Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • Longtime area resident Helen Brown passed away April 11, at Parkview/Kindred Care Center. Helen was born to Danish immigrants Nels and Maren Christensen in 1922. Helen attended local schools and graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1941. After her marriage to Fred W. (Buster) Brown in 1946, Helen moved to the Brown Ranch on the...
  • Donna Potter, age 86, passed away on April 7, at Barrett Hospital and Healthcare. She was born on October 12, 1930, in Greendale, Utah. Private family services to be held at a later date.
  • Pamela Davis, of Lavina, Montana, passed away at her home on April 6, at the age of 55, as the result of a heart attack. Pamela Gay Cottrell grew up in Dillon, alongside her sisters Lisa, Sandy and Glenna. At the young age of 12, Pam became an adult quickly due to the unfortunate passing of her mother. A few years later, blessed with the birth of...

March, 2017

  • Jean Marie Thomson, 86, passed peacefully from this life in her Dillon home on March 24, surrounded by family. Ultimately, she succumbed to a lengthy and dignified battle with cancer. Jean was born January 30, 1931, in Anaconda, the fourth of five children to Dewey and Antoinette (Barkovich) Todorovich. She graduated from Anaconda Senior High...
  • Dillon’s undefeated season was on the line in the early going of their first round state tournament game against Hardin. The Bulldogs grabbed an early 7-0 lead and were playing with confidence and intensity. Many teams would have folded, but this Dillon team rallied to win a game that was up for grabs until the final seconds. “ All of...
  • The Dillon Jaycees held their 59th annual DSA/OYM Banquet March 24 at the Lewis and Clark Room on the campus of Montana Western. The banquet honors those in the Dillon community that hold the belief that service to humanity is the best work of life. The Jaycees named Kevin Engellant as the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award and announced...
  • Even if you don’t normally consider high-stakes poker a spectator sport, you may want to turn your attention toward the Treasure State. Up here, we’re watching the Republican Party double down on a candidate with a losing hand against a Democrat who wears a Stetson and plays the banjo. Winner takes all, or in this case a vacated seat...
  • Carl W. Meier, of Dillon, passed away March 24, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation – Parkview. Bud, as he was affectionately known, was born on August 21, 1920, in Duluth, Minnesota. In 1935, Bud and his family moved to Alaska to settle in the Matanuska Valley. He worked on the family Dairy Farm, the Civilian Conservation Corps and served in...
  • It seems a perfect fit. BCHS senior Tanner Haverfield signed his NAIA Letter of Intent to play basketball for the University of Montana Western on Monday in Straugh Gymnasium. Sitting at a table surrounded by his new coaches and teammates, Haverfield looked like the keystone piece pressed into a big, happy, sturdy puzzle. And no one present was...