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Tickets on Sale for the 60th Annual Last Chance Stampede & Fair in Helena

The Last Chance Stampede and Fair is kickin' open the gates! It's time to rodeo in Helena! Tickets go on sale June 7 at 10 am for the 60th anniversary of the event, which takes place July 28-31 at...

What Was Going on Out in Waterloo?

The Whitehall Ledger received several dozen phone calls, emails, and Facebook messages in the past few weeks, all asking the same question. “What is going on in Waterloo?” Many had noticed that a film crew was outside Waterloo, with actors in...

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Whitehall Murals in Disarray - Can/Will You Help Us Save Them?

This year, appears to be more of a return to normalcy. Vaccinations and anti bodies seem to be giving protection and more confidence in activities and life. We are looking at things in our lives and...

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Lots of Summer Fun This June

It's exciting to see all the activities in Whitehall this month fall into place - this summer is going to be a busy one, so don't miss out on any of the fun! • The Whitehall Community Library has a...

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Liberty Place to 'Soldier On' June 17th

Liberty Place residents will present "Lights On IV: Soldier On" Thursday, June 17. An art exhibition, made possible by a grant from the Montana Arts Council, will be held at Borden's before the show...

National Flag Day Celebration & Flag Retirement June 14th

National Flag Day will be celebrated on June 14th as a day to honor the American flag. On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress proposed that the United States have a national flag instead of the British Union Jack. The resolution read: Resolved,...

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Seven Locals Headed to State High School Rodeo Finals

The Montana State High School Finals Rodeo week kicks off this Tuesday in Baker, Montana with the Queen contest, and horse competition begins Thursday for the complete first round of all events,...

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How To Make a Small Difference in a Big World

I am always amazed when people tell me what they are passionate about. Whether it's music, skateboarding, video games or books, their passion for the topic shines through. The light in their eyes...

GET INTERACTIVE THROUGH THE LEDGER

ACROPHONOLOGY: Acrophonology is the study of sound in space by using the alphabet and its vibrations. Acrophonologists can use your name to describe your talents and your birth date to tell you why you are here and what you are expected to...

Horoscope: Week of 6/9/2021

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 This week’s agenda is a clean slate, Aries, and that gives you plenty of time to rest and recharge. Spend a few moments each day to think only about yourself. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 The nature of a relationship with a close...

Go Ask Jo: 6/9/2021

Dear Jo, I am a people pleaser, have been all my life. It literally pains me to have people not approve of what I am doing and how I am doing it. I know it is not healthy either physically nor mentally to be this way. How do I gather the confidence...

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We The People...Looking Into Tactical Civics

We've seen the signs for the meetings at the corner of Legion Avenue and Division Street - TACTICAL CIVICS: Learn the new way to be America again. But what exactly does that mean? Steve Wagner, state...

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Baked Peppers with Rice Stuffing

When the mercury rises, savvy cooks know lighter fare is the name of the game. Light recipes can be made even better by incorporating fresh produce that's full of vitamins and minerals. It's even...

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Jefferson Valley Fine Arts Groups Announces Event

Jefferson Valley Fine Arts Group is excited to once again host its' annual Frontier Days art exhibit at the Borden's Conference Room, July 23, and 24th. All local Jefferson County artists are invited...

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Name to a Face: Holly Harper

Editor's Note: This year the Whitehall School District is losing several well-known and loved staff. For the next few weeks the Name to a Face column will be dedicated to those who will no longer be...

Estate Planning For Pets

Whether referred to as companion animals, service animals or simply as pets, they play an important part in the lives of many Montanans. Owners can use estate planning tools to ensure their pets continue to receive proper care if the owner becomes...

Ledger: Looking Back 25 Years June 6, 1996

JUNE 6, 1996 Montana may be the “Last of the Big Time Splendors” and Butte may be the “Can-Do City” but how does one identify Jefferson County? That’s exactly the question people often ask, according to the Jefferson County Economic...

Community Integrated Healthcare Program Meeting

The Whitehall Rotary Club is having a program about Community Integrated Healthcare (CIH) on Monday evening, June 14th, at 6:30 PM in the fellowship room at the Trinity United Methodist Church. The public is welcome to attend and learn more about...

Alzheimer's Association Encourages Montanans to Make Brain Health a Priority as Part of Their Return to Normal

With COVID-19 vaccines rolling out across the country, many Americans are looking forward to resuming their lives and returning to normal. During June, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association urges Montana residents to...

Jefferson Valley Museum Holding Fundraiser June 19th

The Jefferson Valley Museum will hold an antique appraisal fundraiser on Saturday, June 19th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the museum. Local appraiser Roger Richmond will help people learn more about the value of the items they bring in. Each person...

Don't Bet Against Redband Rainbow Trout

I love fish — the way they look, the way they fry up, the secret lives they live under the water. And of all the fish in the sea, river or lake, I most prize those that descended from the great oceangoing salmonids, trout and char. For me, the...

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Sharon Anderson, 72

Sharon Diane Anderson went home to be with the Lord on Friday morning, May 28, 2021, at the age of 72. She passed away in St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, CO. Sharon was born in Grand...

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Lee Gordon Richardson, 76

Lee Gordon Richardson was born May 12, 1944 and passed away September 3, 2020. He was survived by his wife Holliday (Holli) of Whitehall, children David Richardson, Cory (Alyce) Richardson, Brett...

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David Lee Richardson, 50

David Lee Richardson was born January 18, 1970, and passed away October 27, 2020. He was preceded in death by wife Bonita, stepson Christopher Terrey, and his father, Lee Richardson. He is survived...

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Gov. Gianforte Launches Come Home Montana Campaign

Governor Greg Gianforte launched a website as part of the administration's new campaign to encourage Montanans, who have moved to other states, to come back home to Montana. "For too long, Montana's...

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