Monthly archive

July, 2014

  •   Just as the question of whether four City Council members should be recalled from office for alleged violations of open meeting laws earlier this year seemed about to drift away, a pair of those same City Council members last week accused Mayor Mike Klakken of violating Montana’s open meeting laws. During last Wednesday’s Dillon...
  •   Edna Gordon Boone passed away Saturday, July 5, at St. James Healthcare in Butte. She was born in Armstead on Feb. 19, 1919, to Deller and Lillie (Lippert) Gordon. Edna was a bit of a wild child and likely enjoyed her high school years in Dillon more than her mom and dad knew about. After graduating high school, Edna worked as a switchboard...
  •   Cherie Lowe, of Bannack, passed away on April 10, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Wichita Falls, TX, on Aug. 5, 1950. Cherie moved to Montana in 1978. She is survived by: her husband, Tom Lowe; daughters Dawn Tyler and Amanda Cox; grandson Guthrie Cox; sisters Freddie Smith and Vickie Feigi; and son-in-law Richard...
  •   Jack and Ann Hirschy When Ann Hirschy moved up over the pass from Salmon, Idaho, to the Big Hole Valley, she fell in love with the place and never left.  Of course, it helped that she had fallen in love with Jack Hirschy, a man who would become one of the largest cattle ranchers in the Big Hole, a high mountain valley in the southwest...
  •   The red-hot Dillon Cubs cooled off with four straight losses over the past week. But all the winning they had done in the previous months still saw them sitting comfortably in third place in the Montana Class A Southern District, with an overall record of 30-14, and league mark of 13-5. For the second time this season, the Cubs last Tuesday...
  •   Local contestants Hailey Garrison, Coby King and Kaden Lappe all had strong runs, doing Beaverhead County and Montana proud last month in Iowa at the 10th Annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR). In its first year in Des Moines, the NJHFR saw 970 contestants take part in a week of rodeo action June 22–28. The event was...
  • Our NEED to Co-exist INDEED Worthy of MENTION will AGAIN = WELCOME! *Surreal that smart phone, little need for retention, no choice, snow stops, crawl hungry → here increasing real sunshine my pet little sparrow Soh-Q’t will SING!  Bite the bullet, metaphor for hell you’re dead!  Psyche-I is in!  In its proper light...

June, 2014

  •   To the editor,   As a parent of two children attending our local schools I see and hear what goes on at school these days. Many of you out there do also. I also read the article about SD#10 and was very upset by it. There is a very large elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about or face head on. Bullying is in our schools...
  •   To the editor,   We are parents of two boys that have survived the school system in Dillon. We recently asked both school boards to address the topic of bullying and had the opportunity to speak at both Beaverhead County High school and District #10 school board meetings. In May we attended the District #10 school board meeting along...
  •   A memorial service for Carole Rae (Krauss) Love will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Dillon. K&L Mortuaries is assisting the family.  Memorials may be made to: Barrett Home Health & Hospice, 600 MT Hwy 91 South, Dillon MT 59725; or the First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 487, Dillon MT 59725;...