Weather, events and reminders for the coming days

Monday: About a 15 percent chance of snow during the day when SW winds will blow around 12 mph and temperatures will peak in the mid 20s.
Monday Night: COLD ALERT! The thermometer will dip into single digits after midnight when the chance of snow will remain around 20 percentand SW winds will continue to blow at around 10 mph, driving the wind-chill temperature below zero.

Tuesday: COLD ALERT! Temperatures will remain around 7 degrees at dawn, with SW winds of around 8–15 mph making it feel more like below zero before the thermometer climbs to around 30 degrees in the afternoon; only a slight chance of snow throughout the day.
Tuesday Night: COLD ALERT! Temperatures will drop to about 10 degrees after midnight, when the chance of snow remains negligible and winds continue to blow from the southwest at about 10 mph, pushing the wind-chill factor below zero.

Streets group meets today
The Dillon City Council’s Street & Alley Committee will hold its monthly meeting today, Monday, March 5, starting at 4 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. The agenda includes a method to rank city streets, bike racks, a proposal to replace three blocks of Idaho Street and street sign replacement. For more information, call 683-4245.

No county commissioners meeting today

The Beaverhead County Commissioners will not be holding their weekly Monday meeting today, March 5, due to a national conference of county commissioners going on in Washington D.C. They will next meet next Monday, March 12, in the Beaverhead County Courthouse. For more information, call 683-3767.

Bike/Walk meeting Tues.
The Southwest Montana Bike/Walk group will hold its next monthly meeting 5:30–6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, when bike preparation for the spring and the Yellowstone ride will be among the items on the agenda. For more information, contact Larry Volkening at 406-925-3775 or volkenla@yahoo.com.

BCHS spring sports meeting Tues.
The Beaverhead County High School Spring Preseason Sports Meeting for parents and students interested in participating in tennis, softball, or track this year will take place on Tuesday, March 6 in the B.W. Lodge, starting at 7 p.m. Student athlete attendance is required, with their parents strongly urged to also attend. Practices for all three sports will begin March 12. For more information, call 683-2361.

Friends of Library meet Tues.
The Friends of the Dillon Public Library will next meet Tuesday, March 6, starting at 7 p.m. at the Library, 125 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon.

Mountain men trio Tues.
The Wardens, three men who have toiled most of their lives in the backcountry of Canada, will share their music and stories on Tuesday, March 6, in the Beaverhead County Museum’s Depot Theater on South Montana Street in downtown Dillon, starting at 7:30 p.m. Adult admission costs $15, while those aged 18 and under can get in for $10. For more information, call event sponsor the Southwest Montana Arts Council at 683-6208 or go to www.smacarts.org.

Card game Tuesdays
Everyone is invited to join in the weekly Pinochle game played 1–4 p.m. on Tuesdays at the local Senior Center, 126 S. Montana St. in downtown Dillon.

Legos at Library Tuesdays
Kids aged newborn and up can have fun and build their brain power, along with some impressive miniature structures, at the weekly Legos in the Library workshop 4–6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the basement of the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call the Library at 683-4544.

Computer programming Tuesdays
Anyone aged 10-and-over can learn the basics and more advanced skills of computer programming 6–8 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Dillon Public Library. For more information, stop by the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon, or call 683-4544.

Youth bball tourney signup by today
The Western Classic Basketball Tournament for boys and girls in grade 3–9 will take to the court in Dillon on March 10–11. Registration costs $200 per team and must be completed by Monday, March 5. To get registration forms, as well as tourney rules and local lodging info, go to www.umwbulldogs/sports and click on the Camps tab and then Tournaments. For more information, contact Kevin Engellant at kevin.engellant@umwestern.edu.

Pro snowmobile event signup by Wed.
Registration is due Wednesday, March 7, for the Rocky Mountain States Hillclimb Association’s Lost Trail Powder Mountain Hillclimb on March 10–11. Located 27 miles west of Widsom where Hwy 43 and Hwy 93 meet, Lost Trail Powder Mountain hosted a successful RMSHA event last year that featured many of the world’s top riders, including Dillon’s Keith Curtis. For more information, go to/www.rmsha.net/.

Pheasant Shoot signups closed
All the spots have been filled for the Eighth Annual Hagenbarth Charity Pheasant Shoot on March 11, in Glen.

Little League signups open
Registration for Beaverhead Little League baseball and softball for boys and girls aged 4–16 is now open Go to www.beaverheadlittleleague.org to sign up. For more information, call Bobbi at 491-4215 or Alyssa at 406-660-0512.

Avalanche updates
Avalanche danger remains high in the backcountry of Beaverhead County and much of Montana. For more information on snow conditions and avalanche danger in the area, go to www.avalanche.org, www.mtavalanche.com/education, and www.missoulaavalanche.org/education-events and/or call the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest office at 683-3900 or its 24-hour recorded information line 683-3913.