Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   To the editor, Here are two scenarios involving maple switch episodes. The NFL recently announced a 14-game suspension of Viking star Adrian Peterson for disciplining his four-year-old son with a maple switch — reportedly imposing some injurious marks. Peterson indicated that he was using the same method as applied to him when he was...
  •   Gary D. Nelson, of Silver Star, passed away Nov. 20, due to complications from a stroke. Gary was born March 7, 1945, in Whitehall. He attended elementary, junior high and high school in Twin Bridges. During his time in school, he enjoyed playing sports and was co-valedictorian of his class in 1963. After graduation, Gary attended Montana...
  •   The Dillon Beaver football program doesn’t spend a lot of time dwelling on past glories. They are too busy adding new chapters to their championship legacy.  Saturday at Butte’s Alumni Coliseum on Bob Green Field, this year’s version of Beaver football posted a glorious victory, rallying from behind late in the fourth...
  •   Ed McDaniel started making sculptures 12 years ago at the age of 48, carving clay that would be used to create a wax mold and ultimately a bronze casting. His work primarily focused on creating traditional busts, and he did some smaller pieces as well. When he experienced a serious health crisis from an autoimmune complication and pneumonia...
  •   The annual Festival of Trees opened with the Friday night Kids' Night and features photos with Santa, cookies, candy and a talking tree.  Here, three buddies check out the elaborately decorated trees that would be auctioned off Saturday night.   The main focus of the Festival of Trees is to raise funds for deserving non-profit...
  •   The Dillon community donated $11,327 to the Southwest Montana Family YMCA through the Great Harvest Bake Day program last week.  Great Harvest donates all the proceeds from three days of sales to a deserving group each time it holds a Bake Day.  This year, the program has contributed over $63,000 to deserving area programs....
  • Wednesday's vote recount in the Beaverhead County sheriff election made no difference in the outcome, although the winning margin increased by a few votes. According to unofficial tally figures from Beaverhead County Clerk and Recorder Deb Scott, Franklin Kluesner II still prevailed over incumbent Sheriff Jay Hansen, but this time the count...
  •   Gail Andrews Rule, 95, passed away peacefully in Aiken, SC, on Nov. 15, with her family by her side. She was a wonderful wife and mother. She will be sorely missed by her family and all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She was born May 5, 1919, in Salmon, ID, and was the only daughter of Nell and Clayton Andrews. Gail married William A...
  •   The Dillon Beavers and Billings Central Rams met in the last three state A championship games.  It was a date that came early this year with the teams squaring off at Vigilante Field Saturday in a semifinal game that would end the title game streak of one of the teams.  The battle that ensued provided all the drama of a title game...
  •   A group of outdoor enthusiasts got together outside on a frigid cold morning last weekend to honor a warm gesture by some area landowners. The Beaverhead Trails Coalition (BTC) convened the gathering of 12 people just off Ten Mile Road for about 15 minutes Saturday morning in temperatures hovering around 0 degrees to commemorate an easement...