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Western Legacy Center Updates President and Members of Montana Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame

The Western Legacy Center (WLC) is off to a strong start in 2023, having closed on the Roberts Building at the end of 2022 and now preparing for demolition and creation of the museum aspect of the...

 

Sustainability Grant Deadline Approaching

The Whitehall Sustainability Committee (WSC), with oversight from Golden Sunlight Mine, was formed in 2022 to help Golden Sunlight rank community projects in the Whitehall area by a local advisory group. The project funding cycle is once again open...

 

Chamber Holds First 2023 Business After Hours, Introduces Goals for Year

Over fifty local business owners and Whitehall residents attended the Whitehall Chamber’s first Business After Hours of 2023, held at the Borden’s conference room on Wednesday, January 12. New Pre...

 
 By JOHN KREIS    News    January 18, 2023

Murals Project Receives Exciting Grant

The Whitehall Murals Project, spearheaded by the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce, is excited to announce that it has received a tremendous, helpful grant from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington...

 

Swearing In

New Sheriff Tom Grimsrud swears in his deputies, as well as new Undersheriff James Everett....

 

Town Council Updates Rec Complex Bylaws in First Untelevised Meeting of 2023

After a highly commented public work session on Wednesday, January 4, many thought the January Town Council meeting on Monday, January 9 would be crowded as well. However, the room held the standard number of attendees as per usual, though obviously...

 
 By RON JUNG    News    January 11, 2023

Rec Board Working Session Brings in Vocal Crowd

It was standing room only Wednesday night in the Whitehall Council Chambers as the Whitehall Town Council conducted a working session concerning the Recreation Board members and the grounds. The...

 
 By New York Times    News    January 4, 2023

New York Times "Best of '22" Lists

BEST TV SHOWS • Abbott Elementary (ABC) • Atlanta (FX) • Better Call Saul (AMC) • Better Things (FX) • The Good Fight (Paramount+) • Los Espookys (HBO) • What We Do in Shadows (FX) • High School (Freevee) • The Jan. 6 Committee...

 

Ledger Editor's "Best of 2022" List

BEST TV SHOWS • Wednesday (Netflix) • The Midnight Club (Netflix) BEST MOVIES • Top Gun: Maverick (HBO) • Scream (most platforms) • Smile (most platforms) BEST SONGS • Elle King, “Feelin’ Alright” • Lizzo, “About Damn Time...

 
 By CBS NEWS    News    January 4, 2023

CBS Top News By Month 2022

January: The James Webb Space Telescope entered orbit. The telescope has since yielded a series of stunning images of deep space. February: Russia invaded Ukraine, igniting a bloody conflict now in its tenth month. March: Researchers discovered the...

 

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...

 

Investigation Dismantles Butte Drug Trafficking Organization with Ties to the Sinaloa Cartel

Many in Whitehall were aware of police activity several weeks ago at the Whitehall Post Office. However, until now, details of the event could not be released. At a press confference on Thursday,...

 

The Whitehall Ledger Has Moved to 405 West Legion

After nearly four decades at 15 West Legion, the Whitehall Ledger vacated the space on December 20, 2022, for its new home at 405 West Legion. Where is that? many have already asked. Some know it as the Headstart building, others as the wrestling...

 

Tensions High Regarding Rec Complex

Tensions were high, though everyone kept their cool at the December Town Council meeting, held Monday, December 12 at the Town Hall. Representatives of the Whitehall Saddle Club (WSC) were in the audience, waiting to comment on the Council’s determ...

 

4-Day School Week Survey Results Announced

The hot topic of discussion at the December Whitehall School Board meeting, held Monday, December 13, was the results of the 4-day school week survey. Superintendent Hannah Nieskens presented the following information, collected from the survey,...

 

Jefferson County Input Needed

Headwaters RC&D is currently working on the five-year update to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and needs your help. The CEDS is a document that is updated every five years for the Economic Development Administration. By...

 

Whitehall Christmas Festival This Weekend

Christmas Festival week is here! We have many activities happening this week, something for everyone! From December 1 through 24 we have the Elfie Selfie contest for children 0-18. Find a “Chamber” elf in a business, take your picture with...

 
 By PAUL GANNON    News    December 7, 2022

MSU Seeks Elementary Teachers for Six-Week Paid Summer STEM Experience

Montana State University is recruiting elementary school teachers for a summer program that offers hands-on research experiences and fresh ideas for bringing science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM, into their classrooms. Teachers will...

 
 By BETHEL WAGNER    News    December 7, 2022

Holiday Open House at Sage Wellness Center

The team at Sage Wellness Center is pleased to announce that we will be opening our doors and hosting a Holiday Open House on Friday, December 16th from 4-8 p.m. at our office located at 330 Highway 2 East. The Whitehall community is invited to stop...

 

Permit Required to Salvage Vehicle-Killed Deer, Elk, Moose and Antelope

Anyone wanting to salvage a road-killed deer, elk, moose are antelope must obtain a Vehicle-Killed Wildlife Salvage Permit. These are available at no cost and must be obtained within 24 hours of the time a person takes an animal into their possession...

 

Whitehall's Christmas Events Begin Next Wednesday, Carry Through Weekend

The holidays are upon us and Whitehall is a bustling place to be in the upcoming weeks! Don’t miss out on all the fun, which begins on Wednesday, the 8th, and leads right up to Christmas and New Years! MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 and WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7:...

 

Star Theatre Offering Multiple Holiday Movies in December

The Star Theatre is busting out the best of the best Christmas movies and is offering them to all in December! The free Christmas series begins with Scrooged on Thursday, December 8th, continues with It’s a Wonderful Life on Thursday, December...

 
 By MARTA VARELA    News    November 23, 2022

Here Come the Holidays: Montana Style

Snow is falling, the air is crisp, day by day more twinkling lights appear, and kids are trying hard to behave; all signs of Christmas drawing near. As soon as that spirit hits, there's a Santa...

 

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