Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   Louis W. (Bill) Hammer, of Clinton and a resident of Rock Creek, died May 6 at his new home in Dillon. He was in ill health for several years, but God has now called him home. Bill was born June 14, 1930, in Scranton, ND, but moved to the Black Hills of South Dakota when he was three years old. He attended Lead Public Schools, graduating in...
  • As a native of Montana, I grew up in the Flathead Valley. After graduating from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree, I moved to the Beaverhead Valley where my father’s family had settled in 1902. I found employment with the Beaverhead County Road Department, Williams Feed, and eventually with the Sheriff’s Office...
  •   My name is Paul Oldynski. I am running for Sheriff of Beaverhead County. I was raised in Southern California where I trained at Santa Ana College to become a machinist. I then moved to Prescott, Arizona where I obtained a Certification in Gunsmithing with a minor in Business. After graduating from college in 1981, I married Julie and worked...
  •   Representative Jeff Welborn (R-Dillon) serves constituents of the 72nd district in the Montana House of Representatives. I’m a life-long Beaverhead County resident and a fourth-generation Montanan. My business and professional life away from serving you in Montana’s House of Representatives, includes ownership of a trailer sales...
  •   My name is Brooke Erb, and I am a candidate for House District 72. I first came to this area in 1973 when my parents purchased the Beaverhead Livestock Auction. I am a wife, mother, grandmother, university employee, agricultural business owner, and community volunteer. As Office Manager for the Associated Students (student government) at...
  • An appointment a year in the making, and a street-and-sidewalk project approved more than five years ago, won approval at last week’s Dillon City Council meeting. With only five of eight Council members present and the city attorney and treasurer out of town, the meeting lasted less than a half hour but also still took time to celebrate the...
  •   Despite outhitting Stevensville, 12-8, the Dillon Beaver softball team dropped a tight one on the road, 7-6, over the weekend. Kimee Hritsco-Murray went 2 for 4 for Dillon while driving in a run and scoring a run to lead the Beaver offense. She was joined in the hit column by Audrey Schurg (2 for 4, with two singles), Bailey Berriochoa (2...
  •   Jackson’s Dale Royer shot his way onto the USA Junior Olympic team this year and will compete at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Championships in Granada, Spain, in September. Earlier this spring, Royer travelled to Kerrville, Texas, host of the second stage of the two-part qualifier that began with a shoot...
  •   Dedication and determination formed a potent pairing for a shorthanded Dillon tennis team this past week. The Beavers saw a freshman will her way onto the varsity squad and a debut win, a senior boy battle to five wins in 24 hours and a veteran girls doubles duo begin peaking for the Divisional Tournament set to start later this week....
  • Easily outpolling his opponent in the county hospital district election concluded this week, Lawrence Morrisroe, a software development specialist, will be formally seated at the next regular meeting of the Barrett Hospital and HealthCare Board of Trustees. Morrisroe won the won the election, 1,187-622, a margin of almost two to one. His opponent...