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

Articles from the December 21, 2016 edition

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Temperatures drop, games cancelled

A fierce Arctic storm descended into Whitehall last week and its effects were still being felt days later. According to the National Weather Service, the temperature in Whitehall dropped to -24 on the...

 

Town Pump store raises funds

Employees at the Whitehall Town Pump store have worked hard during the holiday season to raise money for the Whitehall Food Pantry. According to store General Manager Heather Morris, employees were...

 

Community comes together for annual Christmas Cantata

A large crowd made their way to the First Christian Church Sunday night for the annual Whitehall Community Christmas Cantata. The 2016 program was "One Silent Night: A Christmas Ballad of Love and...

 

Elk hunting numbers low

At their December meeting, members of the Community Transition Advisory Committee received an update about the recent general deer and elk hunting season in Southwest Montana. Vanna Boccadori a wildlife biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks,...

 

Scam: Ad not what it seemed

Several local residents have reported a recent help wanted ad in the Whitehall Ledger turned out to be too good to be true. The ad in question had run in the two previous editions of the Whitehall Ledger Classified Section, and was seeking a...

 

Editorial: Merry Christmas and thanks for reading

Christmas is just a few days away, and in a little over a week in will be 2017. This is a perfect time of the year to say thank you to everyone who reads and advertises in the Whitehall Ledger. We truly appreciate your business and support. I often...

 

Column: A story of survival

Over the past few years, I have written thousands of stories that were published in newspapers all over the western United States. From time to time, I will get online and look at some of my older stories, and in truth I don't really remember much...

 

Letter to the Editor:

Dear Editor, We would like to acknowledge what a great asset to the Community that the Whitehall Community Center is. It is owned and operated completely by VFW volunteers. These volunteers not only served their country but are now serving their...

 

Christmas Confusion

The Blueprint series will continue next week, with Christmas approaching I wanted to share with you some important thoughts regarding why we celebrate Christmas. Have you noticed that there is some confusion about Christmas? Over time the...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report

Monday, Dec. 12 12:01 a.m. - theft-postal, 20 Briggs Lane, Whitehall 12:17 p.m. - alarms burglary, 303 South Division Street, Whitehall 1:32 p.m. - citizen assist, 9 Sugar Beet Row, Whitehall 9:27 p.m. - discharge firearm – residence, 460 Hwy 2...

 

For Your Information

A year ago Ken and Linda Glaus had their cattle the victims of an out of control semi truck whose driver didn't pay attention to the flagman and was not able to stop soon enough. That situation could have been so much worse - loss of human life....

 

Lady Trojans fight to the end against talented Three Forks

While the Whitehall High School girl's basketball team was unable to pickup a win last Friday night against Three Forks, they sent a loud and clear message they are a team to lookout for in league...

 

Trojans defeat Wolves

Going into last week's game against Three Forks, Whitehall High School boy's basketball coach Zach McLean wanted to see a better effort on the defense at the start of the game, as well as an emphasis...

 

Busy week for Trojan wrestlers

It was a busy weekend of action in Great Falls for the Whitehall High School wrestling team. The Trojans started their three days of action at mixer event Thursday with Great Falls Central and...

 

Jefferson County Commission Update

Hi Folks, I hope everyone has a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. We have some projects that are going to be moving forward early in the year. The bids for the installation of the Sugar Beet Row sewer system will be going out in early January,...

 

Between the Stacks

I hope you are all staying warm this snowy season. If you are in need of something fun to read, the Library just received another shipment of new books and movies. The collection is now all caught up on several series, including Anne Perry’s...

 

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