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Articles from the March 23, 2022 edition

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Candidate Forum To Be Held May 26th

A candidate forum for the contested position of Jefferson County Commissioner will be held Thursday, May 26, at 6 PM at the Borden’s Conference Room. The forum is being put on by the Lower Jefferson River Watershed Council with assistance from The...

 

TEFAP Qualifying Many More Montanans Under New Guidelines

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal food distribution program that supports food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens, and other emergency feeding organizations serving...

 

Baseball Field Clean-Up This Weekend

Let's work together! The Whitehall Baseball League will be holding a field clean-up day on March 26, 2022, at 9 AM. Please arrive ready to get a little dirty at the Whitehall Baseball Fields. Bring...

 

Academic Olympics

OLYMPIANS: Whitehall Middle School Academic Olympians (Top photo) Lillian Schober, Kady Chadwick, Miles McLean, Zane Downey, and Dixon Koenig secured 5th out of 41 teams at the competition in Bozeman...

 

Easter Egg Hunt Planning Underway!

The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce is diligently working to once again present Whitehall's Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The 2022 event will be held Saturday, April 9 at 1 PM on the Main Street Green (next...

 

Little Trojans Place at State

Whitehall Trojans wrestlers competed at the State level this past weekend. (Above) Ryan Raty placed second in his Novice 100 division. Also placing were Dustin Hansen, third place (beginner 53),...

 
 By John Kreis    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Dear Editor: Murals Project Moving Forward

Dear Editor, Good news! The project to do restoration of the Whitehall Murals is continuing! The first mural to be restored will be the mural located at the Jefferson Fresh Foods. As I’m sure you can imagine there are significant costs to restore...

 
 By Pod Moriarty    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Dear Editor: Value Our Fire Dept. Volunteers

Dear Editor, I would like to address Charles Shank’s letter to the editor regarding the Whitehall Street crossing. I agree; this is a disaster waiting to happen. I have waited to pull out taking a left turn several minutes - this is becoming a...

 
 By DON LEPINKSY    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Dear Editor: Response to Koopman Op-Ed

Dear Editor, I recently read Roger Koopman’s Op-Ed in the Whitehall Ledge entitled “Freedom’s Best Friend: Armed Citizens”. I agree with what I perceive to be Mr. Koopmans main premise. That is, the second amendment is a free citizen’s...

 

Thought Provokers: 3/23/2022

People are expected to know and follow a system of laws which experts are required to take 7+ years of post-secondary education to properly interpret and apply. It’s possible someone out there who doesn’t even remember who you are still...

 

Name to a Face: Heidi Lynn Austin

If you haven't had the privilege to meet Heidi Austin yet, you should make it a point to do so next time you see her around town. Heidi Lynn moved to Whitehall in July of 2021 with her husband, Will,...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Go Ask Jo: 3/23/2022

Dear Jo, How do you feel about people sharing your food? How about your drink? My aunt is always taking bites of my food, a sip of my drink. I don’t want to be a picky or a germophobic person, but I wonder where her hands and lips have been before...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Carol's Whimzees

It would be very difficult to look at Carol Beiderman's paintings of animals – a grinning cow, a big-eyed squatting frog duo, the female with long eyelashes and lipstick; a Highland cow whose long...

 

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....

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    March 23, 2022

Connecting Point: To Touch or Not To Touch

Are we entering the later stages of what many have termed the COVID-19 pandemic? Maybe? Make no mistake this matter has been incredibly divisive all across the globe. I’ve had close friends die due to complications of this disease, others who have...

 

Sigrid Cleona Parker, 67

Sigrid Cleona Parker, born to Sigrid Foster and Fredrick Cline on May 17, 1954, in Arcadia, California, passed away on March 10, 2022. She was a devout Christian who later went out to become a chef... Full story

 

Between the Stacks: 3/23/2022

One of the most enjoyable things about working in libraries is sharing wonderful educational programming for all ages. The staff has started a series of programs on different countries for children fr...

 
 By RITA BROWN    Community    March 23, 2022

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: March 20, 1997

March 20, 1997 Trojan Educator of the Week was Whitehall school nurse, Dorothy Simonsen. Dorothy was nominated by Barb Thronson for doing “an excellent job as a school nurse for K-12. She is very competent.” Trojan Student of the Week was Brice...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: March 1922

Headlines in March 1896 bear a similarity to what you might read today. There was political unrest, murders, suicides, concerns about grain prices, and a horrific storm in the Pacific Ocean that...

 

Donuts for Dads at Cardwell School

DONUTS FOR DADS: On Monday, March 14th the Cardwell School hosted Donuts for Dads. It was a special event coordinated by Mrs. Simon to honor the men in our students' lives. Students had a chance to...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 3/23/2022

Louisa grew up in the best of families. She never knew the darker side of life, for as the only child (a daughter, no less), she had never wanted for anything. Born Louisa Jane Flockheart she emerged...

 

Prescribed Burn Near Tobacco Root Mountains

Those traveling near the Tobacco Root Mountains this week may see a little smoke in the air as the Bureau of Land Management’s Dillon Field Office conducts prescribed burns. The exact timing depends on weather and fuel conditions. The prescribed...

 

Montana Park of the Week: Ackley Lake State Park

Just southwest of Hobson, you'll find Ackley Lake State Park. Surrounded by the Little Belt and Snowy Mountains, Ackley Lake is an incredibly beautiful destination. Ackley Lake is nestled right in...

 

Innovative "Wild Sustenance" Program Coming to a College Near You

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Wildlife Biology Program at the University of Montana (UM) will unveil a bold, innovative, hands-on higher education experience this fall that highlights the fundamental role hunting plays in society and wild...

 

Op-Ed: Regulations Stand In the Way of Attainable Housing

We are five of the youngest lawmakers in the Montana Legislature. At 20, 21, 24, 29, and 31 years old, we are in various stages of renting and homeownership, and all of us are concerned about the housing crisis facing Montana. In every one of our...

 

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