Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   To the editor,   Well, I see that the Great Idaho Wolf Hunt was a resounding success - for the wolves.  Once again Idaho “hunters” have wet the bed in their effort to make the State safe for democracy, or whatever type of government it is that they have over there, and killed exactly zero (that’s right, count...
  •   To the editor,   It appears that the tea-party has a solid foothold on the Republican majority at the 64th Legislature. Listening to the rhetoric of members, Art Wittich, Austin Knudsen and Jeff Essman during the House Rules committee confirms the extreme ideology of the right.  Amendments to  remove rules requiring super...
  •   Beaverhead County High School Superintendent Fred Chouinard submitted his official notification of retirement effective June 30 of this year, at Monday’s meeting of the BCHS Board of Trustees.  Trustee Chairman Gary Love “regretfully accepted” the notification. Chouinard unofficially announced his intention to retire...
  •   Elsie May Gregovich, 73, of Payette, ID, passed away comfortably in her sleep, under the wonderful care of the doctors and nurses at Vibra Hospital in Meridian, ID, on Jan. 3. A memorial service was held Jan. 9 at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette, with Fr. Calvin Blankinship conducting. Cremation and services are under the direction...
  •   Stacey Dawn Cuchine-Kobriger passed away Jan. 2, at home, surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 18, 1972, in Butte, to Donald Jerry Cuchine and Joan Cuchine-Ledbetter. She loved doing crafts and writing poetry. She completed one year of studies at Western Montana College in Dillon. She had a smile that could light up the room. She...
  •   Richard Shepherd serenely passed away at home on Jan. 8. He was born to Eda and John “Jack” Shepherd on March 18, 1942, and lived in Jackson all of his life. Richard was married to his best friend, Shirley Boehning, for 54 years. They had two children, Sheila Annalee and David Bruce. Richard is survived by: wife Shirley;...
  •   Grace E. Nichols Crichfield passed away Jan. 11, at Barrett Hospital & Healthcare. Grace was born to John and Minnie Nichols on March 7, 1923, at home in Knobs. She had four siblings: Margie, Harvey, MaryAnn and Dick. Grace married Chester M. Crichfield on June 3, 1941, in Baker. For the majority of their lives, they lived and raised...
  •   The City of Dillon has set up a kids ice skating rink at the Children’s Park on East Center Street across from Vigilante Park.  The rink is 43 feet by 72 feet in size. “We’ve been talking about it for the last several years,” said City of Dillon Director of Operations J.S. Turner.  “So we finally...
  •   Unseasonable and unpredictable weather over the past few weeks has led to ice forming, melting and refreezing—and made walking and driving around Dillon sporadically treacherous. But at least now you have the chance to make some money off it. Tickets for the annual Rotary Club Ice Melt Contest go on sale today from Rotary Club members...
  •   The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team just keeps winning and finding new ways to do it—and new players to do it with. The Bulldogs extended their streak to 12 consecutive victories with home conference triumphs over Rocky Mountain College and Carroll College last week in Straugh Gymnasium. Two nights after...