Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   To the editor,   Is “Democracy” dead? Is “Democracy” on its last legs? It seems that government has become an appendage for the super rich and big corporations. But on the other hand government has become an unwanted growth for the middle class and the working poor. Now we have a government that is grid locked....
  •   To the editor,   President Obama gave a press conference on 28 August 2014 in which he said two things of import: He has no strategy to deal with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and he has no plans to counter the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. But he does plan to spend the Labor Day weekend fund raising for the Democrat Party. Our...
  •   To the editor,   In tonight’s meeting, our city council will decide whether or not to move forward with a non-discrimination ordinance (NDO) protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from unfair treatment in their employment, housing, and in public accommodations within the City of Dillon. Unfortunately, the...
  •   Our Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Uncle passed away at home on Aug. 26, 2014. Dick was born on Jan. 18, 1940 in Oakland Ca. He was raised in San Francisco, Ca. That is where he determined he would be a sailor in the United States Coast Guard.  He joined the Coast Guard in 1957. In 1958 He met and married Judith Fettel....
  •   The Dillon City Council tonight will consider a new plan to lower summer water bills and a recent recommendation from its Judiciary Committee to reject a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance. The Council will hear from Judiciary Committee Chair Lynn Westad about her committee’s vote on Aug. 18 not to recommend that the city adopt a...
  •   Poised to gain the Girl Scouts highest honor after more than a decade with the organization, Dillon’s Jaydyn Child  dedicated her final project to earn that Gold Award to helping her peers hold onto the most precious award of all—life itself. Child, 17, will continue her Gold Award project on teen suicide prevention and...
  •   The Dillon Jaycee PRCA Rodeo drew some of the top hands in the world to Andrus Arena at Beaverhead County Fairgrounds for the two-day cowboy skills contest in Dillon over the weekend.  The stock won the Saturday night performance, but Sunday afternoon, cowboys were improving their places in the world standings as they make the final...
  •   A Dillon woman wrecked a pickup one mile down Highway 91 North, was ejected from the vehicle and eventually let to Missoula via LifeFlight. A passenger in the vehicle refused medical attention on the scene and left of her own accord. Samantha J. Lathrop, 43, of Dillon, drove from North Montana Street onto Highway 91 North, apparently lost...
  •   Kaylan Minor of the Dillon Jaycee Auxiliary released the parade results on Tuesday. The best use of the theme “Beaverhead County Traditions” was awarded to the Dillon Garden Club Best Use of Theme – 1, Dillon Garden Club 2, Saddle Bums. 3, Murdoch’s. Adult Organizations – 1, Dillon Garden Club. 2, Shriners. 3,...