Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I have always assumed that Mr. Bengeyfield was a racial left wing, big government, progressive liberal. Reading his letter in the 2/19 edition of the Dillon Tribune he proved and truly earned the title of being a “Left Wing Big Government Progressive Liberal,” without a shadow of a doubt. Continuing his...
  •   Mabel Louise Hilliker, 93, passed away peacefully on Feb. 28, 2014, at Ruby Valley Hospital in Sheridan. She was born to Gertrude and Louis Barbezat on Sept. 29, 1920, in Twin Falls, ID, the last of eight children born to the Barbezats. Unfortunately, Gertrude passed away during Mabel’s first year and her Aunt Louise then stepped in,...
  •   Stella Davenport, 96, passed to the great garden in the sky on Saturday, February 22, in Dillon. She was born on July 19, 1917, to Joseph and Cecilia (Kukrall) Kubal in Enid. She was raised on a dry land farm near Enid with her younger sister, Grace, through the depths of the Depression. Stella attended school in Enid and Lambert,...
  •   Novene Sullivan Timm, 92, of Dillon, a former longtime resident of Nampa, ID, passed away Feb. 17, at home with her loving family at her side. She was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Mountain Home, ID, the daughter of Robert L. Sullivan and Vasouir (Ladd) Sullivan. Novene grew up in the  Idaho towns of Mountain Home, Bruneau and New Plymouth....
  •   The No. 2-ranked Dillon Beavers cruised through the Southwestern A tournament with a pair of 20-plus point victories to secure a position in the State A bracket. Dillon pounded Corvallis, 59-38, in the semifinal round and defending state A champion Stevensvillie, 55-34, in the championship game played Saturday night at the Maroon Activity...
  •   Embattled Dillon City Treasurer Ty Cobb has been moved from full-time to half-time by Mayor Mike Klakken, who said the switch will save the city more than $20,000 a year. In a memo last month, Klakken informed Cobb and the rest of the City Hall staff of the change. “Effective immediately, I am returning the City Treasurer’s...
  •   After serving part-time for years as Dillon’s legal representative in criminal cases, Jim Dolan last month gained promotion from deputy city attorney to the full-time position of city attorney. “I want to take a moment to thank the Council—it’s been five years previous to this and I’ve enjoyed working with you...
  •   University of Montana President Royce Engstrom held two listening sessions last Wednesday on the University of Montana Western campus to explain to the public the upcoming process for selecting a new chancellor for the Dillon unit of the Montana University System. Current UMW Chancellor Dick Storey recently announced his plans to retire....
  •   The Dillon Beavers open the State A tournament at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Great Falls on the night shift, facing a Miles City team that has gotten hot down the stretch. The Cowboys were 5-13 during the regular season and as the No. 6 seed at the Eastern A divisional, upset No. 3 Billings Central in the first round, beat No. 2 seed Glendive in...
  •   The Dillon girls battled back from a second-round loss to finish third at the Southwest A Divisional tourney at the MAC in Butte over the weekend.  Coach Gabe Walker and his Beaver team finished the regular season in second place in the conference, with a 7-3 record in conference and 11-7 overall mark. They were awarded an opening...