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Legals for January, 26 2024

| January 26, 2024 12:00 AM

PUBLIC NOTICE RESOLUTION 2024-05 ESTABLISH DAYS/HOURS OF OPERATION FOR COUNTY OFFICES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Lincoln County Coacmmissioners on the 31st day of January 2024 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lincoln County Courthouse located at 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana for the purpose of establishing days/hours of operation for the county offices, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, except legal holidays and Saturdays.  For questions or further information please contact Clerk and Recorder, Corrina Brown: email lcclerk@libby.org or call 406 283-2306 PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 16 & 26, 2024. MNAXLP

Montana Nineteenth Judicial District Court Lincoln County In the Matter of the Name Change of Courtney Winebark Courtney Winebark, Petitioner. Cause No. DV-23-225 Noticeo of Hearing on Name Change This is notice that Petioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Courtney Elaine Winebark to Courtney Elaine Pulver. The hearing will be on March 12, 2024 at 11:00am. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Lincoln County. Dated December 22nd, 2023. TRICIA BROOKS, Clerk of District Court By: s/ Michelle Freese Deputy Clerk of Court PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2024. 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 JAMES LOUIS HAINES,  Deceased Cause No.  DP-23-3 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 be either mailed to Cathy M. Haines, 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 5th  day of January, 2024.  s/Cathy M. Haines, Personal Representative   Hash, O’Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP  By s/ C Mark Hash  PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 12, 19 & 26, 2024. MNAXLP

ANN C. GERMAN Attorney at Law P.O. Box 1530 Libby, Montana 59923 Attorney for Personal Representative Kelly Wyman Evans MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY Honorable Matthew J. Cuffe IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LLOYD CHARLES EVANS, Deceased. Cause No. DP-2024-5 NOTICE TO CREDITORES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Kelly Wyman Evans 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 pulication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to Ann C. German, attorney for the personal representative, return receipt requested, at P.O. Box 1530, Libby, Montana 59923, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Coourt at the Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923. DATED this 8th day of January, 2024. s/ Ann C German ANN C. GERMAN, Attorney for Personal Representative P.O. Box 1530 Libby, MT, 59923 PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 12, 19, and 26, 2024. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that FIRST MONTANA BANK, INC., of 600 East Missoula Avenue, P.O. Box 370, Troy, Montana 59935, as the Beneficiary, and Martin S. King, the Successor Trustee, under the Deed of Trust dated February 18, 2020, and Modification of Deed of Trust dated May 7, 2020, made, given and executed by Linda Lee and described herein (referred to in this notice as the “Trust Indenture”), have elected to sell the real property described in this notice on  May 3, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at the south entrance of the Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT  59923, and on the terms described in this notice, in order to satisfy the obligations described in this notice, pursuant to the terms of the Trust Indenture and the provisions of the Small Tract Financing Act, Mont. Code Ann. § 71-1-301, et. seq. DESCRIPTION OF THE TRUST INDENTURE: Description and Date: Deed of Trust dated February 18, 2020, and modification of Deed of Trust dated May 7, 2020 Grantor(s):  Linda Lee  Original Trustee: First American Title Company of Montana, Inc. Successor Trustee: Martin S. King Beneficiary: FIRST MONTANA BANK OF MONTANA, INC. Recording Information: Deed of Trust was recorded on February 24, 2020, Document 284205, Book 381, Page 276 and modified on May 7, 2020, and recorded on May 13, 2020, Document 285352, Book 382, Page 335, records of the Lincoln County, Montana Clerk and Recorder DESCRIPTION OF THE REAL PROPERTY COVERED BY THE TRUST INDENTURE AND WHICH WILL BE SOLD AT THE TRUSTEE’S SALE: All of Grantor’s right, title, and interest in and to the following described real property located in Lincoln County, State of Montana, together with all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements and fixtures; all easements, rights of way, and appurtenances; all water, water rights and ditch rights (including stock in utilities with ditch (including stock in utilities with ditch or irrigation rightsirrigation rights); and all ); and all other rights, royalties, and profits relating to the real property, including without limitation all minerals, oil, gas, geothermal and similar matters.  Lots 9 and 10, BLOCK 4, WEST TROY 3rd ADDITION, Lincoln County, Montana. The real property or its address is commonly known as 505 E. Missoula Avenue, Troy, MT 59935. RECORDING REFERENCE: Deed of Trust dated February 18, 2020, recorded February 24, 2020, Document No. 284205, Book 381, Page 276, and modification of Deed of Trust dated May 7, 2020, and recorded May 13, 2020, Document No. 285352, Book 382, Page 335, records of Lincoln County, Montana.  OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE TRUST INDENTURE: Appointment of Successor Trustee, appointing Martin S. King as successor trustee in the place of First American Title Company of Montana, Inc., in the records of the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lincoln County, Montana, recorded on November 24, 2023, at Document No. 308411, Book 403, Page 943. DEFAULT FOR WHICH THE FORECLOSURE IS MADE: The Grantor has defaulted on the terms of said Trust Indenture and the corresponding Promissory Home Equity Line of Credit because Note the payments required thereunder have not been paid when due,  real property taxes against the real property have not been paid when due, and the Grantor under the Trust Indenture and Borrower under the Home Equity Line of Credit has died. AMOUNTS OWED ON THE OBLIGATIONS SECURED BY THE TRUST INDENTURE as of December 4, 2023: Principal $27,982.39 Interest continues to accrue. In addition, the Grantor is obligated to pay the expenses of this sale, which include the Beneficiary’s costs and expenses advanced to preserve and protect the real property; insurance; real property taxes, and all penalties and interest relating to real property taxes, that may become due or are delinquent; Beneficiary’s costs and attorney fees; and the Successor Trustee’s costs and fees.  If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, they will be added to the obligation secured by the Trust Indenture. THE TRUSTEE’S OR BENEFICIARY’S ELECTION TO SELL THE REAL PROPERTY TO SATISFY THE OBLIGATION: The Beneficiary has elected and directed the Successor Trustee to sell the above-described real property to satisfy the obligation. DATE, PLACE, and TIME OF SALE: Date and time of sale:  May 3, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Place: The south entrance to the Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT  (406) 293-7781. RIGHT TO CURE: The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having a subordinate lien or encumbrance of record on the aforesaid real property, or any beneficiary under a subordinate trust indenture, at any time prior to the trustee’s sale, may pay to the present Beneficiary the entire amount then due under the Trust Indenture and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and trustee’s and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred, and pay all past due real property taxes and related sums, and thereby cure the default theretofore existing.  This communication is from a debt collector.  This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Dated this 8th day of December, 2023. s/Martin S. King Martin S. King, Successor Trustee Worden Thane P.C. 321 W. Broadway, Ste 300 Missoula, MT  59802-4142 (406) 721-3400 STATE OF MONTANA : ss. County of Missoula On the 8th day of December, 2023, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public for the State of Montana, personally appeared Martin S. King, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within Notice of Trustee’s Sale as Successor Trustee, and acknowledged to me that he executed the same as such Successor Trustee. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and notarial seal the day and year first above written. s/Christina Dimuro Notary Public For The State Of Montana PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 20, 27 & February 2, 2024. MNAXLP

