Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   The Dillon girls earned seven individual titles and placed second as a team at Saturday’s John Tomich Memorial Track Meet in Butte, where the Beaver boys finished seventh. MSU-bound hurdler Holly Andersen again led the Beaver girls, as she raced to wins in the 200m dash, and the 100m and 300m hurdles. Holly currently holds the best...
  •   To the Editor,    Representative Welborn deserves our recognition. He, along with 13 other Republican Representatives, decided to rise above the influence of out-of-state dark money and stand up for the needs of 70,000 Montanans. These individuals are living without much needed health insurance that, in too many cases, will have...
  •   To the editor,   The following Republicans voted with Democrats consistently this legislative session:   Reps. Rob Cook of Conrad, Christy Clark of Choteau, Roy Hollandsworth of Brady, Frank Garner of Kalispell, Geraldine Custer of Forsyth, Tom Berry of Roundup, Tom Richmond of Billings, Steve Fitzpatrick of Great Falls, Ray Shaw...
  •   To the editor,   Last week I attended a talk at the college on entrepreneurship given by Greg Gianforte, a tech guru.  I was pretty impressed, especially with his three stage career of learn, earn and serve. He, quite sincerely, said now that he’s earned his billion, he wants to help others attain their goals, start new...
  •   Deanna Lee Reynolds, of Glen, passed away Sunday, April 19, from cancer. She was born in Flint, MI, on April 3, 1958 and moved to God’s Country in 2008. She is survived by: husband Terry Reynolds; mother Donna Bozung; father Dale Bozung; brother Derrick Bozung and wife Sandy; son Tony Evertts and wife Erica; grandchildren Meadow and...
  •   Bonnie was born March 28, 1928, to Bill and Elsie McMannis in Dillon. She grew up in Beaverhead County and was educated at BCHS, with some undergraduate classes from Western Montana College. She married Fred Arbour and together they were blessed with four rambunctious boys and a beautiful baby girl. After Fred’s untimely death Bonnie...
  •   The Dillon Beavers softball team came up with two huge home wins over top Southwest Conference opponents last week to move into second place in the conference standings. The local girls first knocked off unbeaten Butte Central, 11-6, on Thursday, and then rallied—not once, but twice—to overtake Anaconda, 11-10, in Dillon on...
  •   The Dillon track and field team battled the Montana spring weather as much as the competition last week, when the Beavers saw Tuesday’s Smelter City Meet cut short by rain about an hour after it began and Saturday’s Gallatin Valley Invitational contested in gusty winds and 65-degree heat. Still, the athleticism of the BCHS team...
  •   A recent graduate of the University of Montana Western with a degree in business, Cory Birkenbuel has filled his new downtown Dillon business with what he calls the ABCDEs. “Art, Boutique, Clothing, Dillon and Events,” explained Birkenbuel of what’s behind the alphabet start he uses to describe the offerings at Highboy...