• strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.

Monthly archive

November, 2015

  • Bella Hristova, winner of the prestigious 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant, will grace the stage at UM-Western Beier Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. The musician, who has a growing international career as a soloist and recording artist, is brought to our community by the Dillon Concert Association, as part of its current concert....
  • Hiram Clay Lapham,100 years old, known to most as “Bud,” passed away peacefully Oct. 22 in Dillon, surrounded by family. Bud was born in Jackson on Dec. 31, 1914, to parents Claud and Myrtle Lapham. He grew up on the family cattle ranch and attended Beaverhead County High School. Bud played football for the University of Montana Griz...
  • Mary Elizabeth Merino passed away Oct. 28, taken from life much too early and under the saddest of circumstances. She was born April 21, 1983, in Boston, MA, to Margaret Noyce and Tony Merino. Throughout her short and wondrous life, she lived all over the continent, touching lives everywhere she went. A free spirit and beautiful woman, she cared...
  • On October 18, 2015, James Ernest Beitler, 70, died of complications from a stroke he had in February. Jim’s entire life was an adventure that began early every morning when he would get up in eager anticipation of what the day would bring his way. He worked on construction projects from the southern Mohave Desert to the northern Aleutian...
  • Dillon could become more than a two-traffic-light town next year, with the proposed addition of a traffic light on North Montana Street near Safeway. “Looking at the traffic flow and pattern there,” Dillon Police Chief Paul Craft told the Dillon Tribune of the point where North Montana Street meets the short but heavily travelled...
  • Two unrelated accidents in which the driver fled the scene became entwined in the early morning hours of Oct. 28.  The first led to the second, leaving 32-year-old Mary Elizabeth Merino dead along Interstate 15 and Donald G. Welborn, Jr., 49, in custody at the Beaverhead County Law Enforcement Annex, charged with vehicular assault while under...
  • It is the duty of the owner of any premises within the City of Dillon to keep the sidewalks in front of and adjoining his premises clean and safe for pedestrians, and with all possible dispatch to remove snow, ice, slush and other impediments to safe convenient foot travel, and to prevent continuous accumulation of the same upon such sidewalks....

October, 2015

  • 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. A retired...
  • 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. To...