Weather and Events Fri.-Sun.


Temperatures will climb from near freezing at dawn into a high in the mid-40s around noon, and then fall back to freezing by dusk, with about a 20 percent chance of precipitation throughout the day and SSW winds of approximately 7 mph.
Friday Night: The chance of snow will peak at 40 percent around 9 p.m. then drop to around 20 percent the rest of the night, when temperatures will decline steadily after dusk in the mid-20s after midnight, when SSW winds of around 8 mph could drive wind chill temperatures into the teens.

Vets Day Assembly Fri.
Dillon Middle School will host its annual Veterans Day Assembly with featured speaker Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney on Friday, Nov. 10, starting at 10:45 a.m. in the DMS gym. A luncheon will follow at the Parkview Elementary cafeteria. For more information, call 683-4311.

UMW mens bball Fri.
The University of Montana Western’s mens basketball team will host College of Idaho in Straugh Gymnasium on Friday, Nov. 10, for a game set to tip off at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.


Partly cloudy skies, with temperatures looking to peak in the high 30s in the afternoon and SSW winds of around 7 mph throughout the day, when there will only be a slight chance of precipitation.
Saturday Night: WIND CHILL ALERT! A combination of low temperatures near 20 degrees after midnight and winds gusting from the south at up to 15 mph could drive wind chill temps to around 10 degrees, with the chance of precipitation hovering around 5 percent throughout the night.

Vets Day Breakfast Sat.
A Veterans Day Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 11, in the local National Guard Armory, 1070 Hwy 41 N. Starting a 7 a.m., bacon, eggs, pancakes, biscuits and other popular breakfast fare will be served until the food is gone. Everyone is invited to attend to honor vets.

Decoupage workshops Sat.
A trio of Decoupage Workshops will be taught by artist Maria Gallegos on Saturday, November 11, at the Art Center, 120 N. Montana St. A 10–11 a.m. workshop will be conducted for 2–6 graders, then a 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. session will be open to 7–12 graders, followed by a 1–2 p.m. class for adults. Decoupage is the art of decorating an object by gluing colored paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and other decorative elements. Youth workshops are free and the adult class costs $5 to attend, with each having a limit of 20 participants. You can register by going to SMACarts@gmail.comor or by calling 683-6208.

UMW football plays Sat.
The University of Montana Western football team will play its season finale on Saturday, Nov. 11, on Vigilante Field in Dillon, where the noon kickoff will be preceded by Senior Day ceremonies.

1980s Dance Party Sat.
The Rewind to the ’80s Dance Party with live music by Willy James will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11, starting at 8 p.m. in the Dillon Elks Lodge, 27 E. Center St. in downtown Dillon. Tickets will be available at the door for $3 per person and $5 per couple Door prizes and an award for best costume will be given out. For more information, call 683-5552.

Sunday: Temperatures will rise from the mid-20s at dawn to highs in the lower 40s in the afternoon, when SSW winds of around 7 mph will shift for a few hours to from the east, though the chance of precipitation will remain at about 5 percent.
Sunday Night: Winds will shift back to from the south after dusk and remain around 8 mph through the night, when there will be only around a 5 percent chance of precipitation and temperatures will decline slight to a low of around 30 degrees at dawn.

Battlefield winter hrs. start Sun.
On Sunday, Nov. 12, the Big Hole National Battlefield in Wisdom will commence its winter hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. when its visitor center will be open, seven days a week. Upcoming closure days for the center include Nov. 10, Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1, Jan. 15 and Feb. 19. To get more information or the latest reports of conditions on the Battlefield’s cross-count.