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Articles from the August 3, 2022 edition

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Whitehall Resident & Montana Science Center Staffer, Becomes Cyborg

On Thursday, July 28, 2022, Whitehall resident Tim Schober became a cyborg. Well, not fully cyborg, but he did volunteer to have an RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) chip implanted into his hand,...

 

Whitehall Community Pool Seeking Your Support

Summer is in full swing and it's hard to find a friend, neighbor, or young one who hasn’t enjoyed the Whitehall Community Pool this summer. Not only does the pool provide a great place to cool down...

 

Western Legacy Center's Montana Made Gift Shop Open

While the museum portion of the Western Legacy Center (WLC) is still in the planning and implementation stages, the Montana Made gift shop within the WLC recently opened its doors to its first custome...

 

Thought Provokers: 8/3/2022

Dip is the only food named after the action required to eat it. Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting. It sucks that one mistake can undo all the good that you’ve ever done, but that one good thi...

 

Dear Editor: Move by the GOP Unconscionable

Dear Editor, I’m used to hypocrisy, but this move by the GOP was unconscionable. On July 27th, Steve Daines joined 40 of his Republican Senate colleagues and voted against the PACT Act, a pro-vet bill that had already passed the House. The next...

 
 By TERRY MURPHY    Opinion    August 3, 2022

Dear Editor: Regarding Paul Cartwright's Opinion Piece

Dear Editor, Regarding the Opinion piece by Paul Cartwright, I would beg to differ. I served in the Montana State Senate with Matt Rosendale. While Matt and I didn’t vote the same on every single bill I knew that his votes were cast after...

 

Dear Editor: Take a Look at Gary Buchanan

Dear Editor, Take a look at Gary Buchanan. During these dog days of summer take some time to focus on Gary Buchanan. He is an Independent running for the Second Congressional District of Montana. The Second Congressional District or Eastern...

 

Dear Editor: A Big Thank You...But We Need Your Continued Help

Dear Editor, A big thank you from the ladies at the Country Store, to the people who donate clean beautiful clothing, shoes, baby clothes, books, blankets, sheets, working appliances, pots and pans, furniture, and too many more items to mention,...

 

Whitehall Happiness Corner: Happy Retirement, Rhea Armstrong

This year Lewis & Clark State Parks said farewell to the longtime leader and Park Manager, Rhea Armstrong, who is off to new adventures! The Park is so thankful for everything Rhea did during her...

 

Whitehall Happiness Corner: Congrats, Sari Dersam

CONGRATS, SARI DERSAM! The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Montana at the completion of the spring 2022 semester. Sari Breitenfeldt Dersam was awarded a Certificate and a Master of Arts. The University of...

 

Looked Like 8 Seconds to Me! Wyldman Frontier Days Rodeo Results

IRONWOMAN: Bobbi Neumann $1000 Maci Meyers $750 JayceeJohnson $500 Delaney Scafani $300 BRONCS: Garrett Smith $1000 Wes Cox $750 Tristen Nelson $500 MAD DASH FOR CASH: Sterling Davis/Clay Garrison...

 

4 Paws Rescue Raffle Prize Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the 4 Paws Rescue Frontier Days Raffle Prize winners. A big thank you to Judy Schwab who drew the winning tickets for us. The grand prize winner is Terry Kuehl of Whitehall, who won the tooled leather bridle and rein,...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    August 3, 2022

Go Ask Jo: 8/3/2022

Dear Jo, It is hot, hot, hot! I have sweat in places I cannot mention. I never thought I would say this, but I am thinking of trying those new deodorant products for private areas. I actually saw one that is called “Lionbutter!” What?! I keep...

 

Montana Day Tripping: Historic Butte in All It's Glory

A day trip to Historic Butte is like a step back in time to the city that was once the largest west of the Mississippi, known as the beating heart of the American West. While presently a thriving city...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    August 3, 2022

More Than Streets of Gold

Who hasn’t wondered what heaven will be like? If you are like me you have had an image at one time in your life of an angelic afterlife. The Bible provides a strong Christ-like understanding of heaven. Author Lee Stroble provides us with two kinds...

 

Jeremiah C. Jones, 38

Jeremiah C. Jones, 38, of Evansville, Indiana formerly of Bushnell, Illinois went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 25, 2022. He was born June 8, 1984, in Evansville, IN to Gordon and Karen...

 

Kathryn Ann Ingrando, 87

Kathryn Ann Ingrando, 87, of Davie Florida, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022, surrounded by her children and their love. Kathryn is survived by her sons Joe, Gregg (Omy), Gary; daughter Cathy; grandchildren Dalton, Kassandra, Dylan, Dominic, and...

 

Gayl Elizabeth Fraser, 83

Gayl Elizabeth Fraser, 83, passed peacefully on July 29, 2022, in Butte, MT surrounded by the love of her family, and with a view of her beloved mountains. She leaves behind her three sisters Carol...

 

Gordon & Sharon Payne

Gordon and Sharon (Neidt) Payne, longtime residents of Whitehall will be laid to rest in the Payne family plot of the Whitehall Cemetery on August 6th around 10:30 in the morning. Gordon passed away in November 2019, and Sharon followed in December...

 

Mary Elizabeth SeGraves, 93: Celebration of Life

There will be a memorial service for Mary SeGraves at the First Christian Church in Whitehall on August 13 at 11 AM. Reception will follow, all are welcome....

 

Between the Stacks: 8/3/2022

The Whitehall Community Library had a special visitor for Storytime last week when Jaret Streib, Prevention Specialist for Jefferson County, came to share apples, stories, and crafts with our...

 

Madison County Fair & Rodeo: August 10-14, 2022

Please join us for open class shows, vendors, 4H/FFA shows, quilt show, beer gardens, and much more! Sunday, August 7: 10 AM Madison County Youth Rodeo Wednesday, August 10: 7 PM Madison County...

 

Boulder Fiber Fest September 10th

The Boulder Fiber Fest - celebrating all types of Fiber Arts:  Quilting, Knitting, Crocheting, Sewing, Weaving, and more - will be held Saturday, September 10, 2022, from 11 AM - 7 PM. This event is...

 

Biology Presentations and Guided Hikes at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park This August

More exciting events are happening in the coming weeks at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park. A full list of this summer’s events at the Caverns can be found online at fwp.mt.gov/stateparks/lewis-and-clark-caverns. August 5 and 6: Lewis & Clark...

 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE FRONTIER DAYS HAPPEN!

VENDOR ASSISTANCE: Jim Rabenstein • Laura Dooley • Dominic Savino • Town of Whitehall • Colton Anderson WYLDMAN RODEO: Bobbi Neumann • Dana Brunet • Alison Richardson • Dominic Savino Chiara Schober • Bridget Morse • Expedition...

 

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