Monthly archive

February, 2014

  • The Dillon City Council’s Finance Committee voted unanimously Jan. 31 to recommend extending health insurance benefits to new Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken as part of his annual compensation package. Since Klakken’s election in November, some discussion had arisen about whether the city should or could afford to offer those benefits to...
  •   “Because it’s there” serves as the only motivation necessary for many climbers to set out to scale a majestic mountain. “Because it’s there” is also motivating Dillon trucker Matt Hopkins in his current quest to conquer Mount Aconcagua, the highest mountain in Argentina and the entire Western hemisphere....
  •   The top-ranked Dillon Beavers improved to 12-1 on the season and 6-0 in Southwestern A conference play with a pair of lopsided wins last week.  At Dillon Tuesday, the Beavers crushed Livingston, 67-21, in a Class A non-conference matchup, and Thursday at Anaconda, the Beavers won 60-46 in a league counter. The Beavers visit the Maroon...
  •   The Dillon wrestling team wrapped up its regular season at home last Thursday against Butte High before turning its attention to the Southwest A Divisional Tournament in Butte this Saturday. The always competitive AA Butte Bulldogs came down on Thursday evening to provide one last regular-season test for the Beavers.  “It was a...
  • After many months of planning and preparation, the Dillon Tribune is going digital — or, more accurately, adding digital delivery to our product line, which includes the home-delivered newspaper itself and its recently revamped website at www.dillontribune.com. The Dillon Tribune, which is now in its 133rd year and still going strong, has...

January, 2014

  • Two months after voting to enact a plan by City Council President David Spehar to reduce the number of its committees from nine to six, the Dillon City Council voted to endorse Spehar’s plan to increase its committee memberships from three to four at a special City Council meeting Jan. 27. But new Mayor Mike Klakken and a former city...
  •   Robert Hugh Briggs, Sr. (Hugh) died on January 24 in Dillon. The son of John William and Florence Emma Mayer Briggs, he was born in McKinnon, WY, on August 16, 1931. Hugh had three older brothers: Harold, Dick and Jack. His childhood was wonderful, as the tag-a-long, helping his parents, his brothers and their spouses work the Wyoming ranch...
  •   Margaret Cervelli entered into her garden in Heaven on Jan. 22. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Cervelli. She is survived by: brother Patrick (Jan) Nolan and sister Mary Ellen (Arnold) Brunii; children Tim (Linda) Cervelli, John (Barbara) Cervelli, Kathy (Harvey) Martinez and Dr. Rubye (Reid) Cervelli.She will be missed by...
  •   Paul Eugene Davis, 90, of Dillon, passed away at Parkview Acres Care and Rehabilitation Center on January 17, 2014. He was born on March 31, 1923, in Tacoma, WA, to Clyde E. and Edna M. Davis. He leaves behind: his loving wife of 69 years, Millicent; sons Craig and Keith; grandson Steven; and three great-grandchildren. Paul served our...