News

10/01/2014 - 12:13pm
  Student and adult volunteer participants in the Beaverhead Trails Coalition’s  increasingly popular Walking School Bus Program will be joined next Wednesday morning by some local VIPs, including  prominent local doctor Dan Downey, Parkview Elementary Principal Greg Fitzgerald and perhaps Dillon’s two most recognizable residents—the mascots for the BCHS Beavers...
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:10pm
  The Dillon City Council convenes tonight to work through a relatively light agenda that includes the second reading of a proposed ordinance granting Northwest Energy a natural gas franchise in Dillon. An update for a soon-to-be obsolete half-century measure passed in 1964, the ordinance
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:09pm
  What would we do without friends?   BCHS golf coach Zach McRae has retold the story a number of times since last week.  Each time, he gets a dry mouth and the listeners get a lump in their throat.  While it wasn’t an ultimate sacrifice, Gunnar Maisch offered his position
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:40pm
  The anticipated budget war this fiscal year ended up coming off more like a peace treaty signing. The Dillon City Council last Wednesday night unanimously passed a resolution adopting a city budget and the levying of taxes for Fiscal Year 2014–15. The Council also unanimously endorsed
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:32pm
  Beaverhead County Election Officer Debbie Scott must accept and file recall petitions against three Dillon City Councilpersons or issue a response showing good cause for not doing so by tomorrow. Montana Fifth Judicial District Judge Loren Tucker made that court order in an Alternate Writ of
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:20pm
  University of Montana President Royce Engstrom announced today that five candidates have been selected as finalists for the University of Montana Western chancellor’s position in Dillon, Mont. Candidates will begin visiting campus next week. “I am pleased with the broad array of
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:14pm
  Teaching runs through Blakely Hay’s blood. Though it took her a little while to run through some other career options before she settled on her profession of destiny.  Hay has chosen to continue her teaching career for Dillon’s School District #10, which hired her to start
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:13pm
  The inaugural “Race for Renewal” was held in Wisdom on Saturday, Sept. 6, marking the first anniversary of 20-year old Kaydee Jo Coon’s suicide. Organizers are hopeful this event will become an annual tradition for this small close-knit community of the Big Hole.