Monthly archive

January, 2018

  • Tracy Rand Sloan, 46, of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, passed away peacefully at home on January 14, 2018. He was born June 19, 1971, in Dillon, Montana. The son of Randy and Janice (Williams) Sloan, he attended elementary schools in Montana, Wyoming and Arizona. He was active in baseball, basketball and football throughout school. He was a phenomenal...
  • REMINDERS Kids program signup by Fri. The deadline is today, Friday, Jan. 19, to sign up for the Southwestern Montana Family YMCA Adventures in Afterschool Program’s next installment—Shape Up!, which will offer boys and girls in grades K–5 the chance to engage in kid-friendly workouts 4–5:30 p.m. Jan. 22–26. To sign up, stop by the Y at 75 Swenson...
  • The University of Montana Western men's and women's basketball teams both recorded impressive wins over their 10th-ranked visiting counterparts from Carroll College in Dillon on Thursday. The Lady Bulldogs (13-6 overall, 3-4 in the Frontier Conference) climbed back into the conference race by clamping down defensively on Carroll to go up big early...
  • REMINDER Schools, gov offices closed Mon. Parkview Elementary, Dillon Middle School and Beaverhead County High School, along with offices for the City of Dillon and Beaverhead County will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, to honor the federal holiday for Martin Luther King Day, as will the Big Hole National Battlefield visitor center in Wisdom. WEATHER...
  • The University of Montana Western's men's and women's basketball teams used big second halves to overcome their counterparts from Montana State University-Northern on Saturday at Straugh Gymnasium on the UMW campus in Dillon. The Lady Buldogs improved to 12-6 overall and 2-4 in the Frontier Conference by nearly doubling up MSUN in the final two...
  • ALERT Avalanche updates Avalanche danger remains high in the backcountry of Beaverhead County and much of Montana. For more information on snow conditions and avalanche danger in the area, go to www.avalanche.org, www.mtavalanche.com/education, and www.missoulaavalanche.org/education-events and/or call the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest...
  • Former Dillon City Court Judge Crystal Thompson was charged with felonies in the Fifth Judicial Court this week. For the full story, see the print edition of this week's Dillon Tribune.
  • Those looking for a relatively simple way to get involved in the hiring of the next superintendent for Dillon Elementary School District #10 still have time to so by filling out a survey SD #10 has put up on its website. “The information generated from this survey will be used to develop a profile which indicates desired qualities and...
  • Ava Klaire Bailey showed up a little earlier than expected last week, but just in time to get across the start line as the first baby born at Barrett Hospital in Dillon in 2018. For the full article, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss on the practice court last week, and then another tough loss of a different sort playing in Helena, before rebounding to fly past Rocky Mountain College in Billings on Saturday. For the full story, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.