Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   In a rebuilding year for the program, the Dillon tennis team still boasted a strong enough foundation to elevate five of its players out of last weekend’s Southwestern A Divisional Tournament in the Bitterroot Valley to the State A Tournament, starting tomorrow in Billings. With his fourth-place finish in boys singles competition in...
  •   Both the Dillon boys and girls track teams ran away with top  honors at the Beaver Booster twilight meet last week in Dillon. Anaconda and Butte Central joined the Beavers under the lights at Vigilante Field for the final track meet of the year before the start of the Southwestern A Divisional Meet on Friday. BCHS Head Coach Tammi...
  •   The BCHS/YMCA Youth and Government students were at the state capital in Helena at the 2014 conference on May 4-7. The Dillon delegation competed and claimed a number of major offices including Gabe Chilson’s successful campaign as governor and Ethan Tatarka running a winning campaign for secretary of state.  There were 24 BCHS...
  • A last-minute bid looks to have earned an East Coast company the Mary Innes School and the acre of land its sits on in downtown Dillon. The Dillon School District 10 Board on Tuesday evening agreed to sell the Mary Innes property for $115,000 to Arletta LLC, a Charlottesville, Va.-based limited liability company with undisclosed local business...
  •   To the editor,   May 14 is the celebration of the Israeli independence and the ending of the British mandate, is also the day marking Palestinian Nakba or Suffering. During the 1948 war about 700,000 Palestinians were displaced. During the war 531 villages and 11 urban neighborhoods in Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem and the rest of...
  •   To the editor,   There is an expression “hunting where the ducks are” that I didn’t always keep in mind when making important decisions such as career choice or other investments. When I did things turned out much better. Now I see once again certain candidates for public office currently running ads promising jobs to...
  •   To the editor,   I, as many of you, received a flyer, mailed to Beaverhead County residents, attacking Representative Jeff Welborn. The flyer is from the Conservative Majority Pac, James Pennington Treasurer, 1302 24th Street, #307, Billings MT 59102.  I Googled “Conservative Majority Pac”. I did not find anything for...
  •   To the editor,   As a native Montanan, and a long-time resident (20 years) of Beaverhead County, I learned early in my life the importance of family and conservative social mores. Stable family life, with a mother and a father, contributes to healthy, successful children who grow up to become active, contributing members of our society...
  •    To the editor,   The first brewery in Beaverhead County since Prohibition will be opening soon. A little over a year ago, the possibility of this venture happening was in serious doubt because of a piece of legislation backed by one of the strongest lobbying groups in Montana. This legislation essentially would have shut down the...
  •   Louis W. (Bill) Hammer, of Clinton and a resident of Rock Creek, died May 6 at his new home in Dillon. He was in ill health for several years, but God has now called him home. Bill was born June 14, 1930, in Scranton, ND, but moved to the Black Hills of South Dakota when he was three years old. He attended Lead Public Schools, graduating in...