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| June 2, 2022 12:00 AM

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE To be sold for cash at a Trustee's Sale on September 15, 2022, at 11:00 AM on the front steps of the Lake County Courthouse, 106 Fourth Avenue East, Polson, MT, the following described real property situated in Lake County, State of Montana: Lot 6 Block 6 of Riverside Addition to the City of Polson, a platted subdivision located in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (SE1/4SW1/4) of Section 4, Township 22 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Lake County, Montana, as described on the plat dedication of said subdivision on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. More commonly known as 302 7th Avenue West, Polson, MT 59860. Brian H. McDonald, as Grantor, conveyed said real property to First American Title & Escrow, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Washtenaw Mortgage Co., by Deed of Trust dated on December 30, 1995, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Lake County, State of Montana, on January 3, 1996, as Instrument No. 371077, and re-recorded on January 4, 1996, as Instrument No. 371121, and re-recorded on January 4, 1996, as Entry No. 371121, of Official Records. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows: Assignee: Colonial Mortgage Co Assignment Dated: February 1, 1998 Assignment Recorded: February 6, 1998 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 387758 Assignee: First Horizon Home Loan Corporation Assignment Dated: April 7, 2000 Assignment Recorded: May 8, 2000 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 407902 Assignee: MetLife Home Loans, a Division of MetLife Bank, N.A. Assignment Dated: July 29, 2008 Assignment Recorded: September 17, 2008 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 492335 Assignee: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Assignment Dated: April 8, 2013 Assignment Recorded: April 26, 2013 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 528259 Assignee: Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC Assignment Dated: August 10, 2017 Assignment Recorded: August 14, 2017 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 557159 All in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder for Lake County, Montana. Jason J. Henderson is the Successor Trustee pursuant to a Substitution of Trustee recorded in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, State of Montana, on March 3, 2022, as Instrument No. 596486, of Official Records. The Beneficiary has declared a default in the terms of said Deed of Trust due to the Grantor(s) failure to make monthly payments beginning July 1, 2019, and each month subsequent, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation and other charges against the property or loan. By reason of said default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable. The total amount due on this obligation is the principal sum of $23,512.87, interest in the sum of $5,201.58, escrow advances of $5,373.29, other amounts due and payable in the amount of $-3,117.30 for a total amount owing of $30,970.44, plus accruing interest, late charges, and other fees and costs that may be incurred or advanced. The Beneficiary anticipates and may disburse such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantor. If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee's fees and attorney's fees, costs and expenses of the sale, and late charges, if any. Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the 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 warranty of title, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale is being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having an interest in the property, has the right, at any time prior to the Trustee's Sale, to pay to the Beneficiary, or the successor in interest to the 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 by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Deed of Trust with Successor Trustee's and attorney's fees. In the event that all defaults are cured the foreclosure will be dismissed and the foreclosure sale will be canceled. The scheduled Trustee's Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason. In the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Successor Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Dated this 4th day of May, 2022. Jason J. Henderson Substitute Trustee 38 2nd Avenue East Dickinson, ND 58601 Telephone: 801-355-2886 Office Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8AM-5PM (MST) File No. MT10625 Published on May 26 and June 2, June 9, 2022. MNAXLP

LAKE COUNTY JOINT AIRPORT BOARD POLSON AIRPORT INVITATION TO BID The LAKE COUNTY JOINT AIRPORT BOARD is formally requesting electronic bids for construction services for the Polson Airport Pavement Maintenance Project. The Airport will select one contractor based on the lowest, responsive and responsible bid submittal that fits within their budget. Parties interested in submitting a bid for this project should contact Keith Belden with Morrison-Maierle at or by calling (406) 542.4823. Electronic bids will be accepted until 2:00 pm, local time on June 7, 2022. The full invitation to bid may be seen on Morrison-Maierle's website at (under the heading of "Contact Us" and "Projects Bidding") or at the online bid service The QuestCDN project number is: 8211860. Published on May 19, May 26 and June 2, 2022. MNAXLP

