Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •   To the editor,   Is this an April Fool’s joke? You want how much money for a water meter? Talk is cheap, until you call a lawyer. The tax payers of Dillon and the City of Dillon just got water metered. Just remember, a lawyer is someone who helps you get what’s coming to him.   LaVon D. Brillhart Dillon
  •   To the editor,   In the weeks ahead, voters of Beaverhead County will elect a new member to the Board of Trustees of Barrett Hospital and HealthCare. I urge you to support Lawrence Morrisroe in this election.  Lawrence has served for the past three years as a member of the Board of the Barrett Hospital Foundation. He has proven...
  •   To the editor,   I see that Charles Koch has slithered out from under his rock and written an editorial for (what else) the Wall Street Journal. It seems that he was outraged that a bunch of “collectivists” (an antiquated John Birch Society term for Communists that Charlie must have picked up at the Sock Hop) were upset at...
  •   To the editor,   Incidents of a telephone scam, of which I feel the public needs to be aware, have been reported to the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office and Dillon Police Department. The latest version of the “Grandparent Scam” goes like this: The caller may say they are a public defender representing your...
  •   Robert Mitchell Banks, affectionately known as Bob or Mr. Banks, 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday April 5th 2014 at 2.34 p.m. in Dillon Montana at the Renaissance Senior Care Center after a three year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Bob was born on July 13, 1929 in Dillon Montana at the Barrett Memorial Hospital to Charles...
  •   Mary Amanda McLaughlin Hallauer, 76, of Helena, passed away peacefully surrounded by her beloved family on Monday, April 7, 2014 and, after several years of dealing with various physical ailments, was taken home to heaven to be with our Lord Jesus Christ. Her heavenly reunion has begun in earnest. Mary was born on July 3, 1937, in Butte, to...
  •   Virgil Reed Stewart, 85 of Dubois, ID, died Thursday, April 3. He was born Feb. 20, 1929, in Teton City, ID, to Reed Frank Stewart and Sarah Marie Willey Stewart. He was raised and attended school in Teton, ID, and Lost River, ID. At the age of 12, he moved to Grant. He worked on ranches and mines in Shupe. He served in the US Army and was...
  •   Longtime Dillon City Treasurer Ty Cobb’s tumultuous last three months in City Hall culminated last week with his retirement from a job many believed he no longer actually held. Announced at last Wednesday night’s City Council meeting, Cobb retired earlier that evening in a letter dated April 2 and delivered to Dillon Mayor Mike...
  •   Casey Briggs enters his second year as the Beaverhead Golf Course manager with the experience and confidence to deliver an even better season to the golfing public than last year — weather permitting. Briggs says the course opened March 26 and now is a great time for golfers to purchase their season membership (single, couple, junior...
  •   In just the first week of its 2014 season, the Beavers fastpitch softball team has earned its first win of its varsity sports existence. The 14-13 victory over Corvallis marked the first win for the Lady Beavs in their inaugural year of competition at the varsity level and put a positive end to a week in which the team played three separate...