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DV-23-72 Dept. No: 2002 Montana 20th Judicial District Court, Lake County Notice of Hearing on Limited Emancipation of a Minor In the Matter of the Emancipation of: Navonntah L. Martin-Reum Petitioner Notice of Hearing was mailed to: Father: Jeramiah Ray Reum 102 Charlo Court #1 Missoula, MT Order Hearing Setting The hearing on the Petition for Limited Emancipation of a Minor filed in this case is set for: 8/31/2023 at 10:00 am CB McNeil Dist. Court Room in the Lake County Courthouse. *Note: If you do not attend the hearing, you may lose your right to be heard in this case. Failure to appear at the hearing could result in the court granting the limited emancipation. Dated 7/19/23 /S/ Lyn Fricker Clerk of District Court Published on July 27th, August 3rd, 10th & 17th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

No. DP-22-33  Shelly F. Brander  KAUFMAN VIDAL HILEMAN ELLINGSON PC  22 Second Avenue West, Suite 4000, Kalispell, MT 59901  Phone: (406) 755-5700  Fax:  (406) 755-5783  sfb@kvhlaw.com  Attorneys for Personal Representative  Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court - Lake County  IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF  Charles O. Whitson,  Deceased.  Judge Deborah Kim Christopher  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal  Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the decedent 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 Maxine Whitson, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at Kaufman Vidal Hileman Ellingson PC, 22 Second Avenue West, Suite 4000, Kalispell, MT 59901, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court.  DATED this 22nd day of June, 2023.  ESTATE OF CHARLES O. WHITSON Maxing Whitson, Personal Representative  By: /S/ Shelly F. Brander  KAUFMAN VIDAL HILEMAN ELLINGSON PC Attorney for Personal Representative  Published on July 13th, 20th & 27th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE The Montana Department of Revenue, Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, announces the availability of one (1) new original Montana Retail On-Premises Consumption Beer License for the Ronan quota area as the result of the most recent population census. The available Montana Retail On-Premises Consumption Beer License for the Ronan quota area may be located within the corporate limits of Ronan or within 5 miles of Ronan’s corporate limits but not further than the boundary that separates Ronan from Polson. A map of the Ronan quota area can be located at mtrevenue.gov. This license is not eligible to offer gambling under Title 23, chapter 5, part 3, 5, or 6. To enter the competitive bidding process, the individual or business entity must follow all of the requirements of the terms and conditions of the competitive bid process and complete and submit electronically a competitive bid form that includes your bid amount. The competitive bid form and terms and conditions can be found at mtrevenue.gov. The minimum bid for this license is set at $11,250. The competitive bidding process closes on August 24, 2023, at midnight Mountain Standard Time. The highest successful bidder will be notified by the department. The successful bidder must submit an application for licensure within 60 days. This competitive bidding opportunity includes additional licenses in other communities.  Please visit mtrevenue.gov for a complete list of licenses that can be currently bid on. Questions? Contact (406) 444-6900 Published on July 20th, 27th & August 3rd & 10th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

Case No.: DV-24-2022- 0000142-FO  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  lewis@hwmlawfirm.com Attorney for Plaintiff  HWM File Number: MT11548  MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT LAKE COUNTY  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.  NOTICE OF SALE  Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above-entitled action on April 17, 2023, I am commanded to sell at public auction all of Defendants’ rights and interest to the below described property:  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.  With a property address of: 112 6th Ave W, Polson, MT 59860  Notice is hereby given that on August 29, 2023 at 10:00 AM on the front steps of the Lake County Courthouse, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 the above-described property will be sold to the highest bidder to satisfy Plaintiff’s judgment, with interest and costs.  Date: May 22, 2023.  Sheriff/Deputy Sheriff of Lake County, State of Montana  By: Sheriff Don Bell **WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND ANYONE INTERESTED IN BIDDING ON ANY PROPERTY NOTICED FOR SALE RESEARCH THE OWNERSHIP OF THE PROPERTY THOROUGHLY PRIOR TO BIDDING**  Published on July 13th, 20th & 27th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE To be sold for cash at a Trustee’s Sale on November 6, 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 C of Twin Pines Subdivision, a Subdivision of Lake County, Montana, according to the map or plat thereof on file in the Office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. More commonly known as 45040 Twin Pines Drive, Dayton, MT 59914. Clifford N. Depue and Joshua James Depue and Sally G. Depue, as Grantors, conveyed said real property to First American Title, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as designated nominee for Mann Mortgage, LLC, beneficiary of the security instrument, successors and assigns, by Deed of Trust on January 20, 2016, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Lake County, State of Montana, on January 25, 2016 as Instrument No. 546263, of Official Records. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows: Assignee: Pingora Loan Servicing, LLC Assignment Dated: May 3, 2023 Assignment Recorded: May 11, 2023 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 604790 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 June 22, 2023, as Instrument No. 605418, 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 September 1, 2021, 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 $175,348.66, interest in the sum of $13,598.50, escrow advances of $5,359.59, other amounts due and payable in the amount of $767.44 for a total amount owing of $195,074.19, 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 26th day of June, 2023. 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. MT21451 Published on July 13th, 20th & 27th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

