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Legals for May, 25 2021

| May 25, 2021 12:00 AM

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 THAT A TAX DEED MAY BE ISSUED IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY TO: Resident/Occupant NHN Kootenai Avenue Troy, MT 59935 Anthony E. Brown and Valerie J. Brown PO Box 83 Troy, MT 59935 Anthony E. Brown 130 E. Kootenai Ave. Troy, MT 59935 Valerie J. Brown 301 E. Mineral Ave. Troy, MT 59935 Unknown Interested Party Address Unknown Valerie J. Brown PO Box 118 Troy, MT 59935 City of Troy PO Box 823 Troy, MT 59935 Collection Bureau Services, Inc. Michael J. Moore and Ramon E. Mercado PO Box 7339 Missoula, MT 59807 Collection Bureau Services, Inc. Michael J. Moore and Ramon E. Mercado 212 E. Spruce St. Missoula, MT 59802 Pursuant to Section 15-18-219, Montana Code Annotated, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. As a result of a property tax delinquency, a property tax lien exists on the following described real property in which you may have an interest: Property Address: NHN Kootenai Avenue, Troy, MT 59935 Property Description: West Troy Original Townsite 4280-12-3-09-01-000 West Troy Lots 1-2-3 BLK 6 S12 T31N R34W Described in the Litigation Guarantee (also known as): Lots 1, 2, and 3 of Block 6, West Troy, according to the plat thereof on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder, Lincoln County, Montana. 2. The property taxes became delinquent on June 1, 2018. 3. The property tax lien was attached on August 1, 2018. 4. The property tax lien was subsequently assigned to: Guardian Tax MT, LLC, 1423 Grandview Ave., Suite 101, Papillion, NE 68046. 5. As of the date of this notice, the amount of the tax due is: TAXES: $ 2,984.56 PENALTY: $ 59.28 INTEREST: $ 138.30 COST: $ 277.67 TOTAL: $ 3,459.81 6. For the property tax lien to be liquidated, the total amount listed in paragraph 5 must be paid by August 2, 2021 which is the date that the redemption period expires or expired. 7. If all taxes, penalties, interest, and costs are not paid to the County Treasurer on or prior to August 2, 2021, which is the date the redemption period expires, a tax deed auction will be held within 60 days. 8. Any surplus funds resulting from the auction will be distributed to interested parties. A notarized claim for surplus funds must be filed with the County Treasurer within 30 days of the auction. 9. The business address and telephone number of the County Treasurer who is responsible for issuing the tax deed is: Lincoln County Treasurer, 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana 59923; Phone (406) 283-2402. FURTHER NOTICE FOR THOSE PERSONS LISTED ABOVE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN: 1. The address of the interested party is unknown. 2. The published notice meets the legal requirements for notice of a pending tax deed auction. 3. The interested party's rights in the property may be in jeopardy. Dated this 18th day of May, 2021. Michael F. McGuinness Attorney for Guardian Tax MT, LLC IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY Published In The Western News May 18 & 25, 2021. MNAXLP

NOTICE THAT A TAX DEED MAY BE ISSUED IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY. TO: Occupant, 111 My Road, Libby, MT 59923 Occupant, P.O. Box 381 Libby, Montana 59923-0381 Lincoln County Treasurer 512 California Avenue Libby MT 59923 Robert R. Payne 603 Main Avenue Libby, Montana 59923 Occupant, 603 Main Avenue, Libby, Montana 59923 Robert Payne 111 My Road, Libby, MT 59923 Robert R. Payne P.O. Box 381 Libby, Montana 59923-0381 Pursuant to section 15-18-212, Montana Code Annotated, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: As a result of a property tax delinquency, a property tax lien exists on the following described real property in which you may have an interest: S02, T30 N, R31 W, C.O.S. 1974, ACRES 16.7032, TRS 3A & 3B IN NW4NW4 SEC 2 & 1E1 IN NE4NE4 SEC 3 2. The property taxes became delinquent on 1st June 2018 3. The property tax lien was attached on 1st August 2018 4. The lien was subsequently assigned to . Paul Korowski 5. As of the date of this notice, the amount of tax due is: TAXES: $ 5529.66 PENALTY: $ 90.91 INTEREST: $ 1248.26 COST: $ 226.04 TOTAL: $ 7094.87 6. For the property tax lien to be liquidated, the total amount listed in paragraph 5 must be paid by . 1st August 2021 which is the date that the redemption period expires or expired. 7. If all taxes, penalties, interest, and costs are not paid to the COUNTY TREASURER on or prior to 1st August 2021 which is the date the redemption period expires, a tax deed may be issued to the assignee or county that is the possessor of the tax lien on the day following the date that the redemption period expires. 8. The business address and telephone number of the county treasurer who is responsible for issuing the tax deed is: Lincoln County Treasurer, 512 California Avenue, Libby MT 59923. Telephone 406 283 2400 FURTHER NOTICE FOR THOSE PERSONS LISTED ABOVE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN: 1. The address of the interested party is unknown. 2. The published notice meets the legal requirements for notice of a pending tax deed issuance. 3. The interested party's rights in the property may be in jeopardy. DATED at Tecumseh this 13th May 2021 s/s Paul Korowski IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY Published In The Western News May 18 & 25, 2021. MNAXLP

