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Articles from the August 31, 2022 edition

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To Record or Not to Record: Is That the Question?

Thomas Jefferson wrote in a letter on January 8, 1789, “that wherever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government.” Jefferson’s intent was that if citizens were...

 

Riding in Style

Whitehall Fire Department escorted Amelia and Lilly Schober to their first day of school. From left: Fire Chief Joe Granvold, Amelia, Lilly, and parents Chaira and Tim Schober. The ride was purchased...

 

Whitehall Chamber of Commerce Invites Community Members to Reimagine Whitehall's Future

Whitehall has been selected to participate in the 2022 Reimagining Rural Virtual Gathering which is designed to bring some fresh ideas about how to create a vibrant future for rural communities across Montana. It has been a challenging year and...

 
 By KALEENA MILLER    News    August 31, 2022

One Time $5,000 ARPA Grants Available to Food Commodity Producers

Jefferson County commissioners have allocated American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for a one-time $5,000 grant to food commodity producers that sold at least $2,500 in 2020. To qualify for the grant, the business or individual must employ less than...

 

Trojan Pride in Whitehall

Whitehall Trojans were out and about last week doing acts of community service all over Whitehall....

 

Thought Provokers: 8/31/2022

Of all of the common household flies people have killed so far in our existence, flies have not evolved to avoid humans. You are probably still ‘it’ from an unfinished game of tag. Driving safely is less about how you drive, and more about how...

 
 By DARIN GAUB    Opinion    August 31, 2022

Guest Editorial: To Your County, O America

AMERICA’S RUBICON. On January 10, 49 B.C. Caesar and his army crossed the Rubicon River. By formally entering the Roman Empire he knowingly committed treason as it was against the law to cross the river with an army. Since that event, the phrase...

 

Berkram Ready to Tackle High School English

After four years off from teaching, Ceanna Berkram is ready to take on the challenges of High School English at Whitehall Schools. "I wasn't quite ready, I didn't think, to get back into teaching,"...

 

Daines to Keynote Harvest Festival

Senator Steve Daines will be the keynote speaker Sunday, September 11, at the JeffCo Republican Fall Harvest Festival BBQ Banquet planned for 5 PM at The Barn at Kleffner Ranch, 305 MT Hwy 518, East Helena. The Lincoln Reagan Trump event will begin...

 

Whitehall Garden Club Meeting September 7

Who-o-o, Hoo-o-0, yes it’s for you! The September meeting of the Whitehall Garden Club is Wednesday, September 7th at Borden’s Conference Room. We invite the public to join us for coffee, treats, and conversation at 9:30 AM with the meeting...

 
 By Georgia    Opinion    August 31, 2022

Just Ask Georgia: 8/31/2022

Dear Readers: Jo has retired from her column, at least for the time being. Please welcome Georgia, our newest satire etiquette advice giver! Georgia, I have a question, How do I convince my cousin, who is dead set on a home birth, NOT to do an...

 

National Preparedness Month: Red Cross Urges Everyone to Get Ready Now for Emergencies

People everywhere are feeling the impacts of climate change with more frequent and intense weather events threatening our communities. September is National Preparedness Month and the American Red Cross of Idaho, Montana and East Oregon urges...

 
 By JON EBELT    Community    August 31, 2022

Take Steps to Avoid Contracting West Nile Virus

State and local public health officials are reporting the season’s first West Nile virus (WNV) detections in positive mosquito samples in Dawson and Lewis and Clark counties. The first horse infected with WNV this season was also confirmed earlier...

 

Jefferson River Still At Drought Trigger

The Jefferson River Watershed Council would like to inform Jefferson Valley residents that the river has reached the 280 CFS drought management flow trigger at the Twin Bridges USGS gauge. JRWC is asking for voluntary reductions in irrigation and...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    August 31, 2022

Connecting Point: Erasing Hell

You’ve observed no doubt that nature provides us with many parallels: a butterfly has two wings. In thinking of eternity, many fear death—that parallel with life. Joy and contentment contrast with loneliness and despair. Throughout history, we ha...

 

Wendell David Oliverson, 82

Wendell David Oliverson, age 82, passed away peacefully at home on August 24, 2022, due to lung cancer. Wendell, AKA Dave, was born in Franklin, ID on May 3, 1940, to Wendell W. Oliverson and Karma... Full story

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 8/27/1997

August 27, 1997 Nearly 70 fiberglass street signs were stored in the workshop of Jim and Kathie Moerbe’s Rader Creek home. The signs were purchased by the county to identify the confusing and changing Rader Creek roads, and are part of national, st...

 
 By EVE BYRON    Community    August 31, 2022

Montana Historical Society September Programs

The Montana Historical Society once again is offering a wide range of programs at its Helena facility, but you don’t have to attend most of them in person to enjoy history. The programs range from information on the reality of childbearing in the O...

 

JVSAR Conducts Mock Scenario Near State Creek

Jefferson Valley Search and Rescue (JVSAR) conducted a mock scenario exercise Sunday, August 28, 2022, in the State Creek area. Training with Life Flight out of Bozeman, instruction by the pilot, and...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/31/2022

September is around the corner and calendars are out at the front desk. As usual, we will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5th. Our new hours begin on Tuesday, September 6th, when we will be open at 11 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This...

 

Cottage Industries - Montana Style: 3D Printing as an Analogy for Life

Raven Hrysenko spends a lot of time in "3D Land," fixing printers, designing files, teaching 3D design and printing, and creating her own designs, some are trinkets, some inventions, and some parts th...

 

Setting Limits and Staying Safe: Teens Sound Off on Being 'Social-Network Smart'

Bella Garcia’s social media home page is a veritable menagerie of birds, beasts, and bugs. In one post, the teen’s pet lizard, Cholula, chows down on a dandelion; in another, Dakota, her German Shepherd, leaps to catch a snowball. But while the...

 

MONTANA PARK OF THE WEEK Pirogue Island State Park

Pirogue Island State Park is 500 miles from where the Yellowstone River begins south of Yellowstone National Park and 170 miles from where it ends near Williston, North Dakota. Situated between Billings and Miles City, it has a hidden history. In...

 

FWP to Host Open Houses on Fishing Regulation Proposals

In the coming weeks, anglers will have several opportunities to comment on fishing regulation proposals for the 2023/24 regulation booklet. These proposals were developed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff after working with the public on identi...

 

FWP Seeks Comment on Several Proposals For October 20 Commission Meeting

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on several proposals slated to go to the Fish and Wildlife Commission in October. Under the new commission process, FWP is taking public comment on these proposals now through Sept. 22....

 

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