Monthly archive

November, 2013

  •   To the editor,   State Senator Fred Thomas recently published an editorial in the Tribune. His aim was to defend himself and other Republican legislators who turned down Medicaid expansion in Montana.  Despite the bogus statistics Senator Thomas tossed around, here are the facts. According to the Congressional Budget Office, if...
  •   Anne “Fern” Covington Fox joined her Lord and Savior on November 9, 2013,  following a long life and a brief illness, from Barrett Hospital in Dillon. Fern was born the fourth child of Samuel and Ethel Covington, in Wheatland, WY, on Dec. 26, 1913. Her parents later divorced and her mother remarried Lance Guthrie. She grew...
  •   At the Southwest A Divisional volleyball tournament in Corvallis last weekend, the Dillon girls went on a long, roller-coaster ride that took them up, then down, then up and up, before dropping them back home with a second-place trophy and a ticket for their next ride—to this weekend’s Montana High School Association State Class...
  •   The Dillon Beavers strive for improvement on a daily basis and that dedication to the team concept revealed itself Saturday during Dillon’s 54-27 win over Laurel in the quarterfinal round of the Montana Class A playoff.  The Beavers raced out to a 40-6 lead with 1:17 to go in the first half. “We were really good,”...
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  •   Barbara Jo Parker went home peacefully to be with the Lord, Jesus, on Thursday, October 24, 2013. She enjoyed fishing, hunting and Dillon, Montana, for 26 years. Most of her time was spent enjoying her beloved puppies. She was a very beautiful person, both inside and out, and always did her best to make everyone feel special. She will be...
  •   Hellen Rogney Squires, 98, passed away on September 30, at Clare Bridge Home in Salem, OR, where she lived the last three years. She was born in Jesse, ND, and lived most of her school years in Bozeman. She attended Western Montana College of Education in Dillon and met her husband, Wilber L. Squires, while there. She taught kindergarten...
  •   Over the past month, Dillon’s Steve “Viz” Vezina’s life has been turned upside down.  With life as he had known it crumbling around him, Vezina met a kindred spirit Monday in a waiting room at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. “I talked to a guy today who had exactly the same thing I...
  •   During a Hall of Fame career that included his setting a Major League Baseball endurance record by playing in 2632 games over the course of 17 years, Cal “The Iron Man” Ripken Jr. became a hero to millions. So who is Cal Ripken’s hero? Gabe Murfitt. If you’ve never heard of Gabe Murfitt, you’ll get a chance to...