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 By Jack H. Smith    News    July 5, 2018

Districts hire 9

There will be several new faculty members during the 2018-19 school year in the Whitehall School Districts. Superintendent John Sullivan recently reported nine new hires, including the hiring of Kurtis Koenig as the new Whitehall Elementary...

 

Above, Kyle Huss has some fun Monday at the Whitehall Community Pool. Below, Charlotte Huss gets ready to swim.

A fundraiser that will last until Frontier Days will help raise money for the Whitehall Community Pool. Pool officials are raffling a new Toro 22" Recycler Lawn Mower. Manager Allissa Christensen said the money raised will help with the upkeep of...

 

Rotary making changes to annual dinner

The Whitehall Rotary Club is making some changes to their annual community dinner. This year's brunch/dinner has been scheduled for July 29 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rotarian Ed Handl said they are...

 

Exploring the diversity of the Tobacco Root Mountains

Forty-one students from thirty different schools across the United States are taking part in the current Indiana University's summer Geology course, explained Bruce Douglas, the Academic Director....

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    July 5, 2018

EDITORIAL: Get out and enjoy the pool

After several months rainy weather, the calendar has turned to July, the month knowing for the highest temperatures of the year in the Whitehall area. The July weather is a perfect opportunity for residents to get out and experience a true gem of our...

 

Postmaster Resignation from 1890

"Major" E. G. Brooke is a well-known member of our Whitehall historical figures group. He came to the Jefferson Valley in the late 1860's, ran a stage stop on what is now the Whitetail road, was a member of two territorial and one state legislature,...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    July 5, 2018

Robertson reflects on 2017-18 rodeo season

After qualifying three consecutive years for the National Junior High Finals Rodeo, Whitehall's Garris Robertson knew transitioning to high school would be a tough challenge. After a year of competition, Robertson showed plenty of promise and is...

 

Tom and Helen Carey celebrate 60th anniversary

Tom and Helen Carey celebrated 60 years of marriage last week with a huge gathering at the ranch. Their kids, all eight of them and their spouses, organized a 'surprise' party for them. All those...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    July 5, 2018

For Your Information

Visitors at the Jefferson Valley Museum are greeted with tubs of flowers from Wagner's Nursery. It looked like 'effort' to get them unloaded and situated for all to enjoy. The Museum is a grateful recipient of Wagner's generosity. Last week Nancy...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    July 5, 2018

COLUMN: Why on earth would you print that picture

A few days ago I received a text message from a friend who was very upset over a picture that had run in my hometown newspaper. The picture was of her daughter and she wanted my opinion on what I thought of the photo, and if this was something that...

 

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