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Articles from the July 7, 2021 edition

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 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    July 7, 2021

Scheffel Begins Rehabilitation After Dirt Bike Accident; Fundraising Begun

Life can change in an instant and no one knows that better now than Jacob Scheffel. An experienced dirt bike rider, having ridden since the age of 7 and raced since 17, Scheffel's life changed on...

 
 By Elizabeth Pullman    News    July 7, 2021

'Summer of Adventure' and 'Made in Montana' Film Series Starts This Week

Gold Junction Presents... is excited to announce the Summer of Adventure kids film series, as well as the Made in Montana western series, which begin this week. Both series are free to the public,...

 

Sincerely Paul Food Distribution July 8th

Sincerely Paul Feeding His Sheep will have a food distribution event on July 8th at the Assembly of God Church in Whitehall, beginning at 10 a.m. Over the course of the year, from March 2020 to March 2021, over 300,000 lbs of food have been...

 

Dear Editor: Well done, Kristine

Dear Editor, The article Kristine Erinn wrote about Bob Casagrande was beautifully written and very touching. Please pass along the heartfelt thank you to her, she was obviously ‘Family’ and had total respect for Bob. WELL DONE, Kristine. Dave...

 
 By Gwen Quesnell    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Dear Editor: Changed My Life

Dear Editor, Years ago, Paige Asten told me that they had moved to Montana because in Texas they were snubbed as a mixed marriage. They found a home here. I’m proud of Whitehall for that. Paige and Hervey ran an excellent massage therapy school....

 

Dear Editor: Are We Really Free?

Dear Editor, I’m just gonna say it outright, “Unless & until we know who we are, we will never be truly free.” With that said, I want to quote from ‘The Divine Right of Kings’, a blogpost I made about 5 years ago. “The question might well...

 

America: Home of the Brave

Dear Readers, thank you for all your support and patience. It has been a long week and I fear I must disappoint you all with another week without a Name to the Face article. Emotionally it has been a...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Go Ask Jo: 7/7/2021

Dear Jo, Why do some people (okay, more than “some”) feel they have to get their “kicks” at someone else’s expense? I mean, SERIOUSLY?! Do they actually think about the repercussions before they ‘“steal candy from a baby?” Maybe...

 

Register for Copper K Fiber Festival Workshops Now

Looking for a new hobby? Want to make your own Christmas presents this year? The Copper K Fiber Festival is the place to learn, and they have a great selection of workshops to choose from. The Fiber...

 
 By Bill Lanes    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Connecting Point: A Reminder About the Heart

Jesus often spoke in parables to make clear points; in the Gospel of Luke he compares a tax collector and a Pharisee. Most of us think negatively of both individuals. We are tempted to think the tax collector is like an IRS auditor today. Such a...

 

WHS Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Induction Ceremony

The Whitehall High School Athletic Hall of Fame will hold their semi-annual induction ceremony on Saturday, July 24th at 3:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Gym at Whitehall High School. Doors open at...

 

First Ever Triathlon Brings in Kids of All Ages

Over 30 student athletes competed in the Whitehall Community Pool's first ever triathlon event on Tuesday, June 29th. The event raised $6,440 for the pool committee to use for the upkeep and...

 

Local Cowboys Qualify to Compete at World's Largest Rodeo

Not one, not two, but three Whitehall area students have earned positions on the Montana National High School rodeo team and will be traveling to Lincoln, Nebraska July 18-24 to compete at the 73rd annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR)....

 

Arctic Heat: Helping Property Managers Keep their Properties Safe

It’s your choice whom you call for service for your commercial and residential properties. “You’ve tried the rest, now call the best” is our motto. Let us show you how we put our experience to work for you, at affordable rates. We’re...

 

Lumber Prices See Largest Monthly Price Drop in History

After months of soaring highs, the price of lumber in the U.S. is finally coming down. Lumber prices plummeted more than 40 percent in June to $710 per thousand board feet. According to CNBC, this marks the largest monthly drop in lumber prices on...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/7/2021

Summer is tough time for young mothers to get a little time off and good babysitters are always in demand. If you have a young person interested in getting into the babysitting business, the Extension Office will be teaching a four week Babysitting...

 

Fort Peck Community College Offers Expanded Areas of Study

Fort Peck Community College (FPCC) is offering four new areas of study for Fall Semester. Two-year degree programs for Biology, Chemistry, Early Childhood Education and Criminal Justice have been added to the curriculum. FPCC offers over 25 areas of...

 
 By Melody Pesta    Community    July 7, 2021

Visit Jefferson County Museum from Home

The Jefferson County Museum now has much of our collection online. You may access this database by going to jcmuseum.pastperfectonline.com or from our website at jeffersoncountymuseum.com. In this fil...

 

Ledger: Looking Back 25 Years: 7/3/1996

This edition of the paper contained the second of a two-part Ledger interview with Harrison area rancher and Montana State Legislator Karl Ohs. Following are brief excerpts from that article. The FBI was looking for Montana State Legislator Karl...

 

Back with the Laughs at Last Chance Stampede

He wears more makeup than a woman and dresses in baggy pants. He’s full of laughs and jokes and loves to make people laugh. He’s Dennis Halstead, the rodeo clown, funny man and barrelman for the 60th annual Last Chance Stampede in Helena July...

 

Montana Park of the Week: Greycliff Prairie Dog Town

Travel 25 minutes south of Missoula, MT and into Stevensville, MT to Fort Owen State Park. Here you will find the remains of the oldest pioneer settlement in the State of Montana. A beautiful place to...

 

FWP Adds Features to New Online Hunt Planner Map

Staff at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks have added new features to FWP’s online Hunt Planner map, a free interactive mapping website for researching hunting opportunities in the state. These new features will become available starting July 7. The...

 

Protect and Enhance Montana's Economy: Don't Mine the Headwaters of the Smith

While not of the gun-slinging Wild West lore, there is a battle being waged in Montana. The future of the Smith River and the health of the surrounding water quality and habitat is at stake. If Montanans lose, the casualty will be the natural resourc...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 7/7/2021

THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2021 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “VINTAGE KANSAS CITY” 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 10:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 11:00PM...

 

USDA Seeks New Partnerships to Safeguard, Restore Wetland Ecosystems

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $17 million for conservation partners to help protect and restore critical wetlands on agricultural lands through the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP). USDA’s Natural...

 

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