Monthly archive

October, 2013

  •   To the editor,   You have to pass it to see what is in it! While talking to Paul [ my tax man ] about the necessity of the new Exchange Navigator for Obamacare, we decided if you understand the following, please move to the front of the class. This is to clarify health insurance for your future. On January 1,2014 PPACA becomes the Law...
  •   To the editor,   Mr. Bengeyfield, first they came for the mentally ill and nobody did anything. Then they came for the handicapped and nobody did anything. Then they came for the Jews and the Gypsys and nobody  did anything.  Then they came for me and nobody did anything. You take away the guns of the citizens  and only...
  •   To the editor,   The Republicans in Washington have said they want to shut down the Government if Affordable Health Care is not repealed, We need to go ahead with the Republican Health Care Program for a better America. The Republican Health Care Program is: 1, Have a spaghetti dinner and hope you have enough friends to help pay your...
  •   The possibilities that looked nearly endless a few weeks ago in Dillon’s upcoming city election have, for now, funneled down to a single candidate in each of Dillon’s four City Council seat races. But a week remains for others to expand those possibilities by filing as official write-in candidates in those races—or in any...
  •   The Beaverhead Business Builders and friends will stage the fifth annual Oktoberfest in downtown Dillon on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The event will feature over 20 vendors, entertainment, sidewalk sales, food and games for the kids. “It is amazing what we have happening,” said Debbie Sporich, spokesperson for BBB....
  •   The Dillon Beaver defense paved the way, and the offense took advantage of opportunities as the home team posted a convincing 34-7 victory over Butte Central in the Southwestern A Conference opener for both schools.  Dillon enjoyed the added excitement of participating in their Homecoming game. Dillon’s defense stopped the Maroon...
  •   The sun and Montana Western broke through for a while in the third quarter, but MSU Northern and the cloud cover reasserted themselves to gray all over the rest of the 15th-ranked Bulldogs’ homecoming football game Saturday. The visiting Northern Lights (4-1) earned a 33-21 upset win over Western (3-1), in large part, by throwing a...
  •   Ellen Knox Fleming  was born May 22, 1921, to William D. and Ethel A. Knox, homesteaders on Sage Creek near Dell, and attended the one-room schoolhouse in Dell that is now The Yesterday’s Cafe.  She graduated from Beaverhead County High School in Dillon in 1939. Ellen was a delight to all who knew her.  Despite all her...
  •   Edwin K. “Ed” Rose, 60, of Lima, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013, in the mountains that he knew and loved. Ed was born in Rexburg, ID, to Stanford and Eleanor “Vadnais” Rose on Feb. 23, 1953. He grew up in Lima and never strayed very far or for very long from home. He attended school in and graduated from The...
  •   Duane David Simon, 76, a house designer and landscape consultant, died Sunday, Sept. 22, in his Cedar City, UT, home after a long illness. Born Dec. 12, 1936, in Dillon, Duane never forgot his roots, even though he and his wife moved to Utah in 1983. He remained involved with his hometown, most recently designing a performance pavilion...