Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   Steve Carl, resident of Beaverhead County, passed away on May 10, after a brief illness.  Steve was a founder and owner of The Art Scene gallery in Dillon. He was an avid fly fisherman, artist, poker player and member of the Butte Rock and Gem Club.  Dillon and Beaverhead County were dear to his heart. This area became his home...
  •   Embracing new technologies and the innovations swirling around them could be the key to Dillon sustaining its traditional appeal, landscape and lifestyle while creating a bright economic future, according to a local high tech guru Frank Odasz. The town’s first microcomputer applications professor when he started at Western Montana...
  •   The Beaverhead County Museum last month received a surprise visit from strangers bearing gifts who quickly revealed themselves as new friends donating valuable historical artifacts from one of southwest Montana’s oldest and most prominent families. James and Judy Quinn, of Norman, Oklahoma, came to Dillon on May 22 to donate items...
  •   Beaverhead County voters chose Jeff Welborn over Brooke Erb by a surprising margin in a Republican primary election race for House District 72, while incumbent sheriff Jay Hansen edged Republican challenger Paul Oldynski in a remarkably close primary challenge. The votes were tallied following the June 3 primary election. In other local...
  • ‘the Medley’ FINALE STRENGTH OKAY, trail food, like chocolate It’s easy to love it Smart, close up clean, birds fly, animals run, your part, don’t worry, I’ll wait.  This to boot!  Sunshine, rain, snow for its slide from the wild side, got it?  STEP on it!  It’s here!  Only the prettiest...
  •   To the editor,   In your recent article “County upgrades roads on the cheap”, you stated that County Commissioner Rice said the selection of roads to resurface is based on a combination of things but focuses on high traffic areas that require an inordinate amount of blading to keep the roads in shape for traffic.” The...
  •   To the editor,   A guy by the name of Brillhart had an article in the Tribune which showed how wrong he was. Maybe he forgot that for the last seven years the guy he voted for had gotten the bad credit rating. Maybe the U.S. Senate should go because Harry Reid does not have anything to do but show how wrong he is by running down the...
  •   To the editor,   In her letter two weeks ago in the Tribune, Senator Barrett cloaked her opposition to expanding Medicaid in our state behind a rather odd attack against Governor Bullock and others for acting “behind closed doors.” A group of Democrats, according to Barrett, have secretly plotted to improve access to health...
  •   Rose Marie Cernazanu, 85, joined her Heavenly Father on May 21, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. She passed peacefully at her home in Gold Beach, OR, with her son and daughter by her side. Rose was born Sept. 15, 1928, on the family cattle ranch in Polaris, to Edward and Wilda Marchesseau. She graduated with the class of...
  •   On May 20, in Las Vegas, NV, the divine angels called our beloved brother and father home. He was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Hiram, OH, to Gerald and Mildred (Leach) Bennett. He graduated with a BA in Math from Hiram College in 1956 and a Master’s in Mathematic from Bowling Green State University in 1963. He was a gifted mathematician,...