Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •   Former Dillon resident Baxter Brown Jr., 54, of Great Falls passed away from cancer on Jan. 17. Baxter was born on July 5, 1960, in Dillon to Baxter and Anita Brown. He made the U.S. Air Force his career shortly after graduating from Beaverhead County High School in 1978. He is survived by sons Conrad (Kendra) and Brian (Ashley) Brown;...
  •   Dear Editor, I would like to share a valuable community resource with your readers. Energy Share of Montana is a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to provide emergency heating assistance to people facing loss of heat or lights in their home due to reasons beyond their control, and who have no resources to pay for it themselves. I...
  •   To the editor,   Our family has managed land and water along the Big Hole River in southwestern Montana for over 140 years. I have personally filed many of the original water rights under Montana’s adjudication process. This process is essential to protect individual water rights and the state’s claim to beneficially using...
  •   Jane Emma Rebich passed away Jan. 27 at the age of 91. She was born in Missoula on June 3, 1923, the seventh of nine children, to Clarence and May Crane. At the age of six, she moved to Dillon with her family. She graduated from Beaverhead County High School and Butte Business College. She was married to George A Rebich. In 1942, she moved...
  •   The Dillon City Council tonight will consider whether to give the go-ahead to a pair of moves that would advance a plan by Mayor Mike Klakken and City Treasurer Neal Straus to save the city over $7 million dollars and subtract about $20 a month from the water-sewer bills of each city ratepayer. Or the City Council was going to consider it,...
  •   The Beaverhead County High School symphonic band can concentrate on their music as they prepare to leave for the All Northwest Music Conference in Spokane, Wash.  The gathering for the six northwestern states of the National Association for Music Education will include performances from BCHS students. The 54 BCHS students who will...
  •   Dillon native Bryan Mussard said he’s been thinking about cows since he was old enough to remember remembering. “There’s hardly a day that goes by when I’m not focused on cows, grass and water—in that order,” said Mussard, who bought his first commercial cow when he was 10 years old and has been actively...
  •   In a battle between the only two winless teams in the Frontier Conference, Montana Western defeated Montana Tech, 76-71, on Saturday in Straugh Gymnasium to climb out of the conference basement and gain some upward momentum heading into the second half of league play. The loss marked an admirable response by the Lady Dawgs after losing 69-...
  •   In a game of quality, intensity, physicality and consequence befitting the longtime rivalry, the University of Montana Western men’s basketball team beat a resilient Montana Tech, 86-78, on Saturday night in Dillon in front of a packed and jacked up Straugh Gymnasium crowd. The win raised no. 18 Western’s overall record to 17-5...
  • Promoting the importance of education in everyday life in Montana, a community Education Matters rally will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parkview Elementary-Dillon Middle School gym, 22 N. Cottom St., Dillon. Speakers for the rally, which was organized by Sam Telling, a freshman at Beaverhead County High School, include Lt. Gov. Angela McLean...