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Articles from the May 25, 2022 edition

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 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 25, 2022

Briggs Valedictorian, Wagner Salutatorian at 2022 WHS Graduation

Fifteen Whitehall High School Trojans will receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 2 PM in the Whitehall Varsity Gym. The Whitehall School District is proud to announce Haley Briggs as WHS...

 

On Air: Liberty Place Radio Show Brings the House Down

Lights on V: On Air was presented to a full house at the Star Theatre on Thursday, May 19. Liberty Place residents and guest performers presented two live radio drama shows, similar in style to A...

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 25, 2022

Gold Junction Presents Free Summer Movie Series Begins June 8

Gold Junction Presents... is excited to announce the Family Adventure film series, as well as the Western Classics series. The Family Adventure series kicks off June 8 with Sing; the Western Classics begins July 7 with Rio Bravo. Both series are...

 
 By ELIZABETH PULLMAN    News    May 25, 2022

Candidate Forum Thursday at 6PM

A candidate forum for the contested position of Jefferson County Commissioner will be held tomorrow, Thursday, May 26, at 6 PM at the Borden's Conference Room. The forum is being put on by the Lower...

 
 By ARLENE WEBER    News    May 25, 2022

Jefferson Valley Museum Opens May 28

The Jefferson Valley Museum will open for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 28 and will be open for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. Visitors are welcome between the hours of noon and 4 PM, Tuesday...

 

Scenes from Black Tie Blue Jeans

The 18th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Fundraiser, held May 21 at the Copper K Barn, brought in what is thought to be the highest funds raised ever....

 

Editorial: Keeping, Changing & Breaking Traditions...

KEEPING: Two weeks ago I can honestly say I thought there would be no newspaper for the week. I was on my deathbed. Actually, I was on the floor of the Ledger office, with my screens angled to the floor, hoping I could get the paper laid out before...

 

Editorial: A Little Humble Brag...

The Whitehall Ledger will be recognized as a 2022 Better Newspaper Contest award winner at the 137th Annual Montana Newspaper Convention in Glendive, June 17-18. The 2022 contest was judged by volunteer members of the North Dakota Press Association....

 
 By RUTH LOTT    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Dear Editor: In support of Jon Goff

Dear Editor, There is always a lot of talk about wanting younger/new people to participate in politics, but it doesn’t happen very often. This year, there will be a new name in the contest for Jefferson County Commissioner. I am writing to...

 
 By ROBERT BRUNER    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Dear Editor: In support of Jim Brown for Supreme Court

Dear Editor, We need to support Jim Brown for our state Supreme Court. It is common among Montana’s most liberal supreme court justices to accept large campaign donations from the same lawyers whose law firms are litigating cases before those very...

 
 By ED GUZA    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Dear Editor: In support of Mary Janacaro-Hensleigh

Dear Editor, I’m voicing support for Mary Janacaro-Hensleigh for Jefferson County Commissioner, District 1. As Whitehall’s Town Attorney since 2015, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mayor Hensleigh since she took office in 2018. Under her...

 
 By JOHN KREIS    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Dear Editor: In support of Dan Hagerty

Dear Editor and Jefferson County Voters, As you mark your ballots for Jefferson County Commissioner if you are uncertain which candidate to vote for, please consider the following: · Dan Hagerty is a Veteran. · Dan Hagerty has served his community...

 

CORRECTION to 5/18/2022 Edition

In the 5/18/2022 edition of the Ledger it was stated that WHS Senior Brendan Wagner broke the triple jump school record with a jump of 37’8”, The school record is still held by Michael Welch with his 1999 jump of 45’6”....

 

Thought Provokers 5/25/2022

If someone lived to be 80 years old and had 1 photo of their life taken every hour. That entire person’s life could be assembled at 24 frames per second into the duration of a single season television show. About eight, one hour long episodes....

 
 By JON STONE GOFF    News    May 25, 2022

Why Do I Want to Be Jefferson County Commissioner?

Who is Jon Goff? Of course, I am playing off the opening line, "Who is John Galt?" from Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged which serves as an expression of helplessness and despair at the current state o...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Go Ask Jo: 5/25/2022

Dear Jo, What do you do when someone comments on the job you are doing while knowing nothing of the work and effort that goes into it? I do sales and there is always someone who feels the need to comment on my prices, my advertising, and how I...

 

Whitehall Happiness Corner: 5/28/2022

CARROLL COLLEGE: On Saturday, May 14, 2022, Carroll College conferred degrees on 228 graduates of the class of 2022 during its 112th commencement ceremony held in Nelson Stadium. The following graduates are from the Whitehall area: HARRISON: Lane E....

 

Whitehall Music Places at Competition, Enjoys Silverwood

The Whitehall Middle School and High School band and choir students competed, placing for the first time in almost a decade, and then experienced the joys of Silverwood on May 14....

 

Whitehall Schools Counselors & Nurses Check-In: May 2022

Elementary Counselor Well, we’ve come to the close of yet another fantastic year! Hopefully, your kids are armed with conflict resolution skills and emotional regulation tools that will last their whole lives…or at least through the dog days of...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Connecting Point: Shallow Promises

Worship takes on several meanings in a wide range of contexts. As Christians, we need to focus on the Biblical understanding of worship; nothing more and nothing less. Our culture is inundated by “worship” experiences that embrace entertainment...

 

Bob Lombardi, 89

Bob "Peachie" Lombardi was born on November 16, 1932. He passed on May 21, 2022, following a long illness. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria, and his brothers Ray and Frank. He is... Full story

 

Whitehall Veterans Memorial Day Service May 28

The Whitehall American Legion Post #24 and the Ralph Sullender Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4603 will have a Memorial Day service in the veteran’s area of the Whitehall cemetery at 10 AM on Monday, May 30. A special recognition of World War I...

 

Programs at Caverns Begin Memorial Day Weekend

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park is kicking off its interpretive program season over Memorial Day weekend. The birds and the bees have returned to the park, and AmeriCorps member Taryn Eveland will present a program titled “The Birds & The Bees...

 

Cardwell Outing to OWLS

CARDWELL OUTING: Cardwell School students took a field trip to the Outdoor Wilderness Living School, LLC (OWLS) at River Camp on McKeown Lane. Here Tom Elpel is speaking in front of the...

 

Something Montana Should Consider? A Water-Stressed Valley Needs to Curb Development

In my drought- and fire-plagued home valley, 40 miles north of San Francisco, a debate has been simmering for decades over a massive development planned on state-owned property. The conflict is focused on nearly 1,000 acres of rural and wildland in...

 

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