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Wednesday, March 9, 2011



AUCTION: ALL NEW/NEARLY NEW office equipment/furnishings, computers/electronics. View at 10am Saturday, March 19, 2011, Fairgrounds, Helena, MT. Mandeville Auction Service, 406-442-5834; 406-439-5793.

GRUNCH - CRYSTAL BAR. ONLINE ONLY ESTATE AUCTION Bozeman, Montana. 2010 RAV4, 1972 Norton Commando, Art, Ivory, Beer Collectibles, Gambling, Depression, Antiques, Military. Bid now!

Business Opps

FRAC SAND HAULERS with complete rigs only. Tons of Runs in warm, flat, friendly and prosperous Texas! Great company, pay and working conditions. 817-769-7621, 817-769-7713.

Farm & Garden

POTTING SOIL & PEAT MOSS. Red, Yukon Gold and Purple Viking potatoes, winter squash, cabbage, carrots. Peat moss, potting soil. Straw, $3/bale, 10 bales or more, $2.50 each. Grain fed beef and hogs. MOELLER’S NURSERY, Eastside Hwy., Corvallis. Please call ahead, 961-3389.

CENTRAL MONTANA GELBVIEH GENETICS BULL SALE March 19, 2011, Lewistown Livestock Auction. 50 Gelbvieh Balancer and Angus bulls and 25 heifers. For catalog call (406)538-5622.

NEW CROP HAY! Bagged whole oats or barley. Cracked barley. Delivery available. Call The Hayman, 961-3528, 360-1125.

FRESH FARM EGGS AVAILABLE DAILY! Natural free range chicken eggs, delivered daily to the Bitterroot Star. $2.50/doz. Call your order in to 777-3928, or just stop by! Fresh veggies also available in season.

Rentals Wanted

BITTERROOT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, INC. is looking for residential rentals in the Stevi-Florence-Lolo area. We have been in business for over 20 years and look forward to talking to you. 549-9631.

MAJESTIC PROPERTY MANAGEMENT. Rentals Wanted. You have a choice! 777-2625, 544-2009.

For Rent

TWO-BEDROOM MOBILE IN VICTOR on private lot. Gas heat. Garden spot. No pets. $525/mo. plus dep. 363-8133.

FLORENCE: Avail 1 April: one corner room, spacious, with additional office space: $650. One year lease. Private elegant equestrian estate with all amenities. N/S, no pets: 273-4212.

FLORENCE: Avail 1 April: one corner room: $450. One year lease. Private elegant equestrian estate; all amenities. N/S, no pets: 273-4212.

TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN STEVI. $550 plus large security. No smokers or pets. 406-883-0107.

FURNISHED ROOMS IN THE 5TH STREET GUESTHOUSE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. Included: Cable TV, Wireless Internet, bed & linens from twin to queen size, dresser. 4 full bathrooms, huge kitchen, large living room, house phone, free laundry. The public/shared areas of the house are cleaned 2x weekly, you are responsible for your room cleaning. Rents by the week, single rates: $110, $115 or $125, plus a $30 move in fee, depending on size of room. Add $10 per week for double occupancy (limited to large rooms only). Clean, non smoking, building is only 3 years old. 2 floors. NO PETS. Quiet area, yet close to all conveniences. Currently all residents are male. Call Robbie at the Stevensville Hotel for an appointment, 406-777-3087.

THE 5TH STREET MOTEL in Stevensville has furnished studios available now for short term or long term rental. For stays of 30 days or more: $550 month. If paid by the week: $150 per week. $100 deposit required ($50 damage- refundable, $50 cleaning fee non refundable). For short stays (less than 30 days) $250 per week first 2 weeks, $175 3rd week plus 7% bed tax. Cable TV & wireless internet included. Laundry room. Each unit has 1 queen bed, bed sheets & towels, cafe table, small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, sink with dishes & utensils. NO PETS, no smoking. Quiet area, yet close to all conveniences. Call Robbie at the Stevensville Hotel for availability and an appointment to view, 777-3087.

OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE. Premier office building in Stevensville. Various sizes - 300-1000 sq. ft. Discount for one-year lease. Call Gene, 381-0288.

For Sale

SAWMILLS-Band/Chainsaw-Cut lumber any dimension, anytime. Build anything from furniture to homes. In Stock ready to ship. From $4090.00. 1-800-661-7747.

Help Wanted

POSITION DESCRIPTION - Class Title: Treasurer, Part-time
Department: Finance
Date: March 4, 2011
Location: Town of Stevensville
Salary: $14-$17 per hour, DOE
GENERAL PURPOSE: Perform a variety of routine and complex clerical, accounting, finance and administrative work administering the treasury functions of the city.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Mayor of the Town of Stevensville.


