Monthly archive

January, 2018

  • The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss on the practice court last week, and then another tough loss of a different sort playing in Helena, before rebounding to fly past Rocky Mountain College in Billings on Saturday. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • The Dillon City Council got its fill of filling vacancies during its meeting last week. Convening for the first time in 2018, the council voted to fill one of its open seats and selected a new president, as well as made appointments to a number of other positions in city government. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon...
  • At its first meeting of the new year, the Dillon City Council gained a new member. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • WEATHER FORECAST Monday: Temperatures could reach a high of 40 degrees in the afternoon but hover in the 30s the rest of the day with little chance of precipitation and SSW winds of around 8 mph with occasional gusts around double that. Monday Night: About a 15 percent chance of precipitation in the hours around midnight, when temperatures will...
  • The journey proved longer and the itinerary shorter for the no. 17 University of Montana Western men’s basketball last weekend, when the Bulldogs improved to 11-2 overall with a 92-88 triumph over Dickinson State on Saturday at the Green & Gold Classic hosted by Rocky Mountain College in Billings. For the full story and an article on the...
  • Less than two months after failing to secure a move up to its top spot, Tom Straugh is moving out of city government altogether. “I resign from the City Council effective 12/31/2017,” the Ward 3 representative and city council president for most of the past three years wrote in a single-sentence letter dated 12/29/2017 and sent to Mayor Mike...
  • This world lost an amazing man, when H. LaRon Briggs “Ron,” 61, proudly of Dillon, Montana, went to be with his best friend, Jesus Christ, in Billings, Montana, on December 27, 2017. Ron was born in Dillon, Montana, to Harold George and Joan Christenson Briggs, on Aug 9, 1956. He grew up on Briggs Ranch, having great adventures with the 17 Briggs...
  • At its first get-together of 2018, the Dillon City Council tonight will choose a new leader, a new member and vote on more than a dozen appointments to other positions in city government. The first order of that brand of business will be selecting a new council president to succeed Tom Straugh, who resigned from the council last week (see story on...

December, 2017

  • This world lost an amazing man, H. LaRon Briggs “Ron”, 61, proudly of Dillon, Montana, went to be with his best friend, Jesus Christ, in Billings, Montana, on December 27, 2017. Ron was born in Dillon, Montana, to Harold George and Joan Christenson Briggs, on Aug 9, 1956. He grew up on Briggs Ranch, having great adventures with the 17 Briggs...
  • In a shootout at an Arizona tourney played not too far from the site of the O.K. Corral, the University of Montana Western men’s basketball team took on a little more lead than they deposited in its opponent last Tuesday in Arizona. The 17th–ranked Bulldogs fell, 108-95, to fifth-ranked The Masters University Mustangs, on the final day of the...