Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   To the editor,   Every day I hear and see many candidates on television saying, “vote for me, for a smaller government and I am a conservative.” They never say what a smaller government or a “conservative” means. Lets look back at a conservative. The last time we voted for a President who said he was a “...
  •   To the editor,   In my last letter, I commented on my dismay at State Representative Jeff Welborn’s liberal voting record in regard to family issues, a record that hardly places him as a true representative of the conservative values of the great majority of Beaverhead County residents.     Unfortunately, Jeff Welborn...
  •   To the editor,   Jeff Welborn has been a strong supporter of public lands hunters, ranchers, and our outdoor way of life. I’m dismayed to see some folks bring into question his record or his motivation for doing what’s best for the folks in his District. We all live the problems that wolves are causing. Elk numbers are down...
  •   To the editor,   It is now my happy task to offer sincere appreciation to the school district who took seriously the issue of posts bearing bags for dog walkers in and around the park. You were working on it all the time as having value. Seldom has frustration yielded so willingly to the good graces of this project being established in...
  •   To the editor,   In this whole fiasco of an attempted recall of city council members, somebody needs to point out that four of the people who are making the loudest protests do not reside within the Dillon city limits. Ray Graham, Brenda Womack, Marge Jappe, and George Warner are not residents, don’t (legally) vote in city...
  •   To the editor,   Montana faces a crucial election this June, including HD 71 & 72 here in southwest Montana.  Regardless of which political party you tend to associate with, I encourage everyone to vote in the Republican primary in a couple of weeks and support Responsible Republicans like Ray Shaw and Jeff Welborn. You can be...
  •   To the Editor:   We are writing to support Brooke Erb in the primary election for House District 72. In supporting Brooke, we believe that we are supporting an effective candidate who will represent her constituency with thoughtfulness and deliberation. If you listened to the KDBM-KBEV forum Thursday night,  you heard a woman with...
  •   To the editor,   For those of you that know me, You know that I’m a very black and white person, so when I see someone saying one thing publicly, after purposely already having done another, especially when that someone is running for public office and asking us to put our trust in them, I feel at a bare minimum, they need to be...
  •   Carole Rae (Krauss) Love died at sunrise at the age of 82 on May 19 from complications of Alzheimer’s-type dementia. She was born March 14, 1932, in Ennis, to John E. Krauss and Florence Daems Krauss. She and her older brother, Roy, grew up in Norris, where John owned the Texaco Station and a small tackle shop, and Florence sewed and...
  •   John H. Nelson passed away May 11 from complications of a worn out heart. He was born to pioneers of the Big Hole Valley, Harold and Mae Nelson, and was raised on a cattle ranch in Wisdom. John was born Jan. 15, 1937, in Dillon. He graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1955 and from Montana State University with a degree in...