Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   The Beaverhead County Little League All-Star team for 11–12 year olds fell just short of representing Montana at the Little League Northwest Region Tournament when they fell to Mount Sentinel in the District 2 championship game last month in Butte. With the 14-4 win, Mount Sentinel moved on to face District 1 winner Boulder Arrowhead...
  • Swift advice is to love it!  Happy, hugs, kiss me, public, chauvinistic!  What a performance!  “GREEN it’s no other way!”  Wisdom’s murmur Creator-flavored, core-value, a full cut back to what women want, men, focus on need, you exploiters of only fossil fueled power, you STAND BACK!  Yes it’s...
  •   Beaverhead County Attorney Jed Fitch said his office has decided not to pursue criminal charges against three Dillon citizens spearheading a drive to recall three City Councilpersons, despite being urged to do so by City Councilperson Lynn Westad in an affidavit she filed earlier this year with Beaverhead County. In the affidavit, Westad...
  •   To the editor,   Being pro-Palestinian is not anti-Semitic not being pro-Palestinian is racist. Stop all aid to Israel. The Conflict in Gaza is one-sided and genocidal. Gaza is a prison forced upon the Palestinian people by Israel. End the blockade. Support boycott of all aid and trade with Israel until the rights of the Palestinians...
  •   Edward Harvey, 83, passed away on July 25 at St. James Healthcare due to congestive heart failure. Ed was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Butte to Herbert and Helen Harvey. His only other sibling was a sister who passed away at birth. Ed’s mother passed away when he was just 14 years old. After her death, he moved to Divide to the Lindlief...
  •   Margery Lawrence “Laurie” Henneman, 46, died of complications of cancer on July 27 in her home in Dillon. The youngest of three children, she was the only daughter of John Bell Henneman Jr. and Margery Clifford Henneman. She was born on July 9, 1968, in Hamilton, Ontario, and raised in Iowa City, IA. Laurie attended Herbert...
  •   Kate Davis, of Raptors of the Rockies, will be on hand with some of her incredible feathered friends on Saturday August 9th at 2pm in the Group-Use Area at Bannack State Park.   Meet Miles the Great Horned Owl, Sonora the Aplomado Falcon, Alisa the Red Tail Hawk, Owen the Northern Saw Whet Owl and other fascinating birds of prey in...
  •   Jim Huber collected his second career Beaverhead Golf Course Club Championship on Sunday, carding a three over par 145 over the two-day, 36-hole tournament.  Huber edged Travis “Bubba” Lake by three strokes, leaving Lake with his second consecutive runner-up finish. “It was probably the best I’ve played in a...
  •   The Dillon Cubs ended their 2014 campaign as close to advancing to the state tournament as they could get, but yet still missed the bus. After battling from behind to beat the Butte Miners, 6-5, in their first game at last month’s Montana/Alberta American Legion Class A Southern District tournament in Three Forks, the Cubs whipped...
  •   The 66th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) was in Rock Springs Wyoming two weeks ago, when local contestants Carson King, Sidney Kirkpatrick and Troy Kirkpatrick ably represented southwest Montana. As a senior, King was looking to take his hot streak into the Sweetwater Events Center along with his roping partner, Polson...