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Volume XXIV, Number 3

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

‘Sunset provision’ for future zoning regs approved

By Michael Howell

The Ravalli County Commissioners decided last week to place a sunset provision on any future zoning regulations that might be adopted in the next year or two. This would require voter approval in 2010 of any zoning regulations adopted in the meantime. The commissioners plan on adopting new zoning regulations by sometime in mid-summer 2009. More...

Branch of the Bitterroot River on Victor Crossing. Jean Schurman photo.

Annual river cleanup in the works

By Michael Howell

The third annual Bitterroot River cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along the Bitterroot River. That’s when citizens from up and down the valley and many from Missoula come together to clean up the Bitterroot River. More...

FlatIron annexation gets thumbs up from city Planning Board, Zoning Commission

By Michael Howell

The request by landowners Harold and Brad Milldenberger and Mildenberger Properties LLC, to have 494 acres of land along Golf Course Road annexed into the city of Hamilton took a big step forward last Wednesday evening when the City Planning Board and the Zoning Commission both decided to recommend approval of the annexation request and the proposed zoning of the area. More...

Seth Jarsky, a field technician for PBS&J, took samples from core borings in the area of the jet fuel spill at the Ravalli County Airport last week. The compnay is working for the Department of Environmental Quality in its efforts to determine the extent of the contamination plume in the area and to monitor recovery efforts. Michael Howell photo.

DEQ monitors fuel spill cleanup at airport

By Michael Howell

Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) officials were on site last week at the Ravalli County Airport, where, on July 1, an accidental spill of jet fuel occurred. DEQ is now overseeing the cleanup operations. More...


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