Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   Ann Kearns passed away April 25 at the age of 90. She was born in Salmon, ID, on March 1, 1925, as the second of five children of Jack and Slava Jakovac. Later, she called Melrose home when she moved to the Kearns Ranch to join her husband Jack. It was here she raised her four children, whom were her greatest love. Ann loved ranch life,...
  •   Robert (Bob) W. Kennedy passed away April 11, at his home in Arlington, VA, after a six-year battle with cancer, a battle he fought with serenity and strength and by being thankful for every single day. Three of his sisters, Kathy, Karen, and Susan, were blessed to be with him during his final days and hours. Bob was born in Powell, WY, on...
  •   The University of Montana Western’s education department last weekend honored five of its alumni, including two with local connections that stretch well beyond the time they spent studying at the Dillon-based college. Jim Corr and Todd Morstein joined Robert W. DeBuhr and Mary Drabbs as the latest inductees into the UMW education...
  •   The Montana Western rodeo team claimed second in both the men’s and women’s division over the weekend at a two-day rodeo held at Dawson Community College in Glendive. The runner-up finishes moved the Western women into second position in the Big Sky Region, 134 points ahead of the University of Montana, and padded the cushion...
  •   The Dillon girls earned seven individual titles and placed second as a team at Saturday’s John Tomich Memorial Track Meet in Butte, where the Beaver boys finished seventh. MSU-bound hurdler Holly Andersen again led the Beaver girls, as she raced to wins in the 200m dash, and the 100m and 300m hurdles. Holly currently holds the best...
  •   To the Editor,    Representative Welborn deserves our recognition. He, along with 13 other Republican Representatives, decided to rise above the influence of out-of-state dark money and stand up for the needs of 70,000 Montanans. These individuals are living without much needed health insurance that, in too many cases, will have...
  •   To the editor,   The following Republicans voted with Democrats consistently this legislative session:   Reps. Rob Cook of Conrad, Christy Clark of Choteau, Roy Hollandsworth of Brady, Frank Garner of Kalispell, Geraldine Custer of Forsyth, Tom Berry of Roundup, Tom Richmond of Billings, Steve Fitzpatrick of Great Falls, Ray Shaw...
  •   To the editor,   Last week I attended a talk at the college on entrepreneurship given by Greg Gianforte, a tech guru.  I was pretty impressed, especially with his three stage career of learn, earn and serve. He, quite sincerely, said now that he’s earned his billion, he wants to help others attain their goals, start new...
  •   Deanna Lee Reynolds, of Glen, passed away Sunday, April 19, from cancer. She was born in Flint, MI, on April 3, 1958 and moved to God’s Country in 2008. She is survived by: husband Terry Reynolds; mother Donna Bozung; father Dale Bozung; brother Derrick Bozung and wife Sandy; son Tony Evertts and wife Erica; grandchildren Meadow and...