Monthly archive

July, 2017

  • 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.
  • Argenta’s Jessica Lynn Kelly sent a letter to her favorite author this spring. Last month, the Dillon Middle School student finally got a reply—a letter informing her that she had won the Montana Center for the Book and Humanities Montana Letters About Literature Contest in her age group. For the full article, see this week's print edition of...
  • WEATHER FORECAST Monday: High temperatures in mid-80s under partly cloudy skies, with a 10–15 percent chance of precipitation in the afternoon and SW winds gusting up to 25 mph. Monday night: Temperatures dropping steadily after midnight to mid-50s by dawn, with almost no chance of precipitation and light winds shifting to from the north. Tuesday...
  • Weekend Weather Friday: HEAT ALERT. Temperatures expected to rise into low 90s in afternoon under partly cloudy skies, with almost no chance of precipitation and SSE winds occasionally gusting above 10 mph. Friday Night: Temperatures dropping steadily after nightfall to low beath 60 by dawn, with chance of rain remaining low and light north wind....
  • Franklin Dee Kluesner (Sr.) died July 1. Frank was born in Lima, on Sept. 26, 1940. Survivors include: wife Ada Kluesner, of Dillon; sons Frank II (Dillon), Larry (Lima) and Shane/Maria (Meeteetse, WY); and daughter Heidi (Meeteetse, WY). The Memorial Service will be held at the Lima Community Church on Saturday July 8, at noon, by Brundage...
  • No injuries or significant property damage have been reported, but many people in Dillon and throughout the region got stirred from their slumbers early Thursday morning by a powerful earthquake emanating from western Montana. Epi-centered about five miles southeast of Lincoln--which sits around 160 miles north of Dillon--the earthquake struck at...
  • Only one person besides incumbents signed up for spots on the ballot for Dillon’s municipal election this year by Monday’s deadline, according to documents obtained Tuesday from the Beaverhead County Election Office. But one of those incumbents signed up to run against another of them for the top spot in Dillon government, and one city council...
  • The July 11 Survivors Dinner in Dillon will take participants to Hawaii to help honor the long, sometimes hard, often exhilarating path of life they continue to walk and dance down following their cancer diagnoses. “The Survivors Dinner is an event to honor survivors and recognize the journey they are travelling,” explained Misti Wahl of the...
  • In a highly unusual move at the last Dillon City Council meeting, City Treasurer Neal Straus submitted a pair of financial reports for the month of May to the council—but then asked that the council not vote to accept them. “The reports in your packets are for your information only,” Straus advised the council members during his city treasurer...
  • Somebody up there clearly loves baseball. And the Dillon Cubs. And longtime Cubs Manager Gail Whitworth, who got called up to the biggest league of all last summer and seems to have already earned a spot helping arrange the outcomes of baseball games. Because warm, sunny skies were delivered for the Cubs’ home doubleheader at Cubs Can-Am Field...