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Lady Dawgs bounce back to beat LCSC
The Montana Western volleyball team this weekend added the ability to rebound quickly and emphatically from a tough loss to its growing arsenal of competitive virtues. Coming off a gut-wrenching home...
Beavers dominate Hamilton
The Dillon Beavers are evolving into a team with a balanced offense and a demoralizing defense and demonstrated that excellence Friday night at Hamilton with a crushing 55-20 win over the conference...
Montana Western sets enrollment record
Officials at the University of Montana Western said official 15th day enrollment figures show the university’s student head count is 1,501, up nine percent over last year. In addition, this is...
Dawgs rout Northern, 50-6
After suffering two straight, tough, late losses, the Montana Western football team made quick, relatively easy work of MSU Northern in a 50-6 league victory in Dillon on Saturday afternoon. Running...

Council repeals open container ordinance

Law goes off books in 30 days

The book is closing on Dillon’s “open container law.”

The Dillon City Council last week endorsed the second reading of an ordinance that will, among other things, repeal the city’s 22-year-old ban on carrying an open container of alcohol or drinking from one in many public places in the city.

Montana Western sets enrollment record

9% boost

Officials at the University of Montana Western said official 15th day enrollment figures show the university’s student head count is 1,501, up nine percent over last year.

In addition, this is the second consecutive year Montana Western has broken the modern record for first time students enrolling at the university.

County rewards employees with raises

Boost includes elected officials

With the recent adoption of the Beaverhead County Budget for fiscal year 2016-17, the Beaverhead County Commissioners approved an across-the-board raise for elected officials and all employees.

The raises were an effort to bring Beaverhead County employees to a compensation level to an average equal to other comparable counties, according to commission chairman Mike McGinley.

Driver takes nap after snapping off power pole, natural gas meter

Dillon Police Chief Paul Craft says that on Sept. 8, a call came in to the dispatch center that a resident heard a loud bang and shortly after detected a gas leak. The dispatch received the information at 11:57 p.m.

Should the federal minimum wage be automatically adjusted annually to reflect cost-of-living increases (as Montana does now)?

Yes
67% (8 votes)
NO
33% (4 votes)
Total votes: 12

Helix Business Solutions adds technology sector to Dillon economy

Company predicts growth

If you have listened to Montana gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte speak on his economic plans, one key area regarding jobs is to bring the state’s kids home with high paying jobs in the technology sector. Gianforte and his wife founded and grew RightNow Technologies in Bozeman before selling the business to the multi-national corporation Oracle.

Dillon Jaycees select Jo Ann & John as parade marshals

2016 dignitaries

Jo Ann Juliano and John Schuyler (pronounced Skyler) enter the homes of Beaverhead County residents every weekday morning with friendly chatter and the week’s news items. They have become familiar voices to the radio listening public and Dillon’s staunchest cheerleaders.

District expects to save nearly $1 million over 10 years

SD10 trustees approve refinance, budget

Dillon Elementary School District 10s Board of Trustees approved a final budget of just over $6 million for Fiscal Year 2016-17 last Thursday that will include the first installment of significant savings for taxpayers realized through a bond refinancing it w

Madison County Fair

Hospital election set, school votes up in the air

With the filing of a third candidate last week, the county will be holding an election this spring for two seats on the Barrett Hospital & Healthcare Board of Trustees.

Heidi Gleason filed to run before Friday’s 5 p.m. deadline and has joined incumbents Joe Morstein and Shane Puyear as candidates for two BHH Board seats, according to Beaverhead County Election Officer Debbie Scott.