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Wanted: 1975 5752C 5-speed Spicer transmission for a GMC Detroit Diesel truck. Please call Ron at 406-253-1916. 10-I

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For Sale: 1998 Dodge Ram 1500, 4x4, Club Cab, Short Box, Auto, Power Everything, 80K, Deep Amethist, $7500 228-2433 or 364-2112. 9-II


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For Sale: Steiger Bearcat II, newer engine, $6000; 6400 Heston Swather $4000. OBO on both Call 654-7039, leave message if no answer. 10-I

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H igher Education L istening Sessions Set for E astern Montana PRESS RELEASE--Eastern Montanans will and geographically. Montana will be expanding its The schedule for the listening sessions is:

play an important role in shaping the direction of state colleges and universities when higher education leaders hold listening sessions in Sidney, Glendive, Poplar and Glasgow on September 28 and 29. Commissioner of Higher Education Sheila Stearns and members of the Montana Board of Regents are conducting a statewide listening tour this fall to discuss major initiatives in the Montana University System and hear from state citizens about their interests and concerns for higher education. Stearns expects the discussions to include themes of improved access to higher education, improved support of student success, and better efficiency in all aspects of business operations and the student experience. A major Montana initiative in two-year education is COLLEGE!Now, one of just seven in the nation supported by the Lumina Foundation. COLLEGE!Now has been recognized for its bold steps to reach students where they are – academically

virtual community college opportunities, including packaged degree programs and workforce training delivered online throughout Montana. Key aspects of the initiative include affordable regional college access, statewide alignment of curriculum, resourcesharing among two-year colleges, and improving opportunities for high school students to take courses for high school and college credit simultaneously. “COLLEGE!Now is getting national attention for its innovation, and it really is the result of hard work toward strategic goals the Regents established years ago,” Stearns said. The goals include improved access to college, higher education leadership in economic development, efficiency, and effectiveness. “We’re eager to tell Montanans about the success of COLLEGE!Now, but we mainly want to hear from citizens across the state on how they think we should be pursuing goals for success.”

For Sale: Two Gleaner R73 combines: 2001 model, 1,329 separator hours, $85,000 and 1998 model 2,130 separator hours, $65,000. Both are M11 33hp Cummins, 330 bu. hoppers, exc. well-kept machines, always shedded. Priced under low book. Also have Gleaner adapters for HoneyBee headers. Huber Farms, Inc., Vida, Mt. 406-5253694 or 974-3600. 8-I:9-II

September 28 in the Sidney Community Services Building. Stearns and Regent Janine Pease will meet at 9 a.m. with local-area elected officials; at 10 a.m. with the general public; and at 11 a.m. with members of the local news media. • September 28 in Glendive at Dawson Community College. Stearns and Pease will meet at 2 p.m. with local-area elected officials; at 3 p.m. with the general public; and at 4 p.m. with members of the local news media. • September 29 in Poplar at Fort Peck Community College. Stearns and Pease will hold a listening session from 10 a.m. to noon. • September 29 in Glasgow at the Cottonwood Inn. Stearns and Pease will hold a listening session beginning at 2 p.m. For more information about the Montana University System listening tour, contact David Hall at the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education at davidhall@montana.edu or 406-444-0608.

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For Sale: Commercial investment properties for sale! Call 262-4842. 10-I

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Photo courtesy Meryl Rygg McKenna, Lewistown News-Argus.

COWBOY POETRY BY H. FRED LIESE Fred Liese makes his home at the edge of Black Coulee near Turner, Montana. Raised on the Big Flat, he finds plenty of “inspiration” in the people and things around him every day, and Fred’s brand of entertainment has earned him a large following throughout the US and Canada.

Traveling “Yes, I’d like to ride with you.” He told her on the phone, “We’d save a bunch on gasoline, No need to go alone.”

They terminate the journey It’s right where it began She slides out of the driver’s seat She opens up the van.

“We’re hired for the weekend We’ll go and entertain I’ll meet you at the coffee shop I tell you,… thanks again.”

He transfers bags into his truck He extracts his old guitar Two meters to the restaurant door, That isn’t very far.

It’s Friday now at 8 a.m. Here’s the busy diner He loads his gear into her rig Could anything be finer?

His cronies had a window seat, A view right from the glass, They observe their buddy Who is this unknown lass?

They chat away the many miles (It’s kilometers up there) Their destination, it is reached It was quite a trip to share.

Her cheeks turned flush and she was shocked His buddies seen it clear He walked into the restaurant His cronies gawk and leer.

Then they parted company Each to their own concern On Monday, they met up again Home, they did return.

For she’d reached out to shake his hand, It was the proper place, He pulled her right up next to him…. It was a steamy warm embrace. Tricia’s Trader , © 2010 Fred Liese

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Money Talks

By guest contributor Greg Dugdale of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Havre, Montana

