Monthly archive

November, 2013

  •   The Dillon Beavers volleyball team last weekend lost the final two matches before the start of the matches that really count later this week. With the Nov. 7–9 Southwestern “A” Divisional Volleyball Tournament looming, the Lady Beavs closed their regular season with a straight-set loss to Corvallis in Dillon on Saturday...
  • In municipal balloting around the Ruby Valley Tuesday, most positions were uncontested, but in Sheridan, incumbent Dean Derryberry prevailed in the mayor's race, 166-87, over Michael Lauren. Elected to the town council there were Paul Kramer, with 198 votes, and Mark McLaughlin, 191. Thomas Hyndman was given the nod by Twin Bridges voters,...
  • The Wisdon-Jackson Fire District No. 3 levy passed, 90-33.
  • In Lima, John Stosich, 70 votes, and David G. Brown, 63 votes, were elected to the town council, and David D. Olsen was elected mayor with 68 votes.
  •   CANDIDATE NAME WARD 1 WARD 2 WARD  3 WARD 4 TOTAL MAYOR           MARTIN R. MALESICH 175 131 85 112 503 MICHAEL KLAKKEN 170 187 127 133 617 COUNCILPERSON WARD 1...
  • Michael Klakken, the challenger in Dillon's mayoral race, successfully unseated Mayor Marty Malesich,  the three-term incumbent, 617-503, in Tuesday's city election. (See Your Town>Dillon for results by ward.) Klakken focused his campaign on rolling back highly unpopular city water and sewer rates. The mayor's race was the only...

October, 2013

  • Gaining a spot on the All State list, as well as recording a number of personal bests at Saturday’s Class A cross country state championship runs helped cap another season for Beaverhead County High School’s runners. Sage Schoonen, Dillon’s speedy sophomore, captured fourth place in the boys’ race with a time of 15:46.68,...
  •   Hellen Rogney Squires, 98, passed away on September 30, at Clare Bridge Home in Salem, OR, where she lived the last three years. She was born in Jesse, ND, and lived most of her school years in Bozeman. She attended Western Montana College of Education in Dillon and met her husband, Wilber L. Squires, while there. She taught kindergarten...
  •   To the editor,   Once again, thanks to the Federal Government for taking care of American citizens – as if I have to tell you. It’s especially reassuring to know the Obamacare web site appears to be healing from the initial hemorrhaging of October 1.  I visited the site, Healthcare.gov, and found it stimulating in as...
  •   To the editor,   The following letter is prickly! If the reader does not believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of all humankind what follows will go in one ear and out the other. However!? “As I prepare to attend the Dillon Lunch Bunch again today I am reviewing the list of those Christian, Bible believing local churches...