Tribune Weekstarter Guide July 10–11

Weather and Events in the days and nights ahead

Monday: High temperatures in mid-80s under partly cloudy skies, with a 10–15 percent chance of precipitation in the afternoon and SW winds gusting up to 25 mph.
Monday night: Temperatures dropping steadily after midnight to mid-50s by dawn, with almost no chance of precipitation and light winds shifting to from the north.
Tuesday: SW winds under 10 mph through partly cloudy skies, with temperatures rising into the 80s in the afternoon, when there will be a slight chance of showers.
Tuesday night: About a 10 percent chance of isolated thunderstorms, with winds around 7 mph shifting from SW to NNE after dusk, when temperatures will begin dropping steadily again to the mid-50s by dawn.

Finance Comm. meets today
The Dillon City Council Finance Committee will meet on Monday, July 10, starting at 2 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. The meeting agenda includes an overview of the city’s Fiscal Year 2017–18 Preliminary Budget and a discussion of how many mill levies will be required to cover a proposal to add two more officers to the Dillon Police force. For more information, call 683-4245.

Cemetery Comm. meets today

The Cemetery Committee of the Dillon City Council is set to meet today, Monday, July 10, starting at 4 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. The meeting will include a discussion of a proposed ordinance for operating the city’s cemetery, as well as other items. For more information, call 683-4245.

Public lands presentation today
Patagonia Running Ambassador Luke Nelson will discuss efforts to defend Bears Ears National Monument and public lands today, Monday, July 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Dillon Patagonia Outlet, 16 S. Idaho St. For more information, call 683-2580.

Chamber of Commerce meets Tues.
The Beaverhead County Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture will convene at noon on Tuesday, July 11, in Dillon City Council Chambers at 125 N. Idaho St.

Cancer survivors dinner Tues.
The annual Survivors Dinner for area cancer survivors and their dates will take place Tuesday, July 11, at the Elks Lodge #1554, 27 E. Center St. in downtown Dillon. The event will start with a 5:30 p.m. social hour and proceed to a 6:30 p.m. Hawaiian lua, with Polynesian rice and teriyaki chicken, as well as sweet and sour pork on the menu. Any cancer survivor interested in attending the Survivors Dinner on Tuesday, July 11, should call Judy Westfall (406-660-0387).

Public hearing, zoning meeting Tues.
The city’s Zoning Commission will host a 6:30 p.m. public hearing on Tuesday, July 11, a proposed Verizon Wireless Communication Facility that will include a 120-foot tower in Dillon. The agenda for the 7 p.m. Zoning Commission to follow includes a discussion of the Verizon proposal, as well as a review of the status of proposed zoning changes to the city’s Central Business District (which will be the subject of an Aug. 13 public hearing) and a review of the status of EMC signs (which will be the subject of a 6:30 p.m. public hearing on Thursday, July 13). All these get-togethers will take place in Dillon City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4245.

Slumber party Tues.
Pajamas in the Park offers bedtime stories and treats for kids and their family members on summer Tuesdays in the backyard of the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon, starting at 7 p.m. Attendees can bring a blanket, bean bags, lawn chairs and other comfortable items to recline on, as well as teddy bears. The Library will provide the stories and treats. For more information, call 683-4544.

All ages tennis camp next week
The 18th Annual Community Tennis Camp is set for 9–11 a.m. July 17–19 at the tennis courts on Cottom Drive across from Dillon Middle School. Adults are welcome to participate in this camp designed for ages 8 and older overseen by tennis coaches from Beaverhead County High School. The camp fee of $30 incluces a t-shirt. To register, call Jenny Waldorf (683-2056) or Lois Woodard (406-925-1656).