SECTION 001000 - INVITATION FOR BIDS AGATE COURT HOUSING PROJECT The Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority (hereinafter, "OWNER") will receive bids at 56243 U.S. Hwy 93, Pablo, MT 59864 until 3:00 p.m. local time, June 21, 2022, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud, for the construction of the Agate Court Housing Project. Bidding: BIDS will be accepted for consideration, until 3:00 p.m. local time on June 21, 2022, at the office of the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority, in Pablo, Montana. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope (bidders submitting bids for multiple Lots may use one envelope) addressed to the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority 56243 U.S. Hwy 93 Pablo, MT 59864 (if shipped) or Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority P.O. Box 38, Pablo, MT 59855 *if mailed*. Each sealed envelope containing a BID must be plainly marked on the outside as "BID for Agate Court Housing Project Lot # or Lots # __, #__." Bidder to indicate Lot Number(s) they are bidding on, and the envelope should bear on the outside, the name of the BIDDER, his or her address and his or her contractor license number. If forwarded by mail the sealed envelope containing the BID must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the OWNER. All BIDS shall be submitted on the form provided in the specification Documents. All blank spaces must be filled in, in ink or typewritten. The BID form just be fully completed and executed when submitted. Any BIDS with conditions or qualifications will not be accepted only one copy of the BID form is required. Any BID may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of BIDS or authorized postponement thereof. No BIDDER may withdraw a BID within thirty (30) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Should there be reasons why the CONTRACT cannot be awarded within the specified period, the time may be extended. Each BIDDER will provide a subcontractor and supplier list with their BID. *Mail delivery first passes through the Tribal mail room and is then delivered to the Housing Authority. Mailed BIDS, therefore, may not be received by the Housing Authority office before the BID Closing time and date unless mailing is allowed extra time. Mailed BIDS received by the Housing Authority after the BID closing time and date, will be considered non-responsive and will be returned unopened. The BIDDER will be responsible to ensure its mailed BID has been received before the BID Closing time and date. BIDS received after this time will not be accepted. No faxed BIDS will be allowed. Pre-BID Conference: A Pre-BID Conference will be held on June 7, 2022, at the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority in Pablo, Montana, at 3:00 p.m. local time. All BIDDERS are required to attend. BID Documents: Project documents are available at Bidders may download digital files at no cost; Hardcopy sets are available with a refundable deposit of $200 per set plus a non-refundable fee of $30 per set for handling to be submitted by separate checks. General Contractor may obtain two set of documents; Mech/Elec/First Tier subcontractors may obtain one set of documents via checks payable to Architects West and mailed to Abadan Reprographics, 603 E. 2nd Ave Spokane, WA 99202. Deposits will be returned on receipt of documents for a period of ten days after bid opening, provided they are complete and in clean, usable condition. Additional or partial sets may be purchased. Bidders are required to register as a plan holder at, and select "Add me as a Plan Holder". Questions regarding the plan room contact Auron (509) 747-2964 or A complete set of contract documents will also be filed with: Exchanges of Montana: (Missoula, Kalispell, Billings, Great Falls, Bozeman, Butte, and Helena) Associated Builders & Contractors, 1760 E. Trent Ave., Spokane, WA 99202 Abadan Regional Plan Center, 603 E. 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 Associated General Contractors, 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Ste. 100, Boise, ID 83702 Spokane Regional Plan Center, 209 N. Havana, Spokane, WA 99202 BONDS: A BID GUARANTEE of not less than 5% of the total BID amount, payable to the OWNER, is required for all BIDS in excess of $25,000. The BID guarantee shall be a certified check, bank draft, U.S. BOND at par value or a BID BOND secured by a surety company. Personal checks are not acceptable. If Bidder is submitting a bid on multiple Lots, submit one combined Bond. The BID GUARANTEE will not be returned until the PERFORMANCE and PAYMENT BONDS are verified, executed and approved after which it will be returned. The proposal procedures and award of the CONTRACT will be conducted in accordance with the Instruction to BIDDERS (form HUD 5369), General Conditions of the CONTRACT for Construction (form HUD 5370), and the selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Ordinance 101A, in its most current form. A Performance BOND and a Payment BOND each in the amount of 100 percent (100%) of the CONTRACT price (with a corporate surety approved by the OWNER) will be required to ensure faithful performance of the CONTRACT. Attorneys-in-fact who sign BID BONDS or Payment BONDS and Performance BONDS must file with each BOND a certified and effective date copy of their power of attorney. The party(s) to whom the CONTRACT(s) are awarded will be required to execute the CONTRACT and obtain the Performance BOND and Payment BOND within ten (10) calendar days from the date when NOTICE OF AWARD is delivered to the BIDDER. The NOTICE OF AWARD shall be accompanied by the necessary CONTRACT and BOND forms. In case of failure of the BIDDER to execute the Contract, the OWNER, at his or her option consider the BIDDER in default, in which case the BID Bond accompanying the proposal shall become property of the OWNER. Within ten (10) days of receipt of the NOTICE OF AWARD, BIDDER shall sign the CONTRACT and return to such Party two executed duplicates of the CONTRACT, the acceptable Performance BOND, Payment Bond and Contract signed by the Party to whom the CONTRACT was awarded. Once the OWNER receives these documents they shall have fifteen (15) days to receive attorneys review and sign the CONTRACT. If the OWNER does not execute the CONTRACT within such period, the BIDDER may by written notice withdraw his or her signed CONTRACT. Such notice of withdrawal shall be effective upon receipt of the notice by the OWNER. The NOTICE TO PROCEED shall be issued within fifteen (15) days of the execution of the CONTRACT by the OWNER. Should there be reasons why the NOTICE TO PROCEED cannot be issued within such period; the time may be extended by mutual agreement between the OWNER and CONTRACTOR. If the NOTICE TO PROCEED has not been issued within the ten (10) day period or within the period mutually agreed upon, the CONTRACTOR may terminate the CONTRACT without further liability on the part of either party. This is an Indian Preference BID. Tribal Contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of BIDS. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your BID in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. You must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference. It is the sole responsibility of the BIDDER to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference Certification from the Indian Preference Office. Contact Melinda Charlo, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1045, or The project is funded by the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority, therefore a Davis Bacon Wage rates are provided. This overall project is comprised of five (5) detached single family two-bedroom homes each on a specific Lot, with two being handicap accessible homes. Bidders may submit bids for one Lot/Home, or any number of Lot/Homes up to all five (5). Each BIDDER is responsible for reading and being thoroughly familiar with the BID Documents. The failure or omission of any BIDDER to do any of the foregoing shall in no way relieve any BIDDER from any obligation to his or her BID. Right to reject any and all BIDS: This advertisement for BIDS does not commit the OWNER to award a CONTRACT, nor to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of the BIDS or to the procurement of supplies. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all BIDS, if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such BIDDER fails to satisfy the OWNER that such BIDDER is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the CONTRACT and to complete the work contemplated therein, to waive any informalities or irregularities and to re-advertise when it is in the best interest of the OWNER. The OWNER may make such investigations as deemed necessary to determine the ability of the BIDDER to perform the work, and the BIDDER shall furnish to the OWNER all such information and data for this purpose as the OWNER may request. For questions, contact the Housing Authority: (406) 675-4491, ext. 1520, or Nolan Michel, Construction Coordinator Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority P.O. Box 38 Pablo, MT 59855 Published on May 26, 2022, and June 2, 2022. MNAXLP

