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Montana Western re-opened after bomb threat

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The University of Montana Western in Dillon. (MTN News file photo) The University of Montana Western in Dillon. (MTN News file photo)

DILLON - Dillon Police say the campus of the University of Montana Western in Dillon is reopened Friday afternoon after it was evacuated due to a bomb threat earlier in the day.

Classes and activities remain canceled for Friday. Classes will resume at 8:15 a.m. on Monday.

“I was impressed by the quick evacuation by our staff, students, and faculty," said UM-Western Chancellor Beth Wetherby. "I am thankful to our amazing law enforcement agencies who were swift to act and diligent in ensuring the safety of our community.”  

The 125th Founders Anniversary events will be rescheduled at a later date.


(first report)

DILLON - Dillon Police Chief Don Guiberson confirmed there was a bomb threat at the University Montana Western in Dillon and officers are in the process of evacuating the campus.

An official at Montana Western in Dillon reported receiving a bomb threat on Friday morning. No further details were provided. This story will be updated as soon as new information becomes available.

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