Monthly archive

July, 2017

  • Vehicles of many shapes and sizes drove onto the Beaverhead County Fairgrounds for the 2017 Dillon Jaycees Demo Derby last Saturday. And then they drove into one another. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune. For a gallery of photos from the event, go to https://dillontribune.smugmug.com/Demo-Derby-2017/
  • Representatives from the Dillon Elementary School District #10 Board of Trustees and its two non-teachers unions this month reached a tentative agreement on contracts for the coming school year. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • Road repair issues will take the center lane at tonight’s meeting of the Dillon City Council. For the full story, see today's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • On December 15, 1924, Rosella Marie Robison was born so small the doctors didn’t think she’d make it through the night. She was the ninth of ten children born to Philip and Margaret Engler. The Englers took her to their Red Lodge home and set her in a flannel-lined shoe box on the oven door. Rose survived the night and 92 more years. She passed...
  • Tribune Weekstarter Monday, July 17 WEATHER Monday: Partly cloudy skies with temperatures rising into low 80s in late afternoon, when chances of rain will elevate to around 15 percent; SW winds up to 9 mph. Monday Night: Mostly clear with temperatures declining to around 50 by dawn, with NNE winds of 8 mph and little chance of precipitation after...
  • WEEKEND WEATHER Friday: HEAT ALERT! Only small chance of isolated showers with temperatures rising into low 90s in afternoon, when winds will shift to from NE to SW and rise to near 10 mph. Friday Night: Temperatures falling to about 60 degrees by dawn, with light winds from the south. Saturday: HEAT ALERT! High into low 90s again in early...
  • After a long struggle with dementia, Colleen Y. Trinder, age 79, passed away peacefully during the early morning hours of March 28, 2017, surrounded by her children. To the end, she retained her sense of humor, wit and incredible love for her children. Colleen was born December 31, 1937, to Claude Trinder and Hazel Akers, in Poplar. She grew up...
  • Jace Fitzgerald pitched a no-hitter, staking out one of the high points of Dillon’s 2017 season during the Cubs three victories over the past two weeks at a pair of out-of-town tournaments. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • No injuries or significant damages to property occurred. But many people in Dillon and throughout the region got a rude awakening early Thursday morning from a powerful earthquake that stirred many people from their slumbers. “I was asleep at home in bed when it struck. It woke me up,” said Dillon resident Lynn Giles of the temblor that rumbled...
  • The Dillon City Council last week met under a light agenda anchored by an appointment and two relatively weighty matters that floated into limbo—one near the start and the other close to the conclusion of the July 5 get-together. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.