GIFT GIVING

Any good estate planner will tell you that there’s no time like the present to consider a program of gifts to loved ones as part of an over all estate plan. Before embarking on a program of gift giving, it pays to know some of the basic rules of federal gift taxation. A few states also have gift taxes, but we’re going to ignore state gift tax implications for the purpose of this article. One of the most important and basic gift tax strategies is to make gifts that take advantage of the “annual exclusion” amount. Gift tax rules permit the donor of a gift to give up to $13,000 (in cash, property or some combination of the two) to as many people as the donor wishes. There is no requirement that the donee of the gift be related in any way to the donor. If you have $13,000,000 and 1,000 close friends you can give each of them $13,000 completely free of gift taxes. Notice the rule applies to gifts of both cash and/or property. If Mom gives each of her three kids $13,000 in cash and then gives each of them Christmas and birthday presents worth $1,000, she has made a taxable gift (more on taxable gifts later) of $1,000 per child. Many experienced estate planners recommend that donors make regular gifts of $12,000 to $12,500 to allow the donor to continue to make their regular special occasion gifts without having to worry about gift tax implications. Finally, husbands and wives can join together to give $26,000 per year per donee. In order to qualify for the $13,000 annual exclusion, the donor must give a gift of a “present interest.” That means the donee must have at least some rights to use the gift today. That right may include the right to receive income from a trust. A gift into a Uniform Gifts (or Transfers) to Minors Act account qualifies as a gift of a present interest. So do gifts into special trusts for minors provided they terminate when the child turns 21. Two other gift tax exclusions are available. If the donor pays directly either the tuition or medical expenses of the donee, there is an unlimited exclusion for the gift. The tuition payment must go directly to the school and the donee may be either a full or part-time student. The exclusion is not available for expenses other than tuition. The medical expenses must be paid directly to the health care provider, not reimbursed to the donee. To qualify, the medical expense must be deductible for income tax purposes regardless of the percentage of income limitations. Note, there is no requirement of any family relationship between the donor and donee for either the tuition or medical expense exclusion. If the gift exceeds the $13,000 per year, per donee, limit or does not qualify for either of the unlimited tuition or medical expense exclusions, the donor has made a taxable gift. Taxable gifts, in effect, “use up” some or all of the lifetime transfer exemption equivalent ($1 million for 2010) applicable to the gift taxes. If taxable gifts over one’s lifetime exceed this amount then the donor must actually write a check (rather than use up the exemption equivalent) to pay the gift taxes. One basic strategy involves developing a habit of making annual gifts of $13,000 ($26,000 for a married couple) to each individual the donor(s) would like to benefit. The annual gift tax exclusion is too good a deal to pass up. If you miss a year, you will not be able to make it up in the future. Use it or lose it is the motto here, so use it if you have the opportunity. While donors may give anything they like to their donees, it is generally best to give something that will grow in value between the date of gift and mortality. Although not guaranteed, given a long enough time horizon, virtually any investment could show a positive return. However, the only item that is positively going to go up between the date of gift and the date of death is life insurance (or the cash used to pay premiums on life insurance). That’s one of the reasons (liquidity is another) to look at life insurance as an ideal gift giving vehicle. However, even if the donor is uninsurable, making annual gifts still makes sense. Let’s say the donors have four children and six grandchildren to whom they would like to make gifts. Further assume that the donors have a $4 million dollar estate. The donors can join together to give gifts totaling $260,000 each year ((2 x $13,000) x (4 + 6)). If the kids and grandkids can be persuaded to invest rather than spend their gifts (use a trust if other persuasive techniques won’t work) and they earn an 8% hypothetical return, after 10 years the donors will have transferred wealth worth over $3.4 million without any negative estate or gift tax implications. (This is a hypothetical example and is not indicative of any security’s performance. Investing involves risk and you may incur a profit or a loss.) Rather than cash, some donors should consider giving away an asset with growth potential, for example, common stocks. For capital gain purposes, the basis of the donor in the stock will become the basis of the donee. If the donor has a very low basis, he/she is sometimes loath to make a gift of the asset because the donee might have to pay a capital gains tax. They think it makes more sense to hold onto the stock and receive the “step up” in basis at death. These donors should keep two things in mind. First, the capital gains tax is a voluntary tax-- you only pay it when you sell an appreciated asset. The estate tax is involuntary--it’s due 9 months after death essentially no matter what. Second, the maximum long term capital gains tax rates (ignoring the possible implications of those imponderable phase-outs of personal exemptions and itemized deductions) is 15%. The lowest estate tax bracket is effectively 45%. The capital gains tax rate applies only to the gain. The estate tax rate applies to the entire asset. Should everyone be making annual gifts? No, for some there are compelling reasons not to. Potential donors who need everything they have to maintain their lifestyles are not very good potential candidates. Neither are those who will not have a taxable estate (i.e. their net worth is less than $3,500,000 for 2009). Often the foregoing will describe the same people. However, those with excess assets and a taxable estate are prime candidates to consider implementing a disciplined, systematic gift giving program. Of course, this brief article is no substitute for a careful consideration of all of the advantages and disadvantages of this matter in light of your unique personal circumstances. Before implementing any significant tax or financial planning strategy, contact your financial planner, attorney or tax advisor as appropriate. This material was prepared by Raymond James for use by Greg Dugdale, Branch Manager of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC.


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Linda & Mark Nielsen GLASGOW STOCKYARDS Owners

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AnimAl AcA d e m i c s

A mini guide to animal health

- by Dr. Roger Baxter

Better technology = More Pounds of Beef Produced

Animal Academics will return next issue. Please keep watching! This was the theme of the Beef Producer Meeting held at Cleveland Aug 31. Eighty plus producers were present to hear a presentation given by Dr. Gary Sides sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health. I concur with his message about technology. Studies on implanting calves prove that the hormone increase is minimal and condusive to human consumption. Springtime deworming (injectable preferred for internal parasites) makes sense, then pour in the fall. Cows need to be on mineral all year long however mineral is not all created the same. Any mineral with copper oxide or zinc oxide is NOT bioavailable to the animal. Copper sulphate and zinc sulphate are bioavailable ingredients. Protein supplementation is beneficial but not all protein sources are equally utilized (ie urea when cattle are on forage). In defense of the product we produce we need to promote the nutritional value of beef to the public. It is an excellent source of protein and provides the right kind of cholesterol and nutrition that we need. I am proud to be part of the beef industry.

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For Sale: Used ATVs for For Sale: Cedar insulated cat hunting season. 2006 Yamaha. house. $30. (406)357-2014. 2007 & 2008 Arctic Cats. Call 9-II Larry (406)265-7865. 9-II

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&RUULQQD%DKQPLOOHU +Z\32%R[%LJ6DQG\07     FRULQHEHDQ#KRWPDLOFRP For Sale: 1998 Dodge Ram 1500, 4x4, Club Cab, Short Box, Auto, Power Everything, 80K, Deep Amethist, $8500 obo 228-2433 or 364-2112 . 10-I

For Sale: Colorado Blue Spruce, excellent quality trees. 7â&#x20AC;&#x2122; - $120, 8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; - $140, 9â&#x20AC;&#x2122; - $160, 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; - $180. Trees are balled & burlapped for pickup in Kalispell. Call 406-257-0977. 10-I:11-II

For Sale: Get ready for hunting season! Shotguns, Handguns, Long Guns. Put â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;em on layaway. R-New Trading Post (406) 265-5057. 9-II

CPR Saves Lives! Certified Am. Heart Assoc. CPR/First Aid Instructor will do classes for anyone needing certification, including bus drivers, day care providers, etc. Call 379-2520. x

