Monthly archive

December, 2013

  •   Richard (Dick) McNee passed away peacefully at home on December 12. Dick was born January 16, 1935, in Rigby, ID. He was first born of twin boys to parents Dean C. and Myrtle McNee. He grew up on the family farm in St. Anthony, ID, where he learned skills that he would use for a lifetime. Upon graduating from high school, he camp tended a...
  •   On Friday, December 6, we lost our beloved wife, sister, aunt, mother and grandmother, Sherry Dennett Stallman, age 55. She lived in Wise River with her beloved husband of 23 years, Van Stallman. She passed away at the Barrett Memorial Hospital in Dillon, where she was diagnosed with terminal bone and lung cancer on November 19. She was...
  •   To the editor,    I am writing a letter of my concern for our Dr. Kelli Christensen who is the doctor for the Community Health Center in Sheridan, which is connected to the Community Health Center in Butte. Dr. Kelli has been such a great addition as a health care provider to many of us here and we have been hearing that due to...
  •   To the editor,   The bowling alley is gone! No, seriously. Gone! I just noticed. Oh, you’re thinking, “Joe’s been texting while driving.” But I never text while driving and here’s why. My cell phone’s keyboard is designed for African Pygmy fingers.  The missing bowling alley was filled with...
  •   To the editor,   Recently, as reported in all media, even moderate Republicans, in both our state legislature and the U.S. Congress, are moving away from the obstructionist and irresponsible tactics of state and national tea-party members. So, while it isn’t necessary to attend a tea-party event to see what the party is...
  •   To the editor,   The only thing missing from Francisconi’s condemnation of America was a chant “workers of the world unite.” The progressive leftist professor Levinsky couldn’t have said it better. Considering that in the old Soviet and China, there was no private property nor did the people invest in any...
  •   Henry Warren Stish, 89, of Dillon, quietly and peacefully passed away at home on Thursday, December 5, surrounded by family and friends. He was a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, teacher, professor, fisherman, WWII veteran, bowler, golfer, coach, referee and football fan. Henry loved outdoor activities, especially golf and...
  •   Ernie Good was born on May 19, 1921, in Fort Benton, to Robert Good and Mary Morger Good. He attended school in Cut Bank and Dillon.  He was an outstanding athlete.  The varsity basketball teams he played on in Cut Bank won state championships, largely due to his outstanding skills. After high school, he went on to play college...
  •   Due to the bitter cold weather last week, the annual Parade of Lights has been rescheduled for this Friday night starting at 6:30. The line-up will take place at the old Chamber of Commerce building at the end of South Montana Street prior to the parade. Entrants can register at the line-up. The Parade of Lights will travel down South...
  •   The Dillon Beavers filled 19 slots on the Southwestern "A" All-Conference football team and of that group, eight players were accorded Class "A" All-State honors on rosters released last week.  The Beavers capped a perfect 11-0 season with a state championship victory over Billings Central. "I thought we had a...