Monthly archive

October, 2013

  •   To the editor,   We were supposed to be told each week how many Americans had enrolled in ObamaCare. It’s been 18 days and not one report. A Congressperson on Friday said the figure was only 50,000 who were successful. If those 50,000 are mostly “prior illnesses” and the very poor who are highly subsidized, then...
  •   To the editor,   Dillonites, have you all voted for mayor yet. No! Then give me a minute of your time as a concerned county member. When I decided to start a business here for everyone in Dillon and Beaverhead county, No one was more supportive of a Taxi business for our county than Mayor Marty. He not only wrote a letter of...
  •   To the editor,   This letter is a blanket response to opinion pieces written by Toby Dahl, Debby Barrett and Dan Happel in the Oct. 16th issue of the Dillon Tribune.  The 3 writers made maximum use of their allotted 400 word limit (wink, wink), ranting about out-of-state environmental groups being involved in the management of...
  •   To the editor,   Three recent commentaries in the Tribune are similarly livid in their outrage at the fact that certain people or agencies or groups have dared to comment on wildlife management efforts or plans prepared by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The three complainers apparently do not recognize that pubic comment is...
  •   To the editor,   The person most responsible for the government shutdown is Senator Harry Reid. He refused to let the Senate vote on two very good proposals from the House. The first proposal was that the House would fund the government if the Senate would delay for a year the individual mandate to purchase health insurance. Recall...
  •   Patsy (Contway) Bennett, 72, of Dillon, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, at home surrounded by her family. Patsy had been very ill for nearly a year.  Patsy was the third child born to Harold (Toke) and Helene Contway, of Dillon. She attended schools in Dillon and graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1960. She also attended...
  • Dillon’s runners head to Hamilton for the Southwestern A Divisional Invitational, their last meet of the regular season before the state cross country championships next week. Coach Betty Iverson lists Sage Schoonen Isaiah Girard Luke Harper Hunter Clark Colton Buckmaster David Casey and Joel Rivera are expected to represent the Beaverehead...
  • Oct. 15 saw the final pickup of bottles and other glass materials at county recycling bins, as Beaverhead County decided this month to bow out of glass recycling, but continue with efforts to recycle paper, cardboard, metals and plastic. “I believe recycling is the right thing to do,” said Beaverhead County Commissioner Garth Haugland...
  • Oct. 15 saw the final pickup of bottles and other glass materials at county recycling bins, as Beaverhead County decided this month to bow out of glass recycling, but continue with efforts to recycle paper, cardboard, metals and plastic. “I believe recycling is the right thing to do,” said Beaverhead County Commissioner Garth Haugland...