The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Articles from the November 16, 2022 edition

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Community Library, Ambulance District, Look to Utilize Town Property

Two Whitehall entities requested the use of Whitehall Town property at the monthly Town Council meeting, held at the Town Hall on Monday, November 14. “Informal talks” had been had with each group with employees of the Town and with the Mayor....

 

We Are HER to Hold Live Podcast Fundraising Event

Join local Whitehall nonprofit We Are HER for a live podcast showing on Saturday, December 3rd at 6 PM in the Star Theatre. Watch as their award-winning podcast is recorded live at the Star, where a s...

 
 By ARLENE WEBER    News    November 16, 2022

Fishpond Celebrates Centennial

The Whitehall Fishpond is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2022. This artifact symbolizes the patriotic community it was built for, Whitehall, which has always been a patriotic township. During...

 

Thought Provokers: 11/16/2022

We’re the only species that eat hot food that we warm ourselves. Whenever you die, you’ll end up contributing to statistics of how you died. Therefore you can’t even live without completing a survey. The only reason we are using a base 10...

 

Dear Editor: As an election judge, I'm glad to live here

Dear Editor, Election Day is over and whether or not the results were what we wanted, we should be so thankful that we have the opportunity to vote! Our precinct voted at the Cardwell Pavilion and Kipp Huckaba had plowed the snow so everything was...

 

Dear Editor: Encouraged by the outcome of the midterm elections

Dear Editor, I am encouraged by the outcome of the midterm elections. Not because all the candidates and ballot issues I voted for succeeded, but because winners and losers alike were, for the most part, gracious and accepted the will of the people....

 

Dear Editor: Thank you for printing "Hats Off to a Determined Woman"

Dear Editor, Thank you to Betsy Marston for writing the article, “Hats Off to a Determined Woman” about Elouise Cobell, and to Editor Liz Pullman for printing it in the Whitehall Ledger. Elouise was my cousin. Her mother and my grandmother were...

 

JVCF Grants Awarded

Jefferson Valley Community Foundation's Short & Sweet grant awarding event was held Thursday, November 10th at the Whitehall Community Center. The following lists the organization awarded, as...

 

Volunteers Pack Food for Distribution

Members of Zion Lutheran Church gathered at the Whitehall Food Pantry on Friday, November 11 to pack food for distribution on November 15th. This was a Thrivent Action Team project, where the Food...

 
 By Georgia    Opinion    November 16, 2022

Just Ask Georgia: 11/16/2022

Georgia, I have a question. My wife changed her Facebook status from “married” to “widowed”. Should I be worried? Not Dead Yet Yet, Yet is the key word here! Get outta there! Run, run, RUN! With love, Georgia Georgia, I have a question. I...

 

You're Invited to the 24th WSC Wreath Auction

At a Whitehall Saddle Club meeting in 1989, after a long year of Barrel Races, O-Mok-See's, Horse Shows, and Rodeos, a group of Whitehall Saddle Club members thought a Community Open House at the WSC...

 

Arctic Heat to Host Ladies Cookie Exchange

So often women say how much they would love to have something fun to do and to be with other women. This is their chance to do just that! Join Arctic Heat at the Whitehall Assembly of God Church on...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 11/12/1997

November 12, 1997 The water improvement project dominated the Nov. 10 Whitehall Town Council meeting and most phases of the nearly completed project was discussed. Members of the audience and council members Dale Davis, Bill Baycroft, and Chuck Buus...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/16/2022

Mark your calendar for Thanksgiving week as the Library will be closed on Thursday, November 24th, and Friday, November 25th. We will be open the rest of the week for regular hours, including Saturday. The school has an early release that Wednesday...

 

Connecting Point: Grace in a Pickle

We often use idioms to make a point clear. A “pickle” refers to a difficult situation or a quandary. Most likely you have escaped by the skin of your teeth a time or two from a pickle you’ve created yourself. I have. Leaders learn what to do...

 

Wayne Jerome Tichenor, 82

Wayne Jerome Tichenor, passed away on November 4, 2022, at the age of 82. Wayne was born in Glasgow MT on April 9, 1940, to his parents Harold and Doris Tichenor, and was the youngest of four boys:... Full story

 

Max Lee Amberson, 89

Max Lee Amberson, 89, of Bozeman, passed away on November 6, 2022. Max was the sixth of seven children for Howard and Belle (Carpenter) Amberson. He was born on January 29, 1933. Max grew up in Gallatin Gateway, MT where he learned to love hunting, f... Full story

 

Jefferson County Voter Turnout Lower Than Anticipated

Clerk and Recorder Ginger Kunz had a hard time believing her eyes when she saw voter turnout in Jefferson County was only 69%. “We were so busy,” she said. “I was thinking, ‘oh, my gosh, this is a great turnout. Then it’s all said and done...

 

Gianforte Unveils Historic Pro-Family, Pro-Jobs Budget

Governor Greg Gianforte today unveiled his “Budget for Montana Families,” a historic pro-family, pro-jobs budget for the State of Montana for the next biennium. Governor Gianforte’s “Budget for Montana Families” provides $1 billion in...

 

Relief, Gratitude, and Silver Linings: Candidates Speak

By the time the sun rose Nov. 9 the two contested Jefferson County races appeared to have clear winners, as Sheriff candidate Tom Grimsrud led Chad Cross 3,358 to 2,524 and county commission candidate Dan Hagerty led Mary Janacaro Hensleigh 3,950 to...

 

DPHHS Reminds Montanans about Increased WIC Benefits

Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials said today that increased benefits are now available to families through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, commonly known as WIC. “We want...

 

Town Pump Matching $1 Million For Food Banks

As Montana's food banks deal with record demand in the wake of soaring food costs and other everyday expenses, the Town Pump Charitable Foundation is matching $1 million to help raise $4 million durin...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Joe's Incredible Bacon Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a fall favorite, but it's also a perfect pie to serve throughout the holiday season. There are many different pumpkin pie recipes, even though it's difficult to improve on pumpkin pie w...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 11/16/2022

In 1883, especially in North-Eastern Allamakee County Iowa, life was not easy for young Alberta Haney. Born to John and Fanny Haney on September 14th of the year 1867, Alberta, or Bertie as she was commonly known, being the oldest child, had been...

 

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