Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   The Beaverhead County Commissioners adopted the 2014-15 final budget at their weekly meeting Sept. 2. The budget included appropriations 1.5% lower than the previous year. “I believe, in layman’s terms, to live within your means,” said Commission Chairman Tom Rice.  The commissioners included within appropriations a 2...
  •   “Where would you rather be, than right here, right now?” Montana Western Defensive Coordinator Rob Goode asked his players just before the start of overtime in the Dawgs’ game against Rocky Mountain College at Vigilante Field on Saturday. Nobody in the packed stadium could have likely come up with a viable answer to that...
  •   Thar’s still gold in that thar downtown Dillon establishment known as The Klondike—in the form of good food and drink, and casino game payouts. Despite the departure of its previous owners last month, The Klondike continues to operate, thanks to Chip and Casey Rule, the local realtors who took over the property and decided to...
  •   The Dillon boys placed four golfers in the top ten on their way to claiming the team title and defending their home turf at last Friday’s 2014 Beaverhead Invitational, which featured players from five schools competing on the Beaverhead Golf Course. Parker Love again led BCHS, shooting a 39 on both the front and back nines to become...
  •   Defending Class A state champion Dillon remain undefeated under second-year head coach Rick Nordahl after Friday night’s 47-0 dismantling of Polson in a non-conference home opener at Vigilante Field. The Beavers scored on four of their first five possessions and pitched a defensive shutout to post the victory. “It was a great...
  • This Saturday, Beaverhead County High School’s cross country teams head north for their third meet of the season, the Anaconda Invitational at Washoe Park. The Anaconda meet, which winds along trails beside Warm Springs Creek, is a favorite course for area runners. Races begin at 10 a.m. Last year, Dillon’s boys’ and girls...
  •   To the editor,   Is “Democracy” dead? Is “Democracy” on its last legs? It seems that government has become an appendage for the super rich and big corporations. But on the other hand government has become an unwanted growth for the middle class and the working poor. Now we have a government that is grid locked....
  •   To the editor,   President Obama gave a press conference on 28 August 2014 in which he said two things of import: He has no strategy to deal with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and he has no plans to counter the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. But he does plan to spend the Labor Day weekend fund raising for the Democrat Party. Our...
  •   To the editor,   In tonight’s meeting, our city council will decide whether or not to move forward with a non-discrimination ordinance (NDO) protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from unfair treatment in their employment, housing, and in public accommodations within the City of Dillon. Unfortunately, the...