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Articles from the December 8, 2021 edition

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Many Holiday Festivities Planned for This Weekend

This weekend is one of the busiest of the year for Whitehall - and with good reason! There is so much holiday cheer in town we spread it around! The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Stroll kicks off this Friday with the town...

 

Whitehall & Cardwell Concerts Next Week

The holiday festivities continue next week with the Whitehall Christmas Concert on Tuesday, December 14th at 7PM and the Cardwell Elementary School Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 15th at 6PM. Christmas Tree, What Will You Be? is the theme f...

 

Business Blackout BINGO This Saturday

Join the Whitehall Chamber during the "It's A Wonderful Whitehall Life" Christmas Stroll for Business Bingo! Businesses will be hosting stroll specials and Blackout Bingo throughout town. Pick up...

 

Elfie Selfie Week #2 Winner!

ELFIE ON THE SHELFIE: Evelinn Scarborough is the week two winner of the Chamber's Elfie Selfie Contest. She found the elf at Thriftway! Photo courtesy TRISH SCARBOROUGH and WHITEHALL CHAMBER OF...

 

Thought Provokers: 12/8/2021

Someone’s mom has probably used you as a bad example to their kid. Even the most literate beings can’t describe a color. One reason why parents try to achieve their own dreams through their children is that they gave up on their own dreams trying...

 
 By TONY REED    Opinion    December 8, 2021

Dear Editor: Reporting in the Field

Dear Editor, I wholeheartedly agree with your editorial, not as a reader, but as a career reporter who also just happened to grow up in Whitehall. There’s a time and place for everything and a small rural paper is neither when it comes to graphic...

 

Dear Editor: No Sex, Lots of Lies, and Plenty of Video Tape...

No sex, lots of lies and plenty of video tape... “The judge. The jury. The defendant. It’s white supremacy in action. This system isn’t built to hold white supremacists accountable. It’s why Black and brown folks are brutalized and put in...

 

Dear Editor: Seatbelts in Buses!

Dear Editor, I write concerning the van versus bus accident in our area recently. Upon reading the editorial in the Whitehall Ledger on 12/01/2021, page 5, concerning photos of these accidents, especially an accident where there has been a fatality,...

 

Between the Stacks: 12/8/2021

The Christmas Stroll is coming, and the Library will be packed with special events all day. December 11th will see the Library open from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the Friends Book Sale. Everything will...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: December 1921

The year was coming to an end. People in 1895 and 1921 were dealing with a tough winter, illness, and politics. The December 1895 news is taken as written from the Whitehall Zephyr December 6 and 13...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: December 12, 1996

DECEMBER 12, 1996 Trojan Educator of the Week is drama teacher Larry Brazill. He was nominated by Mrs. Thronson because he has done an outstanding job as drama coach. The play, Damn Yankees provided success for many students. Trojan Athlete of the...

 
 By STEVE SACRY    Sports    December 8, 2021

Trojan Wrestlers Place Third at Cascade Invitational

Whitehall wrestling opened their season at the Cascade Invitational this past weekend. Out of the 21 teams present, Whitehall earned third place honors. Of the 13 wrestlers Whitehall had competing, si...

 

You're Invited to the Whitehall Saddle Club Wreath Auction

At a Whitehall Saddle Club meeting in 1989, after a long year of Barrel Races, O-Mok-Sees, Horse Shows, and Rodeos a group of Whitehall Saddle Club members thought a Community Open House at the WSC Club House would be a great way to give back. As...

 

Santa Interviews: Mrs. Kidwell's Kindergarten Class

NATHAN BATES Q: How much does Santa Claus weigh? A: (laughs, shrugs) I don't know! Q: Can you take a guess? A: (laughs) He's like 50! Q: What's Santa's favorite thing to eat? A: Cookies and milk!...

 

Santa Interviews: Mrs. Johnson's Kindergarten

KEEGAN SMOUT Q: What's your favorite Christmas cookie? A: Ummmm...the Christmas tree ones (makes a Christmas tree shape with his hands) Q: How much does Santa weigh? A: 100 pounds. Q: Is that a lot...

 

Santa Interviews: Mrs. Coombe's Kindergarten Class

LILY CARTER Q: What does Santa look like? A: He has a white beard, red hat, and he has....(thinking hard) hmmm...I think that's it. Q: How much does he weigh? A: I don't know! (laughs) Q: Do you know...

 

Extension Office: MSU Extension Suggests a Deposit to an MSA Before the End of the Year

With the holiday season comes the idea of giving gifts, and, according to Montana State University Extension, gifting an asset can be not only a great opportunity to express love and affection but also an occasion for the gift to become a living lega...

 

SBA Montana District Seeks Nominations for Small Business Week 2022

Do you or someone you know have what it takes to become America’s “Small Business Person of the Year” for 2022? If so, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) wants to hear from you. The U.S. Small Business Administration Montana District...

 

St. James Healthcare's Davenport Named to 'The Top 100 Women Leaders in Medicine of 2021' List

St. James Healthcare's Chief Medical Officer, Jennifer Davenport, MD, has been included on 'The Top 100 Women Leaders in Medicine of 2021' list by Women We Admire. Dr. Davenport and her peers on the...

 

DPHHS Issues Statement on Injunction Against Federal Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

“The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is pleased that a federal court has issued an order granting a nationwide preliminary injunction against implementation of CMS’s vaccine mandate for health care workers, particularly in...

 

The Interface

“Hello. I’m Chip. How may I help you?” “Good morning Chip.” (Wow, is he hot!) “I’m here for my job interview.” “Your name please?” “Kinky. Kinky Kroshus.” “Please have a...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Sylvie's Stars & Moon Soup

As the weather chills, that dip in temperature is often accompanied by cold and flu season. Many people are anxious to avoid feeling under the weather this time of year, and to help ward off many illnesses, one may only need to look to the kitchen...

 

Jefferson High Student Dies in North-County Crash

One Jefferson High School student is dead and another is hospitalized after a crash between Clancy and Montana City on Monday night. Makinzy Rynearson-Gray, a 17-year-old senior at the school, died in the crash, according to Jefferson High School...

 

Whitehall TV Chanel 49.1: Week of 12/9/2021

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM MOLLY OF DENALI 7:30PM READY JET GO 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM EAST LAKE MEADOWS: A PUBLIC HOUSING STORY FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10...

 

Horoscopes: Week of 12/8/2021

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Dig deep into matters of the heart this week, Aries. Explore ways to nurture a relationship or push it to the next level. Don’t hold back on love. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 You may rediscover your love for a good book this week,...

 

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