Monthly archive

March, 2015

  • The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team controlled its postseason destiny heading into the final week of the regular season. But destiny slipped away and moved in with Lewis-Clark State College. No. 22 LCSC beat the no. 11 Bulldogs, 92-85, on Saturday night in Lewiston, ID, to finish the regular season in a tie for first place in...

February, 2015

  • The Bulldogs celebration will have to wait another two days. And by then, it could be downsized by half. The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team failed to wrap up the Frontier Conference regular season crown on Thursday night, when they fell, 80-71, to Montana Tech in Butte. The loss, coupled with second-place Lewis-Clark State...
  •   It doesn’t matter whether you’re in Corpus Christi, Texas, Luxton, British Columbia, or Grande Prairie,Alta.; mention the name ‘Hoover’ and people know who you’re talking about. Gerald ‘Hoover’ Hays passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at the age of 58 years. He was born on February 12, 1956...
  •   Terry W Sandall, 70, of Dell, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Thursday, Feb. 19. Terry was born to Arden L. Sandall and Joan Weaver Sandall on Jan. 30, 1945, in Ogden, UT. He attended schools in Davis County, UT. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had his dream job working on a cattle ranch in...
  •   Three members of the Dillon City Council resigned their positions at last week’s regular Council meeting, while a fourth indicated he would also soon leave office. Councilperson Swede Troedsson announced just before the start of the public comment period at the end of last Wednesday’s meeting that he would be leaving his...
  •   The Dillon Beavers closed out the regular season with dominating wins over Stevensville and Corvallis to punctuate their regular season Southwestern A Conference championship.  Dillon advances to the divisional tournament at Hamilton this weekend as the top-seed in the league. Dillon faced the Yellowjackets at Stevensville Friday night...
  •   The Dillon Lady Beavers locked up the top seed in the coming Southwestern A Divisional Tournament by winning two of three against Bitterroot Valley opponents last week. The Beavs could have pulled a clean sweep, but lost last Tuesday night’s overtime game at Hamilton, 53-57. Dillon got great play against Hamilton out of senior Cierra...
  •   Randy Shipman, principal at Dillon Middle School, was honored last week for his years’-long work with a Montana High School Association program to develop student leaders. The Aim Higher Contributor Award was presented to Shipman Feb. 18 by Brian Michelotti, assistant MHSA director, at the end of an assembly held to recognize middle...
  •   The Twin Bridges Lady Falcons dominated their bracket to claim top honors at the District 11/12 C basketball tournament in Manhattan last week. The Falcons got a close 50-48 win over White Sulphur Springs and took out Gardiner, 49-38, before routing Shields Valley, 58 -35, to earn the district title. Sheridan and Lima both tried to secure...
  •   A land access and road use dispute between a pair of area families almost a century in the making and five years in the courts may have finally been settled with a recent Montana Supreme Court decision. “It’s a tremendous relief to get it over with,” said Bobbie Mussard, one of the 10 plaintiffs and appellees collectively...