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| October 13, 2022 12:00 AM

AUDIT PUBLICATION An audit of the affairs of the City of Polson has been Conducted by Denning, Downey & Associates, CPA's. The audit covered the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020 And June 30, 2021.Section 2-7-521, MCA, requires the Publication of the following summary of significant Findings. Summary of Significant Findings The audit report for the City of Polson for the fiscal year Ended June 20, 2020, and June 20, 2021, were unmodified. The audit report also contained several other auditor's reports. Following is a list of the reports and a summary of the findings included in each. This is only a summary and is not intended to be used as an audit report. 1. Report on Compliance and on Internal Control Over Financial Reporting Based on an Audit of Financial Statements Performed In Accordance with Government Auditing Standards. This report Contained findings in the following matters: a) Utility Billing Procedures and Collections b) Timeliness of RRGL Grant Requests c) Timely Filing of Annual Financial Report 2. Report on Other Compliance, Financial and Internal Accounting Control Matters. This report contained no findings. 3. Report on Audit Report Recommendations. This report summarized The findings from the prior audit report, and noted the action taken on them. a) Timely Filing of Annual financial Report (Repeated) Public Inspection of Audit Report The complete audit report is on file in its entirety and is open to Public inspection at City Hall. Very Truly Yours, Kimberly Sassaman, Finance Officer, City of Polson Published on October 13th, 2022 MNAXLP

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS City of Polson Polson, MT Well House, Well 8 Project General Notice City of Polson (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project: Well House, Well 8 Project Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the City Hall located at 106 1st St E, Polson, MT 59860, until Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project includes the following Work: Installation of approximately 50 feet of 8-IN PVC C900 water main, flushing and disinfection of water main, concrete foundation pad, and construction of a well house and appurtenances including and not limited to: piping, pipe supports, electrical, equipment, chemical tanks, tubing and pumps. Bids are requested for the following Contract: Well House, Well 8 Project Obtaining the Bidding Documents The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: HDR 700 SW Higgins Ave., Suite 200 Missoula, MT 59803 To obtain Bidding Documents either electronically or hard copies, contact: Devie Bessette with HDR at (406) 532-2200 or Devie.Bessette@hdrinc.com. The contact person for design questions is: Ken Demmons, PE with HDR. He can be contacted at (406) 417-6102 or ken.demmons@hdrinc.com. Prospective Bidders may obtain or examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM local time, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described above. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. Electronic bidding documents in portable document format (PDF) are available free of charge by contacting Devie Bessette at 406-532-2200 or devie.bessette@hdrinc.com. Documents will either be emailed or a link to a OneDrive site will be provided for downloading bidding documents. Additional Bid Requirements Bids must be sealed and clearly marked as 'Well House, Well 8 Project" on the outside envelope. Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid Bond payable to the City of Polson, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. The successful bidder shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful bidder and a certificate of that insurance shall be provided. If the Invitation to Bid is amended, then all terms and conditions which are not modified remain unchanged. It is the bidder's responsibility to keep informed of any changes to the solicitation. Bidders must sign and return with their bid an Acknowledgment of Addendum for any addendum issued. Bids that fail to include an Acknowledgement of Addendum may be considered unresponsive. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the Owner. Bidders are responsible for reviewing all bidding documents. For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents. This Advertisement is issued by: Owner: City of Polson By: Kim Sassaman Title: City Finance Office Published on October 13th & 20th, 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-22-156 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

Lewis N. Stoddard, Bar No. 60723896 Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. 300 W. Main Street, Suite 150 Boise, ID 83702 Phone: 801-355-2886 Facsimile: 801-328-9714 Email: lewis@hwmlawfirm.com Attorney for Plaintiff | HWM File No. MT11548 MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT LAKE COUNTY SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION Case No.: DV-24-2022-0000142-FO U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as owner trustee for RCF 2 Acquisition Trust c/o U.S. Bank Trust National Association, Plaintiff, v. The Unknown Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Douglas D. Duncan; Kelly Duncan; and Unknown Parties in possession of or with an interest in the real property commonly known as: 112 6th Ave W, Polson, MT 59860, Defendants. To: The Unknown Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Douglas D. Duncan; Kelly Duncan; and Unknown Parties in possession of or with an interest in the real property commonly known as: 112 6th Ave W, Polson, MT 59860 A lawsuit has been filed against you for amongst other things, foreclosure of real property located in the County of Lake, State of Montana. The real property has an address of 112 6th Ave W, Polson, MT 59860 and is more particularly described as follows: Land situated in the County of Lake in the State of MT Lot 11 in Block 22 of the original Townsite of Polson, according to the map or plat thereof on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. Within 21 days after service of this summons on you or (42 days if you are the State of Montana, a state agency, or a state officer or employee, or 60 days if you are the United States of America, or federal agency), you must serve on the plaintiff an answer to the attached complaint or a motion under Rule 12 of the Montana Rules of Civil Procedure. Do not include the day you were served in your calculation of time. The answer or motion must be served on the plaintiff or plaintiff's attorney, if plaintiff is represented by an attorney, whose name and address are listed above. If you fail to respond, judgment by default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. You also must file your answer or motion with the court. Date: September 29, 2022 /s/ CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT Published on October 13th, 20th, & 27th, 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

