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Articles from the November 24, 2021 edition

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 By DEANNA SMITH    News    November 24, 2021

Greater Whitehall Area Love INC Ceases Operation

The organization Greater Whitehall Area Love INC (IN the NAME of CHRIST), an affiliate of Love In The Name of Christ National, a non-profit charity serving the Whitehall community, officially ceased operations as of August 2021. A Development...

 

Passing the Torch

Kurt and Laurie Perry, new owners of the Cardwell General Store, cut the ribbon with all of their employees supporting them at their Grand Opening on Saturday, November 20th....

 

Christmas Events Galore For Next Three Weekends

There is no lack of holiday spirit in Whitehall in the next few weeks. Between the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce's Annual Christmas Stroll, a plethora of Christmas vendor events, and kids activities...

 

Thought Provokers: 11/24/2021

To avoid a piece of paper from folding, you put it in a folder. We laugh at animals for having funny mating rituals but humans probably have the most complex and frustrating mating rituals of all. We could be waking up in the body of a different...

 

Dear Editor: Thankful for Vets Programs

Dear Editor, On November 10th and 11th, Cardwell and the Whitehall Schools presented the military Veterans of the surrounding area with multiple patriotic programs that were a salute to the military Veterans’ service. These patriotic presentations...

 

Dear Editor: COVID-19 Vaccines and Our Kids

Dear Editor, I realize that this is a rather touchy and perhaps even volatile issue, but it needs to be addressed if only to further educate people. This letter is in response to last week’s Letter to the Editor, co-authored by Timothy Bennett and...

 

Dear Editor: Clean Up After Yourselves!

Dear Editor, We’ve lived in Whitehall for over 17 years. It has been a sweet little town to raise our girls in! People caring about one another, neighbors watching out for neighbors, very few litterbugs or people breaking the law. However, it...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    November 24, 2021

Dear Jo: 11/24/2021

Dear Jo, Are you competitive? I am!!! There is going to be a local Christmas light display contest and I want to win. Actually, I MUST win!!!! I find myself driving around town checking on who is decorating, and thinking to myself, “I will buy...

 

Thanksgiving Thanks

Hello readers! Please accept my apologies for another week without a Name to a Face article. This has been a very active little town this past week, and I am so blessed and honored to be a part of...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/24/2021

Please mark your calendar for our Thanksgiving holiday hours. The library will be closed on November 25th and 26th then we will be open regular hours during the rest of the month. Enjoy the holidays with your families and remember to stock up now on...

 

Connecting Point: Leftovers

In conversation last week, many people in two different states shared worries of pending economic trouble. Uncertainty might be the keyword; Montana might be more secure than other parts of the country. I don’t like doomsday talk at Thanksgiving....

 

Jerry Beckman, 77

Jerry Beckman was born July 17, 1944, in Wausau, Wisconsin. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 11, 2021. He passed at home with his wife Carol by his side. Jerry and Carol married,...

 

Emergency Blood Shortage Persists Over Holiday Season

As many prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving and look ahead to a busy holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors across the country to harness their humanity by giving blood in the coming weeks. As a result of low blood donor...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: November Part 2

The 1895 news is taken directly from November 15, 22, and 29 editions of the Whitehall Zephyr. News from November 1921 is based on notes made by Roy Milligan Sr. from late November editions of the Jefferson Valley News. The accompanying ad is from No...

 

5 Trojans Named to All Conference, All State Football Team

All-State, All Conference football selections for 2021 have been released. Whitehall junior Leo Scafani has been named to first-team offensive line. Senior Brendan Wagner has been named to the first team as defensive back, as well as second-team for...

 

Ledger Begins Christmas Stroll Section

The Whitehall Ledger has begun ad sales for the Annual Christmas Stroll Section, which will be in the December 8th paper. This will be a separate part of the paper, so that the Chamber may pull out the section and distribute it at Christmas Stroll...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: November 28, 1996

There’s a bird of a different feather in the neighborhood. Dana and Terry Sampson, of Whitehall, lived and cattle ranched in South Dakota for two years, but recently returned to the Whitehall area with emus (large, flightless birds native to...

 

Creating Fiction for History: 11/24/2021

Danette Jocelynn Holding was born on January 18th, 1899 at the office of Adolf Gundersen in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The hospital which would be known as Lutheran Hospital was not built until about three...

 
 By GEOFF FEISS    News    November 24, 2021

Montana is Poised to Build a Bright Broadband Future

President Biden signed into law the bipartisan infrastructure bill which Sen. Jon Tester and nine other Senators from both parties successfully negotiated. The bipartisan bill signed today brings a minimum of $100 million to Montana for broadband...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Flourless Chocolate Cookies

The holiday entertaining season begins on Thanksgiving. Anyone who has been tasked with hosting Thanksgiving understands the commitment required to prepare a delicious meal for guests, which often...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 10/25/2021

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM CALL THE MIDWIFE: SPECIAL DELIVERY 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 10:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 11:00PM FINDING YOUR...

 

Horoscope: Week of 10/24/2021

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, family tops your list of priorities. You are likely to spend considerable time with loved ones in the days to come. Relish all the opportunities to enjoy one another. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 You may feel uneasy or worried for...

 

Gifts With A Lift Program Spreads Holiday Cheer to Montana State Hospital Patients

The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) announced today that donation boxes have been set up at various locations across the state to receive holiday gifts to benefit Montana State Hospital (MSH) patients. The effort is part of...

 

A Grassroots Effort Can Defy the Odds

This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most spectacular conservation victories in recent history: the defeat of a massive gold mine planned for the doorstep of Yellowstone National Park. Called the New World mine, it was proposed by the...

 

Guest Opinion: Gianforte - Enforce Montana's "Bad Actor" Mining Law

As a hunter and angler who’s lived in the Upper Clark Fork River valley between Deer Lodge and Anaconda for more than 30 years, I can attest to the damaging legacy of mining on our waterways. In 1908, a massive flood carried toxic mine tailings...

 

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