow installments for insurance and/or taxes (if any), and advances for the protection of the beneficiary’s security interest (if any). Due to the default stated above, Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Successor Trustee, to sell the above-described property to satisfy the obligation. The sale is a public sale and any person, including the beneficiary, excepting only the trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier’s checks). The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed without any representation or warranty, including warranties of title or possession, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards. The sale is subject to bankruptcy filing, payoff, reinstatement, or other circumstance that affects the validity of the sale. If the sale is set aside or the trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’;s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of funds paid to the successor trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason, and in the event of a bankruptcy filing or other court-ordered stay, the sale may be postponed by the trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days. The grantors, the successor-in-interest to the grantors, or any other person having an interest in the aforesaid property, at any time prior to the trustee’s sale, may pay to the present beneficiary the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and thereby cure the default theretofore existing. This communication is from a debt collector. It is an attempt to collect a debt, and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. DATED: 12/7/2022 /S/ Brigham J. Lundberg Brigham J. Lundberg, Successor Trustee Lundberg & Associates, PC. 3269 South Main Street, Suite 100, Salt Lake City, UT 84115 (801) 263-3400 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Published on December 22nd, 29th & January 5th, 2022. 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 Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 1:30 pm 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 McLeod Road in Arlee **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 December 22nd & 29th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

MONTANA WATER COURT NOTICE TO WATER USERS CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES – MONTANA – UNITED STATES COMPACT WC-0001-C-2021 The Montana Water Court has extended the deadline for filing Objections to the Compact Preliminary Decree to February 9, 2023. Order and Objection Form are available at https:// courts.mt.gov/Courts/Water/Notices-Info/PublicNotices. If you have questions, please call the Montana Water Court at 1-800-624-3270 or 1-406-586-4364 or email watercourt@mt.gov. Published on December 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Lake County Commissioners did October 12, 19, 21, 26, and November 2, 2022, approve claims for payments in the amount of $2,448,061.07 for the period of October 1, 2022, through October 31, 2022. The Board of Lake County Commissioners did November 9, 16, 18, 22, and December 1, 2022, approve claims for payments in the amount of $2,681,126.97 for the period of November 1, 2022, through November 30, 2022. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS December 14, 2022 /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman Published on December 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Lake County Commissioners Proceedings for the period September 1, 2022, through October 31, 2022, are available for public review in the Courthouse at the Clerk & Recorders Office. Individual requests for personal copies will be accepted by the Clerk & Recorder at her office in the Lake County Courthouse. /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman Published on December 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

LEGAL NOTICE On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 3:30 pm, the Lake County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. The hearing will include the following item: KANNBERG VARIANCE REQUEST Duane and Carol Kannberg are requesting a variance to allow for the construction of a new single-family residence in the right-of-way setback from Montana Highway 35 located in the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-Unit A, Highway Lakeside. The +/-2.2-acre subject property is legally described as tract 1A on COS 5670 located within section 10, T23N, R19W. Information regarding the agenda items is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by January 3, 2023, will be included in the staff report to the board. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Comments received after January 3 will be provided to the board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept., 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov. Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually. Published on December 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

LEGAL NOTICE The Lake County Planning Board will hold a public meeting Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 7:00 pm in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. Agenda items include: GANNON FAMILY TRUST SUBSEQUENT MINOR SUBDIVISION OF AMENDED LOT 41 OF MELLET POINT SUBDIVISION Marc Carstens, on behalf of Gannon Family Trust, has proposed a subsequent minor subdivision to create one additional residential lot. The properties are located near Polson, off of Finley Point Lane, approximately 5.4 miles off of MT HWY 35. A variance to Section X.DD and X.G (wetland/water ways setbacks and lot design standards) has been requested. The property is legally described as amended lot 41 of Mellet Point Subdivision located within section 6 of T23N R19W. The Planning Board will review the proposed subdivision and make a recommendation for denial, approval, or conditional approval to the Board of County Commissioners. Information regarding the agenda item is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by January 3, 2023 will be included in the board packets. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Comments received after January 3 will be provided to the board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Public comments regarding water and/or sewer proposals for subdivisions are encouraged to be submitted in writing. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept., 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov. Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually. Published on December 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

Jason Williams, Esq.  DATSOPOULOS, MacDONALD & LIND, P.C.  Central Square Building  201 West Main, Suite 201  Missoula, Montana 59802 (406) 728-0810  jwilliams@dmllaw.com, ssullivan@dmllaw.com  Attorneys for the Plaintiff  MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT,  LAKE COUNTY  Cause No. DV 21-233 Nicole Hyman,  Plaintiff, DAVID R. PETERSON, WILLIAM A. PETERSON and LINDA C. PETERSON, THOMAS JOSEPH and SHIRLEY ANN KAVRAN,  RICHARD and CASEY MASSEY,  MARY LARSON, THOMAS  PUGH and all persons, known or unknown, claiming or who might  claim any right, title, estate, or interest in or lien or encumbrance upon the personal property described in the Complaint below which is adverse to Plaintiff’s ownership or a cloud upon Plaintiff’s title thereto, whether such a claim or possible claim be present or contingent.  Defendants.  SUMMONS The state of Montana sends greetings to all persons claiming any interest in or lien upon the real property described in this summons or any part of the real property, defendants:  YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear and defend the complaint of  NICOLE HYMAN, Plaintiff, filled with the clerk of this court, and to file your answer  and serve a copy thereof upon the Plaintiff’s attorneys, Jason A. Williams,Datsopoulos,  MacDonald & Lind, P.C., 201 West Main, Suite 201, Missoula, Montana 59802 within 21 days after the date of service of this summons. In the case of your failure to appear  and defend the complaint of Nicole Hyman, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.  1. This action is brought for the purpose of quieting title to land situated in Lake  County, Montana, Geocode No.: 15-3467-36-1-05-02-0000, and more particularly described as:  SILVER ROCK PINES, S36, T24, N, R21 W, Lot 002, LOT 2  WITNESS my hand and seal of seal Court, the 20th day of December, 2021. /S/ Lyn Fricker, Deputy Clerk Published on December 22nd, 29th, & January 5th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

LEGAL NOTICE The St. Ignatius Town Council has adopted on first reading a revised and amended City Ordinance 2-1-101, Street Vendor Addition. The council will take public comment before taking final action at the January 3, 2023, city council meeting at 6:00 P.M. at City Hall on 12 First Avenue, St. Ignatius. The council anticipates that this change, if adopted on second/final reading on January 3, 2023, will become effective thirty days after final approval/adoption. For more information on the revised and amended City Ordinance 2-1-101, Street Vendor Addition, please contact City Hall at 745-3791. Mary Leishman, Clerk-Treasurer Published on December 22nd & 29th, 2022. MNAXLP __________________________

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