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Legals for September, 15 2021

| September 15, 2021 12:00 AM

No. 28048 PUBLIC NOTICE The Flathead County Board of Commissioners approved payroll and claims for payment in the amount of $5,843,291.44 for the period beginning August 1, 2021 and ending August 31, 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 8 day of September 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 September 15, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28049 PUBLIC NOTICE The minutes of the proceedings for the Flathead County Board of Commissioners for the period beginning August 1, 2021 and ending August 31, 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 8 day of September 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 September 15, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28023 Montana Eleventh Judicial District Court Flathead County In the Matter of the Name Change of Nakharin Thabtimhin: Nakharin Thabtimhin, Petitioner Cause No.:DV-21-874B ROBERT B ALLISON Notice of Hearing on Name Change This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Nakharin Thabtimhin to Nakharin Thabtimhin Smith. The hearing will be on 10/06/21 at 8:30 a.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Flathead County. Date: August 26, 2021 PEG L. ALLISON Clerk of District Court BY: /s/ VIRGINIA YOUNG Deputy Clerk of Court September 1, 8, 15, 22, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28030 The MT DNRC-Stillwater State Forest is in the process of obtaining new opencut gravel permits from the MT Department of Environmental Quality for existing gravel pits operated by the MT DNRC. These active gravel pits are located in the Flathead County; Section 6 T33N R24W; Section 14 T33N R23W; Section 19 T32N R22W. For more information please contact the Stillwater State Forest at (406) 881-2371. September 8, 15, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28044 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: OCTOBER 29, 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 30151627 Owners: HODGSON-HAMMER INC % TODD HAMMER 163 SOMERSET DR KALISPELL, MT 59901 Priority Date: MARCH 1, 2021 at 11:54 A.M. Purpose (Use): IRRIGATION Maximum Flow Rate: 24.00 GPM Maximum Volume: 2.43 AC-FT Maximum Acres: 1.00 Source Name: UNNAMED TRIBUTARY OF FLATHEAD RIVER (FLATHEAD LAKE) Source Type: SURFACE WATER Point of Diversion and Means of Diversion: ID 1; Qtr Sec: SENENE; Sec 8; Twp 25N; Rge 19W; County LAKE Period of Diversion: APRIL 15 TO OCTOBER 15 Diversion Means: PIPELINE Purpose (Use): IRRIGATION Purpose Clarification: ORCHARD Irrigation Type: SPRINKLER Volume: 2.43 AC-FT Period of Use: APRIL 15 to OCTOBER 15 Place of Use: ID 1; Acres: 1.00; Qtr Sec: E2NE; Sec 8; Twp 25N; Rge 19W; County LAKE Total: 1.00 Remarks: CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN LAW THIS PROVISIONAL WATER USE PERMIT HAS A PRIORITY DATE THAT IS JUNIOR TO THE RIGHTS OF SENIOR WATER RIGHT HOLDERS IN THE CLARK FORK RIVER BASIN. IN ACCORDANCE WITH MONTANA LAW, YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CALL BY SENIOR WATER RIGHT HOLDERS, IN WHICH CASE YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF WATER FOR THE PERIOD OF THE CALL. CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES - RESERVED WATER RIGHTS THIS RIGHT IS SUBJECT TO ALL PRIOR INDIAN RESERVED WATER RIGHTS OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES IN THE SOURCE OF SUPPLY. IT IS THE TRIBE'S POSITION THAT THE EXERCISE OF JUNIOR WATER RIGHTS EITHER WITHIN OR OUTSIDE OF THE EXTERIOR BOUNDARIES OF THE FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION MAY AFFECT THE RESERVED WATER RIGHTS OF THE TRIBE WITHIN THE EXTERIOR BOUNDARIES OF THE RESERVATION. IT IS THE TRIBE'S POSITION THAT ECONOMIC INVESTMENTS MADE IN RELIANCE UPON THIS RIGHT DO NOT CREATE IN THE APPROPRIATOR ANY EQUITY OR VESTED RIGHT AGAINST THE TRIBES. THE APPROPRIATOR IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT ANY FINANCIAL OUTLAY OR WORK INVESTED IN A PROJECT PURSUANT TO THIS RIGHT IS AT APPROPRIATOR'S RISK. THE ISSUANCE OF THIS RIGHT DOES NOT REDUCE THE APPROPRIATOR'S LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT. IT DOES NOT MAKE THE DEPARTMENT LIABLE FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT. NOR IS THE DEPARTMENT LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS TO THE APPROPRIATOR CAUSED BY THE EXERCISE OF SENIOR RESERVED WATER RIGHTS. PUBLISHED IN: DAILY INTER LAKE ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2021. September 15, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28043 Notice is hereby given that regular* registration for the MUNICIPAL GENERAL Election(s) to be held on NOVEMBER 2, 2021, will close at 5:00 p.m., on OCTOBER 4, 2021. *NOTE: If you miss this regular registration deadline, you