Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I too have lived most of my life -so far - in Beaverhead County (70 + years). I have had pets of all kinds most all of my life. I commend those who are responsible owners of critters. That said, I remember when the Beaverhead Humane Society was formed and set up as a no kill facility in 1997. In 2006 the shelter...
  •   Cross country running is largely about self-improvement, teamwork, achieving goals — and having fun. Those aspects of the sport were fulfilled this season for the runners of Beaverhead County High School, culminating in last Saturday’s state championships in Helena. The Dillon boys finished ninth in a field of 20 scoring teams....
  •   Gilbert W. “Tack” Baker, 87, passed away Sunday, Oct.a 19, at Parkview Acres in Dillon. He was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Coeur D’Alene, ID, to Clyde P. & Eleanor Mitchell Baker. He graduated from high school in Prineville, OR and from the University of Oregon. He married Barbara Moore in 1952 in Chico, CA. He worked for...
  •   Pansy Bradshaw, (aka John Ashley Drummond), 60, left his earthly home on Oct. 23 in Missoula.  After suffering a stroke, he died peacefully, with dignity, surrounded by those who cherished him. Author. Teacher. Artist. Preacher. Nanny. Activist. Brother. Quaker. Friend and Queer have been just a few of the words used to describe this...
  •   The University of Montana Western volleyball team won its fifth match out of its last six, as the Lady Bulldogs downed Westminster College in five sets last Thursday at Straugh Gymnasium. After hitting the halfway point in the season without recording a Frontier Conference win, the Lady Dawgs have flipped the switch and now have beaten...
  •   Two of the best eight-man football teams in the state took to the field Friday night, when #4 Twin Bridges made the trip to Ennis to face the #2 Mustangs, with the district championship on the line. Ennis's one returner off of last year’s state championship team, QB Walter McKintrick, got things started when he hit Cleet...
  • Votes in the Dillon Tribune's pre-election straw poll have been counted, and the winners are…. Readers of www.dillontribune.com were invited to cast early "votes" for contested local races going into Saturday evening, Nov. 1. The general election-related polls, now closed, are l listed under the Opinion drop-down menu above (...