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Legals for October, 13 2021

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No. 28116 PUBLIC NOTICE The Flathead County Board of Commissioners approved payroll and claims for payment in the amount of $6,997,869.19 for the period beginning September 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2021. The full and complete claim list is available for public view in the Finance Office, Flathead County Courthouse, 800 S Main, Room 214, Kalispell, Montana or online at https://flathead.mt.gov/finance/downloads.php. Individual requests for personal copies will be accepted by the Finance Office. Dated this 8th day of October 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman By: /s/ Debbie Pierson Debbie Pierson, Clerk & Recorder October 13, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28117 PUBLIC NOTICE The minutes of the proceedings for the Flathead County Board of Commissioners for the period beginning September 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2021 are available for public review and are published online at https://flathead.mt.gov/commissioner/current_minutes.php. Individual requests for personal copies will be accepted by the Clerk to the Board, Flathead County Courthouse, 800 S Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana. Dated this 8th day of October 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman By: /s/ Debbie Pierson Debbie Pierson, Clerk & Recorder October 13, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28103 MONTANA ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, FLATHEAD COUNTY In re the Marriage of: Christina Mitten, Petitioner, and Timothy Curtis Elston, Respondent Cause No.: DR 21-542A SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION NOTICE TO: Respondent Timothy Curtis Elston You are named summoned in a Petition to dissolve your marriage.Unless you respond in twenty-one (21) days, the court may decide against you without you being heard and give Petitioner everything asked for in the petition. You must submit your written response within 21 calendar days. The 21 day period starts the day after the last date of publication of this notice. If the final day falls on a weekend or court holiday, you may file your response on the next business day. You must file your written response with the Clerk of District Court at: 920 S. Main St. Suite 300, Kalispell, MT and serve a copy of your response on the Petitioner. DATED this 1st day of October, 2021 /s/ PEG L ALLISON Clerk of Court /s/ MELISSA HENLEY Deputy Clerk October 6, 13, 20, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28115 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice to Water Users (Pursuant to Section 85-2-307, MCA) The following application has been submitted to appropriate water in the State of Montana. THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION PROPOSES TO GRANT AN APPLICATION FOR BENEFICIAL WATER USE PERMIT. DESCRIBED BELOW ARE THE PERTINENT FACTS WHICH SUMMARIZE THE APPLICATION. THE PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION (PD) DOCUMENTING THE FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW AND ANY CONDITIONS ATTACHED TO THE WATER RIGHT ARE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.dnrc.mt.gov/wrd/. OBJECTION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 11, 2021. THE DEPARTMENT CAN ONLY ACCEPT OBJECTIONS FILED ON AN OBJECTION TO APPLICATION, FORM 611. MAIL THE COMPLETED FORM AND THE $25.00 FILING FEE TO THE DNRC, PO BOX 201601, HELENA, MT 59620-1601 BY THE DEADLINE SPECIFIED. THE FORM IS AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE. DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO THE APPLICATION, TO OBTAIN THE PD OR OBJECTION FORM TO THE WATER RESOURCES OFFICE AT 655 TIMBERWOLF PARKWAY, SUITE 4, KALISPELL, MT 59901-2387, PHONE: 406-752-2288, FAX: 406-752-2843. IF ISSUED, THE RIGHT WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRIOR EXISTING WATER RIGHTS. Application Number: 76LJ 30151909 Owners: COLUMBIA FALLS, CITY OF 130 6TH ST W #A COLUMBIA FALLS, MT 59912 3609 Priority Date: MAY 5, 2021 at 10:07 A.M. Purpose (Use): MUNICIPAL Maximum Flow Rate: 1,830.00 GPM Maximum Volume: 1,058.00 AC-FT Source Name and Type: GROUNDWATER Point of Diversion and Means of Diversion: ID 1; Qtr Sec: SWSENW; Sec 18; Twp 30N; Rge 