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

Stageline Pizza opening soon

Stageline Pizza is coming to Whitehall. The restaurant will be located in the former home of the Chinese Garden at 605 W. Legion. According to officials at Town Hall, a business license for the...

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, Mar. 13 7:53 a.m. - traffic accident/ 1 vehicle /non injury, 80 Daly Road, Whitehall 10:01 a.m. - suspicious / person/vehicle/circumstance, 6420 Hwy 41, Whitehall 10:55 a.m. – citizen assist, 409 East Legion Avenue, Whitehall 1:31 p.m....

Production above target at Golden Sunlight Mine

There were plenty of positives during February at the Golden Sunlight Mine in Whitehall. At the Community Transition Advisory Committee earlier this month, Mine General Manager Dan Banghart reported the production during the month was 5,076 ounces,...

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At last week’s meeting we reviewed claims and then met with Road Supervisor, Rory Parsons. The Road crews are cleaning up things from the winter. The crew is going back to working four tens for the remainder of the spring, summer, and...

Budget dominates 2017 Legislative Session

The Montana Legislature is responsible for accomplishing a great deal during the 90 days it meets every two years. But lawmakers are actually only constitutionally required to do one thing - create...

Lawmakers debate bills on infrastructure, abortion

HELENA -- As Republicans and Democrats grapple with how to fund statewide infrastructure projects at the Montana Legislature, one bill in the House aims to put that decision in the hands of local voters. House Bill 577, introduced by Rep. Dave...

Trojans open season next week

Just one week into practice, it’s looking like it could be great 2017 season for the Whitehall High School track team. Trojans head coach Dan Lacey said they have 31 kids who have come out, which is by far their biggest team in a while. “We...

Five Trojans notch postseason accolades

The Whitehall High School boys and girls basketball teams were well represented on the all state and conference teams. A total of five Trojans earned postseason accolades, including two making the...

Wrestlers shine in Anaconda

Whitehall Wrestlers competed at a USA wrestling tournament (Smelter City Smackdown) in Anaconda last weekend. Whitehall had and outstanding showing. Results: Schoolboy 91-Karson Klapan-1st; SB-98...

Editorial -- Hall Banquet: A special night for Whitehall

This Saturday, the Whitehall High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its second class at a special ceremony. The Ledger would like to encourage residents to attend the ceremony that will take place starting at 6 p.m. at the high school. The...

Column: Plenty of positive

I had someone tell me the other day I complain a lot in my columns. I just had to smile because I knew it was true. At the same time, if I didn’t have somewhere to vent I would probably go a little bit crazy. I’m probably just a few more years...

Whitehall trio performs

Far away from the madness of St. Patrick's Day in uptown Butte, the Handing Down the Heritage Festival has garnered a reputation of a family friendly celebration with music and dancing for all ages....

Resident hoping to bring Harlem Ambassadors to Whitehall area

The Harlem Ambassadors comedic basketball team will be performing May 5 in Butte. Whitehall resident Earleen Lloyd has been working hard to bring them to Whitehall the day before the show. She is currently trying to secure funding to set up an...

For Your Information

This has been a quiet week. According to the Daily Bread reading for the first day of Spring, Jesus said to his disciples in Mark 6:31, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” Sounds pretty nice to me, especially if it...

Between the Stacks

Joyeux printemps! Happy springtime! The History Book Club will be finishing up “Mrs. Sherlock Holmes” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28, and head to France for April. Edward Rutherfurd’s novel “Paris” is the choice for next month. This...

Museum purchases flat file cabinets

In October, the Jefferson Valley Community Foundation generously granted a $4,000 gift to the Jefferson Valley Museum. Archival safe flat file cabinets were purchased with the money. While it has...

Looking Back 25 Years

March 25, 1992 Three WHS Juniors were chosen to attend Montana Boys State. They are Matt Reiff, son of Dr. and Mrs. Terry Reiff; Jeff Robenstein, son of Sue Robenstein, Brent Sears, son of Ron and Janet Sears; and alternate Cory Tebay, son of...

Mary Joyce, Ward, Miller, Lockyer of Dillon. Born March 6, 1930. Died March 16, 2017.

Mary so greatly enjoyed life and has went to be with her lord and savior Jesus Christ. She will be greatly missed by her dear friends and loving family. Mary was born in Austin, Minnesota, lived in...

James Richard Rennie

James Richard Rennie (Dick) died peacefully in the comfort of his home on the first day of spring of 2017 surrounded by his loving wife of 57 years and children. Dick was known by many through his...

BRENDA DONEY

After a brief illness Brenda Sue Worthan Doney returned to her heavenly Father and the Arms of Jesus. Brenda was born March 24th, 1959 in Vernal, Utah to William and Sharon Worthan. Brenda graduated from Powell County High School in Deer Lodge, MT...

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