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Claude I. Burlingame Claude I. Burlingame, P.C. P. O. Box 1587 Thompson Falls, MT 59873 (406) 827-3372 Attorney for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, SANDERS COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JIM BROWN, Deceased. Cause No. DP 22-34, 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 be mailed to Cynthia Karnes, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Claude I. Burlingame, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 1587, Thompson Falls, MT 59873, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. DATED this 20th day of May 2022, at Plains, Montana. s// CYNTHIA KARNES, Personal Representative Published in the Clark Fork Valley Press on May 25 and June 1, June 8, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF SALE Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Timber Sale The Smiley Face Timber Sale is located within Section 32, T22N-R26W on the State's Plains Unit. Approximately 21,625 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 27, 2022 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 $15,451.00, 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 20, 2022 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). Visit our website at http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/trust/forest-management/timber-sale-information for upcoming sales and bid results. Published in the Clark Fork Valley press on June 1, June 8, June 15 and June 22, 2022. MNAXLP

Douglas R. Austin Attorney at Law P.O. Box 224 Superior, MT 59872 Attorney for Personal Representative MONTANA FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, MINERAL COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF DANIELLE LOREN SUTTON Decease Probate No. DP-2022-9 Dept. No. 2 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 decedent 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 DANNY L. SUTTON, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. Dated this 19th day of May, 2022. /s/ Danny L.Sutton Danny L. Sutton P.O. Box 1161 Superior, MT 59872 Published in the Mineral Independent on May 25 and June 1, June 8, 2022. MNAXLP

Douglas R. Austin P.O. Box 224 Superior, MT 59872 406-822-4771 Attorney for Personal Representative MONTANA FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, MINERAL COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF ANN MARIE EBELT, Deceased Probate No. DP-2022-8 Dept No. 2 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 decedent 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 RODNEY K. EBELT, of 219 N. Harmony Road, Spokane Valley, WA 99016, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. Dated this 18 day of May, 2022. /s/ Rodney K. Ebelt Rodney K. Ebelt 219 N. Harmony Road Spokane Valley, WA 99016 Published in the Mineral Independent on May 25 and June 1, June 8, 2022. MNAXLP

Douglas D. Harris Amanda Boutwell DOUGLAS HARRIS LAW OFFICES Attorney at Law 322 West Spruce Street P.O. Box 7937 Missoula, Montana 59807-7937 Telephone: (406) 549-5176 Email: sprucelaw@blackfoot.net ATTORNEYS FOR PETITIONER MONTANA FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, MINERAL COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: RICHARD HUGH JOHNSON, Deceased. Cause No.: DP-22-04 Dept No.: 5 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 (4) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice to Creditors or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to POLLY JO McNEAL, Personal Representative, return receipt requested, in care of Douglas Harris, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 7937, Missoula, Montana 59807-7937 or filed with the Clerk of the above-named Court. DATED this 5th day of May, 2022. /s/ Douglas Harris, Douglas Harris, Attorney For, Polly Jo McNeal, Personal Representative Published in the Mineral Independent on May 18, May 25 and June 1, 2022. MNAXLP

PUBLIC OPPORTUNITY TO PROTEST TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF MONTANA ALL-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSE DEBORGIA HIDEOUT, LLC (RYAN GUTIERREZ and RICHARD GUTIERREZ, Owner(s)) has applied to transfer Montana All-Alcoholic Beverages License No. 54-999-4948-001 to be operated at THE HIDEOUT BAR, 132 Deborgia Haugan Frontage Rd, De Borgia, Mineral County. The public may protest this license transfer in accordance with the law. Who can protest this transfer? Protests will be accepted from residents of the county of the proposed location Mineral County, residents of adjoining Montana counties, and residents of adjoining counties in another state if the criteria in 16-4-207(4)(d), Montana Code Annotated (MCA), are met. What information must be included? Protest letters must be legible and contain (1) the protestor's full name, mailing address, and street address; (2) the license number 54-999-4948-001 and the applicant's name DEBORGIA HIDEOUT, LLC; (3) an indication that the letter is intended as a protest; (4) a description of the grounds for protesting; and (5) the protestor's signature. A letter with multiple signatures will be considered one protest letter. What are valid protest grounds? The protest may be based on the applicant's qualifications listed in 16-4-401, MCA, or the grounds for denial of an application in 16-4-405, MCA. Examples of valid protest grounds include: (1) the applicant is unlikely to operate the establishment in compliance with the law; (2) the proposed location cannot be properly policed by local authorities; and (3) the welfare of the people in the vicinity of the proposed location will be adversely and seriously affected. How are protests submitted? Protests must be postmarked to the Department of Revenue, Office of Dispute Resolution, P.O. Box 5805, Helena, Montana 59604-5805 on or before June 13, 2022. What happens if the transfer is protested? Depending on the number of protests and the protest grounds, a public hearing will be held in Helena or De Borgia. All valid protestors will be notified of the hearing's time, date and location. Hearings typically are scheduled within 90 days. A protester's hearing testimony is limited to the grounds in the protester's letter. Following the hearing, the Department of Revenue will notify the public whether the license transfer is approved or denied. How can additional information be obtained? The cited MCA statutes are online at leg.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/. Questions may be directed to Lisa Patzer, Compliance Specialist for the Department of Revenue's Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, at 444-4332 or LPatzer@mt.gov Published in the Mineral Independent on June 1 and June 8, 2022. MNAXLP

