Monthly archive

October, 2013

  •   To the editor,   On the weekend of September 28-29 I found myself surrounded at a Belly of the Bengeyfield Beast locale: The Deep Creek Shooting Range west of Missoula.   The venue was awash in card carrying NRA members, people subject of considerable vitriol by Mr. B.   Watching the group convened for the Montana State Long...
  •   To the editor,   Affordable Care Act or Obama care was a compromise on a previous compromise. It is not national health care of a single payer variety. It is not socialized medicine, and that is too bad. With the Government Partial Shutdown only the people suffer. What concerns me most, is watching the news many people blame congress...
  •   To the editor,   I lost my keys the other day -- there one second, gone the next. I know -- you never have this happen. I scoured the house, even looking in previously unexplored places, like behind the toilet. I was losing my mind. So my heart goes out to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). They’re...
  •   On  Monday, October  7,  Frances Joyce Giudici Richardson passed away from complication of Alzheimer’s at Parkview Acres, where she had lived for the past six and a half  years.    Frances was born on April 16, 1930, to Carl and Jessie Giudici, in Dillon. She was the older of two daughters.  She was...
  •   August John Schreiber, 93, of Dillon passed away on the morning of September 30. Funeral services will be on Friday, Oct. 11, at 2:30 p.m. at Brundage Funeral Home, with Pastor David Andrew officiating. Graveside services with military honors will immediately follow. There will be a visitation at the funeral home tomorrow 6–8 p.m. Gus...
  •   Longtime Pepsi bottler, Donald Philip Harrington, 88, passed away at his ranch home in Dillon on September 30, of natural causes. He was born to Philip and Dorothy (Rooney) Harrington in Butte on April 20, 1925.  Raised in Butte, Don graduated from Boys Central in 1942. While serving our country for four years in the Navy during WWII,...
  •   Who are you? Hello, my name is Michael Klakken and I would like to be your next mayor. I moved to Dillon went I started the seventh grade and graduated from BCHS. My mother Alice, a retired school teacher, married Dr. Gordon Knorr, a local veterinarian, after we moved to Dillon. My wife of 33 years, Renee, is the daughter of local ranchers...
  •   Who are you? My name is Marty Malesich. I was born and raised in Dillon.. I reside at 525 South California Street with my wife Marsha. I attended Beaverhead County High School and Western Montana College graduating in 1967 with a BS in Secondary Education.  I joined the Montana Army National Guard and upon returning from basic training...
  •   Taylor Nelson and the rest of the Dillon girls team saved their personal bests for last, as the Lady Beaver competitors all played their top rounds of the year in their season finale to earn seventh-place as a team in the 2013 State A Golf Tourney at Polson last weekend. “The course was challenging, but the holes were not too long,...
  •   To the editor,   Benjamin Franklin, one of our founding fathers, said, “he who controls the purse strings controls.” Guess who controls the purse strings of our nation now? That’s a no brainer;  it is China! I would have to say she is the cash richest country in the world at this time. In regards to human rights...