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NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause No. 23-0478-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: GERALD BROWN Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, ANNETTE BROWN, 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 13TH OF JANUARY, 2024 \S\ ANNETTE BROWN, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 1.1 PROJECT INFORMATION A. Notice to Bidders: Qualified Bidders to submit bids for Project as described in this Document and in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. B. Project Identification: Lake County Annex Office 1. Project Location: 106 4th Ave East, Polson MT 59860 C. Owner: Lake County, Polson MT 59860. 1. Owner’s Representative: Bill Barron – Lake County Commissioner 406-883-7278 bbaron@lakemt.gov D. Architect: A&E Design, Emma Survis 406-451-7310 esurvis@ae.design E. Construction Manager: Swank Enterprises, Jason Dwight 406-752-5411 jasond@swankenterprises.com F. Project Description: Project consists of a new three story office building for the Lake County Commissioners offices. Project will be a wood and steel framed building with interior and exterior finishes as described on the project documents. Site work and utility connections to City of Polson systems. The project is located in Polson Montana and is currently forecasted to be a 14 to 16 month duration. 1.2 BID SUBMITTAL AND OPENING A. Bid Submittal, Printed: Swank Enterprises will receive sealed Lump Sum bids until the Bid time and date at the location indicated below. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: 3pm, MST. 3. Location: Swank Enterprises, 750 West Reserve Drive Kalispell MT 59901 B. Bid Submittal, Electronic: Swank Enterprises will receive electronically submitted bids until the Bid time and date via web-based bidding management software. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: Not later than 3pm, MST. 3. Web-Based Bidding Management Software: Procore 1.3 BIDDING DOCUMENTS A. Bidding Documents, Electronic: Online access will be provided through Procore and the Plans Exchange 1.4 PREBID MEETING A. Prebid Meeting, In Person: A prebid meeting for all Bidders is tentatively scheduled for February 29, 2024 in Polson Montana for both the Lake County Annex and Jail Yard Projects. Final time and location to be determined if interest in having a prebid meeting is received from interested parties. 1.5 TIME OF COMPLETION A. By submitting a Bid, Bidder represents that Bidder will begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and will complete the Work within the Contract Time indicated in the Bidding Documents. 1.6 LIQUIDATED DAMAGES A. Work is subject to liquidated damages. 1.7 BIDDER’S QUALIFICATIONS A. Licenses: Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades. B. Insurance and Bonds: A Performance Bond, separate Labor and Material Payment Bond, and insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder. C. Contractor’s Qualification Statement: A completed AIA Document A305, “Contractor’s Qualification Statement,” with all exhibits will be requested from one or more Bidders following receipt of Bids. 1.8 NOTIFICATION A. This Advertisement for Bids document is issued by Jason Dwight, Project Manager, Swank Enterprises. PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 1.1 PROJECT INFORMATION A. Notice to Bidders: Qualified Bidders to submit bids for Project as described in this Document and in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. B. Project Identification: Lake County Detention Yard 1. Project Location: 106 4th Ave East, Polson MT 59860 C. Owner: Lake County, Polson MT 59860. 1. Owner’s Representative: Bill Barron – Lake County Commissioner 406-883-7278 bbaron@lakemt.gov D. Architect: A&E Design, Emma Survis 406-451-7310 esurvis@ae.design E. Construction Manager: Swank Enterprises, Jason Dwight 406-752-5411 jasond@swankenterprises.com F. Project Description: Project consists of a new exercise yard for the Lake County Department of Corrections. Building Consists of: Site demo and earthwork modification to the existing area. New concrete foundations and exterior walls. Existing HVAC and electrical system relocations and installations. This project is located at the Lake County Courthouse in Polson Montana and is currently forecasted to be a 8 to 10 month duration. 1.2 BID SUBMITTAL AND OPENING A. Bid Submittal, Printed: Swank Enterprises will receive sealed Lump Sum bids until the Bid time and date at the location indicated below. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: 3pm, MST. 3. Location: Swank Enterprises, 750 West Reserve Drive Kalispell MT 59901 B. Bid Submittal, Electronic: Swank Enterprises will receive electronically submitted bids until the Bid time and date via web-based bidding management software. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: Not later than 3pm, MST. 3. Web-Based Bidding Management Software: Procore 1.3 BIDDING DOCUMENTS A. Bidding Documents, Electronic: Online access will be provided through Procore and the Plans Exchange 1.4 PREBID MEETING A. Prebid Meeting, In Person: A prebid meeting for all Bidders is tentatively scheduled for February 29, 2024 in Polson Montana for both the Lake County Annex and Jail Yard Projects. Final time and location to be determined if interest in having a prebid meeting is received from interested parties. 1.5 TIME OF COMPLETION A. By submitting a Bid, Bidder represents that Bidder will begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and will complete the Work within the Contract Time indicated in the Bidding Documents. 1.6 LIQUIDATED DAMAGES A. Work is subject to liquidated damages. 1.7 BIDDER’S QUALIFICATIONS A. Licenses: Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades. B. Insurance and Bonds: A Performance Bond, separate Labor and Material Payment Bond, and insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder. C. Contractor’s Qualification Statement: A completed AIA Document A305, “Contractor’s Qualification Statement,” with all exhibits will be requested from one or more Bidders following receipt of Bids. 1.8 NOTIFICATION A. This Advertisement for Bids document is issued by Jason Dwight, Project Manager, Swank Enterprises. PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & MARCH 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTHIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF CLARENCE HUNTER, PROBATE NUMBER DP-24-9 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 months after the date of first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. A written statement of the claim indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim and the amount claimed may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Lake County, Polson, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address, JEFFERY G. HUNTER, c/o Benjamin R. Anciaux, Attorney for the Personal Representative, 1102 11 th Avenue East, Polson, Montana 59860. Dated this 15 th day of February, 2024 /s/ Jeffery G. Hunter PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE’S ATTORNEY Benjamin R. Anciaux 1102 11 th Avenue East Polson Montana 59860 PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTHIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF BARBARA ANN LINDAL COVERT PROBATE NUMBER DP-22-74 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 months after the date of first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. A written statement of the claim indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim and the amount claimed may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Lake County, Polson, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address, Brie Mirissa Covert Towne, c/o Benjamin R. Anciaux, Attorney for the Personal Representative, 1102 11 th Avenue East, Polson, Montana 59860. Dated this 15 th day of February, 2024 /s/ Brie Mirissa Covert Towne PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE’S ATTORNEY Benjamin R. Anciaux 1102 11 th Avenue East Polson Montana 59860 PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

