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Legals for October, 6 2022

| October 6, 2022 12:00 AM

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-22-156 MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE MATTER OF THE NAME CHANGE OF LEIGH ANN KENNING, NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME Petitioner, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT Petitioner, Leigh Ann Kenning, has petitioned the District Court for the Twentieth Judicial District for a change of name from Leigh Ann Kenning to Rebecca Leigh Allen, and the hearing on the Petition for Change of Name will be heard by a District Court Judge on the 20th day of October, 2022 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 16th day of September 2022 LYN FRICKER Clerk of the District Court By: M. Chapman, Deputy Clerk Published on September 22nd, & 29th, October 6th, & 13th, 2022. MNAXLP

Invitation to Bid Sealed bids will be received up to and including 3:00 PM on October 20th, 2022, and will be publicly opened and read aloud in the office of Design and Construction, 1522 Ninth Avenue, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701, for the: Big Arm Archery Range Project, FWP # 7218000 near Big Arm, MT. Bids shall be submitted on the form provided within the Contract Documents. The Contract Documents may be view & Parks website at: https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/ design-and-construction/ upcoming-bid-openings A refundable deposit of -0- is required for each plan set. A PRE-BID IS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 13, 2022 AT 11:00 A.M. PARTICPANTS SHOULD MEET AT THE MAIN PARKING LOT AT BIG ARM UNIT STATE PARK. ATTENDENCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED If you would like any further information, please contact Randi Rognlie, Project Manager (406) 841-4019. All bids over $25,000.00 must be accompanied by a bid security meeting the requirements of the State of Montana in the amount of 10% of the total bid. After award, the successful bidder must furnish an approved Performance Security and a Labor & Material Payment Security each in the amount of 100% of the contract. No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least thirty (30) calendar days after the scheduled time for receipt of bids except as noted in the Instruction to Bidders. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any and all irregularities or informalities and the right to determine what constitutes any and all irregularities or informalities. The State of Montana makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's ability to compete in the bidding and/or selection process. In order for the state to make such accommodations, applicants must make known any needed accommodation to the individual project managers or agency contacts listed in the contract documents. Persons using TDD may call the Montana Relay Service at 1-800-253-4091. DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT OF FISH, WILDLIFE AND PARKS STATE OF MONTANA Published on October 6th, 13th, & 20th, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE To be sold for cash at a Trustee's Sale on February 13th, 2023, at 11:00 AM on the front steps at the Lake County Courthouse located at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860, the following described real property situated in Lake County, State of Montana: Lot 2: A Tract of land located in a portion of the SE1/4/NW1/4 of Section 28, T.22 N., R. 19 W., P.M.M., Lake County, Montana, described as follows: The true point of beginning being a set 5/8" X 24" rebar with 1 1/4" YPC Stamped M. Carstens 5940 LS, said true point of beginning bears S89° 57' 24" W 20.00 feet from the C 1/4 corner of Section 28, T. 22 N., R. 19 W., P.M.M., Lake County, Montana (per C.O.S. 3223), a found 5/8" rebar; thence S 89° 57'24" W for 326.95 feet to a set 5/8" X 24" rebar with 1 1/4 YPC stamped M. Carstens 5940 LS; thence N0°01'43" W for 330.17 feet to a set 5/8" x 24" rebar with 1 1/4" YPC stamped M. Carstens 5940 LS; Thence N89° 55'00" E for 326.66 feet to a set 5/8" X 24" rebar with 1 1/4" YPC stamped M. Carstens 5940 LS; thence S 0° 04'43" E for 330.40 feet to a set 5/8" X 24" rebar with 1/14" YPC stamped M. Carstens 5940 LS, to the true point of beginning, the area being 2.48 acres, subject to and in favor of all restrictions, reservations, and easements, apparent or of record. More commonly known as 39471 Minesinger Ln, Polson, MT 59860-7306. Lori Ann Harbour and John L. Stokes, as Grantors, conveyed said real property to Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as designated nominee for Quicken Loans LLC, Beneficiary of the security instrument, its successors and assigns, by Deed of Trust dated on April 23, 2020, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Lake County, State of Montana, on May 12, 2020, as Instrument No. 577015, of Official Records. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows: Assignee: Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC Assignment Dated: June 1, 2022 Assignment Recorded: June 2, 2022 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 598517 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 September 15, 2022, as Instrument No. 601153, 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 March 1, 2022, 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 $196,234.09, interest in the sum of $4,839.76, and other amounts due and payable in the amount of $276.16 for a total amount owing of $201,350.01, 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 27th day of September, 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. MT11680 Published on October 6th, 13th & 20th, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause# 22-0206-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: ANDREW ANDREW JR. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Michael J. Irvine, 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 22 day of September 2022 Address: /s/ Michael J. Irvine Personal Representative Michael J. Irvine PO Box 357 Ronan, MT. 59864 Published on September 29th, October 6th, & 13th, 2022. MNAXLP

