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March, 2017

  • The University of Montana Western women's basketball team got a critical victory snatched away in the final minute on Friday night in a Frontier Conference semifinal tournament game in Havre Ahead almost the entire game, the third-seeded Lady Bulldogs got overtaken by a Jacy Thompson 3-point shot from near the top of the arc that set the final...

February, 2017

  • The University of Montana Western women's basketball team saved its best for the beginning of the last stretch of the season with a dominating 76-47 win over Rocky Mountain College in the first round of the Frontier Conference Tournament in Dillon on Tuesday. The victory earned the Dawgs a trip to Havre on Friday to take on MSU Northern in the...
  • The University of Montana Western women's basketball team saved its best for the beginning of the last stretch of the season with a dominating 76-47 win over Rocky Mountain College in the first round of the Frontier Conference Tournament in Dillon on Tuesday. The victory earned the Dawgs a trip to Havre on Friday to take on MSU Northern in the...
  • LoyDean Piper, age 83, passed away on February 25. She was preceded in death by: her husband, John Piper; and her sister, Marlys Ricks. She is survived by: brothers James (Elaine) Munday and Russell (Sonja) Munday; son Randy Piper; and numerous nieces and nephews. LoyDean was a 25-year employee of Safeway. Because of her top-tier checking service...
  • Alfred Thomas (Tony) Woods passed peacefully on February 23, at the Ruby Valley Hospital in Sheridan. He was born to Earl and Grace (Weingart) Woods on his great-grandfather’s homestead near Silver Star, on September 2, 1930. Tony attended school in Silver Star and Twin Bridges. He graduated in 1948 from Twin Bridges High School, where he...
  • Voters approved the sale of $9.85 million worth of general obligation bonds to finance a major facility improvement project for Beaverhead County High School’s main building as well as improvments to the B.W. Lodge Gym building and construction of a new vocational-technical structure. The election was conducted by mail-in balloting, and the...
  • The University of Montana Western men's and women's basketball teams each scored a key conference win over I-15 rival Montana Tech on Saturday in Dillon. With their 78-66 triumph over Tech in Straugh Gymnasium, the no. 13 UMW men (22-6 overall, 12-4 in the Frontier Conference) locked up a first-round bye in the conference tourney set for the first...
  • The University of Montana Western men's basketball team earned a decisive and important victory over visiting Lewis-Clark State College on Thursday night in Dillon. Overwhelming the Warriors in just about every aspect of the game, the Bulldogs (11-4) scored a 95-66 triumph that pushed them a game and a half ahead of LCSC (10-6) in the battle for...