HELP WANTED The Town of St. Ignatius Public Works Department intends to hire an “as needed” part-time water andsewer laborer, who will also help with general maintenance. Applicant must have a valid driver’slicense. Must also have or be able to obtain water and sewer operator certification. Licensed operator preferred. Salary depending on experience. Interested parties should send a letter of interest and application to City Hall, PO Box 103, St. Ignatius, MT 59865. Application can be acquired from Job Service. The job will close on March 14, 2024. PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH & MARCH 7TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY, MT PROBATE NO. DP-24-7 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF PAMELA ANN MARKS, DECEASED. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed the 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 Joshua Marks, the Personal Representative, return  receipt requested, c/o JOHNSON-GILCHRIST LAW FIRM, P.C., 6336 Highway 93 South, Whitefish, MT 59937 or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.  I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Montana that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. DATED THIS 9TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2024 \S\ Joshua Marks, Personal Representative \S\Paula M. Johnson-Gilchrist  Attorney for Personal Representative, 6336 Highway 93 South  Whitefish, Montana 59937 PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Probate Cause No. 23-0447-P  THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBALCOURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA  IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:  VICKIE WHITWORTH  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Nickie Nicholas 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 18th of December, 2023 \S\ Nickie Nicholas Personal Representative Published March 7th, 14th & 21st, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY CAUSE NO. DP 24-12 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF KIRK F. MACKENZIE, DECEASED. 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 months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to BUDD MACKENZIE, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at c/o PETERS AND KROWN, PLLC, 8111 Highway 35, Suite 210, Bigfork, Montana 59911, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. PUBLISHED MARCH 7TH, 14TH & 21ST, 2024 MNAXLP __________________

