The general election on the local scene may or may not be over.
A contested race between incumbent Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen, a Republican, and challenger Frank Kluesner, an independent, extended to Monday and the count of the provisional ballots. Following the count on Tuesday, Nov. 4, Kluesner held a 14-vote lead. There were 53...
The fourth-ranked Dillon Beavers traveled to Belgrade to face the top-ranked Panthers and quickly dashed any hopes the host team may have had for victory. The Beavers led 19-0 aft er he first quarter and by a halftime score of 26-3. At the end of regulation time, Dillon claimed the quarterfinal victory 48-17 and secured a host berth in this...
Ashly Cottom and her husband Trent enjoyed their college years at the University of Montana in Missoula. The couple regularly dined at Pita Pit and when they spent three weeks in January at the neonatal intensive care unit watching over their young son, they began calling Pita Pit for deliveries to the hospital.
“I wanted to try...
Locals looking to perk up their pooches for an upcoming social event or after a long, hard weekend of running through the mud have a new pet grooming option.
Perfect Paw Spa, 947 N. Montana in Dillon, offers a human salon-worth of services to canines, including nail care, hair cutting, brushing and drying.
The business is largely a result...
Sicily –– Anzio –– Normandy!
All battlegrounds of hell.
Okinawa, ghastliest of all
For this is where you fell.
T’is many years and still no peace
Since you joined the “ranks on high”
and still the awful “ack-ack-ack”
And still our “Brave Men” die.
It was you,...
Mary Lou Baker, 86, passed away on Oct. 6 in Thermopolis, WY. She was born July 8, 1928, in Miles City to Uriel and Elizabeth Cooper.
Her parents were both teachers, as well as her father being a lay Methodist minister. During her upbringing the family lived in a number of small towns in Montana. After graduation from Great Falls High...
On Oct. 29, Martha Ellen Nudd Baker passed away peacefully at age 65, at St. Pete’s Hospital in Helena, surrounded by her family. She was born June 27, 1949, in Lebanon, NH, eldest daughter to Kenneth and Olive Nudd. In 1967, she graduated from Beaverhead County High School, and four years later married Dale Baker, in 1971. Together,...
The idea of adding amenities that would provide more cultural and recreational options for Dillon residents and visitors has been a popular topic of discussion around town for years.
But that discussion grew weightier and more focused in recent weeks, when it took center stage at a pair of official get-togethers in the city.
Dr. Aaron Orme’s Dillon dental practice, Orme Family Dentistry, has proven so popular with patients since opening in 2007, it’s brought back a former employee to help meet current demand and expand the business into the future.
Dr. Emerson Godbolt, who previously worked for Orme as a dental assistant before heading off to dental...
Five down. One more to go.
The Montana Western Bulldogs scored a touchdown with just over two minutes left and then snared an interception to shut down College of Idaho’s ensuing drive to secure a 30-27 victory over the Coyotes last Saturday at Vigilante Field.
“We set a bunch of goals at the beginning of the season, and some of...