Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   It was a down-up-up-down week for the Lady Beavers basketball team. Dillon dropped down a class to win on the road against Class B Whitehall, 51-15, on Thursday, and then jumped up a class on Saturday, when they lost, 41-51, at home to AA Helena Capital. As the Beaver boys were getting tested at home on Thursday, the girls team were...
  • A night after seeing its 13-game winning streak ended by a loss at MSU Northern, the Montana Western men’s basketball team started a losing streak with an 89-84 setback at the University of Great Falls on Saturday. Western (15-5, 3-2) had a chance to take a late lead after cutting the Argos advantage to just two points with a 22-6 run capped by a...
  • The Montana Western men’s basketball team saw its 13-game winning streak laid low on the Hi Line on Friday night with a 12-point loss at MSU Northern. The Lights (12-9, 1-4 in the Frontier Conference) recorded their first league win of the season with the 68-56 triumph over Western (15-3, 3-1) by applying their usual formula of tight defense,...
  •   Paul L. Daly was born to Lawrence H. and Florence M. Daly, March 20, 1921, in Missoula. He died of natural causes on Dec. 28, 2014, while returning home to Columbia Falls from his winter residence in Green Valley, AZ. The intervening years were lived to the fullest, reflecting Paul’s courage, energy and wide-ranging interests, his...
  •   Hal Joseph Dale entered the world April 19, 1923, and left it January 17, living 91 exuberant, creative, dream-plotting years.  He was born in Abe (now population 0), a town named by his father to be the first Montana town in the alphabet. It was a town of five ranch families on Ruby Creek of the Madison. He began life there with an...
  •   To the Editor,   I am Sue Eades, the priest at St. James Episcopal Church in Dillon. Like many people in Dillon, I am passionate about giving back to my community and making a positive impact in the lives of others. As hard as it may be to believe, the problems of hunger and poverty exist right here in Dillon, and we often feel that as...
  •   To the editor,   The VFW is looking to grow its ranks. If you are a veteran who served in a combat area, Korea over 30 days, or on an Expeditionary Force, or Nuclear Submarines you are eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Help us to continue to help veterans. The VFW is the lead organization to lobby...
  •   Having determined that the Clark Canyon Reservoir ice has grown thick enough to safely support the contestants, organizers decided to go forward with Saturday’s 31st Annual Stan Shafer Ice Fishing Derby, proceeds from which will go to support Beaverhead Search & Rescue. “We’re definitely going to have it,” said...
  •           This is not a drill.   On Thursday morning, Beaverhead County High School received a bomb threat for the second time in four months and the third time in the past two school years.  While the previous threats proved to be hoaxes, the school immediately called local law enforcement and began evacuation...
  •   The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team made it an unlucky 13 for its opponents, with a hard-fought 73-64 victory over visiting Westminster College in Straugh Gymnasium on Saturday. And the normally fast-breaking, high-flying Bulldogs (15-3 overall, 3-0 in the Frontier Conference) had to gouge a new route into the win...