Monthly archive

September, 2014

  • Jewelry, diamonds, magnificence, Mother Nature puckered, saying, “I’ll wait for you!”  Welcome!  Amen!  Fresh makes me crazy!  Just pull the plug!  Nothing more lost!  Care, conscience, ours, I breathe, I AM responsible.  Millennia created reserves fast-gone, new growth genetic or otherwise,...

August, 2014

  • For Betty Iverson, head cross country coach at Beaverhead County High School, this summer’s bumper crop of runners holds high hopes for a successful season. As of Monday morning, an even 40 – 16 boys and 24 girls – have turned out, and at least two more girls are expected to sign up this week. Along with strong numbers, the...
  •   To the editor,   All too often, innocent, law-abiding people suffer tragic consequences and the loss of loved ones due to someone’s careless disregard for human life. This Labor Day my Office will again be committed to enforcing Montana’s impaired driving laws. Twice as many alcohol-impaired accidents occur during the...
  •   To the editor,   The accepted definition of wealth creation in a free market system is the combination of natural resources and human ingenuity (labor) to create a product that can be sold for a profit. Montana has been blessed as a state with abundant natural resources, an old fashioned work ethic and a strong sense of self-reliance....
  •   To the editor,   The Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office and the Dillon Police Department would once again like to make residents aware of phone scams which have been a problem nationwide and we are no exception.  Callers are now using local businesses and service providers as a way to fraud residents in to giving them money...
  •   Joyce Caraker passed away on August 25, 2014 in Dillon, Montana after a lengthy illness, with loved ones by her side. She was born in Teton, Idaho, on July 6, 1928 to Cecil and Mable Gardner McKinlay. She grew up in Teton, Driggs and Idaho Falls, attending schools there. Being part of a farming family, she learned to love that life style,...
  •   Allan (Al) Roy Perry died Sunday, August 24, in Missoula, Montana of an abdominal aortic aneurism. He was born April 15, 1937 in Missoula, MT as the second son to Donald and Marion (Clinkingbeard) Perry. He grew up in the Puyallup/Tacoma area with brother, Gordon and sister, Carole. He moved back to Montana in 1976 where he met his bride of...
  •   There is a unique tradition within the Dillon Jaycees that occurs after all the work is done and members are circled around a cooler of beer, chatting about what they have done, what they should do and why. An oral history of colorful stories from Jaycee days gone by has kept alive the lively, interesting and colorful history of the service...
  •   Labor Day weekend provides a traditional fair and rodeo weekend to signal the end of summer and a transition from shorts and t-shirts into long pants and jackets. Before that shift occurs, time stops for the three-day weekend, and citizens enjoy the western-style festival. Beaverhead County Fair Entries begin rolling in Wednesday, all with...