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A hearing is set in Libby District Court for the intent of name change on Aug. 25, 2014, for Lee Donald Steck.

Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Montana, July 24, July 31, Aug. 7, and Aug. 14, 2014.


Request for Proposals

Lincoln County has consolidated the offices of the County Treasurer and County Superintendent of Schools. The consolidation will take effect on January 1, 2015.

Lincoln County is accepting proposals from qualified individuals to enter into a contract to provide the duties required of a County Superintendent of Schools as outlined in Sections 20-3-207 and 20-3-210, M.C.A. which includes assisting trustees with school supervision and controversy appeals and hearings.  The successful individual will be an independent contractor and not an employee of the County.

The County can contract with:

1. Another County Superintendent;

2.  A former County Superintendent; or

3. A person who:

a. Is a qualified elector

b. Holds a valid administrative certificate as provided in 20-4-106(1)(c);

c. Takes the oath of office in 20-1-102

d. Is bonded in the manner provided for county officers in Title 2, chapter 9, part 7; and

e. Attends instructional training in the duties of a county superintendent as offered by the superintendent of public instruction.

Interested qualified individuals should submit a proposal to provide these services to the Board of County Commissioners, 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana 59923 by September 2, 2014.

For further information, please contact Bill Bischoff, Executive Assistant, at 406-283-2310 or

Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Mont., on August 7, 14, 21, 2014.    MNAXLP

STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION. InterBel Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the recipient of Federal financial assistance from the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973, as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture which prohibit discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, family status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs shall not be excluded from participation in admission or access to, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination under this organization’s programs or activities. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) shall contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). There are strict time frames in which a charge of discrimination must be filed. To preserve the ability of EEOC to act on your behalf and protect your right to file a private lawsuit, should you ultimately need to, you should contact EEOC promptly when discrimination is suspected. Any individuals, or specific class of individuals, who feels that this organization has subjected them to discrimination may contact: The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), 1801 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20507 or an EEOC office by calling toll free (800) 669-4000. For individuals with hearing impairments, EEOC’s toll free TTY number is (800) 669-6820, or access EEOC’s web site at INTERBEL TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, INC., Eureka, Montana 59917. Ed Heiser, President.

Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Montana, Aug. 14, 2014.

Notice of Trustee’s Sale

Notice of the sale of real property which is secured by a Montana Trust Indenture is hereby given by John M. Wagner of the law firm of Wagner Law Firm, P.C. Successor Trustee, pursuant to the provisions of the Small Tract Financing At of Montana (§71-1-301, et. seq., MCA).

To be sold for cash at Trustee’s Sale on the 9th day of September, 2014, at 900 o’clock a.m. on the front steps of the Courthouse Building located at 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana, 59923, the following described real property situated in Lincoln County, Montana:

NE1/4E1/2E1/4SE1/4SE¼ of Section 25 Township 36 North, Range 26 West, P.M.M., Lincoln County, Montana, as shown and described as Parcel C on CS 3535CO

Together with all rights, title and interest that attach to it on the effective date of sale (hereinafter collectively the “Property”).

Property Address: NHN Sherman Creek Road, Eureka, MT  59917.

Parties: As to the Trust Indenture involved herein, the Grants is Thomas E. Hall. The Grantor conveyed said Property to First American Title Company of Montana, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Pat McCurry, as Beneficiary, by Trust Indenture dated 9/14/2009 and recorded on 9/15/2009 under Document No. 221607 Book: 327 Records Page: 965 pages: 2. John M. Wagner is the Successor Trustee.

Default: There is a default by the Grantor or the other person(s) owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said Trust Indenture, or by their successors in interest, with respect to provisions therein which authorize sale in the event of default of such provision; the default for which foreclosure is made is Grantor’s failure to pay accrued taxes and that monthly payment which became due on 12/6/2013 and all subsequent installments together with late charges as set forth in said Note and Trust Indenture, advances, assessments and attorney fees, if any. Together with any default in the payment of recurring obligations as they become due.

Amount due: Pursuant to the provisions of that Trust Indenture, recorded 09/15/2009, the Beneficiary has exercised, and hereby exercises, its option to declare the full amount secured by such Trust Indenture immediately due and payable. As of 4/6/2014, there is due on said obligation the principal sum of $59,777.67, accrued by unpaid interest of $1,841.64 which continues to accrue at the rate of 6.500% or $10.6453 per diem, plus costs of foreclosure, attorney’s fees, Trustee’s fees, escrow closing fees, taxes and other accruing costs.

Election to sell: Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Successor Trustee to sell the above described Property to satisfy the Grantor’s obligations.

Terms of Sale: The sale is a public sale and any person, including the beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee and any Successor Trustees, may bid  that sale. The bid price must be paid in cash at the tie of sale.  The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed. The sale purchaser shall be entitle to possession of the Property on the 10th day following the sale.

Right to cure: The Grantor, sucessor in interest to the Grantor or any other person having an interest in the Property, at any time prior to the Trustee’s Sale, may have the right to cure the default by paying to the beneficiary or the successor in interest to the beneficiary the entire amount then due to the beneficiary, including costs, expenses, and attorney’s fees, other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due to the beneficiary had no default occurred. In the event that the payment default is cured as stated above, the Trustee’s Sale will be cancelled, as provided by §71-1-312, MCA.

Postponement of sale: The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason, and in the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Successor Trustee for up to 120 days by the public proclamation at least every 30 days.

Dated this 1st day of May, 2014. John M. Wagner, Successor Trustee, Wagner Law Firm, P.C. 121 Wisconsin Avenue, Whitefish, MT  59937.

State of Montana, County of Flathead: This instrument was acknowledged before me on the 1st day of May, 2014, by John M. Wagner, successor Trustee. Christi A. Smith, Notary Public for the State of Montana, residing at Whitefish, Mont. My commission expires Oct. 18, 2017.

Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Montana, Aug. 14, Aug. 20 and Aug. 28 2014.

Lincoln County District 3 Commissioner Cole and The Eureka Riverwalk Foundation Board in partnership with Eureka Rural Development Partners will host a public meeting on August 27th, at 6:00pm at Lincoln Electric Cooperative Board room.  The meeting will review the project and provide an opportunity for questions/comments in regards to the Ksanka View Trail.  The Ksanka View Trail is a proposed trail that will be adjacent to the North side of Highway 37 connecting US Highway 93 to county road Douglas Hill.  The public meeting will review the project description, goals, and funding scenarios.  Public is encouraged to attend.  For more information please contact Eureka Rural Development Partners at 406-297-7374.

Published in the Tobacco Valley News, Eureka, Mont., Aug. 14 and Aug. 20, 2014.


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