Monthly archive

October, 2013

  •   To the editor,   Following Friday night’s 42-0 win at Anaconda, I hate to say I saw the writing on the wall well before the game, but inevitably it was the case. For years, it hasn’t been Dillon’s overwhelming skill on the football field that has impressed me. Instead, it’s the way they handle themselves no...
  •   To the editor,   Last week Senator Debby Barrett wrote an excellent article about the lack of public input in the Grizzly Bear Management Plan Draft EIS for Southwestern Montana, a plan written by Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks.  Senator Barrett pointed out the inordinate amount of input and influence that five nationally...
  •   Enjoy an outdoor, wilderness experience at the Lakeview Ski Chalet overlooking the Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, often called the most beautiful national wildlife refuge in the United States. Wide picture windows on all four sides of the rustic chalet provide breath-taking viewscapes of the rugged Centennial Mountains that rise...
  •   One of the oldest surviving businesses in Dillon, Johnson’s Saddlery recently gained a new owner and new name, but will continue to offer a similar line of high-quality products that have made it popular amongst ranch and rodeo professionals, and amateur horse enthusiasts for the past century. Kent Frecker, the longtime owner and...
  •   The Dillon Volleyball team made short work of their competition this past week.  The Lady Beavs first swept Butte High, 25-15, 25-19, 25-11, in Copper City, and then returned home to sink the Pirates of Polson in three-sets, 25-16, 25-22, 25-16.  The AA Butte Bulldogs were no match for the single A Beavers, who got 100 percent...
  •   Sunny skies smiled on the Twin Bridges Falcons Saturday as Jessica George led her girls’ team to victory at the Class C state cross country championship at Missoula’s University of Montana Golf Course. George’s 19:02.34 first place finish time reflected a six-minute, 21-second mile pace. Joining her on the All State awards...
  • After weeks of steady improvement, Beaverhead County High School’s cross country runners appear to be peaking at the right time. Though Coach Betty Iverson is realistic about winning team trophies at this Saturday’s state meet in Missoula, she believes her runners will demonstrate how much they have improved over the course of the...
  • After weeks of steady improvement, Beaverhead County High School’s cross country runners appear to be peaking at the right time. Though Coach Betty Iverson is realistic about winning team trophies at this Saturday’s state meet in Missoula, she believes her runners will demonstrate how much they have improved over the course of the...
  •   Brynn Elise Erb and Jordan Scott Lee were united in marriage July 26, 2013 in an outdoor ceremony at the home of her sister and brother-in-law at the Milligan Canyon Ranch, Cardwell. Steve White of Dillon performed the ceremony. Best man was Daniel Juranek,. Groomsmen were Maverick Quintana and Seth Lopez, all of Beeville, Texas. ...
  •   Luke Banks and Katie Ashcraft exchanged vows on Sept. 21, near the Big Hole River at the Schultz Ranch. Willie Krueger performed the ceremony. The wedding party consisted of bridesmaids Kristen Ashcraft, Annie Skjei, and Kayla Baisch; Groomsmen Davey Banks, Adam Banks, and Jonathon Ashcraft. Ring bearer/flower girls, Miles and Meagan...