Monthly archive

October, 2017

  • We all need friends. And that may be especially true these days for public libraries, most of which face perennial shortages in funding and ever-lengthening to-do lists and ever-expanding challenges in integrating new technologies. The new Dillon Friends of the Library group intends to lend many helping hands and other forms of contribution to the...
  • At its first regular meeting of October, the Dillon City Council tonight will vote on contracts and an agreement, as well as the second-reading of a long-rendering ordinance, and also review the reorganization of its committee and board memberships, in addition to addressing other matters. During the Mayor’s Report shortly after the start of...
  • CLOSURES Library taking some days off in coming week The Dillon Public Library will close at noon Thursday, October 5, and be shut all day Friday, October 6, due to staff being out of town for training. The Library will also be closed all day Monday, October 9, for Columbus Day. For more information, call 683-4544. EVENTS Street & Alley Comm....

September, 2017

  • WEATHER Friday: Temperatures rising from a low just above freezing at dawn to afternoon highs near 70 degrees under partly cloudy skies, with little chance of precipitation. Saturday: Cloudy and chillier, with high temperatures in the mid-50s and a good chance of afternoon rain. Saturday Night: Temperatures declining to near freezing after...
  • At last week’s Dillon City Council meeting, members of city government revisited the issues of how to fill the city court vacancy and revisions to the city’s animal ordinance, set up four hearings and voted to approve two water and sewer projects. Near the start of last Wednesday’s meeting, the city council voted unanimously to endorse an...
  • Vivian Sullender passed away Sept. 20. Per her request, there will be no services.
  • WEATHER FORECAST Monday: Little to no chance of precipitation during the day, with temperatures rising from a low of around 30 degrees at dawn to highs in the mid-50s during the afternoon, when light winds from the south will shift to from the northeast near dusk. Monday Night: Chances of precipitation will remain near zero, with winds of around 5...
  • The University of Montana Western football team bounced back from a lopsided home loss the previous weekend in the best way possible—by registering an even more lopsided road win—a 61-7 pummeling of MSU Northern on Saturday. “That was something we needed,” said UMW Head Coach Ryan Nourse, whose Bulldogs snapped a three-game skid with the victory...
  • WEATHER FORECAST Saturday: Unseasonably chilly temperatures will continue, with lows near freezing at dawning peaking in just the mid-40s in late afternoon. though with the chance of precipitation near zero all day, the rain should subside. Early morning winds of around 3 mph will shift to from the northeast in the afternoon but remain light....
  • Jim (Lefty) Corr, loving husband, father, teacher, artist, jock and coach passed away on September 19, doing what he loved...walking down the ninth hole after a great drive. Jim was born on February 13, 1931, in Missoula, Montana. He was the oldest of five children, all of which were raised in Missoula. Jim attended Western Montana College where...