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

Cardwell School Named Best Elementary in State

Montana is being flooded with transplants from all over the country looking for small-town, less-stress life. For many locals, this is frustrating because our Montana ways are being forgotten for big...

WHS Wrestlers Finish Regular Season

The Whitehall Wrestling team finished their regular season at home with Senior Night. The team and school honored our 11 seniors and their parents. These wrestlers have shown leadership and skill...

Trojans Lose to Wolves

The Whitehall Trojan men and women teams took on the Three Forks Wolves on Thursday, January 26 on their home court. The Lady Trojans lost 38-44. The Ladies were led in scoring by junior Lauren Cima...

The Healing Spot: Come Get Some Love

Tucked into the backroom of Settings by All Things Montana you will now find The Healing Spot, a tea room and area of overall well-being and happiness orchestrated by Whitehall resident Heidi Lynn....

Author Signing Event at WLC

The Western Legacy Center (WLC), located at 1 Whitetail Road, Whitehall, will hold an Author Signing Night on February 11, 2023, from 5 PM to 7:30 PM. Authors Henrietta Goodman, Kristine Erinn,...

Horoscopes: Week of 2/1/2023

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, it’s important to focus on progress and not necessarily on money that can be made. See what you can learn along the path you choose. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 You have high hopes that your efforts will be well received this...

Dear Editor: In Agreement with Buterbaugh

Dear Editor, Responding to Mr. Buterbaugh’s letter of January 25, 2023, we are in agreement with him regarding the desperate need for better education, especially with respect to the history of the country and our founding documents. We do take...

Op Ed: Delving Into Senate Joint Resolution 2 (SJ 2)

Montana’s 68th legislature is in session and is considering over 1300 bills to date. Most of us will only take note of a few high-profile bills that will have a direct and immediate impact on our lives. For example, tax relief bills, a couple of...

Dear Editor: Jim Buterbaugh is Right

Dear Editor, Jim Buterbaugh wrote a recent letter espousing the value of education in our country’s founding documents. To some, I know this makes me sound like a curmudgeon of old school-ism but it is true. Jim is right. Most arguments for the...

Dear Editor: What is a Living Constitution?

Dear Editor, What is a Living Constitution? Since I have gotten political (my youngest daughter’s fault), I have heard from time to time references to the Constitution as a living document. I have always thought of the Constitution as the law of...

Thought Provokers: 2/1/2023

It isn’t knowing things that makes you smart. It’s how easily you learn new things and what you do with that information. For an organ that evolved to keep us safe from danger, the brain really likes activities that are dangerous. (e.g. doing...

Connecting Point: Every Day's Mission

Christian organizations and city government, both businesses that I know best, strengthen their purpose by reviewing, and at times rewriting, their mission statement. From this then flows, among other things, planning, then long-term goals and...

Doran Family Fundraiser Slated for Saturday, March 4

Due to previous health issues, doctors informed Liam and Samara Doran that the chances of conceiving were very unlikely. However, on September 2, 2022, the couple found out they were expecting a...

Montana Style: Revel in Winter Activities

Granted, it's cold outside, requiring extra layers of well-insulated clothing. But, Montana is a winter paradise with wide-open spaces surrounded by towering mountains. There's wildlife all around...

Museum of the Rockies Opens Two New Exhibits

The Museum of the Rockies will celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions, "Under the Arctic: Digging into Permafrost" and "Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross." "Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross"...

COUSIN CLEAVON'S REDNECK COOKING: Blue Booby and Waffles

Due to the fact that chicken prices are increasing, we needed to find an alternative meat. A wonderful reader emailed me about this problem. Dizzy Izzy lives off the coast of the Pacific Ocean. She...

NorthWestern Energy customers reporting scam calls in South Dakota, Nebraska and Montana

Customers in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Montana are reporting scam calls and text messages from imposters trying to steal money by threatening immediate service disconnection. The scammers present themselves as NorthWestern Energy representatives...

Firebird and a World Premiere Celebrating Yellowstone's 150th

Join the Bozeman Symphony Orchestra and virtuoso soloist Carrie Krause for a fiery start to the Classical Series performances in 2023 with Firebird and Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 on February 25...

Fourth Grade Ski Trip

On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, the Whitehall elementary 4th grade spent the day cross-country skiing at Homestake Lodge. After getting their skis and some instruction, they hit the trails for some...

Whitehall Residents Make Dean's Lists

Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2022. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President’s List and the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the lists, students must be enrolled in at least 12...

Montana Shakespeare in the Park Presents Hamlet Sandwich

A LITTLE HAMLET SANDWICH, ANYONE? The crew of Montana’s Shakespeare in the Parks presented Hamlet Sandwich to the Whitehall Elementary & Middle School students on Monday, January 30th. Workshops...

This Month in Montana History: January

January 10, 1864; 159 years ago: Sheriff of Bannack and head of the road agents Henry Plummer is publicly executed by Montana Vigilantes. 17 more road agents will be killed by vigilantes throughout...

Robert C. Nevin, 84

Robert C "Bob" Nevin, 84 yrs. old, passed away on January 24, 2023, of natural causes. He passed away in his home surrounded by his wife and daughters. Bob was born and raised in Big Timber, MT. In...

Donald Dale Hyyppa, 82

Donald Dale Hyyppa passed away in the early morning hours of January 20, 2023, in Miles City, Montana. Don was born December 12, 1940, at 12:30 PM in Whitehall, Montana, to Barbara (Kjelstrup)...

Melitta Nagel, 98

Melitta Nagel went home to be with her Lord and Savior, peacefully in her sleep from natural causes, on January 18, 2023. Melitta was born in Springfield, Ukraine on May 20, 1924. She was one of 12...

Norman Dale Reum, 73

Born in Polson on February 9, 1949, to Clinton and Mabel Reum of St. Ignatius, Norman Dale Reum passed away in Butte, Montana, and went to be with our Lord on January 18, 2023. Norm graduated high...

Montana Decides: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

"Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my!" is a famous line turned into a cliché from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz used to express fear. In the 2020s, the fear of "Lions and Tigers and Bears" has been...

Legislative Update: Representative Marta Bertoglio

The 2023 legislative session has begun. The House of Representatives is off to a productive start for the people of Montana. Many of the bills heard thus far are part of Governor Gianforte’s “Red Tape Relief Initiative” to delete laws no...

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