Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   Tuf Teancum Stoker showed up a week earlier than expected, but just in time to claim the distinction as the first baby born in Dillon in 2015. Birthed by mom Charlie Stoker at 12:33 p.m. on Saturday with a lot of help from Dr. Kelly Smith at Barrett Hospital & Healthcare, Tuf weighed seven pounds ten ounces upon arrival, and has been...
  •   Dropping your beloved pet off at Dillon’s Dog Tired Pet Boarding when you head out of town on vacation could relieve you of all worries except one: the sneaking suspicion that your dog may be having a better time than you are. Dog Tired boards pets in a specially designed, climate-controlled 2000-square-foot building with kennels and...
  •   The Dillon Lady Beavers made a statement last week, a couple of them actually, both emphatic. The Beavs opened up the first week of Southwestern A Conference play by humbling Corvallis, 52-29, and then stomping Anaconda 69-42. Fresh off of a win over top-ranked Hamilton, the Corvallis Lady Blue Devils came into BW Lodge on Friday looking to...
  •   The Dillon Beavers opened their Southwestern A Conference slate with a pair of wins, topping highly regarded Corvallis on the road Friday night, and blasting Anaconda in Dillon on Saturday. “It was a big win on the road against a very good basketball team that has some really good players,” said Dillon coach Terry Thomas of the...
  • The Montana Western Bulldog football program found another Bull-eaver last week, when it signed All-State Beaver standout J.D. Ferris to stay in Dillon to play his college ball. “Over Christmas break, I got together with the family and we decided this would be the best choice for me,” said Ferris, moments after signing on the dotted line to play...
  • The Montana Western men’s basketball team led from the first minute but needed a 16-0 run over the final four minutes of Friday’s game in Straugh Gymnasium to finally put away visiting Lethbridge, 96-74. The win extended the Bulldogs’ winning streak to nine games and upped their season record to 11-3. After seeing newcomers power their team’s...

December, 2014

  • The Montana Western men’s basketball team on Monday took its rubber game of the season against Dickinson State University, outlasting the Blue Hawks, 85-75, on the opening day of the Hampton Inn Classic tournament in Billings. Western forward Dexter Williams Jr. came up with perhaps his most impressive performance in his increasingly impressive...
  • It wasn’t so good to be The King’s on Tuesday at the Hampton Inn Classic basketball tournament in Billings. The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team overcame a cold-shooting first half to overwhelm The King’s University College, 101-53. The game marked the eighth straight win and second trip over the century mark this month for the...
  •   Near the end of last Tuesday’s hearing in Fifth Judicial District Court in Dillon on whether a recall election against three Dillon City Councilpersons should proceed, the attorneys involved stated they were content to let Judge Loren Tucker render a decision without further input from them. But Tucker decided to take more time to...
  •   We are lucky to live in Dillon and Beaverhead County.  At every turn, there is a sign that points to a group of people who care about the people and traditions of the past, present and future.  One such sign shines a bright light on Beaverhead County High School and the Board of Trustees and administrators who create a positive...