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Articles from the November 10, 2021 edition

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 By PAM HANNA RN    News    November 10, 2021

Jefferson County Health Department Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Age 5-11

As many of you have heard, COVID-19 vaccination is now available to children aged 5-11 years of age. We have been listening to questions parents and caregivers have about getting their child vaccinated. I would like to share some of that information...

 

JVCF Announces Grant Recipients at "Short & Sweet" Event

SHORT & SWEET: Grant recipients from Jefferson Valley Community Foundation's grant event included, from left: Holly Harper of PU.L.S.E. ($5,000 for paramedic training), Mayor Mary...

 

Trojan Fans at Division Football in Boulder

COULDN'T HAVE SAID IT BETTER OURSELVES: We often believe that a good sports team is made up of athletes, but it is much more than that! A good sports team needs dedicated coaches (thanks to them...

 

JVFA Announces Exhibition During Christmas Stroll

The Jefferson Valley Fine Arts group is excited to announce they are once again hosting an exhibit for fine arts, photography and sculpture in Whitehall during the Whitehall Christmas Stroll, December 11, 2021. Artists are charged a small exhibit...

 

WHS Production of "Clue" Postponed

Due to a number of illnesses impacting the Drama department’s ability to get ready, the decision was made to postpone the play until late February. This will allow WHS to put on the best play possible, which will be worth the wa...

 

Veterans Day Programs at Whitehall & Cardwell Thursday

Both the Cardwell and Whitehall School systems will have programs the entire community is invited to attend. Cardwell will host their Veteran's Day Program on November 11 at 9AM. Refreshments will be...

 

Dear Editor: Climate Change in Whitehall

Dear Editor, As far as conspiracy theories go, one might note that the the subject of climate change has been growing in popularity over the past few years, maybe as much as a decade. I’m not a scientist, so I’m not even going to try to convince...

 

Dear Editor: Improvements at the Museum

Dear Editor, As the Jefferson Valley Museum continues to grow, financing becomes a problem. Thanks to the generosity of The Country Store, The Jefferson Valley Community Foundation, and Barrick Gold,...

 

Thought Provokers: 11/10/2021

Everyone wants you to go the extra mile, but no one gives you the gas to do it. Dreams make no sense. One part of your brain is making up the story and another part is experiencing it and genuinely being surprised by what happens. Someone’s parent...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    November 10, 2021

Dear Jo: 11/10/2021

Dear Jo, Here they come! The holidays, that is! Along with all that “holiday spirit” come the expectations, the inevitable weight gain, seeing family you might be better off keeping your distance from, etc. It’s not like I’m all HUMBUG or...

 

Pool Shark Report: Week of 11/4/2021

TEAM K Bar #1: 15 wins, 2 losses Mint #2: 11 wins, 6 losses Mint #3: 11 wins, 6 losses MEN Brad Babb: 4 wins, 0 lost Will Cusson: 4 wins, 0 lost Kevin LaFond: 4 wins, 0 lost Gordy Lyons: 4 wins, 0 lost WOMEN Shawna Amidon: 3 wins, 1 loss Jessica...

 

MT National Guard Soldier Becomes First Woman to Graduate Sniper Course

A female Montana Army National Guard Soldier graduated from the U.S. Army Sniper Course at Fort Benning, Ga on Nov. 5, becoming the first woman in history to complete the course. At this time, the military is not identifying this Soldier by name. ...

 

Wreaths Across America Radio: Special Gift for Military Members

During this year’s season of hope and giving, Wreaths Across America Radio (WAAR) invites our troops from across the country and overseas, as well as their loved ones at home, to send a holiday greeting to one another in the form of an internet...

 

Partial Lunar Eclipse November 18-19th

The eclipse begins on November 18th at 11:02PM MST when the Penumbra part of the Earth’s shadow touches the edge of the Moon. The Moon’s brightness at this point is -12.5. The Penumbra will continue covering the surface of the Moon until the...

 

Mary Rognlien Salsbury, 76

Mary passed at 76 years old in Whitehall, Montana, surrounded by her daughters. The long-term effects of her brain tumor found and removed in 2008, have finally taken her home to Jesus. She lived...

 

Ailene B. Carr, 90

Ailene B. Carr was born April 3, 1931 to Aila and Willard Jarvie in Molalla, Oregon. She moved with her family to Red Lodge, Montana where she met her husband, Norman Carr, at a dance in 1945. On...

 

A Tribute to Lewis Bowen

My Ole Man He was a giant, when I was a kid But I was always trying, to do everything he did I still remember, no matter how hard, every lesson he taught me Growing up, just learning how to be like...

 

Connecting Point: Just One Drop

For a moment, picture yourself as Bob Ross or Picasso and on your palette there is only white and black paint. No matter how many times you mix the two colors together the results will always be a shade of gray. One drop of black dramatically...

 

Extension Office: MSU Extension Suggests a Financial Power of Attorney

What if you were in an accident and were in intensive care for several weeks? What if you got COVID-19 and spent time in the hospital? Who would manage your finances while you were getting well? Who would protect the assets you have worked so hard...

 

National Honor Society Inductees

INDUCTEES: Whitehall High School inducted seven students into the National Honor Society on November 2, 2021. (Back row L-R): Superintendent Hannah Nieskens, teacher Janet Heilig, High School...

 

2022 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship Now Open

The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship was created...

 

Reach Higher Montana Launches Annual Stick with Scholarships Campaign

November is National Scholarship Month, and nonprofit Reach Higher Montana is celebrating all month long with its annual Stick with Scholarships Campaign. The campaign encourages students to place a student-designed Reach Higher Montana sticker on...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/10/2021

The Whitehall Community Library is very much in the news this month. If you would like to see the three different stories our friends at KXLF (CBS) have posted about our various programs and events,...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: November 14, 1996

NOVEMBER 14, 1996 It may not yet be time to start singing “Jingle Bells,” but it is time to start thinking about how to make the holidays brighter for your neighbors in need. Whitehall area charitable organizations are kicking into full gear,...

 

WMS/WHS First Quarter Honor/High Honor Roll

High Honor: 3.5-4.0 GPA SENIORS: Madison Austin, Steven Baceski, Haley Briggs, Camryn Contreras, Avrey Coombe, Marissa Ellison, Judith Engler, Connor Graham, Keara Hugulet, Justin Kuehl Dallon Lanes, Brendan Wagner, Lane Wagner, and Kaden Weber....

 

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