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON FY23 BUDGET AMENDMENTS The Polson City Commission will conduct a public hearing on March 18, 2024, at 7:00 pm in the City Hall Commission Chambers for the purpose of amending the FY2022-2023 budget pursuant to Montana law at MCA 7-6-4021. Any taxpayer or resident may appear at the meeting and be heard for or against any part of the proposed budget amendments. The City Commission will take action immediately following thepublic hearing to approve the resolution to amend the fiscal year 2022-2023 budget. The proposed budget amendments are on file and open to inspection in the office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 106 1 st St. East, Polson, Montana. Please contact Kimberly Sassaman, Finance Officer at 883-8204 for additional information. PUBLISHED MARCH 7TH &14TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION Montana 20th Judicial District Court Lake County Case No. DR-23-133 In RE the Marriage of Charles Van Allen Webb and Sylvia Rai Webb-Scott NOTICE TO: Respondent Sylvia Rai Webb-Scott You are named in a petition to dissolve your marriage. Unless you respond in 21 days, the court may decide against you without you being heard and give Petitioner everything they asked for in the petition. You must submit your written response within 21 calendar days. The 21 day period starts the day after the last date of publication of this notice. If the final day falls on a weekend or court holiday, you may file your response on the next business day. You must file your written response with the Clerk of District Court at 106 4th AVE E, Polson, MT 59860 and serve a copy of your answer on the Petitioner. Dated this 26th day of February, 2024 S Mary Rensvold, Deputy Clerk of Court. PUBLISHED MARCH 7TH, 14TH & 21ST, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Commissioners Chambers located inside the Lake County Courthouse at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860 for the purpose of taking public comment on the resolution listed below. If you cannot attend the public hearing, but would like to comment, please send your comments to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov or by mail to the address above. RESOLUTION OF INTENTION 24-11 TO SETTLE LAWSUIT UNDER TERMS WHEREAS, Lake County, Montana, its Board of County Commissioners, and its Planning Board are all named Defendants in Lake County Cause No. Dv-22-153; and, WHEREAS, the Complaint in the aforesaid lawsuit seek relief of several forms, including, inter alia, money damages, equitable remedies, and a court-ordered adoption of certain regulations intended to provide for the regulated permitting of rentals for less than thirty days in the Rural Residential zoning district; and, WHEREAS, save and except the holding in Craig Tracts Homeowner’s Ass’n v. Brown Drake, LLC, 2020 MT 305, wherein the Montana Supreme Court found a short term rental consistent with ‘residential use only’ terms of the Home Owners Association, and Title 15 providing for collection of bed tax, the State of Montana has offered no unified guidance on rentals for terms of less than thirty days; and, WHEREAS, the parties have engaged in negotiating the bases of the complaint for the purpose of resolving the dispute in a manner economically favorable for Lake County and its taxpayers, as well as for reasons of judicial economy; and, WHEREAS, the Commission is informed and believes that rentals of less than thirty days, also known as vacation rentals or short-term rentals, exist in many zoned and unzoned areas of Lake County, and further that such rentals are, for many, an exercise of their private property rights and as well an efficient use of private property for the purpose of generating income; and, WHEREAS, the State of Montana having declined or failed to issue general guidance on the subject of rentals of less than thirty days, the Commission believes public order and safety requires a local system of regulation; and, WHEREAS, the Commission recognizes that short terms rentals represent an intersection of several public policies including housing, the respective private property rights of owners and neighbors, taxation and collection, and private and public economic efficiencies, among others; and, WHEREAS, the negotiations above-referenced have resulted in a tentative regulatory policy that appears to balance these several pertinent factors, and the Commission desires to hold a public meeting for the purpose of taking the input on these matters interested members of the public may care to share; and, WHEREAS, the proposed plan of regulation, which if approved will finally settle and adjust the issues in Lake County Cause No. 22-153, providing in toto a path to permitting rentals less than thirty days the Rural Residential zoning district, is available for inspection or copying in the office of the Board of County Commissioners: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: 1. That the Commission shall hold public hearing on the proposed terms of settlement on the 4th day of April, 2024, at the hour of 10:00 am, in the Commissioners Chambers of the Lake County Courthouse, located at 106 4 th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860 . 2. That this Resolution of Intent be published pursuant to 7-1-2121, MCA. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman /s/ Steve Stanley, Member /s/ William D. Barron Member Attest: /s/ Kendra Steele, Clerk & Recorder PUBLISHED MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

PUBLIC OPPORTUNITY TO PROTEST TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP AND LOCATION OF Montana Retail On-Premises Consumption Beer and Wine License WONDERBAR LLC (Mary Frances Caselli, Gino Caselli, Owner(s)) has applied to transfer Montana Retail On-Premises Consumption Beer and Wine License No. 15-860-3884-301 to be operated at WONDERBAR, 49504 Us Highway 93, Polson, Lake County. The public may protest this license transfer in accordance with the law. Who can protest this transfer? Protests will be accepted from residents of the county of the proposed location Lake County, residents of adjoining Montana counties, and residents of adjoining counties in another state if the criteria in 16-4-207(4)(d), Montana Code Annotated (MCA), are met. What information must be included? Protest letters must be legible and contain (1) the protestor’s full name, mailing address, and street address; (2) the license number 15-860-3884-301 and the applicant’s name WONDERBAR LLC; (3) an indication that the letter is intended as a protest; (4) a description of the grounds for protesting; and (5) the protestor’s signature. A letter with multiple signatures will be considered one protest letter. What are valid protest grounds? The protest may be based on the applicant’s qualifications listed in 16-4-401, MCA, or the grounds for denial of an application in 16-4-405, MCA. Examples of valid protest grounds include: (1) the applicant is unlikely to operate the establishment in compliance with the law; (2) the proposed location cannot be properly policed by local authorities; and (3) the welfare of the people in the vicinity of the proposed location will be adversely and seriously affected. How are protests submitted? Protests must be postmarked to the Department of Revenue, Office of Dispute Resolution, P.O. Box 5805, Helena, Montana 59604-5805 on or before March 24, 2024. What happens if the transfer is protested? Depending on the number of protests and the protest grounds, a public hearing will be held in Helena or Polson. All valid protestors will be notified of the hearing’s time, date and location. Hearings typically are scheduled within 90 days. A protester’s hearing testimony is limited to the grounds in the protester’s letter. Following the hearing, the Department of Revenue will notify the public whether the license transfer is approved or denied. How can additional information be obtained? The cited MCA statutes are online at leg.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/. Questions may be directed to Vickie Zincke, Compliance Specialist for the Department of Revenue’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, at 444-0713 or VZincke2@mt.gov. PUBLISHED MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

Woods Bay Water will hold its quarterly board meeting on Monday, March 18th @ 11:00am, at the Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce: 8155 Montana Hwy 35, Bigfork. The public is welcome to attend. Zoom participation is available upon request. Published March 7th, 2024 MNAXLP

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause No. 24-0485-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN BURLAND Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Holly Burland 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, MT 59855 Dated this 12 of February, 2024 \S\ Holly Burland Personal Representative Published March 7th, 14th, & 21st, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________