Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   To the editor,   Dear Mr. Wally Klose. I am so very sorry I upset you with the truth! I know the truth hurts many people and I know you will never get over the truth. You mention in your comments , “look at how many people are out of work”. Mr. Klose, just what group voted to shut down the Government and put millions out of...
  •   Essie Lillian Whatley Later died June 4, surrounded by her family. Essie was born on March 20, 1926, to Enoch L. and Hettie C. (Hughes) Whatley, in Glenmora, LA. She graduated from Beaver Creek High School in Oakdale, LA. From there, she went to San Antonio, TX, and worked and met her soul mate, Dick Later. From there, they moved to Dillon...
  •   Steve Carl, resident of Beaverhead County, passed away on May 10, after a brief illness.  Steve was a founder and owner of The Art Scene gallery in Dillon. He was an avid fly fisherman, artist, poker player and member of the Butte Rock and Gem Club.  Dillon and Beaverhead County were dear to his heart. This area became his home...
  •   Embracing new technologies and the innovations swirling around them could be the key to Dillon sustaining its traditional appeal, landscape and lifestyle while creating a bright economic future, according to a local high tech guru Frank Odasz. The town’s first microcomputer applications professor when he started at Western Montana...
  •   The Beaverhead County Museum last month received a surprise visit from strangers bearing gifts who quickly revealed themselves as new friends donating valuable historical artifacts from one of southwest Montana’s oldest and most prominent families. James and Judy Quinn, of Norman, Oklahoma, came to Dillon on May 22 to donate items...
  •   Beaverhead County voters chose Jeff Welborn over Brooke Erb by a surprising margin in a Republican primary election race for House District 72, while incumbent sheriff Jay Hansen edged Republican challenger Paul Oldynski in a remarkably close primary challenge. The votes were tallied following the June 3 primary election. In other local...
  • ‘the Medley’ FINALE STRENGTH OKAY, trail food, like chocolate It’s easy to love it Smart, close up clean, birds fly, animals run, your part, don’t worry, I’ll wait.  This to boot!  Sunshine, rain, snow for its slide from the wild side, got it?  STEP on it!  It’s here!  Only the prettiest...
  •   To the editor,   In your recent article “County upgrades roads on the cheap”, you stated that County Commissioner Rice said the selection of roads to resurface is based on a combination of things but focuses on high traffic areas that require an inordinate amount of blading to keep the roads in shape for traffic.” The...
  •   To the editor,   A guy by the name of Brillhart had an article in the Tribune which showed how wrong he was. Maybe he forgot that for the last seven years the guy he voted for had gotten the bad credit rating. Maybe the U.S. Senate should go because Harry Reid does not have anything to do but show how wrong he is by running down the...
  •   To the editor,   In her letter two weeks ago in the Tribune, Senator Barrett cloaked her opposition to expanding Medicaid in our state behind a rather odd attack against Governor Bullock and others for acting “behind closed doors.” A group of Democrats, according to Barrett, have secretly plotted to improve access to health...