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 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 25, 2022 

Briggs Valedictorian, Wagner Salutatorian at 2022 WHS Graduation

Fifteen Whitehall High School Trojans will receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 2 PM in the Whitehall Varsity Gym. The Whitehall School District is proud to announce Haley Briggs as WHS...

 

On Air: Liberty Place Radio Show Brings the House Down

Lights on V: On Air was presented to a full house at the Star Theatre on Thursday, May 19. Liberty Place residents and guest performers presented two live radio drama shows, similar in style to A...

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 25, 2022 

Gold Junction Presents Free Summer Movie Series Begins June 8

Gold Junction Presents... is excited to announce the Family Adventure film series, as well as the Western Classics series. The Family Adventure series kicks off June 8 with Sing; the Western Classics begins July 7 with Rio Bravo. Both series are...

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 25, 2022 

Candidate Forum Thursday at 6PM

A candidate forum for the contested position of Jefferson County Commissioner will be held tomorrow, Thursday, May 26, at 6 PM at the Borden's Conference Room. The forum is being put on by the Lower...

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    Opinion    May 25, 2022 

Editorial: Keeping, Changing & Breaking Traditions...

KEEPING: Two weeks ago I can honestly say I thought there would be no newspaper for the week. I was on my deathbed. Actually, I was on the floor of the Ledger office, with my screens angled to the floor, hoping I could get the paper laid out before...

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    Opinion    May 25, 2022 

Editorial: A Little Humble Brag...

The Whitehall Ledger will be recognized as a 2022 Better Newspaper Contest award winner at the 137th Annual Montana Newspaper Convention in Glendive, June 17-18. The 2022 contest was judged by volunteer members of the North Dakota Press Association....

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    Sports    May 25, 2022 

CORRECTION to 5/18/2022 Edition

In the 5/18/2022 edition of the Ledger it was stated that WHS Senior Brendan Wagner broke the triple jump school record with a jump of 37’8”, The school record is still held by Michael Welch with his 1999 jump of 45’6”....

 

Hippert Ready for Family Time After 11 Years with Whitehall Public Transportation

After more than a decade with Whitehall Public Transportation (WPT) and Liberty Place, Paula Hippert will bid farewell to her career on June 30, 2022, and begin to focus on retirement. Kind of. "I'll...

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 18, 2022

Whitehall PTSA Fun Run a Huge Success

The first-ever Whitehall PTSA Walk & Talk 5K Fun Run was a huge success. It was a beautiful Saturday morning when over 100 participants gathered at the school for the start of the race, which...

 

New Face At Mountain View Real Estate

Mountain View Real Estate, located at 206 West Second Street in Whitehall, has a new face in the office. Joe Chase will be in the office on Mondays, for now, to service all your real estate needs....

 

Personal Records Galore at Belgrade District Track

At the 5B District Track Meet in Belgrade, held this past weekend, the Whitehall Trojan Track and Field Team brought home several personal records. Senior Brendan Wagner also placed a new school record in the triple jump with a leap of 37-08.50....

 

White, Reiff, and Wagner Retain Seats on Whitehall School Board

After the May 3 School Board election vote, it is official that James Reiff and Jenelle White were reelected for their three-year terms, while Bobbi Wagner retained her two-year term. Reiff and White had been up against newcomer Pod Moriarty....

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 4, 2022

Countdown Begins for Annual Black Tie Blue Jeans Fundraiser

We're less than three weeks away from the fundraising event of the year, Black Tie & Blue Jeans (BTBJ). This year BTBJ asks you to Wear Your Boots, Get Back to Your Roots on Saturday, May 21,...

 

Whitehall Band/Choir Students on to State Festival

The WHS Band and Choir traveled to District Music Festival in Deer Lodge over the weekend and had a strong showing of talent. The WHS Band brought home a II rating of Excellent, while the Choir...

 

Opinion: Ledger & Others Support Library Mill Levy

This voting season brings candidates for County Commissioner and County Sheriff, as well as a variety of mill levies. While some are hotly debated (see Letter to Editor on page 3), others feel needed...

 

Whitehall Ledger Hosting We Are HER May 5

Whitehall-based non-profit We Are HER (Healed, Empowered, Restored) will be hosted by The Whitehall Ledger on Thursday, May 5 at 6 PM. This informal gathering will be a meet and greet, offering...

 

B-Y's Youth Rodeo Saturday, May 7

The longest running youth rodeo in the state of Montana, the BY's 4-H Club Youth Rodeo, is scheduled to take place May 7 at the Whitehall Rodeo Grounds. According to organizers, in 1962 members of...

 

Scams Everywhere: How Not To Be a Victim in an Age of Fraud

Thirty years ago no one thought we would run our lives from our cell phones; for many at that time, a cell phone was a frivolous piece of technology only the wealthy could afford. Now kindergarteners sport their own I-Phones and we are lost without...

 

Whitehall Community Theatre Kicking Off Season with Auditions May 3 at the Star

Gold Junction Presents (GJP) is moving forward with Whitehall Community Theatre, with auditions for An Experiment and The Literati Awards scheduled for 6 PM on Tuesday, May 3 at the Star Theatre. Both of these one-act plays can be viewed on YouTube f...

 

Cafe 1889 Opens Its Doors with Family-Style Home Cooking

"If I say I want something, the next thing I know, Ron has either put it in my cart or, in this case, found a restaurant for me!" Laurie Stolba said with a laugh on Friday, April 15, the opening day...

 

Council Talks Fiber Internet and Rumors at April Meeting

The April meeting of the Whitehall Town Council, held Monday, April 12 in the Council Chambers, was a quiet one, with few action items on the docket. A presentation by Lee and Jason Good of TSS regarding fiber internet brought questions, concerns,...

 

Community Theatre Meeting Thursday at 6PM

Whitehall non-profit Gold Junction Presents (GJP), which works to bring arts and cultural events to the community, is creating a Whitehall community theatre group. The community theatre group will be geared towards middle school students to adults...

 

My Next Passion Project Begins...

As one door closes, another opens. Isn’t that the old saying? In my life, this seems to ring true. As many readers may know, I have a passion for singing. I’ve been singing in our local band, Homemade Jam, for several years; then transitioned to...

 

Raffle Tickets for Bowman Benefit Available

A benefit raffle drawing will be held on June 1, 2022, to assist Mindy Bowman in her fight against breast cancer. Bowman, a Whitehall resident, recently underwent cancer surgeries and is working hard...

 

Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt This Saturday at Main Street Green

Bring the little ones, bring the big ones, and bring the "kids" of all ages out to the Easter Eggs-travaganza Easter Egg Hunt and Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, April 9th. The Easter Egg Hunt begins at...

 

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