Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   Ed McDaniel started making sculptures 12 years ago at the age of 48, carving clay that would be used to create a wax mold and ultimately a bronze casting. His work primarily focused on creating traditional busts, and he did some smaller pieces as well. When he experienced a serious health crisis from an autoimmune complication and pneumonia...
  •   The annual Festival of Trees opened with the Friday night Kids' Night and features photos with Santa, cookies, candy and a talking tree.  Here, three buddies check out the elaborately decorated trees that would be auctioned off Saturday night.   The main focus of the Festival of Trees is to raise funds for deserving non-profit...
  •   The Dillon community donated $11,327 to the Southwest Montana Family YMCA through the Great Harvest Bake Day program last week.  Great Harvest donates all the proceeds from three days of sales to a deserving group each time it holds a Bake Day.  This year, the program has contributed over $63,000 to deserving area programs....
  • Wednesday's vote recount in the Beaverhead County sheriff election made no difference in the outcome, although the winning margin increased by a few votes. According to unofficial tally figures from Beaverhead County Clerk and Recorder Deb Scott, Franklin Kluesner II still prevailed over incumbent Sheriff Jay Hansen, but this time the count...
  •   Gail Andrews Rule, 95, passed away peacefully in Aiken, SC, on Nov. 15, with her family by her side. She was a wonderful wife and mother. She will be sorely missed by her family and all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She was born May 5, 1919, in Salmon, ID, and was the only daughter of Nell and Clayton Andrews. Gail married William A...
  •   The Dillon Beavers and Billings Central Rams met in the last three state A championship games.  It was a date that came early this year with the teams squaring off at Vigilante Field Saturday in a semifinal game that would end the title game streak of one of the teams.  The battle that ensued provided all the drama of a title game...
  •   A group of outdoor enthusiasts got together outside on a frigid cold morning last weekend to honor a warm gesture by some area landowners. The Beaverhead Trails Coalition (BTC) convened the gathering of 12 people just off Ten Mile Road for about 15 minutes Saturday morning in temperatures hovering around 0 degrees to commemorate an easement...
  •   Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen requested a recount of the ballots for his race in the recent general election.  On election night, Hansen trailed challenger Frank Kluesner by 14 votes.  After the 53 provisional ballots were tabulated  the margin grew to 18 votes, still within the parameters of Montana Code Annotated...
  •   The good and bad came in threes last week for the Montana Western volleyball team. The Lady Bulldogs ended their season by losing three straight games to #1-ranked Rocky Mountain College on Friday in the opening round of Frontier Conference volleyball tournament in Butte. But the next day, three Western women—Kendra Mendicno, Joanna...
  • Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen has requested a recount of the ballots for his race in the recent general election. On election night, Nov. 4, Hansen trailed challenger Frank Kluesner by 14 votes. After the 53 provisional ballots were tabulated a week later, the margin grew to 18 votes, still within the parameters of state law that says the...