• Manages investment of city funds in accordance with investment policies and goals, and local, state and federal regulations.
• Review and code receipts, reconciles daily cash, and keeps such records as needed to verify cash balances.
• Prepares daily bank deposits.
• Administers the investment program by maintaining required investment records and preparing related reports as required.
• Establishes and maintains records needed for bond payments, fiscal agent, and related redemption ledgers.
• Maintains accounts receivable records, and performs necessary follow-up on collections.
• Maintains auxiliary cash controls for investing, balancing, and other related accounting activities.
• Assists in reconciling general ledger to various cash reports.
• Prepares periodic financial, statistical or operational reports as assigned.
• Answers cash management and investment related questions.

• Provides clerical or technical support to other finance staff as required.
• Composes inputs and edits a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other material requiring judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.
• Serves as a back-up to related accounting positions.
• Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
• Graduation from an high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in accounting, general office practices, or data processing;
• Two (2) years of increasingly responsible related experience; or
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing; Considerable knowledge of investment of public funds; working knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practices;
• Skill in the operating listed tools and equipment; and
• Ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately and quickly; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish successful working relationships.


TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED: Personal computer, including word processing and spreadsheet software; central financial computer; 10-key calculator, phone, fax and copy machine.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

Team work is an essential function of a public serving entity.

SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Effective Date: March 5, 2011
Close Date: March 18, 2011.

BS 3-9-11.

BABYSITTER, 3 hour basis, 5 days a week or on call. Two children, 5 & 2, girls. References required. 777-2174.

10 positions - Temporary/Seasonal work performing diversified activities as a beekeeping laborer. From 3/19/2011 to 12/15/2011 at Miller’s Honey Farms, Inc., Gackle, ND.  Three months previous experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs.  No fear of bees.  Non-allergic to bee stings, pollen or other products of the hive.  Post-hire employer-paid drug testing required.  Must have or be able to obtain drivers license within 30-90 days following hire.  No minimum education or High School diploma/equivalent is necessary for the position.  $11.52/hr or current applicable AEWR.  Workers are guaranteed 3/4 of work hours of total period.  Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment.  Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract.  Interviews required.  Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or Job Service North Dakota Workforce Solutions, 1000 E. Divide Ave., Bismarck, ND  58506.  Provide copy of this ad.  Job Order #234063.     

TIRE TRUCK OPERATOR needed at Grain Growers Oil Co. in Scobey, MT. Call 406-487-2741. Ask for Tanner.

POSITION OPEN FOR HARDIN CHIEF OF POLICE - Closes 5pm Tuesday March 15, 2011. Job description and applications available online at or at City Hall, 406 N. Cheyenne, Hardin, MT 59034. EOE.

WALTER TRUCKING & HARVESTING. We are currently looking for Farm Help to join our 2011 Harvest Crew (March to October). Experience with combine, grain buggy, air seeder and tractors very helpful. Room & Board supplied. Also need Class 1/CDL Drivers for the Harvest Crew and Grain, Livestock & Equipment Haulers for our Trucking Division. Must be able to cross Border into the Canada and/or USA. Phone 1-800-268-6935. Fax resume to 403-327-0267 or email

ATTN: COMPUTER WORK. Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 Part-time to $7,500/mo. Full-time. Training provided. or call 1-888-304-2847.


TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING. Complete programs, refresher courses, rent equipment for CDL, Job Placement Assistance. Financial assistance for qualified students. SAGE Technical Services, Billings/Missoula. Now offering Heavy Equipment Training. 1-800-545-4546.


WILL TRADE SKILLED LABOR for waterfowl hunting opportunities. 406-821-3291.

IF YOU USED TYPE 2 DIABETES DRUG AVANDIA between 1999-present and suffered a stroke or heart attack you may be entitled to compensation. Attorney Charles Johnson 1-800-535-5727.

Real Estate

QUICK CASH PAID FOR YOUR REAL ESTATE NOTE! Local Investor buys private mortgages, trust indentures & Land Installment Contracts. Call Today for a FREE Bid on buying a portion or all of your note. We also lend on Real Estate, must have at least 40% equity. (800)999-4809


A PAMPERING, luxurious Swedish massage for only $30/hour. Ladies, you know you’re worth it! Call Eloise at 503-396-7013, Kootenai Village, Stevi.

FOR HIRE: CHORES, LABOR, helping hand. Honest and reliable. 777-4616, 274-3041 (cell).


WANTED: MINERAL INTEREST OIL & GAS LEASES - Experienced Family Owned Oil Production & Exploration Co. We'll help you Monetize your Mineral Assets. Send details to: P.O. Box 8946, Denver, CO 80201. 877-754-3111.

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