Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Don Ray Brackenbury, 85, died Aug. 11. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elaine; and children Jesse (Samie) Brackenbury; Debbie Brackenbury; Hank (Joi) Brackenbury; Carey Reyes; Howard Brackenbury; Ted (Audrey) Brackenbury; Stacey Roundy; and Brandy Brackenbury. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, in Almo, ID.
  • Miriam Morse Ausmus passed peacefully at Legacy Assisted Living on August 22, of natural causes. Miriam was born August 11, 1928, in Dillon to area ranchers, Howard E. and Hazel (Maurer) Morse. Her grandparents, J.E. and Florence (Thorpe) Morse, were early pioneers who arrived in Montana during the 1880s and were among the founders of the City of...
  • Vance William Pauley died August 8, 2016. Vance was a loving husband and father, son, brother, and friend. A member of IBEW768, third-year apprentice Vance was employed by P.E.T.E.S. in Missoula. He was born December 13, 1989, in Dillon, Montana, the son of Sandy Okken and Ben Pauley. He attended grade school in Lolo and Big Sky High School in...
  • The more things change, the more those changes echo on into the future. Today, we need to listen more carefully than ever to a voice from the mid-20th century, that of the writer and Western historian, Bernard DeVoto. At the recent GOP convention, the party faithful approved a platform that directs Congress to give “certain public lands...
  • The more things change, the more those changes echo on into the future. Today, we need to listen more carefully than ever to a voice from the mid-20th century, that of the writer and Western historian, Bernard DeVoto. At the recent GOP convention, the party faithful approved a platform that directs Congress to give “certain public lands...
  • Volleyball: Schedule Opponent Date/Time   Watch/Listen Embry-Riddle Aug 19 at 2 pm MDT CO, USA Johnson & Wales Tournament Watch Online Benedictine Mesa Aug 19 at 4 pm MDT CO, USA Johnson & Wales Tournament Watch Online John Brown Aug...
  • Cross Country: Schedule Opponent Date/Time Score Watch/Listen College of Idaho Dual Meet Sep 3 at 10 am MDT Caldwell, ID     Frontier Conference Preview Meet Sep 9 at 10 am MDT Helena, MT     University of Great Falls Triangular Sep...
  • Opponent Date/Time Score Watch/Listen Red and Black Scrimmage Apr 23 at 11 am MDT Dillon, MT     11-Man Football Camp Jun 8 at 12 pm MDT Dillon, MT     Little Bulldog Football Camp Aug 18 at 6:30 pm MDT Dillon, MT...
  • Students’ first day of school for most of the rural schools in Beaverhead County will be Tuesday Sept. 6. Reichle School will begin prior to Labor Day, on Aug. 29. Parents who are new to the area should contact their school prior to the first day of school. A list of school supplies is available upon registration. At registration, the school...
  • Dillon Elementary School District 10’s Board of Trustees approved a final budget of just over $6 million for Fiscal Year 2016-17 last Thursday that will include the first installment of significant savings for taxpayers realized through a bond refinancing it wrapped up earlier in the evening. Near the start of last week’s meeting, the...