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Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • With Mayor Mike Klakken out of town at a municipal training for Montana city administrators, the Dillon City Council met last Wednesday with its president, Tom Straugh, running the proceedings. Near the end of last Wednesday’s meeting, the Council voted unanimously to approve waiving the city’s $250 water and sewer connection fee....
  • Beaverhead Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture is hosting the the inagueral Black Tie and Boots Award Dinner and Dance on Friday night. John Rogers, Chief Business Development Officer from the Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development, will be the featured speaker. Rogers will touch on current trends within the state and how his...
  • The Montana Board of Regents (BOR) held their March meeting at the University of Montana Western on Thursday and Friday last week. The agenda dealt primarily with housekeeping issues as the 16 units of the Montana University System (MUS) move towards presenting their budgets for the next biennium at the May Board of Regents meeting in Havre. Once...
  • Lee Pelletier, the voice of the Dillon Beavers on KDBM-KBEV, refers to Dillon senior point guard Nate Simkins as the Magic Man. Simkins made magic happen in the state A boys basketball championship game Saturday night at Missoula's Dahlberg Arena with a career-high 28 points on 7 of 11 shooting from beyond the arc to do his part in helping his...
  • Something didn't feel quite right from the start of Tuesday night's first-round Frontier Conference tournament game in Dillon between the University of Great Falls and host Montana Western. And by the end, it all felt terribly wrong for the Bulldogs. The third-seeded University of Montana Western men's basketball team fell, 67-64, to sixth seed...

February, 2016

  • Dillon elementary teacher Deb O’Neil has transferred from the Kindred Care Unit in Seattle, Wash., to a rehabilitation facility in Kalispell according to her husband John.  Deb, underwent brainstem surgery for a tumor on Nov. 25, and suffered a surgery stroke. “Her condition is improving,” said John.  “She’...
  • Area teachers are teaching one another a lot about teaching as part of an ongoing collaboration between Dillon Middle School and the University of Montana Western Education Department. “We’re using the knowledge from the college and the experience from the public school classrooms,” said UMW Associate Professor Dr. Laura Straus...
  • With the filing of a third candidate last week, the county will be holding an election this spring for two seats on the Barrett Hospital & Healthcare Board of Trustees. Heidi Gleason filed to run before Friday’s 5 p.m. deadline and has joined incumbents Joe Morstein and Shane Puyear as candidates for two BHH Board seats, according to...
  • The Dillon Junior Fiddlers are putting final touches on their plans for the 33rd annual Dillon Fiddle Contest on Valentine’s Day weekend, February 13-14 at the Old Depot Theater. Fiddlers from around the Pacific Northwest will make their annual trek to Beaverhead County for the family-friendly event. The judges for the contest this year are...

January, 2016

  • Not a day goes by without someone bemoaning the lack of public access to private lands in the West. Gone are the good old days, some say, when landowners welcomed visitors. Today, it often seems like there are "NO TRESPASSING" signs across every gate and orange paint on every fence post, blocking public access to hiking, fishing and...