Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   To the editor,   Montana faces a crucial election this June, including HD 71 & 72 here in southwest Montana.  Regardless of which political party you tend to associate with, I encourage everyone to vote in the Republican primary in a couple of weeks and support Responsible Republicans like Ray Shaw and Jeff Welborn. You can be...
  •   To the Editor:   We are writing to support Brooke Erb in the primary election for House District 72. In supporting Brooke, we believe that we are supporting an effective candidate who will represent her constituency with thoughtfulness and deliberation. If you listened to the KDBM-KBEV forum Thursday night,  you heard a woman with...
  •   To the editor,   For those of you that know me, You know that I’m a very black and white person, so when I see someone saying one thing publicly, after purposely already having done another, especially when that someone is running for public office and asking us to put our trust in them, I feel at a bare minimum, they need to be...
  •   Carole Rae (Krauss) Love died at sunrise at the age of 82 on May 19 from complications of Alzheimer’s-type dementia. She was born March 14, 1932, in Ennis, to John E. Krauss and Florence Daems Krauss. She and her older brother, Roy, grew up in Norris, where John owned the Texaco Station and a small tackle shop, and Florence sewed and...
  •   John H. Nelson passed away May 11 from complications of a worn out heart. He was born to pioneers of the Big Hole Valley, Harold and Mae Nelson, and was raised on a cattle ranch in Wisdom. John was born Jan. 15, 1937, in Dillon. He graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1955 and from Montana State University with a degree in...
  •   Julie “Nan” (Turney) Tash passed away doing what she loved: serving others while working cattle in the Big Hole Valley. John 14:12 Let not your heart be troubled; believe in GOD believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. Julie...
  •   Doug Woods passed away peacefully at his home on May 6. He was born in Sheridan, the only son of Ruth and Tony Woods, of Silver Star. Doug grew up in Silver Star and attended school in Twin Bridges, where he participated in most all sports. He then attended Montana State University in Bozeman and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in...
  •   Sylvia Christensen Lindquist, a Montana native, passed away on May 7 at age 87 after a long life of loving and giving. Sylvia was born to Otto and Metty Christensen, longtime Beaverhead pioneers, and was the sister of Otto Christensen Jr., of Dillon.  She attended a one-room schoolhouse and later graduated from MSU as a Registered...
  •   Joyce passed away peacefully at her home on May 12. Joyce was born on March 13, 1937, in Checotah, OK, to Hobert and Mayme Sneed. They moved to Dillon, where Joyce grew up. She graduated from Beaverhead County High in May 1955 and attended Western Montana for three years. On March 18, 1956, Joyce married Casey Keltz, who was coach at...
  •   According to Beaverhead County Commission Chairman Tom Rice, the county will upgrade two roads and save on maintenance and improve their approval rating for regular travelers on Overland Road and Sweetwater Road. The current project involves the free gift of asphalt millings from the Interstate 15 project, a resurfacing of both sides from...