Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   To the editor,    Here’s how to run for senate when you’re a multi-millionaire and your opponent is a middle-class schoolteacher. 1. Use your huge financial advantage to buy numerous TV ads portraying you as a friend of ordinary working people. The ads should show you wearing Carhartts gear (your assistant can buy it...
  •   To the editor,   I would like to urge voters to elect Kacey Smart as Clerk of the District Court for Madison County on November 4th. Raised in the county and already the current Clerk of Court, she is obviously the most qualified candidate with over 7 years of on-the-job experience in all aspects of the office. Her extensive...
  •   To the editor,   Today I was reflecting on why my wife and I live in Dillon. A question that is often asked by our children and grandchildren. Who, by the way live all around the world. One of the reasons is Frank Kluesner. Our first day in Dillon (June 2000) the day The Rainbow People came into our life. We arrived at the motel just...
  •   To the editor,   Recently there have been allegations from a former employee about the way the Sheriff’s Office has been managed. The deputies of the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office have over 55 years of combined law enforcement experience from a variety of backgrounds, civilian and military. This letter is written to...
  •   Carol Stephenson English, of Dillon, passed away peacefully at the age of 85, surrounded by family, on Sept. 30.  Carol was the love and light of her family. She lived a life filled with grace, kindness, faith and joy, and was a shining example that living is loving. She was born Feb. 12, 1929, in Benge, WA, to William and Bertha...
  •   David Ray Gleason passed away peacefully Sept. 30, surrounded by his family in Bannack. He was born in Salt Lake City, UT, on Nov. 9, 1973, to Helen Sorel and David A. Gleason. David is survived by: three loving brothers, James (Karen) Stuart, Jake (Dannette) Miller and Timothy (Sandy) Gleason; two sisters, Shari and Andrea; his best friend...
  •   The Twin Bridges Falcons showed why they were ranked in the top ten in the state coming into the weekend by handing Absarokee a 61-6 walloping on Friday night in Twin. One of the top QBs in the state, Twin’s Nolan Konen passed for five touchdowns in the game. The senior leader first connected with Bill Yeager on a 73-yard bomb and...
  •   The Dillon City Council last Wednesday voted to let Northwestern Energy continue to do business as usual with its gas service in Dillon, while hoping the company would make changes in addressing an ongoing problem with another aspect of its local services. The Council also voted unanimously to endorse a reorganization plan involving the...
  •   Susie Brown, 58, has been the heart and soul of what is now called Beaverhead Animal Shelter since it moved from her back yard in 1997 to a location on the outskirts of the City of Dillon. As she looks forward, she feels the lack of financial resources available to the shelter and the recent retirement of her most valuable volunteer, could...
  •   The Butte Central Maroons claimed victory over the Dillon Beavers Friday night at Bob Green Field on the campus of Montana Tech, utilizing a physical style, and pounding the ball with an effective running game to out-score the Beavers 31-27.  The win gave the Maroons their first triumph over the Beavers since 2001. Dillon countered...