Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   It looked like their toughest week of play this season, but the Dillon Beaver boys basketball team came out of last week with a pair of impressive, double-digit wins. On Thursday, the Beaver boys sent No. 1-ranked Butte Central back up I-15 with a 64-48 loss to think about, and then on Saturday came back from 17 points down in the fourth...
  •   The Dillon Beaver wrestlers got mixed results in mixers in Hamilton on Thursday and on their own mats in Dillon on Friday afternoon. Coming into Hamilton, Dillon had three wrestlers ranked among the best in the state. These rankings are voted on by the coaches and provide a good indication of where an athlete truly sits in the state of...
  •   Tick-tock, tick-tock—SPLASH! Exactly when the fateful thaw occurs that stops the 2014 Dillon Rotary Ice Melt Contest clock is anyone’s guess. And plenty of people started officially guessing, with the start of contest ticket sales last week after the placement of the elaborate timing contraption on frozen Logan’s Lake,...
  •   New Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken plans to make some changes to the city’s staff at the Jan. 15 City Council meeting, but he will likely encounter stiff resistance from some City Council members. According to the meeting agenda, Klakken intends to elevate Deputy City Attorney James Dolan to the position of city attorney currently held by...
  • Ray and Sue Marxer of Sheridan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Lee Marxer, to Isaac Isaiah Ingram, son of Terry and Chris Ingram of Arlington, Texas. The future bride recently returned to Montana from living 14 months in the Republic of Moldova, where she volunteered at the Hannah House for teenage orphan girls. The Hannah House...
  •   To the editor,   American taxpayers took another hit from the president’s decisions. This one came as a result of his decision to bail out General Motors, now known as the Government Motors. In essence,  this company now belongs to the unions and Uncle Sam. The bail-out costs bond holders millions,  and the original...
  •   To the editor:   After weeks of the former Mayor’s lack of good grace in defeat as well as that of some of the members of the Council and even some of the staff, I believe it is important to remind them of the fact that Martin Malesich was defeated in the November election; he was defeated soundly, not by eight or ten votes....
  •   Mom passed away on December 28,2013 at Parkview nursing home and is onto a journey to be with her family and friends who proceeded her in death. She was born March 4,1917 in Lancing, Iowa to Harold and Ruth Harris. After moving to Montana she meet and married Thomas H. Hart on May 4,1935 in Glass glow, Montana and lived in Fort Peck. In...
  •   After a long struggle with cancer, on December 31, 2013 (New Years Eve), Addie Beth Stiles crossed over tao greener pastures. She is survived by her daughters Ashlee (Jason) Ganoung, their two children Jesse and Elle; daughter Amber Rose Mason (Andy Peterson); and Addie’s soul mate and the love of her life, fiance Jim Anderson. Addie...
  • There are plenty of times when we want or need a “do over,” a chance to make different decisions that will presumably lead to better outcomes. Of course, with the new year comes the opportunity to learn new skills, make improvements to our personal situations and generally take some steps that lead to personal growth. And, personally,...