For Sale: MONSTER Sound System. Exc. for large venues, gyms, outdoors. Complete DJ package, exc. condition. Selling it all! Call 762-7162 for details and a complete list of whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s included. 10-I

For Sale: Beautiful 4 bedroom custom home at the Marian Hills Golf Course. Built with top of the line features. Main level living with a gorgeous deck and amazing views. Reduced to $325,000 (145SJ6) 406-654-2273 9-II For Sale: Taxidermyâ&#x20AC;ŚOld Guns.....Art.... Jewelry... Antiques. We pay CASH! Call (406)770-0013 or 235-9003. For Sale: 2003 18 ft. tandem car hauler w/ 4 ft. diamond tread aluminum front. Hydraulic tilt bed. Looks like new - less than 4,000 miles. $4,500 obo. Call Sid at 406230-4408, Glasgow. 10-I

For Sale: 92 Buick LaSabre, body damage from wreck but For Sale: 9-year-old gelding. excellent 3800 motor and trans- Needs experienced rider. (406) 10-I mission. Will sell together or 262-5008. For Sale: 1993 Chevy Camero separately. Call 443-0332. 9-II RS, body damage but good en- For Sale: Wheelchairs: Jazzy gine & tranny, $300 obo; 1995 Pride power chair, $1,800. Cadillac Seville STS, 123,000 Quickie GP, $375. Both miles, good motor & tranny, with Jay Gel seat cushions. needs little front end work. Call for details (406)453$1000 obo. 10-I 3851 or 231-0017. 9-II

For Sale: 2007 Salem Forest River 25ft. bumper pull camper, hardly used, sleeps 6. Price includes 2007 Yamaha generator and stabilizer hitch. $18,500 obo. 406-357-3596. 10-I


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For Sale: Milk goats. One nanny, one 6-yr billy, 2 kid wethers, 2 kid does, 1 yrlg doe, 1 yrlg wether. Call 467-2006, lv. msg., or 781-7106. 10-I

Tire trouble? See us for your farm tire needs. Pehrsons Firestone, Chinook (406) 357-2570 or 3305. After hours 357-3807. 7-I:9-II

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For Sale: Padded shower transfer bench, $150. Walker, $40. Raised toilet seat, $20. Make offers. (406)231-0017 cell, 453-3851 home. 9-II

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NED THE MAILMAN by Joseph Whitright

Used Oilfied Pipe: 1-24in od weld fittings & valves, 1-1/4 thru 6-5/8” USED RODS - 5/8 thru 1”, CABLE - 3/8 thru 1”, USED GUARD RAIL, USED 6” galv CHANNEL, NEW HDPE PIPE - 3/4 thru 4”, lengths to 12,000ft &RQVWUXFWLRQƕ+RPHƕ2IÀFHƕ/DZQƕ*DUGHQ BRIDGES for pivots, vehicles, walking, rv’s, etc prices fob our  RU   yard in Great Falls or delivered WK$YHQXH1RUWK*UHDW)DOOV 406-453-7299 or 866-683-7299 ask for Ed bigskypipe55@msn. Hay For Sale: Haybet barley/ com ask for free catalog . 10-I For Sale: Certified Yelgrass mix; 1st & 2nd cutting alf/ lowstone Winter Wheat. For Sale: Camo backpacks and Zellmer Seed & Grain. grass mix; 1st & 2nd Alfalfa. turkey vests for hunting. Call Call Ed at 379-2634 or All Net wrap Round Bales. Call JR’s Tackle, 353-4850. 9-II or 390-0168 Jordan 379-2687. 9-II 406-654-7883


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FBC Institutional Review Board to Host Forum

By Becki Bishop

PRESS RELEASE--Fort Belknap College Institutional Review Board will be hosting an IRB Community Forum and wishes to invite all community and tribal organizations, program representatives and individual community members to attend. The IRB Forum will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 18, 2010 in the Cultural Center located on the FBC campus. Dr. His Horse Is Thunder stated, “It is our hope to inform and educate those who attend. The participants will learn what an Institutional Review Board does, and why it is necessary to follow the protocol set in place by the IRB. Many of our native communities across the country have a lot of interest by outside organizations wishing to do research about issues in their communities.” Dr. His Horse Is Thunder continued, “Research through surveys and observational analysis are wonderful tools to gather data. The data gathered is relevant and important in many areas, including social issues, government concerns, and personal interest. Educational and financial opportunities are made possible many times because of some form of findings attained through research. An IRB is about having a protocol that is followed in order to review what the purpose of the research is and what it will be used for, this review process is in place to protect our people.” In other areas of the country conflicts have risen because research techniques and findings have been misused. For example, some members of the Havasupai Tribe currently have a $25 million lawsuit against the Arizona State University, the Arizona Board of Regents and the three ASU professors. Tribal members named in the suit claim that unauthorized studies using blood samples taken from them over a four year period were to be used for a study about diabetes, but it is

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alleged that the blood was also used for studies on inbreeding, schizophrenia and theories about ancient human population migrations to this continent. It is also alleged through the suit that this happened because of a lack of oversight by ASU’s Institutional Review Board and a violation of federal law. At Fort Belknap College, the IRB meets to oversee any research projects that are submitted to ensure that students and community members are protected. Any organization or individual wanting to do research or have surveys answered must contact the IRB and submit proposed studies or research for approval. The FBC Institutional Review Board met earlier in the month and approved two research projects. This approval is for one year. The two projects are: 1. Cristina Estrada, FBC Instructor - Writing a Profile. This research is required of all College Writing I students and the assignment gives students the option of researching a person, place, or event. 2. Kathy Kuipers, Assistant Professor and Tara Top Sky, Research Assistant, University of Montana Department of Sociology - The Influence of Stereotypes on Identity within the Classroom and Beyond. This research involves the research assistant coming on the FBC campus to recruit participants to complete a survey. Upon the completion of this research, Dr. Kuipers and Ms. Top Sky will present their findings to our campus. Dr. His Horse Is Thunder sincerely invites everyone interested to attend the forum and learn why an IRB is so important in the process of ethical research. “Fort Belknap College welcomes everyone to learn more about the IRB process and how relevant it is to local organizations to utilize this form of protection

