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Articles from the March 16, 2022 edition

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Council Meeting Gets Heated with Fire Chief

Tensions were high from the beginning of Fire Chief Joe Granvold’s report to the denial of his request for CIP funds at Monday’s March Whitehall Town Council Meeting. Granvold had requested about $5700 in CIP funds for new turn-outs for the...

 

Once-in-a-Lifetime Rock, Gem & Mineral Show at Community Center

When Pamela Polachi talks about something she is passionate about her eyes twinkle and there is no end to her enthusiasm. Her recently acquired gem, rock, fossil, and mineral collection is her biggest...

 

Dear Editor: Western Legacy Center

Dear Editor, It is difficult to respond to an anonymous letter writer. You don’t know if the person is truly a concerned citizen or someone that is just trying to stir the pot. I will try to take this opportunity to explain the Western Legacy...

 

Dear Editor: Need for Crosswalk

Dear Editor, It has recently come to my attention, or rather awareness, that there is a need for a posted crosswalk across from the Town Pump, near the northern end of Whitehall Street. While at the Mint Bar the other night for Pool League, I bumped...

 

Thought Provokers: 3/16/2022

Face tattoos are a sign of great financial security. Batman can only work at night because otherwise, Bruce Wayne would have tan lines on his face. It’s easier for most people to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism. People who...

 

Deputy Fire Warden Urges All to be Wildfire Aware

Many in Montana make their homes in woodland settings - in or near forests, rural areas, or other remote locations. There, homeowners enjoy the beauty of the environment but face the very real danger of wildfire. Wildfires can begin unnoticed and spr...

 

3rd Graders Receive Reference Books

Whitehall third graders received new reference books from Rotarians Candace Ahlin and Arlene Weber. The books include a full dictionary and a reference section with information on the states, world...

 

Local Face Joins Team at Pulse Hair & Nail Salon

March 17th isn't just St. Patrick's Day this year, but also the beginning of a long-awaited career for Deidre DuBois. Just one month after graduating from the Butte Academy of Beauty Culture, she...

 

JVBC Showing Compelling Movie March 18th

On Friday, March 18, at 7 PM the Jefferson Valley Bible Church will be showing Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years. This movie was produced by the Voice of the Martyrs and has been called a...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    March 16, 2022

Connecting Point: No Stone Left Unturned

Within the pages of the Bible, there are particular passages that leave us with questions. For the “brightest” and “best” scholars or the average Christian there is some common criteria used for proper Bible interpretation. Step one;...

 

Between the Stacks: 3/16/2022

This is the last call to sign up for the Teen Mental Health First Aid class on Saturday, March 19th from 8 AM to 5 PM. Lunch will be provided and the materials are free, as is the class. If you work...

 

RMDC: Utility Bill Help Available

Rocky’s Energy Services reminds applicants that help with utility bills is available until April 30. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is here to help with utility bill assistance applications submitted on or before April 30....

 

Whitehall Schools Counselors & Nurses Check-In

CARLIE JESSOP, Elementary School Counselor: Things here are rapidly speeding up as we officially approach Springtime! Here are a few things to look forward to: K-3 will be continuing our Zones...

 

Remi "Tucker" Monforton: January 19, 2022

Remi "Tucker" Monforton made his debut at 7:52 AM on January 19, 2022 at the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Proud first-time parents are Paul and Raynee Monforton of Harrison, MT. Tucker's grandparents...

 

Scarlet Lyndel Maerschbecker: March 8, 2022

Scarlet Lyndel Maerschbecker made her debut on March 8, 2022, at the Community Hospital of Anaconda. Scarlet weighed in at 5 lbs., 15.7 oz., and was 17 inches long. Proud first-time parents are...

 

Cute Little Snowman: March 9, 2022

Mary Warmoth found this adorable snowman in the alley by High Peaks Federal Credit Union on Wednesday, March 9, 2022....

 
 By RITA BROWN    Community    March 16, 2022

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 3/16/2022

At a meeting held March 6th in Whitehall, about a dozen Whitehall area residents met with county commissioners Leonard Wortman and Sam Samson to discuss the proposed county road ordinance. The meeting produced a fairly unified position among those...

 

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Hosting Land Improvement Event

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will host its largest volunteer event of the year on Saturday, April 9, as part of an early celebration of Earth Day later in the month. The event includes repairing the park’s damaged and winter-worn trails, as...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 3/16/2022

John Schmitt was the newest member of the greatest rival to Al Capone’s organization, the O’Banion gang. Ole Gimpy himself had recruited him, so John Jacob, JJ for short, was feeling pretty good about his new position. The pay was pretty decent,...

 

Montana Park of the Week: Lone Pine State Park

This week's focus takes us just outside of Kalispell, Montana, to Lone Pine State Park. With 7.5 miles of trails for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and horseback riding, it also boasts breathtaking...

 

Op-Ed Freedom's Best Friend: Armed Citizens

So far, the obvious has eluded us. There’s a critical lesson to be learned from the tragic bloodbath that was once the peaceful cities, hillsides and farmlands of Ukraine. TV commentators are bent on characterizing Ukraine as a democratic and free...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Cowboy Cookies

Pecans are tasty offerings that are ideal in both savory dishes and desserts. Like fruits of other members of the hickory genus of trees, pecans are not truly nuts, but drupes. A drupe is a fruit...

 

Horoscope: Week of 3/16/2022

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 This week you will have an opportunity to see things how they are and not necessarily as you imagine them to be, Aries. This clarity could require some restructuring. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Long-term goals are nearing completion,...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 3/8/2022

SUNDAY, MARCH 6 10:31:41 Traffic Stop: W Legion St 10:55:00 Drugs: W Legion St 12:25:57 Agency Assist: Lone Mtn Divide Rd 13:46:32 Suspicious Person: Hwy 287 15:20:12 Traffic Stop: Hwy 2 W 22:29:17 Traffic Stop: W Legion St 22:35:01 Traffic Stop: Hwy...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 3/17/2022

THURSDAY, MARCH 17 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM ROYAL WIVES AT WORK 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 10:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 11:00PM ROYAL WIVES AT WORK FRIDAY,...

 

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