Monthly archive

June, 2017

  • WEEKEND WEATHER Friday: Zero chance of precipitation under sunny skies, with temperatures rising to about 70 degrees in late afternoon and winds of around 10 mph. Friday Night: Temperatures dropping to about 43 near dawn, with NNE winds driving wind chill factor to just above freezing. Little to no chance of precipitation. Saturday: Mostly sunny...
  • Lucille L Nellis passed away in Dillon on June 20, at the age of 102. Lucille is survived by seven of her eight children, who live throughout the western US.
  • Joe Carroll, sharp and alert at age 94, received a prestigious award from the French government last week for his heroics during World War II. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • He never played a game for the Dillon Cubs. But Gail Whitworth still stands as one of the eternal MVPs of the team for all he did in helping establish the program and in guiding the Cubs into American Legion baseball prominence. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • The winning fish may not have been as big as last year’s, but the smiles were just as large and plentiful at the 2017 Kids Fish Day on Saturday at the Kid’s Fishing Pond on Swenson Way in Dillon. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • 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...
  • DEADLINE Ballot signup deadline Mon. Today, Monday, June 19 will be the last day to sign up for a spot on the ballot in area municipal elections this year, when the positions of mayor in Dillon and Lima, as well as a number of city council seats and the Dillon city court judge position will go up before voters. Those who want to run for office...
  • The Dillon City Council last week took the first step toward local voters in November to ask for their approval for a property tax hike to fund the hiring additional police officers. “What this would do is place it on the ballot and then people get to vote to decide. And only then can we bring in the money to pay for it,” explained Dillon Mayor...
  • Ranging in age from 12 to 18, Dillon’s Andrew sisters offer a wide range of professional services through their new Four Sisters business venture. “It was actually our mom’s idea,” said the oldest Andrew sister, Finley, of the notion to start the family summer business that launched on Memorial Day. “She figured there was four of us who can do...
  • The Missoula Pioneers scored two big wins on Sunday to complete a 5-0 weekend sweep and earn the title at the 2017 Maybelle Arthur Tournament on Cubs Can-Am Field in Dillon. Before falling to the Pioneers in the tourney finale, the host Dillon Cubs notched an impressive win in the early afternoon on Sunday, when they took out the Gallatin Valley...