Monthly archive

March, 2015

  •   On March 10, 2015, Billie came full circle, as it was his 89th birthday and the day he passed away. He was born to Roscoe and Ella Mathews Dillet on March 10, 1926, and was their pride and joy. He spent his entire life in Twin Bridges and knew more history about the area than anyone. He loved to tell everyone about all of the colorful...
  •   “Tom” passed away peacefully at his home in Dillon on March 7 at the age of nearly 89. Tom is survived by: children Sandee Nelson, of Wisdom, Jacqi (Sean) Dickens, of Dillon, and Teddy (Lee Anne) Nelson, of Darrouzett, TX; siblings Jay, of Jackson and Bill, of Missoula; grandchildren Reba (Scott) Campbell, of Shelby, Teresa,...
  •   The Dillon Beavers fell one rally short of their goal Saturday night at the Montana Class A State Boys Basketball Tournament, falling in the title game to Laurel, 61-52.  Dillon fell behind all three opponents during their tourney run, and roared from behind to defeat both Polson and Havre to make the championship game.  The magic...
  •   The Dillon Walking School Bus will be up and walking again on Friday, providing local kids with the chance to walk to school three days a week accompanied by other children and adult volunteers in the program. And by local VIPs, on Walking School Bus Celebrity Fridays. According to local Walking School Bus Coordinator Cheyanne Sparks, kids...
  •   Thus quoth the NAIA selection committee: the Montana Western Bulldogs will take on the Ravens of Benedictine College this evening at 6 p.m. MST in the first round of the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City. The NAIA announced the matchup during its tournament selection show a week ago...
  •   Friday the 13th could turn out to be a fortuitous date for the City of Dillon. Last Friday afternoon at a special City Council meeting, the revamped Council membership interacted cordially and thoughtfully with the city administration while moving efficiently to unanimously approve a resolution designed to start a two-step process that...
  • Thus quoth the NAIA selection committee. The Montana Western Bulldogs will take on the Ravens of Benedictine College in the first round of the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament in Kansas City on March 18 at 6 p.m. MST. The announcement came during the NAIA’s tournament selection show Wednesday night, when the...
  •   Do you feel run down? Tired? Irritable? Do you know the reason? No, not because of your spouse! It is because of this trick called Daylight Saving Time! Yes, it is a trick, a prank to fool us, confuse us, to make our lives down right miserable. You do know Daylight Saving time is an oxymoron. We have no more light than before and time is...
  •   To the editor,   On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, while my wife walked our leashed pet dog west along the north side of Bannack Street, a farm/ranch dog jumped from the rear of a flatbed pickup truck parked in King’s parking lot, ran across Bannack Street, and attacked our dog. My wife intervened and was promptly bitten on the thumb...
  •   To the editor,   Mr. Achter chose a bad time to resign, minutes before the March 4 City Council meeting. This left the Council without a quorum and unable to meet. There were some important issues on the Agenda, including the Bond Refinancing that has the potential to save the City millions of dollars. As an accountant, CFO of our...