Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Healthy, happy and boasting thick, beautiful curls that ensured she would enjoy a good hair day on her first day in the outside world, Quincie Michele Eby debuted on Jan. 2 as the first baby born in Dillon in 2014. The 5-pound, 14-ounce newborn joins a family that includes her mother, Michele Huttinga, of Twin Bridges, and Michele’s...
  •   I’ll be the first to admit that 2013 was not the year I thought it would be. As usual, at the year’s beginning, I was looking forward – like many other folks – with hope and the real expectation that 2013 would be a period of forward progress and healing after a time of personal tragedy, stagnation and disappointment...
  •   The New Year is a time to pause and reflect upon the stories that touched our hearts this past year. The pictures and words set on a page evoked empathy and compassion for our fellow man. Zachary Haines, just 11, came to Dillon from Libby with his family to enjoy a elk hunting experience on the Schuett place. Zachary has a brain tumor in...
  •   In loving memory,   To my beloved son Jim Cernazanu. Jim left us on October 28, 2013 to be with our father in heaven. Jim lived in John Day, Oregon. How different it is on this earth without you. I know this loss is also strongly felt by your wife, Jeannette, your daughters Jamie and Nicole, sister Jeanna, brother John, and the rest of...
  •   To the editor,   Even if you’ve been up late sipping cognac, trying to send Christmas cards, you’re probably aware the U.S. economy is booming. From the Wall Street Journal we read: The U.S. economy grew at a healthy 4.1% annual rate in the third quarter, revised figures showed, boosting hopes that the recovery is shifting...
  •   Fay Doty left us on the evening of December 27th 2013, much like she lived her long and colorful life; on her terms.  Fay was born Fay Snyder Stathem on August 27th, 1918 in Riverdale Calif. to parents Ralph and Zella Stathem.  One of seven children raised on a farm, her fondest childhood memories ranged from standing on a box to...
  •   Bernard John Harkness, 88, was born Feb. 28, 1925, to Ruth Ann Kent Harkness and Ernest B. Harkness. He began his life at the Muddy Ranch on Big Sheep Creek. At two years of age, he was joined by a sister, Bonnie Jean. In 1929, the family moved to the ranch in upper Big Sheep Creek Basin. Here they lived with Ernest’s parents, Ernest...
  •   We take comfort in knowing that now there is one more star in the heavens.   On Sunday December 22, an angel came and gathered our loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother, Great Grand-ma, Aunt and Friend. As they left the Beaverhead Valley, she asked the angel to pause by the moon, where she looked back one last time and whispered...

December, 2013

  •   The Dillon Tribune proudly announces Joe Morstein as this year’s individual honoree for “Dillonaire of the Year.” The nominating party described Joe as a friend who has gone beyond the call of duty.  The person, who has a medical issue, asked Joe for a ride to Billings to go to a funeral.  Joe did so with a smile...
  • The employees and spirit of the Great Harvest Bread Company’s franchising offices in Dillon are this year’s “Dillonaires of the Year.”  While the Tribune isn’t overly impressed with the distribution of money, we love the way Great Harvest shares with the community.  If you sign up and get selected as a Bake...