Tribune Weekstarter Guide July 17-18

Weather and Events

Tribune Weekstarter Monday, July 17

Monday: Partly cloudy skies with temperatures rising into low 80s in late afternoon, when chances of rain will elevate to around 15 percent; SW winds up to 9 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear with temperatures declining to around 50 by dawn, with NNE winds of 8 mph and little chance of precipitation after 11 p.m.

Tuesday: Temperatures rising steadily throughout the day to mid-80s in late afternoon under mostly sunny skies, with light winds from the south featuring gusts above 10 mph and little chance of precipitation.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear skies with winds 5–8 mph from the south, shifting to from the north as dusk approaches, and then back to from the south after midnight, and temperatures declining to mid-50s by daybreak and almost no chance of rain.

Tennis camp starts today
The 18th Annual Community Tennis Camp is set for 9–11 a.m. July 17–19 at the tennis courts on Cottom Drive across from Dillon Middle School. Adults are welcome to participate in this camp designed for ages 8 and older overseen by tennis coaches from Beaverhead County High School. The camp fee of $30 incluces a t-shirt. To register, call Jenny Waldorf (683-2056) or Lois Woodard (406-925-1656).

Yoga Mondays restart July 17
The weekly free Yoga Class at the local Patagonia Outlet in downtown Dillon will be end its hiatus on Monday, July 17, when everyone will again be welcome to participate in an hour of yoga for all levels, starting at 6:30 p.m. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats. For more information, call 683-2580.

Wolverine talk Mon.
The Great Waters Inn of Melrose will host a presentation by Kris Inman of the Wildlife Conservation Society about Wolverines on Monday, July 17, starting at 7 p.m., preceded by a 6 p.m. potluck dinner. All are welcome to attend this talk on the relative small but courageous mammal that has been known to take on grizzly bears. For more information, call Tana Nulph at 406-267-3421 or email

Chamber meets Tues.
The Beaverhead Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture meets Tuesday, July 18, starting at noon, in Dillon City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. Everyone is welcome to attend.

BTC meets Tues.
Beaverhead Trails Coalition will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 18, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Medical Building conference room next to Barrett Hospital's Walk-In Clinic, 30 Hwy 91). For more information, email

Slumber party Tues.
Pajamas in the Park offers bedtime stories and treats for kids and their family members on Tuesdays through July 25 in the backyard of the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. Attendees can bring blankets, bean bags, lawn chairs and other comfortable items to recline on. The Library will provide the stories and treats. For more information, call 683-4544.

JCF meets Tues.
The Beaverhead Chapter of Joining Community Forces (JCF) will meet at noon, Tuesday, July 18, at 1003 S. Washington in Dillon. The local chapter for the national initiative to help veterans, active duty service members and their families will provide a free lunch to attendees. For more information, call Jodie Jolly at 925-3563.

BCHS 1967 Class Reunion coming up
The Beaverhead County High School Class of 1967 will hold a reunion July 21-22 in Dillon. The weekend of festivities will begin with a 4:30 p.m. gathering on Friday, July 21, at the Lion’s Den for hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar on the patio. Class members, their families, friends and teachers are all invited to attend. On Saturday, July 22, a tour of BCHS will begin at 10 a.m., with an afternoon of golfing at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course to follow. A Saturday catered dinner will be served in the UMW Lewis & Clark Room, starting at 6 p.m. after a no-host happy hour. For more information, call Kitty Wilson at 683-2759 or browse to