Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   We take comfort in knowing that now there is one more star in the heavens.   On Sunday December 22, an angel came and gathered our loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother, Great Grand-ma, Aunt and Friend. As they left the Beaverhead Valley, she asked the angel to pause by the moon, where she looked back one last time and whispered...

December, 2013

  •   The Dillon Tribune proudly announces Joe Morstein as this year’s individual honoree for “Dillonaire of the Year.” The nominating party described Joe as a friend who has gone beyond the call of duty.  The person, who has a medical issue, asked Joe for a ride to Billings to go to a funeral.  Joe did so with a smile...
  • The employees and spirit of the Great Harvest Bread Company’s franchising offices in Dillon are this year’s “Dillonaires of the Year.”  While the Tribune isn’t overly impressed with the distribution of money, we love the way Great Harvest shares with the community.  If you sign up and get selected as a Bake...
  • January Harold Monroe Cantrell, Jan. 2. Lloyd J. Maphies, Jan. 10. John Samuel McClure, Jan. 10. Wanda Marie Fadness, Jan. 15. Wallace W. McMannis, Jan. 23. Darcy Lynn Elvidge, Jan. 24.   February Harold Wayne Gilman, Feb. 3. Kathryn Louise Schmalhorst Ascheman, Feb. 6. Grace Osborn, Feb. 6. John H. Peters, Feb. 11. Arlie Wirth Albeck,...
  • January Kendra Danielle Dreyer and Matthew David Nemeth were married Jan. 12, 2013. Kylie Marie King and Dylan Jay Murphy were married Jan. 12.   February Patricia Rodriguez Castro and Jose Haro Hinjosa were married on Feb. 9. Daronda Joyce Miller and David William Hettinger were married Feb. 14. Summer Rowdi Kamps and Justin Cody...
  • January Ben and Christina Power, a baby boy, on Jan. 3. Daniel Donofiro and Robyn Reyes, a baby girl, Jan. 7. Ken and Mary Holland, a baby boy, Jan. 17. James Skradski and Wendy Allen, a baby boy, Jan. 28. Jason and Amy Ward, a baby girl, Jauary 29.   February Klinton and Amanda Todd, a baby boy, Feb. 1. Daniel and Renee Nottingham,...
  • I’ll be the first to admit that 2013 was not the year I thought it would be. As usual, at the year’s beginning, I was looking forward – like many other folks – with hope and the real expectation that 2013 would be a period of forward progress and healing after a time of personal tragedy, stagnation and disappointment. I...
  • Congratulations to mayor-elect Dr. Michael Klakken. As the new year approaches, so does the end of one era and the beginning of another at city hall. I feel confident that the new administration will do a fine job. There are concerns around town. I believe the former mayor and/or his supporters have been campaigning harder since the election than...
  • Outgoing Mayor Marty Malesich used the public comment period at the end of the Dec. 18 Dillon City Council meeting to thank his staff and the current city council, but dedicated most of his final address as mayor to denouncing the Dillon Tribune, Tribune Editor J.P. Plutt, and a Dec. 11 column by Plutt headlined, “May good judgment and...