Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   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...
  •   Rose Marie Cernazanu, 85, joined her Heavenly Father on May 21, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. She passed peacefully at her home in Gold Beach, OR, with her son and daughter by her side. Rose was born Sept. 15, 1928, on the family cattle ranch in Polaris, to Edward and Wilda Marchesseau. She graduated with the class of...
  •   On May 20, in Las Vegas, NV, the divine angels called our beloved brother and father home. He was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Hiram, OH, to Gerald and Mildred (Leach) Bennett. He graduated with a BA in Math from Hiram College in 1956 and a Master’s in Mathematic from Bowling Green State University in 1963. He was a gifted mathematician,...
  •   Betty Brand, 86, left our world the morning of May 30. Betty was born April 14, 1928, in Deer Lodge, to William and Margaret Thompson.  On November 20, 1948, she married Joe Brand, in Deer Lodge. Together they raised three daughters: Dianne; Caryn; and Pam. Betty was preceded in death by: her husband, Joe Brand; daughter Pam Kowalski;...
  •   The Dillon Beavers took home top honors in four different events at the State A Track Meet at the Charlie Merrifield Track in Butte last weekend. The Beaver girls team finished the weekend in fourth place, just one point behind Whitefish, while the local boys team placed ninth. Senior Josee Pendleton got things rolling for the Beavs by...
  •   Children benefit greatly from continuing to read after their school classes discontinue for the summer. And the Dillon Public Library intends to keep doing whatever it can to help keep local kids keep hitting the books when school’s out and outdoor fun beckons. That “whatever” this summer will include plenty of outdoor fun...
  •   Those who have had to give up and return to shore due to poor boating conditions know it can be a tough decision.  “When spring is in the air, snowmelt creates high water in our streams and rivers and high expectations for some good boating or rafting,” said Liz Lodman, the boat education coordinator for Montana Fish,...
  • In Beaverhead County's hottest race in Tuesday's primary election, incumbent Jeffrey Welborn outdistanced challenger Brooke Erb two to one in the Republican legislative contest for House District 72, 1,603-835. Meanwhile Sheriff Jay Hansen, running for re-election, held off a Republican primary challenge by Paul Oldynski, emergin with a...

May, 2014

  •   To the editor:   Last week a letter to the editor, attacking me with misinformation and presumption, ran in the Dillon Tribune. May 9th, on my way to Wisdom, a friend called to inform me of negative campaign materials that she had received. I had picked up the mail before I left home, but had not discovered the materials until her...
  •   To the editor:   We are writing to endorse Brooke Erb in the primary election for House District 72.  Our support is based on our shared common goals for the community, including commitment to education, and support and innovation for agricultural businesses.  We believe that Brooke’s extensive career with the...