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The Mehring and Norris families and friends gathered along the east shore for fishing and visiting on Sunday during the ice derby. J.P. Plutt photos

01/19/2022 - 12:00am
The Beaverhead County Search and Rescue held its annual Stan Shafer Memorial Ice Fishing Derby on Sunday at Clark Canyon Reservoir. Haylee Holman of Butte won the top trout with a nearly five-pounder, and Jeffery Queer of Butte caught the biggest...


Off the glass

Dillon senior Connor Curnow snags a rebound and knocks a shot down during Dillon’s win over Hamilton on Saturday. Curnow had 24 points and 7 rebounds in handing Hamilton just their second loss of the season. Teri Haverfield photo

01/19/2022 - 12:00am
The Dillon Beavers weathered a tough stretch of three games in five days with three wins to improve to 7-2 on the season, 4-1 in league. The common thread wove through the wins was a consistent defensive effort. “We’ve been very consistent on the...


01/19/2022 - 12:00am
“For the people who actually study the origins of civil wars, not just in the US, but as a class of events,” says Dr. Timothy Snyder, who does just that as the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University, “America doesn’t look good...


John August (Jack) Laden
01/19/2022 - 12:00am
John August (Jack) Laden, 78, passed away peacefully on Dec. 8, 2021 in Dillon, Montana, with his wife Phyllis by his side. He was born July 3, 1943 in Dillon, Montana, to John A. Laden and Ella Mueller Laden and grew up on the family farm southwest...

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