The book is closing on Dillon’s “open container law.”
The Dillon City Council last week endorsed the second reading of an ordinance that will, among other things, repeal the city’s 22-year-old ban on carrying an open container of alcohol or drinking from one in many public places in the city.
“I thoroughly believe...
Officials at the University of Montana Western said official 15th day enrollment figures show the university’s student head count is 1,501, up nine percent over last year.
In addition, this is the second consecutive year Montana Western has broken the modern record for first time students enrolling at the university.
UMW Registrar and...
With the recent adoption of the Beaverhead County Budget for fiscal year 2016-17, the Beaverhead County Commissioners approved an across-the-board raise for elected officials and all employees.
The raises were an effort to bring Beaverhead County employees to a compensation level to an average equal to other comparable counties, according to...
After suffering two straight, tough, late losses, the Montana Western football team made quick, relatively easy work of MSU Northern in a 50-6 league victory in Dillon on Saturday afternoon.
Running backs Hunter Thomsen and Austin Urlacher each registered a long TD run before the game was 10 minutes old to begin the Bulldogs' climb to a 38-3...
The Dillon City Council tonight will vote on the second reading of a proposed ordinance that would repeal the city’s “open container” law and amend certain aspects of its regulation of special events and parades.
That matter will be taken up, along with other issues, at the second regular meeting of September of the Dillon City...
Dillon Police Chief Paul Craft says that on Sept. 8, a call came in to the dispatch center that a resident heard a loud bang and shortly after detected a gas leak. The dispatch received the information at 11:57 p.m.
Dillon Police and Dillon Volunteer Fire Department responded to the alley of the 200 block of Chestnut Street. The investigation...
Southern Oregon University traveled nearly the length of the field to score with under a minute left to snatch a late, 24-20 victory from visiting Montana Western on Saturday.
Behind by three points with under three minutes remaining, SOU secured the come-from-behind victory by driving 89 yards in nine plays in just under two minutes to score on a...
Eastern Oregon University’s football team received votes in the final NAIA preseason coaches poll that came out last month, but not quite enough to crack the top 25.
Considering the Mountaineers impressive performances over the past two weeks, they might get enough votes to crack the top 10 when the first regular season poll comes out Monday.
Late summer has come to the American West, and across the sagebrush sea that extends over multiple states from Wyoming to New Mexico, greater sage grouse have moved on from their spring courtship rituals and are now raising their young.
These unique American birds face an uncertain future, even as they begin tending to the next generation. That...
Martha Ann was born on November 14, 1934 to Ruth Eva and Peter Joseph Cullen. They divorced and Martha was raised by Ruth and Theodore May (her Daddy).
Martha attended grade school in Dewey and Butte. She attended high school at Butte High, graduating in 1951, at the age of 16.
In 1953 Martha was united in marriage to Fred Girard. They later...