Weather, events and reminders for the coming days

Monday: FOG ALERT! Freezing fog could affect parts of the area today before 10 a.m. when temperatures will begin climbing from the low 20s to a high in the low 40s in the afternoon, with SSW winds blowing 3–9 mph all day, when there will be only a slight chance of precipitation.
Monday Night: SSW winds will continue to blow at around 5 mph and the chance of precipitation will remain minimal throughout the night with temperatures in the 20s.

Tuesday: Only a slight chance of precipitation and SSW winds 5–8 mph all day, with temperatures climbing from an early morning low in the 20s to a high in the mid-40s in the afternoon,
Tuesday Night: Temperatures will drop into the 20s after dusk and the chance of precipitation will remain negligible, with SSW winds shifting to from the west as dawn approaches while remaining below 10 mph.

Cemetery meeting Mon.
The Dillon City Council’s Cemetery Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4245.

SD #10 Board meets Mon.

The Dillon Elementary School District #10 Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting a day earlier than originally planned, with the get-together now set for 7 p.m. on Monday, March 12, in the District Conference Room located between Parkview Elementary and Dillon Middle School. For more information, call 683-4311.

Card game Tuesdays
Everyone is invited to join in the weekly Pinochle game played 1–4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the local Senior Center, 126 S. Montana St. in downtown Dillon.

Legos at Library Tuesdays
Kids aged newborn and up can have fun and build their brain power, along with some impressive miniature structures, at the weekly Legos in the Library workshop 4–6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the basement of the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call the Library at 683-4544.

Computer programming Tuesdays
Anyone aged 10-and-over can learn the basics and more advanced skills of computer programming 6–8 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Dillon Public Library. For more information, stop by the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon, or call 683-4544.

Mult-agency public meeting Tues.
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service will host a public meeting on Tuesday, March 13, starting at 7 p.m. in the local DNRC office, 840 N. Montana St in Dillon. The purpose of the meeting is to review the use of public lands by recreationists, with discussions focusing on: starting a travel management working group in southwestern Montana to promote public access and hunting opportunities on the public landscape; finding ways to enhance ethical hunting and responsible road use on public and private lands; and conserving the public and private land and wildlife habitat and resources of southwest Montana through enforcement of restrictions, closures and closed roads on public and private lands. For more information, call 683-6305.

Zoning meeting Tues.
The City of Dillon’s Zoning Commission will get together Tuesday, March 13, starting at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4245.

Pie fest Wed.
Pie Day will offer a smorgasbord of pies on Wednesday, March 14, from 10 a.m. until the last slice is gone, at Grace United Methodist Church, 131 E. Bannack in Dillon, where $4 will get you a slice of pie and a drink to wash it down. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Dillon Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. For more information, call 683-4544.

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 office at 683-3900 or its 24-hour recorded information line 683-3913.

Walking School Bus restarting
The local Walking School Bus program will restart in March to give Dillon schoolchildren the option of enjoying an invigorating walk to school in the morning. The program is looking for volunteers to help shepherd children along two routes. To find a map of the routes, visit https://www.beaverheadtrails.org/walkingschool. Anyone wishing to volunteer or get more information for their children to participate can call Jamie Flynn at 683-3780 (note, the phone number sent out last week by Walking School Bus organizers and published by the Tribune was off by one number), email beaverheadtrails@gmail.com, or consult the Facebook page “Dillon, MT Walking School Bus”.