03/27/2020 - 3:55pm
Beaverhead County elected officials and departments will operate with restrictions due to Gov. Steve Bullock's shelter in place order and other restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Operations will be as follows: Sheriff's Office and Jail...


The Last of the Bignells—for now

Reversal of fortunes University of Montana Western legacy player Savanna Bignell drives for a reverse layup during a game against Carroll College this past season. The fifth Bignell to play women’s basketball at UMW, Bignell helped lead the program from the bottom of the league to the top of the nation during her time in Dillon. M.P. Regan photo

03/25/2020 - 12:00am
University of Montana Western senior Savanna Bignell saw her fine college basketball career unexpectedly end early earlier this month when the NAIA’s decision to cancel its annual women’s basketball championship tourney scheduled for March 18–24 in...


03/25/2020 - 12:00am
Montanans are no strangers to challenging and unprecedented times. In 2017, we tackled the most expensive fire season on record and the largest since the big burn of 1910. Through economic downturns, we have made sacrifices in order to help...


03/25/2020 - 12:00am
Robert Leonard Harrison, 79 of Dillon, Montana died March 12, 2020 at Barrett Hospital and Healthcare. He was born Nov. 6, 1940 to Ernest and Oneta Harrison in St. Joseph, Missouri. Bob is survived by his daughter, Tricia Huddleston (Keith Dvorznak...