Kelly R. O’Brien MEASURE LAW, P.C. 128 2nd Street East P.O. Box 918 Kalispell, Montana 59903 Phone: (406) 752-6373 Fax:     (406) 752-7168 Attorneys for Estate of Edwin A. Parris MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF T HE ESTATE OF: EDWIN A. PARRIS, Deceased. No. DP-24-6 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that EDWIN J. PARRIS has been appointed as Personal Representative of the above-named estate, and that the address of the Personal Representative is set forth below.  All persons or creditors having claims against the decedent are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the daate of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. A written statement of the claim indicating its basis, the name and address of the claimant, and the amount claimed, may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, at Libby, Lincoln County, Montana, and mailed, Return Receipt Requested, to EDWIN J. PARRIS, Personal Representative, c/o Measure Law, P.C., Attorneys for the Estate of Edwin A. Parris, at P.O. Box 918, Kalispell, MT  59903. DATED: November 21, 2023 /s/ EDWIN J. PARRIS Personal Representative Estate of Edwin A. Parris, Deceased. MEASURE LAW, P.C. By: /s/ Kelly R. O’Brien Attorneys for Estate of Edwin A. Parris PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 26, February 2 & 9, 2024. MNAXLP

Tara A. Harris Melissa Broch HARRIS LAW OFFICE PLLC 825 Great Northern Blvd, Suite 318 Helena, MT 59601 Phone:(406) 513-1412 Email:tara@harrislawmt.com melissa@harrislawmt.com Attorneys for Personal Representative for the Estate of Michelle Ann Colaianni MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT LINCOLN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of: MICHELLE ANN COLAIANNI, Deceased.  Probate No. DP-23-165 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 Decedent, Michelle Ann Colaianni, 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 William Colaianni, Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o TARA A. HARRIS, HARRIS LAW OFFICE PLLC, 825 Great Northern Blvd., Ste. 318, Helena, Montana 59601, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.  DATED this 20th day of December, 2023. s/ WILLIAM COLAIANNI Personal Representative By: TARA A. HARRIS  Attorney for Personal Representative PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 26, February 2 & 9, 2024. MNAXLP

GRANT S. SNELL ANDREW C. MORRIS CROWLEY FLECK PLLP 219 E. Center St. P. O. Box 759 Kalispell, MT 59903-0759 Telephone:(406) 752-6644 Facsimile:(406) 752-5108 Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of Beverly Parker Perez, Deceased. Cause No.: DP-24-4 District Judge: Matthew J. Cuffe NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ellen Jean Johnston 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 this Notice is first published, or their claims will be forever barred.  Claims must either be mailed to the estate, return receipt requested, at P.O. Box 759, Kalispell, MT 59903, or filed with the Clerk of this Court. DATED January 6, 2024. Ellen Jean Johnston, Personal Representative of the Estate of Beverly Parker Perez PUBLISHED IN The Western News January 26, February 2 & 9, 2024. MNAXLP