Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   My name is Brooke Erb, and I am a candidate for House District 72. I first came to this area in 1973 when my parents purchased the Beaverhead Livestock Auction. I am a wife, mother, grandmother, university employee, agricultural business owner, and community volunteer. As Office Manager for the Associated Students (student government) at...
  • An appointment a year in the making, and a street-and-sidewalk project approved more than five years ago, won approval at last week’s Dillon City Council meeting. With only five of eight Council members present and the city attorney and treasurer out of town, the meeting lasted less than a half hour but also still took time to celebrate the...
  •   Despite outhitting Stevensville, 12-8, the Dillon Beaver softball team dropped a tight one on the road, 7-6, over the weekend. Kimee Hritsco-Murray went 2 for 4 for Dillon while driving in a run and scoring a run to lead the Beaver offense. She was joined in the hit column by Audrey Schurg (2 for 4, with two singles), Bailey Berriochoa (2...
  •   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...