Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   The Shovel and Spoon serves up healthy home-cooked food grown and raised near its home in Sheridan. “We really do make everything from scratch, even our own soups and our own rolls for sandwiches,” said Janet Marsh, who co-owns the Shovel and Spoon and has overseen its day-to-day operations since opening earlier this year....
  •   To the editor,   The date was September 30, 1994.  I had been a Kiwanian for about 12 years when we moved from Fresno, CA to Dillon and transferred my membership to the Kiwanis Club of Dillon. Kiwanis had been a big part of my life for the past 12 years as I believed in all that Kiwanis stood for including Young Children Priority...
  •   To the editor,   As a former Dillon Police Officer and Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Deputy I had the unique experience of working with both candidates running for Beaverhead County Sheriff.  I have known Frank Kluesner and Jay Hansen since the late 1980’s and then during my seven years working with them from 2006 to...
  •   Cynthia “Cindy” Diane Cochran Stone, 45, of Dubois, ID, passed away on Sept. 24 at Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, ID, having fought a courageous battle against cancer. She was born March 5, 1969, in Minot, ND, to Roger Edward Cochran and Linda Lee Sloan Cochran. The family moved to Lima, where she attended school and...
  •   Terry Craig Eubank Sr. passed away on Labor Day, September 1, 2014, at the age of 77. He was born and raised on a dairy farm in Kansas, where he attended school and graduated as valedictorian of his high school class. Terry attended college in Colorado and earned a degree in animal husbandry, but worked in the field of business much of his...
  •   Hugh Cleland “Jerry’ Brewer, Jr., formerly of Wilton and Darien, CT, Twin Bridges and Ocala, FL, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Sept. 13. He was 89.  Mr. Brewer graduated from Taft school in 1942 and attended Harvard College. He served in WWII, 75th Infantry Division, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge....
  •   Cool – and wet – running was the order of the day at the Dillon Invitational cross country meet Saturday at the challenging Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, with a light drizzle keeping fans under umbrellas and athletes from overheating. In the varsity races, it was pretty much Corvallis and Dillon, though Butte Central’s boys...
  •   Student and adult volunteer participants in the Beaverhead Trails Coalition’s  increasingly popular Walking School Bus Program will be joined next Wednesday morning by some local VIPs, including  prominent local doctor Dan Downey, Parkview Elementary Principal Greg Fitzgerald and perhaps Dillon’s two most recognizable...
  •   The Dillon City Council convenes tonight to work through a relatively light agenda that includes the second reading of a proposed ordinance granting Northwest Energy a natural gas franchise in Dillon. An update for a soon-to-be obsolete half-century measure passed in 1964, the ordinance would grant Northwestern Energy a non-exclusive...
  •   What would we do without friends?   BCHS golf coach Zach McRae has retold the story a number of times since last week.  Each time, he gets a dry mouth and the listeners get a lump in their throat.  While it wasn’t an ultimate sacrifice, Gunnar Maisch offered his position on the varsity golf team to his friend Sully...