CALL FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Board of Trustees of Arlee Joint School District #8, Lake, Missoula and Sanders Counties, will receive sealed Request for Proposals until Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 2:00 p.m. for renovation of the Science Classroom and Main Office Areas of Arlee High School. RFPs will be submitted to Arlee Joint School District 8 at 72220 Fyant Street, Arlee, MT 59821, 406-726-3216 x5. Request for Proposals Terms and Conditions to bidders may be obtained by contacting A&E Design, 222 North Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT 59802, 406-721-5643. Full advertisement for bids may be viewed at or obtained from A&E Design. Prebid meeting: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Arlee High School Arlee Public Schools Lonnie Morin District Clerk Published on May 26, 2022, and June 2, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OF CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION PONDERILLA HILLS WSD, MONTANA WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT May 12, 2022 The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has reviewed the above-named project. The project consists of installing approximately 4,400 lineal feet of 2-inch to 4-inch water main with all associated valves, blowoff hydrants, fittings, service lines, meter pits, service connections and surface repair. The proposed project will replace aging and undersized water distribution main along Ponderilla Drive and water transmission main between the existing pumphouse and well Number 2. Pursuant to ARM 17.40.318, the Department has concluded that the proposed project meets the Categorical Exclusion criteria of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Montana Environmental Policy Act (MEPA). The Categorical Exclusion may be revoked if the project is not initiated within the time period specified in the planning documents, a new or modified application is submitted, or new evidence demonstrates serious local or environmental issues exist, or state, local, tribal, or federal laws are violated. The documentation for the Categorical Exclusion is available for public review at the following locations: Department of Environmental Quality Ponderilla Hills WSD State Revolving Fund Loan Program 27744 Ponderilla Drive 1520 East Sixth Avenue Polson, MT 59860 Helena, MT 59601 Sincerely, Mark Smith, Program Supervisor Engineering Bureau Water Quality Division Montana Department of Environmental Quality Published on June 2, 2022. MNAXLP

