• 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.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/dillon/www/www/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 149.
  • 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

August, 2015

  • The Bear Lake Fire near Wise River had blazed across 1,910 acres as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Forest Service. A lightning strike last Thursday caused the wildland fire first detected last Friday. The Forest Service reports the fire was "0 percent contained" as of Tuesday afternoon. The fire is located north of Bear Lake...
  • The Beaverhead County High School Board of Trustees approved the district’s budget for the 2015-16 school year at its August meeting. The adopted budget of $6,345,762.31 requires $1,525,854.47 of property tax monies from taxpayers within the district.  The taxpayer burden increased by $49,866.48 or a 3.38% increase over the 2014-15...

July, 2015

  • To the editor, On Monday, July 6th, I stopped in Dillon to grab lunch and get gas before continuing on my road trip back to college in Salt Lake City from spending time with family in Missoula. After getting gas, I drove off towards the highway, and left my wallet on top of my car in the process. After realizing it was missing when I stopped for...
  • I got back to town Friday evening after dropping my sweetheart off at the Belgrade airport so she could catch an all-night flight to Florida for a couple of weeks with the grandkids … and their parents. Driving past Barrett Hospital, I could see that folks were already beginning their laps in the Relay for Life fundraiser benefiting the...
  • Oliver Hardy to Stan Laurel: “Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!” The new City of Dillon administration, council and various board volunteers have made a fine effort at establishing a local government that can be respected and trusted by the citizens of Dillon. The effort has been one focused on operating...
  • Despite winning the regular season Class A Southern District crown and their first game at last weekend’s district tourney in Belgrade, the Dillon Cubs fell short of advancing to the state tournament. After winning their opening game of the tournament, 6-3 over the Butte Muckers, the top- seeded Cubs dropped their next game to Deer Lodge, 14...
  • He’s been questioned publically in recent weeks by local fire officials, fellow city administration members, city councilpersons, zoning board members and neighbors over the stalled, controversial Barnett Avenue housing project that he retroactively issued a zoning compliance certificate for in June — without reportedly first...
  • Last weekend’s 2015 Relay for Life in Dillon sprinted past the annual event’s previous local fundraising record and may even double that mark by the time all the donations it collects for the American Cancer Society are counted. The 2015 Relay’s  haul of almost $67,000 as of Monday resulted from the efforts of the 22 Relay...
  • A small section of the shore of Clark Canyon Reservoir was landscaped into a series of crisscrossing canals, mud pits and rock dams last Friday. Towels featuring mermaids and faces of familiar superheroes laid in a brightly colored patchwork along the water, broken by pathways heavily indented with kids’ footprints. The children were there...
  •   An interment for Dorothy (Dotty) Jeanne Kneeland McDaniel will be held at Mountain View Cemetery in Dillon on July 22 at 11 a.m. Dotty passed on Nov. 13, 2014, at home with family in Reno, NV. Dotty, 79, was born in Belt, in December 1934, to Ralph and Norma Kneeland. Dotty was a Renaissance woman as a wife, mother, grandmother, teacher,...