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COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT:

by Tricia Kimmel

Treasured Landscape Initiative : “Folks, there is no plan for a national monument in Montana.” That was the emphatic statement made by Robert Abbey, Director of the Dept. of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management, at a meeting held at the Malta High School Gymnasium on September 16th. Abbey continued, saying that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is not making any recommendations for a monument, and stated “We will be transparent, open and candid.” Many of the approximately 2,000 Montanans in attendance didn’t seem convinced by Mr. Abbey’s words, however. Robert Abbey arrived in Malta after the Phillips County Commissioners invited him to respond to local concerns over a leaked Interior policy document titled “DISCUSSION PAPER, Bureau of Land Management, Treasured Landscapes” marked “Internal Draft—NOT FOR RELEASE”. The document outlines proposed new policies for what has been termed by the Feds as the Treasured Landscapes Initiative, involving approximately 27 million acres of new federal land in the National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS), a system that was initiated several years ago by Bruce Babbitt. A large portion of the affected land lies in northeastern Montana, though other designated areas are highlighted across the nation. Montana citizens from across the state turned out in droves to hear what Abbey had to say. The atmosphere outside the entrance to the Malta Gymnasium was akin to that of an athletic event, complete with food booths, propaganda and the symbolic green armbands being worn by those in opposition to the proposal; signs and literature abounded, hailing a message to the effect of “Treasure State, not Treasured Landscape”. Early in the agenda, Abbey took ownership of the draft, calling it only “a concept paper I wrote”, but said he embraces the concept of multiple use on federal lands. He feels, however, that we should be providing special management to some of these areas. On the same token, he says, “It’s important to have a dialogue . . . so you can react to that” and noted, “We have more in common than we have differences.” Abbey then opened up the floor for comment, indicating that he would attempt to address every concern and answer every question at the conclusion of the comment period that evening. Montanans Speak Out The citizens of Montana, through selected representatives chosen to speak, then relayed to Mr. Abbey what they thought of his “concept paper” and any planned or unplanned National Monument designation in the state.

The speakers covered nearly every concern of the local citizens. Valley County Commissioner Dave Reinhardt noted that scientists are making great strides in environmentally friendly natural resource development, and also that any new economic activity brought about through the Treasured Landscapes Initiative will not replace the loss of industry already in these areas. Phillips County Commissioner Lesley Robinson questioned what is meant to “remove [lands] from public domain” as stated in the BLM Discussion Paper, and followed with her belief that the Antiquities Act of 1906 needs to be reformed. Robinson’s biggest concern, however, was that the document, on pages 1, 8 and 9, mentions coordination with Federal, State, and Tribal governments, but does not indicate any type of coordination with local governments and, more importantly, no mention is made of coordinating with private landowners. She believes the first stop should always be made on the local level. Robinson also voiced concerns over what effect eliminating the current “checkerboard” of BLM land ownership would have on tax revenues in affected counties. And regarding spending, others felt that the additional expenditures outlined in the draft are not in the best interest of the American public.

Some, like Dan Teegan from central Montana wondered why, if the BLM manages livestock bison and the Fish, Wildlife & Parks handles wildlife bison, this BLM document addresses any matter related to wildlife bison. Rancher Greg Oxarart of Malta vehemently put his point across, saying, “Mr. Abbey, take this message back to Washington. The line is drawn.” Public input continued from bankers to local ranchers and politicians. But one of the most provoking and unsettling speeches was one delivered by Kerry White of Gallatin County, a 4th generation rancher who challenged Abbey’s role with several active environmental groups, questioned his “coverup” spending behavior and overall ethics, and asked, “Why can we trust you?” This issue of trust seemed to be a common theme among participants, as Carl Salstad insinuated regarding the Upper Missouri Breaks Monument: “It started as a concept. Then a map showed up. And now there’s a monument.” Ranchers Stewardship Alliance (RSA) member Dale Veseth indicated RSA had asked the BLM repeatedly to be part of any conservation plan development. But, he says the organization has yet to have the opportunity to speak about local objectives,

This map is one just one of several that can be found (this one is in File 000019) of the disclosed email documents pertaining to the Interior Department’s Treasured Landscapes agenda.


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American Antiquities Act of 1906

Fact or Folly? while a single group, the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) had a strong part in directing the initiative. Veseth requested that same level of access for the RSA. Many local level elected leaders were present and did voice hearty opposition to the proposal. Rep. Wendy Warburton extolled a common opinion that the federal government has enough land already, and expressed that in a free country Government should fear the people, not the other way around. In her opinion, “merely brainstorming”, as Abbey had indicated the documents are, always precedes action. Warburton beseeched Abbey to “do everything in your power to kill this.” Blaine County Commissioner Don Swenson emphasized that the designated “monument” area does not need protection from the people who live here. If there is change, he remarked, we have the right to hear it. Rep. Wayne Stahl of Saco warned Abbey that if “this crowd seems excited – it is not. We’re all very afraid of the Federal Government.” Several individuals vocalized their fear that Americans will see a repeat of the abuse

Dennis Rehberg, that begins: “We were distressed to learn from an internal ‘NOT FOR RELEASE’ document that deliberations regarding potential National Monument designation sites and ‘high priority landrationalization efforts’ were taking place within the Department of Interior without public knowledge or participation.”

