Monthly archive

June, 2015

  •   What are we going to do about the entire problem? I mean the hole problem! Yes potholes! There are a least a zillion potholes in American. We have enough pot holes to stretch from your favorite pot hole to the planet Exoginowyz. Last week I saw four men playing golf in a pothole. I yelled at them. They told me all had a hole in one. Who...
  •   The fish rose early and often and the sun also cooperated by remaining hidden behind the clouds for the most of Saturday’s Kids Fish Day at the Kids Fish Pond in Dillon. Sophie Mings caught the day’s first fish, and its biggest—a 5.24 pounder that stretched about half as long as her seven-year-old frame. “It’s...
  •   The Dillon Farmers Market will make it an even dozen years in operation this weekend, as it continues to expand while remaining true to its core mission of offering local consumers and sellers a place for the “homegrown and handmade.” The local summer Saturday tradition re-starts for its 12th year on Saturday, when it will...
  • Behind four complete games from their starting pitchers, the Dillon Cubs all but shut down the competition in winning their Maybelle Arthur Tournament for the second straight year last weekend in Dillon. “Our pitching was phenomenal this weekend and allowed us to cover a few of our mistakes, both at the plate and on the field,” said...
  •   Local high school student Dale Royer blew through all the obstacles life threw in his way this past year to blow away the competition at the USA Shooting National Championships for Shotgun in Colorado Springs last week. The 16-year-old from Jackson and BCHS junior won the Double Trap Junior National Championship at the prestigious event in...
  •   Ten Montana Western athletes competed at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, WY, last week, when the Bulldog men finished in 16th place in the national standings and the women’s team claimed the 18th spot. Over 400 cowboys and cowgirls from over 100 universities and colleges converge on Casper each year at this time...
  •   Agnes Pearl Drake peacefully went home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 14, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Agnes was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, and will be missed by all who knew her. Agnes was born May 16, 1939, in Missoula, to Almer and Mariah Pearl Jones. She grew up in...
  •   Carol Jean Norris, beloved Mother, Daughter, Grandmother, Sister and Friend, was called into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on May 11, in the comfort of her home. Carol was born in Butte on Aug. 13, 1945, to Frances and Esther Sever. Carol gave birth to four children in Butte, later relocating her family to Dillon. In 1989, she...
  •   Franklin “Don” Westad was born Sept. 19, 1936, in Parkers Prairie, MN, and passed away June 7, 2015, in Meridian ID, surrounded by his wife, daughter, son-in law and two grandkids. Don was a gentle giant who stood 6 feet 6 inches tall. He loved and doted on his family, putting their needs above all else. He was hardworking and...
  •   A bizarre bomb hoax and wide-ranging vandalism spree provided some of the lowlights of recent criminal activity in Dillon. “We had a rash of vandalism over  the weekend,” said Dillon Police Chief Paul Craft, noting a string of property damage crimes committed in the hour following 2 a.m. on Sunday morning. “By all...