Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen supervised a murder investigation that began Aug. 9 with a call from Wise River reporting the discovery of a body, and ended the evening of Aug. 12 with the arrest of two suspects in Missoula.  The Missoula Police Department arrested Christopher Lee Stiles, 29, and Sandra Lee Ann Cantrell, 49, both...
  •   Big money will be on the table tonight at the second regular monthly meeting of the Dillon City Council. The Council will consider a resolution to adopt the preliminary budget for the City of Dillon for Fiscal Year 2014–15, which will include budgets for lighting, street maintenance and sprinkling districts, as well as Special...
  •   Alleged murder suspects Christopher Lee Stiles, 29, and Sandra Lee Ann Cantrell, 49, both of Butte, were arraigned at the Beaverhead County Law Enforcement Annex in front of Justice Court Judge Candy L. Hoerning on Tuesday morning. The suspects were formally charged for their alleged roles in the death of Mark Robert Mullen, 60, of Butte....
  •   The big beige bins that a number of Dillon residents visit regularly to drop off paper, cans, plastic and other recyclables are getting moved and dropped off themselves at a new location this week. The bins will today finish their migration from the narrow patch of land on the east side of South Railroad Street across from the Beaverhead...
  •   The Montana Western defense regularly invaded the offensive backfield to register tackles for losses during its shutdown, shutout performance in the Bulldogs final scrimmage last Friday on Vigilante Field. “Compliments to the defense,” said Montana Western Head Coach BJ Robertson, whose Bulldogs will play their season opener at...
  •   To the editor,    Well, the unthinkable has happened on my recent trip to Montana. Last seen in Dillon, Montana at either the Sundowner Motel or Mac’s Last Cast Bar … perhaps there or Bannack State Park parking lot to Wisdom’s Antler Saloon my hat of 35 years was lost. A “government plate” pick-up...
  •   Dear editor,   On Aug. 6, 2014, I sat through the City Council meeting and heard the various reports including some that the Council Members had serious discussion about. I heard a member of the Main Street committee ask the Council to be placed on the Street and Alley Committee agenda after making reference to two grant applications...
  •   To the editor,     Sixty-seven years ago, a fellow-student in my Oklahoma engineering studies was puzzled as I aided him in his struggle with a math problem. “Why are you helping me?” I responded, “Why not?” He said, “I’m a Jew, and no one back east ever showed kindness to me.”  ...
  •   John Louis Corman passed away at his home on August 10th 2014. He was born September 3rd 1950 in Wichita, Kansas, the second child to John Wesley and Evelyn Marie Corman. They moved to Dillon in 1954 and he grew up on the Rock Island (now known as the Matador) Ranch. He went to grade school in Dillon and graduated from Beaverhead Co. High...
  •   Pat died unexpectedly in Elliston on July 27. A gathering of family and friends was held in Elliston at the Elliston School Gym on Aug. 4. He is survived by: his wife, Vicky; stepchildren Lathan (Michelle) DeLeo and Sabrina Stewart; grandchildren Caleb, Shylee, Gabriel, Carson, Trevin and Tristan; parents Lou and Diane Kluesner, of Lima;...