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09/10/2014 - 11:35am
  The driver of a stolen vehicle led local law enforcement on a wild car chase through Dillon last Thursday evening at speeds up to 50 miles per hour before crashing and escaping on foot. “We haven’t found the guy yet,” said Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen. The individual has been identified. We are not releasing that information until we find him, get a warrant and...
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:34am
  The Dillon City Council last Wednesday rejected, by a vote of 2 to 6, a proposed ordinance designed to discourage discrimination in the city based on sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. “Basically, what I asked for in the ordinance was protection for LGBT people
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:33am
  The Beaverhead County Commissioners adopted the 2014-15 final budget at their weekly meeting Sept. 2. The budget included appropriations 1.5% lower than the previous year. “I believe, in layman’s terms, to live within your means,” said Commission Chairman Tom Rice. 
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:26am
  Thar’s still gold in that thar downtown Dillon establishment known as The Klondike—in the form of good food and drink, and casino game payouts. Despite the departure of its previous owners last month, The Klondike continues to operate, thanks to Chip and Casey Rule, the local
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:27pm
  The Dillon City Council tonight will consider a new plan to lower summer water bills and a recent recommendation from its Judiciary Committee to reject a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance. The Council will hear from Judiciary Committee Chair Lynn Westad about her committee’s vote
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:26pm
  Poised to gain the Girl Scouts highest honor after more than a decade with the organization, Dillon’s Jaydyn Child  dedicated her final project to earn that Gold Award to helping her peers hold onto the most precious award of all—life itself. Child, 17, will continue her
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:21pm
  The Dillon Jaycee PRCA Rodeo drew some of the top hands in the world to Andrus Arena at Beaverhead County Fairgrounds for the two-day cowboy skills contest in Dillon over the weekend.  The stock won the Saturday night performance, but Sunday afternoon, cowboys were improving their
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:19pm
  A Dillon woman wrecked a pickup one mile down Highway 91 North, was ejected from the vehicle and eventually let to Missoula via LifeFlight. A passenger in the vehicle refused medical attention on the scene and left of her own accord. Samantha J. Lathrop, 43, of Dillon, drove from North
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:17pm
  Kaylan Minor of the Dillon Jaycee Auxiliary released the parade results on Tuesday. The best use of the theme “Beaverhead County Traditions” was awarded to the Dillon Garden Club Best Use of Theme – 1, Dillon Garden Club 2, Saddle Bums. 3, Murdoch’s. Adult