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Pool Pals hosting "Dive In" event

It's pretty safe to say that swimming and going to the movies are a hit with most families. This Friday night local residents will have the chance to do both at the Whitehall Community Pool. Pool Pals Inc. is hosting a "Dive In" fundraiser Friday,...

 

Sign up for the Jefferson County Fair

The 2018 Jefferson County Fair and Rodeo, "A Fair of the Heart," is August 22 to 26 at the Jefferson County Recreation Park, one-half mile south of Boulder. Jefferson County Fair Board member Megan Dawson urges people to enter fair exhibits. "We...

 

Between the Stacks

The Library would like to give a big thank you to Deb Niedermeyer for her wonderful QuickBooks workshop last week. The workshop was funded by the Montana Department of Transportation DBE program. Thank you so much Shannon! There was a great turn out...

 

Celebrating 100 years

It didn't take long for a large crowd to gather last Saturday at the 100th Anniversary Celebration at Cardwell School. Shortly after 10:30 a.m., the school gymnasium was packed with former students,...

 

Frontier Days Packs the Fun

There was a huge crowd last week for the Frontier Days celebration in Whitehall. Pictured is some of the fun that took place July 27 and 28. See more about Frontier Days in the print edition of the...

 

In the eye of the artist: A moment captured in time

In 2015 Michele Franich and Kerry Kraha launched a dream of a Community Art Show and the first two person show was held. Soon Michelle Tebay was added to the roster which grew rapidly to 30 artists...

 

"Love's Labour's Lost entertains Whitehall

Dear gentle and kindly citizens of the township of Whitehall gather round for I have a tale to tell of vows and scheming and cunning and love. T'was a mellow day the day of the 28th of July when the...

 

Frontier Days packs busy schedule

It's once again time for Frontier Days in Whitehall. The popular annual event is scheduled for Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28 in downtown Whitehall. One of the many organizers, Chamber of Comme...

 

Hunt selected Grand Marshal

Anyone lucky enough to have met Ronald Hunt will know just how deserving he is of being selected as the 2018 Whitehall Frontier Days Grand Marshal. For decades, Hunt has volunteered numerous hours to help those in need and for the betterment of his c...

 

Two new events Friday

Two new Frontier Days events could provide a huge boost to Friday attendance. The Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performance of Love's Labour's Lost is scheduled for Friday, July 28 at 6 p.m. in...

 

Belladonna Beaver the Dugout Canoe

It took nearly three months of sawing, chopping, planing, grinding, and sanding to turn a 10,000-pound Douglas fir log into a 500-pound dugout canoe. Tom Elpel of Pony long dreamed of making a dugout...

 

Cougar finds a home

In a little over a month, students from past and present will come together for the Cardwell School 100th Anniversary Celebration. Among the former students is Buzz Cowdrey of Bozeman who started...

 

Fiber Festival next week

The Copper K Fiber Festival, held now for a second year at the Copper K Barn in Whitehall is working on bringing public awareness to not only the fiber arts as an art form or handicraft, but...

 

Above, Kyle Huss has some fun Monday at the Whitehall Community Pool. Below, Charlotte Huss gets ready to swim.

A fundraiser that will last until Frontier Days will help raise money for the Whitehall Community Pool. Pool officials are raffling a new Toro 22" Recycler Lawn Mower. Manager Allissa Christensen said the money raised will help with the upkeep of...

 

Rotary making changes to annual dinner

The Whitehall Rotary Club is making some changes to their annual community dinner. This year's brunch/dinner has been scheduled for July 29 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rotarian Ed Handl said they are...

 

Postmaster Resignation from 1890

"Major" E. G. Brooke is a well-known member of our Whitehall historical figures group. He came to the Jefferson Valley in the late 1860's, ran a stage stop on what is now the Whitetail road, was a member of two territorial and one state legislature,...

 

Tom and Helen Carey celebrate 60th anniversary

Tom and Helen Carey celebrated 60 years of marriage last week with a huge gathering at the ranch. Their kids, all eight of them and their spouses, organized a 'surprise' party for them. All those...

 
 By Arcylle Shaw    Community    July 5, 2018

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Visitors at the Jefferson Valley Museum are greeted with tubs of flowers from Wagner's Nursery. It looked like 'effort' to get them unloaded and situated for all to enjoy. The Museum is a grateful recipient of Wagner's generosity. Last week Nancy...

 

Youth Dynamics seeks local homes

With a steady rise in the number of Montana youth in foster care, the need for foster homes has grown exponentially. Youth Dynamics, a Montana based non-profit children's agency, is hoping to find more foster homes in the Whitehall area. Lily Hawks,...

 

3 Finish "Hot Hamburger" Challenge

The K Bar and Grill hosted a special a special "Hot Hamburger" Challenge last week. A total of eight local residents tried their best to take down the hamburger that featured "Carolina Reaper"...

 

Shelter added at fishing pond

A new addition will be quite the asset to the Piedmont Family Fishing Pond. Last week an all-concrete picnic shelter was delivered and set up at the site two miles from downtown Whitehall. According...

 

Between the Stacks

This week we enjoyed dancing and tumbling with the Christensen School of Dance on Wednesday. Allissa and her crew brought mats and let everyone tryout different types of tumbling. There was also a dance demonstration for everyone! The puppets are...

 

Big turnout at fundraiser

A power outage Saturday evening did not prevent the local community from coming together in unison at the Erik Todd Benefit at the Whitehall Community Center. Cara Sacry who helped with the event...

 

Erik Todd fundraiser Saturday

It will be a great time for a great cause this Saturday at the Whitehall Community Center with the Erik Todd Benefit fundraiser scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. The event will raise money for the former longtime Cardwell resident who suffered a seriou...

 

8th graders promoted to Whitehall High School

As the Whitehall High School Class of the 2018 ventures out into the world, a new class in ready to start their journey. The Class of 2022 took their first steps to earning their diplomas at last...

 

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