Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   The future of most everyone’s health will in large part lie in the hands of our future health care providers. And a Dillon teacher and a group of area high school students are working to help willing young hands to become more able and ready to attend to those vital jobs in the future. Science teacher Angela Hammang conducts a course...
  •   Dillon won two games last week, but after Thursday’s narrow win over Class B Whitehall, many wondered if the pollsters knew what they were doing when they voted Columbia Falls to the top of the Class A poll.  The Wildcats have two losses, one to Dillon, while the Beavers have a single blemish on their record, a loss to AA Helena...
  •   It was a down-up-up-down week for the Lady Beavers basketball team. Dillon dropped down a class to win on the road against Class B Whitehall, 51-15, on Thursday, and then jumped up a class on Saturday, when they lost, 41-51, at home to AA Helena Capital. As the Beaver boys were getting tested at home on Thursday, the girls team were...
  • A night after seeing its 13-game winning streak ended by a loss at MSU Northern, the Montana Western men’s basketball team started a losing streak with an 89-84 setback at the University of Great Falls on Saturday. Western (15-5, 3-2) had a chance to take a late lead after cutting the Argos advantage to just two points with a 22-6 run capped by a...
  • The Montana Western men’s basketball team saw its 13-game winning streak laid low on the Hi Line on Friday night with a 12-point loss at MSU Northern. The Lights (12-9, 1-4 in the Frontier Conference) recorded their first league win of the season with the 68-56 triumph over Western (15-3, 3-1) by applying their usual formula of tight defense,...
  •   Paul L. Daly was born to Lawrence H. and Florence M. Daly, March 20, 1921, in Missoula. He died of natural causes on Dec. 28, 2014, while returning home to Columbia Falls from his winter residence in Green Valley, AZ. The intervening years were lived to the fullest, reflecting Paul’s courage, energy and wide-ranging interests, his...
  •   Hal Joseph Dale entered the world April 19, 1923, and left it January 17, living 91 exuberant, creative, dream-plotting years.  He was born in Abe (now population 0), a town named by his father to be the first Montana town in the alphabet. It was a town of five ranch families on Ruby Creek of the Madison. He began life there with an...
  •   To the Editor,   I am Sue Eades, the priest at St. James Episcopal Church in Dillon. Like many people in Dillon, I am passionate about giving back to my community and making a positive impact in the lives of others. As hard as it may be to believe, the problems of hunger and poverty exist right here in Dillon, and we often feel that as...
  •   To the editor,   The VFW is looking to grow its ranks. If you are a veteran who served in a combat area, Korea over 30 days, or on an Expeditionary Force, or Nuclear Submarines you are eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Help us to continue to help veterans. The VFW is the lead organization to lobby...
  •   Having determined that the Clark Canyon Reservoir ice has grown thick enough to safely support the contestants, organizers decided to go forward with Saturday’s 31st Annual Stan Shafer Ice Fishing Derby, proceeds from which will go to support Beaverhead Search & Rescue. “We’re definitely going to have it,” said...