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Monthly archive

October, 2015

  • Last Wednesday morning Beaverhead County High School implemented an evacuation as specified through the school’s Emergency Management Plan due to a threat scribbled on a bathroom stall wall. Superintendent Gary Haverfield explained that the administration’s first obligation is the safety of the students and officials will always err...
  • Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken is hoping to soon hire longtime city resident Richard Miller as a temporary administrative assistant to help the city operate for several more months without a city director of operations. Miller said he thinks a deal could be finalized early next week after he returns to Dillon from a trip out of state. A retired...
  • In late summer of 2014, the water of the Upper Beaverhead River became markedly cloudy – or turbid. Biologists took note and monitored the conditions, and the river cleared up in the fall. However, after a stretch of warm weather in late spring of 2015, the Upper Beaverhead began running turbid again and has remained that way ever since. To...
  • The Beaverhead County Study Commission has recommended to the Beaverhead County Commission that there be no changes to the current form of county government. In a report issued by the three-member study commission – Scott Marsh, Mitch Staley and Stacey Reynolds – response from the people at 15 separate public meetings suggested that...
  • She started on the job in January, months after impressing nearly everyone involved in her hiring process that she was the best candidate. But Dr. Beth Weatherby officially began her tenure as the 22nd chancellor of the University of Montana Western on Saturday afternoon in an inauguration ceremony in Beier Auditorium. “That was exciting,...

September, 2015

  • Beaverhead County High School Superintendent Gary Haverfield announced on Monday at the Sept. meeting of the Beaverhead County High School Board of Trustees that the school had received yet another national award.  Haverfield told the board that the school earned Safe Sports School 1st Team recognition from the National Athletic Trainers...
  • The Beaverhead County Commissioners received the estimate to fix the vandalized motor grader and the cost could exceed $100,000.  The county’s insurance carrier, MaCo, will foot the bill less the $2,000 deductible. Vandals fired over 30 shots into the grader from a short distance while it was parked on Hogback Road sometime between Aug...
  • Dillon City Director of Operations J.S. Turner remains out of City Hall after being placed on administrative leave by Mayor Mike Klakken for two weeks, starting last Tuesday, Sept. 8. Turner announced that he had been put on paid leave at a Zoning Commission meeting that evening. After Turner made his being placed on non-voluntary leave public,...
  • Dillon Beaver football coach Rick Nordahl understands the nuances of championship football – never hestitate, go for victory. Dillon scored late and instead of settling for the tie, went for the two-point conversion and victory. The deciding pass from first-year starting quarterback Troy Andersen to Carson Hritsco, gave Dillon a 22-21 win....
  • The University of Montana Western football team pushed the premise that the best offense is a good defense to its logical and logistical extremes in its 2015 season opener on Saturday in Billings. The Dawgs’ D forced eight turnovers that led, eventually and often immediately, to seven Western touchdowns to propel UMW to a stunning 49-6 road...