Monthly archive

July, 2017

  • The July 11 Survivors Dinner in Dillon will take participants to Hawaii to help honor the long, sometimes hard, often exhilarating path of life they continue to walk and dance down following their cancer diagnoses. “The Survivors Dinner is an event to honor survivors and recognize the journey they are travelling,” explained Misti Wahl of the...
  • In a highly unusual move at the last Dillon City Council meeting, City Treasurer Neal Straus submitted a pair of financial reports for the month of May to the council—but then asked that the council not vote to accept them. “The reports in your packets are for your information only,” Straus advised the council members during his city treasurer...
  • Somebody up there clearly loves baseball. And the Dillon Cubs. And longtime Cubs Manager Gail Whitworth, who got called up to the biggest league of all last summer and seems to have already earned a spot helping arrange the outcomes of baseball games. Because warm, sunny skies were delivered for the Cubs’ home doubleheader at Cubs Can-Am Field...
  • Perseverance has emerged as one of the themes and core virtues of the Dillon Cubs this season. And it paid off last week with a pair of big wins—and then through its inherent rewards the following night in a pair of home doubleheaders last week. For a full recap of the Cubs two doubleheaders, see this week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.
  • The Dillon City Council last Wednesday at its final regular meeting of June voted unanimously in favor of some changes to the city’s animal ordinances and tabled an increasingly controversial proposal by Mayor Mike Klakken to purchase an excavator to repair city streets. The final item on last week’s meeting agenda before the closing period of...
  • Shirley Williams, 65, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from injuries sustained in a tragic vehicle accident outside of Idaho Falls. Shirley was born April 1, 1952, in Paso Robles, California. She attended Cal Poly State University SLO. After graduating Cal Poly, she taught school in a one-room schoolhouse in Polaris,...

June, 2017

  • WEATHER FORECAST Friday, June 30: Mostly sunny with almost no chance of precipitation and high temperatures climbing into the mid-70s in the late afternoon, with light winds from shifting directions. Friday night: Chances of precipitation remaining negligible and low temperatures dipping just below 50 temperatures near dawn, when NE winds could...
  • Dale Garland Buckingham passed on June 28. He is survived by his five children, Dwight Calvert (Preston), Bibiana Leilani, Garland Carter, Rhonda Dale and Candette Prim. There was a funeral service on July 1, in Dillon. A guestbook is available online at www.brundagefuneralhome.com.
  • Richard Manuel Pinto passed away June 21. He is survived by: his wife, JoAnn; and sons Rock, Rick and Raul. There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated on July 10 at 12:10 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. A guestbook is available online at www.brundagefuneralhome.com.
  • The Dillon Cubs persevered through gusting winds and a rough start to game two to notch a pair of wins over the Livingston Braves in a doubleheader Tuesday on Cubs Can-Am Field in Dillon. Look to next week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune for a complete recap of the games, as well as the doubleheader the Cubs will host tomorrow against the...