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Articles from the October 26, 2016 edition

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Festival of Trees November 17

The 19th Annual Liberty Place, Inc. Festival of Trees will take place Thursday, November 17th from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Best Western Grantree Inn in Bozeman. According to Executive Director Ann Geiger, the event has been one of the area's most...

 

HOW BOUT THEM TROJANS!! WHITEHALL WINS THRILLER

There is something special about the heart and determination of the 2016 Whitehall/Harrison High School football team. Facing off against a gritty and talented Cut Bank High School team, the Trojans...

 

Trojans open with road tilt

The Whitehall/Harrison High School football team will be taking to the road Saturday for the opening round of the MHSA Class B Playoffs. Following a convincing 56-12 victory last Friday over...

 

Schools hosting Veteran's Program

Students in the Whitehall School District have been busy preparing for their annual Veteran’s Day program. The event will take place Friday, November 11 in the Varsity Gym. Local Veteran’s and residents are invited to attend the program....

 

Locals to embark on Cuba Mission

Next February, Whitehall residents Ed and Betty Handl will be making a trip to central Cuba to take part in a mission trip organized by the Methodist Church. The Handls will arrive in Havana February 9 and travel to Camp Canaan, 200 miles to the east...

 

Forum Thursday

The Lower Jefferson River Watershed Council (LJRWC) has invited local political candidates to address key issues at their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, October 27 at the LaHood Park Steakhouse near Cardwell. LJRWC member Bob Sims said after...

 

Editorial: Harvest Dance: a family friendly, good time

You can hear the passion in the voice of Ed Handl when he discusses the upcoming Whitehall Rotary Club Harvest Dance. He speaks of the event that will take place Sunday, October 30 starting at 4:30 p.m., as a truly family friendly atmosphere that...

 

Column: Upside down turtle

If you’re reading this, the paper has somehow made it out, but at this point I’m not really sure if it is going to happen. I’m writing this on a Tuesday morning, shortly after our external hard drive that we use to store most of our...

 
 By Lee Good    Opinion    October 26, 2016

Guest Editorial: Emergency radio station on ballot

The voters of Jefferson County will have the chance to vote on whether to continue and strengthen the Jefferson County DES Emergency Radio Broadcast Service on November 8th. Although I am paid a nominal fee to maintain these stations, I am...

 

For Your Information

This is Red Ribbon Week at the school. Each day stresses a different theme. Monday was: Drugs are Ridiculous and students were wearing crazy, funny outfits. Tuesday was: Voting for my Future and the kids wore red, white, and blue. Wednesday, Turn...

 

Whitehall ends season at state

The Whitehall High School Cross Country team ended the season with some impressive times at the MHSA Class B State Meet last Saturday in Kalispell. Longtime head coach Kerry Sacry said everyone on...

 

Trojans whip Townsend, open playoffs Saturday

The Whitehall/Harrison High School football team picked an opportune time to play their best football of the season. With a spot in the playoffs on the line last Friday night at home against...

 

Lady Trojans off to district tourney

It's postseason time for the Whitehall High School volleyball team. The sixth-seeded Lady Trojans will open the MHSA District 5B Volleyball tournament Friday, October 28 against third seeded Manhattan. The game is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at...

 

Jefferson County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At last week’s regular meeting Resolution 37-2014 Creating Sunlight Business Park RMD was amended. Resolution 31-2016, Resolution Forming the Jefferson County Mental Health Local Advisory Council was approved. Wednesday and Thursday I att...

 

Julia Ann Christensen Watson

Julia Ann Christensen Watson, age 65, of Whitehall died October 23, 2016 at Butte, MT. She was born August 13, 1951 at Cleveland, Ohio to Ernie and Annette (Schroeder) Fiscus and as a young girl moved with her family to Iowa. She graduated from...

 

Town Pump raising $3 million for food banks

Now in its 15th year, the Town Pump Charitable Foundation hopes to raise over $3 million in its annual fundraising campaign for food banks across Montana, including the Whitehall Area Food Pantry and Jeffco Food Share in Boulder. A record 79 food...

 

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