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04/16/2014 - 11:05am
  The long, winding and often bewildering road traveled by the Bannack Street/Railroad Street CTEP project took another sharp turn on Monday when the Dillon City Council’s Street and Alley Committee voted unanimously to re-approve the project. The vote came just over five years after the Street and Alley Committee and the full City Council first unanimously approved the project, which...
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:04am
  Breezing through a light agenda, Beaverhead County High School District trustees gave unanimous nods Monday evening to final readings of policies relating to encouragement of family involvement with the school, as well as promising to incorporate writing in all aspects of the curriculum and
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:59am
  Once again led by their strong contingent of female athletes, the Dillon track and field team excelled at the Darby-Florence Invite last Thursday in Corvallis, where the Beaver girls won their second meet of the young season and the local boys placed third in a field of 14 teams. The Dillon
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:57am
  The Dillon Cubs opened their season on Saturday at Vigilante Field, where they dropped both games of a doubleheader to the visiting Bitterroot Red Sox.  MJ Simkins got the nod from Cubs Head Coach Aaron Orme as Dillon’s opening game starter. A senior, Simkins is one of the ace
Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:06am
Youngsters in the toddler division -- urged on by excited camera-wielding parents -- start across the grass to pick up prize-laden plastic Easter eggs, toothpaste samples and fruit-flavored bottle beverages, all part of the fun at the Jaycees' annual Easter egg hunt at Vigilante Park.
Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:12pm
Erratic winds and dry conditions made things tough for Beaverhead County firefighters attempting to get a brush fire south of Pipe Organ Rockalong the Beaverhead River under control Thursday afternoon. Dubbed the Hanneberry Cabin Fire, the blaze was first reported at about 2 p.m. It was still
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:32am
  Mayor Mike Klakken reported at the April 2 City Council meeting that the Council’s Finance Committee had at its meeting earlier that day agreed to relieve him of paying a controversial legal bill. The $2,766 bill covered legal work performed by attorney Adam Shaw, of Dillon law firm
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:30am
  The Beaverhead County High School third quarter Honor Roll: Freshmen 3.00-3.99 — Allen, Jaymee M; Amsbury, Mariah Marie; Anderson, Justin James; Bacon, Valorie Faye; Berriochoa, Bailey Ella; Chilson, Jayden Elizabeth; Christiansen, Kylie Lynn; Cox, Kaycee Lea; Cross, Bailey Nicole;
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:29am
  6th grade 4.0 – Tess Davis, Jolee Gillis, Nicolas Johnston, Kylee Pittman, Lucy Wright. 6th grade A – Hunter Bockting, Morgan Bowman, Brandon Elmer, Peter Gibson, Paeden Hammer, Darbey Holland, Josey Jones, Matthew Knight, Natalia Lagunas, Shylee Ledbetter, Taylor Lovaas, Jade
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:12am
  Longtime Dillon City Treasurer Ty Cobb’s tumultuous last three months in City Hall culminated last week with his retirement from a job many believed he no longer actually held. Announced at last Wednesday night’s City Council meeting, Cobb retired earlier that evening in a letter