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Gun Show This Week

For the second time in five months, a gun show will be taking place at the Community Center. The Whitehall Gun Show is scheduled for Friday, February 14 to Sunday, February 16. A show also took place...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 5, 2020

After slow start to season, flu hits county

After a quiet start to the flu season last October, 2020 has brought a fair amount of influenza B and recently influenza A to Jefferson County. According to Public Health Supervisor Karen Wandel, their public service announcements on the county...

 

District hosting barn quilt class

With a spike in popularity in barn quilts over the last two decades, Whitehall art teacher Gayle Walter is trying to get the community inspired to create them locally. The Whitehall School District will be hosting an adult education barn quilt class...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 8, 2020

MDT proposes resurfacing project

Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to resurface approximately 8.4 miles of State Highway 29. The project begins approximately 4 miles north of Silver Star at the Junction...

 

Waltee paintings on display

Paintings by the late artist Don Waltee are on display at Whitehall Town Hall located at 207 E. Legion. Waltee was born on a dairy farm in northern Michigan and moved to Butte at the age of 11. He...

 
 By Staff Report    News    December 18, 2019

WHS recognized by national publication

For the third consecutive year, Whitehall High School has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best high schools in Montana. Whitehall was listed by the publication as the 14th best out of 104 ranked schools in the state....

 

Whitehall hosting 3 days of wrestling

Fresh off an impressive second-place finish at last week's Badger Invitation in Cascade, the Whitehall High School wrestling team will open their home season with three consecutive days of wrestling....

 

Whitehall Art Show/Sale next week

Local residents will get a chance next week to check out some amazing pieces created by students at the Whitehall K-12 Art Show and Sale. The event is slated to take place Tuesday, December 17 from 6...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 27, 2019

Caverns holiday tour tickets on sale

Whitehall area residents will soon have the opportunity to purchase tickets for Holiday Candlelight Tours at Lewis and Clark Caverns. Tickets will go on sale for the popular annual candle lantern-lit...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 13, 2019

Chamber sets 2020 event dates

At their annual meeting last week, Whitehall Chamber of Commerce members voted to approve several event dates for 2020. The approved dates for 2020 include Black Tie Blue Jeans on March 14, Easter...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 6, 2019

Whitehall voters select three council members

In unofficial results from the November 5 general election, voters in the Town of Whitehall cast their ballots for three new members of the Whitehall Town Council. According to Jefferson County Election Administrator Bonnie Ramey, no candidates...

 

Free Flu Shots Friday

The Jefferson County Health Department and the Care Van are teaming up to offer free flu shots for Whitehall area residents. The free of charge Whitehall Flu Shot Clinic is scheduled for Friday,...

 

Cantata rehearsals begin November 3

It's once again time for the Whitehall area community to gather again to rehearse for the annual Community Christmas Cantata. Rehearsals will begin for the 2019 Cantata on Sunday, November 3 at 7...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 16, 2019

Inmate escapes custody

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is continuing their search for an inmate who escaped from custody late Friday. According to the Sheriff's Office, Tory Gee escaped October 11 from the Jefferson County Detention Center at 10:25 p.m. Gee, 27,...

 

It's Homecoming week in Whitehall

With a theme of "We Are the Trojans," it's Homecoming week in Whitehall. Whitehall High School students will take parti n various activities and will be competing in a variety of competitions...

 

Gun show this week

For the first time since 2017 area residents will have the opportunity to attend a local gun show. The Whitehall Gun Show is scheduled to take place Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15 at...

 

Locals shine at Whitehall rodeo

It was a great weekend of results for local high school and junior high rodeo competitors. Six area kids finished in the top ten at last weekend's Whitehall Junior High and High School Rodeo. Garris...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 28, 2019

Andersen is new Justice of the Peace

Steve Andersen is the new Jefferson County Justice of the Peace. According to County Clerk and Recorder Bonnie Ramey, Andersen was appointed by the Jefferson County Commissioners at their August 20 meeting. He was one of five candidates who filed to...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 31, 2019

Madison County Fair next week

It's only a week away from the annual Madison County Fair and Rodeo. With a 2019 theme of "Traditions Run Deep", the popular annual event is scheduled to take place August 7 to 11 in Twin Bridges. In...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    July 31, 2019

Outlaws two wins away from title

The Gallatin Valley Outlaws are one victory away from the state title game. Gallatin Valley stayed alive Tuesday at the Montana/Alberta American Legion Championship with a 13-3 victory over Vauxhall (Canada). The Outlaws will play Bitterroot today...

 

Whitehall Frontier Days this week

It's once again time for the biggest celebration of the year in Whitehall. The 2019 Whitehall Frontier Days is scheduled for Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27 and will feature two days of family f...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 17, 2019

Justice of the Peace Position Vacant

The Jefferson County Justice of the Peace position is now open. The county is currently seeking applications for position that was recently vacated with the resignation of Dean Hildebrand. The applicant must reside within county limits and lived in...

 

Good Music and Good Food at Beats & Eats

There was plenty of great food and great music last Saturday at the Beats & Eats event at Chuchos Tacos....

 

Skeeter coming to Whitehall

Skeeter the Advance Clown is heading to Whitehall later this month in advance of the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus. Skeeter is scheduled to be at the Whitehall Community Library Thursday, June 20 at 1 p.m. The circus will follow the next and is...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 5, 2019

Whitetail open house June 12

The Montana Department of Transportation is hosting an open house next week to discuss a proposed project to reconstruct two sections of Whitetail Road (Secondary Highway 399) in Jefferson County. The open house is scheduled to take place Wednesday,...

 

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