Lake County Attorney's Office JAMES RAYMOND, Chief Civil Deputy Lake County Courthouse 106 4st Avenue East Polson, MT 59860 406.883.7231 IN THE DISTRICT COURT , COUNTY OF LAKE, STATE OF MONTANA Cause No: DP-22-70 NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN RE THE ESTATE OF; HARRIET F. ROSS, Decedent, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR, LAKE COUNTY, MT Petitioner The Personal Representative of the Estate of Harriet F. Ross sends GREETINGS to all creditors of the herein above captioned Estate: Notice is hereby given to all creditors of the Estate that any and all creditors must present any claims against it within four months of the date of the first publication hereof, or such claims shall be forever barred, all pursuant to Section 72-3-801, MCA. Claims may be presented to the Clerk of Court, at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, Montana, 59860, or to the Personal Representative, by and through the attorney to the Estate, James Raymond, Lake County Chief Civil Deputy, at the address appearing above. Dated this 10th day of October, 2022._ Katie Harding, Personal Representative, Lake County Public Administrator Published on October 13th, 20th & 27th, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOND ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Trustees (the "Board") of Elementary School District No. JT&8 (Arlee), Lake, Missoula and Sanders Counties (the "District"), that pursuant to a certain resolution duly adopted at a meeting of the Board on August 8, 2022, a special election of the registered voters of the District will be held on November 8, 2022, in conjunction with the general election. Two bond questions will be presented to qualified voters. Vote on both questions. GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS: Shall the Board of the District be authorized to sell and issue general obligation bonds of the District in the total principal amount of up to Six Million Dollars ($6,000,000), bearing interest at a rate or rates to be determined at the time of sale, payable semiannually during a term of not more than 25 years, for the purpose of paying a portion of the costs of designing, constructing, furnishing, and equipping an addition to the existing kindergarten through second grade building to create a consolidated kindergarten through sixth grade building, including classrooms and support spaces, a new library, administrative offices, and restrooms; upgrading mechanical, electrical, and information technology systems; reconfiguring existing kindergarten through second grade spaces; selective removal and/or repurposing of the existing grades three through six building; and site and utility work; related improvements and costs; and paying costs associated with the sale and issuance of the bonds? The full faith and credit and taxing power of the District will be pledged to the repayment of the District's general obligation bonds. The District may also use other available funds, including federal impact aid basic support payments to the extent available and within limitations, to pay debt service on the general obligation bonds. IMPACT AID REVENUE BONDS: Shall the Board of the District be authorized to sell and issue impact aid revenue bonds of the District in the total principal amount of up to Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000), bearing interest at a rate or rates to be determined at the time of sale, payable semiannually during a term of not more than 14 years, for the purpose of paying a portion of the costs of designing, constructing, furnishing, and equipping an addition to the existing kindergarten through second grade building to create a consolidated kindergarten through sixth grade building, including classrooms and support spaces, a new library, administrative offices, and restrooms; upgrading mechanical, electrical, and information technology systems; reconfiguring existing kindergarten through second grade spaces; selective removal and/or repurposing of the existing grades three through six building; and site and utility work; related improvements and costs; and paying costs associated with the sale and issuance of the bonds? Federal impact aid basic support payments to the District will be pledged to the repayment of the District's impact aid revenue bonds and no levy of property taxes will be made by the District on taxable property in the District to pay the impact aid revenue bonds. The total cost of designing, constructing, furnishing, and equipping the new school facility is estimated to be $14,500,000. Costs in excess of the proceeds of the general obligation bonds, in the total principal amount of up to $6,000,000, and the proceeds of impact aid revenue bonds, in the total principal amount of up to $3,000,000, are anticipated to be paid by a grant and other funds available to the District in the total amount of $5,500,000. The bonds are redeemable not later than the date that is one-half of the term for which they are issued. If either of the above propositions passes and the other does not pass, the Board is authorized to issue the approved bonds to pay costs of enlarging the existing kindergarten through second grade school building; provided, however, certain of the improvements noted in the ballot questions above may not be constructed. The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, 2022. The polling place for Lake County will be at the Arlee Senior Citizens Center, located at 34532 Wessinger, in Arlee, Montana; Missoula County - Buck Snort Steakhouse, 16995 US Highway 93 N in Evaro, Montana; and Sanders County - Dixon Senior Citizens Center, 35 3rd St. in Dixon, Montana. Absentee ballots will be mailed on October 14, 2022. Voters may request Absentee ballots according to the County they are registered in at the Lake County Election Office, Lake County Courthouse Room 121, 106 4th Ave E., in Polson, Montana; the Missoula County Election Center 140 N. Russell St., Missoula MT 59802; and the Sanders County Election Office 1111 Main St. Thompson Falls, MT 59873. Please note, all electors, as defined in MCA 20-20-301, are those who reside within the District and are registered to vote by the close of registration on October 11, 2022. For electors who miss the close of the registration deadline, such electors may register late and vote in the election by appearing