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Articles from the October 4, 2017 edition

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WHS celebrates 2017 Homecoming

It’s Homecoming Week in Whitehall. The theme of the 2017 Whitehall High School Homecoming is “Montana Proud” and there are a variety of events are scheduled throughout the week. The popular annual parade will take place Friday, October 6 at 1...

 

Community comes together at Powell Barn in Cardwell

Standing last Saturday inside of the barn that has been part of his family for over 100 years, Cardwell resident Bill Powell was flooded with memories of the building. "If these walls could talk, they...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 4, 2017

Water rights workshop Thursday in Whitehall

A free water rights workshop is taking place Thursday, October 5 at the Borden’s Hotel Conference Room in Whitehall at 6 p.m. The workshop is being hosted by Ponderosa Advisors LLC, and will focus on recent letters sent to land and water right...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 4, 2017

JVCF event Oct. 12

The Jefferson Valley Community Foundation will host their Fall Grant Cycle Awards next week. The event will take place October 12 in the Borden’s Conference Room at 7:00 p.m. 2017 grants will be presented to area nonprofits and will also include...

 

Knowing Normal: Class teaches animal CPR

"Knowing normal", that seemed to be the common theme Dr. Cory Tebay reiterated throughout the third biennial animal CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and first aid event organized by himself and...

 
 By Jim Zachary    Opinion    October 4, 2017

Editorial -- Your local newspaper: The real deal

While no one should ever say “I know it’s real because I saw it on the internet,” everyone should be able to say, “I know it’s real. I read it in the newspaper.” Real newspapers reporting real news have never been more important or more...

 

The bee in my sweatshirt

It was business as usual last Wednesday at the Whitehall Ledger office. While Melissa is making the weekly jaunt to Anaconda to pickup the paper, I stay put and get the website updated, as well as a variety of other tasks to get ready for the next ed...

 

Erwin Fulton Hill Jr.

Erwin Fulton Hill Jr. (Zack) went to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on September 25, 2017. He was the son of Erwin Fulton Hill and Isabel Mayfield Hill, born on August 20, 1936 in Tulsa, Okla., where his parents were living for a short...

 

Farren Lee Crain

Farren Lee Crain passed away September 12, 2017 at St. James Hosp. in Butte surrounded by his loving family. Farren was born Sept. 18, 1984 to Mark Crain and Audrey Weyer in Sheridan Mt. He grew up in Montana, California and North Carolina. He was a...

 

Borton workshop on solar power may flip the switch

When it comes to solar power, off-the-grid guru Christopher Borton of Whitehall seems to have a direct line to the sun. Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO) Expo participants will find out on Saturday, Oct. 21, when Borton gives a solar...

 

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

It was like a bee hive during the work in progress at Powell’s Barn Raising. Items from the loft were being cleaned, windows were being restored to be authentic, various wood projects were being scraped in readiness for finishing, along with...

 

Trojans remain undefeated

After not giving up a lead in their first five games of the season, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team found themselves in unfamiliar territory Friday night when Townsend quarterback...

 

Middle school runners shine at Missoula meet

A talented group of Whitehall Middle School runners shined last Saturday at the Mountain West Classic in Missoula. The large meet included competitors from Montana, Washington, Idaho and Wyoming. Eighth grader Adam Williams finished an impressive...

 

Ladies win two in Manhattan

In a busy week for the Whitehall Lady Trojans volleyball team, the squad continued to show heart and determination and was able to pickup two victories at the Manhattan Christian Invitational....

 

Between the Stacks

One of my favorite signs says: “We have summer in Montana, last year it was on Tuesday”. It was just a few weeks ago everyone was melting in 90 degree heat and Tuesday morning I swept snow off of my porch. Now that the weather is changing, it...

 

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At our regular meeting last week we were finally able to get all of the various levies in from the Towns and Schools so we could approve Resolution 32-2017, Fixing Tax Levies for FY 17-18. We also approved Resolution 33-2017, Declaring...

 

Trojans defeat rivals

In a Friday night matchup of two of the best teams in all of Class B, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team bounced back from an early Jefferson High School score with three consecutive...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    October 4, 2017

Pink Out event Tuesday, October 10

It will be a great time for a great cause Tuesday, October 10 in Varsity Gym. The Whitehall Lady Trojans are set to host Big Timber in a special "Pink Out" event to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. Along with the Lady Trojans wearing pink, head...

 

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