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Articles from the September 8, 2021 edition

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 By PAM HANNA RN    News    September 8, 2021

Finding a Balance with CDC Guidelines and Montana's Recent Legislature

Public health departments in Montana have been assessing how to balance CDC’s guidance related to vaccinated individuals with Montana’s recent legislation prohibiting discrimination based on vaccination status. This summer the CDC updated...

 

Whitehall Homecoming Week SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

WHS 2021 HOMECOMING Tuesday, September 7: • Pep Rally @ 9AM in Varsity Gym • Softball Tournament on Football Practice Field • WHS Volleyball vs Manhattan Tigers • WHS JV Football vs Jefferson...

 

Dear Editor: Afghanistan and Our Wars

Dear Editor, So, Afghanistan. The War on Terror. America’s “Longest” War. Right? Not even close. Not even in the ballpark. The U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs say non-native Americans, AKA U.S. Army, waged war on Native America from...

 

Dear Editor: COVID-19 Vaccs

Dear Editor, Again, I felt compelled to voice my opinion on the question of vaccination, particularly for the COVID-19 “virus.“ As I said in my previous letter on this subject, I do not plan to get vaccinated, but neither will I condemn (or...

 

Dear Editor: Enough said!

Dear Editor, Please post in response to Charles Shank about guns, in last week’s Ledger edition: AMEN!!! Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. Enough said! Carey Burnside Boulder, Montana...

 

JVCF Surprised by Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation Grant

The Jefferson Valley Community Foundation, JVCF, was honored last Thursday with an unsolicited $5000 grant from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. JVCF is usually giving grants to...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    September 8, 2021

Go Ask Jo: 9/8/2021

Dear Jo, Halloween is coming. I love Halloween. I watch the shows, love the decorations, I even dress up. The reason I am writing is I have had some people say that Halloween is too close to evil, the devil, that to celebrate it means opening myself...

 

Whitehall Residents "Living" At Bannack September 16-19 During Living History Week

Bannack Living History Week is quickly approaching and Whitehall's Montana History "Live" group is steadily preparing for September 16-19. The event is held at the Bannack State Park, near Dillon....

 

Connecting Point: Called to Serve

Being overly materialistic is a cancer that destroys people and churches. A blind spot, materialism will grow without a healthy conscience to check it. Pastor Timothy Keller says, “The Bible describes us to be a ministry provider not a ministry...

 

Eileen Foust, 64

Eileen "Ike" (Pierce) Foust, painter and wildlife artist died on August 29th, 2021, at the VA Medical Center in Helena, Montana from complications of a rare neuromuscular disease. Most knew her by...

 

Leona Buyan, 94

Leona Buyan passed on September 1, 2021 with loving family by her side. Leona was born on January 24, 1927 in Whitehall to Italian immigrants Guy and Lucille (Rinaldi), George. Leona grew up on the fa...

 

Before/After School Support for Grades 6-12

Academic support for grades 6-12th will be offered begin Tuesday, September 7th, before and after school. BEFORE SCHOOL: If your student will be participating in the BEFORE school program, they will need to let Mrs. Pino know in order for her to let...

 

Jefferson County Offering Two Suicide Prevention Opportunities in September

The Jefferson County Mental Health Local Advisory Council is providing two FREE Suicide Prevention educational opportunities available to all adults in Jefferson County. The first is the LivingWorks...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/8/2021

Do you have a middle schooler who thrives on drama? This is their chance to put it all too good use and come join the Library staff in creating our first melodrama! The cast will be writing the script, casting the actors, deciding on backdrops and...

 

Ledger Ladies Day Out This Sunday

Come meet some new friends before heading over to the Star Theatre for a fun movie. I’ve been trying to base our Ladies Day Out movies around female centric movies (Cruella, Black Widow) but sometimes eye candy (Ryan Reynolds) is nice too! And...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: September

The following is as written in the September 6 and 13 editions of the 1895 Whitehall Zephyr. The paper contained local as well as news from other parts of the US and from the world. The Zephyr would...

 

13th Annual Boulder Area Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival This Saturday

It will be a full day of music with vendors and food at the 13th Annual Boulder Area Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival, Saturday, September 11th at Veterans Park in Boulder. The music begins at 11 am and will continue all day until 7 pm...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: September 12, 1996

SEPTEMBER 12, 1996 Students returning to Tia Kober Elementary and Whitehall Middle School this fall were greeted by grass, flowers, trees and other landscaping thanks to the hard work of the BY’s 4-H Club. Club leader Charlene Dillon said about 18...

 

Creating Fiction from History: Bunnies

Little Chelsea loved everything about Easter, but her favorite part was bunnies! Those soft, cuddly little creatures that wiggled their cute little button noses most curiously, had enamored this...

 

Guest Opinion: Some 9/11 Toxic Leftovers

September 11, 2001 was one of those days, like November 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Most Americans alive in 1963 can remember the exact moment they heard that JFK had been shot. It is seared into their memories. So,...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Sausages and Peppers Country Style

As the weather cools, hearty meals often take center stage. Home cooks may have plenty of go-to recipes to feed their families and guests. But expanding your culinary horizons can lead to some new...

 

Horoscope: Week of 9/8/2021

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, this week you can share some secrets that have been troublesome. A trusted confidante may offer advice or be willing to serve as a supportive sounding board. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, a welcoming aura is drawing others...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of August 29

SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 00:07 Suspicious: Homestake Lake Rd 00:19 Suspicious Person: N Whitehall St 01:03 911 Open Line: Skyline Dr 06:53 Animal: Hwy 55 08:50 Counterfeit Money: Hwy 2 E 09:03 Citizen Assist: I-90 10:35 Animal: I-90 10:52 Traffic Stop 13:44...

 

RMDC To Have Extra Food For Seniors

Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc. will have supplemental foods available to Whitehall area senior citizens at the Whitehall Senior Center on Thursday, September 23 from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Foods are shelf stable and consist of canned fruit,...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 9/9/2021

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM CAT IN THE HAT 7:30PM PEG + CAT 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 10:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 11:00PM FRONTLINE...

 

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