20W; County FLATHEAD Period of Diversion: JANUARY 1 TO DECEMBER 31 Diversion Means: WELL Well Depth: 290.00 FEET Static Water Level: 94.00 FEET Purpose (Use): MUNICIPAL Volume: 1,058.00 AC-FT Period of Use: JANUARY 1 to DECEMBER 31 Place of Use: County FLATHEAD Twp 30N; Rge 20W ID 1; Sec 2; ID 2; Sec 3; ID 3; Sec 4; ID 4; Sec 5; ID 5; Sec 6; ID 6; Sec 7; ID 7; Sec 8; ID 8; Sec 9; ID 9; Qtr Sec: W2; Sec 10; ID 10; Sec 16; ID 11; Sec 17; ID 12; Sec 18; ID 13; Qtr Sec: N2; Sec 19; ID 14; Qtr Sec: N2; Sec 20; ID 15; Qtr Sec: N2; Sec 21 Twp 30N; Rge 21W ID 16; Qtr Sec: SE; Sec 11; ID 17; Sec 12; ID 18; Sec 13; ID 19; Qtr Sec: N2; Sec 14; ID 20; Qtr Sec: NE; Sec 24 Twp 31N; Rge 20W ID 21; Qtr Sec: S2; Sec 31; ID 22; Qtr Sec: E2; Sec 33; ID 23; Sec 34; ID 24; Sec 35 Remarks: WATER MEASUREMENT INFORMATION THE APPROPRIATOR SHALL INSTALL A DEPARTMENT APPROVED IN-LINE FLOW METER AT A POINT IN THE DELIVERY LINE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT. WATER MUST NOT BE DIVERTED UNTIL THE REQUIRED MEASURING DEVICE IS IN PLACE AND OPERATING. ON A FORM PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT, THE APPROPRIATOR SHALL KEEP A WRITTEN MONTHLY RECORD OF THE FLOW RATE AND VOLUME OF ALL WATER DIVERTED, INCLUDING THE PERIOD OF TIME. RECORDS SHALL BE SUBMITTED BY JANUARY 31 OF EACH YEAR AND UPON REQUEST AT OTHER TIMES DURING THE YEAR UNTIL THE BENEFICIAL WATER USE PERMIT IS PERFECTED AND THE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES A PROJECT COMPLETION NOTICE. IN THE EVENT THAT AUTHORIZED FLOW RATES AND/OR VOLUMES HAVE BEEN EXCEEDED DURING PERFECTION OF THE PERMIT OR THE APPROPRIATOR FAILS TO SUBMIT ANNUAL REPORTS, THE DEPARTMENT MAY CONTINUE TO REQUIRE ANNUAL SUBMISSIONS OF MONTHLY FLOW RATE AND VOLUME RECORDS. FAILURE TO SUBMIT REPORTS MAY BE CAUSE FOR REVOCATION OF A PERMIT OR CHANGE. RECORDS MUST BE SENT TO THE WATER RESOURCES REGIONAL OFFICE. THE APPROPRIATOR SHALL MAINTAIN THE MEASURING DEVICE SO IT ALWAYS OPERATES PROPERLY AND MEASURES FLOW RATE AND VOLUME ACCURATELY. PUBLISHED IN: DAILY INTER LAKE ON OCTOBER 13, 2021. October 13, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28090 Notice is hereby given that in Flathead County, on November 2, 2021, a Kalispell City Municipal General Election will be held at the Trade Center of the Flathead County Fairgrounds for voting on Mayor, Council and Municipal judge. Kalispell City election will be conducted by voting at the polling place and by absentee ballot. Absentee ballots are available in person or by applying by mail to the Flathead County Election Department, 40 11th St West Suite #230, Kalispell, MT 59901. If you have questions regarding your ballot or registration status, contact the Flathead County Election office at 758-5536 and you will be directed on how to receive your ballot. The polls will be open at 7:00 a.m., and continue to be open until 8:00 p.m., on Election Day, November 2, 2021 DATED this September 27, 2021 Debbie Pierson Election Administrator October 6, 13, 20, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28118 Peg L. Allison Clerk of District Court Flathead County Justice Center 920 South Main Street Kalispell, MT 59901 (406) 758-5906 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF MONTANA, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF FLATHEAD IN THE MATTERS OF: J.W., L.W., M.W., YOUTHS IN NEED OF CARE. Cause No. DN-21-031(B) Cause No. DN-21-032(B) Cause No. DN-21-033(B) SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION To: Nicholas Lamere, birth father of the above-named children: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition has been filed in the above-entitled Court by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Child and Family Services Division, 121 Financial Drive, Suite C, Kalispell, MT 59901, requesting temporary investigative authority. NOW, THEREFORE, YOU ARE HEREBY DIRECTED to appear on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 1:30 PM before the Honorable Robert B. Allison, District Judge, Department 2, Flathead County Justice Center, 920 South Main Street, Third Floor, Kalispell, Flathead County, MT, then and there to show cause, if any you may have, why the Petition should not be granted. J.W. was born on December 1, 2014. M.W. was born on October 27, 2015. L.W. was born on April 2, 2017. The birth mother is Debbra Wagner. You have the right to representation