PUBLIC OPPORTUNITY TO PROTEST TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP AND LOCATION OF MONTANA ALL-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSE SIX8 SALOON LLC (Harris Eisenberg, Owner(s)) has applied to transfer Montana All-Alcoholic Beverages License No. 54-872-4927-001 to be operated at SIX8 SALOON, 625 Longhorn Ln, Superior, County. The public may protest this license transfer in accordance with the law. Who can protest this transfer? Protests will be accepted from residents of the county of the proposed location County, residents of adjoining Montana counties, and residents of adjoining counties in another state if the criteria in 16-4-207(4)(d), Montana Code Annotated (MCA), are met. What information must be included? Protest letters must be legible and contain (1) the protestor's full name, mailing address, and street address; (2) the license number 54-872-4927-001 and the applicant's name SIX8 SALOON LLC; (3) an indication that the letter is intended as a protest; (4) a description of the grounds for protesting; and (5) the protestor's signature. A letter with multiple signatures will be considered one protest letter. What are valid protest grounds? The protest may be based on the applicant's qualifications listed in 16-4-401, MCA,or the grounds for denial of an application in 16-4-405, MCA. Examples of valid protest grounds include: (1) the applicant is unlikely to operate the establishment in compliance with the law; (2) the proposed location cannot be properly policed by local authorities; and (3) the welfare of the people in the vicinity of the proposed location will be adversely and seriously affected. How are protests submitted? Protests must be postmarked to the Department of Revenue, Office of Dispute Resolution, P.O. Box 5805, Helena, Montana 59604-5805 on or before June 18, 2022. What happens if the transfer is protested? Depending on the number of protests and the protest grounds, a public hearing will be held in Helena or Superior. All valid protestors will be notified of the hearing's time, date and location. Hearings typically are scheduled within 90 days. A protester's hearing testimony is limited to the grounds in the protester's letter. Following the hearing, the Department of Revenue will notify the public whether the license transfer is approved or denied. How can additional information be obtained? The cited MCA statutes are online at leg.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/. Questions may be directed to Lisa Patzer, Compliance Specialist for the Department of Revenue's Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, at 444-4332 or LPatzer@mt.gov. Published in the Mineral Independent on June 1, June 8, 2022. MNAXLP

Robert T. Bell Lance P. Jasper Reep, Bell & Jasper, P.C. P.O. Box 16960 Missoula, Montana 59808 Telephone: (406) 541-4100 Facsimile: (406) 541-4101 Email:jasper@westernmontanalaw.com Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, SANDERS COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF DAVID LEROY KOSSOW, Deceased. Probate No.: DP-20-48 MOTION TO WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL OF RECORD COME NOW, Robert T. Bell and Lance P. Jasper of Reep, Bell & Jasper, P.C. and, hereby respectfully move this Court to withdraw as counsel of record. Counsel's motion is brought on the grounds and for the reason that counsel has not been in contact with Personal Representative since June of 2021 and attempts to contact Personal Representative have gone unanswered. Based on the foregoing, REEP, BELL & JASPER, P.C., Robert T. Bell and Lance P. Jasper respectfully request the Court issue an order allowing REEP, BELL & JASPER, P.C., Robert T. Bell and Lance P. Jasper to withdraw as counsel and provide that all further service of pleadings or notice of proceedings be served directly upon Chris Kossow at 5742 West Cavendale Drive, Eagle, Idaho 83616, ckossow@eaglesewer.org which is believed to be Personal Representative's last known contact information. Dated this 7th day of March, 2022. REEP, BELL & JASPER, P.C. /s/ Lance Jasper By: Lance Jasper CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, the undersigned, hereby certify that on the 7th day of March, 2022, a true and correct copy of the foregoing was served upon the following as indicated: [X] U.S. Mail [ ] Email [ ] Hand Delivery [ ] Federal Express Chris Kossow 5742 West Cavendale Drive Eagle, Idaho 83616 ckossow@eaglesewer.org [X] U.S. Mail [ ] Email [ ] Hand Delivery [ ] Federal Express Vicki Kossow 2004 23rd Street Pascagoula, Mississippi 39581 [X] U.S. Mail [ ] Email [ ] Hand Delivery [ ] Federal Express Michael Kossow 8531 Sullivan Way Durham, California 95938 Published in the Clark Fork Valley Press on May 25 and June 1, June 8, 2022. MNAXLP

