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Articles from the April 6, 2022 edition

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Raffle Tickets for Bowman Benefit Available

A benefit raffle drawing will be held on June 1, 2022, to assist Mindy Bowman in her fight against breast cancer. Bowman, a Whitehall resident, recently underwent cancer surgeries and is working hard...

 

Easter Egg Hunt & Scavenger Hunt This Saturday at Main Street Green

Bring the little ones, bring the big ones, and bring the "kids" of all ages out to the Easter Eggs-travaganza Easter Egg Hunt and Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, April 9th. The Easter Egg Hunt begins at...

 

JeffCo Health Department Update: 4/6/2022

This week is National Public Health Week. This year, the theme for National Public Health Week is “Public Health is Where You Are”, which focuses on the places where we all are physically, mentally, and within our communities that affect our...

 

Out of the Darkness Walk April 23rd in Helena

Suicide is the twelfth leading cause of death in this country and in Montana, the second leading cause of death for our youth. It touches millions of lives and people of all ages. The research is...

 

Dear Editor: Rosendale Article Reply

Dear Editor, In the Whitehall Ledger on 3/23/22, there was an opinion piece by Jim Smith of the Daily Montanan pointing out Congressman Rosendale’s no votes. When Matt ran for office, one of the platforms he ran on was costs. When it comes to savin...

 

Thought Provokers: 4/6/2022

Someone getting a tattoo they don’t even like then spending 50 years whining about how much they hate it would obviously be considered an idiot. But marrying someone you don’t even like and then spending the rest of your life whining about it...

 

Jefferson County Museum Poster Winners

Jefferson County Museum sponsored a county-wide poster contest for American History classes on the subject of mining in Jefferson County. The posters were judged by 124 people, including Clancy...

 
 By RITA BROWN    Community    April 6, 2022

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: April 3, 1997

April 3, 1997 The Mayflower Mine - an active mine site in the 1890s and late 1930s - is active again, and after the site preparation is soon completed an exploratory drilling program to determine if the possible gold and silver ore body exists is...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    April 6, 2022

Connecting Point: Broken But Mended

When is the last time you noticed someone wearing torn and tattered work clothes? I see working individuals often sporting such attire; in fact, I’m the proud owner of some of those grease-stained clothes. My wife describes them as “shabby.” I...

 

Roderick Montgomery Duncan, 87

Roderick M. Duncan “Rod” “Monty” passed away at home on April 2, 2022. Rod was born to Judge Philip and Kathryn Duncan in Whitehall, MT on September 27, 1934. Rod was raised in Whitehall and... Full story

 

Between the Stacks: 4/6/2022

We are having a great time visiting cultures around the world this month with the 21st Century students. This week we will finish Africa, then on to Germany, India, and South America. Everyone is...

 

Reach Higher Montana is Celebrating the Class of 2022

Reach Higher Montana (RHM) is celebrating the Montana high school class of 2022 with a Senior Send-off event on May 6th. This year’s event will again see more than $30,000 in the form of scholarships, tool/equipment packages, laptops, iPads, and...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Ruth Lott's River Ranch Confections

Thanks to Ruth Lott, high quality chocolates have found a home in Whitehall and Cardwell. River Ranch Confections is a top-of-the-line business with enough variety that every possible occasion is...

 

WHS Prom 2022

PROM ROYALTY: Whitehall High School celebrated the 2022 Prom on Saturday, April 2 at the Varsity Gym....

 

Wellness Center Coming Soon; Register For Free Community Class

Over the past few years, I offered health coaching services and health and cooking classes to the Whitehall community on a small scale. Now I am excited to announce that I am teaming up with my dear friends and fellow health warriors, Johanna...

 

Montana Park of the Week: Brush Lake State Park

This week's featured State Park is Montana's 50th state park, Brush Lake. Located near Dagmar, Montana, the only state park in the northeast corner of Montana. Due to its proximity to Canada, during...

 

FWP Seeks Comments on Proposed New Fishing Access Site Along Beaverhead River

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff are seeking public comments on a proposed fee-title acquisition of about 3.5 acres of private land west of Dillon to become a new fishing access site along the Beaverhead River. FWP is undertaking the process of...

 

Bowhunter Education Class Scheduled in Helena

Volunteer instructors will host a Bowhunter Education course at the Montana WILD Education Center in Helena this month. The class is scheduled over three days: • April 29, 6 to 9 p.m. • April 30, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. • May 1, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m....

 

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church Holy Week Services

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, located at 107 East Second Street in Whitehall, has announced their Holy Week Services leading up to Easter Sunday. April 10, 2022: Palm Sunday Mass at 9 AM. Easter Triduum is considered one service even though...

 

Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health Complete Merger

Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health, two leading nonprofit healthcare organizations, have completed their merger, creating a model health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities...

 

COUSIN CLEAVON'S REDNECK COOKING: Skunk Foie Gras

Skunks are a dime a dozen in Montana. No one wanted to catch them or get near them. That is why you will be able to get a lot of skunk livers! The big question is how to catch the skunk without...

 

Pool Shark Report: Week of 3/31/2022

Week of 3-31-2022 TEAM Mint #2: 14 wins, 3 losses MEN - 4 wins, no losses Brad Babb, Derek Bingham, Will Bowen, Dwayne McClanahan, Jay Von Bergen, Mike Wall WOMEN Terry Chadwick: 3 wins, 1 loss Leslie Dyson: 3 wins, 1 loss...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 3/27/2022

SUNDAY, MARCH 27 00:10:51 Traffic Stop 00:50:50 Traffic Stop 01:05:27 Traffic Stop 06:16:22 Reckless Driver: I-90 06:43:59 911 Misdial: N Whitehall St 10:06:17 Welfare Check: W Viella St 11:25:01 Death: S Brooke St 13:29:19 Traffic Stop: Hwy 55...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    April 6, 2022

Dear Jo: 4/6/2022

Dear Jo, Have you ever caught yourself doing something and then were horrified at the thought someone would find it gross, weird, etc? I have done so several times in the last few months. For example, eating with my head down like I am starving,...

 

White Requests Your Vote For School Board

The Whitehall school district holds an election on May 3; I write to introduce myself to those I've not had the opportunity to meet. My husband, Josh, and I have two boys. I grew up in this valley on...

 

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