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So many fun things going on this week and next, I almost don't know where to start! Thursday, Sept. 17 is Sweet Tea Tales at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to submit their favorite "Fall Fun Feast" recipe. Just remember that servings must be... Full story

 

Whitehall Schools celebrate Homecoming

It's Homecoming Week in Whitehall with a variety of activities planned on campus. According to WHS Principal Melissa Robbins, students will be participating in dress-up days, playing in an indoor...

 

JLDC announces award winners

The Jefferson Local Development Corporation (JLDC) usually hosts an annual dinner meeting in August to celebrate economic and community development activities over the past year in Jefferson County and to recognize outstanding county businesses. The... Full story

 

Main Street Green: New 'Event Park' in Downtown Whitehall

It was a special night last Thursday in downtown Whitehall with the official unveiling of Main Street Green. The special ceremony honored those who have helped make the new "Event Park" that will soon... Full story

 

JVEMSR Ambulance Service Feels the Love

"This is for the ambulance folks, right? Keep the change." At Saturday's yard sale for the ambulance service, those words were said repeatedly. The five-hour yard sale earned over $400 and reaffirmed...

 

Rotary Provides Hand Sanitizer to WHS

Members of the Whitehall Rotary club prepared hand sanitizer in August for distribution to the local volunteer fire department and the Whitehall schools. Ed Handl, Millie Baycroft, and Arlene Weber mixed and bottled the mixture of isopropyl alcohol...

 

Local Vets lead Highway Marker Memorial Program

Dale McGee, US Army veteran, and Bill Brazil, US Navy veteran, members of the Whitehall American Legion Post 24 have been instrumental in managing the Montana American Legion White Cross Highway...

 

Between the Stacks

This week we will have two great PBS programs! Wednesday, August 26th at 10:30 a.m. Deanna Mydland will be here to do a special Story Time with all her wonderful PBS centers. On Thursday, August 27th, she will be back to do Odd Squad Math camps at...

 

Museum Annual Meeting Rescheduled for September 3

The Jefferson Valley Museum's Annual Meeting, originally scheduled for April 2nd, has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 3, 2020. It will be held at the Star Theatre with appropriate guidelines...

 

Chamber Hosting August 19 event

After hosting the annual Frontier Days celebration in July, the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce is moving forward with plans for the Fall Festival. They are also hosting a special "Hot Summer Nights event Wednesday, August 19. Chamber President John...

 

Whitehall students have 3 options for 2020-21

Whitehall students will have three options for attending school during the 2020-21 school year. According to information released from the district, students can return to campus for in-person learning on August 24, attend school through the...

 

Special hours at Lewis and Clark Caverns

Montana State Parks announces adjusted hours of operation and cavern tours at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, beginning Aug. 20, as the season begins to wind down. As of Aug. 20, the visitor... Full story

 

School district offering kindergarten readiness program

Enrollment is now open for the new Kindergarten Readiness Program in Whitehall. The program is for children who are at least four years old by September 10 and will take place during the week from 12:10 p.m. to 3:10 p.m. Whitehall Superintendent...

 

Final Sale for Fish Pond Tiles

August is the last month that the Whitehall Rotary Club will be selling engraved tiles at the historic fishpond in the center of town. The fishpond project was started in 2003 as the club's...

 

Farmers to Families Food Program offering free pork, chicken

In conjunction with the USDA Convoy of Hope and Farmers to Families Food Box program, several area churches, and Love Inc. of the Greater Whitehall Area will next week be providing free pork and chicken to local residents. According to Whitehall...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: July 1920 Part 2

It is mid-summer. Crops are growing and some are being harvested. School is only weeks away. The weather is hot and dry. Things were pretty much the same 100 years ago and then again they were quite different. Farmers in Waterloo are harvesting good...

 

Baker walking cross country to promote suicide awareness

On February 6, Clinton Baker departed from Inlet Beach, Florida on a nationwide walk to raise awareness about suicide. Five months and around 2,000 miles later, Baker made his way to Cardwell last...

 

Keeping tradition and the arts alive in Montana

The fourth annual Fiber Fest held at the Copper K Barn outside of Whitehall on July 18 and 19 got off the ground through the sheer determination of founders Kami Noyes and Betty Kujawa. Kami stated...

 

Frontier Days are bucking forward

The Whitehall Chamber is pleased and excited that Frontier Days plan of action and safety has been approved and the community wide event will indeed occur July 24 and 25. For obvious reasons, the...

 

District preps for 2020-21 school year

Whitehall School District Officials have been busy in anticipation of the 2020-21 school year. Superintendent Hannah Nieskens said a lot of planning has been in the works in conjunction with the Jefferson County Health Department – with the plans...

 

Whitehall Pool open for summer season

The Whitehall Community Swimming Pool is officially open for the season. The pool opened for the season July 7 and will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pool Manager Allissa...

 

Organization lends a helping hand

Sincerely Paul Feeding His Sheep is making a positive impact for residents of the Whitehall area. The 501c3 non-profit organization, whose mission statement is caring people caring for people and feeding the hungry through the love and compassion of...

 

Rotary Hosting July Blood Drive

The Whitehall Rotary Club is sponsoring a blood drive later this month. Vitalant Donor Recruitment Representative Shawn Muffich stressed the importance of the blood drive scheduled for July 14 from...

 

Busy Summer for Whitehall Project

We have much going on this summer. Here is a short summary of what we are doing. If you would like your land to be involved in any of this, please message us on our Whitehall Biological Weed Control Project Facebook page or call during normal... Full story

 

Community Garage Sale Saturday

Local residents will have plenty of chances to find a hidden gem this Saturday at the annual Whitehall Community Garage Sale. The event is scheduled for Saturday, June 27 and maps can be picked up...

 

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