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Articles from the September 6, 2017 edition

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High school rodeo starts Saturday

Throughout the year, high school and junior high kids from across Montana travel throughout the Treasure State competing in numerous rodeos. The costs associated with travel and entry fees add up, so... Full story

 

Trojans upend visiting Rams

After two dominating wins to open the season, it was more of the same for the Whitehall/Harrison High School football in their conference opener Friday night at Trojans Field. Whitehall used a... Full story

 

Car Wash serves dual role

Residents at Liberty Place were recently thinking of a way to help out the community, while at the same time looking to obtain funds so they could go out for pizza and several other outings. They... Full story

 

Fall gun show runs Friday to Sunday

The annual Whitehall Fall Gun, Knight and Antique show is just a few days away. The popular annual event is scheduled to take place September 8 to 10 at the Whitehall Community Center located at 11 N. Division St. The show is sponsored the Whitehall... Full story

 

JLDC honors local businesses

Local businesses were honored last Wednesday night in Whitehall at the Jefferson Local Development Corporation annual dinner and awards. JLDC Co-Manager Tom Harrington addressed the crowd at the... Full story

 

Conrow Fire nears 100 percent containment

The Conrow Fire that started August 24 near Whitehall is nearly 100 percent contained. The latest update September 5 from the United States Forest Service showed the fire was 97 percent contained. The fire transitioned to a local Type IV Incident... Full story

 

Tourney raises money for food pantry

It was another successful year for the Whitehall Annual Softball Tournament. The event that took place in late August was able to give back to the Whitehall Food Pantry. Organizer Mikel Kelley said that heavy smoke led to the cancellation of several... Full story

 

Festival entertains the crowds

On Labor Day, the small historic mining town of Mammoth rolled out its own brand of a "Rocky Mountain High" Music Festival. Nestled in the Tobacco Root Mountains, this year's festival was conceived and hosted by local residents, Dave and Marjorie Kle... Full story

 

Editorial: Be careful around schools

Every weekday while I’m at the office, my desk will shake because a semi truck is going too fast down Legion Avenue. I certainly understand the importance of transportation by truck, and that the main street of town is on a highway, but that... Full story

 

Column: Labor Day

I think it would be pretty safe to say I had a memorable Labor Day weekend. I’m usually not one to travel over a holiday weekend, but when I saw that Guns and Roses was playing last Sunday at the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington, there was no... Full story

 

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Watch the Trojan Volleyball schedule times. The published schedules say the games will begin at 4pm. The accurate time is 5pm. The days haven’t changed, just the time. Supervising Teacher, Seth Coombe, said that the Cardwell School staff is in... Full story

 

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, I hope everyone had a great Labor Day. At our regular meeting last week we held a series of four Public Hearings. The first Hearing was for the use of Title III funds that we have received over several years from Secure Rural School’s... Full story

 

Between the Stacks

School is back in session and the Library is back in full programming mode! Don’t forget to stop by and pick up a complete schedule of all the fall events. The new Library hours are in effect and patrons have commented on how much they enjoy... Full story

 

Trojans learn a lot in first conference game

While the Whitehall High School varsity volleyball team may have dropped their home opener 25-9, 25-13, 25-23 last Thursday to visiting Townsend, head coach Laura McDonald was pleased with the... Full story

 

St. Teresa's has new priest

Saint Teresa's Catholic Church has a new priest, Father Elias Kabuk. Father Elias happily states, "I actually am titled a Parochial Vicar." What that means is that Father Elias has been loaned to the... Full story

 

Trojans win big, home opener Friday

In their first two games of the season, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team has scored a whopping 72 points in the first half. They have given up six in the opening frame, and just 12 ove... Full story

 

Runners compete in Twin Bridges

For the second straight meet, Whitehall's Madison Loomis finished in sixth place for the Lady Trojans. After placing sixth at the season opening meet in Boulder, Loomis had the same finish last... Full story

 

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