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Articles from the February 2, 2022 edition

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Dear Editor: Climate Crisis

Dear Editor, The Salt Lake Tribune recently published a letter to the editor by a young Republican who stated that an overwhelming majority of young, college-age Republicans are in favor of conservative leadership on climate issues. He is a...

 

Thought Provokers: 2/2/2022

White shoes go well with everything except outside. It’s crazy to think how incredibly easy it is to ruin your life while it’s considerably harder to manage your life as it is. If you’ve ever stood up on a bus, you’ve effectively made it a...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    February 2, 2022

Dear Jo: 2/2/2022

Dear Jo, I need your thoughts about a good friend who, at the end of the month of my birthday or the first week of the next one, hits me with a birthday card. Then she says she doesn’t know my exact birth date but at least she remembers the month...

 

Garden Club Meeting Reschedule to February 9th

The Whitehall Garden Club has rescheduled its first meeting of 2022 to Wednesday morning February 9th at the Borden Conference Room. Serendipitous for those of you who couldn’t attend the previous meeting but are available to do so on the 9th! Soci...

 

Jefferson County Health Department Notice

The Jefferson County Health Department IS NOT distributing at-home COVID-19 tests to the general public at this time. Due to limited testing resources in Jefferson County, test kits are being prioritized for distribution to CONGREGATE SETTINGS,...

 

Register Now For Hunter Education Classes

Several in-person hunter educations classes have been scheduled around the state over the next several months. While online classes are also available, there are several advantages to in-person classes, including hands-on experience, mentoring, and...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    February 2, 2022

Connecting Point: Toil and Time

The self-serving slogans “Make America Great Again” and “Build Back Better” contrast with the wisdom of the Bible’s Ecclesiastes. Most Americans find a purpose for living beyond daily living. The great poet Robert Frost said, “Most...

 

Joseph Edward Green, 68

Late on Thursday night, January 20, 2022, our dad, Joe Green, unexpectedly passed away at Community Hospital of Anaconda, surrounded by his loving family as the snow fell softly. He was at peace. Our...

 

Linda Kay Wagner, 70

Linda Kay Wagner, born April 14, 1951, in Havre, Montana to Ken and Lydia Rice, passed away on January 26, 2022, at her home in Whitehall, Montana with her husband Don, her two daughters, and her...

 

Between the Stacks: 2/2/2022

Last Thursday we had a truly extraordinary program as Cindy Buscarow shared her family's Holocaust history with a full audience. There was silence as she spoke of her family's attempt to rescue her gr...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: January 30, 1997

January 30, 1997 According to a statistical report recently published by Montana State University, Whitehall and the surrounding area are not only growing in population, but the growth is among the highest in Montana. The report shows the population...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: February, Part I

FEBRUARY - PART I In 1896, the Sousa band was a popular feature at concerts and in February 1896 had a lot of Whitehall residents headed to Butte to listen to the Sousa military band concert. The foll...

 
 By STEVE SACRY    Sports    February 2, 2022

Trojan Wrestling Finishes Home Schedule 21-1

The Whitehall wrestling team finished their home schedule last Friday. In the mixer with Dillon and Butte High JV, Whitehall came to compete. After 22 individual matches, Whitehall ended with a 21-1...

 

Whitehall MS/HS Principal Check-in

The winter bustle is upon us at the Whitehall Schools, with sports and the second semester underway. Our gyms are busy with basketball and wrestling. Tournaments are coming up fast with wrestling Divisional this weekend in Butte at the Civic Center....

 

Girl Scout Cookie Season is Almost Here

There’s a season between winter and spring that is anticipated as much—or more—as Daylight Savings Time and warmer temperatures. That bright spot ahead is Girl Scout Cookie season! Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming (GSMW) kicks off its 2022...

 

Pool Shark Report: Week of 1/27/2022

Week of 1-27-2022 TEAM K Bar #1: 15 wins, 2 losses Mint #2: 13 wins, 4 losses MEN Brad Babb: 4 wins, 0 lost Will Bowen: 4 wins, 0 lost WOMEN Leslie Dyson: 3 wins, 1 loss Jessica LaFond: 3 wins, 1 loss...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Caramelized Peanut Milk Chocolate Bark

Peanut and chocolate has always been a tasty combination. The saltiness of peanuts pairs well with the sweetness of chocolate, which is why many desserts feature this combination of flavors. Cakes...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 2/2/2022

Rosie, or more correctly Rosa Lynda Cabellharo, was born April 1, 1927, to Daniel and Felice Cabellharo. Proud to belong to one of the original Mexican families who inhabited the small town of Farmers...

 

Ruby Valley Medical Center Expands Rehabilitation Services

The Ruby Valley Medical Center has broadened the scope of its rehabilitation services to include Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy with the addition of Dorothy DeHart, MOT, and Lawrence Grall, M...

 

Horoscope: Week of 2/2/2022

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 It is time to slow down a little, Aries. Even you cannot keep up a hectic pace for very long. Invest time in relaxing pursuits like yoga or reading to unwind your brain. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, you may feel it necessary to...

 

Montana Park of the Week: Whitefish Lake State Park

Whitefish Lake was officially recognized as a state park in 1960 but has been a water-based recreation source for thousands of years. The lake was named "Whitefish Lake" back in the 1850s but got its...

 

Ducks on Ice Fishing Contest February 19th

Don’t miss out on the 2nd Annual Montana Ducks Unlimited (DU) Ice Fishing Tournament on February 19th on Canyon Ferry Reservoir. DU will be giving away over $13,000 in cash and prizes! Big-ticket prizes include Charles Daly O/U 20 Gauge Shotguns,...

 

Connecting Military Parents and Children, One Story at a Time

For deployed service members who are also parents, being away from their kids is often the hardest part of the job. This is why the United Service Organizations (USO) has prioritized connecting military parents with their families. One way to bring...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 1/23/2022

SUNDAY, JANUARY 23 07:45:20 Motor Vehicle Accident (Injury): MT Hwy 55 08:26:29 Domestic Non-Violent: Kountz Rd 12:11:36 Welfare Check: N Jefferson St 18:14:26 Intoxicated: Kountz Rd MONDAY, JANUARY 24 07:21:36 Traffic Stop: W Legion St 10:01:04...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 2/3/2022

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS ON MASTERPIECE PT 5 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 10:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 11:00PM...

 

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