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Dawgs sweep Saints
The Montana Western men’s and women’s basketball teams registered a rare Frontier Conference road sweep of their Carroll College counterparts on Wednesday in Helena. The Bulldogs pulled off the...
Festival of Trees
The 16th Annual Festival of Trees held a successful debut at its new venue, according to committee person Maryellen Wilkerson. “Awesome, awesome, awesome,” said Wilkerson of the two-day...
Community prepares Thanksgiving Day dinner
It seemed like a good idea at the time. And two decades later, it remains a great annual reality for hundreds of area folks and visitors. The 20th Annual Dillon Community Thanksgiving Dinner will...
Thank you, mister
  The Dillon Middle School hosted a program honoring area military veterans Friday, starting at 11 a.m. It was the 11th day of the 11th month on the 11th hour that the Armistice for World War I...

County adds Text 911 service

Promoted by county GIS coordinator

The Beaverhead County 911 Committee has implemented a Text-to-911 service to offer citizens another option to reach emergency responders in the event of an emergency.

The service can help citizens who are out of cellular telephone range but have enough coverage to send a text, the hearing impaired, or people who are in a delicate situation in which texting is the safest option to reach out for help.

Community prepares Thanksgiving Day dinner

Tables set for Thursday

It seemed like a good idea at the time.

And two decades later, it remains a great annual reality for hundreds of area folks and visitors.

District expects to save nearly $1 million over 10 years

SD10 trustees approve refinance, budget

Dillon Elementary School District 10s Board of Trustees approved a final budget of just over $6 million for Fiscal Year 2016-17 last Thursday that will include the first installment of significant savings for taxpayers realized through a bond refinancing it w

Hospital election set, school votes up in the air

With the filing of a third candidate last week, the county will be holding an election this spring for two seats on the Barrett Hospital & Healthcare Board of Trustees.

Heidi Gleason filed to run before Friday’s 5 p.m. deadline and has joined incumbents Joe Morstein and Shane Puyear as candidates for two BHH Board seats, according to Beaverhead County Election Officer Debbie Scott.

Educators educate each other through collaboration project

UMW-Dillon Middle School team up

Area teachers are teaching one another a lot about teaching as part of an ongoing collaboration between Dillon Middle School and the University of Montana Western Education Department.

Dillon teacher struggles to recover from brain surgery

Granddaughter's death adds anguish to the process

“Big-time whammy,” is how John O’Neil describes the sudden changes that a life threatening medical condition and a death have had on his family. John and his wife Deb and adult children Samantha and Steven are living day-to-day, making the best of even the smallest victories.

Revamped corners downtown raise hopes, and a few fears

Lamp posts, benches, trash cans

In the pre-dawn hour of an unseasonably chilly morning last June, local architect Kreg Jones stood on a downtown Dillon street corner, watching traffic go by.

Over the course of about a half hour, Jones observed a number of large vehicles maneuver through simulated versions of the expanded corners he was then in the process of designing for the intersection of Bannack and Montana Streets in downtown Dillon.

Chief says man did not die of injuries

Toxicology report pending

The recent death of Alex Xavier Lee Knapp, 21 of Dillon, did not result from injuries from a fight according to Dillon Police Chief Paul Craft, who said trauma has been ruled out.

Injuries sustained in a fight were, “more superficial than anything,” Craft said this week.

City publishes master plan draft

Downtown business district revitalization

Two plans regarding future local development, both a long time in the making and remaking, are undergoing final adjustments in preparation for their appearances on the next Dillon City Council agenda.

In the meantime, people in the community can take a look at the latest drafts of the Downtown Dillon Master Plan and the update to the City of Dillon, Montana Growth Policy.

City publishes master plan draft

Downtown business district revitalization

Two plans regarding future local development, both a long time in the making and remaking, are undergoing final adjustments in preparation for their appearances on the next Dillon City Council agenda.

In the meantime, people in the community can take a look at the latest drafts of the Downtown Dillon Master Plan and the update to the City of Dillon, Montana Growth Policy.