Monthly archive

February, 2014

  • 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...
  •   A good job lured Dick Achter to Dillon in the 1970s, and now, as a member of Dillon’s City Council, he wants to help the city provide more good jobs for its citizens. “We need to have the city continue to grow economically, we need a vital downtown,” said Achter, who rejoined the Council in 2014, after winning as a write-...
  •   Whether it means building a ramp for his pet dog Winston, who is suffering from hip displacement, participating in Search & Rescue missions, or serving in city government, Bill Shafer describes himself as “a person who can’t just sit around and be idle.” That work ethic led the retired Shafer to run and win in November...
  •   After a long absence from city government, Swede Troedsson has returned to the Dillon City Council, a body he previously served on for 12 years. Troedsson earned a spot again on the Council in November, when he won the Ward 4 seat vacated by retiring Councilperson Randy Gustine. “People came up and congratulated me after the election...
  •   The Class A Dillon Beavers wiped out Class B Whitehall on Thursday and then in the featured event on the week, suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of Helena Capital in a battle of the top-ranked AA and A schools. Capital bounced Dillon to 10-1 on the season with a 61-46 victory at Dillon’s B.W. Lodge Gym. “It...