Notice of November 8, 2022, General Election, Notice of Close of Regular Voter Registration and Option for Late Registration Notice is hereby given that in Lake County on November 8, 2022, a General Election will be held for the purpose of electing federal, state, and county candidates. The following ballot issue will also be considered: "Shall the Lake County Commissioners be authorized to levy 3 mills per year for two years which will generate the approximate amount of $201,285.00 per year, for the sole purpose of building (2) two Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant bathrooms, for public use (1) one at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ronan, (1) one at Pleasant View & Former Catholic Cemetery in St. Ignatius and build a new maintenance building at Lakeview Cemetery in Polson. The levy is for a duration of two years only. All property owners in Lake County except in the Swan Lake and Ferndale area (Precincts FER 1, SWA 1 & 2) are subject to the levy." The above-mentioned election will be conducted by Polling Place. The polls will be open at 7 AM and continue to be open until 8 PM, on election day. All active and inactive electors of Lake County are entitled to vote in the election. **Inactive electors may reactivate by appearing at the polling place in order to vote, by requesting an absentee ballot in any election, or by notifying the County Election Administrator in writing of the elector & current address in the county. If you have moved, please update your registration information by completing the voter registration application at https://sosmt.gov/elections/forms and submitting it to the county election office. 106 4th Ave E Polson MT 59860. Ballots will be mailed to active absentee electors only, on October 14, 2022. If you do not receive an absentee ballot and wish to do so, contact the elections office at 406-883-7268 for instructions on how to register or update your registration to receive an absentee ballot. Regular* registration for the election will close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. *If you miss the October 11th regular registration deadline, you may still register for the election by appearing in person at the county election office until noon on Monday, November 7, 2022. Call the elections office at 406-883-7268 or e-mail tkramer@lakemt.gov if you have questions or need assistance with voter registration. DATED this 14th day of September 2022. /s/Toni Kramer Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on September 22nd, & 29th & October 6th, 2022. MNAXLP

UPDATED Notice of November 8, 2022, General Election and Notice of Close of Regular Voter Registration and Option for Late Registration Notice is hereby given that in Lake County on November 8, 2022, a General Election will be held for the purpose of electing federal, state, and county candidates. The following ballot issue will also be considered: "Shall the Lake County Commissioners be authorized to levy 3 mills per year for two years which will generate the approximate amount of $201,285.00 per year, for the sole purpose of building (2) two Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant bathrooms, for public use (1) one at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ronan, (1) one at Pleasant View & Former Catholic Cemetery in St. Ignatius and build a new maintenance building at Lakeview Cemetery in Polson. The levy is for a duration of two years only. All property owners in Lake County except in the Swan Lake and Ferndale area (Precincts FER 1, SWA 1 & 2) are subject to the levy." The above-mentioned election will be conducted by Polling Place. The polls will be open at 7 AM and continue to be open until 8 PM, on election day. All active and inactive electors of Lake County are entitled to vote in the election. **Inactive electors may reactivate by appearing at the polling place in order to vote, by requesting an absentee ballot in any election, or by notifying the County Election Administrator in writing of the elector's current address in the county. If you have moved, please update your registration information by completing the voter registration application at https://sosmt.gov/elections/forms and submitting it to the county election office. 106 4th Ave E Polson MT 59860. Ballots will be mailed to active absentee electors only, on October 14, 2022. If you do not receive an absentee ballot and wish to do so, contact the elections office at 406-883-7268 for instructions on how to register or update your registration to receive an absentee ballot. Regular* registration for the election will close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. *NOTE: If you miss the October 11 th regular registration deadline, you may still register for the election by appearing in person at the county election office before 8 pm on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2022. 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 e-mail tkramer@lakemt.gov if you have questions or need assistance with voter registration. DATED this 26th day of September 2022 /s/Toni Kramer Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on October 6th, 2022. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at 2:30 pm in the Office of the Lake County Commissioners, Room 211 of the Lake County Courthouse (virtual attendance via ZOOM is an option) on the following item: LAKESHORE PROTECTION REGULATIONS AMENDMENT On September 14, 2022 the Lake County Planning Board held a public hearing to review proposed amendments to the Lake County Lakeshore Protection Regulations. The amendments included all sections of the regulations, as well as the addition of new proposed regulations. The Planning Board recommended that the Board of Lake County Commissioners could adopt the amendments with the conditions of approval that the Lake County Commissioners legal counsel review and comment, specifically on Sections 1-4 and 3-2, and that the following comment from the Planning Board be presented to the Lake County Commissioners: "The Lake County Planning Board strongly urges that before the newly revised Lake County Lakeshore Regulations be adopted, the Lake County Commissioners make concerted efforts to promote, publicize, and urge the adoption and enforcement of similar or equal regulations by all parties who own, control, or regulate lakeshore properties in Lake County, including CS&KT, the State of Montana, and the City of Polson". The Board of Lake County Commissioners will review the Planning Board's recommendation and the proposed amendments for conformance with the criteria for issuance of a permit found in 75-7- 207, MCA, make any revisions or amendments determined necessary, and may pass a resolution of intention to adopt the amendments. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Please contact the Commissioner's Office at cleverich@lakemt.gov or kstinger@lakemt.gov or at (406) 883-7204 about attending the meeting virtually. Published on October 6th, 2022. MNAXLP

