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Legals for May, 7 2024

| May 7, 2024 12:00 AM

Russell S. Barnes Attorney At Law PO Box 5482 Whitefish, Montana 59917 MATTHEY W. CUFFE, DISTRICT JUDGE IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF MONTANA, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF NANCY HELEN HEYNE, Deceased NO DP - 24-39 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 by mailed to NADINE E. PIVAL, The Personal Representative, return receipt rerquested, at the address below or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. DATED this 19th day of April, 2024. s/ Nadine E. Pival c/o Russell S. Barnes Attorney at Law PO Box 5482 Whitefish, Montana 59937 PUBLISHED IN The Western News April 23, 30 & May 7, 2024. MNAXLP

Public Notice DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION TIMBER SALE The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Libby Unit is proposing a timber harvest on approximately 318 acres of State Trust Land located in T31N, R31W, Sec. 36 within the Kootenai River drainage.  A brief description of the proposed action is listed below. Preliminary estimates indicate that approximately 1.5 – 2.5 million board feet of timber would be harvested.  Approximately 2.5 -3 miles of new road construction, and approximately 4 miles of road maintenance would be required to access timber. Ground based tractor logging systems would be utilized on approximately 151 acres and cable based logging systems would be utilized on remaining acres.  Proposed silvicultural harvest treatments would include seed tree, shelterwood, or commercial thinning. Follow-up treatments could include machine piling and scarification, slash burning, weed spraying, hand planting tree seedlings and pre-commercial thinning.  Road construction and harvest activities could begin during 2025. This timber sale is part of a program managing forested State Trust Land for revenue to support the Common Schools Trust.   The Department would like the public’s input regarding the proposal to harvest timber on this parcel.  Those interested should address written comments to: Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Attention: Dave Marsh, 177 State Lands Office Road, Libby, MT 59923, or E-mail:  You can telephone at: (406) 283-3535.  Comments need to be received by 5:00 PM on May 24, 2024.        PUBLISHED IN The Western News April 23, 30, May 7, 14 & 21, 2024. MNAXLP

MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT LINCOLN COUNTY In Re The Parenting Of: F.K., A.T-K, and G.K., Minor Children KAVIN KIRK, Petitioner and FRANCIS TRENT-KIRK, Respondent. 6 Cause No: DR-24-34 SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION THE STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENT: YOU, THE RESPONDENT, ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Petition for Establishment of Permanent Parenting Plan in this action which is filed in the office of the Clerk of the above-named Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy of your answer upon the Petitioner within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to appear or answer, judgment will be taking against you by default for the relief demanded in the Petition. SERVE A COPY OF YOUR RESPONSE ON PETITIONER AT: PO Box 758, Libby, MT 59923 FILE ORIGINAL RESPONSE WITH THE CLERK OF COURT AT: Clerk of District Court 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 DATED this 26th day of April, 2024. TRICIA BROOKS Clerk of the District Court By: s/ Miranda Phoenix Deputy Clerk PUBLISHED IN The Western Nes April 30, May 7 & 14, 2024. MNAXLP

LINCOLN COUNTY TAX APPEAL BOARD 2024 SESSION In accordance with 15-15-101(6) MCA, the Lincoln County Tax Appeal Board will be in session from July 1st through December 31st, 2024 for the business of hearing appeals of property valuations set by the Montana Department of Revenue. Any taxpayer who disagrees with the appraised value of his or her property may file an appeal with the Lincoln County Tax Appeal Board within 30 days of the date on the Notice of Classification and Appraisal or Notice to Change Valuation (assessment notice). Appeal forms are available at the Lincoln County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, or at Upon receipt of the appeal form the Tax Appeal Board will notify the appellant and schedule a hearing. For further information, contact Lincoln County Tax Appeal Board Secretary, Jennifer Brown at 406 283-2319 or PUBLISHED IN The Western News May 7, 2024. MNAXLP