Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   Randall (Randy) Robert Witt died early Nov. 8, at St. Pat’s Hospital, due to a head injury suffered from a fall at work. He was born to Robert & Carleen Witt on June 3, 1959, in Arcadia, CA.  Randy completed his early education in Temple City, CA, graduating high school in 1977. Shortly after graduation, Randy entered the U.S...
  •   At last week’s Southwest A Conference Divisional Volleyball Tournament in Anaconda, the Dillon Beavers advanced to the brink of a spot in the state tournament, but no further. The Lady Beavs opened the conference tourney with wins over Stevensville and Hamilton, before getting knocked into the losers’ bracket by Corvallis in the...
  •   The general election on the local scene may or may not be over. A contested race between incumbent Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen, a Republican, and challenger Frank Kluesner, an independent, extended to Monday and the count of the provisional ballots. Following the count on Tuesday, Nov. 4, Kluesner held a 14-vote lead. There were 53...
  •   The fourth-ranked Dillon Beavers traveled to Belgrade to face the top-ranked Panthers and quickly dashed any hopes the host team may have had for victory. The Beavers led 19-0 aft er he first quarter and by a halftime score of 26-3. At the end of regulation time, Dillon claimed the quarterfinal victory 48-17 and secured a host berth in this...
  •   Ashly Cottom and her husband Trent enjoyed their college years at the University of Montana in Missoula. The couple regularly dined at Pita Pit and when they spent three weeks in January at the neonatal intensive care unit watching over their young son, they began calling Pita Pit for deliveries to the hospital. “I wanted to try...
  •   Locals looking to perk up their pooches for an upcoming social event or after a long, hard weekend of running through the mud have a new pet grooming option. Perfect Paw Spa, 947 N. Montana in Dillon, offers a human salon-worth of services to canines, including nail care, hair cutting, brushing and drying. The business is largely a result...
  •   Sicily –– Anzio –– Normandy! All battlegrounds of hell. Okinawa, ghastliest of all For this is where you fell.   T’is many years and still no peace Since you joined the “ranks on high” and still the awful “ack-ack-ack” And still our “Brave Men” die.   It was you,...
  •   Mary Lou Baker, 86, passed away on Oct. 6 in Thermopolis, WY. She was born July 8, 1928, in Miles City to Uriel and Elizabeth Cooper. Her parents were both teachers, as well as her father being a lay Methodist minister. During her upbringing the family lived in a number of small towns in Montana. After graduation from Great Falls High...
  •   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...