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Articles from the July 5, 2017 edition

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 By STAFF REPORT    News    July 5, 2017

Forecast shows near triple digit temps

It looks like the recent heat wave that hit the Whitehall area is going to stick around for a while. With temperatures already in the 90’s, the National Weather Service is predicting the temperature on Saturday, July 8 to reach 98 degrees. The...

 

From Vegas to Big Sky: Giving a helping hand

After months of planning, the evening of June 12 was special for all those who helped create "Las Vegas 2 Big Sky", a collaboration of residents in Nevada and Montana whose purpose is to find homes...

 

Bogy making trip to Jackson festival

It has been an amazing start to 2017 for Whitehall based artist Janice Bogy. She was recently accepted into the Society of Animal Artists as an associate, and later this week will be traveling to...

 
 By STAFF REPORT    News    July 5, 2017

Snake avoidance training Saturday

A rattlesnake avoidance-training course for dogs will take place Saturday, July 8 in Whitehall. The event, sponsored by the Montana Brittany Club, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at 197 HWY 2 East in Whitehall. Dr. Cory Tebay with Western Vet...

 

NATURE'S BEAUTY

Award winning local photographer Sarah Smart was able to capture this stunning photograph of an Arnica Montana. Below, the Arnica Montana is surrounded by several Small Penstemons....

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    July 5, 2017

Editorial: Meth: No stranger to small town America

The past several issues of the Whitehall Ledger have included feature articles about the meth problem in the state of Montana. The series was written by students at the University of Montana School of Journalism, and paints a frightening picture of...

 

Column: Wally World

Earlier this week, citizens came together to celebrate the birthday of the United States of America. I had family in town and it was a great time with warm weather and a lot of food. I also had the chance to do something very American this week with...

 

Irene Henrich Buhl Demers, 95

Heaven gained a very special angel on Thursday, June 29th when Irene passed away peacefully at her home. Irene was born in Silver Star, MT at Barkell Springs on February 12, 1922. She was the fifth of seven children born to Carl and Alice Henrich....

 

Alois John Schai

Alois John Schai, 77, passed away on May 24, 2017. John was born in Butte, Montana on January 6, 1940 to Alois “Louie” and Helen Anna Schai. John attended Montana State University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. John married...

 

Kirsten Isabel Ryerson

Kirsten Isabel Ryerson was born in Billings on March 10, 1996 to Lorie and Kurt Ryerson. Knowing Kristen was born with Multi-X syndrome, her parents embraced her as God's gift to them, enjoying many moments of joy as she grew and shared their life....

 

4 Paws conducting dual raffles

4 Paws Rescue has raffle tickets available from now until July 29th at Frontier Days. This raffle is to raise money to help local pets who have been released to the rescue or abandoned. Montana artist – John Ulberg donated a framed print of one of...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    July 5, 2017

For Your Information

I have this little bar at the bottom of my computer that helps you find information. So, I asked for the words to “God Bless America”, by Irving Berlin. Wow! I had a wonderful time listening to myriads of patriotic music and eventually found the...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    July 5, 2017

Dynamic duo sparks Outlaws

Nearly 50 games into their season, the Gallatin Valley Outlaws American Legion Post #87 team is starting to play some of their best baseball of the season. The team, which as of last week had a 12-6...

 
 By Rick Rowan    News    July 5, 2017

Jail offers some addicts first chance at treatment

Sheriff Don Bell worries about the state of Lake County's jail, which like many in Montana, is regularly filled to capacity. "My jail right now, everybody in there is on a felony charge. There's no mi...

 

Between the Stacks

It’s a mystery or should I say Mystery Book Club. This Tuesday the mystery fans will be meeting on Tuesday, July 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the basement of the Library. The group is open to anyone who enjoys a good who-done-it and wants to share what they...

 

Area IV Agency Visit Wednesday

The Rocky Mountain Development Council Area IV Agency on Aging will be conducting a visit to Whitehall Wednesday, July 12. The visit will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whitehall Senior Center. The event is free and open to the public....

 

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