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High school play next week

The annual Whitehall High School fall play will have a very different venue in 2017. The performance of "Over the River and Through the Woods" will take place Monday, November 20 and Tuesday,...

 

Council votes to retain Keogh

Although she was elected by acclamation to a Ward Seat on the Whitehall Town Council in October, it appears Katy James may not serve on the governing body when new members are sworn in the first Monday in January. At a meeting Monday night, the White...

 

Harvest Dinner Friday, November 17

The LDS Church Harvest Dinner is scheduled for Friday, November 17. The popular annual event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the church located at Mormon Lane and Yellowstone in Whitehall. The meal is a Thanksgiving Dinner with all the...

 

Attendance on the rise

For the second straight month, Whitehall Middle and High School Principal Hannah Nieskens has reported an increase in attendance at the schools. At the board of trustees meeting last week, Nieskens said the number at the high school has increased to...

 

Column: Naughty Winter Drivers

I should probably preface this column by saying these have words have been brewing for awhile, perhaps creating a “storm inside”. The first winter snowstorm of 2017 was a doozy and blanketed Whitehall with over a foot of snow in a little over 24...

 

Editorial: Harvest Dinner great for the community

This Friday evening the Whitehall LDS Church is hosting their annual Harvest Dinner with proceeds going to the Whitehall Area Food Pantry. Local resident can also bring non-perishable food items that will also be given to the pantry. With a cost of $...

 

Frank Cruz

Frank Cruz passed away peacefully on Nov. 4. Born June 17, 1931 in Butte, Montana, Frank, a fifth generation Montanan, spent his early years in Whitehall, Montana. While attending Whitehall high school he learned from his mentor, Hiney Lund, the impo...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 15, 2017

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, Nov. 6 2:42 a.m. - suspicious/ person/vehicle/circumstance, 1 Commercial Way, Whitehall 6:38 a.m. - traffic accident, I-90 westbound, MM 250, Whitehall 7:46 a.m. - traffic accident, I-90 westbound, MM 250, Whitehall 7:58 a.m. - traffic...

 

Council tables ambulance barn vote

The Whitehall Town Council voted Monday night to table a resolution that would approve the sale of the Ambulance Barn located at 207 E. Legion. Council member Mac Smith made a motion to table Resolution 2017-08, and asked the governing body to host...

 

Governing body hires firm to complete PER

After a lengthy discussion about the ongoing uranium issues the town water supply, the Whitehall Council voted Monday night to hire Jason Crawford of Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson to complete a Preliminary Engineering Report due next year. The Council also...

 

Students honor Veterans

Local students did an amazing job last week hosting Veteran's Day programs in both Whitehall and Cardwell. The Whitehall program began with an introduction from U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Jeremy...

 

Oliverson signs with University of Nevada

Kailee Oliverson, a resident of Cardwell and senior at Twin Bridges High School, signed a letter of intent November 8 to play NCAA Division 1 basketball at the University of Nevada. A two-time all...

 

Production on target at gold mine

Production was on target during October at the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine. At the Community Transition Advisory Committee meeting last Thursday, Mine General Manager Dan Banghart said the production for the month was 4,000 ounces, on par with...

 

Chamber recognizing members

The Whitehall Chamber would like to congratulate its members for reaching anniversary years of membership. Members reach the Entrepreneur designation when they have been members of the Chamber for five years. Five members reached the first...

 

Gingerbread House contest added to stroll

A new event the 2017 Whitehall Christmas Stroll should be a crowd pleaser for the entire family. A Gingerbread House Contest is scheduled to take place at the event scheduled for December 9. The contest will include an adult division (17 and up),...

 

iStation Man Congratulates Outstanding Local Students

At the November 8th Trojan Rally, Whitehall Schools' Superintendent John Sullivan dons the cape of "iStation Man" to help celebrate the success of the K-5 Whitehall Trojans. iStation is a new tool in the school district's arsenal of instructional...

 

Stageline Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

Those who are alone or unable to make a dinner on Thanksgiving Day will have a place to enjoy the holiday with a warm meal and a good company. The Whitehall Stageline Pizza is hosting a free of cost d... Full story

 

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