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August, 2017

  • Van Lowell Davis, 88, of Dillon, peacefully passed away August 27, surrounded by his family, at Barrett Hospital & Healthcare, in Dillon. Van was born May 27, 1929, in Downey, Idaho, to Reynold Davis and (Mary) Leona Thompson Davis. He was the sixth of ten children of their family. He grew up and attended grade school in Virginia, Idaho, and...
  • Carol “Jean” Spencer, 86, of Dillon, passed away at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her family, on August 19. She was born on January 16, 1931, in Polk County, Wisconsin, to Albert and Alice Peterson. She was married briefly to C. Ashlocke, then divorced and married to David Spencer. She was blessed with six children and a step-daughter....
  • WEATHER Monday: HEAT ALERT AND SMOKE ALERT. Temperatures will rise steadily throughout the day to a high of 90 degrees in the afternoon, when the chance of precipitation will rise to about 15 percent; smoke from area wildfires will fill the skies throughout the day, with only light winds expected. Monday Night: Temperatures will decline after dusk...
  • The University of Montana Western football defense got tested early, late and plenty of times in between, but held fast to secure the Bulldogs a 16-14 victory over Frontier Conference foe College of Idaho in both team's season opener on Saturday afternoon at Vigilante Field in Dillon. UMW's starting quarterbaack J.D. Ferris went out with an injury...
  • EVENTS Free Planetarium Sat.–Sun. A Planetarium will continue to host free 15–20 shows in the Dilmart Building at the NW corner of Glendale and Idaho streets in downtown Dillon today and tomorrow, Friday–Saturday, Aug. 25–26. The shows will cover a variety of topics within the 19-feet by 16-feet by 10-feet Planetarium from the Museum of the...
  • Agnes Ollie Dons Eberline Melton, 97, passed away Friday, August 11, at Barrett Hospital. Ollie was born in Goshen, Idaho, on February 27, 1920, and spent her early years in Shelley, Idaho, but attended grade school in Dillon. She helped her parents, Hans and Hanna Dons, run the Mill Point Hotel from 1929 through 1936. Ollie married Loren M....
  • The University of Montana Western’s football program’s long, steady climb over the past seven years from the bottom of the canyon to near the summit of the Frontier Conference will commence its next attempt to plant its flag atop the peak on Saturday, when the Bulldogs host College of Idaho at Vigilante Field in both team’s season opener.
  • At its last regularly scheduled meeting of the month last week, the Dillon City Council set up an additional August council meeting for next week, on top of voting on a renovation of Jaycee Park and dealing with several other matters. “I think we should schedule at least one special city council meeting to deal specifically with the budget, and...
  • Dreams can not only come true, they can be just as good or even better than you ever dreamed they’d be, according to the co-owner of a new downtown business. “I dreamed of owning a salon, but I never thought it would come true,” said Brittany Hatfield, co-owner of Tru Lux Salon, in downtown Dillon. “And I couldn’t have picked a better building and...
  • Hundreds of people attended the Solar Eclipse Community Potluck Party put on Monday by the Dillon Public Library in Jaycee Park to enjoy food, each other's company and a rate total eclipse in the sky above. For a gallery of photos from the event, click on the link below: https://dillontribune.smugmug.com/Total-Solar-Eclipse-Party-in-Jaycee-Pa...