Monthly archive

September, 2017

  • Faced with a series of accusations made against him last week by Mayor Mike Klakken, City Council President Tom Straugh insisted a few days later he’d done nothing wrong. “You have made a claim that I have engaged in ‘clandestine’ conduct in this matter,” wrote Straugh in a Sept. 14 letter to Klakken, referring to the mayor’s contentions in a Sept...
  • Ronald A. Benson, 74, died September 16, 2017, in Dillon, Montana, after a battle with cancer. Ronald was born in Dillon on December 26, 1942, to Arnold G. and Cora (Anderson) Benson. A 1961 graduate of Beaverhead County High School, Ron served as President of the Future Farmers of America and Student Body President, and during graduation was...
  • WEATHER Monday: Slight chance of precipitation near dawn, increasing throughout the day to around 50 percent by late afternoon, when temperatures will peak in the mid-50s and SW winds throughout the day could rise above 10 mph. Monday Night: GARDENER AND FARMER ALERT! SW winds of about 10 mph could shift to from the NW around 10 p.m. when the...
  • Montana Western rallied to match visiting Southern Oregon University in the second half on Saturday afternoon at Vigilante Field. But the Raiders huge first-half proved too much to overcome in the Bulldogs' 52-28 loss to SOU. The loss dropped the Dawgs to 1-2 in Frontier Conference play, and 1-3 overall, while SOU improved to 3-0 in league and...
  • Sue was born to Glen and Jeanine Eastman on April 26, 1956, in Evanston, Wyoming. Sue passed away on September 14, 2017, after a long illness. Sue graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1976. She became a Registered Nurse and worked in Butte, Montana, at the St. James Hospital emergency room. She met her...
  • WEATHER Friday: GARDENER AND FARMER ALERT! With temperatures in the 30s and north winds of around 15 during the day, the wind chill factor could drop well below freezing and rain could turn to snow, with chances of precipitation high throughout the day, rising to near 100 percent in the morning and early afternoon. Friday Night: GARDENER AND...
  • Robert Barrett Morrison, 70, of Roy, departed on his final tour on Thursday, August 31, at the Central Montana Medical Center in Lewistown, of natural causes. He was born April 26, 1947, in Ketchikan, AK, the son of Ross and Lucy (Pyle) Morrison. He was born with an innate love of the ocean, the mountains, the skies and everything nautical,...
  • A process worked out between Dillon Mayor Mike Klakken and the Dillon City Council at a public meeting last week on a succession plan for the city court judge position has been thrown out by Klakken. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • The passing last week of the final chance for candidates to sign up fueled certainty and uncertainty for this fall’s area municipal elections. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • DEADLINE Interim city judge apps due Fri. Anyone wishing to fill the position of Dillon city court judge until voters select a new judge in November needs to submit an application by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, to City Hall, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4245. WEATHER Monday: Little to no chance of rain with...