The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Articles from the May 4, 2022 edition

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 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 4, 2022

Countdown Begins for Annual Black Tie Blue Jeans Fundraiser

We're less than three weeks away from the fundraising event of the year, Black Tie & Blue Jeans (BTBJ). This year BTBJ asks you to Wear Your Boots, Get Back to Your Roots on Saturday, May 21,...

 
 By STEVIE CROISANT    News    May 4, 2022

We Are HER Lounge at Ledger Office This Thursday

Last year, due to your generosity, We Are HER (Healed, Empowered, Restored), a local Whitehall non-profit that helps survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault heal after trauma, hosted its...

 
 By MORGAN E. JACOBSEN    News    May 4, 2022

Lewis & Clark Caverns Announces Tours for 2022

Staff at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park are pleased to reopen the cave for the 2022 season. Tours will be offered until September 30. Visitors are encouraged to visit the state parks website fre...

 

Thought Provokers: 5/4/2022

Screaming loudly inside your head is a good way to check for nearby psychics by seeing if anyone flinches. The coldest temperature possible in the universe is -459.67 F. The hottest is theorized as 2,556,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 F. We...

 
 By Sisi Carroll    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Dear Editor: Vote for Bertoglio

Dear Editor, When it comes to choosing our legislator for Jefferson County, there is only one choice – Marta Bertoglio. Marta is a rural Montana native who understands our family values. As an Air...

 
 By DORIE WESTHOVEN    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Dear Editor: Rants and Raves

Dear Editor, The town I moved from had an online forum for its citizens to RANT and RAVE, but I believe this platform will suffice for the same purpose. I have both RANTS and RAVES for the Rescuers and Survivors Fair hosted by the Whitehall...

 

Dear Editor: Vote for the Weed Levy

Dear Editor, It has been said that the first leafy spurge plant seen in the Jefferson Valley was planted on a grave in the Fish Creek Cemetery many years ago. Whether or not this is true, the fact remains that this noxious weed has spread its...

 
 By KRISTINE ERINN    News    May 4, 2022

Kristine Erinn Presents Writing Class This May

For the month of May, come to Settings by All Things Montana (11 North Main Street) on Wednesdays from 7 PM-8 PM to learn how to write your own story and so much more. You will learn skills from...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Go Ask Jo: 5/4/2022

Dear Jo, Well, happy doggone spring! The sun is finally out. There are actually green areas in the grass. Baby calves and lambs are everywhere. People should have that spring smile on their faces....shouldn’t they? But noooooooo, all I seem to enco...

 
 By VICKIE PARKS    News    May 4, 2022

Whitehall Food Distribution Slated for May 12

Sincerely Paul Feeding His Sheep will begin distributing Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) food boxes on May 12, 2022, to anyone who has filled out an application. Along with these boxes, Sincerely Paul will be distributing 20lb....

 

Why Do I Want To Be Jefferson County Commissioner?

When I ran for Senate District 38 in 2020, I spent a lot of time following the happenings in Jeff County and what all it took to make the county function. While I lost by 57 votes, I got an education...

 
 By DOUG DODGE    News    May 4, 2022

Getting Ready for Montana Fire Season

While wildfire is the most likely major hazard we face in Jefferson County, our preparedness plans should be flexible enough to help us through any hazard we may face. We call this an all-hazard approach to preparedness. Every hazard will have its...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Connecting Point: Injustice for All

Some matters are timeless, seen through the generations, and noticeable in every culture. Certainly, the clock ticks forward and we see continuous advances in technology but for the most part, humans are predictable throughout history. We tend to...

 
 By MARTA VARELA    Community    May 4, 2022

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Montana Jams and Candles

Made in Whitehall, using all-natural ingredients, Pati McLaughlin creates about 20 different jams and jellies, daughter-in-law Brandy Yates with her soy candles and wax melts of 25 to 35 different...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/4/2022

The Library is again hosting Teen Mental Health First Aid on May 6, 2022, from 8 AM to 5 PM. This important workshop is free and open to the public who wish to help prevent suicide in our young...

 

A Brief History of Whitehall: Part II

A prominent feature that draws visitors to this Jefferson Valley community are the twelve Lewis and Clark murals depicting the Corps of Discovery's passage thru the landscape. In 1999, residents creat...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 5/4/2022

"But I don't want you to go!" Janice had already been bereft of her father; now her mother was getting ready to leave her an actual orphan. Yes, she had plenty of aunts and uncles to live with; in...

 

MONTANA STATE PARK OF THE WEEK: Hell Creek State Park

Located on the Hell Creek Arm of Fort Peck Lake, you'll find excellent facilities for water sports and a bounty of walleye, lake trout, northern pike, and small-mouth bass to fish. Plus, there is a...

 

COUSIN CLEAVON'S REDNECK COOKING: Mythical Pork Rinds

Here in Montana, you hear a lot about the mythical creature called the Man-Bear-Pig. I was sitting around the fire last weekend with my family and Uncle Jim-Bob told a hero story of how he saved...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 4/24/2022

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2022 00:35:29 Traffic Stop: N Whitehall St 10:38:04 Animal: Piedmont Rd 11:53:50 Traffic Stop: W Legion St 12:38:35 Fraud: E Second St 16:32:53 Stranded Motorist: I-90 17:51:20 Agency Assist: I-90 20:15:56 Agency Assist: Utah St 22:...

 

Horoscopes: Week of 5/4/2022

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 A strong urge to be alone arises this week, Aries. If this happens, turn off your phone and put a message that you’re not to be disturbed until you’re ready for some company. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Yours may turn into the party...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 5/5/2022

SPECIAL NOTICE: The History of Waterloo, Montana by Ron Hunt, and Historic Buildings and Homes in Whitehall by Arlene Weber will be broadcast on Whitehall Low Power TV channel 49.2. These programs will be played back at 1 PM, 3 PM, 5 PM, 7 PM and 9 P...

 

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