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Legals for June, 1 2021

| June 1, 2021 12:00 AM

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS City of Libby 952 E. Spruce Street PO Box 1428 Libby, Montana 59923 406-293-2731 TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS: On or before June 2, 2021, the above-named City of Libby will request the Montana Department of Commerce to release funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, (PL93-383) for the following project: PROJECT, TITLE OR NAME: Libby Water Improvements 2020 PURPOSE OR NATURE OF PROJECT: Replace existing leaking water mains with new water mains. LOCATION in Libby, Montana on Highway 2 from Mahoney Avenue to Educations Way, the alley north of ninth street from Utan to Minnesota and from the water storage tank to the pressure reducing station on cedar Street. ESTIMATED COST OF PROJECT $1,515,000.00 An Environmental Review Record documenting review of all project activities in respect to impacts on the environment has been made by the above-named City of Libby. This Environmental Review Record is on file at the above address and is available for public examination or copying, upon request. The City of Libby will undertake the project described above with Community Development Block Grant funds provided by the Montana Department of Commerce, under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. The City of LIbby is certifying to the Department of Commerce that the City of Libby and Mayor, Brent Teske in his or official capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the federal courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental reviews, decision-making, and action; and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The legal effect on the certification is that upon its approval, the City of Libby may use the CDBG funds, and the Department of Commerce will have satisfied its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 as delegated to the State of Montana through the 1981 Amendments to the Housing and Community Development Act. The Department of Commerce will accept an objection to its approval of the release of funds and acceptance of the certification only if it is on one of the following bases: (a) that the certification was not in fact executed by the chief executive officer or other officer approved by the Department of Commerce; (b) that the applicant's environmental review record for the project indicates omission of a required decision, finding, or step applicable to the project in the environmental review process; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by DOC; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental design. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and may be addressed to the CDBG Program, Department of Commerce, Community Development Division, P.O. Box 200523, 301 S. Park Avenue, Helena, Montana 59620. Objections to the release of funds on bases other than those stated above will not be considered by the Department of Commerce. No objection received after June 18, 2021 will be considered by the Department of Commerce. s/s Brent Teske, Mayor City of Libby PO Box 1428 Libby, Montana 59923 By: Michael W. Fraser PE., Environmental Certifying Officer Published In The Western News June 1, 2021. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF SALE Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Timber Sale The Edna Mountain Returns Timber Sale is located within Section 16, T34N-R26W on the State's Stillwater Unit. Approximately 22,335 tons, consisting of mixed conifer sawlogs, are offered for sale. Sealed bids will be opened at the Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, 2705 Spurgin Road, Missoula, Montana on June 17, 2021 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 $36,596.00, 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. 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 May 18, 25, June 1 & 8, 2021. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF SALE Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Timber Sale The Lightning Peak Timber Sale is located within Section 6, T28N-R28W; Section 30, T29N-R28W; and Section 36, T29N-R29W on the State's Libby Unit. Approximately 28,180 tons, consisting 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 24, 2021 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 $13,794.00, 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 21,2021 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), the Northwestern Land Office in Kalispell (406-751-2257), or the Libby Unit Office in Libby, MT (406-293-2711). 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 May 25, June 1, 8 & 15, 2021. MNAXLP

C. Mark Hash Hash, O'Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP Attorneys at Law 136 1st Ave. W. P. O. Box 1178 Kalispell, MT 59903-1178 (406) 755-6919 cmhash@hashlaw.com Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF BETTY LOUISE ROSS, Deceased Cause No. DP-21-50 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representa-tive 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 be either mailed to Clyde E. Ross, Sr., the Personal Representative, by certified mail, return receipt requested, c/o Hash, O'Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP, Attorneys at Law, P.O. Box 1178, Kalispell, Montana 59903-1178, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this 14th day of May 2021 s/ Clyde E. Ross, Sr. Personal Representative Hash, O'Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP By s/ C Mark Hash Published In The Western News May 25, Jun 1 & 8, 2021. MNAXLP

Notice of Intent to Transfer. Kootenai Sand & Gravel, Inc. will move its Crushing Plant. Crusher/Screen Plant, Permit # 3802-02. From: Section 35, Township 37N, Range 27W, County, Lincoln, Site Eureka. To: Section 13, Township 31N, Range 34W, County, Lincoln, Site Troy District #2. Signature: Donavan Truman. May 27, 2021. The department will accept public comment for 15 days after the date of publication, address a public comment to Air Permitting Section, Air Resources Management Bureau, Department of Environmental Quality, 1520 E. 6th Ave., P.O. Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620-0901. Published In The Western News June 1, 2021. MNAXLP

MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY PAUL KOROWSKI Plaintiff, vs. COLLECTION BUREAU SERVICES, INC. a Montana Corporation, PINEWOOD PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, and SANDRA L. DOUBEK, an individual, and, if deceased, all legal and personal representatives, heirs, legatees and devisees, and all other persons unknown who claim or might claim any right, title, estate or interest in, or lien or encumbrances upon the real property described in the Complaint or any part thereof, adverse to the Plaintiff's title thereto, whether such claim or possible claim be present or contingent, including any claim or possible claim of elective share, inchoate or accrued Defendants. Cause No DV-20-201 Judge: Matthew J. Cuffe SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION DEFENDANTS AND TO ALL OTHER PERSONS UNKNOWN, GREETINGS: 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 Plaintiff's attorneys within 21 days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service; and in case of your failure to appear or Answer, Judgment will be taken against you, by default, for the relief demanded in this Complaint. That action is brought for the purpose of quieting title upon the Plaintiff's real property at issue in this litigation situated in Lincoln County, Montana, particularly described as follows: Lincoln County Tax Parcel ID No. 9572 PINEWOOD VILLAGE, .023 ACRE 56-4175-25-2-09-04-0000 *9572* Section 25, Township 30 North, Range 31 West, Block 008 Lot 4 according to the map or plat thereof, on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder, Lincoln County, Montana. Plaintiff obtained title to the above-described real property via Tax Deed issued by the Lincoln County Treasurer's office to Plaintiff dated August 3, 2020, recorded as Document No. 286902, Book No. 383, Page No. 804, records of the Lincoln County Clerk and Recorder's office. Pursuant to Rule 4(o)(1)(A) M.R.Civ.P, as evidenced by the allegations set forth in the Complaint, this action involves real property in Montana in which the Defendants claim an actual or contingent lien or interest, and the relief demanded consists wholly or partially in excluding the Defendants from any interest therein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 19th day of May, 2021. CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT By: s/s Kelsi Chambers Deputy Clerk Published In The Western News May 25, Jun 1 & 8, 2021. MNAXLP