Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   To the editor,   Today I was reflecting on why my wife and I live in Dillon. A question that is often asked by our children and grandchildren. Who, by the way live all around the world. One of the reasons is Frank Kluesner. Our first day in Dillon (June 2000) the day The Rainbow People came into our life. We arrived at the motel just...
  •   To the editor,   Recently there have been allegations from a former employee about the way the Sheriff’s Office has been managed. The deputies of the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office have over 55 years of combined law enforcement experience from a variety of backgrounds, civilian and military. This letter is written to...
  •   Carol Stephenson English, of Dillon, passed away peacefully at the age of 85, surrounded by family, on Sept. 30.  Carol was the love and light of her family. She lived a life filled with grace, kindness, faith and joy, and was a shining example that living is loving. She was born Feb. 12, 1929, in Benge, WA, to William and Bertha...
  •   David Ray Gleason passed away peacefully Sept. 30, surrounded by his family in Bannack. He was born in Salt Lake City, UT, on Nov. 9, 1973, to Helen Sorel and David A. Gleason. David is survived by: three loving brothers, James (Karen) Stuart, Jake (Dannette) Miller and Timothy (Sandy) Gleason; two sisters, Shari and Andrea; his best friend...
  •   The Twin Bridges Falcons showed why they were ranked in the top ten in the state coming into the weekend by handing Absarokee a 61-6 walloping on Friday night in Twin. One of the top QBs in the state, Twin’s Nolan Konen passed for five touchdowns in the game. The senior leader first connected with Bill Yeager on a 73-yard bomb and...
  •   The Dillon City Council last Wednesday voted to let Northwestern Energy continue to do business as usual with its gas service in Dillon, while hoping the company would make changes in addressing an ongoing problem with another aspect of its local services. The Council also voted unanimously to endorse a reorganization plan involving the...
  •   Susie Brown, 58, has been the heart and soul of what is now called Beaverhead Animal Shelter since it moved from her back yard in 1997 to a location on the outskirts of the City of Dillon. As she looks forward, she feels the lack of financial resources available to the shelter and the recent retirement of her most valuable volunteer, could...
  •   The Butte Central Maroons claimed victory over the Dillon Beavers Friday night at Bob Green Field on the campus of Montana Tech, utilizing a physical style, and pounding the ball with an effective running game to out-score the Beavers 31-27.  The win gave the Maroons their first triumph over the Beavers since 2001. Dillon countered...
  •   A full-time real estate professional since 1989, Chip Rule declared at a Dillon School District 10 board meeting that the sale of the Mary Innes Building in downtown Dillon had been the most complicated transaction he’d been involved in during his entire career. And that was in 2012. Almost two years later, the deal finally closed...
  •   The Shovel and Spoon serves up healthy home-cooked food grown and raised near its home in Sheridan. “We really do make everything from scratch, even our own soups and our own rolls for sandwiches,” said Janet Marsh, who co-owns the Shovel and Spoon and has overseen its day-to-day operations since opening earlier this year....