Monthly archive

September, 2013

  • By M.P. Regan Dillon Tribune B.J. Robertson didn’t waste any time notching his first signature win as a college head coach. In Montana Western’s season opener and his debut game as the Bulldogs head coach, Robertson guided Western to a dramatic 38-34 triumph over the #14 Southern Oregon University Raiders in front of an overjoyed,...
  • By J.P. Plutt Dillon Tribune The Dillon Beavers proved all is well within the program Friday night at Polson with a convincing 44-9 win over the traditional Nortwestern A power.  Dillon rolled to a 21-0 first quarter lead, scoring on three of their first four possessions. “You never know until you get on the field how good things are...
  • By Dick Crockford Dillon Tribune Two meets into the new season, Dillon’s Sage Schoonen is already a man on the run — to the front of the pack. Schoonen won last Saturday’s Belgrade Invitational on the tough up-and-down Bohart Ranch course, turning in an impressive 17:39 and getting in some payback at the same time. In the girls...

August, 2013

  •   To the editor,   Do you really want to find work for our young Americans? Do you really want to stop the obesity that exists in our youngsters? This country needs to reactivate the CCC-Civilian Conservation Corps. We need these youngster to be placed in tent cities, across the western U.S. where there are miles of dead beetle-killed...
  •   To the editor,   Come with me to a fast reflection of the starry heavens with their precise travels and purpose and for a quick recognition of the marvels involved in earthly life-forms — particularly the human body. Truly, all reason should conclude we are in a universe of magnificent Intelligent Design. Those words are...
  •   To the editor,   Have you ever wondered why Obama’s critics seem to have such a visceral hatred of him as a person? It’s always seemed way out of proportion with his policies. After all, what he proposed over the last five years has been pretty centrist. The health care law and cap-and-trade are really just warmed over...
  •   To the editor,    Thursday 8/23 brought violent thunderstorms to the Lemhi pass area with countless lightning strikes and, thankfully, significant rain. Unfortunately, the storm also resulted in three fires in the area, two on public land and one on our property. Amazingly, by the time I saw the smoke plume a Montana Department of...
  •   Diana Lee McNinch Walrath was born on July 26, 1951 and passed away on Aug. 12, 2013, in Barrett Hospital in Dillon. She is survived by: husband Dick Walrath, of Lima; son Jonathon, of Anchorage, AK; son Jason (Dana), of Wasilla, AK; stepson Rick (Natasha), of Anchorage; stepson Rodney (Karen), of Dillon; and stepson Randy (Michelle), of...