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.
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.
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,...