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Articles from the May 17, 2017 edition

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 By Jack H. Smith    News    May 17, 2017

Public hearing adresses proposed district

The Jefferson County Commission will decide later this month if local residents will have an opportunity to vote for or against the creation of the Jefferson Valley Rural Ambulance District. The deadline for the public protest form mailed to real...

 

Charity ride stops in Whitehall

The cry went up "They're nine miles out!" A hum of enthusiasm grew from the townspeople who had gathered to welcome the over 100 motorcycle riders who were taking part in the 23rd annual Kyle Petty...

 

'Lights On' next week

For the past several years, the musical ensemble at Liberty Place has spent countless hours practicing for their performance at the annual Festival of Trees in Bozeman. They would now like to share...

 
 By Melissa Jenkins    News    May 17, 2017

Quick meeting for Whitehall Council

It was an unusually brief regular meeting Monday night for the Whitehall Town Council. The Council concluded the majority of their regular monthly meeting in a little over 30 minutes before adjourning into executive session. After around 40 minutes...

 

Students work with large map

Thanks to a donation from the Whitehall PTSA, local elementary students were able to spend time last week working with a large floor map of the Pacific Ocean. Whitehall Librarian Holly Harper and...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    May 17, 2017

Mine manager discusses April production

Officials at Barrick Golden Sunlight mine are expecting to be on target for production in the second quarter of 2017. At the Community Transition Advisory Committee meeting last Thursday, Mine General Manager Dan Banghart reported the production in A...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    May 17, 2017

Editorial: Counting the days and making the days count

In less than two week students at Whitehall High School will be graduating during a May 28 ceremony. After four long years in high school they will be moving on to college, the workforce, or spending some time figuring out what they want to do as...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    May 17, 2017

Column: Happy Birthday?

Two days ago was my birthday. I would like to say it was a joyous occasion with a day full of celebrations, but this was not the case. This time of year is really busy at the newspaper, and since it was a Monday there was no time for any sort of...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, May 8 12:17 a.m. – traffic stop, West 2nd Avenue, Whitehall 6:24 a.m. - disturbance/noise,music, Piedmont Road, Whitehall 8:21 a.m. – harassment, 1148 Hwy 55, Whitehall 8:48 a.m. - traffic & roads-moving, I-90 MM 249, Whitehall Mt 59759...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    May 17, 2017

For Your Information

A trip of a lifetime! Kyra Armstrong's school, Montana Wilderness School of the Bible, scheduled a tour of Israel. She joined the 30 other folks and after flying into Tel Aviv, spent the following week in the land where Jesus lived. Problems kept...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 17, 2017

Great district meet for Trojans

Things are clicking at the right time of the season for the Whitehall High School track team. Competing at the District 5B meet last week in Bozeman, the Trojans had strong individual performances on...

 

LEDGER MAIN STREET

(Editor's Note: The following article is the first in a series that will give readers of the Ledger a first hand view of local businesses. The article was written by Copper K Barn owner Lacee Kountz.)...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 17, 2017

Lady Trojans hang tough, Sepulveda advances to upcoming state tournament

The Whitehall High School tennis team didn't back down from some of the best competition in the state at last week's Southeast B-C Divisional Tournament in Big Sky. Senior Monica Sepulveda was able...

 

Between the Stacks

Mark your calendars for Neal Lewing on June 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library! Neal is part of the Humanities Montana Conversation Program and will be presenting “Meagher of the Sword, Montana’s First Acting Governor. According to the Humanities...

 
 By Leonard Wortman    News    May 17, 2017

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At our regular meeting last week Boyd Andrews Community Services CEO, Amy Tenney and Elkhorn Treatment Center Director Dan Krause gave a presentation about their programs in Jefferson County. Owen Voigt talked with us about some mine...

 

Lots of info at garden club meeting

The Garden Club meeting, May 3rd was full of information and news. All members enjoyed the wonderful brunch (prepared by Cathy Hatch and AnnieRose Moran) and then heard about the wonderful hard work...

 

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