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Legals for March, 29 2024

| March 29, 2024 12:00 AM

CITY OF LIBBY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING MONDAY, APRIL 8th, 2024, at 7:00PM COUNCIL CHAMBERS CITY HALL The City of Libby will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 8th, 2024, at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers of City Hall. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive comments on recommended utility rate increases and charging of equivalent dwelling units.  For further information please contact the City Administrator at city.admin@cityoflibby.com, PO Box 1428, Libby MT, 59923, call (406) 293-2731 x 4102, or stop by City Hall at 952 E. Spruce Street in Libby.  To access this meeting electronically with ZOOM Dial 253-215-8782 Meeting ID: 4042719951 Password: 151041 PUBLISHED In The Western News March 15, 22 & 29, 2024. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE To be sold for cash at a Trustee’s Sale on August 1, 2024, at 02:00 PM outside the North door steps of the County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923, the following described real property situated in Lincoln County, State of Montana: An irregular tract of land lying north of Libby, Montana within Lincoln County, and in the SE1/4SW1/4 of Section 29, Township 31 North, Range 31 West, P.M.M., and more particularly described as Parcel A-1 of CS #4444RB. More commonly known as 642 Rawlings Rd, Libby, MT 59923. Corrine A. Albrecht and Catherine M. Sergeant, as Grantors, conveyed said real property to Flying S Title and Escrow of Montana, Inc., as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as designated nominee for CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC, Beneficiary of the security instrument, its successors and assigns, by Deed of Trust on November 16, 2022, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Lincoln County, State of Montana, on November 16, 2022, as Instrument No. 303697, in Book 399, at Page 636, of Official Records. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows: Assignee: CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC Assignment Dated: January 25, 2024 Assignment Recorded: January 30, 2024 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 309171, in Book 404 Records, at Page 606 All in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder for Lincoln County, Montana Jason J. Henderson is the Successor Trustee pursuant to a Substitution of Trustee recorded in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lincoln County, State of Montana, on February 29, 2024, as Instrument No. 309511, in Book 404 Records, at Page 889, of Official Records.  The Beneficiary has declared a default in the terms of said Deed of Trust due to the Grantor(s) failure to make monthly payments beginning June 1, 2023, and each month subsequent, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation and other charges against the property or loan. By reason of said default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable.  The total amount due on this obligation is the principal sum of $404,379.23, interest in the sum of $26,874.32, escrow advances of $3,984.86, other amounts due and payable in the amount of $652.89 for a total amount owing of $435,891.30, plus accruing interest, late charges, and other fees and costs that may be incurred or advanced.  The Beneficiary anticipates and may disburse such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantor.  If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust.  Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees, costs and expenses of the sale, and late charges, if any.  Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Trustee to sell the above described property to satisfy the obligation.  The sale is a public sale and any person, including the Beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale.  The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier’s checks).  The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed, without any representation or warranty, including warranty of title, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale is being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards.  The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale.  The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having an interest in the property, has the right, at any time prior to the Trustee’s Sale, to pay to the Beneficiary, or the successor in interest to the Beneficiary, the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Deed of Trust with Successor Trustee’s and attorney’s fees.  In the event that all defaults are cured the foreclosure will be dismissed and the foreclosure sale will be canceled.   The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason.  In the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days.  If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Successor Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse.  This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.  Dated this 8th day of March, 2024. Jason J. Henderson Substitute Trustee 38 2nd Avenue East Dickinson, ND 58601 Telephone: 801-355-2886 Office Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8AM-5PM (MST) File No. MT21940 PUBLISHED IN The Western News March 22, 29 & April 5, 2024. MNAXLP

MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of JUDITH A. FAGAN, Deceased. Probate Case No. DP-2015-85 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Lori Cole of DPHHS Third-Party Liability Unit has been named Special Administrator 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 publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to Liz Leman, Agency Legal Counsel, Post Office Box 201440, Helena, Montana 59620-1440, attorney for the Special Administrator, return receipt requested, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this 5th day of March 2024. /s/ LIZ LEMAN Agency Legal Counsel 1712 Ninth Avenue Helena, MT 59601 PUBLISHED IN The Western News March 29, April 5 & 12, 2024. MNAXLP

MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of ROGER FAGAN, SR., Deceased. Probate Case No. DP-2018-087 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Lori Cole of DPHHS Third-Party Liability Unit has been named Special Administrator 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 publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to Liz Leman, Agency Legal Counsel, Post Office Box 201440, Helena, Montana 59620-1440, attorney for the Special Administrator, return receipt requested, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this 5th day of March 2024. /s/ LIZ LEMAN Agency Legal Counsel 1712 Ninth Avenue Helena, MT 59601 PUBLISHED IN The Western News March 29, April 5 & 12 2024. MNAXLP