by an attorney in these proceedings. If you are unable to afford an attorney, the Court will appoint an attorney to represent you. Your failure to appear at the hearing constitutes a denial of your interest in the above-named child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceedings, in the Court entering judgment by default against you for all relief requested in the Petition. A copy of the Petition is filed with the Clerk of District Court for the Eleventh Judicial District Court in and for Flathead County, 920 South Main, Third Floor, Kalispell, MT, 59901, telephone (406) 758-5870. WITNESS my hand and Seal of this Court this 8th day of October, 2021. PEG L. ALLISON Clerk of District Court By: ANISSA NEILS Deputy Clerk October 13, 20, 27, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28119 Peg L. Allison Clerk of District Court Flathead County Justice Center 920 South Main Street Kalispell, MT 59901 (406) 758-5906 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF MONTANA, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF FLATHEAD IN THE MATTERS OF: K.B., J.W., L.W., M.W., YOUTHS IN NEED OF CARE. Cause No. DN-21-030(B) Cause No. DN-21-031(B) Cause No. DN-21-032(B) Cause No. DN-21-033(B) SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION To: Debbra Wagner, birth mother of the above-named children: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition has been filed in the above-entitled Court by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Child and Family Services Division, 121 Financial Drive, Suite C, Kalispell, MT 59901, requesting temporary investigative authority of the above-named children. NOW, THEREFORE, YOU ARE HEREBY DIRECTED to appear on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 1:30 PM before the Honorable Robert B. Allison, District Judge, Department 2, Flathead County Justice Center, 920 South Main Street, Third Floor, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, then and there to show cause, if any you may have, why the Petition should not be granted. K.B. was born on October 12, 2011. J.W. was born on December 1, 2014. M.W. was born on October 27, 2015. L.W. was born on April 2, 2017. The birth mother is Debbra Wagner. You have the right to representation by an attorney in these proceedings. If you are unable to afford an attorney, the Court will appoint an attorney to represent you. Your failure to appear at the hearing constitutes a denial of your interest in the above-named child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceedings, in the Court entering judgment by default against you for all relief requested in the Petition. A copy of the Petition is filed with the Clerk of District Court for the Eleventh Judicial District Court in and for Flathead County, 920 South Main, Third Floor, Kalispell, Montana, 59901, telephone (406) 758-5870. WITNESS my hand and Seal of this Court this 8th day of October, 2021. PEG L. ALLISON Clerk of District Court By: ANISSA NEILS Deputy Clerk October 13, 20, 27, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28104 MERIDIAN MINI STORAGE AUCTION The following units will be auctioned off on October 16th, 2021 at 1073 WHITEFISH STAGE RD AT 12 NOON JESSICA OGREN, BRYCE BERTRAM -------------------------------------------- The following units will be auctioned off at 157 N MERIDIAN RD, STE 109 immediately following the auction at 1073 WHITEFISH STAGE RD. GEOFF SMITH, SANDY CONNOR, ROBERT FULCHER, BRYAN KESSLER, TRACY GILLUM, KATINA HARDROVE, COLIN TIMM, KAYE FULCHER, RACHEL LEAVITT, DENNIS PALMATIER, DILLON HICKS, CELINA PURVIS, CURTIS DAMPHIER Oct. 8, 10, 13, 2021 MNAXLP -------------------------------------------

No. 28083 NOTICE OF SALE Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Timber Sale The Upper Swede II Timber Sale is located within Section 34, T34N-R23W on the State's Stillwater Unit. Approximately 3,801 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 October 28, 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 $2,463.00, 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 October 18, 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). Visit our website at http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/trust/forest-management/timber-sale-information for upcoming sales and bid results. September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________