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 By Jack H. Smith    News    June 7, 2017

Chuchos Tacos opens in Whitehall

A new restaurant opened earlier this week in downtown Whitehall. Chuchos Tacos served their first customers Monday at the business located at 14 East Legion Avenue. The restaurant is owned by Heather...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    June 7, 2017

District moves to 2017 ballot

Local voters will have a chance to decide if they want an ambulance district in Jefferson County. At their meeting last week, the Jefferson County Commissioners voted 3-0 to approve Resolution 14-2017, Calling for an Election Regarding the Formation...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    Community    June 7, 2017

Cavern Music Day Saturday, June 10

Local musicians will be taking to the stage this Saturday, July 12 at the Lewis and Clark Caverns. A Music Day is scheduled to take place at the Montana State Park starting and 10 a.m. and will run until the evening. The music will take place at the...

 

Flag ceremony June 14

A United States Flag Retirement Ceremony is planned for June 14 at the Whitehall Cemetery. The Flag Day ceremony, hosted by the local American Legion Post #24 and VFW Post #4603 is scheduled to begin...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    Community    June 7, 2017

35 promoted to Whitehall High School

With the class of 2017 graduating in late May, a new class of students will be attending Whitehall High School. A total of 35 students officially became high school students at the annual 8th Grade...

 

Vacation rental opens in Whitehall

With just one hotel in town, local resident Mary Janacaro Hensleigh saw a need for more accommodations in Whitehall. She took action to remedy the issue and recently opened the First and Blue...

 

Welker awarded scholarship

2017 Whitehall High School graduate Bryn Welker was recently awarded the $1,000 Whitehall American Legion Post #24 and VFW Post #4603 Dennis Smith Memorial Scholarship. Post member Roger Steerman...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Editorial: Mule Days packs fun for the whole family

Last week I was able to do an interview with Tara Price, one of the organizers for the upcoming Montana Mule Days event in Whitehall. After our conversation, I was more than pleased that the event scheduled from June 9 to 11 is coming to town. This...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Column: Construction Blues

Since I can remember, I have always heard people say there are only two seasons in the Rocky Mountains – Spring and road construction. While this is not entirely true, it seems like near the end of every April construction projects start popping...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, May 29 11:58 a.m. – traffic stop, Delmoe Lake Road, Whitehall 12:35 p.m. - theft-shoplift, 501 West Legion Avenue, Whitehall 3:28 p.m. – care for sick/injured, 16 Gornick Lane, Whitehall 3:59 p.m. – traffic stop, Pipestone Road, Whiteha...

 
 By Arlene Weber    Community    June 7, 2017

Memories from the Museum...

Not long ago, an old Butterick pattern book was donated to the Jefferson Valley Museum. Glued to the many pages were years of newspaper articles about local and international events. The following are some of those many stories from the 1930s and...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    June 7, 2017

Nieskens named new Lady Trojans head coach

A newly hired head coach will bring a wealth of experience and a history of success to the Whitehall High School Girls Basketball team. Kelly Nieskens was recently hired to take over for Herman Gerving, who resigned at the end of the 2016-17 season....

 

June Alyce Wilmsen Severance

June Alyce Wilmsen Severance of Waterloo, Montana passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Bozeman, MT. June was born in Chicago, IL on November 7, 1924 to Eberhardt and Estelle Wilmsen. She married B. Wayne Severance in 1951. They settled in East...

 
 By Leonard Wortman    News    June 7, 2017

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At our regular meeting last week, we granted a road variance for the R.D. Marks Subdivision at Clancy and removed the requirement for dedicated park land at the Alhambra RV Park. We opened two bids for the Jail meal contract. We approved...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    June 7, 2017

For Your Information

Summer is officially here! The school buses aren’t running and the playground is quiet. The final day of school was NOT quiet and the weather was perfect. Awards were presented for the Declamation Contest. Winner in the Kindergarten was Alexis...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    Sports    June 7, 2017

Local trio qualify for national finals

Three Whitehall teenagers are heading to the National Junior High Rodeo scheduled for June 18 to 24 in Lebanon, TN. Garris Robertson, Jacy Johnson, and Brynna Wolfe all qualified at the Montana Junior High Finals May 28 and 29 in Townsend. Johnson...

 

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