INVITATION FOR BIDS Bids on the following projects will be received by the Montana Department of Transportation, Construction Contracting Bureau, until 9:00 a.m. on October 27, 2022. All bids will then be reviewed for correctness and then publicly read in the Department's assigned room. 206 SWAN LAKE - SOUTH STPP 83-2(23)48 The Swan Lake - South project is located in Lake County on Highway 83 from RP 70.5 to 65.2 (North Section - Section 1) and from RP 54.0 to 47.8 (South Section - Section 2). The middle section from RP 65.2 to 54.0 is not included in this contract. The following work is proposed in each section: North Section -Section 1 (RP 70.5 to 65.2) Asphalt mill, under scrub seal, asphalt overlay, seal & cover, and fog seal. New pavement markings, signing, delineation, and sinusoidal centerline rumble strips. South Section - Section 2 (RP 54.0 to 47.8) Crack seal, mastic fill/seal, seal & cover, and fog seal. Minor bridge work and asphalt mill/overlay at the bridge and roadway approaches of the Lion Creek structure. New pavement markings, signing, and delineation. 211 SPRING CR RD - MINESINGER TRL, SF 189 GLOVER ROAD SAFETY NH 5-2(188)49, HSIP 24(66) NH 5-2(187)49 - This resurfacing project on US Highway 93 North in Lake County begins north of Spring Creek Road about 1.7 miles north of Ronan, at reference post 48.8, and extends 7.1 miles north through the town of Pablo to north of Minesinger Trail to reference post 56.0. Scope includes crack sealing, seal & cover, fog seal, rumble strips, new pavement markings and signing. Crack Seal and fog seal on the existing shared use path will also be done. HSIP 24(66) - Guardrail, signing, solar flashing beacon, and approach grading on Glover Road in Lake County. The project begins at RP 0.78 near the bridge over Pablo A Canal and proceeds east to RP 0.66 on Local Road (L-24-234). Bid proposals, plans, cross-sections, dirt runs & erosion control plans, if available, and full instructions to bidders may be obtained from the Construction Contracting Bureau's website: http://www.mdt.mt.gov/business/contracting under the "Bid Package" link. Additional bid letting information is also available on this website. Any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement is subject to all appropriate state and federal civil rights laws. The prime and subcontractors are required to pay the wage rates set out in the bid proposal. MDT will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the award, performance or administration of any MDT contract or in the administration of its DBE program (49 CFR Part 26). MDT attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in any service, program or activity of the department. Alternate accessible formats of this document will be provided upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in MDT bid lettings, call the Civil Rights Bureau at 444-6331 or TTY 406-444-7696 [TTY 1-800-335-7592 (toll free)]. MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Loran Frazier, Chairperson Montana Transportation Commission Malcolm "Mack" Long Director of Transportation Published on October 6th & 13th, 2022. MNAXL

Makenzi Mansfield MONTANA ELDER LAW, INC. 2687 Palmer Street, Ste. D Missoula, MT 59808 P: (406) 549-0306 F: (406) 519-2705 Email:makenzi@mtelderlaw.com Attorney for Personal Representatives MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT LAKE COUNTY Cause No. DP 22 - 72 Dept. No. 2 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF GREGORY MARK GROSSI, DECEASED 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 Karen Howell or Otto Grossi as Co-Personal Representatives, return receipt requested, at 2687 Palmer Street, Ste. D, Missoula, MT 59808, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Montana that the foregoing is true and correct. DATED this 23 day of September, 2022. Karen Howell, Co-Personal Representative Otto Grossi, Co-Personal Representative MONTANA ELDER LAW, INC. Makenzi Mansfield Attorney for Personal Representative Published on October 6th, 13th & 20th, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause No. 22-0219-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: MARIAN R. ANDREW Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Dale Renee Pierre 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 12th_of_September, 2022. Dale Renee Pierre Personal Representative Address: Dale Renee Pierre P.O. Box 1314 Polson, MT 59860 Published on September 22nd, 29th, & October 6th, 2022. MNAXLP

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