Legal notice of June 14, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing The Town of Libby A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in the Council Chambers at City Hall at 6:15 p.m. for all interested citizens of the Town of Libby. The public hearing is to hear from any resident regarding the abandonment of Millwest Road and part of Millwood Loop Road. By order of the Mayor, Leann Monigold Clerk-Treasurer, 293-2731 Published in the Western News June 14-28, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF SALE BY TRUSTEE WHICH MAY CONCERN: 1. Property. This Notice relates to the following described real estate (the “Property”) located in Lincoln County, Montana: Lot 3, Block 1, Northwood Manor, as shown on the map or plan thereof on file and registered in the Clerk’s Office and Recorder of Lincoln County, Montana. 2. Deed of Trust. The settlor named below has executed and delivered to the beneficiary named below a deed of trust (the “Deed of Trust”), which is a deed of trust under the Small Tract Financing Act of Montana, § § 71-1-301, and following. , MCA, covering the Property. The Indenture is described as follows: Date: March 20, 2013 Settlor: Lloyd A. Dibble and Marjory M. Dibble Initial Trustee: C. Mark Hash Beneficiary Glacier Bank recorded in the records of Lincoln County, Montana as follows: Date April 2, 2013 Book/Page: Book 347, Page 152 Document No: 244343 3. Note. The aforementioned Deed of Trust was given to secure payment of a home equity line of credit in the original principal amount of $152,000.00 owed by the settlor to the beneficiary. The Home Equity Line of Credit Agreement is dated the same as the Trust Deed. 4. Alternate Trustee. JAY T. JOHNSON, an attorney licensed to practice law in Montana, was succeeded as Trustee under the Deed of Trust by a written document recorded in the records of Lincoln County, Montana on March 30, 2022, in Book 396, Page 39, Document #299870. 5. Default. The Home Equity Line of Credit and Deed of Trust are currently in default. The default consists of: (a) failure to make the monthly payment under the home equity line of credit that was due on December 28, 2020, and failure to make all required monthly payments from December 28, 2020 2020 to present date; (b) failure to pay property taxes imposed on the Property; and (c) failure to maintain required insurance covering the property. 6. Amount due. The amount owing under the home equity line of credit and the deed of trust as of May 17, 2022 is as follows: Principal $152,312.95 Interest $7,577.59 Late fees $1,326.38 Advances and other fees $16,145.53 Interest accrues on the principal balance at a daily rate of approximately $13.56211. Late fees are assessed at the greater of 15.00% of the regularly scheduled payment or $15.00 for each payment that is more than ten (10) days late. The total balance due on the obligation secured by the deed of trust is the sum of the above, including accrued interest and late fees up to the date of payment, plus the fees and expenses actually incurred by the Beneficiary, funds advanced by the Beneficiary to preserve or protect its security pursuant to the Indenture, and the reasonable fees of the Trustee and attorney. 7. Acceleration. Notice is hereby given that the Beneficiary under the Indenture has elected and declared that all principal and interest are immediately due and payable as a consequence of the Settlor’s default under the Home Equity Line of Credit and the deed of trust. 8. Notice of Sale. Notice is hereby given that the Beneficiary under the Indenture and the undersigned Trustee hereby elect to sell or cause to be sold the property described above to satisfy the obligation secured by the Indenture . The sale will take place on the following date, time and location: Date: October 5, 2022 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Ave., Libby, Montana The undersigned trustee will sell the property at public auction to the highest bidder, in cash or near cash (bank checks or certified checks), in legal tender of the United States, all payable at the time of the sale. Any person, including the beneficiary under the terms of the trust deed but excluding the trustee, may bid at the sale. Transfer of ownership to Buyer shall be effected by deed of trust without any representations or warranties, including warranty of title, express or implied. The sale is made on an as is, where is and with all faults basis. 9. Heal. The settlor, or his successor in interest to the property or any part thereof or any other person having a subordinate lien or charge of record thereon or any beneficiary under any deed of Subordinated Trust, at any time prior to the time fixed by the Trustee for sale by the Trustee, may pay to the Beneficiary or Beneficiary’s assign the full amount then due under the terms of the Trust Indenture and the obligation thus secured, including the costs and expenses actually incurred and the reasonable fees of the fiduciary and of the lawyer, other than those part of the principal which would then not be due in the absence of default and so remedy the default. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR DEBT COLLECTION PURPOSES. Dated: May 19, 2022. /s/ Jay T. Johnson Jay T. Johnson Acting Trustee STATE OF MONTANA: ss Flathead County This instrument was acknowledged before me on May 19, 2022. /s/ Kathleen A. Burt Notary Public for the State of Montana Residing in Kalispell, Montana My Commission Expires 07/23/2024 Published in The Western News June 7, 14 & 21, 2022. MNAXLP

