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08/20/2014 - 1:32pm
  Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen supervised a murder investigation that began Aug. 9 with a call from Wise River reporting the discovery of a body, and ended the evening of Aug. 12 with the arrest of two suspects in Missoula.  The Missoula Police Department arrested Christopher Lee Stiles, 29, and Sandra Lee Ann Cantrell, 49, both of Butte, Aug. 12. Both suspects have since been...
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:30pm
  Big money will be on the table tonight at the second regular monthly meeting of the Dillon City Council. The Council will consider a resolution to adopt the preliminary budget for the City of Dillon for Fiscal Year 2014–15, which will include budgets for lighting, street maintenance
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:12pm
  Alleged murder suspects Christopher Lee Stiles, 29, and Sandra Lee Ann Cantrell, 49, both of Butte, were arraigned at the Beaverhead County Law Enforcement Annex in front of Justice Court Judge Candy L. Hoerning on Tuesday morning. The suspects were formally charged for their alleged roles
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:07pm
  The big beige bins that a number of Dillon residents visit regularly to drop off paper, cans, plastic and other recyclables are getting moved and dropped off themselves at a new location this week. The bins will today finish their migration from the narrow patch of land on the east side of
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:27pm
  Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen released a press release on Monday with information regarding a possible homicide near Wise River in Beaverhead County. A body was discovered Saturday and immediately transported to the Montana Crime Lab in Missoula by Beaverhead County Coroner Ron Briggs
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:26pm
  In yet another reversal of fortune in city politics, three Dillon City Councilpersons this past week found out the recall petitions filed against them for allegedly violating their oaths of office have been disqualified—two days after Beaverhead County Clerk & Recorder and Election
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:25pm
    On a night when the Beaverhead County High School Board of Trustees reluctantly accepted the resignations of a 25-year-member of the group and two staff members, Superintendent Fred Chouinard presented the board with a 2014-15 budget that reduces Beaverhead County taxpayer
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:03pm
  Dillon City Councilperson Derek Gore announced his resignation at last Wednesday’s Dillon City Council meeting, only to retract it two days later in a handwritten letter to the city. “I’m a businessman, and the ethics of business, if we don’t make money or learn
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
  In its old-school way, Juransen Manor offers visitors to Dillon a new kind of lodging experience. The fully furnished first floor of the Victorian-style home built in 1906 is available for short-term rentals on a nightly or weekly basis. “We’ve done some month-long rentals, but