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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...

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

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...

 

WTIF board accepting 2020 applications

The Whitehall Tax Increment Financing District (WTIF) will begin accepting applications July 1 for their 2020 grant cycle. Formed in 2012, the WTIF is an Urban Renewal program created to foster the revitalization and economic development of the...

 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: June 1920

One-hundred years ago, Whitehall was a growing community with new businesses opening, existing ones being sold and some closing – kind of like today. In business news, Carl Smith has sold his interest in the Smith Garage to Harry Huber. Walter...

 

Deadline for Community Garage Sale Map June 23

The deadline is nearing to reserve a spot on the map for the annual Whitehall Community Garage Sale. The garage sale will take place Saturday, June 27 and the deadline to be included on the map is...

 

Local students help clean bike park

Gunner South can remember a trip to the Whitehall Bike Park that resulted in many crashes due to what he described as holes and rocks. South and his friend Dean Valov both recently decided they...

 
 By Staff Report    Community    June 3, 2020

Whitehall Farmers' Market Opening June 20

The Whitehall Farmers' Market & Open Air Street Market is set to open on Saturday, June 20th. The market hours for this season are 9 a.m. to-Noon. Vendor spaces are $5/day and are first-come,...

 
 By Arlene Weber    Community    June 3, 2020

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years Of Preserving The Past

The large barn that is known as the Jefferson Valley Museum began its history in 1914 as the Ike Pace Barn. Pace and Frank Wyne began a dairy business there in 1915. It was known as The Sanitary...

 

Loomis is 2020 Valedictorian

On the first day of her freshman year in the fall of 2016, Madison Loomis had her sights set on becoming the 2020 Whitehall High School Valedictorian. Earlier this year, school officials informed...

 

Antique Appraisal May 30 at Museum

Local antique appraiser, Roger Richmond, will conduct an appraisal at the Jefferson Valley Museum at 303 S. Division, in Whitehall, on Saturday, May 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This will be a fundraiser for the Museum which is celebrating its...

 

Local writer publishes second book

What started at out as a "goofy poem" has now turned into two published books and a third on the way for Whitehall based writer Shirley Baustian. After publishing the children's book "Good Friends" in 2017, Baustian recently received the published...

 
 By Holly Harper    Community    May 20, 2020

WHS Class of 2010 Raising Funds for Whitehall School District

The Whitehall Class of 2010 has decided to cancel the upcoming ten-year reunion and repurpose those funds to benefit Whitehall Schools. Senior class officers are senior class officers unto death, and so the same individuals who planned the 2010...

 

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