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1969 Class Reunion

March 1, 2019 by Patti Mahrt Nord (Register to contact)

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Cheers to 50 years - Sentinel High School - Class of 1969

Saturday, August 17th, 2019
5:30-11:00 pm

The Keep
102 Ben Hogan Drive
Missoula, MT 59803

Blues and Jazz Band, heavy hors d'oeuvres, no host bar
$50 per person

RSVP by May 31st make check payable to:
Kathy O'Conner
3110 Flynn Lane
Missoula, MT 59808

See you there!
Questions: contact *****

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Teen pleads guilty in shooting outside Sentinel High  The Missoulian

An 18-year-old charged in the shooting of two boys in a botched drug deal last summer pleaded guilty Thursday morning to a lower charge.

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