Monthly archive

August, 2017

  • Monday night, A structure fire on the edge of Dillon destroyed the home of Victor and Mona Peshehonoff and with the fire under control but firefighters still on the scene, a car accident across the field from the fire took the life of a two-year-old boy. Two adults and two children were passing through Dillon en route to visit an ailing relative...
  • This year’s local Relay for Life will only last about half as long as editions of recent years past of the annual event to raise money and awareness in the fight against cancer. But its organizers hope the 2017 Relay for Life in Dillon on Friday, Aug. 4, will still manage to do just as well in the fundraising and fun departments. “Relay will all...

July, 2017

  • Marti Oram Johnson passed away on Wednesday, July 26, in Copper Ridge Health and Rehabilitation Center. On October 24, 1952, which was also the opening day of pheasant hunting, Marti was born to Ellis and Vera Oram in Blackfoot, Idaho. Her birth was announced on the radio station as the announcer said "Ellis Oram is missing the opening day due to...
  • RESTRICTIONS AND CLOSURES Library closure Mon.–Wed. The Dillon Public Library will be closed next week for three days, Monday-Wednesday, July 31 to Aug. 2, for interior renovations. For more information, call 683-4544. Burning Ban Due to the extreme dry conditions within Beaverhead County all burning needing a permit is banned on all private lands...
  • William Franklin (Bill) Reynolds Sr. passed away on July 27; he was 76. Born October 8, 1940, in Butte, he was the seventh born in a family of 15 brothers and sisters to Wallace and Wilberetta Reynolds. Bill was raised in Melrose, and graduated from Beaverhead County High School in Dillon in 1958. Following graduation, Bill enlisted in the Navy...
  • RESTRICTIONS AND CLOSURES Burning Ban Due to the extreme dry conditions within Beaverhead County all burning needing a permit is banned on all private lands in the county. The ban will be lifted when conditions are more favorable for safe burning. For more information, call 683-3700. Library closure next week The Dillon Public Library will be...
  • A young team with new starters in a majority of positions and numerous kids on their roster who have yet to start high school, the Dillon Cubs grew a long way during the 2017 baseball season. And they surged on a particularly potent growth spurt last week at the Montana-Alberta American Legion Southern A District Tournament at 3 Legends Stadium in...
  • If any youth fiddling group ever earned its own box set, it’s the Dillon Junior Fiddlers. And if any ever earned a second, it’s the Dillon Junior Fiddlers, who will unveil their second four-CD compilation at a CD Release Party on Sunday, July 30, in Dillon’s Old Depot Theater, starting at 7 p.m. For the full article, see this week's print edition...
  • She’s been down this parade route before, when she volunteered to help the Dillon Public Library with its Summer Reading Program last year. But when local kids dress up as a character from their favorite book and strut through downtown Dillon on Thursday morning, Lori Roberts will conclude her first Summer Reading Program she oversaw as the Dillon...
  • Joseph Raymond Salvo passed away July 23, in Dillon. Services will be held on Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m. at Brundage Funeral Home. There is a guestbook available online at brundagefuneralhome.com