Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   To the editor: Israel, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and so on, not only did the settlers steal the land they felt they had a God given right to the land. The rights of the indigenous folk were not a consideration; they were never a matter of serious concern.In the U.S., tribal people defending their homes were called...
  •   Lima Dee Mayer and Gavin Duck combined for 46 points, as the Lima Bears won easily at home, 75-35, over Leadore on Friday night. The LIma defense shut down Leadore and caused 21 turnovers in the game.  Mayer led the powerful Bears offense with 24 points, followed closely by Duck, who had 22.  They were joined in double figures by...
  •   Lima The Lima Lady Bears hung on for a tight home win on Friday night, when they knocked off Leadore, 39-34. Skyler Martinell led the Lady Bears in front of the home crowd with 20 points, followed by Emily Stosich, with 14.  Cenzington Clarno and Kylee Weidinger each added 2 points for their team, and Katey Sutton knocked down a free...
  •   Just when the Dawgs looked like they might hit bottom, the University of Montana Western men’s basketball team rediscovered its egalitarian winning ways and climbed to a 75-66 come-from-behind victory over Carroll College on Saturday in Dillon. Western reserves Shyke Smalls, Connor Woodill and Kurtis Parsons shot a collective 15 of 18...
  •   It looked like their toughest week of play this season, but the Dillon Beaver boys basketball team came out of last week with a pair of impressive, double-digit wins. On Thursday, the Beaver boys sent No. 1-ranked Butte Central back up I-15 with a 64-48 loss to think about, and then on Saturday came back from 17 points down in the fourth...
  •   The Dillon Beaver wrestlers got mixed results in mixers in Hamilton on Thursday and on their own mats in Dillon on Friday afternoon. Coming into Hamilton, Dillon had three wrestlers ranked among the best in the state. These rankings are voted on by the coaches and provide a good indication of where an athlete truly sits in the state of...
  •   Tick-tock, tick-tock—SPLASH! Exactly when the fateful thaw occurs that stops the 2014 Dillon Rotary Ice Melt Contest clock is anyone’s guess. And plenty of people started officially guessing, with the start of contest ticket sales last week after the placement of the elaborate timing contraption on frozen Logan’s Lake,...
  •   New Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken plans to make some changes to the city’s staff at the Jan. 15 City Council meeting, but he will likely encounter stiff resistance from some City Council members. According to the meeting agenda, Klakken intends to elevate Deputy City Attorney James Dolan to the position of city attorney currently held by...
  •   To the editor,   American taxpayers took another hit from the president’s decisions. This one came as a result of his decision to bail out General Motors, now known as the Government Motors. In essence,  this company now belongs to the unions and Uncle Sam. The bail-out costs bond holders millions,  and the original...
  •   To the editor:   After weeks of the former Mayor’s lack of good grace in defeat as well as that of some of the members of the Council and even some of the staff, I believe it is important to remind them of the fact that Martin Malesich was defeated in the November election; he was defeated soundly, not by eight or ten votes....