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 By Casey Chase    News    July 26, 2017

2017 Frontier Days Starts Friday

Frontier Days is just around the corner and it’s time to make your plans! This annual event returns to Whitehall on July 28 & 29 and will bring many entertaining events to the community. Friday we’ll get the ball rolling with Rocky Mountain...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    July 26, 2017

Firefighters to serve as Grand Marshals

The brave and hard working members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department will be honored as the Grand Marshals of the 2017 Whitehall Frontier Days Parade. The parade, celebrating “Montana Treasures”, will take place July 29 at 11 a.m. The...

 

Plenty of fun at Whitehall O-Mok-See

There was fun for all ages at the Whitehall Saddle Club's July O-Mok-See event....

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    July 26, 2017

Give invasive species the brush off

Several new informational signs at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park are warning visitors about the dangers of invasive plants like spotted knapweed. The signs inform guests that shoes can carry the...

 

Indiana students explore the geological wonders of Montana

Since 1949 Indiana University has maintained a geological station in the Tobacco Root Mountains because of the diverse geological setting found in Montana. The current Director is Bruce Douglas who...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    July 26, 2017

Editorial: Something for everyone at 2017 Frontier Days

It’s once again time for the most exciting weekend of the year in Whitehall. Frontier Days will kickoff Friday and has a packed schedule for two consecutive days. This year’s event will include the popular events like the parade, street dance,...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, July 17 12:36 a.m. - suspicious/person/vehicle/circumstance, 1 East Legion Avenue, Whitehall 6:21 a.m. - care for sick/injured, 3 West 2nd Street, Whitehall 5:27 p.m. – traffic stop, Hwy 359, MM 3, Cardwell 8:11 p.m. – theft-postal,...

 

For Your Information

This little tidbit is for Patti Hanley and Sally Kreis, both retired teachers from Cardwell School. They LOVE the MSU Bobcats. Five former Bobcats, Deonte, Matt, Tanner, Joe and Caleb and Rick - do those names sound familiar?- are serving the Lord...

 

Art Show a hit at Frontier Days

This Friday and Saturday those in attendance at Frontier Days will be able to view some amazing local art at the Jefferson Valley Fine Arts Show. Organizer Michelle Tebay said this will be the fifth time they have put on the event that takes places...

 
 By Leonard Wortman    News    July 26, 2017

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At our regular meeting last week we heard a quarterly report from Tom Harrington about our Tax Increment Finance Districts (TIFD). The North TIFD has seen a huge amount of growth so far this year. There have been several buildings...

 

Fiber Fest is a colorful tapestry at Whitehall's Copper K Barn

The sun had just begun its orb illuminating 'Nature's Tapestry.' From the muted blue of the mountains, to the yellow, gold and green of the rolling fields, to the variegated greens of the trees, to a...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    July 26, 2017

Outlaws earn spot at state tournament

Going into last week's American Legion Montana/Alberta South A Division Tournament in Butte, the Gallatin Valley Outlaws were well aware they would already have a spot at state because it is being pla...

 
 By Nora Saks    News    July 26, 2017

Peer treatment program offers new hope in Fort Belknap

The myth of meth is that following the crackdown on over-the-counter ingredients in 2005 things got better in Montana. But on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, people will tell you different Here it never really went away. "Getting high in your ca...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    July 26, 2017

Trojans open with Shepherd

In a little over a month, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football season will take to the road to open their 2017 season. The Trojans open the season August 25 at Shepherd. After a bye week, Whitehall will open its home season September 8...

 

Between the Stacks

This week is the last week of our summer programming. We finished summer reading with a “Build Your Own Sundae” and final store. It was a great program and we had almost 140 readers. Huge thanks to everyone who made it possible. This Saturday...

 

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