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How bout them Trojans: Whitehall/Harrison wins conference title

For the first time in 35 years, Whitehall will play host to a playoff football game. Playing on senior night at Trojans Field Friday night against Manhattan, the Whitehall/Harrison High School footbal... Full story

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    October 18, 2017

Council discusses sale of ambulance barn

The Whitehall Town Council voted 4-1 to give Dr. Cory Tebay of Western Veterinary Services a buy/sell agreement with contingencies for the purchase of the ambulance barn located at 207 East Legion. At a special meeting Tuesday night, Whitehall Town... Full story

 

Editorial: The Power of 11

In my three seasons covering the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team there have been plenty of wins by the Trojans, perhaps none bigger than a heart stopping 19-14 win Friday night over Manhattan. In a game with the conference title on the... Full story

 

Stover receives high honor

Roger G. Stover of Whitehall (middle) was presented with a certificate of 50 years of continuous membership to the local American Legion Post 24. He was presented the certificate by Post Adjutant Tom...

 

JVCF awards $18,794

The Jefferson County Community Foundation awarded nine grants to local non-profits for a total of $18,794 at a special ceremony last Thursday night at the Borden's Building. JVCF Co-Chair Millie Baycr...

 

Rotary Harvest Dance set for October 29

The Whitehall Rotary Club will host their annual Harvest Dance on Sunday, October 29 at the Whitehall Community Center. The door will open at 4:20 p.m., music will begin at 4:30 p.m. and last until 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 per person and a family...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    October 18, 2017

Barrick officials discuss projects

Officials at the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine discussed three underground projects at last weeks Community Transition Advisory Committee meeting in Whitehall. Mine Environmental Superintendent Chuck Buus said they are currently working with the...

 

Editorial: Huge crowd needed Friday night

It doesn’t matter if you drive, walk, arrive via horseback or hang glider – just make sure to be at Trojans Field Friday night for one of the biggest regular season games in Whitehall/Harrison High School football history. The Trojans will not... Full story

 

Column: Rest area blues

Everyone who has ever been on a road trip is surely to have stopped at one of numerous and often times convenient state operated rest areas. They are a great way to stretch your legs, use the bathroom, sleep for a few hours, or let the family pet... Full story

 

Margaret Stilson Irish

Margaret Stilson Irish, 90, of Whitehall, MT died October 10, 2017. Margaret, born in Lewistown MT to Caroline (Hruska) and Arthur Stilson passed away in her home. Margaret was recently diagnosed with gallbladder cancer. Until her illness. Margaret...

 

Whitehall Fourth graders visit archeological dig site

Whitehall Elementary fourth grade classes recently got to take part in a very interesting learning opportunity. We were contacted by Crystal Alegria of Project Archeology and the Montana Site...

 

Dennis A. Bird

Dennis A. Bird, age 65, of Whitehall died October 10, 2017 at St. James Healthcare in Butte, Montana. Dennis was born March 21, 1952 at Great Falls, Montana to Melvin and Verna (Boucher) Bird. He was...

 

WHY Whitehall?

WHY Whitehall? Dina and I love the small community and it's a great place to raise our children, we are especially grateful to serve in an outstanding church. Also, location and climate are well balanced. Some say this valley is a "banana belt",...

 

Conference title on the line Friday night

The Whitehall/Harrison High School football team took care of business Friday night in Columbus, and will play for an outright divisional championship October 20 against Manhattan. Up 6 to 0 at...

 

Sullivan discusses planned giving

Amy Sullivan, Director of the Office of Gift Planning at the Montana Community Foundation, made several stops in the Whitehall area last Thursday to discuss not only the importance of building permanent wealth in communities throughout the state, but...

 

Ladies using matches as learning experience

The Whitehall High School volleyball team has wrapped up their regular season and will have over a week to get ready for the postseason. The Lady Trojans will next play October 27 and 28 at the 5B District Tournament at the Belgrade Events Center....

 

State meet Saturday in Helena

The season will come to an end Saturday for the Whitehall High School Cross Country team. The Trojans will be competing at the State Tournament at the Bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena. “I feel like we are ready for state,” head coach Kerry...

 

Between the Stacks

The Jefferson Valley Community Foundation has once again selected the Whitehall Community Library to receive a $2,500 grant, this time for new public computers. The Friends of the Library won the Mystery Grant drawing, adding $1,000 to the computer...

 

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

God’s paint brush has been at work changing the trees and bushes into such gorgeous colors. They won’t last long with the wind stripping the leaves. (It would be handy if the same wind would blow those leaves out of the yard.) Indian Summer is...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    News    October 18, 2017

Save the date for Cardwell School Centennial

On August 4, 2018, the Cardwell School will be celebrating its Centennial. This is an opportunity for former students, teachers and anyone who has an interest in celebrating this once-in-a-lifetime experience. During the next 9 months, articles will...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, Oct. 9 9:57 a.m. – stray livestock, Hwy 2 West, Whitehall 11:44 a.m. – theft, 460 Hwy 2 West, Whitehall 12:12 p.m. – property found, Kountz Road, Whitehall 1:14 p.m. – civil assist, 38 Edwards Addition Road, Whitehall 4:02 p.m. ...

 

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At our regular meeting last week, we started at 9:30 reviewing the claims. That process consists of each of us looking at each claim that is submitted that week and initialing it. Most of the time the claims are pretty routine and straight...

 

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