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The Dillon Junior Fiddlers are putting final touches on their plans for the 33rd annual Dillon Fiddle Contest on Valentine’s Day weekend, February 13-14 at the Old Depot Theater. Fiddlers from...
Educators educate each other through...
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. “We...
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Dillon rodeo queen wins state crown
It was Laramie Pursley who road into Dillon last summer, found out there was no rodeo queen contest in her new hometown and decided it was time to revive the tradition. In a week, she talked to the...

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.

Junior Fiddlers get ready for 33rd annual Dillon Fiddle Contest

The Dillon Junior Fiddlers are putting final touches on their plans for the 33rd annual Dillon Fiddle Contest on Valentine’s Day weekend, February 13-14 at the Old Depot Theater.

Fiddlers from around the Pacific Northwest will make their annual trek to Beaverhead County for the family-friendly event.

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.

Dillon rodeo queen wins state crown

Draws on local connections

It was Laramie Pursley who road into Dillon last summer, found out there was no rodeo queen contest in her new hometown and decided it was time to revive the tradition.
In a week, she talked to the Dillon Jaycees and received their blessing, found sponsors and six contestants and after an absence of well over a decade, a queen reigned on Labor Day Weekend.

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.

Jury convicts Hansen of sexual assault

Judge sets Dec. 8 sentencing date

A jury found Ben Craig Hansen, 38, guilty of felony sexual assault of a minor during a recent trial in Fifth Judicial Court at Beaverhead Courthouse.