Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   To the editor,   As a parent of two children attending our local schools I see and hear what goes on at school these days. Many of you out there do also. I also read the article about SD#10 and was very upset by it. There is a very large elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about or face head on. Bullying is in our schools...
  •   To the editor,   We are parents of two boys that have survived the school system in Dillon. We recently asked both school boards to address the topic of bullying and had the opportunity to speak at both Beaverhead County High school and District #10 school board meetings. In May we attended the District #10 school board meeting along...
  •   A memorial service for Carole Rae (Krauss) Love will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Dillon. K&L Mortuaries is assisting the family.  Memorials may be made to: Barrett Home Health & Hospice, 600 MT Hwy 91 South, Dillon MT 59725; or the First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 487, Dillon MT 59725;...
  •   Rudy Plutt, age 93, died May 25, 2014, in Vancouver, Wash. He was born on October 9, 1920, in Dillon, to Matt and Annie Plutt. He graduated from Beaverhead County High School and was a WWII Army veteran.  Rudy spent the majority of his working life employed with the County in Missoula. He was an adamant Grizzly fan, enjoyed bowling,...
  •   The prosecutor, the victim and almost 25 family members and friends in court, the probation officer and even the defendant felt 10 years was a fair sentence for Fifth Judicial District Judge Loren Tucker to give Joseph Clinton Goulet on the charge of felony kidnapping. To be fair, Goulet and his attorney requested that seven of the 10 years...
  •   Dillon’s Jack Kirkley received the Montana Audubon’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the group’s 2014 Bird Festival in Bozeman, June 7-8.  Kirkley was cited by Montana Audubon Executive Director Steve Hoffman who described Kirkley as a man who has given “thousands upon thousands of hours of volunteer...
  •   Hillary Lowell’s wide range of professional skills and experiences led her last month into the executive director position for the United Way of Beaverhead County. “We are just excited to have such an energetic person in the role of executive director,” said United Way of Beaverhead County Board of Directors President...
  •   When the dust finally settled on the 66th College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), the nine members of University of Montana Western team had a top-ten women’s team and a number of top 25 finishes in individual events to show for their long, hard efforts this season. Representing the Dawgs at this year’s CNFR in Casper, WY, from...
  •   To the editor,   This is my second letter concerning the article you published in the Dillon Tribune on May 21, 2014 concerning the “ County upgrades roads on the cheap”. My first letter published in the Dillon Tribune on June 4, 2014 was answered in an Editor’s note that said. “The frontage road improvements...
  •   To the editor,   Well, well, it appears from the Seattle mass-shooting that the best defense against a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with bear spray. Maybe somebody should have told that to the guy with a concealed carry permit that tried to help out in the Las Vegas mass-shooting. It’s too bad he was killed because he...