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Business booming for local ammo company
By Michael Howell
Business is booming at Bitterroot Valley Ammunition & Components (BVAC) in Stevensville. According to plant manager Misty Browning, the ammunition production industry in general was hammered by the run on ammunition that accompanied the last elections. She said that was probably sparked by fears of gun control. More...
Schweitzer, GOP leaders strike a bargain
By Cody Bloomsburg
HELENA Deadlines make deals come easier. Gov. Brian Schweitzer and the Legislatures Republican leaders made theirs on the state's major spending plan on Friday with five days left in the regular session. More...
Public retirees boon to local economy
Retired government workers in Ravalli County received over $5 million last year, according to information released by the Montana Public Employee Retirement Administration (MPERA). More...
Torch Run coming through
Ravalli County law enforcement agencies are again taking part in the Torch Run for Special Olympics. This years event will be held on Friday, April 29, with officers from the Ravalli County Sheriffs Office, Hamilton Police Department, Darby Marshals, Stevensville Police Department, and Montana Highway Patrol carrying the Flame of Hope through the county on its way to Bozeman for the opening ceremonies of the State Summer Games. You can help support Special Olympics in Montana by buying a t-shirt or making a cash donation at the Ravalli County Sheriffs Office, or online at HYPERLINK "http://www.somt.org" www.somt.org. For more information call Sgt. Loren Hochhalter at 531-7030.
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