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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 __________________

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 __________________________

Notice of Close of Regular Voter Registration and Option for Late Registration Notice is hereby given that regular* registration for all School Trustee Elections, the Arlee Rural Fire District, the Chief Cliff Fire Service Area, the Polson Rural Fire District, and the Arlee/Lake County Water and Sewer District Elections to be held on May 7, 2024, will close at 5:00 pm, on April 8, 2024.    *NOTE: After regular registration has closed, late registration is available at the county election office until 8 pm on Election Day. *There is an active lawsuit regarding Montana’s late registration deadline, and the deadline may be subject to change.  Voters in School District #73 must register at the Lake County Election Office and bring proof of registration to their school clerk to be issued a ballot. Voters in Arlee #8J and Charlo #7J School Districts who do not reside in Lake County must register in Sanders or Missoula County accordingly. If registered after the close of regular registration, the voter must appear in person at the Lake County Election Office to be issued a ballot.  All active and inactive electors who reside in the districts mentioned above or a school district (that triggers an election) are entitled to vote at said election. Inactive electors may reactivate by contacting the county election office.  If a voter does not reside in but owns land in the Arlee Rural Fire District or the Chief Cliff Fire Service Area, they may present proof of payment of taxes on the land to the election office to receive a ballot. A voter who owns land in the Arlee/Lake County Water and Sewer District may present written proof of the individual’s qualifications to vote in said election by April 12 to receive a ballot.  Ballots will be automatically mailed on April 22 to active-status electors only. If you are a registered voter and do not receive a ballot, contact the county election office to update your information as necessary and receive a ballot. Persons who wish to register and who are not presently registered may do so by requesting a registration form in person at the county election office located at 106 4th Ave E, Rm 121, Polson, MT 59860, by mail, or you may print an application from https://sosmt.gov/elections/forms and return it to the election office. If you have moved, please update your registration information by filling out a new voter registration application and submitting it to the county election office. Check the status of your voter registration at Voter Portal (mt.gov).  DATED this 29 th day of February 2024.   /s/ Toni Kramer Election Administrator Lake County, Montana PUBLISHED MARCH 14TH, 21ST & 28TH, 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 __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY  RE THE ESTATE OF  MAURICE D. STOVALL, Decedent.  PROBATE NO. DP-24-18 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 the 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,  Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address: Crystal M. Stovall  c/o Clinton J. Fischer Law Office, P.C.  P.O. Box 879  Polson, MT 59860 Dated this 1st day of March, 2024 \S\ Crystal M Stovall, Personal Representative Published March 14, 21 & 28, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY PROBATE NO. DP-24-14, NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF KATHRYN JENSEN, 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 (4) months after the date 9of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims bust be mailed to the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at c/o Faure Holden Attorneys at Law, P.C., P.O. Box 2466, Great Falls, Montana 059403-2466, or filed with the Clerk of the above entitled Court. Dated this 23 day of February, 2024. S Christopher Jensen, Personal Representative Published March 14th, 21st & 28th, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT LAKE COUNTY Cause No.: DV-23-189 Hon. Molly Owen SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION FLATHEAD RIDGE RANCH, LLC, Plaintiff, V. RONALD E. MOON, TRUSTEE OF THE MOON FAMILY TRUST, Defendant. THE STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT: RONALD E. MOON, TRUSTEE OF THE MOON FAMILY TRUST YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action, which is filed in the office of the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the Plaintiffs attorney within twenty-one (21) days after the service of this Summons for Publication, exclusive of the day of service; and in the case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This action is brought for the purpose of obtaining a declaratoiy judgment of the Plaintiffs easement rights over the Defendant’s real property and injunctive relief restraining the Defendant from interfering with Plaintiffs easement rights. The real property subject to this action is located in Lake County, Montana, is commonly known as 18705 Lakeview Lane, Proctor, MT 59929, and is particularly described as follows: A tract of land in Government Lot 4 of Section 11, Township 25 North, Range 22 West, Lake County, Montana, further shown and described as being Tract “1” of Certificate of Survey No. 5511, on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this day 6th of March, 2024. Lyn Fricker Clerk of the District Court \S\ Becky Jackson-Deputy Clerk Published March 14th, 21st & 28th, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE OF CREDITORS PROBATE CAUSE NO. 23-0460-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION , PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JEANELLE BISSON Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Jeanette Gardipe has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons havuing claims against the said Deceased are required to present theuir claims withing 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 the Clerk of Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855.DATED this 12 of March, 2024 Published March 21st, 28th & April 4, 2024 __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY  IN RE THE ESTATE OF  JOHN F. MALONEY, Decedent.  PROBATE NO. DP-24- 22   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have 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 the 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, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address:  Jay K. Maloney  c/o Clinton J. Fischer LawOffice, P.C.  P.O. Box 879  Polson, MT 59860  DATED this day of March, 2024.  \S\ Jay K. Maloney, Personal Representative Published March 21st, 28th & April 4th, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY  IN RE THE ESTATE OF  PATRICK J. BROPHY, Decedent.  PROBATE NO. DP-24-24    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 the 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,  Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address:   Carole A. Brophy  c/o Clinton J. Fischer Law Office, P.C.  P.O. Box 879  Polson, MT 59860  DATED this day of March, 2024.  \S\Carole A. Brophy, Personal Representative PUBLISHED MARCH 21ST, 28TH & APRIL 4TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

