Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I, as many of you, received a flyer, mailed to Beaverhead County residents, attacking Representative Jeff Welborn. The flyer is from the Conservative Majority Pac, James Pennington Treasurer, 1302 24th Street, #307, Billings MT 59102.  I Googled “Conservative Majority Pac”. I did not find anything for...
  •   To the editor,   As a native Montanan, and a long-time resident (20 years) of Beaverhead County, I learned early in my life the importance of family and conservative social mores. Stable family life, with a mother and a father, contributes to healthy, successful children who grow up to become active, contributing members of our society...
  •    To the editor,   The first brewery in Beaverhead County since Prohibition will be opening soon. A little over a year ago, the possibility of this venture happening was in serious doubt because of a piece of legislation backed by one of the strongest lobbying groups in Montana. This legislation essentially would have shut down the...
  •   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...