Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • To the editor, I’m writing in response to the recent letter from Ray Gross concerning outfitters using the section of the Beaverhead River from the Highway 91 Bridge (Tash) to Selway Lane. That section is closed to outfitter float fishing. First, I’m not an outfitter, nor am I a guide. I fish that section of the river quite often and...
  • Sheridan and Madison County officials have been on the offensive dealing with a slightly elevated level of lead in the town’s water supply. Sheridan received notice on July 8 of the problem and officials there have been proactive since in building towards a solution state officials and residents can live with. “The short of it, they...
  • On August 2, 2016, Gail Whitworth, 82, passed into eternity while staying in Lincoln, MT surrounded by family who loved him deeply.  Heaven welcomed their newest baseball coach that day. Gail was born in San Diego, CA on February 21, 1934 to a loving family that quickly taught him a love of America’s Pastime, baseball.  He...
  • Billy Roy Dingley died Tuesday, August 2, near Wisdom, at the age of 61. Billy was born on April 12, 1955, in Dillon, to Monte and Lois (Bloor) Dingley. He grew up in Dillon and graduated from Beaverhead County High School in the Class of 1973. Billy enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, laughing and, mostly, spending time with friends and...
  • Harvey Giles Cluff, 65, of Elko, Nevada, passed away from complications of cancer at his daughter’s home in Malta, Idaho, on July 27. Our dear father and brother showed courage and strength throughout the trials of life. These traits were inherited from his parents and grandparents. The Cluff and Moyle families are descendants of prominent...
  • William Pomeroy Riley, Jr., (CDR, USN Ret.) died at home on July 29, 2016. Born in Rochester, NY on November 20, 1920, he was the youngest child of William Pomeroy Riley, Sr. and Stella Francis Davis Riley with three sisters, Virginia (Edelman), Joanne (Kaiser), and Marie (Olson). The 46 year marriage of Bill and Les (Lesso) Corlett celebrated on...
  • Nancy Bailey died peacefully on Sunday, July 10. She was born on November 6, 1930, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Jessie (Stewart) and William C. McConahay. She graduated from East High School in Salt Lake in 1947. In 1951, she earned a bachelor’s degree in earth science from the University of Utah, where she met Robert C. “Bob”...
  • Kim Erwin Baker, 60, of Dillon, died July 19, surrounded by many people who loved him. He fought a valiant fight against cancer for almost 10 years. Kim was born in Miles City on August 12, 1955, to Joyce Weiss Baker and Ray Baker. He lived in Missoula, Ingomar and Coltstrip before he moved to Dillon in 1967. He attended the Dillon schools,...