Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   Sylvia Christensen Lindquist, a Montana native, passed away on May 7 at age 87 after a long life of loving and giving. Sylvia was born to Otto and Metty Christensen, longtime Beaverhead pioneers, and was the sister of Otto Christensen Jr., of Dillon.  She attended a one-room schoolhouse and later graduated from MSU as a Registered...
  •   Joyce passed away peacefully at her home on May 12. Joyce was born on March 13, 1937, in Checotah, OK, to Hobert and Mayme Sneed. They moved to Dillon, where Joyce grew up. She graduated from Beaverhead County High in May 1955 and attended Western Montana for three years. On March 18, 1956, Joyce married Casey Keltz, who was coach at...
  •   According to Beaverhead County Commission Chairman Tom Rice, the county will upgrade two roads and save on maintenance and improve their approval rating for regular travelers on Overland Road and Sweetwater Road. The current project involves the free gift of asphalt millings from the Interstate 15 project, a resurfacing of both sides from...
  •   In a rebuilding year for the program, the Dillon tennis team still boasted a strong enough foundation to elevate five of its players out of last weekend’s Southwestern A Divisional Tournament in the Bitterroot Valley to the State A Tournament, starting tomorrow in Billings. With his fourth-place finish in boys singles competition in...
  •   Both the Dillon boys and girls track teams ran away with top  honors at the Beaver Booster twilight meet last week in Dillon. Anaconda and Butte Central joined the Beavers under the lights at Vigilante Field for the final track meet of the year before the start of the Southwestern A Divisional Meet on Friday. BCHS Head Coach Tammi...
  •   The BCHS/YMCA Youth and Government students were at the state capital in Helena at the 2014 conference on May 4-7. The Dillon delegation competed and claimed a number of major offices including Gabe Chilson’s successful campaign as governor and Ethan Tatarka running a winning campaign for secretary of state.  There were 24 BCHS...
  • A last-minute bid looks to have earned an East Coast company the Mary Innes School and the acre of land its sits on in downtown Dillon. The Dillon School District 10 Board on Tuesday evening agreed to sell the Mary Innes property for $115,000 to Arletta LLC, a Charlottesville, Va.-based limited liability company with undisclosed local business...
  •   To the editor,   May 14 is the celebration of the Israeli independence and the ending of the British mandate, is also the day marking Palestinian Nakba or Suffering. During the 1948 war about 700,000 Palestinians were displaced. During the war 531 villages and 11 urban neighborhoods in Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem and the rest of...
  •   To the editor,   There is an expression “hunting where the ducks are” that I didn’t always keep in mind when making important decisions such as career choice or other investments. When I did things turned out much better. Now I see once again certain candidates for public office currently running ads promising jobs to...
  •   To the editor,   I, as many of you, received a flyer, mailed to Beaverhead County residents, attacking Representative Jeff Welborn. The flyer is from the Conservative Majority Pac, James Pennington Treasurer, 1302 24th Street, #307, Billings MT 59102.  I Googled “Conservative Majority Pac”. I did not find anything for...