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Articles from the October 12, 2022 edition

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 By ARLENE WEBER    News    October 12, 2022

A Tribute to Roy Millegan

Editor's Note: The Whitehall Ledger received notice that former Whitehall resident Roy Millegan had passed last week. His obituary is forthcoming; Jefferson Valley Museum curator Arlene Weber was...

 

School Board Mulls 4-Day Week, Updates Policies

Nearly ten years after a four-day school week was originally discussed, the topic was once again broached at the October 4th meeting of the Whitehall School Board. Whitehall Superintendent Hannah Nieskens questioned the Board as to what they have hea...

 

Chamber Firms Fall Festival Plans, Renames Christmas Stroll

The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce laid out their final plans for the upcoming October 22 Fall Festival at their monthly meeting on October 6 at the Western Legacy Center. The Fall Festival will be held in various locations throughout town which...

 

Thought Provokers 10/12/2022

Which name came first? The fruit orange, or the color orange? Did the chicken come first or the egg? How many chickens and eggs came first? Who came up with the expression “ it’s raining cats and dogs”? How is it relevant to the weather?...

 

Dear Editor: Supporting Gary Buchanan

Dear Editor, Election day is fast approaching and will bring in new leaders to help make decisions that will guide our future direction. The divide and turmoil in our country today erode the values and unity that have been a cornerstone of this...

 

Dear Editor: String Quartet was Great

Dear Editor, A big thank you to Gold Junction Presents (Ruth Lott, Bill Pullman, Colton Anderson, and Liz Pullman) and all who were instrumental in the string quartet concert at the Star Theater. It was beautiful music. I was engulfed in endorphins....

 
 By RUTH LOTT    Opinion    October 12, 2022

Dear Editor: Disagree with Bob Wagner

Dear Editor, I respectfully disagree with Bob Wagner’s position on a woman’s right to choose. I offer Saturday’s blog from Seth Godin in response. “The closer we look at what other people believe and do, the more clear it is that our view of...

 
 By BOB SIMS    Opinion    October 12, 2022

Dear Editor: Attend the Candidate Forum

Dear Editor, A government of, by, and for the people only works when the people put forth enough effort to select people that have the skills, ability, and desire to operate a government of, by, and for the people. We, the people, have not done a...

 

Dear Editor: Wake Up, Women!

Dear Editor, Wake up, women! For over 100 years you have fought for equality. Recently, with the stroke of a pen, the Democratic Party, led by Joe Biden, has erased that equality by allowing biological males, “not men,” to compete in women’s...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: October Part I

1896 was winding down but not without turmoil in October of that year. A miners' strike was continuing in Colorado, a child is killed by rats in a Baltimore home, the upcoming presidential election...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 10/8/1997

October 8, 1997 Borden’s Hotel, a Whitehall landmark on the corner of Legion Avenue and Main Street since 1913, was sold. The property - an unused hotel upstairs, restaurant, and bar downstairs - had been on the market for three years. On Monday,...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    October 12, 2022

Connecting Point: On Your Mark

Picture yourself settled in your favorite living room chair watching one of the longest races at the Olympics. You have caught some of the athletes warming up. Now, they are in the blocks. They seem to stop breathing as the starter calls out,...

 

Between the Stacks: 10/12/2022

I love watching big machines building things. As a child, I would go to huge construction jobs with my dad and ride around with him on his motorcycle as he checked out all the different areas of new shopping centers, schools, automobile plants, and m...

 

Pies For Non-Profits at Fall Festival

Calling all pie bakers! Time to make your magic with fat, flour, fruit, and sugar to benefit Whitehall’s non-profits. Once again, the Whitehall Garden Club is sponsoring a SILENT PIE AUCTION and PIE by the SLICE during the Fall Festival taking...

 

COTTAGE INDUSTRIES - MONTANA STYLE: Baked! By Bella's Goodness

Bella McCuen is all about the biscuit roll and anyone who’s sampled her biscuit cinnamon rolls from the Baked! by Bella table at Whitehall’s Farmers Market can understand why – there’s no...

 

MSU Extension: Exploring Montana Body Donation Program

This is a series of articles focusing on estate and legacy planning. Authors are Kaleena Miller, MSU Extension Madison-Jefferson County Agent, kaleena.miller1@montana.edu and Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension Family Economics Specialist,...

 

More MTHS Public Programs for October 2022

The Golden Bobcats, the lives of Chinese residents in Helena, and the inside story on the making of The People’s House are among the October presentations at the Montana Historical Society in October. All presentations are free in the MTHS Lobby...

 

Expert Tips to Organize Your Home for Fall

From the walk-in closet to the kitchen pantry, catch-all spots make all the difference in daily routines -- but only if they’re kept neat and tidy. Family organizing expert Jessica Litman, also known as “The Organized Mama,” is on a mission to...

 

Trojans Win Senior Night

The Whitehall Trojans took on the Sweet Grass Herders on October 7th for Senior Night. Final score was Whitehall 35, Sweet Grass 6. Senior Miles Hoerauf (#9) was 12/22 passing for 261 yards and 3tds....

 

Guest Opinion: Broad Coalition Supports Gustafson and Rice for Supreme Court

Absentee ballots will soon be mailed out for November’s election. Two of the most important elections on the ballot are for Montana’s Supreme Court. We, as a group of Montana attorneys, former and current elected officials, and concerned...

 

Announcing the 2023 Montana Master Hunter Program

One Montana’s Master Hunter Program is accepting applications from October 1, 2022 - November 30, 2022, for the 2023 program. Classes will be held in Billings (March), Bozeman (April), and Missoula (May). Each class will consist of two 3-Day...

 

She Mistook a Dog for a Wolf and Fired

The story of a Montana woman who recently killed and skinned a domestic dog, then proudly posted photos on her social media pages, has sparked a flood of public outrage. It should. The woman allegedly mistook the dog for a wolf, saying she was...

 
 By BEN LONG    Community    October 12, 2022

Hiking Public Lands Shouldn't Require a Ladder

Imagine you were part owner of a nice piece of rural land, maybe with a trout stream running through it. But your neighbors won’t let you in. You don’t have to imagine, because access to far too much public land is legally blocked by private...

 

COUSIN CLEAVON'S REDNECK COOKING: Werewolf Drumsticks

Werewolves run rampant during the month of October, but you need to double-check it is not a kid dressed up. The way you tell the difference is the size and smell. Werewolves smell like grandma's...

 

Creating Fiction From History: 10/12/2022

On a ridge between the rivers, Haine and Trouille stand the 7th-century city of Mons. In late May of 1889, the man pictured below, possibly the Belgian novelist Henri-Charles Boussuet, was on trial in...

 

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