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Whitehall High School Graduation Sunday

The Whitehall High School Class of 2017 graduation is scheduled to take place Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m. in the Varsity Gym. The Valedictorian for the class is Braden Larsen. The Salutatorian for 2017 is Rabeca Kopf. The ceremony will begin with the...

2017 Memorial Day ceremony Monday

The Whitehall American Legion Post #24 and the Ralph Sullender Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4603 will have a Memorial Day service in the veteran’s area of the Whitehall cemetery Monday, May 29 at 10:00 a.m. This year a special recognition of...

Commission to vote on Ambulance resolution

The Jefferson County Commissioners will vote next week on Resolution 14-2017 Calling for an Election Regarding the Formation of an Ambulance District in the Whitehall area and the Election of a Board of Trustees. The vote will take place in the...

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, May 15 8:04 a.m. – theft, 619 East Legion Avenue, Whitehall 8:11 a.m. – public safety, I-90 eastbound, MM 233-271, Whitehall 9:39 a.m. – theft, 515 North Whitehall Street, Whitehall 10:31 a.m. - traffic/ reckless, 511 1/2 East Legion...

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, We held last week’s meeting at Bordon’s in Whitehall. We approved the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan for Jefferson County. DES Coordinator, Doug Dodge has done a lot of work on this and has involved folks from all over the County. We...

Sepulveda ends storied career at state tennis

A tremendous high school tennis career for Whitehall's Monica Sepulveda came to an end last week at the Class B-C State Tournament in Missoula. Competing in what head coach Kerry Sacry was one of the ...

State track Friday in Butte

A total of eight Whitehall High School athletes will be competing at MHSA Class B State Track Tournament Friday and Saturday in Butte. Ann Russell, Wyatt Alexander, Hunter Flynn, Max Feight, Steven Japhet, Andrew Simon, Braden Smith and Cade Briggs...

Editorial: Vote would allow residents to decide

While a final decision has yet to be made, it appears local residents will be heading to the polls to let their voices be heard about the creation of the Jefferson Valley Rural Ambulance District. The Jefferson County Commissioners will make the...

Column: Spring in Montana

I've got to admit that last Wednesday I was really starting to get nervous. Usually during the winter months I always know there is a chance that the newspaper might be delayed a few hours or...

JV Museum Opens Its Doors on 21st Anniversary

The new signs in town herald the twenty-first season of the Jefferson Valley Museum. Since 1996 the historical building has shared the history of this area with the many visitors from the 50 States,...

PLAY THAT MUSIC

Whitehall Elementary students wowed the crowds last Tuesday at their annual Spring Concert. The theme of the concert was "Play that Music". The K-5 students were under the ...

For Your Information

Nonie Sacry told me once “If you have too much to do today, be thankful, and pray for those who have nothing to do.” Good advice and these past few weeks, I should have been praying a whole lot!!! The Special Election on Thurs. will be an...

Dance, tumbling recital held at Star Theater

It was an evening of glitz and glamour with a bit of tap and ballet and hand stands, splits, back bends and somersaults thrown in. It was the "Dancing Through the Decades" Dance and Tumbling Recital...

Between the Stacks

The Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday May 29. In response to the young patron who asked me why we were closed on that day, here is the answer. Memorial Day came out of the horrific casualties the United States suffered on both sides...

RaeCille "Sis" Dawson

RaeCille "Sis" Dawson, 72, of Boulder, received a call on May 12, 2017 with an offer to paint the most incredible landscape view imaginable. She was embraced by the loving arms of her family and in...

Elsie Maack DeFrance Terrill

Elsie Maack DeFrance Terrill January 9, 1922- May 15, 2017 95 Trips around the Sun Elsie was born on a farm in Ellendale, North Dakota in 1922, the tenth of 13 children to German immigrants Christian ...

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