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Articles from the January 26, 2022 edition

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 By PAM HANNA RN    News    January 26, 2022

JeffCo Experiences Largest Surge of Daily/Weekly COVID Cases; Caution Urged

"Jefferson County Health Department has experienced the largest surge of daily/weekly cases we have seen since the pandemic began," said Pam Hanna, RN, Jefferson County Public Health Supervisor, in...

 

Get Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Delivered to You

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days via USPS. TAKE AN AT-HOME TEST: • If you begin...

 

Thought Provokers: 1/26/2022

White-collar workers often recognize the value of blue-collar workers, but not the opposite way around. If we could normalize first dates where we run errands together so that if there’s no chemistry at least we’ve picked up our dry cleaning and...

 
 By JOHN KREIS    Opinion    January 26, 2022

Dear Editor: Dan Haggerty for County Commissioner

Dear Editor, Dan Haggerty for County Commissioner! We as concerned citizens are always looking for honest, conscientious representation. People who want to be involved in public service and want to do it truly for public service are few and far...

 

Dear Editor: Whitehall Should Hop on the Cannabis Tide

Dear Editor, Yes, Virginia, federally speaking, cannabis/marijuana is STILL illegal! However, that being said, there are at least 16 states in this Union that have legalized marijuana for recreational use, including our own beloved Montana and...

 

Town Cannot Legally Waive Food Pantry Water/Utilities Bill; Makes Appeal For Help

At the January 2022 Town Council meeting Whitehall Food Pantry volunteers Cara Sacry and Konnie Smith requested that the pantry’s water/utility bill be waived, as the organization is a non-profit entity and the building is used only once a month...

 

Morris Receives Pharmacist of the Year Award

The Montana Pharmacy Association (MPA) is pleased to announce that Josh Morris, the owner of Elkhorn Pharmacy in Boulder, Silvertip Pharmacy in West Yellowstone, and Whitehall Pharmacy has received the association’s “Fitzgerald Pharmacist of the...

 
 By PATTY HOWSER    News    January 26, 2022

Jefferson Valley Friends of NRA Meeting February 4

The Jefferson Valley Friends of the NRA Committee will be holding their meeting Friday, February 4, 2022, at 7:00 PM in the Whitehall Community Center. If you have an interest in supporting your local 4-H Shooting Sports, Archery, or Hunter Safety...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    January 26, 2022

Go Ask Jo: 1/26/2022

Dear Jo, People always say follow your dreams. Well, how do you know what your dream is? How can people be so confident about what they want to do and have? Am I the only one who still (in my fifties) is not 100% sure of what my dream is? Signed,...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    January 26, 2022

Connecting Point: Wealth & Sexuality - Isn't America Out of Balance?

Pleasure seeking isn’t anything new, but isn’t part of the turmoil of our age due to plain old generational conflict? Aren’t millennials rightly concerned that the baby-boom generation is going to bankrupt the nation? Don’t older people talk...

 

Chase Johnathon Estabrook, 31

Chase Johnathon Estabrook along with his brother Brendan Estabrook was killed in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Three Forks, Montana. Chase was born Wednesday, December 26,...

 

Brendan Patrick Estabrook, 32

Brendan Patrick Estabrook, along with his brother Chase Estabrook, was killed in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Three Forks, Montana. Brendan was born Tuesday, June 13,...

 

Scott Arkell, 50

Scott was born in Butte on October 29, 1971, to Jim and Thelma Arkell and was welcomed by his eight siblings to the home in Whitehall that he grew up in. Scott was born with a heart murmur and had...

 

Season Two of The Chosen Playing at Star

Season Two: The Chosen will be playing at the Star Theatre starting February 1. It will show for four weeks on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM. Each evening show will feature two episodes of the series, which are about 45 minutes apiece. So far The Chosen has...

 

Between the Stacks: 1/26/2022

This week is full of programs dealing with history. On Thursday, January 27, at 6 PM, the Holocaust Project will be open to the public for a very special program. The child of two survivors will share the story of her family as they immigrated to...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: January 23, 1997

January 23, 1997 An electrical fire consumed the fifth wheel camper home and destroyed nearly all of the personal belongings of a Whitehall resident early Monday morning, January 20. The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 1 AM call...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 1/26/2022

John Charles Winchester was born into it, you might say. On a cold November day in 1897 Charlie, as he became known, was the fifth son of Charles and Edith Winchester. Considering the Winchester...

 

Commission Warns About Ratepayer Phone Scam

The Montana Public Service Commission is warning ratepayers about a phone scam targeting Montanans by alleging they have a faulty or dangerous meter and threatening to shut off power unless the resident makes an immediate payment. This is a scam by...

 

Dean's List: 1/26/2022

CARROLL COLLEGE: To be included on the dean’s list, a student must receive a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale and take at least 12 graded credits in a semester. Whitehall: Nathaniel Antonioli, Jesica Masshardt Danna...

 

First Whitehall Garden Club Meeting of 2022

John Carlson, newly elected president of the Whitehall Garden Club (WGC) will be presiding at the club’s first meeting of 2022, slated for February 2nd at the Borden conference room. This is also the first meeting of the club’s 25th year! Come...

 

How to Fertilize Perennials This Spring

Just like people, perennials need nutrition to grow and bloom optimally. This nutrition can be provided in the form of fertilization. But how and when is this best done? Basic requirements: The basic...

 

Winter "Nun-Sense" Banquet February 2nd

St. Teresa of Avila’s Ladies’ Auxiliary will present a Winter “Nun-Sense” Banquet on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 5 PM. Dinner will be served by Metals Bar of Butte at 6 PM. Dinner will include a salad buffet, roast beef with mashers,...

 

Pool Shark Report: 1/26/2022

Week of 1-20-2022 TEAM Mint #4: 15 wins, 2 losses K Bar #1: 14 wins, 3 losses Mint #2: 12 wins, 5 losses MEN Brad Babb: 4 wins, 0 lost Will Bowen: 4 wins, 0 lost Mark Griffith: 4 wins, 0 lost Mike Wall: 4 wins, 0 lost WOMEN Leslie Dyson: 4 wins, 0...

 

5 Tools to Jumpstart Faded 2022 Resolutions

If it’s time to jumpstart the resolutions you made at the beginning of the year, consider these five tools to make them more attainable: 1. Mix it up. Finding it hard to consume the daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables? You’re not...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 1/16/2022

SUNDAY, JANUARY 16 00:07:42 911 Hang Up 13:16:19 Medical: Skyline Dr 15:56:11 Trespass: Sheep Camp Rd 16:37:34 911 Hang Up: I-90 17:19:45 Citizen Assist: Boe Ln 17:56:05 Fire/Smoke Vehicle: I-90 18:55:20 Motorist Assist: I-90 19:41:37 Animal...

 

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