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 By Jack H. Smith    Community    June 21, 2017 

Community pool fundraiser Friday night

During the summer months the Whitehall Community Pool gives local residents plenty of opportunity for fun or a chance to exercise. This Friday, those who enjoy the many assets of the community focal point will be able to give back at a fundraising...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Community    June 21, 2017 

Star sign gets makeover

For those who have taken a drive down Legion Avenue or been to a movie in the past several days, it would be hard not to have noticed the beautiful upgrade to the sign at the Star Theater in...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    June 21, 2017 

For Your Information

Breakaway Youth Ranch is hosting a demonstration by Wild Horse Ministries at the Three Forks Rodeo Grounds, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. In that short time, a colt that has never been ridden will be saddled, mounted and ridden in the...

 

Between the Stacks

Everyone saw the wonderful picture of the Rotary Club presenting a check to the Library last week. I thought I would translate what that donation, the funding from the Friends of the Library, funding from the Whitehall School District summer...

 

Crowds come out for Montana Mule Days

Spectators and participants from all over the Western United States made their Whitehall last week for the Montana Mule Days event. Tara Price of the Montana Long Ears Association estimated the...

 

Father's Day Breakfast June 18 at Senior Center

Father’s Day in the Southern Jefferson Valley has become synonymous with a popular event for local residents. The Jefferson Valley Search and Rescue Father’s Day Breakfast is scheduled for June 18 from 7 a.m. to Noon at the Whitehall Senior...

 

Imerys Talc awards scholarships

Whitehall High School graduates have been chosen to receive the 2017 Imerys Talc Scholarship in the amount of $500 each. They are Colton Noyes and Ann Russell. Colton is planning on attending the...

 

For Your Information

How about the new upgrade at the Star Theater? Whether intentional or not, that beautiful gold color sure looks the WHS Trojan color. Can we expect some purple? VERY IMPORTANT - The Cardwell Post Office has new hours. The window will now be open...

 

2017 Caverns Music Day series off to a rousing start

Winding down through the Jefferson River Canyon is an inspiring drive. The magnificent rock formations, the river so high and mighty and the vegetation as it highlights each curve brings a 'moment'...

 

Between the Stacks

Summer Reading is off to a great start and this week even more exciting programs are in store for our readers. Monday the Countdown to Kindergarteners will be exploring letters and the alphabet. They are working on making a line, following...

 

Money to assist reading program

The Whitehall Rotary Club presented a check for $900 to the Whitehall Library on June 7th to help cover some of the costs of the summer reading program. Rotary members Arlene Weber and Millie Baycroft presented the check to Jeannie Ferriss. Millie...

 

Whitehall Pool open, fundraiser next week

The Whitehall Pool is open for business. At the Town Council meeting Monday, pool commission member Steve Atnonioli reported the opening date was Thursday, June 9, a little earlier than usual. He said they took care of some compliance issues; had...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    Community    June 7, 2017

Cavern Music Day Saturday, June 10

Local musicians will be taking to the stage this Saturday, July 12 at the Lewis and Clark Caverns. A Music Day is scheduled to take place at the Montana State Park starting and 10 a.m. and will run until the evening. The music will take place at the...

 

Flag ceremony June 14

A United States Flag Retirement Ceremony is planned for June 14 at the Whitehall Cemetery. The Flag Day ceremony, hosted by the local American Legion Post #24 and VFW Post #4603 is scheduled to begin...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    Community    June 7, 2017

35 promoted to Whitehall High School

With the class of 2017 graduating in late May, a new class of students will be attending Whitehall High School. A total of 35 students officially became high school students at the annual 8th Grade...

 

Vacation rental opens in Whitehall

With just one hotel in town, local resident Mary Janacaro Hensleigh saw a need for more accommodations in Whitehall. She took action to remedy the issue and recently opened the First and Blue...

 

Welker awarded scholarship

2017 Whitehall High School graduate Bryn Welker was recently awarded the $1,000 Whitehall American Legion Post #24 and VFW Post #4603 Dennis Smith Memorial Scholarship. Post member Roger Steerman...

 
 By Arlene Weber    Community    June 7, 2017

Memories from the Museum...

Not long ago, an old Butterick pattern book was donated to the Jefferson Valley Museum. Glued to the many pages were years of newspaper articles about local and international events. The following are some of those many stories from the 1930s and...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    June 7, 2017

For Your Information

Summer is officially here! The school buses aren’t running and the playground is quiet. The final day of school was NOT quiet and the weather was perfect. Awards were presented for the Declamation Contest. Winner in the Kindergarten was Alexis...

 

Ultimate sacrifice remembered at Monday ceremony

On a beautiful Montana morning, a crowd made their way to the Whitehall Cemetery for the annual Whitehall VFW Post #4603 and American Legion Post #14 Memorial Day Ceremony. Local Veteran Tom...

 

"Lights On" highlights Liberty Place artists

The beginning words of a song written by Liberty Place musicians "Music takes me to a different state of mind. Makes me feel pumped, relaxed, helps me unwind." . . . . echoes the goal of the Liberty P...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    May 31, 2017

For Your Information

I saw a really cute picture on Facebook. It was Kyle Glaus hanging onto a tree with his fiancé, Krista, pulling on his legs. The caption reads, “The Hunt is Over”. Their wedding plans are for later this summer. I have kidded Kyle about marrying...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    Community    May 31, 2017

Fish delivered to Rotary pond

Each year near Memorial Day fish are placed in the Rotary Club Fish Pond located in Legion Park. Last Friday morning, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Fish Naturalist Kerry Berger made a trip to fill the pond. Berger said she would be stocking the...

 

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 director of Janet...

 

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