NOTICE THAT A TAX DEED MAY BE ISSUED IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY. TO: John Loomis and Deborah Kaye Loomis Rt 3 Box 1342 Libby, MT 59923 John Loomis and Deborah Kaye Loomis, 30 Parmenter Dr. Libby, MT 59923 Michael J. Moore John Nowakowski Collection Bureau Services, Inc P.O. Box 7339 Missoula, Montana 59807 Equity Trust Company Cust FBO Twila G. Wilcut IRA PO Box 1409 Elyria, OH 44036 Occupant 30 Parmenter Dr. Libby, MT 59923 Internal Revenue Service Rocky Mountain Division MS 5021 DEN 1999 Broadway Denver, CO 80202-2490 Lincoln County Treasurer 512 California Avenue Libby MT 59923 Occupant Rt 3 Box 1342 Libby, MT 59923 Pursuant to section 15-18-212, Montana Code Annotated, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: As a result of a property tax delinquency, a property tax lien exists on the following described real property in which you may have an interest: 30N 31W 04 GLENWOOD HOMES, LOT 1B 1.401 2. The property taxes became delinquent on 1st June 2018 3. The property tax lien was attached on 1st August 2018 4. The lien was subsequently assigned to . Paul Korowski 5. As of the date of this notice, the amount of tax due is: TAXES: $ 4610.83 PENALTY: $ 72.74 INTEREST: $ 913.16 COST: $ 228.95 TOTAL: $ 5825.68 6. For the property tax lien to be liquidated, the total amount listed in paragraph 5 must be paid by . 1st August 2021 which is the date that the redemption period expires or expired. 7. If all taxes, penalties, interest, and costs are not paid to the COUNTY TREASURER on or prior to 1st August 2021 which is the date the redemption period expires, a tax deed may be issued to the assignee or county that is the possessor of the tax lien on the day following the date that the redemption period expires. 8. The business address and telephone number of the county treasurer who is responsible for issuing the tax deed is: Lincoln County Treasurer, 512 California Avenue, Libby MT 59923. Telephone 406 283 2400 FURTHER NOTICE FOR THOSE PERSONS LISTED ABOVE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN: 1. The address of the interested party is unknown. 2. The published notice meets the legal requirements for notice of a pending tax deed issuance. 3. The interested party's rights in the property may be in jeopardy. DATED at Tecumseh this 13th May 2021 s/s Paul Korowski IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY Published In The Western News May 18 & 25, 2021. MNAXLP

NOTICE THAT A TAX DEED MAY BE ISSUED IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY. TO: Carolyn J. Norstebon 414 Montana Avenue Libby, MT 59923 Carolyn J. Norstebon 36325 U.S. Highway 2 Libby, MT 59923-8336 Occupant 414 Montana Avenue Libby, MT 59923 Occupant 36325 U.S. Highway 2 Libby, MT 59923-8336 Michael J. Moore Nathan A. Fluter Collection Bureau Services, Inc PO Box 7339 Missoula, MT 59807 Lincoln County Treasurer 512 California Avenue Libby MT 59923 Pursuant to section 15-18-212, Montana Code Annotated, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: As a result of a property tax delinquency, a property tax lien exists on the following described real property in which you may have an interest: LIBBY ORIGINAL TOWNSITE, S03, T30 N, R31 W, BLOCK 015, Lot 006, LOTS 6 7 8 & N2 LOT 9 *5015 2. The property taxes became delinquent on 1st June 2018 3. The property tax lien was attached on 1st August 2018 4. The lien was subsequently assigned to . Paul Korowski 5. As of the date of this notice, the amount of tax due is: TAXES: $ 6854.87 PENALTY: $ 113.80 INTEREST: $ 1564.99 COST: $ 228.95 TOTAL: $ 8762.61 6. For the property tax lien to be liquidated, the total amount listed in paragraph 5 must be paid by . 1st August 2021 which is the date that the redemption period expires or expired. 7. If all taxes, penalties, interest, and costs are not paid to the COUNTY TREASURER on or prior to 1st August 2021 which is the date the redemption period expires, a tax deed may be issued to the assignee or county that is the possessor of the tax lien on the day following the date that the redemption period expires. 8. The business address and telephone number of the county treasurer who is responsible for issuing the tax deed is: Lincoln County Treasurer, 512 California Avenue, Libby MT 59923. Telephone 406 283 2400 FURTHER NOTICE FOR THOSE PERSONS LISTED ABOVE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN: 1. The address of the interested party is unknown. 2. The published notice meets the legal requirements for notice of a pending tax deed issuance. 3. The interested party's rights in the property may be in jeopardy. DATED at Tecumseh this 13th May 2021 s/s Paul Korowski IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY Published In The Western News May 18 & 25, 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