Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • The parking setup on a much-traveled city street gained a new setup this month so that vehicles, particularly large emergency response vehicles, can travel more safely down it. Angled parking spots on the portion of Cornell Street, between South Atlantic Street and the Tully Springs Subdivision to the east have been removed. Motorists can now only...
  • The Beaverhead County Commission and Teamsters Local Union #2 have agreed to and signed off on the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) on behalf of the Beaverhead County Sheriff's Deputies and Sergeants. The two-year agreement runs from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018. The sheriff's deputies unionized shortly after the last sheriff's...
  • A participant in the Cycle Greater Yellowstone event that passed through the Dillon area last Thursday collapsed on Highway 278, about one mile west of Bannack State Park. Jerome Parker, 74, of Olympia, Wash., died from complications of a heart attack during the Dewey to Dillon stretch of the seven day tour organized by the Greater Yellowstone...
  • Don Ray Brackenbury, 85, died Aug. 11. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elaine; and children Jesse (Samie) Brackenbury; Debbie Brackenbury; Hank (Joi) Brackenbury; Carey Reyes; Howard Brackenbury; Ted (Audrey) Brackenbury; Stacey Roundy; and Brandy Brackenbury. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, in Almo, ID.
  • Miriam Morse Ausmus passed peacefully at Legacy Assisted Living on August 22, of natural causes. Miriam was born August 11, 1928, in Dillon to area ranchers, Howard E. and Hazel (Maurer) Morse. Her grandparents, J.E. and Florence (Thorpe) Morse, were early pioneers who arrived in Montana during the 1880s and were among the founders of the City of...
  • Vance William Pauley died August 8, 2016. Vance was a loving husband and father, son, brother, and friend. A member of IBEW768, third-year apprentice Vance was employed by P.E.T.E.S. in Missoula. He was born December 13, 1989, in Dillon, Montana, the son of Sandy Okken and Ben Pauley. He attended grade school in Lolo and Big Sky High School in...
  • The more things change, the more those changes echo on into the future. Today, we need to listen more carefully than ever to a voice from the mid-20th century, that of the writer and Western historian, Bernard DeVoto. At the recent GOP convention, the party faithful approved a platform that directs Congress to give “certain public lands...
  • The more things change, the more those changes echo on into the future. Today, we need to listen more carefully than ever to a voice from the mid-20th century, that of the writer and Western historian, Bernard DeVoto. At the recent GOP convention, the party faithful approved a platform that directs Congress to give “certain public lands...
  • Volleyball: Schedule Opponent Date/Time   Watch/Listen Embry-Riddle Aug 19 at 2 pm MDT CO, USA Johnson & Wales Tournament Watch Online Benedictine Mesa Aug 19 at 4 pm MDT CO, USA Johnson & Wales Tournament Watch Online John Brown Aug...
  • Cross Country: Schedule Opponent Date/Time Score Watch/Listen College of Idaho Dual Meet Sep 3 at 10 am MDT Caldwell, ID     Frontier Conference Preview Meet Sep 9 at 10 am MDT Helena, MT     University of Great Falls Triangular Sep...