Monthly archive

April, 2015

  •   The Montana Western rodeo team jumped back in the saddle for the first time since late September to start the spring portion of their 2014–15 season in style with a pair of successful rodeos at Bozeman’s Brick Breeden Field House last weekend. The first rodeo consisted of two rounds of competition spread over three days, with...
  •   The Dillon Jaycees held their 57th annual Distinguished Service Award/Outstanding Young Man Banquet Friday night at the Dillon Elks Lodge, and presented the awards for community service to Kirk Bergeson and Matt Allen. Dave Marsh served as Master of Ceremonies and Guest speaker Tom Welch, a former winner of both awards, provided clever...
  •   To the editor,   Hello! Montana hunters, fishermen, trappers, campers, hikers, rowers, and all the rest of you who value recreating our public lands, tis high time we wake up. Recently, Senator Daines and his self-serving,  land-grabbing, Washington cronies approved a measure by Sen. Lisa  Murkowski (R-Alaska) to “...
  •   To the editor,   Reports from our legislative representatives tell us of their thinking.  Sen. Debby Barrett’s editorials tell us that she opposes Medicaid Expansion HB405, the CSKT water compact SB262,  campaign finance reform/the dark money bill SB289, the Governor’s practical state-wide infrastructure bill HB5...
  •   To the editor,   All veterans who have VA approved medical appointments are eligible to have free rides.  If your appointment is at Fort Harrison you will also receive a free lunch.  And, if you have a caregiver who you would like to have there during your appointment to help listen to the instructions and help you follow up...
  •   To the editor,   The Ruby Valley Conservation District stands together to publicly support the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal (CSKT) Montana Water Compact. The proposed CSKT Montana Water Compact is the result of more than a decade of negotiations to resolve the reserved water rights of the Tribes within our State. We can...
  •   To the editor,   After looking at the sample ballot for the recall election concerning Derek Gore and his statement of justification,  I believe that I should make a comment. It appears that Mr. Gore continues to object to Judge Loren Tucker’s decision that seven members of the City Council violated the open meeting law when...
  •   Recall ballots for Derek Gore got mailed Monday to more than 500 of the Ward 4 constituents he represents on the Dillon City Council, according to Beaverhead County Election Officer Debra Scott. Voters will have until 8 p.m. on April 28 to return completed ballots to Scott by mail or by dropping them off at the Clerk & Recorder’s...
  •   More than a dozen local Boy Scouts attended the April 1 Dillon City Council meeting for a civics lesson about local government in action, and gained it, along with some laughs, but not from anything resembling an April Fool’s joke. The new-look Council, which has lost six members to resignation and gained four replacements by...
  •   To the editor,      In deep sorrow of soul through several chapters of the Old Testament, the Prophet Jeremiah was reminded of the perpetual backsliding sins of Israel’s people.  “Ye lie, steal, murder, commit adultery, swear falsely, walk after other gods.”  There seemed to be a total absence of...