Public Notice Notice of Application for Air Quality Permit (pursuant to Section 75-2-211, MCA, and ARM Title 17, Chapter 8, Subchapter 6, Open Burning), West End Rural Fire District will be filling on or about 2/1/2022 an application for a conditional air quality firefighter training burning permit from the Air, Energy & Minding Division of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (Department). Applicant(s) seeks approval of its/their application to conduct firefighter training exercises which may include burning of Automobile bodies and interiors, Structures, and other materials for training purposes that are listed in the firefighter training open burning permit application at Mineral County. Any member of the public with questions or who wishes to receive notice of the Department's determination, and the location where a copy of the application and the Department's analysis of it can be reviewed, or to submit comments on the application, must contact DEQ-Air Quality Bureau, P.O. Box 200901, Helena, Montana 59620-0901, phone (406) 444-3490. Any comments on the application must be submitted within 20 days after publication of this notice or filing of the application, whichever is later. Our decision to approve or deny an application for a conditional open burning permit may be reviewed by the Board of Environmental Review (Board) according to the following procedure: When we approve or deny the application for a conditional open burning permit under this section, a person who is jointly or severally adversely affected by our decision may request, within 15 days after the decision, upon affidavit setting forth the grounds therefor, a hearing before the Board. A hearing shall be held under the provisions of the Montana Administrative Procedures Act. Our decision on the application is not final unless 15 days have elapsed and there is no request a hearing under this section. The filing of a request for a hearing postpones the effective date of the decision until the conclusion of the hearing and issuance of a final decision by the Board. Published in the Mineral Independent on June 1, 2022. MNAXLP

INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed bids for the Alberton Parkway Sewer and Water Main Extension project will be received by the Town of Alberton, at 607 Railroad Ave, Alberton, MT 59820 until 3:00 PM local time on June 23, 2022. Late bids will not be accepted. The project includes work on an open area adjacent to the Alberton Community Church, as well as in the roadway of Parkway Drive East of 3rd Avenue and east of 5th Avenue. The base bid includes 195 LF 6" DR 18 C900 PVC Water Main, 1 EA 6" MJ Tee, 2 EA 6" MJ 90 Deg. Bend, 1 EA 6" MJ Gave Valve, 2 EA 6" MJ Cap, 2 EA Connection to Water Main, 490 LF 8" SDR 35 PVC Sewer Main, 2 EA 48" Sewer Manholes, 2 EA Connection to Existing Manholes, 350 SF 4" asphalt removal, 350 SF 4" PH 58-28 asphalt patch, 117 CY gravel base course. The project manual for use in preparing bids may be obtained by contacting the engineer (Matt Cash) at (406)461-2276 mcash@tripletreemt.com. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to obtain a project manual from the engineer. Alternately, a digital copy of the project manual may be obtained at www.questcdn.com. Interested parties may download the digital copy of the bid documents for $30 by inputting the Quest Project #8216710 on the website's project search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at (952)233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in membership registration, downloading, and working with the digital project information. Bidders must purchase bid documents from the Engineer or through QuestCDN; and must be shown on the plan holders list to be considered a responsive bidder. Questions relative to this project should be directed to Matt Cash at (406) 461-2276. There will be a Pre-Bid Conference at the Alberton Town Hall, 607 Railroad Ave, Alberton, MT 59820 at 10:00 AM local time on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 to discuss the project. Interested contractors are encouraged to attend. Published in the Mineral Independent on June 1 June 8 and June 15, 2022. MNAXLP

INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed bids for construction of PLAINS EXTENDED - WATER REPLACEMENT will be received by the Town of Plains until 1 pm on June 9, 2022 then publicly opened and read aloud at the Town Hall. In person: 101 West Lynch - Plains, Montana 59859 By mail: P.O. Box 567 - Plains, Montana 59859 The project consists of: approximately 1100 LF of water main, installation of new fire hydrants; replacement of service lines and curb stops; and appurtenances. The Contract Document consists of Drawings and Project Manual and is available in electronic or printed form. The Contract Document may be viewed and printed from the following Plans Exchanges. Northwest Plans Exchange (2303 Hwy2 East, Kalispell, MT 59901), Missoula Plans Exchange (201 North Russell, Missoula , MT 59801). Bidder is responsible to ensure the printed Contract Document is a complete set and to verify all Addendum have been received prior to bidding. All questions are to be directed to Shari A Johnson Engineering & Associates (email: Engineering@SAJmontana.com; 406-261-3019). There will be a Pre-Bid Conference at the Plains Town Hall at 101 West Lynch - Plains, Montana 59859 at 1pm on June 2, 2022. Interested Contractors are encouraged to attend. Contractor and any of the Contractor's subcontractors bidding or doing work on this project will be required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734. Preference is given to Montana Contractors according to MCA 18-1-102. Contractor is required to be registered with the DLI prior to bidding on this project. All laborers and mechanics employed by Contractor or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid, for each wage classification, the higher of either the Montana Prevailing Wage Rates or the Federal Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Rates. The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against on the basis of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, physical or mental disabilities, or national origin and must show affirmative action to ensure Equal Employment Opportunities. Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid Bond payable to the TOWN OF PLAINS, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. The successful bidder shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance, as required by specifications, shall be provided by the successful bidder and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided and approved. This project is funded in part or in whole with grant/loan funding from the Montana State Revolving Fund. Award of the project will be contingent upon receiving funding and award concurrence from project funding agencies. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of bids. The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period of not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the Town. The Town of Plains is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Published in the Clark Fork Valley Press on May 25 and June 1, 2022. MNAXLP

INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed bids for construction of 1ST STREET WEST - WATER IMPROVEMENTS will be received by the Town of Plains until 1pm June 9, 2022 then publicly opened and read aloud at the Town Hall. In person: 101 West Lynch - Plains, Montana 59859 By mail: P.O. Box 567 - Plains, Montana 59859 The project consists of: approximately 1000 LF of water main, installation of new fire hydrants; replacement of service lines and curb stops; surface restoration including asphalt and gravel. The Contract Document consists of Drawings and Project Manual and is available in electronic form only. The Contract Document may be viewed and printed from the following Plans Exchanges. Northwest Plans Exchange (2303 Hwy2 East, Kalispell, MT 59901), Missoula Plans Exchange (201 North Russell, Missoula , MT 59801). Bidder is responsible to ensure the printed Contract Document is a complete set and to verify all Addendum have been received prior to bidding. A printed copy may be viewed at Plains Town Hall at 101 West Lynch - Plains, Montana 59859. All questions are to be directed to Shari A Johnson Engineering & Associates (email: Engineering@SAJmontana.com; 406-261-3019). There will be a Pre-Bid Conference at the Plains Town Hall at 101 West Lynch - Plains, Montana 59859 at 1 pm, June 2, 2022. Interested Contractors are encouraged to attend. Contractor and any of the Contractor's subcontractors bidding or doing work on this project will be required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734. Preference is given to Montana Contractors according to MCA 18-1-102. Contractor is required to be registered with the DLI prior to bidding on this project. All laborers and mechanics employed by Contractor or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid, for each wage classification, the higher of either the Montana Prevailing Wage Rates or the Federal Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Rates. The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against on the basis of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, physical or mental disabilities, or national origin and must show affirmative action to ensure Equal Employment Opportunities. Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid Bond payable to the TOWN OF PLAINS, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. The successful bidder shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance, as required by specifications, shall be provided by the successful bidder and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided and approved. This project is funded in part or in whole with grant/loan funding from the Montana State Revolving Fund. Award of the project will be contingent upon receiving funding and award concurrence from project funding agencies. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of bids. The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period of not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the Town. The Town of Plains is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Published in the Clark Fork Valley Press on May 25 and June 1, 2022. MNAXLP

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