The letter goes on to request full disclosure of any and all documents or communications related to preparing the Secretary’s initiative. Upon further research, it seems the transparency promised by the Interior Department is nothing more than a smokescreen—and the correspondence and records that were eventually released prove that the draft is much, much more than a “brainstorming” document, as Abbey called it. The full version of the draft, as well as the released emails, memos, and other records that were eventually disclosed can be found at rehberg.house.gov under Wilderness Legislation. A scan through the file entitled “Antiquities Act Documents” reveals a very We’re all very afraid of different story than that told by Robert Abbey in Malta. Many of the documents have portions the Federal Government. blacked out, and some strings of information ~Wayne Stahl, Saco, MT seem to be flat missing. The notations below, taken from an email composed by Nate Hunt of the office of Fish, Wildlife & Parks to of the Antiquities Act as demonstrated by members various other federal organizations President Clinton in his last days in office, involved in the discussions and meetings being with President Obama making the National held, indicate a serious contradiction to that Monument designation with the swoop of a which was presented to the citizens of Malta pen on his way out. In fact, the document that September evening: suggests on pages 3 and 4 that should the initiative make it unsuccessfully through “FYI, just got these submissions for TL’s the legislative process, “BLM proposes that in northern great plains from WWF. the Administration . . . consider use of the Relates to our discussion yesterday w/ USDA.” Antiquities Act to set aside new National Monuments . . .” The attached documents go on to Abbey responded to the comments as promised. But he left every question delineate activities by the American Prairie unanswered. His final comments to the Foundation and WWF (World Wildlife crowd were, “You may not believe me. I Federation) in northeast Montana to enhance don’t care. Form your own conclusions.” He the activities of the Interior. The very last did say he would take the comments home to paragraph of the document then reads: Washington and share them, and reiterated The outcome would be a multimillionKen Salazar’s belief that conservation works acre wildlife complex creating the best when built on local efforts. Meeting over. largest prairie reserve in North America anchored by the Charles M Russell No Secrets Here? National Wildlife Refuge to the south This high level of doubt and mistrust and Grasslands National Park in of the Federal government stems from several Saskatchewan to the north. This would sources. A certain level of distrust seems be the largest, unfragmented mixed-grass to exist even at the congressional level, as prairie in North America and would evidenced by a letter addressed to Hon. support the ecological recover of bison, Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, dated the endangered black-footed ferret, and February 26, 2010, signed by 16 members of grassland birds. Wild populations of Congress, including Montana’s Representative large ungulates would migrate freely,

16 USC 431-433 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any person who shall appropriate, excavate, injure, or destroy any historic or prehistoric ruin or monument, or any object of antiquity, situated on lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States, without the permission of the Secretary of the Department of the Government having jurisdiction over the lands on which said antiquities are situated, shall, upon conviction, be fined in a sum of not more than five hundred dollars or be imprisoned for a period of not more than ninety days, or shall suffer both fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court. Sec. 2. That the President of the United States is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon the lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States to be national monuments, and may reserve as a part thereof parcels of land, the limits of which in all cases shall be confined to the smallest area compatible with proper care and management of the objects to be protected: Provided, That when such objects are situated upon a tract covered by a bona fied unperfected claim or held in private ownership, the tract, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the proper care and management of the object, may be relinquished to the Government, and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to accept the relinquishment of such tracts in behalf of the Government of the United States. Sec. 3. That permits for the examination of ruins, the excavation of archaeological sites, and the gathering of objects of antiquity upon the lands under their respective jurisdictions may be granted by the Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and War to institutions which the may deem properly qualified to conduct such examination, excavation, or gathering, subject to such rules and regulation as they may prescribe: Provided, That the examinations, excavations, and gatherings are undertaken for the benefit of reputable museums, universities, colleges, or other recognized scientific or educational institutions, with a view to increasing the knowledge of such objects, and that the gatherings shall be made for permanent preservation in public museums. Sec. 4. That the Secretaries of the Departments aforesaid shall make and publish from time to time uniform rules and regulations for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act. Approved, June 8, 1906

protecting the longest mammal migration in the lower 48. The small human community would be supported by the mix of traditional uses and diversity of wildlife that is a world recognized resource. This project would contribute significantly to protection of grasslands and grassland biodiversity globally. If these federal officials believe the “small human community” can be sustained by tourists coming to view prairie wildlife, maybe they’ve never visited Montana in the dead of winter with sub-zero temps and a 50 mph wind? It will be a short tourist season, by any standard, and a shorter opportunity to make a living. Mr. Abbey’s BLM office may not have plans for a “national monument”. But, there is definitely a plan for something, complete with budgets, maps, and objectives involving several arms of government. Will the legislative process protect the citizens of Montana and other states affected by this federal land grab? Or will the Antiquities Act of 1906 prevail? The answer to that fearsome question is yet to be seen.


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Weddings, Special events, Holidays and everything in between: Let Bear Paw Blooms turn your feelings into flowers.  Just a few Wedding dates available for 2010 and already booking 2011. Call today for your personal consultation.  Quality and Affordability just a call away. Will travel.  (406) 357-3689 or 262-3827  gruszie@ttc-cmc. net Check us out on Facebook. 6-I:11-II

Juan the Smuggler

Juan comes up to the Mexican border on his bicycle. He has two large bags over his shoulders. A guard stops him and says, “What’s in the bags?” “Sand,” answered Juan. The guard says, “We’ll just see about that. Get off the bike.”

For Sale: One Painted Desert lamb. One Jacob x b/w wether. Bred Jersey cow, gentle and halter broke, 3 yrs. old, $1600. Jersey bull calves, $450 to $600. One grey miniature donkey, she loves attention. One baby white spotted jack. 654-2704. 9-II

The guard takes the bags and rips them apart; he empties them out and finds nothing in them but sand. He detains Juan overnight and has the sand analyzed, only to discover that there is nothing but pure sand in the bags. The guard releases Juan, puts the sand into new bags, lifts them onto the man’s shoulders, and lets him cross the border. A week later, the same thing happens. The guard asks, “What have you got?” For Sale: Join our FALL Farmers market/ Animals for sale or swap coming soon. September 24 & 25. Call for details. Bring your extra produce, eggs, small farm animals such as goat, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, rabbits, and minis etc..Spots to set up for $5. Activites: Animal farm, Market, Cowboy coffee barn with concessions, Farmhouse cupboards will be full of fall decor. Olde Homestead Animal Farm, one mile off Hwy 2, Malta, MT Call (406) 654-2704. 9-II

For Sale: 2005 4x4 GMC Ext. Cab box $19,995. 2008 ton 4x4 Chevy Ext. box $29,995. Call Auto (406)535-3455.

