Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Bud passed away, surrounded by loved ones, at his home late on April 18. Bud was born on September 25, 1936, to Evron and Maxine Shuman, in Poplar. He was raised in Wolf Point, where he grew up as the son of the sheriff of Roosevelt County. From high school, he enrolled in the Navy, where he played football for the Navy unit and fought in the...
  • Hanna Madison Cashell, 18, of La Grande, OR, passed away on April 11. A Memorial Service was held at Eastern Oregon University Quinn Coliseum on Monday, April 18. Hanna was born in Helena, on September 1, 1997. She resided in Dillon and La Grande, OR. She attended Greenwood Elementary School and graduated from La Grande High School. She continued...
  • Gaines Richard (Dick) McCracken, 85, passed away in his home in Polaris, on April 10, of cancer. Dick was born April 12, 1930, in Dillon, to T. Lee and Phyllis McCracken. Dick’s entire life has been identified with skiing, starting when he was just four. Many consider Dick as one of the founding fathers of skiing and ski hills in the area....
  • Shirley Irene (Camp) Hoyrup, 86, of Dillon, passed away April 6. Shirley was born December 21, 1929, to Victor and Velma Camp in Midwest, WY. The family later moved to Dillon, where Shirley graduated from Beaverhead County High School. She married Jack Hoyrup in 1948; they later divorced. An accomplished crafter, Shirley enjoyed knitting,...
  • Lorene Elizabeth Burtts, 77, of Dillon, went to be with the Lord on April 8. She was born on March 4, 1939, in St. Cloud, MN, to Sigurd and Abby Oslin. Lorene was born with a disability and was confined to a wheelchair, but those who knew and loved her never saw her disability or the wheelchair. She spent her early years at the Crippled Children...
  • Anna Gail (Janes) Henderson, of Dillon, peacefully passed away April 10. She was born February 15, 1931, to Edward Vincent and Blanche Marion (Tracy) Janes, in Iona, ID, where she grew up and attended the Iona public school. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On February 17, 1947, she married the love of...

July, 2016

  • They had not lost two straight games since the early weeks of their wildly successful 2016 regular season. But the Dillon Cubs fell, 6-5, to the Helena Reps today, to register their second straight loss of their postseason--and to end it. That one-run defeat, coupled with their 15-10 setback against the Gallatin Valley Outlaws last night, evicted...
  • Gracious hosts for this week's Montana/Alberta 2016 American Legion Baseball Southern A District Tournament, the Dillon Cubs today took their benevolence to another, unintended level tonight. The Cubs committed seven errors and gifted the Gallatin Valley Outlaws seven unearned runs in a 15-10 loss Friday evening. The setback sends top-seeded...
  • The quality of mercy has not been strained, nor its quantity stringent with the Dillon Cubs this season. So, it seemed only fitting that the Cubbies tonight opened their postseason by earning a 16-4 mercy-rule victory over the Bozeman Spikes. Scheduled for nine innings, like the rest of the games at the five-day 2016 Montana American Legion...
  • With their second one-run, come-from-behind home victory in two days tonight, the Dillon Cubs put themselves in prime position to claim their second consecutive Southern A District regular-season conference title this weekend. The Cubs ground out a 6-5 win over the second-place Belgrade Bandits on Thursday, scoring the winning run on a ground out...