Monthly archive

March, 2015

  •   The Dillon Lady Beavers completed an otherwise successful season at Hamilton Monday night against Butte Central in a bid to advance to the State A tournament this weekend at Hamilton.  The Maroons handed Dillon (13-8) their second straight loss at the Southwestern A Divisional tourney. Dillon entered the tourney as the conference...
  •   With its wide variety of quality clothing, gift items food and fun available seven days a week, the Old Bullpen Plaza on South Atlantic Street in Dillon qualifies as its own, unique shopping and activity center. “We’re all about customer service, 110 percent of the time,” said Old Bullpen owner Brian Johansson. Opened...
  •   Tomorrow is the deadline for applying for one of the open seats on the Dillon City Council, according to Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken. Three recent resignations from Dillon’s eight-member City Council left vacancies that can be filled by any city resident who lives in Ward 2, Ward 3 or Ward 4 and is at least 18 years old and a citizen of...
  • January 15, 2014 At its first regularly scheduled City Council meeting after the seating of new Mayor Mike Klakken earlier that month, the Dillon City Council votes to reject Klakken’s appointments for city attorney and city treasurer. The Council indicates that it prefers that the city retain then-City Attorney Duke Gilbert and then-City...
  • The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team controlled its postseason destiny heading into the final week of the regular season. But destiny slipped away and moved in with Lewis-Clark State College. No. 22 LCSC beat the no. 11 Bulldogs, 92-85, on Saturday night in Lewiston, ID, to finish the regular season in a tie for first place in...

February, 2015

  • The Bulldogs celebration will have to wait another two days. And by then, it could be downsized by half. The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team failed to wrap up the Frontier Conference regular season crown on Thursday night, when they fell, 80-71, to Montana Tech in Butte. The loss, coupled with second-place Lewis-Clark State...
  •   It doesn’t matter whether you’re in Corpus Christi, Texas, Luxton, British Columbia, or Grande Prairie,Alta.; mention the name ‘Hoover’ and people know who you’re talking about. Gerald ‘Hoover’ Hays passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at the age of 58 years. He was born on February 12, 1956...
  •   Terry W Sandall, 70, of Dell, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Thursday, Feb. 19. Terry was born to Arden L. Sandall and Joan Weaver Sandall on Jan. 30, 1945, in Ogden, UT. He attended schools in Davis County, UT. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had his dream job working on a cattle ranch in...
  •   Three members of the Dillon City Council resigned their positions at last week’s regular Council meeting, while a fourth indicated he would also soon leave office. Councilperson Swede Troedsson announced just before the start of the public comment period at the end of last Wednesday’s meeting that he would be leaving his...
  •   The Dillon Beavers closed out the regular season with dominating wins over Stevensville and Corvallis to punctuate their regular season Southwestern A Conference championship.  Dillon advances to the divisional tournament at Hamilton this weekend as the top-seed in the league. Dillon faced the Yellowjackets at Stevensville Friday night...