Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   Its official grand opening takes place Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. But Beaverhead Brewing Company will be open the rest of this week and already attracted big crowds during a test run last weekend, when the thirsty and curious filled its 1,400-square-foot tasting room to sample its beer and the impressive renovation of the nearly century-...
  • UPBEAT QUESTIONS WHY, WHEN, WHERE? A SINCERE EFFORT TO KEEP ANSWERS SHORT No part of the world a finer place to see, feel the strength of on-going color, fabric intact, in people-speak stay to learn the patterned way.  No question why, first, last, survival asking only, when will, we be strongly enough set?  Already in too many other...
  • By Cally Carswell High Country News The big question of the 2014 midterm elections -- other than, "Eric Cantor lost?!" --  is which party will emerge with control of the U.S. Senate. A number of Western states will host Senate races this year – Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Alaska – but...
  •   Carson and Leslie Cox and Dave and Brenda Borjas are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Kimberly Cox and Harley Borjas.  An August 2nd wedding is planned.  
  •   To the editor,   Dear Mr. Wally Klose. I am so very sorry I upset you with the truth! I know the truth hurts many people and I know you will never get over the truth. You mention in your comments , “look at how many people are out of work”. Mr. Klose, just what group voted to shut down the Government and put millions out of...
  •   Essie Lillian Whatley Later died June 4, surrounded by her family. Essie was born on March 20, 1926, to Enoch L. and Hettie C. (Hughes) Whatley, in Glenmora, LA. She graduated from Beaver Creek High School in Oakdale, LA. From there, she went to San Antonio, TX, and worked and met her soul mate, Dick Later. From there, they moved to Dillon...
  •   Steve Carl, resident of Beaverhead County, passed away on May 10, after a brief illness.  Steve was a founder and owner of The Art Scene gallery in Dillon. He was an avid fly fisherman, artist, poker player and member of the Butte Rock and Gem Club.  Dillon and Beaverhead County were dear to his heart. This area became his home...
  •   Embracing new technologies and the innovations swirling around them could be the key to Dillon sustaining its traditional appeal, landscape and lifestyle while creating a bright economic future, according to a local high tech guru Frank Odasz. The town’s first microcomputer applications professor when he started at Western Montana...
  •   The Beaverhead County Museum last month received a surprise visit from strangers bearing gifts who quickly revealed themselves as new friends donating valuable historical artifacts from one of southwest Montana’s oldest and most prominent families. James and Judy Quinn, of Norman, Oklahoma, came to Dillon on May 22 to donate items...
  •   Beaverhead County voters chose Jeff Welborn over Brooke Erb by a surprising margin in a Republican primary election race for House District 72, while incumbent sheriff Jay Hansen edged Republican challenger Paul Oldynski in a remarkably close primary challenge. The votes were tallied following the June 3 primary election. In other local...