Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •   The University of Montana Western football team took to Vigilante Field last Saturday for its annual version of the midterm exam, the spring game, a friendly but hard-hitting affair won by the Bulldog offense, 47-21. The culmination of a spring football term that included 13 practices, the contest pitted the Bulldog offense vs. its defense...
  •   A bomb threat at Beaverhead County High School delayed the opening of classes Tuesday morning by two hours. After an investigation by school officials and local law enforcement, no threat was located and the school was determined safe. “It is a scare, and even if it is low-risk, we have to take it very seriously,” said BCHS...
  •   It’s back, on the table. The sale of the Mary Innes School returned to the realm of imminent possibility this week with a new offer delivered to the Board of Trustees of Dillon School District 10, which owns the downtown Dillon property. An anonymous buyer put forth an offer of $100,000 on Monday through local real estate professional...
  •   It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our mother, Rosella Hovren, age 81, on March 30, 2014. Rosella was born in Pocatello, ID, on Oct. 7, 1932. She was the youngest daughter of Joseph and Catherine McQuillan; one of seven children. She always had a story to tell about growing up in Pocatello with many fond memories of...
  •   Richard was born in Park City to Henry and Lydia (Lipsack) Kaiser. Richard graduated from high school in Park City and graduated with a BA in music education from Montana State University. He also spent two years in the Army, playing the tuba for the Army band from 1955–1957. He taught music at Beaverhead County High School and in...
  •   To the editor: Nothing saddens me more than to hear about hungry children. Seventeen years ago when my wife, Patty and I moved to Dillon, the ratio used at that time was; “One in every five”. Yes, one in every five children in Montana is hungry. Does this mean the Beavers varsity football team are state champs playing with five...
  •   To the editor: For 10 years, Government Motors (GM) has hidden the fact that there was a defect in their SUVs. This caused the motor to shut off while traveling, and all the systems – brakes, air bags, power steering etc. – would not work. This had resulted in over 100 deaths over 10 years. A lawyer who sued because of a fatal...
  •   The long, winding and often bewildering road traveled by the Bannack Street/Railroad Street CTEP project took another sharp turn on Monday when the Dillon City Council’s Street and Alley Committee voted unanimously to re-approve the project. The vote came just over five years after the Street and Alley Committee and the full City...
  •   Breezing through a light agenda, Beaverhead County High School District trustees gave unanimous nods Monday evening to final readings of policies relating to encouragement of family involvement with the school, as well as promising to incorporate writing in all aspects of the curriculum and strengthening rules relating to conduct by all...