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November, 2014

  •   On Oct. 29, Martha Ellen Nudd Baker passed away peacefully at age 65, at St. Pete’s Hospital in Helena, surrounded by her family. She was born June 27, 1949, in Lebanon, NH, eldest daughter to Kenneth and Olive Nudd. In 1967, she graduated from Beaverhead County High School, and four years later married Dale Baker, in 1971. Together,...
  •   The idea of adding amenities that would provide more cultural and recreational options for Dillon residents and visitors has been a popular topic of discussion around town for years. But that discussion grew weightier and more focused in recent weeks, when it took center stage at a pair of official get-togethers in the city. The Beaverhead...
  •   Dr. Aaron Orme’s Dillon dental practice, Orme Family Dentistry, has proven so popular with patients since opening in 2007, it’s brought back a former employee to help meet current demand and expand the business into the future. Dr. Emerson Godbolt, who previously worked for Orme as a dental assistant before heading off to dental...
  •   Five down. One more to go. The Montana Western Bulldogs scored a touchdown with just over two minutes left and then snared an interception to shut down College of Idaho’s ensuing drive to secure a 30-27 victory over the Coyotes last Saturday at Vigilante Field. “We set a bunch of goals at the beginning of the season, and some of...
  • [This updates all previous versions of this story.] Beaverhead County will apparently be getting a new sheriff come the first of the year.   Franklin Kluesner II appeared to have unseated the incumbent, Sheriff Jay Hansen, by 18 votes after provisional ballots cast in the Nov. 4 election were added to the count from election night. The...
  • [This updates all previous versions of this story.] Beaverhead County will apparently be getting a new sheriff come the first of the year.   Franklin Kluesner II appeared to have unseated the incumbent, Sheriff Jay Hansen, by 18 votes after provisional ballots cast in the Nov. 4 election were added to the count from election night. The...

October, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I would like to present some comments in response to the recent article in the Tribune concerning the problems with law enforcement in the Lima area. To the residents of the southern half of Beaverhead County the concern is essentially the absence of visible enforcement personal and the longer response times. An...
  •   To the editor,    The fact-challenged letters (Dillon Tribune, Oct. 22, 2014) that totally misrepresent the conservative side of issues demand a response, but it’s not possible in one letter to refute and explain what amounts to a whole page of distortions that rely only on hot-button talking points such as “deny...
  •   Letter to the Editor:   I usually do not voice my opinion on many issues, but this one affects every tax payer in Beaverhead County. I would like to state that I am an avid pet lover. Currently I have one dog, five cats that I personally own, and when my kids come home I have five more dogs added to the bunch. Most of my cats over the...