in person at the county election office in which they reside: Lake County Election Office located at the Lake County Courthouse Room 121, 106 4th Ave E., Polson, Montana, Missoula County Election Center 140 N. Russell St., Missoula MT 59802 and Sanders County Election Office 1111 Main St. Thompson Falls, MT 59873 and providing to the County Election Administrator the electors' voter registration information in verifiable form prior to noon on November 7, 2022. DATED this 12th day of August 2022. /s/ Toni Kramer Lake County Election Administrator Published on October 13th, 20th & 27th, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOND ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Trustees (the "Board") of Elementary School District No. JT&8 (Arlee), Lake, Missoula and Sanders Counties (the "District"), that pursuant to a certain resolution duly adopted at a meeting of the Board on August 8, 2022, a special election of the registered voters of the District will be held on November 8, 2022, in conjunction with the general election. Two bond questions will be presented to qualified voters. Vote on both questions. GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS: Shall the Board of the District be authorized to sell and issue general obligation bonds of the District in the total principal amount of up to Six Million Dollars ($6,000,000), bearing interest at a rate or rates to be determined at the time of sale, payable semiannually during a term of not more than 25 years, for the purpose of paying a portion of the costs of designing, constructing, furnishing, and equipping an addition to the existing kindergarten through second grade building to create a consolidated kindergarten through sixth grade building, including classrooms and support spaces, a new library, administrative offices, and restrooms; upgrading mechanical, electrical, and information technology systems; reconfiguring existing kindergarten through second grade spaces; selective removal and/or repurposing of the existing grades three through six building; and site and utility work; related improvements and costs; and paying costs associated with the sale and issuance of the bonds? The full faith and credit and taxing power of the District will be pledged to the repayment of the District's general obligation bonds. The District may also use other available funds, including federal impact aid basic support payments to the extent available and within limitations, to pay debt service on the general obligation bonds. IMPACT AID REVENUE BONDS: Shall the Board of the District be authorized to sell and issue impact aid revenue bonds of the District in the total principal amount of up to Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000), bearing interest at a rate or rates to be determined at the time of sale, payable semiannually during a term of not more than 14 years, for the purpose of paying a portion of the costs of designing, constructing, furnishing, and equipping an addition to the existing kindergarten through second grade building to create a consolidated kindergarten through sixth grade building, including classrooms and support spaces, a new library, administrative offices, and restrooms; upgrading mechanical, electrical, and information technology systems; reconfiguring existing kindergarten through second grade spaces; selective removal and/or repurposing of the existing grades three through six building; and site and utility work; related improvements and costs; and paying costs associated with the sale and issuance of the bonds? Federal impact aid basic support payments to the District will be pledged to the repayment of the District's impact aid revenue bonds and no levy of property taxes will be made by the District on taxable property in the District to pay the impact aid revenue bonds. The total cost of designing, constructing, furnishing, and equipping the new school facility is estimated to be $14,500,000. Costs in excess of the proceeds of the general obligation bonds, in the total principal amount of up to $6,000,000, and the proceeds of impact aid revenue bonds, in the total principal amount of up to $3,000,000, are anticipated to be paid by a grant and other funds available to the District in the total amount of $5,500,000. The bonds are redeemable not later than the date that is one-half of the term for which they are issued. If either of the above propositions passes and the other does not pass, the Board is authorized to issue the approved bonds to pay costs of enlarging the existing kindergarten through second grade school building; provided, however, certain of the improvements noted in the ballot questions above may not be constructed. The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, 2022. The polling place for Lake County will be at the Arlee Senior Citizens Center, located at 34532 Wessinger, in Arlee, Montana; Missoula County - Buck Snort Steakhouse, 16995 US Highway 93 N in Evaro, Montana; and Sanders County - Dixon Senior Citizens Center, 35 3rd St. in Dixon, Montana. Absentee ballots will be mailed on October 14, 2022. Voters may request Absentee ballots according to the County they are registered in at the Lake County Election Office, Lake County Courthouse Room 121, 106 4th Ave E., in Polson, Montana; the Missoula County Election Center 140 N. Russell St., Missoula MT 59802; and the Sanders County Election Office 1111 Main St. Thompson Falls, MT 59873. Please note, all electors, as defined in MCA 20-20-301, are those who reside within the District and are registered to vote by the close of registration on October 11, 2022. For electors who miss the close of the registration deadline, such electors may register late and vote in the election by appearing in person at the county election office in which they reside: Lake County Election Office located at the Lake County Courthouse Room 121, 106 4th Ave E., Polson, Montana, Missoula County Election Center 140 N. Russell St., Missoula MT 59802 and Sanders County Election Office 1111 Main St. Thompson Falls, MT 59873 and providing to the County Election Administrator the electors' voter registration information in verifiable form prior to 8 pm on Election Day, November 8, 2022. DATED this 26th day of August 2022. /s/ Toni Kramer Lake County Election Administrator Published on October 13th, 20th & 27th, 2022. MNAXLP

