Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   Richard H. Kennedy (Dick), 93, of Dillon, died of a broken heart. We almost lost him when the love of his life, his wife Alice, died ten years ago. It was only for the sake of his children, grandchildren and those who loved him that his heart kept on beating. His continued presence enriched our lives through his wit, wisdom and wonderful...
  •   Harry Armstrong, 93, of Dillon, died Oct. 10 at Kindred Parkview Rehabilitation Center. Harry was born June 19, 1921, in Jefferson Island to Charlie and Lucy (Rahmig) Armstrong. He attended grade school in Cardwell and graduated from Whitehall High School. Harry joined the Marines in 1942 and served in the Pacific Theater during World War...
  •   Katherine E. Hollifield passed away quietly on Sept. 25 at the Martha Jefferson House in Charlottesville VA. She was born on Nov. 10, 1920 in Rockford, IL, to Dr. William and Lenore Elmer. She attended Carleton College in Northfield, MN, where she loved to ice skate and enjoyed acting in the theatre. She graduated with a bachelor’s...
  •   The Dillon City Council will take up the weighty matter of appointing the next new city judge as part of an otherwise light agenda at its regular meeting tonight. The Council members will first hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. to conduct interviews for the six people submitting applications to succeed outgoing City Judge Shea Erwin, who...
  •   Going into this weekend’s Southwestern A Divisional Invitational cross country meet, Dillon’s runners have continued to show steady improvement over the season, with two members of the boys’ varsity team trimming significant margins from last year’s times at this point in the season. This Saturday, Beaverhead County...
  •   The Dillon Lady Beavs dropped their first two sets to Butte Central on Thursday, but went on to win six straight sets to chalk up two more conference match wins this past week. Dillon knocked off second-place Butte Central at home on Thursday in five sets, and then swept last place Stevi in three on the road on Saturday to improve to 5-2 in...
  •   The Dillon Beaver football season has been one of big game after big game.  Friday night at Vigilante Field was not one of those games – the story was gaining experience for the younger players as a rebuilding Stevensville Yellowjacket team fell behind 21-0 in the first quarter.  Dillon coach Rick Nordahl and his staff sent...
  •   To the editor,   As a former Dillon Police Officer and Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Deputy I had the unique experience of working with both candidates running for Beaverhead County Sheriff. I have known Frank Kluesner and Jay Hansen since the late 1980’s and then during my seven years working with them from 2006 to 2013....
  •   To the editor,   I recently visited my home town of Dillon and was pleased to see how well maintained the business district and neighborhoods are. However, I was disappointed to see the streets, especially the main thoroughfare of east Center Street, lined with cargo trailers, boat trailers and travel RV trailers. It looked like a...
  •   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...