Monthly archive

March, 2015

  • The University of Montana Western men's basketball team advanced to the second round of the NAIA National Men's Basketball Tournament in Kansas City with an 80-77 victory over Benedictine College on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs got a game-high 36 points from guard Stephen McCall, who went a perfect 15 of 15 from the free throw line on the night....
  •   To the editor,   Is there any doubt left in anyone’s mind that the current Republican Party lacks as much integrity as it does intelligence?  If so, the letter to Iran by the Cotton Cabal should have erased it. Despite being factually wrong (nothing new for Republicans), and disrespectful of the President (also nothing new...
  •   To the editor,    Many Dillon residents may have seen smoke east of town in the Sweetwater basin on Saturday.  What you saw was a prescribed burn that we try and do every year to help manage our rangeland. Fires are a natural phenomenon that have impacted our rangeland ecosystems for hundreds of thousands of years. ...
  •   On March 10, 2015, Billie came full circle, as it was his 89th birthday and the day he passed away. He was born to Roscoe and Ella Mathews Dillet on March 10, 1926, and was their pride and joy. He spent his entire life in Twin Bridges and knew more history about the area than anyone. He loved to tell everyone about all of the colorful...
  •   “Tom” passed away peacefully at his home in Dillon on March 7 at the age of nearly 89. Tom is survived by: children Sandee Nelson, of Wisdom, Jacqi (Sean) Dickens, of Dillon, and Teddy (Lee Anne) Nelson, of Darrouzett, TX; siblings Jay, of Jackson and Bill, of Missoula; grandchildren Reba (Scott) Campbell, of Shelby, Teresa,...
  •   The Dillon Beavers fell one rally short of their goal Saturday night at the Montana Class A State Boys Basketball Tournament, falling in the title game to Laurel, 61-52.  Dillon fell behind all three opponents during their tourney run, and roared from behind to defeat both Polson and Havre to make the championship game.  The magic...
  •   The Dillon Walking School Bus will be up and walking again on Friday, providing local kids with the chance to walk to school three days a week accompanied by other children and adult volunteers in the program. And by local VIPs, on Walking School Bus Celebrity Fridays. According to local Walking School Bus Coordinator Cheyanne Sparks, kids...
  •   Thus quoth the NAIA selection committee: the Montana Western Bulldogs will take on the Ravens of Benedictine College this evening at 6 p.m. MST in the first round of the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City. The NAIA announced the matchup during its tournament selection show a week ago...
  •   Friday the 13th could turn out to be a fortuitous date for the City of Dillon. Last Friday afternoon at a special City Council meeting, the revamped Council membership interacted cordially and thoughtfully with the city administration while moving efficiently to unanimously approve a resolution designed to start a two-step process that...
  • Thus quoth the NAIA selection committee. The Montana Western Bulldogs will take on the Ravens of Benedictine College in the first round of the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament in Kansas City on March 18 at 6 p.m. MST. The announcement came during the NAIA’s tournament selection show Wednesday night, when the...