Monthly archive

May, 2017

  • Clyde Robert Smith Jr., 92, of Dillon, passed away at his home on May 17. He was born at the family homestead on September 14, 1924, to Clyde Hunter and Madge Suzannah Ray Smith, in Dillon. He was the fifth of a family of eight. In 1928, the family moved to a ranch nine miles north of Dillon on the Twin Bridges road where they lived until 1977,...
  • The Dillon boys and girls tennis teams leveraged individual championship runs in three of the four brackets to take their respective team titles at the Southwest A Division Tennis Tournament in Butte on Friday. Look for a full recap of the divisional tourney in this week'sprint edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • The Dillon City Council will host a 6:45 p.m. public hearing on proposed amendments to the city's budget today, Wednesday, May 17, prior to their 7 p.m. regular meeting, which includes numerous items on its agenda. For the full story, see the print edition of this week's Dillon Tribune.
  • Merc Fly Shop will hold its grand opening a 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, in the Old Bullpen building at 435 S. Atlantic St. in Dillon. Attendees can get free coffee and refreshments, be eligible for giveaways from Patagonia, YETI, Bauer Reels and Tight Line, get food from the Old Bullpen and purchase shuttle rides to fishing holes along...
  • A winter storm in mid-spring hit the area on Wednesday morning, with wet snow accumulating on the ground and sticking to trees and plants. And more snow could be on the way, a lot more depending on where you are or plan on travelling to. Temperatures rising into the low 40s are expected to turn the snow into rain by 11 a.m. for lower elevations....
  • The Dillon Beavers softball team came out best in a slug fest against visiting Corvallis on Tuesday. With big offensive contributions from Kierra Tippets, Scout Voss, Erica Rude and Kylee Pittman, Dillon hammered out a 19-11 victory on the field behind Dillon Middle School, where Pittman tag-teamed with sister Adrianna to go the seven-inning...
  • Lee, of Dillon, MT, was born in The Dalles, Oregon, moving at age three to Sheridan, MT, where he was raised by his mother, Shirley Felton, and adopted by Frank Spuhler. Lee married Donna DesRosier, on April 2, 1954, and had two sons, Brian and Kevin. Lee was very passionate about education, graduating from Sheridan High School in 1951, receiving...
  • WEATHER FORECAST Tuesday, May 16: Mostly cloudy with gusting winds, a high of around 55 and a 40 percent chance of rain in late afternoon. Tuesday night: FARMERS AND GARDENERS ALERT! Windchill could drop below freezing, due to an expected low temperature of 35 degrees and gusting winds above 20 mph. Chance of precipitation rising to 70 percent,...
  • WEATHER FORECAST Monday, May 15: Mostly cloudy with light winds and a high near 55. Monday night: Gardeners’ Alert! A windchill as low as 28 degrees is expected, with temperatures dropping to 34 and isolated showers forecast. Tuesday, May 16: Mostly cloudy with gusting winds, a high of around 55 and a 50 percent chance of rain. Tuesday night:...
  • The main topic was parking in downtown Dillon. But the City Council meeting and public hearing last week it dominated, clogged and ultimately overwhelmed, seemed more a big-city traffic jam. Many maneuvers were openly contemplated and attempted, and views expressed last Wednesday night by the dozens of people who crammed into City Council Chambers...