“Sand,” says Juan. The guard does his thorough examination and discovers that the bags contain nothing but sand. He gives the sand back to Juan, and Juan crosses the border on his bicycle. This sequence of events repeats every day for three years. Then one day, Juan doesn’t show up. The guard meets up with him in a cantina in Mexico. “Hey, buddy,” the guard says, “I know you’re smuggling something. It’s driving me crazy. It’s all I think about. I can’t sleep. Just between you and me, what are you smuggling?” “Bicycles,” Juan says. For Sale: 1993 Flexicoil 5000 Air Drill w/ 1615 towbetween cart, 39 ft. Extra set of 4” pneumonic packer wheels, has new parts and hoses. Call (406)379-2317. 9-II

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For Sale: Bred gentle Jersey cow. Halter broke. Goes with or without her calf at side. (406)654-2704. 9-II For Sale: Canon CanoScan Flatbed Scanner w/ installation disc & USB cable. $25 OBO. (406)357-2014. 9-II

For Sale: Mother of bride/ groom dress, full-length seafoam green, size 14, $50. New size 8 silver sandal 2” heel, $25.  265-4619 10-I


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For Sale: KNIVES! ! Largest retail display of Schrade OLDTIMER and UNCLE HENRY knives in the country! New old stock USA-made knives. We also buy & sell RUANA knives and Boulder, CO WESTERN KNIVES. Check it out--you will be impressed! Big Sky Images and Collectibles, Havre Holiday Village Mall. 406-788-7210. 10-I

For Sale: 2007 Chevy Equinox LS. 59k, AWD, PW, PL, XM, Remote Start, Newer Tires, Remaining Factory Warranty. Very Clean. $13,250. Call 406357-2311 or 265-5349. 10-I

For Sale:  Haybet barley in Malta, round bales with net wrap.  Contact (406)223-1504 Small rectangular, free standing, wood burning stove, $50.  Contact (406)390-2496 9-II

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It ’s even better than before! For Sale: 13.6x24 tires and rims fit JD front wheel assist tractor $500. 3130 JD tractor open station with JD loader, grapple, 540/1000 PTO, 3 pt hitch, 85hp, runs and looks good $11,000. 1984 Ford Freeport 23’ motohome, roof ac, generator, 51K miles $4000. 9N Ford tractor, 3pt, pto, $2000. sdnfamily@ gmail.com or (406)262-4155.


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Facllial Spe For Sale: Sportsmen! Great lodging and food packages for JUDITH BASIN Hunters& Fisherman! $495.00 weekly, $75.00 daily including lodging & meals, Circle Bar Ranch, Hobson, MT 10-I (406)423-5363.

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3 Sisters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Ageloc Vitality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Audrey Barger for Hill Co. Justice of the Peace. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Austin Auction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 B&B Auction Service. . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B&L Mechanics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Baker’s Service Center. . . . . . . . . . . 13 Bank of Harlem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Bear Paw Credit Union. . . . . . . . . . . 18 Bear Paw Livestock . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Bearly Square. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Beartooth Bedliners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Big Sky Auto & Ag. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Blushing Brides. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Brandon’s Drapery & Floor Covering 5 Branson Trucking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 C&N Archery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Cathy Chinske Huston for Hill Co. Justice of the Peace. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Cruthers Monumental. . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Custom Collision Repair. . . . . . . . . . 12 DePriest for Commissioner. . . . . . . . 23 E-1 Towing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Equity Co-Op . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Exact Sharpening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Ezzie’s Wholesale. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Fergus Federal Credit Union. . . . . . . 14 Fireside Inn - Simms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 First Bank of Montana . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 First Security Bank, Malta . . . . . . . . . 9 Fish Net Store / United Country Real Estate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Florea, Robert - Electrician. . . . . . . . . 3 Flynn Realty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Forshee Agency. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Fort Belknap Casino. . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Fort Benton Realty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Fouhy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Gibbs Welding LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Glasgow Stockyards, Inc.. . . . . . . . . 10 Goodies Galore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Great Falls Antique Mall. . . . . . . . . . . 5 Gruszie Home Inspection. . . . . . . . . 18 Harlem Lumber. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Harlem VFW Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Health Mart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Heartbeat of Montana. . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Hi-Line Collision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Ideal Protein Weight Loss. . . . . . . . . . 9 Jeanie Cole, Flynn Realty. . . . . . . . . 25 Kalispell Antiques Market . . . . . . . . 20 Kut Loose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Leon’s Buy & Sell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Lewistown Area Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Lewistown Gun Show. . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Lewistown Honda. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Lewistown Lodge Motel. . . . . . . . . . 21 Little Kritters Daycare . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Metal Roofing & Trim . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Milk River Cooperatives. . . . . . . . . . . 2 Milk River Motors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Missourri River Realty. . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Montana Mountainmen Antler Art. . 10 Mountain View Co-op. . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

North Central Auto Parts. . . . . . . . . . 19 Northern Montana Hospital . . . . . . . 25 Northern Prairie Auto Sales . . . . . . . 28 Northern Winz Casino. . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Paintings by Mandeville. . . . . . . . . . 19 Pheasants Forever. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Precision Auto Body. . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Prewett Interiors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 26 Property West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Raymond James Financial Services. 12 Recovery Room Upholstery. . . . . . . 10 Red’s Auto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Richman Insurance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 R-New Trading Post. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Roadrunner Realty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Sanjel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Sarah’s Covenant Homes . . . . . . . . . 19 Shobe Auction & Realty. . . . . . . . . . 27 State Farm Insurance, Anthony Cammon, Agent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Super 8 - Lewistown. . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Titan Machinery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Transa Tree. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Turner General Store. . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Used A Bit Antiques. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Vote Wendy Warburton for Montana Legislature. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Walk-In Cupboard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Western Drug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Will’s Office World. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7


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Ramblings of a Conservative Cow Doctor

by Krayton Kerns, DVM, State Rep. HD 58

Liberty

We hope you enjoy reading this newest feature in Tricia’s Trader. You may agree, you may disagree with Dr. Kerns’ Ramblings, but you will always have something to discuss over dinner.

