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Articles from the November 9, 2022 edition

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CWD Detected for First Time in HD 311 Near Cardwell

Wildlife health staff with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks recently detected chronic wasting disease in a white-tailed deer buck that was harvested by a hunter in hunting district 311. The deer was harvested about 1 mile northeast of Cardwell on the...

 
 By ARLENE WEBER    News    November 9, 2022

Fishpond Centennial Celebration Friday

The Whitehall Rotary Club and the local VFW and American Legion will hold a joint celebration of the 100th anniversary of the historic fishpond on November 11th starting at 12:30 PM at the fishpond. The program of approximately 30 minutes will...

 

Thought Provokers 11/9/2022

Deaf people lose freedom of speech when handcuffed. A driver's license can be used to buy things that impair your driving. When everyone started carrying cameras, sightings of UFOs and Bigfoot vanished, but police misconduct skyrocketed. People who...

 

Toys For Tots 2022 Butte Campaign Underway

Toys for Tots is celebrating its 75th year birthday by giving gifts to needy children. Since 1947 over 281 million children have received gifts. In 2021 the Toys For Tots Program fulfilled the...

 
 By Georgia    Opinion    November 9, 2022

Just Ask Georgia: 11/9/2022

Georgia, I have a question, I hate this word, but it is the only way to describe this. Why is my grandma’s house always...moist? Like, everything just feels swampy in there. She lives here in Montana, with no humidity, yet I feel like I’m in the...

 

Pool Shark Report: Week of 11/3/2022

WEEK OF 11/3/2022 TEAM: K Bar #1. 15-2 Mint #4. 13-4 MEN: Tyler Blair: 4 wins, 0 lost Will Bowen: 4 wins, 0 lost Mark Griffith: 4 wins, 0 lost Gordy Lyons: 4 wins, 0 lost Mike Wall: 4 wins, 0 lost WOMEN: Ellen Wagner: 3 wins, 1 lost Leslie Dyson: 2...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago...November Part I

NOVEMBER PART I November 1896 was significant with the presidential election being fought between McKinley and Bryan. McKinley was declared the winner. The battleship Texas sunk in the Brooklyn Navy...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 11/5/1997

November 5, 1997 Dale Davis won two of three wards and was elected mayor of Whitehall on November 4th in an election that saw a 72 percent voter turnout and a mixed message from voters. Davis clearly won the mayoral race, beating second-place...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/9/2022

Without a doubt, the question I get asked the most is “What are you reading?” Since I generally have at least ten books going at the same time for different book clubs, programs, and my own enjoyment; I decided to share what I am currently...

 
 By BILL LANES    Opinion    November 9, 2022

Connecting Point: The Appearance of Weakness

Montanan men and women going back to the pioneer days have put a premium on self-reliance. As such, even modern Montanans shun outward appearances of weakness. So, we consider weakness as a handicap, something that keeps us from reaching our goals....

 

Ronald Clive Curdy, 85

Ronald "Ron" Clive Curdy, 85, of Hamilton, Montana, passed away in his home on November 4, 2022. Ron was born September 12, 1937, to Robert "Bill" William Curdy and Mabel Emma Camp Curdy in... Full story

 

Whitehall Garden Club News - November

The Whitehall Garden Club's meeting was on November 2 at Borden's conference room. The room was packed with members and visitors all enjoying the beautiful brunch set out by Karen Nielsen and Judy...

 

DAR Scholarship Applications Open

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship and American Indians Committees opened online applications for students wanting to apply for any of their 27 national scholarship opportunities for graduating high school...

 

Red Ribbon Week in Jefferson County

Last week, schools around the country participated in activities such as door-decorating contests, art contests, dress-up days, and classroom educational activities. The activities were done in...

 

Confronting the Epidemic of Drug Overdose Deaths in Our Communities

As America’s drug overdose and death epidemic continues to impact communities of every size in every corner of the country, new challenges have emerged. In 2021, more than 107,000 people died from drug-related overdoses, according to the U.S....

 

Reighard & Paske Recognized for Diabetes Care in Southwest Montana

The dynamic duo of Ida Reighard and Marcus Paske were awarded the 'Advancing the Vision in Quality Care Award' as part of the annual diabetes professional conference sponsored by the Montana Diabetes...

 

Living With Diabetes? Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Feet

Diabetes can impact the body in a number of ways, especially creating potentially serious complications for your feet. “Foot care is a central component of overall diabetes care,” says Bryce Paschold, DPM, FACFAS, a board-certified foot, and...

 

Rocky Mountain Bank Contributes $10,000 In Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Rocky Mountain Bank proudly announces a total contribution of $10,000 to five local organizations across the state of Montana in support of breast cancer awareness month. The bank made contributions to St. Vincent Healthcare’s Eva Project, Cancer...

 

MSU Extension: What You Need to Know About Cremation

According to a report from the National Funeral Directors Association, Montana’s cremation rate is well above the national average of 58 percent. In 2021, 79 percent of people who died in the state were cremated. To address the rise in interest...

 

Hunting Season Hitting Halfway Point in Montana

Montana’s general hunting season is hitting the midway point and the overall harvest is expected to increase with the onset of the deer breeding season in the coming weeks. So far this season, more than 4,500 hunters have appeared at regional game...

 

COUSIN CLEAVON'S REDNECK COOKING: Holiday Berkeley Pit Geese

It is now the season to start thinking about what to have for that Thanksgiving dinner table. I found that you don't always have to have turkey. We cook geese every other year. The drawback to having a goose for dinner is having to pluck all the...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 11/9/2022

Sir Robert Moore was born of Scottish ancestry to John and Mary Moore on the official centennial of the birth of this great nation. The family farm was halfway between Lansing and Waukon, on the...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report:; Week of 10/30/2022

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30 11:08:13 911 Hang Up: I-90 13:05:53 Larceny/Theft: Bowman Ln 15:49:47 Agency Standby: N Division St 16:54:22 Traffic Hazard: Hwy 69 17:07:22 Motorist Assist: Bluebird Ln 17:53:40 Traffic Stop: W First St 18:01:34 Traffic Stop: W...

 

Horoscopes: Week of 11/9/2022

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Try to focus on all of the things that are going right in your life right now, Aries. Avoid focusing on those things that have gone wrong. A new perspective is all you need. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 This week you need to slow down...

 

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