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Articles from the March 14, 2018 edition

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 By Jack H. Smith    News    March 14, 2018

Trustees ask for May 8 levy

The Cardwell School District Board of Trustees voted last week to take a $68,000 school levy to the voters at a May 8 special election. It will be the first time the district has sought a levy in 30 years. Board members Trent Biggers, Dawn Lewton,...

 
 By DOUG DODGE    News    March 14, 2018

Snowpack high in county

The current snowpack in Jefferson County can be summed up easily: we are in it up to our waists. If you live in the high country, or have spent time there recently, this comes as no surprise. The National Weather Service confirms this with their...

 

Shakespeare in the Park at Frontier Days

The 2018 Frontier Days Celebration in Whitehall will now include an additional popular annual event. Chamber President Jan Thorne announced at last week's general meeting the Shakespeare in the Park...

 

Plenty of fun at 2018 JVSA Banqet

It was a packed house March 10 at the 2018 Jefferson Valley Sportsmen Association Banquet. The banquet is a primary fundraiser for the group that goes above and beyond to help local outdoor...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    March 14, 2018

Town Council changes March meeting date

The Whitehall Town Council has changed the date for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting originally scheduled for March 12 has been moved to March 19 at 7 p.m. Mayor Mary Janacaro-Hensleigh said last week the meeting was changed due to a...

 

EDITORIAL: Spread the word about Cardwell celebration

In a little under five months, both current and former residents will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Cardwell School. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 4 starting at 10:30 a.m. at the school, and will also include a dinner...

 

COLUMN: Not the Zoom

When I started my career in journalism as beat reporter for a daily newspaper I would often times have to take photos at meetings, games, or various events. While the paper did have a digital camera, they were not very handy at the time for anything...

 

Paul T. Ringling

Paul T. Ringling, rancher and World War II veteran, passed away Wednesday evening, March 7, 2018 in Miles City, Montana. Paul was born in New York City in 1920. His mother, Aubrey Black Ringling, and father, Richard T. Ringling, brought him back to...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    March 14, 2018

Whitehall trustees rehire two principals

The Whitehall School District Board of Trustees voted last week to rehire K-5 Principal Britt McLean and 6-12 Principal Hannah Nieskens. Superintendent John Sullivan said the three administrators work together as a team and he thinks that is...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    March 14, 2018

2018 production above target at mine

It’s been a good start to 2018 at the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine. At the Community Transition Advisory Committee Meeting last week, Mine General Manager Dan Banghart said that after the first two months they are above their target for the year....

 

2018 BTBJ organizers seek live auction items

With the event a little over two months away, organizers of the Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser are seeking help from local residents. At a meeting last week, BTBJ committee member Kristi Wilson said that while things are progressing nicely for...

 

Fund set up for Todd

A fund has been set up at Rocky Mountain Bank to assist the medical expenses for Erik Todd. The former Cardwell resident was seriously injured in a snowboarding accident earlier this month in Utah. Local residents are being asked to donate at the...

 

Gary Lee Stoddard

Gary Lee Stoddard was born January 2, 1951 to Lee and Emma Stoddard in Durango, Colorado. The family lived near Durango until (circa) 1965, when they moved to Whitehall where Gary attended High School. It was during his schooling there that his...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    March 14, 2018

Three Trojans earn honors

Three Whitehall High School basketball players were honored earlier this week with postseason accolades. One of the best players in school history, junior Max Feight was selected to the all-state...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    March 14, 2018

Scam hits Whitehall area

It’s nothing out of the ordinary for Rodeway Inn manager Peter Niedermeyer to receive a package for a guest staying at the hotel located in Whitehall. During a shift last week, he received a package that turned out to be far from ordinary and wants...

 

MYRON KLER NAGEL

Myron Kler Nagel Went to be with his lord and hunting buddies on March 10, 2018. Myron was born on February 7, 1936 in Brush Colorado, to Reinhold and Sophia Nagel. Myron was a true outdoors man that loved to hunt, fish and work on his horn and...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, Mar. 5 8:44 a.m. - mental crisis, 460 Hwy 2 West, Whitehall 9:57 a.m. – civil assist, 248 Piedmont Road, Whitehall 11:44 a.m. - suspicious/person/vehicle/circumstance, 98 Curlew Lane, Whitehall 12:37 p.m. – assault, 1147 Hwy 55,...

 

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