Monthly archive

May, 2017

  • WEATHER FORECAST Tuesday, May 16: Mostly cloudy with gusting winds, a high of around 55 and a 40 percent chance of rain in late afternoon. Tuesday night: FARMERS AND GARDENERS ALERT! Windchill could drop below freezing, due to an expected low temperature of 35 degrees and gusting winds above 20 mph. Chance of precipitation rising to 70 percent,...
  • WEATHER FORECAST Monday, May 15: Mostly cloudy with light winds and a high near 55. Monday night: Gardeners’ Alert! A windchill as low as 28 degrees is expected, with temperatures dropping to 34 and isolated showers forecast. Tuesday, May 16: Mostly cloudy with gusting winds, a high of around 55 and a 50 percent chance of rain. Tuesday night:...
  • The main topic was parking in downtown Dillon. But the City Council meeting and public hearing last week it dominated, clogged and ultimately overwhelmed, seemed more a big-city traffic jam. Many maneuvers were openly contemplated and attempted, and views expressed last Wednesday night by the dozens of people who crammed into City Council Chambers...
  • “I am really excited about this. It’s going to be great,” said Lori Roberts yesterday, her second on the job as the new director of the Dillon City Library. “I love being in the library, how people always seem happy when they come in,” added the Dillon native, who was a regular at the local library during her childhood. “It’s really incredible we...
  • Friday–Sunday May 12–14 Weather, Events, Deadlines WEEKEND WEATHER Friday, May 12: The National Weather Service is forecasting a 50% chance of rain showers in the Dillon area today, with thunderstorms possible in the later afternoon—and that storms could be severe with hail and high, damaging winds. The high temperature is expected to be 71....
  • The BCHS boys and girls tennis teams notched seven match victories without a defeat before threatening weather forced the premature end of their meet with Butte Central on Thursday afternoon in Dillon. The Dillon Beavers got wins in girls singles from Mariah McClure and Nicole Hritsco, boys singles by Bradley Rakich, Jonathan Leonardson and Caleb...
  • The Dillon City Council last week cut back on its hours to just about an hour. After convening two weeks earlier for a total of approximately four hours for a public hearing on zoning and its final regular meeting of April (plus and an additional meeting five nights later to cover agenda items the regular meeting adjourned before getting to), the...
  • Pitching tends to dominate early-season play, and the Laurel Dodgers always seem to boast dominating pitching. So, the double dose of difficulty the Dodger hurlers posed for Dillon Cub hitters in an American Legion twin bill Saturday at Cubs Can-Am Field seemed about as expected and still vexing as an 0-2 slider from New York Met ace Noah...
  • With spring breaking out in Dillon, thoughts of locals have turned to fishing, golf, gardening—and the upcoming municipal election in November. The deadline for candidates to register for a spot on the ballot opened on April 20 and will close June 17, noted Beaverhead County Elections Administrator Debbie Scott in a letter she sent last month to...
  • In keeping with its subject, the Dillon Jaycees Auxiliary ceremony to honor extraordinary area women packed the room and the nominee lists at a ceremony at Beaverhead Brewing Co. in downtown Dillon on Monday evening. The event featured an overflow crowd and more than a dozen area women nominated in two categories. Kathleen Martinell gained...