Over the years, I have attacked the progressive movement as a political ideology which will destroy our American republic. Our salvation is liberty. Let me explain the difference. The term “progressive” is the greatest political word ever coined because it sounds so advanced and enlightened; things which it truly is not. The 19th century Marxist political philosophy “from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs” laid the groundwork for progressivism. During the 1960s, Marxist followers euphemistically rallied under the banner of “liberalism.” This term soon lost favor as it consistently conjured the image of long-haired, bearded, hippies driving Volkswagen vans decorated with yellow, plastic, daisies. Something more creative was needed and when the “progressive” moniker was adopted, the political ripple of the early 1900’s became a tsunami. America would never be the same. Progressives derive all their power via two mechanisms: 1) Suffocating regulation of business and citizens. 2) Redistribution of massive amounts of tax payer money. Let me address each specifically. Number one: For decades we Americans have been taught to be incompetent. We must let the government decide what kinds of light bulbs we buy, the type of electricity we must use, when and where we can use our cell phones, the flush volume of our toilets, and our consumption of salt, trans-fats and Happy Meals. Once Americans have surrendered their self-reliance, they reflexively, albeit helplessly, collapse on the government as their savior. Think back to the news clips of the helpless Katrina victims wandering the flooded streets of New Orleans; ruling class progressives love to see their subjects begging for government salvation. Who needs God, guns and guts when you have government and it is not a coincidence progressives are regulating all three into extinction. Number two: No single gift from the producers will ever perpetually satisfy the non-producers. Progressives must continuously create new giveaways which are instituted only after sufficient media softening of the willpower of the masses. We simple-minded commoners must be prepped to believe the new item is something we not only are entitled to, but the only reason we don’t have it now is because we have been cheated by a rich guy who does have it. Under the guise of being fair, we are urged to get off the couch and help ourselves to the bounty produced by the sweat of others. In the last few years we have seen Medicare prescription drug plans, cash for clunkers, cash for Kelvinators, extended unemployment benefits, nationalization of student loans, and universal health care, all sold to us as things we are entitled to. There is a freebie around every corner. Just like the progressive crown jewel of Obamacare, with Marxism there is no freedom. There will be no opting out; all citizens will accept the will of the ruling class implemented “down the barrel of a gun,” to quote Chairman Mao. Does that quote not grab you by the throat? It should. Constitutional conservatism, on the other hand, is founded entirely upon freedom. Opt in or opt out, your lot in life is entirely dependent on your abilities, effort and willingness to accept risk. There will be winners and losers and it is the free-market, not government, which decides the outcome. We must return to the founding principle which made America the greatest nation in world history; liberty! Read more of Krayton’s op-ed in his 350 page book, Ramblings of a Conservative Cow Doctor - a collection of published and unpublished articles written about the life of a cowboy as it pertains to America’s freedom. Visit kraytonkerns.com to order your copy, available in softcover or hardcover signed editions.


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For Sale: Ceramic tile flooring starting at 99 cents/sq. ft. Brandonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Drapery & Floor Covering. (406) 265-9852. 10-I

For Sale: Ruger 77, Hawkeye 300 Mag., Nikon 3x9x40 Scope, extras, all new. Call (406)727-9134.

Mod. Win. BDC $985. 9-II

For Sale: 2007 Suzuki Eiger 400 4-wheeler. 1800 mi, winch, hand warmers, excellent shape. $3,999.99 OBO. (406) 3572221. 10-I

Hay/Grazing: 150 acres fall grazing available bordering Missouri River. Hay barley, grass and alfalfa hay for sale. Call for prices, (406)650-8714. 9-II

For Sale: E-Z Haul Hay Handler. Unloads itself. 5 & 6 round bale trailers. (Only 2 left!) Also, 5x10 utility trailers w/ramp gates $1,200. D&D Trailer Sales, Havre, 265-4255. 10-I


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FROM THE MARKETING TOOLBOX: Whose Job Is It?

by Tricia Kimmel

As obvious as it may seem, business owners often forget that it is not the job of their customer to remember a particular business exists. And, sad as it may be, many customers whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve done business with you before can simply fade away into the great unknown. What happens to them? There are several reasons why people donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t continue to do business with you. Maybe . . . â&#x20AC;˘ Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve Moved ~ Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just impractical or inconvenient to do business with you now. â&#x20AC;˘ You Did Something Wrong ~ In other words, they had some sort of bad experience with you. â&#x20AC;˘ Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re Price Shopping ~ Sometimes theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve found the same product or service for a lower price. â&#x20AC;˘ They Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Need You Anymore ~ Circumstances have changed, or youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve solved their great problem or need.

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For Sale: 2000 Chrysler 300M, every option avail! 4 disc in dash cd, infiniti sound, 17â&#x20AC;? Chrome Rim, Pearl Blue, 3.5L High output V6, a lot of power w/ great mileage, Runs and Looks Excellent, 140K Below Book @ $6,500 obo. 406-390-3116. 9-II

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If you think about it, why else do businesses grapple to find that prime main street location? When customers drive by regularly, they tend to not forget about you as easily. Not everyone has a great LOCATION, however. In fact, many businesses today have virtual storefronts, or they provide a traveling service. So, business owners have their work cut out for them. What can you do, as a business owner, to pull those lost customers back in?

For Sale: Zortman Patented Gold Mine, +20 acres unpatented claim, near Missouri Breaks, excellent hunting & fishing . All mineral &water rights. Private location, beautiful views! Near Zortman, MT in the Little Rockies. $200,000. Seller will consider lower purch. price of $150,000 w/ seller retaining 1.5% of royalty rights. Call Becky Wimmer, Property West, (406) 262-3035, becky@propertywest.com. 10-I

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An example of such a sequencing campaign might be this if you are, maybe, a restaurant owner. A little legwork will be required, but you can expect measurable results. For this example, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll assume youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing a sequential mailing. 1. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Your Anniversary is coming! We want to congratulate you! From your favorite restaurant down on Y Street.â&#x20AC;? This letter will be sent a week or two prior to your customerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s actual anniversary. 2. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Happy Anniversary! Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d like to invite you and your spouse to join us at our downtown location for a romantic meal for two. Dinner is on us!â&#x20AC;? Plan for this to arrive about two or three days ahead of their actual anniversary. Be sure to include all the necessary details of your offer, as well as essentials like testimonials and personalization. 3. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We missed you! This is your last chance to get your free Anniversary Dinner worth $__.00. Offer expires ______.â&#x20AC;? This would be sent only if they havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t taken advantage of the free dinner in your second message. Do you think this couple will remember you next time they want to go out to eat? You bet they will! And theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll probably tell about 14 other people they know, as well. Are you unsure of how to market your business? Do you run out of time to market because youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re too busy running your business? Kimmel Kreations, LLC offers customized â&#x20AC;&#x153;Marketing Modulesâ&#x20AC;? to lead you through the marketing maze. We are the solution you need. 406.379.2377


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For Sale: Minn Kota Turbo Pro auto pilot, 42 lbs Thrust, Foot pedal, 18 ft. cord, $300. Jeffy ice auger, 8 inch $350. Desk 52â&#x20AC;? long, 24â&#x20AC;? deep, height 29â&#x20AC;?. $25. Weather guard tool box $350. Michelin truck tire LT245/75R16, $175. Never used, new $271. 406452-0863 Ask for Jerry. 9-II

