Dillon Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike McGinley has been on some of the most memorable structure fires in the Dillon area over the past 29 years, and his decision to step away has brought a rush of memories from those times.
He announced to the department he would be retiring and nominations for new officers were made at the monthly March...
Almost everyone knows someone named Bill Johnson, but not everyone knew William Fredrick Johnson, who was somewhat of a legend among those who knew and loved him for a variety of reasons.
Our Bill Johnson was born on October 23, 1936, to Frank and Lena (Fairbanks) Johnson in Mahomen, MN, joining six older siblings. At age 12, Bill was orphaned and...
The search for Montana Western’s provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs has concluded with the interview phase of the three finalists.
Steve Gammon, James DuMond, and Deborah Hedeen each spent two days on campus over the past eight days, meeting with various groups on campus during an extensive interview process.
According to Vice...
Five candidates have already thrown their proverbial hats into the proverbial ring.
But anyone else interested in running for the two seats up for election this spring on the seven-seat Dillon Elementary School District 10 Board of Trustees still has until the end of the day Thursday to file.
To get on the ballot, a candidate needs to fill out a...
The March 14 filing deadline for state and county offices has passed and
at least for now, the fields have been set.
There is an option going forward for write-in candidates, but county incumbents can rest easy, while races for the Barrett Hospital Board of Directors, House District
71, House District 72, and Senate District 36 will provide the...
The Beaverhead County Commission addressed road concerns at their
regular meeting Monday at Beaverhead County Courthouse.
The commission gave County Road Supervisor Scott Jones authority to purchase a used asphalt patching machine, and met with Karl Yakawich of Great West Engineering to discuss moving forward with the Ten Mile Road Project.
The no. 22 University of Montana Western men’s basketball team on Wednesday night suffered a season-ending loss to no. 9 William Penn University in the opening round the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship tournament in Kansas City.
For a full recap of the game and the Bulldogs’ season, see next week’s Dillon Tribune.
The Dawgs did it.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team gained a spot in the 32-team field announced Wednesday night for the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship tournament in Kansas City, starting next week.
Seeded sixth in the eight-team Naismith Bracket of the tourney, the Bulldogs (19-12) will take on third-...
Kathleen Grace Tayne passed away quietly on March 5, in Dillon.
Kathleen, Kitty, was born on June 20, 1948, to William and Leone Tayne in Dillon. Kitty graduated with honors from Beaverhead County High School and then graduated from Western Montana College with a degree in Education, majoring in art and English. She later received her Masters of...
Gregg Hilton, a longtime resident of Dillon, passed away Feb. 12, in Bozeman, at the age of 91. He was a former owner and managing partner of the Flying N Ranch and later worked as a realtor for ranching properties in the Dillon area. His home was the mushroom-shaped house on the top of the hill overlooking the college.
Gregg was born Sept. 4,...