Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   John Louis Corman passed away at his home on August 10th 2014. He was born September 3rd 1950 in Wichita, Kansas, the second child to John Wesley and Evelyn Marie Corman. They moved to Dillon in 1954 and he grew up on the Rock Island (now known as the Matador) Ranch. He went to grade school in Dillon and graduated from Beaverhead Co. High...
  •   Pat died unexpectedly in Elliston on July 27. A gathering of family and friends was held in Elliston at the Elliston School Gym on Aug. 4. He is survived by: his wife, Vicky; stepchildren Lathan (Michelle) DeLeo and Sabrina Stewart; grandchildren Caleb, Shylee, Gabriel, Carson, Trevin and Tristan; parents Lou and Diane Kluesner, of Lima;...
  •   Roy Alvin Love, of Syracuse, UT, died July 31 of complications following knee replacement surgery. He was born on the family ranch in Ennis on Aug. 26, 1934, to Earl Noble Love and Pearl Cassidy Love. He always called the Madison Valley “home.” The cowboy loved hunting, fishing, rodeo and his horses. In 1956, Roy won the Montana...
  •   Nick Tomaskie III passed away at the age of 40 on August 3, 2014, after a lengthy illness, in Missoula, Montana. “Though your life on earth was troubled, you can now go rest high on that mountain” Nick is survived by his Mother, Gail Proulx Fuglestad (Paul), Father, Nick Tomaskie Jr. (Laree), sisters Kasi Lynn Tomaskie, Cara...
  •   Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen released a press release on Monday with information regarding a possible homicide near Wise River in Beaverhead County. A body was discovered Saturday and immediately transported to the Montana Crime Lab in Missoula by Beaverhead County Coroner Ron Briggs. The crime lab finished its autopsy on Monday,...
  •   In yet another reversal of fortune in city politics, three Dillon City Councilpersons this past week found out the recall petitions filed against them for allegedly violating their oaths of office have been disqualified—two days after Beaverhead County Clerk & Recorder and Election Administrator Debbie Scott had announced the...
  •     On a night when the Beaverhead County High School Board of Trustees reluctantly accepted the resignations of a 25-year-member of the group and two staff members, Superintendent Fred Chouinard presented the board with a 2014-15 budget that reduces Beaverhead County taxpayer contributions to the school by $258,130.33 for the fiscal...
  •   Dillon City Councilperson Derek Gore announced his resignation at last Wednesday’s Dillon City Council meeting, only to retract it two days later in a handwritten letter to the city. “I’m a businessman, and the ethics of business, if we don’t make money or learn something, we get out of it,” Gore told his...
  •   In its old-school way, Juransen Manor offers visitors to Dillon a new kind of lodging experience. The fully furnished first floor of the Victorian-style home built in 1906 is available for short-term rentals on a nightly or weekly basis. “We’ve done some month-long rentals, but don’t like to rent it out for too long...
  •   Beaverhead Golf Course Club House Manager Kasey Briggs offered an inaugural Match Play tournament to members and 35 men and a woman took advantage of the opportunity to square off  in a handicapped bracket in a tourney that took two months to play out.  In the end, Jim Huber defeated Ken Peters for the championship. “When I...