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07/16/2014 - 1:54pm
  To the editor,   Dillon, when was the last time you took visitors to our hometown museum? When was the last time you yourself explored our museum? The exhibits are not static; new displays and new arrangements are presented periodically, and the lovely quilt on the wall is turned every so often so as not to fade.  The museum complex includes the original building and the Torrey...
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:51pm
  Each year during the third weekend in July, Montana’s best preserved ghost town of Bannack ‘comes alive’ in a celebration of pioneer life with the annual Bannack Days festival, July 19-20. Bring your family for activities, including: horse and wagon rides, shootouts, gold
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:51pm
  Local citizens looking to recall four Dillon City Councilpersons last week turned in enough signatures to theoretically trigger the recall of three of them. Examination of the petitions by the Dillon Tribune revealed that petitioners appeared to have gathered 162 signatures for the recall of
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:50pm
  According to the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Drought Status Map, Beaverhead and Madison County are the two counties in the state currently at risk of falling under a drought alert. The neighboring counties in southwestern Montana have a slightly dry rating, one
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:37pm
  Office supplies. Computer supplies. FedEx shipping services. Art supplies. Copying resources. Help with graphic design. And the occasional jigsaw puzzle. Just about everybody needs one or the other, at some time or another. And many of us need at least one or two of them, just about every
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:34pm
  On Wednesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. Dillon resident, Richard Kennedy,  will gather with his family and friends to dedicate, with a memorial plaque, the stained glass windows given  by the Kennedy family to the University of Montana – Western in memory of Alice M. Kennedy,
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:27pm
A small aircraft crashed into downtown Dillon on Saturday, killing a half dozen people and injuring dozens more in and around the Depot Theatre. Not really. But local emergency responders and volunteer victims did their best to simulate that scenario Saturday morning, when more than 60 people
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:30pm
  Beaverhead County High School has chosen the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program to address a concern about a problem with social and cultural roots. At the heart of the issue is a lack of respect students admit to having for each other. “We do listen to our students, and on average
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:28pm
  Just as the question of whether four City Council members should be recalled from office for alleged violations of open meeting laws earlier this year seemed about to drift away, a pair of those same City Council members last week accused Mayor Mike Klakken of violating Montana’s open
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:19pm
  Jack and Ann Hirschy When Ann Hirschy moved up over the pass from Salmon, Idaho, to the Big Hole Valley, she fell in love with the place and never left.  Of course, it helped that she had fallen in love with Jack Hirschy, a man who would become one of the largest cattle ranchers in the