may still register and vote in the election by showing up at the county election office before 12:00 PM (noon) the day before Election Day. All active and inactive**electors of COLUMBIA FALLS CITY, KALISPELL CITY, WHITEFISH CITY are entitled to vote at said election. In Kalispell: **Inactive electors may reactivate by appearing at the polling place to vote, by requesting an absentee ballot in any election, or by notifying the County Election Administrator in writing by submitting a new voter registration form with the elector's current address in the Flathead County , specifically Kalispell City. In Columbia Falls or Whitefish: **Ballots will be automatically mailed to Active Electors only. If you are a registered voter and do not receive a ballot, contact the county election office to update your information by submitting a new voter registration form with the elector's current address in the county. Persons who wish to register and who are not presently registered may do so by submitting a new voter registration form with the elector's current address in the county or by appearing at the county election office. If you have moved, please update your registration information by filling out a new voter registration form and submitting it to the county election office. Voter registration forms are available on the Election Department's website at https://flathead.mt.gov/election DATED this 7th day of September, 2021. FLATHEAD COUNTY Debbie Pierson, Election Administrator September 15, 22, 29, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28026 NOTICE OF SALE Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Timber Sale The West Coal Timber Sale is located within Sections 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, & 33, T34N-R21W on the State's Stillwater Unit. Approximately 33,351 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 7, 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 $41,239.00, 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 September 20, 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 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28052 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RETAIL ALL-BEVERAGES LICENSE Notice is given that on the 27th day of May 2021, Johnathan Shockey, Sole Proprietor filed an application for a retail all-beverages license with the Montana Department of Revenue to be used within the Columbia Falls quota area. Residents of Flathead and the surrounding counties may protest against the approval of the application. Each protestor is required to mail a letter that contains in legible print the protestor's full name, mailing address, and street address. Each letter must be signed by the protestor. A protest petition bearing the names and signatures of persons opposing the approval of an application may not be considered as a protest. Protests may be mailed to Department of Revenue, Office of Dispute Resolution, P.O. Box 5805, Helena, Montana 59604-5805, on or before October 16, 2021. September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28032 NOTICE OF APPLICATION OF STOCKMAN BANK OF MONTANA FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BRANCH OFFICE Notice is hereby given by the Applicant, Stockman Bank of Montana, 700 Main Street, PO Box 250, Miles City, Montana 59301, that it has applied to, or will apply to, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and to the Montana Department of Administration, Division of Banking and Financial Institutions for permission to establish a new branch at the following location: 1 Main Street Kalispell. Montana 59901 Any person wishing to comment on the Application may file his or her comments in writing with the Regional Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at the appropriate FDIC office at 25 Jessie Street at Ecker Square, Suite 2300, San Francisco, CA 94105 not later than fifteen (15) days after the date of the last newspaper publication which is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. The non-confidential portions of the Application are on file at the appropriate FDIC office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the non-confidential portion of the Application file will be made available upon request. Comments regarding this application should be forwarded in writing to the Commissioner of Banking and Financial Institutions, Department of Administration, 301 South Park, P.O. Box 200546, Helena, MT 59620-05 46. The application may be reviewed, during the comment period, at the above address by calling the commissioner's office at (406) 841-2920 and requesting an appointment. The Notice is published on September 8 and September 15. Stockman Bank of Montana /s/ Jerald L. Anderson Chief Financial Officer September 8, 15, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________