UPPER WEST SHORE SCHOOL DISTRICT #33 LAKE COUNTY INTENT TO RESOLVE SCHOOL BOND DEBT WHEREAS , pursuant to Section 20-6-604, Montana Code Annotated, the Board of Trustees of Upper West Shore School District, has sold the Rollins School and parcel of land particularly described as follows: Legal Description: Lot 1 of the Original Townsite of Rollins , Lake County, Montana, according to the map or plat on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana NOW , THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Trustees of Upper West Shore School District, has further clarified their intent for the use of the above funds. The fu11her intent being the Early Payment of the School Bond In Full, and establishing a Quality Educator Incentive for Teachers to hire, retain, and promote longevity and continuity of a stable teaching staff. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED , in accordance with District practice and is required by Sections 20-6-604 and 20-20-204, Montana Code Annotated, this Resolution shall be posted in three different places in the district and published in the Lake County Leader, the news paper of general circulation in the District. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the resolution shall become effective fourteen (14) days after such publication and posting if, in accordance with Section 20-6-604, Montana Code Annotated, no taxpayer appeals this Resolution prior to June 16, 2022, By filing a verified petition with the Clerk of the District Court setting out in detail the objection to the adoption of the Resolution to resolve indebtedness from the school bond and promote a stable teaching staff. As outlined by Title 20, Chapter 9, Part 2 of the Montana Code Annotated, "transfer may be made from one budgeted fund to another budget fund or between the final budget and a budget amendment for a budgeted fund whenever the trustees de term in e, in their discretion, that the transfer of funds is necessary to improve the efficiency of spending within the district or when an action of the trustees results in savings in one budgeted fund that can be put to more efficient use in another budgeted fund" . BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all monies resulting from the sale of the Property shall become a part of Miscellaneous Funds 15, to include the satisfaction and release of the existing school bond. DATED this 16th day of May, 2022 BOARD OF TRUSTEES /s/ Greg Simonson Greg Simonson, Chairperson of the Board ATTEST: /s/ Carlee Schnase Carlee Schnase, Clerk of the Board Published on May 26, 2022, and June 2, 2022. MNAXLP

Amy M. Scott Smith WORDEN THANE P.C. 321 W. Broadway St., Ste. 300 Missoula, MT 59802 Telephone: (406) 721-3400 Email: Attorneys for Co-Personal Representatives MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: ROSANNA MARY LONGACRE, Deceased. Probate No.:. DP-22-30 Dept. No.: 1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed Co-Personal Representatives 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 STEVEN A. LONGACRE and WILLIAM B. LONGACRE, the Co-Personal Representatives, return receipt requested, at c/o Worden Thane P.C., 321 W. Broadway St., Ste. 300, Missoula, MT 59802, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. DATED this 1st day of May, 2022. /s/ Steven A. Longacre STEVEN A. LONGACRE /s/ William B. Longacre WILLIAM B. LONGACRE Worden Thane P.C. Attorneys for Co-Personal Representatives /s/ Amy M. Scott Smith Amy M. Scott Smith Published on May 19, 2022, May 26, 2022, and June 2, 2022. MNAXLP

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