Monthly archive

April, 2014

  • Erratic winds and dry conditions made things tough for Beaverhead County firefighters attempting to get a brush fire south of Pipe Organ Rock along the Beaverhead River under control April 10. Dubbed the Hanneberry Cabin Fire, the blaze was first reported at about 2 p.m. It was still burning Thursday night, though it was 60 percent contained by...
  •   Mayor Mike Klakken reported at the April 2 City Council meeting that the Council’s Finance Committee had at its meeting earlier that day agreed to relieve him of paying a controversial legal bill. The $2,766 bill covered legal work performed by attorney Adam Shaw, of Dillon law firm Erb & Suenram. Klakken hired the firm after a...
  •   The Beaverhead County High School third quarter Honor Roll: Freshmen 3.00-3.99 — Allen, Jaymee M; Amsbury, Mariah Marie; Anderson, Justin James; Bacon, Valorie Faye; Berriochoa, Bailey Ella; Chilson, Jayden Elizabeth; Christiansen, Kylie Lynn; Cox, Kaycee Lea; Cross, Bailey Nicole; Doering, Bailee Marie; Ellis, Tristen Tyrel; Fischer...
  •   6th grade 4.0 – Tess Davis, Jolee Gillis, Nicolas Johnston, Kylee Pittman, Lucy Wright. 6th grade A – Hunter Bockting, Morgan Bowman, Brandon Elmer, Peter Gibson, Paeden Hammer, Darbey Holland, Josey Jones, Matthew Knight, Natalia Lagunas, Shylee Ledbetter, Taylor Lovaas, Jade Morast, Justus Peterson, Toby Simonsen, Tyler Sitz,...
  •   To the editor,   Is this an April Fool’s joke? You want how much money for a water meter? Talk is cheap, until you call a lawyer. The tax payers of Dillon and the City of Dillon just got water metered. Just remember, a lawyer is someone who helps you get what’s coming to him.   LaVon D. Brillhart Dillon
  •   To the editor,   In the weeks ahead, voters of Beaverhead County will elect a new member to the Board of Trustees of Barrett Hospital and HealthCare. I urge you to support Lawrence Morrisroe in this election.  Lawrence has served for the past three years as a member of the Board of the Barrett Hospital Foundation. He has proven...
  •   To the editor,   I see that Charles Koch has slithered out from under his rock and written an editorial for (what else) the Wall Street Journal. It seems that he was outraged that a bunch of “collectivists” (an antiquated John Birch Society term for Communists that Charlie must have picked up at the Sock Hop) were upset at...
  •   To the editor,   Incidents of a telephone scam, of which I feel the public needs to be aware, have been reported to the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office and Dillon Police Department. The latest version of the “Grandparent Scam” goes like this: The caller may say they are a public defender representing your...
  •   Robert Mitchell Banks, affectionately known as Bob or Mr. Banks, 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday April 5th 2014 at 2.34 p.m. in Dillon Montana at the Renaissance Senior Care Center after a three year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Bob was born on July 13, 1929 in Dillon Montana at the Barrett Memorial Hospital to Charles...
  •   Mary Amanda McLaughlin Hallauer, 76, of Helena, passed away peacefully surrounded by her beloved family on Monday, April 7, 2014 and, after several years of dealing with various physical ailments, was taken home to heaven to be with our Lord Jesus Christ. Her heavenly reunion has begun in earnest. Mary was born on July 3, 1937, in Butte, to...