Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   Paul L. Daly was born to Lawrence H. and Florence M. Daly, March 20, 1921, in Missoula. He died of natural causes on Dec. 28, 2014, while returning home to Columbia Falls from his winter residence in Green Valley, AZ. The intervening years were lived to the fullest, reflecting Paul’s courage, energy and wide-ranging interests, his...
  •   Hal Joseph Dale entered the world April 19, 1923, and left it January 17, living 91 exuberant, creative, dream-plotting years.  He was born in Abe (now population 0), a town named by his father to be the first Montana town in the alphabet. It was a town of five ranch families on Ruby Creek of the Madison. He began life there with an...
  •   To the Editor,   I am Sue Eades, the priest at St. James Episcopal Church in Dillon. Like many people in Dillon, I am passionate about giving back to my community and making a positive impact in the lives of others. As hard as it may be to believe, the problems of hunger and poverty exist right here in Dillon, and we often feel that as...
  •   To the editor,   The VFW is looking to grow its ranks. If you are a veteran who served in a combat area, Korea over 30 days, or on an Expeditionary Force, or Nuclear Submarines you are eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Help us to continue to help veterans. The VFW is the lead organization to lobby...
  •   Having determined that the Clark Canyon Reservoir ice has grown thick enough to safely support the contestants, organizers decided to go forward with Saturday’s 31st Annual Stan Shafer Ice Fishing Derby, proceeds from which will go to support Beaverhead Search & Rescue. “We’re definitely going to have it,” said...
  •           This is not a drill.   On Thursday morning, Beaverhead County High School received a bomb threat for the second time in four months and the third time in the past two school years.  While the previous threats proved to be hoaxes, the school immediately called local law enforcement and began evacuation...
  •   The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team made it an unlucky 13 for its opponents, with a hard-fought 73-64 victory over visiting Westminster College in Straugh Gymnasium on Saturday. And the normally fast-breaking, high-flying Bulldogs (15-3 overall, 3-0 in the Frontier Conference) had to gouge a new route into the win...
  •   The second-ranked Dillon Beavers traveled to Belgrade last Tuesday and outlasted the Panthers 49-48 in overtime.  The road trip continued Saturday at Hamilton where Dillon extended their undefeated league season to 5-0 with a convincing 68-36 win over the Broncs.   Belgrade, a member of the Central A, is a quality non-conference...
  •   The Lady Beavs defense clamped down on the league’s top-scoring team to remain perfect through the first part of their conference season with a 57-45 home win over Hamilton on Saturday. The Broncs (7-3, 3-2) came into Dillon looking to narrow the Southwest A Conference standings by knocking off the Beavers (7-2, 5-0) with a steady...
  • The no. 9 University of Montana Western men’s basketball team today made it an unlucky 13 for its opponents. The Bulldogs (15-3 overall, 3-0 in the Frontier Conference) extended their winning streak to a baker’s dozen with a hard fought, 73-64 victory over visiting Westminster in Straugh Gymansium on Saturday afternoon. And they found yet another...