Monthly archive

August, 2013

  •   To the editor,   Do you really want to find work for our young Americans? Do you really want to stop the obesity that exists in our youngsters? This country needs to reactivate the CCC-Civilian Conservation Corps. We need these youngster to be placed in tent cities, across the western U.S. where there are miles of dead beetle-killed...
  •   To the editor,   Come with me to a fast reflection of the starry heavens with their precise travels and purpose and for a quick recognition of the marvels involved in earthly life-forms — particularly the human body. Truly, all reason should conclude we are in a universe of magnificent Intelligent Design. Those words are...
  •   To the editor,   Have you ever wondered why Obama’s critics seem to have such a visceral hatred of him as a person? It’s always seemed way out of proportion with his policies. After all, what he proposed over the last five years has been pretty centrist. The health care law and cap-and-trade are really just warmed over...
  •   To the editor,    Thursday 8/23 brought violent thunderstorms to the Lemhi pass area with countless lightning strikes and, thankfully, significant rain. Unfortunately, the storm also resulted in three fires in the area, two on public land and one on our property. Amazingly, by the time I saw the smoke plume a Montana Department of...
  •   Diana Lee McNinch Walrath was born on July 26, 1951 and passed away on Aug. 12, 2013, in Barrett Hospital in Dillon. She is survived by: husband Dick Walrath, of Lima; son Jonathon, of Anchorage, AK; son Jason (Dana), of Wasilla, AK; stepson Rick (Natasha), of Anchorage; stepson Rodney (Karen), of Dillon; and stepson Randy (Michelle), of...
  •   Marie Lorraine (Lahd) Brewer, 93, of Dillon passed away Aug. 14, 2013, at Legacy Senior Living in Dillon. She was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, on July 18, 1920, the youngest of John and Helen Lahd’s eight children. At the age of three, she moved with her family to a farm near Fishtail. During her childhood, her family moved...
  •   “Mr. Mac” completed his earthly chores on a Sunday morning at 9:30 on Aug. 18 and went home to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We celebrate his life lived with passion and determination to love God, his family and friends above himself. Dad devoted his life to loving and serving kids and families. Upon...
  •   Bonnie Mae Megquier Brown was born at her parent’s home in Dillon on November 5, 1932. She was the youngest child and daughter of Bertellow (Bert) Winfield Megquier and Bertha Carms Megquier. Bonnie was the joy of the family and had many wonderful friends growing up. Bonnie's father, Bert, a sixth-grade graduate from Libby, became...