MONTANA WATER COURT NOTICE OF ENTRY FROM THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION-STATE OF MONTANA-USA PRELIMINARY COMPACT ORDER AND NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY CAS NO. WC-0001-C-2021 ALL WATER USERS MUST READ THIS NOTICE The Montana Water Court has been asked to approve a compact settling the water rights claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation . The Flathead Compact was ratified by the Montana Legislature on April 24, 2015 (codified at § 85-20-1901, MCA), by the United States Congress on December 27, 2020 (Pub. L. No. 116- 260, Title V, Division DD), by the Tribes by Tribal Council Resolution 21-023 dated December 29, 2020 and signed by the Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior on September 17, 2021. The Draft Flathead Executive Order Compact is now available for your review. The Flathead Compact defines the reserved water rights of Tribes in the State of Montana and will authorize Tribes to divert and use water in accordance with the Flathead Compact in any or all of the following basins: Basin 76D, Kootenai River; Basin 76E, Rock Creek; Basin 76F, Blackfoot River; Basin 76J, Flathead River (South Fork); 76K Basin, Swan River; Pool 76L, Flathead River (downstream of Flathead Lake); Basin 76LJ, Flathead River (up to and including Flathead Lake); Pool 76M, Clark Fork River (between Blackfoot and Flathead rivers); and Basin 76N, Lower Clark Fork River (downstream of Flathead River). Additionally, tribal water rights may impact water rights in Basin 76G, Clark Fork River (above Blackfoot River); 76GJ, Flint Creek; and Basin 76I, Middle Fork of the Flathead River. The preliminary executive order and effective order are available at the following locations: * The Montana Water Court, 1123 Research Drive, Bozeman, MT 59718 * The Montana DNRC, Regional Water Resources Office, 2705 Spurgin Road, Bldg. C, Missoula, Montana 59806-5004; (406) 721-4284 The Montana DNRC, Regional Office of Water Resources, 655 Timberwolf Parkway, Ste 4, Kalispell, MT 59901-1215; (406) 752-2288 Lincoln County Clerk’s Office, Libby, MT; Flathead County Clerk’s Office, Kalispell, MT; Sanders County Clerk’s Office, Thompson Falls, MT; Lake County Clerk’s Office, Polson, MT; Mineral County Clerk’s Office, Superior, MT; Missoula County Clerk’s Office, Missoula, MT; Ravalli County Clerk’s Office, Hamilton, MT; Granite County Clerk’s Office, Philipsburg, MT; Powell County Clerk’s Office, Deer Lodge, MT; Lewis and Clark County Clerk’s Office, Helena, MT; Deer Lodge County Clerk’s Office, Anaconda, MT; Silver Bow County Clerk’s Office, Butte, MT Office of Indian Affairs, Flathead Indian Irrigation Project Office, 220 Project Drive, St. Ignatius, MT 59865; 406-745-2661 CSKT Department of Natural Resources, 301 Main Street, Polson, Montana, 59860; (406) 675-2700 The Draft Order, Commencement Order, Notice, and Flathead Compact Water Rights Summary are also available on the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s website. Montana at http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/eau/arbitrage/confederated-salish-tribes-and-kootenai-compact. OBJECTIONS Your water consumption may be affected by the Flathead Compact. If you disagree with the tribal water rights recognized in the Flathead Compact, you can file an objection and request a hearing and the water tribunal will hear your objection in accordance with existing legal standards. All objections must be filed on the forms provided by the Water Court and must be received at the Water Court by December 6, 2022. Objections may be submitted electronically to [email protected] or to Montana Water Court, PO Box 1389, Bozeman, MT 59771. This will be your only opportunity to object to the preliminary decree. If you do not file an objection at this time, you will not be able to object to the preliminary decree in any other proceedings before the water tribunal and you will be bound by any final decree issued by the water tribunal approving the tribal water rights quantified in the Flathead Compact. EXTENSION The Water Tribunal may grant a request for an extension of the time limit for filing objections. A request for an extension must be received by the Water Court no later than December 6, 2022. Use the Water Court Extension Request Form available at https://courts.mt.gov/ courts/water/LegalResources. If an extension is granted, it will apply to everyone. Any extension will be posted at the offices listed above and will be announced once in this newspaper. RIGHT OF APPEAL If you do not participate in water tribunal proceedings, your right to appeal an adverse decision is limited by Section 85-2-235, MCA. MEETING An informal public meeting will be held by videoconference: Monday July 11, 2022 at 6 p.m. The meeting can be accessed by computer at: https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/86359692851?pwd=QXQyZGpiR2RnenlrbnNuTkg3bmI2Zz09 or by phone at +1 646 558 8656 or +1 406 444 9999. The meeting ID is 863 5969 2851 and the password is 333701. Published in The Western News on June 14, 21 and 28, 2022. MNAXLP

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