Notice of Public Hearing    Notice is hereby given that the Polson City-County Planning Board will on Tuesday, the 9th day of April, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. in the Polson City Hall, 106 1st Street East, Polson, Montana, hold a public hearing for consideration and recommendation to the Polson City Commission of proposed text amendments to the 2016 Polson Development Code (PDC) which includes zoning and subdivision regulations that will apply to all land within the municipal boundaries of the City of Polson, Montana.  Such changes are made in accordance with the changes to state law enacted by the 68th Regular Session of the Montana Legislature in 2023.  The Polson City-County Planning Board will take public comments on and review the proposed PDC text amendments. This public notice is made pursuant to 76-3-503 MCA.  Contact the City of Polson Planner at 106 1st Street East, Polson, Montana 59860; by email at cityplanner@cityofpolson.com; or call 406-883-8214 to obtain further information.   Contact the Polson City Clerk at Polson City Hall, 106 1st Street East, Polson, Montana, 59860; by email at cityclerk@cityofpolson.com; or call 406-883-8203 to request an accommodation.   Dated at Polson, Montana this 15th day of March, 2024.    ___________________________________________  Cora Pritt  Polson City Clerk  Polson, MT   PUBLISHED MARCH 21ST & 28TH, 2024 MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE The City County Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 6:00 pm in the Polson City Hall Council Chambers. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. Agenda items include: YONKER SPECIAL USE REQUEST Todd Yonker is requesting special use approval to allow for impervious surface coverage exceeding 1% on a lot being more than 25% average slope, in the Rural Residential Zoning District of the Polson City/County Planning Area. The request is associated with the construction of a garage/storage building. The 1.97-acre property is located on E South Hills Way and is legally described as South Hills, section 13, T22 N, R20 W, lot 6A, acre as 1.97, AMND & 1/21 INT in common area. Information regarding this agenda item is available at the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by April 1, 2024 will be included in the board packets. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Comments received after April 1 will be provided to the board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4 th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually. PUBLISHED MARCH 21ST, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

LEGAL NOTICE The Lake County Planning Board will hold a public meeting Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. Agenda items include: LAKESHORE PROTECTION REGULATION UPDATE The Planning Board will hold a public meeting regarding updates to the Lake County Lakeshore Protection Regulations. The Planning Board will review section 5.3(A), dealing with docks, as well as section 2, dealing with definitions. The current lakeshore protection regulations can be provided by the Lake County Planning Department or found on the Planning Department’s webpage. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting and participate in the process. Information regarding the agenda item is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by April 1, 2024 will be included in the board packets. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Comments received after April 1 will be provided to the board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4 th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov . Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually. Published March 21st, 2024 MNAXLP _________________________

LEGAL NOTICE On Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 3:30 pm, the Lake County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. The hearing will include the following item: ENGEL CONDITIONAL USE Authur Engel represented by Catherine Walker of Northwest Design Studio INC is requesting a conditional use approval to allow for the disturbance of slopes greater than 25% within 300 feet of the high-water mark and a variance for height exceeding 30 feet in average as measured from the natural grade. This request is associated with the construction of a new single-family residence. The +/-19.99-acre subject property is located at 38356 ON 1 RD, Rollins MT within the Upper West Shore Zoning District, sub-unit A – Upper Lakeside and is legally described as a tract in gov’t lots 1 and 2, and tract 1 on COS 4164, both in section 22, T25N, R20W. Information regarding the agenda item is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by April 1, 2024 will be included in the staff report to the board. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Comments received after April 1 will be provided to the board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4 th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov . Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually. PUBLISHED MARCH 21ST, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

HELP WANTED The Town of St. Ignatius intends to hire a part-time, short-term worker to mow and maintain city properties. The position will pay $13 per hour. Must be 16 years old and possess a valid driver’s license. Any questions can be directed to Scott Morton, Public Works Director, at 406-552-3870. Interested parties should send a letter of interest to City Hall, PO Box 103, St. Ignatius, MT 59865. The job will remain open until filled. PUBLISHED MARCH 21ST & 28TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Probate Cause No. 24-0060-P  THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA  IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: PATRICK CLARK COFFEY SR.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Abel P. Coffey 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 18  of March  2024  \S\ Abel Coffey, Personal Representative Published March 21st, 28th & April 4th, 2024 MNAXLP _________________________