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Articles from the May 12, 2021 edition

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 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    May 12, 2021

Star Theatre Reopening This Weekend!

When businesses and workplaces began lock down in March 2020, no one expected the shut down to last very long; then it kept going and going. No one expected business to be so severely impacted by...

 
 By David Parker    News    May 12, 2021

Save the Date For Liberty Place's 'Lights On" Concert June 17 on the Main Street Green next to Star Theatre

After a year off due to COVID-19, Liberty Place will once again be celebrating the artistic and musical talents of their residents with their ‘Lights On’ event Thursday, June, 17th. An Art Opening will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., with an...

 
 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    May 12, 2021

Dr. Meyer Begins New Adventure in Medicine

Dr. Kathy Meyer has owned and operated Whitehall Chiropractic for the last 26 years, providing our little community with the best in chiropractic care. Now an exciting new adventure has placed itself...

 

Support Needed for Bill Criticall to Local Journalism's Future

Fairness is not a partisan issue. Fairness is the goal of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act currently being considered in the United States Congress. The bill has bipartisan support in both the Senate and the House of Representatives....

 

Dear Editor: Great Job on Clean Up Day!

Dear Editor, I want to thank the Town of Whitehall and the high school teens who took time out of their day to clean the litter in the gully by my house. They did a fantastic job! I so appreciate them. Rebecca Robinson Whitehall,...

 
 By Robert Lack    Opinion    May 12, 2021

Dear Editor: Another Letter from the Horseman

Dear Editor, A letter from the Horseman: I keep hearing all these complains about how employers can’t find people to work anymore, because the pandemic checks are more than what people make working. Well, I think back forty years ago when a ranch...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    May 12, 2021

Go Ask Jo: 5/12/2021

Dear Jo, I believe that I am Flying Solo’s mom (letter in last weeks paper). She put her question very nicely, being loved is definitely not all bad. I think a family get-together, honest and open might help, but does not always work, feelings...

 

New Town Councilors Seated

At the May meeting of the Whitehall Town Council new town councilors Bill Lanes and Linda Jung were approved and seated. Lanes, who was mistakenly serving for the wrong ward, now serves in Ward 1 (replacing Logan Reiff) and Jung will serve Ward 2....

 

Beats & Eats Brings the Music, Food & Vendors for Kickoff Event!

JAMMING OUT: Whitehall native Sean Wisner (right) performed several original songs with accompaniment from John Willard (middle) and Demetrius Fassas (left) on standup bass. The next Beats & Eats...

 
 By Bill Lanes    Community    May 12, 2021

Connecting Point: Celebrating Authentic Women

Just last Sunday many of us celebrated Mother’s Day. It is one of those distinctions that contributes to our civilization. As a matter of fact, in America, Mother’s Day dates back about one hundred years and was signed into law by President Woodr...

 

Edward Bragg Armstrong, 69

Edward Armstrong of Cardwell, MT passed away on May 3rd, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. Ed was born August 10th, 1951 in Natick, Massachusetts to Charles M and June Armstrong. He was raised...

 

Bunny Allen McBride, 81

Bunny Allen (B.A.) McBride of Cape Coral, Florida and Solon, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Arden Courts in Fort Meyers, Florida. A celebration of life will be held at a dat...

 
 By Janice Hand    Community    May 12, 2021

Whitehall's Chloe Brown Wins DAR Good Citizen Contest

Local student Chloe F. Brown, Butte High School senior and school Valedictorian, was selected by Butte High to be its DAR Good Citizen. She went on to receive the Silver Bow DAR Chapter's scholarship...

 
 By Dan Lacey    Sports    May 12, 2021

Whitehurst Sets New School Record

Katie Whitehurst finished 6th in the 200 and second in the 400 in Hamilton at the A-B-C top 10 meet. Maxine Hoagland finished 6th in the 100 at the top 10 meet in Hamilton. At the top 8 meet in...

 
 By Arlene Weber    Community    May 12, 2021

Our Town 100 Years Ago - May 1921

May 1895 The following is taken as written from the May 3, 1895 Whitehall Zephyr. The accompanying photo is of an ad from the same edition. Charlie Wagonbreth is constructing a fine ice-box in his mar...

 

Ledger: Looking Back 25 Years: May 9, 1996

MAY 9, 1996 Although Whitehall may not be on the center of the map when it comes to cultural affairs, a stop in Whitehall is on the agenda for a nationally recognized string quartet. The National Symphony Orchestra will send a string quartet to White...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/12/2021

One of the signs of spring is when our Tuesday night Watercolor Class turns from an actual class to free painting. The Library provides the paper, watercolors, brushes, and other supplies but the...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 5/12/2021

MAY 2, 2021 07:28 Traffic Stop 08:34 911 Misdial: Hwy 2 W 12:42 Medical: Yellowstone Tr 13:51 Reckless Driver: I90 15:50 Burglar Alarm: Irvine Ln 19:49 Administrative 20:46 Animal MAY 3, 2021 08:07 Parking: W Third St 09:11 Civil: Bowman Ln 10:21 911...

 

Estate Planning for Parents with Minor-Aged Children

Parents should make sure they have arrangements in place for the care of their minor-aged children when planning their estates, according to Montana State University Extension. To make sure parents’ wishes are followed, Marsha Goetting, MSU...

 

Governor Gianforte's Return-to-Work Bonus Gives Montana Businesses a Boost of Confidence

Montana businesses are applauding Governor Gianforte’s recent “Return-to-Work Bonus” initiative. The plan is bold, innovative and a welcome bump to our economic recovery. Early last winter, the Montana Chamber Board, led by Chairman Paul...

 

Whitehall TV Channel: Week of 5/12/2021

THURSDAY, MAY 13 5:00PM PBS NewsHour 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM CAT IN THE HAT 7:30PM PEG + CAT 8:00PM PBS NewsHour 9:00PM Amanpour and Company 10:00PM BASEBALL “A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME” FRIDAY, MAY 14 5:00PM PBS...

 

Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood and Make It a Summer Full of Life

The American Red Cross along with actor James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly, have joined together to urge all who are healthy to make this a summer full of life for patients by scheduling an appointment to give blood or platelets. As the...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    May 12, 2021

Rockin' The Rivers Back On For 2021

After having the event canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Rockin' the Rivers is set to return in 2021. According to RTR office manager Jodie Petitt, the 2021 festival is scheduled to take...

 
 By Pam Hanna RN    Community    May 12, 2021

JeffCo Health Board Update: 5/12/2021

Health is a lifelong journey. For each of us that journey is unique. Every one of us has our own approach to health and wellness. This week, National Women’s Health Week, serves as a reminder for women and girls to take steps toward caring for...

 

Payment Options Available for Montana Taxpayers

The Montana Department of Revenue reminds taxpayers that payment options are available for people unable to pay their 2020 Montana income taxes in full. Montana taxpayers can request a payment plan using the department’s TransAction Portal (TAP)...

 

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