TOWN OF ST. IGNATIUS  BUDGET HEARINGS & BUDGET AMENDMENT  The St. Ignatius Town Council intends to amend the FY22-23 Budget at 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2023. Also, the St. Ignatius Town Council intends to adopt the 2023-24 Preliminary Budget at the council meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2023. It will then be available for public review at City Hall or by calling 745-3791. The final budget hearing/adoption is scheduled for the council meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Citizens are invited to attend the budget hearings and provide written or oral comments.  Thank you,  /S/ Mary Leishman Mary Leishman Clerk-Treasurer Town of St. Ignatius  Published on July 20th & 27th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS City of Polson Polson, Montana Seventh Avenue Gravity Sewer Extension General Notice The City of Polson (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project: Seventh Avenue Gravity Sewer Extension Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at Polson City Hall located at 106 1st Street East, Polson, MT 59860 until Thursday, August 3rd at 2:00 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 30 LF of 8-inch, 550 LF of 10-inch, and 10 LF of 12-inch diameter gravity sewer pipe along 7th Avenue E. and 7th Street E., installation of four precast concrete sanitary sewer manholes, and full width road paving and marking. All work, including pavement restoration, shall be completed by October 31, 2023. Bids are requested for the following Contract: Seventh Avenue Gravity Sewer Extension Obtaining the Bidding Documents The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: HDR Engineering, Inc. 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: Anders Nord, PE with HDR at (406-532-2214) or anders.nord@hdrinc.com Additional Bid Requirements Bids must be sealed and clearly marked as “City of Polson Seventh Avenue Gravity Sewer Extension Project” on the outside of the 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 Acknowledgement of Addendum for any addendum issued. Bids that fail to include an Acknowledgement of Addendum may be considered unresponsive. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of bids. 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. The City of Polson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This Advertisement is issued by: Owner: City of Polson By: Kim Sassaman Title: City Finance Office Published on July 20th, & 27th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

CAUSE NO. DP-23-43 Kimberly L. Field FIELD LAW OFFICES, PLLC P.O. Box 573 Ronan, MT 59864 Telephone: (406) 676-0677 Attorney for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF GEORGE ELDON BIGGS, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named Estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within four (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 JOHN ME BIGGS, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o FIELD LAW OFFICES, PLLC, P.O. Box 573, Ronan, MT 59864, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this 11th day of July 2023. /s/ JOHN ME BIGGS, Personal Representative Published on July 20th & 27th, & August 3rd, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

