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 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    July 21, 2021 

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...

 

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...

 

406 Roots: Making Whitehall Home

406 Root Salon has rooted itself into Whitehall as its newest salon! Casey Shaw purchased the business from Leslie Dyson, which was formerly Dalene's Salon. The business was renamed, the building's...

 

Town Approves Payment of Delinquent Bill After Discussion with Contractor

The July meeting of the Town Council brought resolution to a long-standing delinquent bill, which was approved for payment at Monday night’s meeting. The bill, the remaining half due for replacement of faulty siding on the Town Hall building, was...

 

Introducing a New Fiction Column

When I first took over the Whitehall Ledger I thought long and hard on how you could bring creative writing into the newspaper world. There are so many talented writers who live among us, I wanted to provide an outlet to them as well. Well, I think...

 
 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    July 7, 2021

Scheffel Begins Rehabilitation After Dirt Bike Accident; Fundraising Begun

Life can change in an instant and no one knows that better now than Jacob Scheffel. An experienced dirt bike rider, having ridden since the age of 7 and raced since 17, Scheffel's life changed on...

 
 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    July 7, 2021

'Summer of Adventure' and 'Made in Montana' Film Series Starts This Week

Gold Junction Presents... is excited to announce the Summer of Adventure kids film series, as well as the Made in Montana western series, which begin this week. Both series are free to the public,...

 

Sincerely Paul Food Distribution July 8th

Sincerely Paul Feeding His Sheep will have a food distribution event on July 8th at the Assembly of God Church in Whitehall, beginning at 10 a.m. Over the course of the year, from March 2020 to March 2021, over 300,000 lbs of food have been...

 

Register for Copper K Fiber Festival Workshops Now

Looking for a new hobby? Want to make your own Christmas presents this year? The Copper K Fiber Festival is the place to learn, and they have a great selection of workshops to choose from. The Fiber...

 

Put the Copper K Fiber Festival on Your To-Do List This July 17-18!

Mark your calendars for the fifth annual Copper K Fiber Festival Saturday, July 17 (9AM-5PM) and Sunday, July 18 (9AM-3PM). Event creator Kami Noyes of Ranching Fiber Traditions invites everyone to attend this event, where Fiber Arts are Getting...

 

Enjoy...Be Safe...and Send Me Pictures!

Ahhh, fireworks! I love them so much! BUT I get hurt nearly every year around the Fourth of July, mostly due to my own stupidity. I've caught sparks in my eye in the past, burning my contact to my eye...

 

Burglaries Plague Whitehall; Sheriff Asks Residents to Be Vigilant

In this day of social media, we hear about local crimes via Facebook before we ever see the police report in the paper. But that doesn't mean that our local sheriff's department isn't in the know. In...

 

Gun Show, Community Garage Sale and More!

This weekend is looking to be one of the busiest yet, with Whitehall Gun Show, the Whitehall Community Garage Sale, Beats & Eats on Saturday, and Ladies Day Out at the Star Theatre on Sunday. With all the fun in town, there’s no reason to venture...

 

Ledger Beginning 'Ladies Day Out' This Sunday

What’s better than a movie in air conditioning on a hot summer’s day? How about enjoying a refreshing drink and meeting new people right before, then enjoying that movie together? That’s exactly what the Ledger is going for! The Ledger is...

 

Update on Radar Signs for Legion & Whitehall Streets

A few months ago, the Whitehall Ledger started fundraising for four radar signs to go along east/west Legion Avenue and north/south Whitehall Street. The Whitehall Ledger is excited to announce that several great individuals have come forward and...

 

Ambulance District, Public Safety Mill Levy To Be Included on Next Ballot

A much debated topic - the exclusion of the Town of Whitehall from the Jefferson Valley Rural Ambulance District (JVRAD) - will have a chance to be voted upon on the next ballot, according to Town Councilor’s decision at Monday’s June Town...

 

Pool is Ready for the Summer Season; Triathlon Registrations Due by Friday

The Whitehall Community Swimming Pool opened Tuesday, June 15th just in time for what could quite possibly be the hottest week Whitehall has seen in a long time. Lifeguards completed their training...

 

It's the Little Things...Literally

I found out that I would 100% become the owner of The Whitehall Ledger right around December last year. Because of this, my family wanted to focus my Christmas presents around things I would...

 
 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    June 9, 2021

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...

 

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...

 
 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    June 9, 2021

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 per...

 

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...

 

Baustian's "Good Friends" Series Available

Whitehall resident Shirley Baustian is known for her friendly smile and wonderful personality - but did you know she is an accomplished children's book author as well as illustrator? Her children's...

 

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,...

 
 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    June 2, 2021

Updated Guidance for American Rescue Plan Act: Prepare for Tonight's Meeting & Commentary

The American Rescue Plan Act meeting is scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. at the Borden’s Conference Room. This meeting will provide information on the ARPA Act and allow for public comment on how Jefferson County should spend almost $2.4 million in... Full story

 

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