The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

School Board renews contract

The Whitehall School Board of Trustees voted Tuesday night to renew the second year of a three-year contract for Superintendent John Sullivan. Prior to voting, Board President Michelle LaFountaine said Sullivan always works hard to improve both...

Council discusses solid waste issues

The Whitehall Town Council tabled the discussion on a resolution at their monthly meeting Monday that increases the fees for solid waste services. The discussion on resolution 2015-6 has been tabled until the governing bodies March meeting. The...

Budget defines first week of Montana Legislature

Montana's 2017 Legislature has begun to tackle a wide swath of issues, from public safety to infrastructure, from education to agriculture. But as the first of many bills were read in committee rooms ...

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Tuesday, Jan. 3 1:57 a.m. - traffic stop, North Whitehall Street, Whitehall 11:02 a.m. - care for sick/injured, 409 East Legion Avenue, Whitehall 1:59 p.m. - suspicious/person/vehicle/circumstance, 13 West Legion Avenue, Whitehall 3:34 p.m. - care...

Ambulance District Resolution discussion moved to next week

The Jefferson County Commissioners have changed the date they will discuss a Resolution of Intent to Create the Jefferson Valley Rural Ambulance District. The Commissioners moved discussing the issue from their January 10 to their meeting January...

Jefferson County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At our regular meeting last week, we gave Final Plat approval for the Elkhorn Crossing Minor Subdivision near Montana City. We chose Cory Kirsch to be the new Presiding Officer (Chair) for 2017. Resolution 02-2017 was approved to keep all...

Whitehall splits Tuesday with rival Jefferson

The Whitehall High School boy’s basketball held off a scrappy Jefferson High School team in rivalry action last night in Boulder. Playing without senior leader Colton Noyes who missed the game due to sickness, the Trojans (5-1, 3-0 5B) overcame a...

POOL NEWS

WEEK OF 1-5-17 TEAM Legends 1: 16-1 Mint 1: 12-5 Mint 3: 10-7 Legends 4: 9-8 MEN 4-0 Paul Hunt Mike Wall Leland Flint Brian Powers Gordon Lyons 3-1 Dwayne McClanahan Mike Franich Will Bowen Todd Choquette Brian Hartford WOMEN 3-1 Jamie Ballard Lisa...

Trojans battle the best in Bozeman

The Whitehall High School wrestling team was able face off against some of the best teams in the state at last week's Tom LeProwse Tournament in Bozeman. "The boys did well. It is the biggest,...

Trojans topple Tigers

The Whitehall High School boy's basketball stayed undefeated at home with a 70-53 win last Thursday over Manhattan. The Trojans jumped out to a 20-12 lead in a first quarter that saw freshman Max...

Lady Trojans take down Manhattan

After opening the season with three consecutive wins, the Whitehall High School girl's basketball team hit a rough patch with back-to-back losses against Three Forks and Twin Bridges. The team...

Weight, fitness room opens next week

Local residents will soon have a new weight and fitness room available for use, as well as personal trainer services being offered by Kenneth Heilig. The room is located at 104 E. First St. in...

Editorial: Lady Trojans show plenty of promise

It would be safe to say the past few years have been difficult for the Whitehall High School girl's basketball team. As soon as the team took to the court to open the 2016-17 season, this changed in...

Column: STOP THE PRESS!!

When I first started out as a reporter I always had the dream of frantically running into the printing facility and screaming, "Stop the press". I had seen this in multiple movies and television...

Between the Stacks

It’s Music Jam Time for all the singers, musicians, and patrons who just like to listen in. Music Jam is a group of people who love to make music together in the basement of the Library. The group meets every second Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and is...

For Your Information

Volunteers at the Museum are really glad to have John Joy back in the mix. Health issues kept him isolated for a few months, but along with the 7 others trying to get back into their routines, he just picked up where he had left off. The key word...

Principal's Principles

January is a month full of cold and winter. January also reminds us of portions of our life that may need improving or revamping (New Year’s Resolutions). It is funny how motivated we are to start something new, or continue something started...

Looking Back 25 Years

January 15, 1992 The Whitehall Drama Troupe presented “Cheaper by the Dozen” last week to the students and community. “The play was a comedy with some messages about inter-generational conflicts, dealing with teenagers and about what is...

SHELLEY OLSON

On January 6, 2016 we lost our mother, daughter, sister and friend, Shelley. Shelley Olson was born July 22, 1958, to Weston and Donna (Ogan) Clark in Sheridan, Montana. She lived on the ranch in...

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