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406 Area Code Required for Local Calls Starting October 24

Beginning October 24, 2021, all local calls in Montana must be dialed with the 406 area code to connect. Montana’s 406 area code currently allows seven-digit dialing to complete local calls. That will change this month due to a Federal...

 

PLEASE Don't Pet the Wildlife

“I can’t believe that person is getting that close.” Just off the road stands a bull elk — a 700-pound animal with three-foot tall antlers — and a woman is standing not even four feet away from it. All it would take is for the elk to make...

 

Montana State Park of the Week Elkhorn State Park

Traveling along gravel secondary roads outside of Boulder, you'll find the once thriving town of Elkhorn, now one of the smallest state parks in the state. See the remnants of this 19th century...

 

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Presents 'Escape Cabin' and Marshmallow Roast Event

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will host an original escape room event on Saturday, Oct. 23, with time slots starting at 5 p.m. and going until 10 p.m., meeting at the main (lower) visitor center. Here’s where the adventure begins: Dr. Townsend,...

 

Virtual Open Houses: Potential Changes to Hunting Regulations

FWP regional staff will hold virtual meetings across the state to discuss potential hunting regulation changes for 2022 and 2023. These meetings will be held via Zoom and allow the public to hear directly from FWP staff and ask questions about the...

 

Montana State Parks and Recreation Board to meet Oct. 7

The Montana State Parks and Recreation Board will meet in person on Oct. 7, beginning at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Montana State Capitol in Room 303. Interested members of the public may comment during the meeting in person or via Zoom....

 

Gianforte, State Agencies Blast BLM Over APR Bison Grazing Proposal

In public comment to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Governor Greg Gianforte and four state agencies raised issues with the BLM’s Environmental Assessment of the American Prairie Reserve’s (APR) bison grazing proposal. Gov. Gianforte and...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Four Bean Chili

People choose to adhere to a vegetarian or vegan diet for various reasons. Some people avoid animal products because of ethics, while others want to control their weight with low-calorie foods. Still...

 

Horoscopes: Week of 10/6/2021

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, be gentle with your approach this week as you look to persuade someone. You don’t want to scare anyone away by being too flashy or forward. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 This is a great time to go out and try to grab yourself a...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 9/26/2021

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 01:03 Traffic Stop: Whitetail Rd 09:33 Motor Vehicle: I-90 10:00 911 Misdial: Antelope Ln 10:08 Reckless Driver: I-90 10:36 Civil: S Lincoln St 10:54 Civil: N Jefferson St 11:33 Medical: E Second St 12:56 Civil: Curlew Ln 13:47...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 10/7/2021

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM CALL THE MIDWIFE PT 1 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM POV: FRUITS OF LABOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM WASHINGTON...

 

Daines Stands Up for Montanans' Second Amendment Rights, Pushes Back Against Biden's Effort to Increase Oversight, Regulations on Guns

U.S. Senator Steve Daines pushed back against President Biden’s attempt to infringe upon Montanans’ Second Amendment rights by joining the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), an international agreement that would increase international oversight and...

 

Tester Secures More Than $7 Million to Upgrade, Expand Montana Community Health Centers

U.S. Senator Jon Tester today announced he has secured more than $7 million to upgrade and expand Community Health Centers (CHCs) across Montana as they continue to combat the COVID-19 crisis. Tester secured the funding—which will help support new...

 

Opinion: Biden's Tax & Spend Plan - Corporate Tax Rate

This month, U.S. Senators began the markup of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution package. This rubber-meets-road moment seems to have given pause to some in their party whose votes will be needed to get a bill through Congress and across...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: October 10, 1996

OCTOBER 10, 1996 With extremely dry conditions in Southwest Montana causing very high fire danger, Forest Service officials were warning that grave problems could be on the horizon. “If things stay as dry as they are, we could have some serious pro...

 

Lady Trojans at Manhattan Christan Tournament

TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK: Whitehall Lady Trojans played hard and looked strong as a team as they took on several opponents this Saturday at the MC Tournament....

 

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