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11/20/2014 - 5:13pm
Wednesday's vote recount in the Beaverhead County sheriff election made no difference in the outcome, although the winning margin increased by a few votes. According to unofficial tally figures from Beaverhead County Clerk and Recorder Deb Scott, Franklin Kluesner II still prevailed over incumbent Sheriff Jay Hansen, but this time the count was 1,986-1,966. The previously announced tally was...
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:32am
  A group of outdoor enthusiasts got together outside on a frigid cold morning last weekend to honor a warm gesture by some area landowners. The Beaverhead Trails Coalition (BTC) convened the gathering of 12 people just off Ten Mile Road for about 15 minutes Saturday morning in temperatures
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:30am
  Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen requested a recount of the ballots for his race in the recent general election.  On election night, Hansen trailed challenger Frank Kluesner by 14 votes.  After the 53 provisional ballots were tabulated  the margin grew to 18 votes, still
Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:30pm
Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen has requested a recount of the ballots for his race in the recent general election. On election night, Nov. 4, Hansen trailed challenger Frank Kluesner by 14 votes. After the 53 provisional ballots were tabulated a week later, the margin grew to 18 votes, still
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:59pm
  At last week’s Southwest A Conference Divisional Volleyball Tournament in Anaconda, the Dillon Beavers advanced to the brink of a spot in the state tournament, but no further. The Lady Beavs opened the conference tourney with wins over Stevensville and Hamilton, before getting knocked
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:54pm
  The general election on the local scene may or may not be over. A contested race between incumbent Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen, a Republican, and challenger Frank Kluesner, an independent, extended to Monday and the count of the provisional ballots. Following the count on Tuesday,
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:52pm
  The fourth-ranked Dillon Beavers traveled to Belgrade to face the top-ranked Panthers and quickly dashed any hopes the host team may have had for victory. The Beavers led 19-0 aft er he first quarter and by a halftime score of 26-3. At the end of regulation time, Dillon claimed the
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:47pm
  Ashly Cottom and her husband Travis enjoyed their college years at the University of Montana in Missoula. The couple regularly dined at Pita Pit and when they spent three weeks in January at the neonatal intensive care unit watching over their young son, they began calling Pita Pit for
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:36pm
  Locals looking to perk up their pooches for an upcoming social event or after a long, hard weekend of running through the mud have a new pet grooming option. Perfect Paw Spa, 947 N. Montana in Dillon, offers a human salon-worth of services to canines, including nail care, hair cutting,