Preliminary Budget Meeting Notice The Rollins Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a preliminary budget meeting for the 2023-2024 fiscal year, on Tuesday, August 8th at 2:30 p.m. in Rogers Hall of the Rollins Fire Station on Big Lodge Road. Published on July 27th & August 3rd, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 17, 2023 for the purpose of taking public comment on the Resolution of Intention 23-23 listed below, in the Commissioners Chambers of the Lake County Courthouse located at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860. Public comments may be submitted by email to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov or sent to the address above. If you would like to attend the hearing but are not able to do so in person, please contact Kate Stinger at 406-883-7278, and accommodations will be made for virtual attendance. RESOLUTION 23-24 of Intention to Create the East Bay Lane Rural Improvement District WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners received a petition from the majority of landowners in the proposed Rural Improvement District; and WHEREAS, the Board of Lake County Commissioners intends to create the Rural Improvement District; and WHEREAS, the Boundaries of the district shall include all properties shown in the attached map; and WHEREAS, the nature of the improvement is a 3” asphalt paving surface East Bay Lane from its intersection with Highway 35 to its intersection with East Bay Way; the petition was presented on the grounds and for the reasons that such road improvements and continued maintenance thereof are necessary for the elimination of dust pollution, safety, convenience and welfare of the undersigned, their successor and the public as a whole; and WHEREAS, Treasure State Concrete, Inc shall perform all work; and WHEREAS, an estimate of cost to the freeholders is approximately $185,600.00 plus an administration fee of $2,500.00 (MCA 7-12-2161), and an interest rate to be determined at the time of public hearing; and WHEREAS, the assessment of costs shall be divided equally per tax ID # among the 13 properties within the proposed district, to either be prepaid or placed on their annual tax bill for the next ten years (plus interest) as listed below: __________________________ Tax ID# 2239 | $14,469 Tax ID# 2251 | $14,469 Tax ID# 2326 | $14,469 Tax ID# 2538 | $14,469 Tax ID# 2777 | $14,469 Tax ID# 2778 | $14,469 Tax ID# 3129 | $14,469 Tax ID# 36022 | $14,469 Tax ID# 36023 | $14,469 Tax ID# 36024 | $14,469 Tax ID# 36053 | $14,469 Tax ID# 36061 | $14,469 Tax ID# 36342 | $14,469 __________________________ WHEREAS, if an increase occurs in the number of benefited lots, tracts, or parcels within the boundaries of the district during the term of the bonded indebtedness, the assessment per lot, tract, or parcel then in the district will be recalculated as provided in 7-12-2151(4); and, WHEREAS, the Board of Lake County Commissioners hereby sets the time and place for a public hearing where any person affected may appear and be heard for or against the Rural Improvement District. the hearing shall be held on, Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 10:00 am, in the Lake County Commissioners Chambers at 106 4th Avenue East, room 211, Polson MT 59860. WHEREAS, passage of this resolution shall be published for two consecutive weeks in the Lake County Leader. A copy of this resolution shall be mailed to every property owner in the proposed district and his last known place of residence listed on the tax rolls on the first date of publication; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the protest period of 30 days will begin on the first date of publication, July 20, 2023. Any protest must be submitted in writing either via USPS or by email to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov and must identify the property protesting with the tax ID#. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 18th DAY OF JULY, 2023. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/Gale Decker, Chairman /s/Steve Stanley, Member /s/William D. Barron, Member Published on July 20th & 27th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LAKE COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH The Lake County Board of Health hereby gives notice that Douglas Olson, owner of Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey #6263 in Section 7, Township 16 North, Range 19 West P.M.M., is requesting an appeal of Lake County Environmental Health Department’s decision to require installation of a new wastewater treatment system in compliance with the requirements contained in the Administrative Rules of Montana Sub-Chapter 9, Subdivisions/On-Site Subsurface Wastewater Treatment Systems, which are adopted by reference in the Lake County Wastewater Treatment System Regulations. The property owner connected a new single-family residence to an unpermitted wastewater treatment system after applying to install a new wastewater treatment system and receiving approval from the Department. The Lake County Board of Health will meet and consider this appeal on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Lake County Public Health Office Building located at 802 Main Street, Polson. All interested people are invited to attend. Written testimony regarding this matter will be accepted until the time of the hearing. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Environmental Health, 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860 or emailed to envhealth@lakemt.gov Published on July 27th & August 3rd, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________

Notice of Final Budget Meeting - For Fiscal Year 2023-2024 The St Ignatius Rural Fire Board will hold a final budget meeting on Wednesday August 16th, at 6:00 PM in the fire hall meeting room. For further information, contact chairman Tim Callahan - 406-745-4112. Published on July 27th, August 3rd & 10th, 2023. MNAXLP __________________________