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Schools, town hall announce closures

The Whitehall School district announced last Tuesday they will be closing the campus and moving to remote learning from Monday, November 16 to Monday, November 30. Accounting for the Thanksgiving...


Governor Elect Gianforte selects Nieskens for COVID-19 Task Force

Whitehall Superintendent Hannah Nieskens has been named to Governor-Elect Greg Gianforte's COVID-19 Task Force. The 21-member task force is comprised of healthcare experts, business leaders, school...


Mine General Manager Shares Optimism on Project

Golden Sunlight Mine General Manager Chuck Buus is hopeful by this time next year they will have concentrate being shipped by truck to Nevada. In an update at last week's Community Transition...


3 earn postseason accolades

After one of the most successful seasons in recent history, the Whitehall High School volleyball team was well represented on the 5B District All-Conference team. Senior Meagan Johnson was named...


Ridgeline Sports Opens in Whitehall

Morgan and Lucy Shaw have a huge passion for the outdoors.  They recently decided to share their love for the outdoors in the Treasure State in the form of a new area business. Earlier this year,...


Major changes for the W.S.C.'s 23rd annual Wreath Auction

Due to Covid-19 the Whitehall Saddle Club has had to think of a new way to keep the annual Wreath Auction going. In the past, the Wreath Auction was in the Community Center. This is where the...

Christmas Stroll cancelled, Pop Up Market planned

The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce’s event plan for the 2020 Christmas Stroll was denied by the Jefferson County Health Board. Chamber President John Kreis said it was very disappointing news but at the same time, they certainly understand the...


Charles "Chuck" Ray Dewell

On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, Charles "Chuck" Ray Dewell of Great Falls passed away at the age of 75. Affectionately known as "Dad, Charlie, Poppa Bear," or "Yogi," to those closest to him, Chuck...


Merle M. Lyda -- January 16, 1932 – November 11, 2020

Merle Marion Lyda was born in Bridger, Montana January 16, 1932 to Clyde and Olive Lyda. He died November 11, 2020 (Veteran's Day) due to complications of a COVID-19 infection. He grew up on a farm...

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