Monthly archive

August, 2017

  • Adrianna Pittman ended her scholastic softball playing career last week in typically superlative fashion. The recent BCHS grad garnered the Most Outstanding Player Award at the Fourth Annual All-State High School Softball Veteran's Softball Classic in Belgrade Aug. 4–5. “I felt so humbled, I almost went to tears,” said Pittman of her reaction when...
  • The Dillon City Council at its meeting last week cut back on some fiscal cutbacks suggested by Mayor Mike Klakken and endorsed by its Finance Committee, after hearing from some of the people who would be directly affected by them. The City Council voted unanimously to put the Dillon Police Department’s overtime line item back to $30,000 instead of...
  • With everyone’s thoughts turning more and more to the skies due to the impending total solar eclipse for parts of the U.S., the Dillon Public Library is staging some astronomically fun and informative events next week. The Library will host a Solar Eclipse Community Potluck Party on Monday, Aug. 21, in Jaycee Park in downtown Dillon, where people...
  • ADVISORY: A near-total solar eclipse will block out almost th the entire sun at approximately 11:30 a.m. and last about two minutes, during which time the sky will dim as if it is evening and pets could become disoriented. The moon will begin to pass across the sun approximately 90 minutes earlier and complete its journey across the sun from our...
  • DEADLINE Vendor apps due today Applications for a vendor spot for the Labor Day Weekend Bazaar at Depot Park in downtown Dillon are due by Friday, Aug. 18 with a $100 check. To get an application, go to Dillon City Hall, 125 S. Idaho St. in Dillon, or contact Stacy Roundy be emailing clerk@dillonmt.org. WEATHER Saturday: Partly cloudy skies but...
  • Frank was a member of the “Greatest Generation” and, typically, exhibited the characteristics of hard work, and love of God, family, and country. He continually pursued education throughout his life and never lost his thirst for knowledge. Frank was born in Miles City, on July 24, 1920. His parents, Frank and Norma (Moore) Busch, were ranchers in...
  • Our beloved mother, Jeannette Darlene Redfield, departed this plain to join her soulmate, our father, Ralph Rodney (Bud) Redfield, on Aug 9, 2017; six years and one day after he passed. She was surrounded by her granddaughters when she passed. Jeannette was born in Butte, to John Stephen and Lulu Grace Keene, on Jan 26, 1940, the second child of...
  • Jace Peterson, Ladalee Tash, Mya Malesich, Olivia Nourse, Haley Cox and Danielle Warburton competed in events designed for special needs athletes at last week's Exceptional Rodeo on the Beaverhead County Fairgrounds, where a new world record was set for average number of smiles per minute per attendee. For more photos from the Exceptional Rodeo...
  • The Dillon Tribune's annual Back to School section is included in the print edition of this week's paper, which hits newstands today, Wednesday, Aug. 16.
  • With technology becoming more important and challenging every year, Dillon Elementary School District #10 decided to double its tech team for the coming school year. Jim Huber recently joined SD #10 as network administrator, with Sarah Gibson switching over from her longtime role as a Dillon Middle School teacher to become the technology...