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Articles from the December 28, 2022 edition

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Ledger Looking Back: Highlights of 2022

It’s always fun to get a quick recap of the year as it ends. Here is the Whitehall Ledger’s 2022 year at a glance! JANUARY (1/5/2022): Into the Wild Frontier, which features many Whitehall area locals, premiers on the INSP channel in February....

 

Whitehall Chamber's Business After Hours January 12

The 2023 Whitehall Chamber of Commerce year is going to begin with a bang!! The January Business After Hours Chamber Meeting and Membership Drive will be held Thursday, January 12th, 2023, at Borden’s Conference Room. The Board meeting will begin...

 

Jefferson County elected officials are sworn in on Friday, December 23rd in Boulder

(Far left): Jefferson County Commissioner Dan Hagerty; (left): Bob Anderson, Justice of Court; (above, top): Sarah Eyers, Jefferson County Superintendent; and (above, bottom): Terri Kunz, Jefferson...

 

Thought Provokers: 12/28/2022

Ohio is the only state in the USA that doesn’t share a letter with the word “mackerel”. You never see old people laying/sleeping on their stomach. The correct phrase is “you can’t eat your cake and have it, too” not the other way around....

 

Op Ed: Medicaid Rates for Montana Nursing Homes

As Montanans, we care for each other. Across the rural-urban divide, generational divide, and Brawl of the Wild divide. Of all our constituents across Montana, the most deserving are our elderly neighbors who are on Medicaid benefits. They have...

 

Chadwick's Whimsical Photo Wins Joy & Whimsy Contest

On September 13th this group of ladies from the Whitehall Garden Club and their friends toured the Bumblewood Thicket in Bozeman, sponsored by the group Random Acts of Silliness. It was a lot of fun...

 

Frankman Named to Dean's List

Katie Frankman of Cardwell, Montana, was named to the Fall 2022 Dean’s List at Berry College. The Dean’s List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during...

 

Gravley Artwork Available at Peppertree

Artwork by Bill Gravley from Liberty Place in Bozeman is now available at Peppertree Deli. All pieces are $20, except the surfboard piece at the top, which is $30....

 
 By Georgia    Opinion    December 28, 2022

Just Ask Georgia: 12/28/2022

Georgia, I have a question, I’m so lost! Isn’t NFL just for the U.S.?! How does New England have a team?????? New England isn’t part of the United States! I just had this same argument with someone who told me Georgia is a country, not just a...

 

Trojan Grapplers Fall to Anaconda in Dual

Whitehall wrestlers traveled to Anaconda on December 19th for a pre-Christmas dual. When the dust settled Whitehall had fallen to Anaconda 42-30. The large crowd was treated to 20 individual matches....

 

Between the Stacks: 12/28/2022

January is full of classes for our senior citizens! The SAILS classes (Stay Active & Independent for Life), begins on January 3rd at 10:30 AM in the old Town Hall next to the library. This twelve-week class includes learning new information about...

 

Connecting Point: Have No Fear

Fear as a subject, I have come to comprehend, has graduating degrees. But, the Christmas season has had a positive effect on my mood: Reading through God’s word I am encouraged by both gospels Matthew and Luke: Have no fear. Acknowledging our...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years Later: 12/24/1997

December 24, 1997 It was a remarkable year for Whitehall sculptors Bruce and Kathy Contway. Bruce, one-quarter Sioux, was recently named the Indian Arts and Crafts Association (IACA) Artist of the Year, and Kathy was awarded the chuckwagon race...

 

Make These Lifestyle Changes to Boost Savings in the New Year

Americans have been wrestling with inflationary pressures all year. As the New Year approaches, millions of individuals and families have set resolutions to save more money. “Looking to boost your savings is a worthy goal. But to make it work, you...

 

Stay in the Giving Spirit By Supporting the Red Cross

As the final holiday rush arrives, the American Red Cross asks donors to shake up their holiday plans and give blood now and throughout the end of the year. According to AAA, nearly 113 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles from...

 

Outfitters/Guides Disappointed in Lack of Action to Increase Public Access and Elk Hunting in Hunting District 313

In a Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Commission meeting held on December 20, the Commission chose not to reinstate the full 5-week general rifle season in HD 313. “Today’s inaction to increase public access and elk hunting near Gardiner means...

 

Wildlife Watching Has Been Getting a Free Ride

There's a new initiative in Wyoming that's changing the face of wildlife conservation funding, and it's already seen huge success in its first year. It's based on the state's startling mountains,...

 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Hot Chocolate Cookies

Hot chocolate does a fine job of warming people up on cold winter days. This rich and creamy beverage is enjoyed many ways, with some people floating miniature marshmallows on top or adding a touch...

 

Creating Fiction From History: 12/28/2022

Joseph and Mary Smith never planned to settle down in the wild, wild west, much less raise a family there. However, as life is what happens between our plans, Joseph's new job required him to travel...

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Report: Week of 12/18/2022

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18 01:39:52 Medical: E First St 04:44:57 Alarm: Hwy 359 06:54:19 Medical: Cherokee Pl 08:00:44 Civil: Hwy 69 08:59:23 Follow Up: Lost Moose Bend Rd 13:01:16 Traffic Hazard: Hwy 41 15:05:40 911 Hang Up: I-90 17:24:40 Traffic Stop: W T...

 

Whitehall TV Channel 49.1: Week of 12/29/2022

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29 5:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 6:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 6:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 7:00PM THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE: PARTY ON A PLATE 8:00PM PBS NEWSHOUR 9:00PM AMANPOUR & COMPANY 10:00PM THIS OLD HOUSE 10:30PM ASK THIS OLD HOUSE 11:00PM THE G...

 

Horoscopes: Week of 12/28/2022

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Cleaning and organizing can wait for another week, Aries. This week you should focus on having fun with your family and friends Enjoy the respite from work. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, work is on your brain, but it could be...

 

Trojans Fall to Herders

The Whitehall Lady Trojans lost 67-35 to the Big Timber Sweetgrass Herders on December 20th. Leaders of the game were junior Lindsay Briggs with 14 points, senior Maxine Hoagland with 9, and...

 

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