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

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Frontier Days This Weekend!

With Frontier Days "Rediscover Whitehall" this weekend, the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 2021 event is back in full force and rigor this year! This year celebrates the...

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Keogh 2021 Frontier Days Grand Marshall & Veteran of the Year

The Whitehall Veterans and the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce may have bestowed “Veteran of the Year” and “Grand Marshall” titles on Gerry Keogh, but he should really be “Man of the Year....

Whitehall Community Library: Opportunity for WHS Students

The Whitehall Community Library has been awarded a Teen Project Democracy grant of $5000. Whitehall, along with the public libraries in Missoula and Billings, are the three sites chosen for this year’s projects centered around Holocaust study....

Dear Editor: We are better than this

Dear Editor, I’m not going to name any names or go into any details, but once again, we have witnessed the lengths that some people will go to in order to soothe their own wounded ego. I’d like to think most people have a good reason for...

Go Ask Jo: 7/21/2021

Dear Jo, I just moved to Montana, to the Whitehall area. There is a street dance this weekend for Frontier Days. My question is this….what do I wear? Do people dress up? Do they wear jeans, skirts, what?! I don’t want to look like a...

Gonna be a busy weekend!

Are you ready for a good time?! I am! And let me tell you, Whitehall’s 2021 Frontier Days looks like it is going to be just that! Frontier Days, for me, began last week with me trying to get the paper out on time with a massive Frontier Days...

Horoscope: Week of 7/21/2021

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, an unexpected financial windfall that comes your way this week allows you to make some changes. You may move or upgrade your home or car. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 You are looking trendy and fabulous lately, Taurus. Others are...

If It Works...Don't Fix It

“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,” says Paul in Romans 8:1. We would agree with nary a dissenter among us. The dispute arises when someone asks, “What must I do to be ‘in Christ Jesus’?” Then...

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Dear Editor: Pick up the Poop!

Dear Editor, I loved last week's column by Jo. (Jo is awesome!). She is absolutely right about picking up POO! I do think this attached poo bag and depository is the KEY! It is almost a for sure...

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Celebrate a Classic Sandwich that Goes by Many Names

Even though making sandwiches usually does not involve any cooking, that doesn’t mean layering flavors and selecting quality meats and cheeses involves any less intuition and skill. One of the most...

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Name to a Face: Dan Hagerty

Dan Hagerty is a Montanan through and through. Born in Colbon, where his family has been for generations, he grew up in Jefferson County, attending school at Clancy Elementary and Jefferson High...

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Metabolism & Energy Reset Class Starting Soon

Do you struggle with stubborn weight that just won't budge, no matter what you do? Does your energy crash mid-morning or mid-afternoon? Or maybe you feel like you need a few cups of coffee in the...

Caverns Friday Summer Speaker Series: Foragers Dilemma: For All Ages & Expertise

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will host a free talk entitled ‘Foragers Dilemma: For All Ages and Expertise’ on Friday, July 23, at 8 p.m. in the park’s campground amphitheater. This talk will cover plant identification techniques to help...

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Between the Stacks: 7/21/2021

This has been such a week of giving to the Whitehall Community Library! It started out with Roger Steerman and Jarrin Cheuvront framing the outside space for our new bench. Then 4 Rivers Concrete...

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Johnsons Receive Rotary Club Award

Rich and Lonna Johnson are the latest recipients of the Whitehall Rotary Club's Wheelchair Award in recognition of their community service through the Saddle Club and numerous youth activities. Since...

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Rotarians Clean Up Historic Fish Pond Area

Members of the Whitehall Rotary Pond did some sprucing up around the fishpond in anticipation of the Frontier Days...

A Fair of the Heart, Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo: It's More Fun When You're a Part of It!

The Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo is even more fun when you are a part of it! The Jefferson County Fair Board is looking for help with the 2021 Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo held August 25-29 at the Recreation Park south of Boulder. There are many...

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THE CHOSEN Being Shown This August at Star Theatre

Since its debut episode in December 2017, THE CHOSEN has become the most successful crowd-funded TV series in history. According to THE CHOSEN app, which is available on the App Store, the show has...

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: July

JULY 18, 1996 Frontier Days ’96 will feature many of the events people have come to love over the years as well as a few newcomers. The largest “newcomer” will be the NRA professional rodeo to be held at the Whitehall rodeo arena. Featuring...

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Howard F. Robertson, 74

Howard F Robertson, 74, of Whitehall, MT, passed away of respiratory failure on July 12, 2021 with his family by his side. Howie, also known as “Howard the Duck” was born in Butte, MT to Howard...

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Memorial Service: Patricia "Patsy" M. White, 83

Patricia "Patsy" M. White, age 83, of Butte, Montana, passed away on November 16, 2020. A Celebration of Resurrection Service will be held at 1pm on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at St. John's Episcopal...

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Bessie Lee Buie, 88

Bessie Lee Buie, 88, of Missoula passed away from Alzheimer's Thursday, July 1, 2021 at BeeHive Homes. She was born October 29, 1932, in Regina, New Mexico, the daughter of the late Elward and Lena...

Tester Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Combat Housing Shortage for Volunteer Firefighters and First Responders

Amid a historic drought gripping Montana, U.S. Senator Jon Tester today announced that impacted Montana farmers and ranchers will begin receiving financial and technical assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA also...

Gianforte Declares Wildland Fire State of Emergency in Montana

Governor Greg Gianforte today issued an executive order declaring a statewide wildland fire emergency in Montana. “Montana faces critical fire conditions that pose significant threats to our communities, infrastructure, first responders, and way...

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