Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • May 11: A baby boy to Shannon and Krista Maness, of Dillon 
  •   To the editor,   May 14 is the celebration of the Israeli independence and the ending of the British mandate, is also the day marking Palestinian Nakba or Suffering. During the 1948 war about 700,000 Palestinians were displaced. During the war 531 villages and 11 urban neighborhoods in Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem and the rest of...
  •   To the editor,   There is an expression “hunting where the ducks are” that I didn’t always keep in mind when making important decisions such as career choice or other investments. When I did things turned out much better. Now I see once again certain candidates for public office currently running ads promising jobs to...
  •   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...