For Sale: 1996 F-350 Power Stroke Diesel 4x4, standard cab, Banks power & economy $5,500; 1988 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe, exceptional condition $2,200. Will consider Ranger 4x4 or older T-Bird in Trade. Great Falls area. Call 208-589-9042 10-I

Inventory Reduction Sale: Mountain View Co-op, located at 1000 Smelter Ave, is having a closeout on fireplaces. Choose from different styles and models, including direct vent inserts, cast iron fireplaces 0HWDO5RRILQJ 7ULP,+5'LQGG and more. Savings up to $500. Call us today at 406-453-2435 Ext. 1. 10-I

Hungry?: The Fireside Inn in Simms is open and under new ownership. Great food, great pie and the famous 50 cent bottomless cup of coffee. Open every day at 7 AM. Stop in for dinner or a cold one. Open 365 days a year! 10-I

For Sale: Park Model trailer w/ 2 tip outs and a 16x16 Arizona Room & Carport. Located in Gated Park, Apatcha Junction, AZ. Photos available on request. Call 406-783-7194. 9-II


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GRAZING!: 3,874+/- acres near Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge with 2,266+/- acres in CRP with an annual payment of $64,403. Excellent hunting!Asking $1,700,000 (252BF6) Broker owned 406-654-2273. 10-I

Crop Spraying, Flight Instruction, Flight Reviews, Annual Inspections, Tail Wheel Endorsements. Hebbelman Flying. Custom Harvesting. John Hebbelman (406) 3574233 or 945-1322. 7-I:9-II

For Sale: Great business opportunities in Havre! 4015 16th St. NE, J&J Technical Services Auto Repair, $425,000. Or... 600 First St., Siesta Motel and garage. $1,000,000. Both include the business and the property. Call Sheila at Forshee Agency (406) 262-4842. 9-II

For Sale: 2003 29’ Okanagan 5th wheel travel trailer. Central air, standby generator, 2 slideouts, exc. near-new condition. Comes with hitch. Make an offer. Call 357-3608. 10-I For Sale: 1” Toyota factory hitch TOY PT214-42050. $100. (406)357-2014. 9-II

For Sale: 2005 Hitachi 51’ Big Screen CRT Widescreen HDTV rear projection. Needs red bulb replaced. $300 OBO. (406)357-2014. 9-II

Wanted: 1985 Dodge pickup for parts. (406)357-3366. 9-II Help Wanted: Cook. Apply at Chinook Grille or call 10-I Wanted: Used oil. Call (406) 406-357-2548. 262-5008 10-I


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For Sale: 2007 Toyota Tundra Double Cab Long Box, 381hp V-8. Over 10K lbs. towing. 57k mi. One owner. G&B Toyota (406) 2652205 or 800-823-5264. 9-II

For Sale: Reconditioned wood stoves. Schrader, Safire, Orley’s, Long Bluff, Trail Blaser, Centennial and an Earth Stove. We are also looking for wood stoves. Call us at 452-0863. 9-II

For Sale: 2002 Harley Dyna Low Rider, 16,400 mi., 95 CI (1560 cc), bags, pegs, windshield, pipes. $8900 OBO. 2003 Harley Ultra Classic 22,600 mi., Loaded. $13,500. (406) 357-4233. 9-II

For Sale: 2003 Keystone Hornet 5th wheel, 29ft, excellent shape, queen size bed, below book @$14,500. Will deliver within reasonable distance from Great Falls. For details call John 453-4524. 9-II For Sale: Tables, hutches, dishes. 4-chair and 2-leaf antique wooden table with approx. 6’ matching hutch, $1,300 for the pair. Goodies Galore 945-7328. 10-I

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS! Get ready for hunting season. Come put your gun on layaway. See Lose weight quickly & sensi- Trader Bill at R-New Trading bly, 3-7 lbs./wk! Ideal Protein Post, Hwy 2, Havre. (406) 26510-I weight loss. A medically moni- 5057. tored program with great success. Lewistown, Great Falls & Malta locations. Call (406) 538-7201. 10-I For Sale: Custom built longbows, recurves and recurve takedowns. Handmade Flemish spliced strings, cedar arrows, leather quivers, armguards & finger tabs. C&N Archer (406) 403-1964. 10-I

For Sale: 1 bedroom 1 bath home conveniently located on Central Avenue! Close to both schools and the community swimming pool. Malta. Asking $48,000 (110AJ6) 406-654-2273. 10-I

For Sale: 2003 Buick Rendezvous CX, 124,000 miles, 21 mpg., CD player, 7 seats, leather interior, 2 wheel drive, $6,000. Call (406)228-8922 or (406)230-0574. 9-II

See Lewistown Honda-Polaris-Kawasaki for a large selection of used ATVs and motorcycles. Call 1-800-823-0226 or visit our web site at www. lewistownhonda.com. 10-I


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Sanjel (USA) Inc. is a leader in the North American oilfield services industry. We take pride in our performance and in our ability to deliver unsurpassed oilfield services. Build your career and future with Sanjel! Our Chinook and Miles City, MT Districts are currently looking for Cementing and Fracturing: ż Oilfield Service Operators w/CDL Sanjel offers great wages, outstanding bonus potential, and comprehensive benefits from date of hire. To ‘Join Our Team’ please pick up an application at Sanjel (USA) Inc 295 Stockyard Road Chinook, MT 59523 Or email resumè to careers_us@sanjel.com Fax # 303-893-6864

Commercial investment Got Rock Chips? We do rock Wanted: 1995 Dodge properties for sale! Call 262- chip repair. $35. Baker’s Ser- pickup single cab, 3/4 4842. 10-I vice, Harlem, 353-2291. 10-I ton. (406)697-2585. 9-II

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406-353-2511 Find us at the south end of Main. If we don’t have it, we can get it! Charlie & Kay Brekke, Owners For Sale: Young natural colored rams & select weavers fleeces. Great Falls area. Call 208-589-9042 10-I

For Sale: Wilson Wireless Signal Cellphone booster mini-amp. Like new. $250 OBO. (406)357-2014. 9-II


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