Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   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,...
  • Jewelry, diamonds, magnificence, Mother Nature puckered, saying, “I’ll wait for you!”  Welcome!  Amen!  Fresh makes me crazy!  Just pull the plug!  Nothing more lost!  Care, conscience, ours, I breathe, I AM responsible.  Millennia created reserves fast-gone, new growth genetic or otherwise,...

August, 2014

  • For Betty Iverson, head cross country coach at Beaverhead County High School, this summer’s bumper crop of runners holds high hopes for a successful season. As of Monday morning, an even 40 – 16 boys and 24 girls – have turned out, and at least two more girls are expected to sign up this week. Along with strong numbers, the...
  •   To the editor,   All too often, innocent, law-abiding people suffer tragic consequences and the loss of loved ones due to someone’s careless disregard for human life. This Labor Day my Office will again be committed to enforcing Montana’s impaired driving laws. Twice as many alcohol-impaired accidents occur during the...
  •   To the editor,   The accepted definition of wealth creation in a free market system is the combination of natural resources and human ingenuity (labor) to create a product that can be sold for a profit. Montana has been blessed as a state with abundant natural resources, an old fashioned work ethic and a strong sense of self-reliance....