• strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.

Monthly archive

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...
  • 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...
  • The no. 22 University of Montana Western women’s basketball team leveraged a remarkable first-half defensive performance to vault over Carroll College, 61-43, on Tuesday night in Helena. Holding their hosts to just 11 points in the first half, the Lady Bulldogs gained a 21-point lead that held up in a more evenly contested second half. The victory...
  • In a key battle Tuesday night for home-court advantage in the upcoming Frontier Conference playoffs, the Montana Western and Carroll College men’s basketball teams showed that home-court advantage may be a disadvantage when they meet. The no. 13 UMW Bulldogs staged a late rally to overcome Carroll, 77-71, for their second victory this season in...

January, 2017

  • Stephen L. Lewis passed away Friday, January 20, in Dillon. On September 8, 1941, Stephen Leo Lewis was born to Leo Lewis and Bernice J. Whitehead Lewis. He joined his parents and sisters Janice and Renee in Rexburg, Idaho, to complete this little family unit. In 1952, the Lewis family moved to Dillon, where Leo, a millwright, was employed to...
  • Edward A. Swetish passed away Friday, January 20. Ed was born May 23, 1923, on a farm west of Dillon to Mike and Amanda Swetish. Edward attended Beaverhead County High School. Following Ed’s graduating from BCHS, he enrolled in the Kingman Business University in Spokane, Washington, taking courses in accounting in the fall of 1942. Ed never got to...