Legal Notice The following is the ballot statement of an amendment to the Montana Constitution to be submitted to the voters of the state of Montana at the November 8, 2022 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(2) MCA, by Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 48 AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED BY THE LEGISLATURE AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 11, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION TO EXPLICITLY INCLUDE ELECTRONIC DATA AND COMMUNICATIONS IN SEARCH AND SEIZURE PROTECTIONS. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA: C-48 is a constitutional amendment to amend Article II, section 11 of the Montana Constitution to specifically protect electronic data and communications from unreasonable search and seizures. YES on Constitutional Amendment C-48 NO on Constitutional Amendment C-48. Published on October 13th & 27th 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

Hon. Deborah Kim Christopher Justice of the Peace Lake County Justice Court 106 4th Ave. E. Polson, MT 59860 Phone: 406-883-7360 MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY Cause No.: DV-2022-160 Hon.: Deborah Kim Christopher SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION WILLIAM R. CARAS, Plaintiff, vs, JAMES S. CARAS and LORNA K. CARAS, their successors and assigns, and all unknown owners, unknown heirs, or any unknown devisees of any deceased person, and all other persons, unknown, claiming or who might claim any right, title, estate, or interest in or lien or encumbrance upon the real properties described in the complaint adverse to Plaintiffs' ownership or any cloud upon Plaintiffs' title thereto, whether such claim or possible claim be present or contingent, Defendants. The State of Montana Sends Greetings to Defendants James and Lorna Caras: YOU, DEFENDANTS HEREIN, ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint for Possession in this action, which is filed in the office of the above named Justice Court, a copy of which is hereby served upon you, and to file your written answer and serve a copy thereof upon Plaintiff's attorney within ten (10) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default, for the relief demanded in the Complaint. A fee of $30.00 must accompany your answer. GIVEN under my hand this 4th day of October 2022 at 8:30a.m. /s/ Mary Rensvold Clerk of District Court Published on October 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2022. MNAXLP

AUDIT PUBLICATION TOWN OF ST. IGNATIUS P.O. BOX 103 ST. IGNATIUS, MT 59865 PHONE (406)745-3791, FAX (406)745-2800 An audit of the affairs of the Town of St. Ignatius has been conducted by Denning, Downey & Associates, CPA's, P.C. The audit covered the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. Section 2-7-521, MCA, requires the publication of the following summary of significant findings. Summary of Significant Findings The audit report for the Town of St. Ignatius for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021, were unmodified. The audit report also contains several other auditor's reports. Following is a list of the reports and a summary of the findings included in each. This is only a summary and is not intended to be used as an audit report. 1. Report on Compliance and on Internal Control Over Financial Reporting Based on an Audit of Financial Statements Performed in Accordance with Government Auditing Standards. This report contained findings in the following matters: a. Financial Statement Errors (repeated 2020-001 and 2019-001) b. Internal Control - Segregation of Duties (repeated 2020-002, 2019-002, and 2018-001) c. Payroll Allocations d. Reporting Requirements e. Sewer Revenue Bond Requirements f. Pledged Securities 2. Report on Other Compliance, Financial and Internal Accounting Control Matters This report contained no findings. 3. Report on Audit Report Recommendations. This report summarized the findings from the prior audit report, and noted the action taken on them. a. Financial Statement Error (Repeated) b. Internal Controls Segregation of Duties (Repeated) Public Inspection of Audit Report The complete audit report is on file in its entirety and is open to public inspection at the Town Hall. Very Truly Yours, Mary Leishman, Clerk/Treasurer Town of St. Ignatius Published on October 13th, 2022. MNAXLP

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