Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I can’t believe my first letter to the editor is on the subject of the city council, but I raised six kids so maybe it is appropriate. I voted for Marty Malesich. He lost. City council – get over it.   Connie Plutt Dillon
  •   To the editor,   Last week on this page was an editorial. “Approve Keystone XL for the environment.” It is hard to comprehend how this 1,661-mile pipeline that will cross more than 70 rivers, go through aquifers, will benefit the environment? This pipeline will take private land confiscated by eminent domain. This is good...
  •   To the editor,   The U.S. government in the very recent past has had an appalling human rights record in relationship to its immigrant community. Coupled with public and private discrimination immigrants are specifically targeted for unjust and absurd treatment.  The ACLU, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR...
  •   The case began five years ago with the City of Dillon trying to collect about $1,200 from the contested installation of a water meter at a private city residence. It looks to have finally ended on March 19, when Judge John W. Larson of the Fourth Judicial District Court filed a ruling awarding the city $1,197.51 for the installation of the...
  •   Great Harvest Franchising CEO Mike Ferretti announced on Monday that majority owner Nido Qubein has put his share of the company up for sale. Qubein owns 70 percent of Great Harvest and Ferretti owns 30 percent. Ferretti emphasized that the sale would not create a change in the location of company headquarters. “I’m not going...
  •   Dillon’s Randy Taylor and Sheridan’s Brant Marsh were elected to the leadership team at the FFA State Convention in Great Falls last weekend. Marsh will serve as FFA state president following his election to the one-year term. Taylor was elected state treasurer. “Brant’s speaking ability, outgoing personality and...
  •   The BCHS Track and Field team has been practicing for over two weeks now and will be at home for the Sheridan Invitational this Saturday. The team was scheduled to open the season with the Butte time trials yesterday but with Mother Nature not 100 percent set on spring the team will hope to get the meet rescheduled. “It is important...

March, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I would like to thank Mr. Turner for the honor he bestowed upon me when referring to me as Reverend Stewart, but the honor is undeserved, I am not a Reverend and never have been. In 2009 when I was a member of the Lima School Board I had some concerns with an anti- LGBT discrimination bill that was introduced to the...
  •   Ernie Harvey, 78, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away at Barrett Memorial Hospital on March 23, from a head injury, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Ernie was born on April 22, 1935, in Swanton, MD. Ernie and his high school sweetheart, Ruby Gnegy, fell in love and decided to spend their lives together, uniting...