Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   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...
  •   To the editor,   There have been many long articles on this page about the Keystone pipeline. Last week a long piece by Robert L. Bradley from the Institute for Energy Research. In his second word he claims the pipeline is being held up from completion by environmentalists. But he never mentions the thousands of ranchers who are...
  •   To the editor,   A bomb scare in our local high school: At that moment, was it folly or for real?  It could have been for real.  In another current situation, a Minnesota teen was all set to carry out a horrendous scheme – kill his family, ignite prepared explosives at school, shoot as many students as he could. ...
  •   To the editor,   During my life I’ve found that so many people, including myself of course, find it far easier to complain about the negative than to be thankful for the positive.  I write this letter in an effort to do my small part to write that wrong.  Today, I’m happy to write a letter in support of Brooke Erb...
  •   To the editor,   I am writing this letter in support of Representative Jeff Welborn and his candidacy for House District 72. Jeff has served in this capacity for three terms and has demonstrated his commitment to his constituency by considering their inputs and comments as he makes decisions on very important legislation and policy in...
  •   Heaven received another angel, with the May 2 arrival of Benny Jay Reichle, age 22. Benny was born in Dillon on April 8, 1992. He went to kindergarten through eighth grade in Lima and graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 2010. Benny appointed himself protector of anyone he saw who was being bullied. He loved to fish, draw, cook...
  •   Louis A. Schmittroth passed away April 26, in Athabasca, Alberta, at the age of 89. Born in Dillon to Louis and Esther (Stahl) Schmittroth, Louis spent his first 16 years in Dillon, graduating from high school in Kellogg, ID, in 1942.   He met his lifelong mate, Annemarie, while studying in Germany following service in the U.S. Army...
  •   Patricia and Mark Rose of Dillon, along with Stefan and Tanja Dietrich of Tailfingen, Germany are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sheena Kristin-Gale Dietrich, to Jordon McKenzie Doud, son of Michael and Michelle Doud of Ennis. Sheena, a graduate of The University of Montana Western, is a contract specialist with...