Monthly archive

December, 2013

  • January Ben and Christina Power, a baby boy, on Jan. 3. Daniel Donofiro and Robyn Reyes, a baby girl, Jan. 7. Ken and Mary Holland, a baby boy, Jan. 17. James Skradski and Wendy Allen, a baby boy, Jan. 28. Jason and Amy Ward, a baby girl, Jauary 29.   February Klinton and Amanda Todd, a baby boy, Feb. 1. Daniel and Renee Nottingham,...
  • I’ll be the first to admit that 2013 was not the year I thought it would be. As usual, at the year’s beginning, I was looking forward – like many other folks – with hope and the real expectation that 2013 would be a period of forward progress and healing after a time of personal tragedy, stagnation and disappointment. I...
  • Congratulations to mayor-elect Dr. Michael Klakken. As the new year approaches, so does the end of one era and the beginning of another at city hall. I feel confident that the new administration will do a fine job. There are concerns around town. I believe the former mayor and/or his supporters have been campaigning harder since the election than...
  • Outgoing Mayor Marty Malesich used the public comment period at the end of the Dec. 18 Dillon City Council meeting to thank his staff and the current city council, but dedicated most of his final address as mayor to denouncing the Dillon Tribune, Tribune Editor J.P. Plutt, and a Dec. 11 column by Plutt headlined, “May good judgment and...
  • Members of Dillon’s city government bid some fond, and not-so-fond farewells, after endorsing a half-dozen measures, half of them questioned and/or contested, at their final city council meeting of 2013. Outgoing Mayor Marty Malesich closed the meeting by praising the efforts of his staff and members of the current city council over the past...
  • Dillon drivers may soon have to move more slowly through downtown alleys and more quickly through their downtown shopping to-do lists – and spend a lot of time brushing up on parking restrictions – with the Dillon City Council’s approval of the first reading of an ordinance amending the Dillon Municipal Code Title 10 at their...
  •   To the editor,   Washington D.C. needs to take a  lesson from Berkley,  California.  On all the streets  leading into Berkley are signs  “no military uniforms to be worn in Berkley.”  A  law passed during Vietnam. The signs leading into D.C. Should read “no lobbyist allowed inside...
  •   To the editor,   Shortly this season of varied special foci will be over – with all of its décor, family visits, gift buying and receiving, etc.  It can be asked: What now remains down deep in the heart of each of us?  Have I grasped the reality of what the angels radiated to the shepherds that night near...
  •   Michael was born September 14, 1973, in Helena. He passed away on December 18, 2013, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, after a protracted illness and complications from cancer. Michael was preceded in death by: his mother, Marian Vardalis Zink; Uncle Jim (Adele) Zink; Aunt Carol Shafer; Aunt GayLee Zink; Grandparents Esther & Paul Zink and...