Monthly archive

August, 2016

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  • The Dillon City Council last Wednesday moved quickly through a light agenda in one of its briefest regular get-togethers of the year. During his report near the start of the approximately 70-minute meeting, Mayor Mike Klakken informed the City Council that Michael Mhoon had resigned from his position on the city’s Public Library Board. The...
  • The question ‘What can our community do to assure our children grow up to be healthy adults?’ will be explored during the Strong Families Build Strong Communities event on Tuesday, August 30, in Dillon. The free 5:30–8 p.m. gathering will take place in Beier Auditorium on the University of Montana Western campus. The evening...
  • Don Ray Brackenbury, 85, died Aug. 11. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elaine; and children Jesse (Samie) Brackenbury; Debbie Brackenbury; Hank (Joi) Brackenbury; Carey Reyes; Howard Brackenbury; Ted (Audrey) Brackenbury; Stacey Roundy; and Brandy Brackenbury. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, in Almo, ID.
  • Miriam Morse Ausmus passed peacefully at Legacy Assisted Living on August 22, of natural causes. Miriam was born August 11, 1928, in Dillon to area ranchers, Howard E. and Hazel (Maurer) Morse. Her grandparents, J.E. and Florence (Thorpe) Morse, were early pioneers who arrived in Montana during the 1880s and were among the founders of the City of...
  • Vance William Pauley died August 8, 2016. Vance was a loving husband and father, son, brother, and friend. A member of IBEW768, third-year apprentice Vance was employed by P.E.T.E.S. in Missoula. He was born December 13, 1989, in Dillon, Montana, the son of Sandy Okken and Ben Pauley. He attended grade school in Lolo and Big Sky High School in...
  • The more things change, the more those changes echo on into the future. Today, we need to listen more carefully than ever to a voice from the mid-20th century, that of the writer and Western historian, Bernard DeVoto. At the recent GOP convention, the party faithful approved a platform that directs Congress to give “certain public lands...
  • The more things change, the more those changes echo on into the future. Today, we need to listen more carefully than ever to a voice from the mid-20th century, that of the writer and Western historian, Bernard DeVoto. At the recent GOP convention, the party faithful approved a platform that directs Congress to give “certain public lands...
  • Volleyball: Schedule Opponent Date/Time   Watch/Listen Embry-Riddle Aug 19 at 2 pm MDT CO, USA Johnson & Wales Tournament Watch Online Benedictine Mesa Aug 19 at 4 pm MDT CO, USA Johnson & Wales Tournament Watch Online John Brown Aug...
  • Cross Country: Schedule Opponent Date/Time Score Watch/Listen College of Idaho Dual Meet Sep 3 at 10 am MDT Caldwell, ID     Frontier Conference Preview Meet Sep 9 at 10 am MDT Helena, MT     University of Great Falls Triangular Sep...