WEEKSTARTER GUIDE for August 7

Weather and Events in the coming days and nights

WEATHER
Monday: SSW winds of up to 10 mph, with partly cloudy and smoky skies, and temperatures climbing from a low of around 50 degrees at dawn to a high of about 80 degrees in the afternoon, when the chance of precipitation will peak at 15 percent.
Monday Night: Winds pivoting to from NNE at about 10 mph, with the chance of precipitation dropping to near zero after midnight and temperatures cooling to near 50 degrees by dawn.
Tuesday: About a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in afternoon, when winds will pivot to the from the north from to the south and increase to around 10 mph and temperatures will peak in high 70s.
Tuesday Night: Almost no chance of rain after 8 p.m., when temperatures will begin declining steadily to a low near 50 by dawn, with winds shifting to from the south after midnight and easing to around 5 mph.

EVENTS
Street & Alley meets today
The Dillon City Council’s Street & Alley Committee will convene Monday, Aug. 7, starting at 4 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4245.

Water & Sewer meeting Tues.

The Dillon City Council’s Water & Sewer Committee will meet Tuesday, Aug. 8, starting at 4 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4245.

VC Players start new play Tues.
The Virginia City Players will debut their new show, Murder Before Tea, on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the Opera House, 338 W Wallace St. in Virginia City. The show will run through Sept. 3, with show times Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m., Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets each cost $20 for adults, $18 for college students, seniors and military personnel, and $12 for children 17 and under. To purchase tickets, call 800-829-2969 ext. 2 or email: tickets@virginiacityplayers.com. For more information, go to www.virginiacityplayers.com.

SD #10 budget, board meeting Tues.
Dillon Elementary School District #10’s Board of Trustees will host a budget work session Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. in the District Office at 22 N. Cottom Dr. in Dillon, the location of the 7 p.m. the regular monthly board meeting for August during which a vote on the final budget for the coming school year will take place. For more information, call 683-4311.

Bird talk Tues.
A talk on Herons by Gary Swandt will take place Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the Depot Theatre on South Montana Street in downtown Dillon, as part of the 2017 Summer Wildlife Speaker Series. The 7 p.m. talk will be preceded by a 6 p.m. free community BBQ. For more information, call Jamie Cottom at 683-3802 or email beaverheadcd@gmail.com.

Public hearing, Zoning meeting Tues.
The City of Dillon’s Zoning Commission will host a public hearing on proposed changes to zoning in the city’s Central Business District on Tuesday, Aug. 8, starting at 6:30 p.m. A meeting of the Zoning Commission will follow. For more information, call 683-4245.

BCHS fall sports meeting Tues.
Beaverhead County High School students interested in participating this year in football, cheerleading, volleyball and golf are required to attend the Fall Sports Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 8, in the BW Lodge Gymnasium, starting at 7 p.m. Parents are also encouraged to attend. For more information, call 683-2361.

Pintler Face public meeting Tues.
The 74,000-acre Pintler Face Project will be the subject of a 7–9 p.m. open house public meeting hosted by the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the local DNRC Office, 860 N. Montana St. in Dillon. For more information on the project or meeting, contact Project Team Leader Pam Fletcher at pamfletcher@fs.fed.us or 406-494-0231, or go to https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49404

Madison Co. Fair starts Wed.
The Madison County Fair will take over the Fairgrounds in Twin Bridges Wednesday–Sunday, Aug. 9–13, with NRA pro rodeo events, kids’ activities (including Bounce Off the Wallz), critters, food, magic, music (including a concert by the Exit 53 Band) and so much more. For more information, call 406-684-5824.