Legals for July, 3 2020

| July 3, 2020 12:00 AM

NOTICE OF SALE Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Timber Sale The Cow Camp Timber Sale is located within Section 12, T29N-R27W, on the State's Libby Unit. Approximately 15,285 tons, consisting of primarily Douglas-fir sawlogs, are offered for sale. Sealed bids will be opened at the Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, 2705 Spurgin Road, Missoula, Montana on June 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Bids may be hand delivered or mailed and will be accepted any time prior to the bid opening. DNRC recommends that bidders contact the Trust Land Management Division (406-542-4300) prior to the bid opening to ensure that your bid has been received. Bids must be accompanied by a deposit of $12,159.00, representing 5% of the minimum bid value of the sale in cashier's check, certified check, bank money order or bank draft to be applied to the first sale invoice for the successful bidder. Bid bonds will be accepted and, for the successful bidder, will be closed upon execution of the Timber Sale Contract and Timber Sale Bond. The sale will be awarded to the highest responsible bidder. Award of the timber sale is conditional upon approval of the timber sale by the State Board of Land Commissioners at their June 15, 2020 meeting. If the successful bidder is unable to execute the contract within 30 calendar days from the date the sale is awarded, the bid deposit will be retained by the Department as liquidated damages. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids. Prospective bidders can obtain the sale prospectus, sale contract and bid forms from the Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, Trust Land Management Division, in Missoula (406-542-4300). Visit our website at http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/trust/forest-management/timber-sale-information for upcoming sales and bid results. Published In The Western News June 26, July 3, 10, & 17, 2020. MNAXLP

Ben A. Snipes Kovacich Snipes Johnson, P.C. P.O. Box 2325 Great Falls, Montana 59403 (406) 761-5595 Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF FRANCES MARIE STANTON, Deceased Cause No. DP-20-30 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. Claims must either be mailed to Roy Raymond Stanton, the Personal Representative, return receipt request, in care of Kovacich Snipes Johnson, PC, 21 3rd Street North, Suite 301, Great Falls, Montana 59401, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. DATED this 8th day of May, 2020. s/s Roy Raymond Stanton Personsal Representative KOVACICH SNIPES JOHNSON, P.C. s/s Ben A. Snipes P.O. Box 2325 Great Falls, MT 59403 Attorney for Personal Representative Published In The Western News July 3, 10, 17, 2020. MNAXLP

Legal Notice Notice of Application for an Amendment to an Operating Permit (pursuant to the Metal Mine Reclamation Act, Section 82-4-353 (1), Montana Code Annotated (MCA)). The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) received an application for an amendment held by Schellinger Construction Company, Inc., (Schellinger) for the Essex Quarry, operating permit No. 00045. The quarry is located near Essex approximately 28 miles southeast of West Glacier in Flathead County, Montana. The site is in Sections 33 and 34, Township 30 North, Range 16 West. The amendment area would cover a total of 20.6 acres, all of which would proposed to be disturbed. In total 60.5 acres would be permitted for disturbance. The life of mine would extend to 2060. Schellinger would use trucks and heavy equipment to remove the stone used for riprap and ballast. Blasting would be required about once a year. The application can be viewed by the public at the DEQ office located at 1520 E. 6th Ave., in Helena, MT by appointment only. For further information please contact: Herb Rolfes Operating Permit Section Supervisor Hard Rock Mining Bureau Department of Environmental Quality P.O. Box 200901 Helena, MT 59620-0901 (406) 444-3841 or e-mail at hrolfes@mt.gov Requests for application material can be made electronically via the following website: https://montanadeq.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/(S(biglsjr54ug5tndxzucjfpf1))/supporthome.aspx General information about the application can be viewed at: http://deq.mt.gov/Mining/hardrock (the website for electronically requesting information is also linked from this page). Comments should be submitted to DEQ, Hard Rock Mining Bureau, PO Box 200901, 1520 E Sixth Ave, Helena, MT 59620-0901, or by calling Herb Rolfes at (406) 444-3841 or hrolfes@mt.gov. Published In The Western News July 3, 10, & 17, 2020. MNAXLP