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

Hunter Flynn serves as page

A Whitehall High School senior was able to get some hands on experience in politics last week at the State Capital in Helena. Hunter Flynn spent the week as a page for Montana State Representative...

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, Last week was the Montana Association of Counties (MACO) mid-winter meetings in Helena. Monday, I attended the Agricultural Committee meeting and the Coalition of Forest Counties. Both Committees had speakers that talked about various...

Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices one step closer to elimination

The Montana House of Representatives passed a bill last week that would shutter the Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices, which some critics say could put the integrity of Montana...

Jefferson County Sherrif's Report

Monday, Feb. 13 3:33 a.m. – traffic stop, Hwy 69, MM 18, Cardwell 7:15 a.m. - care for sick/injured, 106 South Sheridan Street, Whitehall 7:40 a.m. - stranded motorist, I-90 eastbound, MM 256, Cardwell 10:46 a.m. - VIN inspection, 43 Curlew Lane,...

Trojans headed to Divisional

BELGRADE -- Imagine the score being 20-2. Imagine no longer because that was the score -- Whitehall 20, Three Forks 2 -- after one quarter en route to a resounding 62-33 victory Monday night in the... Full story

Crowds come out for Whitehall Little Guy Wrestling Tournament

The Whitehall Little Guy Wrestling program hosted the first tournament of the Little Guy Wrestling Season. Parents, high school wrestlers, and community volunteers helped make this a successful event. I can say that Whitehall and surrounding...

Season of promise for Lady Trojans

While their season may have come to an end with two losses at the 5B District Tournament in Belgrade, there was plenty to be proud of for the 2016-17 Whitehall High School girls basketball team. The...

Editorial: Trojans give community sense of pride

It only took a few steps into the Belgrade Events Center Monday night to see there was something special in the air. Not only did Whitehall have a large crowd for their challenge game against Three Forks, they were vocal well before tipoff. It was...

Column: Baking Bacon

I've not met many people that don't love bacon. I try not to judge the people that don't consider it a delicacy, but quite possibly in the back of my mind they might be spies or up to some sort of...

International dinner March 12

It’s once again time for the Whitehall Rotary International Dinner. The planned date for the event is March 12, 2017, at the Whitehall Community Center. The Whitehall Rotary is looking for people who have a passion for cooking and supporting...

Local resident has part in film

Last Saturday, Whitehall resident Mike Hagan traveled to Dillon to attend a world premier screening of the "The Big Muddy Western Film Series". Hagan was not only one of the many in the standing room ...

"Sew Blooming Fun" at Garden Club meeting

Due to weather conditions the Whitehall Garden Club meeting was postponed until February 8, but all the planned activities still took place. Ann Palmer and Karen Ranta provided a delicious array of...

Love INC event Monday

Love INC of the Greater Whitehall area would like to invite the community to an evening of information and appreciation on Monday, February 27, from 7 – 8 p.m. at the Whitehall High School Cafeteria. Organizers are hoping that everyone interested...

Hal, Sheila Stearns honored

Governor Steve Bullock hosted the Governor’s Humanities Awards ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, January 26. Tow of the honorees were Hal and Sheila Stearns. The others were Chere Jiusto, John Murray, Karen Aspevig Stevenson, and...

Rotary Club distributes dictionaries

Third graders in Cardwell and Harrison grade schools received their very own dictionary this month from Whitehall Rotarians Sheri Johnson and Karen Burtch. Whitehall third graders received their...

For Your Information

It’s interesting that there is four of each day of the week this February. Don’t believe that it only happens every 823 years or whatever. And don’t fall for the line that if you send it on to x number of people you will receive lots of...

Looking Back 25 Years

Wednesday, February 26, 1992 Eight Whitehall students and one alternate were chosen to take part in the county spelling bee in Boulder on Feb. 26th. The local spelling bee was held on Feb. 19th with 15 students competing for their chance to...

MARILYNN MAE TAYLOR MCKENZIE (1936-2017)

Marilynn was born the middle child of five children to Arlee W and Emma A Taylor in Glascow, MT. on June 28, 1936. The family lived on a farm in eastern Montana until she was five when the family...

PETER MOLENDA

Peter Molenda, 86, of Hamilton, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, surrounded by his family at his home. He was born to Peter and Anna Molenda, a longtime Whitehall family, on Nov. 30, 1930, in ...

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