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JLDC Moves Forward with Western Legacy Center Building Purchase

The Jefferson Local Development Corporation (JLDC) voted 6-2 on Wednesday, September 21 to purchase the Rogers Building (3 Whitetail Rd), in which to house the Western Legacy Center (WLC). In June the JLDC had pulled out of negotiations to purchase t...

 

Jefferson County Candidate Forum October 27

The Lower Jefferson River Watershed Committee and the Whitehall Ledger are, again, sponsoring a Candidate Forum for the competitive races in Jefferson County for the November election. The forum will be held Thursday, October 27, 2022, in the Borden...

 
 By BROOKE STROYKE    News    September 28, 2022 

Governor Visits LaHood Construction Site

Continuing his 56 County Tour in Broadwater and Jefferson counties, Governor Greg Gianforte highlighted the strength of Montana's workforce, meeting with small business owners and employees, first...

 

Trojan Homecoming Week!

The Whitehall Trojans Homecoming festivities are in full swing, so don't miss out on a single moment to show your support to your hometown team! The Whitehall JMG classes have done a campus cleanup...

 

Scarecrow Contest Accepting Registrations!

The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce is now accepting registrations for the first annual Whitehall Scarecrow Contest! The first 30 businesses to register will be eligible to win prizes - the Judge's...

 

Azheimer's Forum on September 27th

An Alzheimer’s Community Forum will be hosted by the Whitehall Community Library on Tuesday, September 27 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Join the forum for a listening session on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and memory loss. This forum is designed...

 

Hunters Ed Begins Thursday

Hunters Education taught and coordinated by Dave Cole, will begin on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 PM at the Cardwell School gym. Participants may register online at register-ed.com/events/view/187410. Please print and bring all necessary paperwork...

 

Flu Vaccine Clinics Begin Throughout County

The Jefferson County Health Department has started to receive its flu vaccine and is scheduling patients in Whitehall, Boulder, and Clancy. Vaccination clinics will be held in Whitehall on Tuesdays from 1 PM to 3:30 PM, in Boulder on Wednesdays from...

 

Haunted House Begins Building

Whitehall’s Screams Come True is now in its fourth year, and as of Tuesday, September 20, has begun building in the Whitehall Community Center. The 2022 event will feature the scarier than scary haunted house, the freaky hay maze, and - new this...

 

Classical Music at Star Theatre October 8

Whitehall non-profit Gold Junction Presents is bringing an evening of classical music to the Star Theatre on Saturday, October 8 at 7 PM. This program is free to the public; donations are accepted and appreciated. Members of the Bozeman Symphony...

 

Whitehall: On the Scene Heroes

Editor's note: True heroes in Whitehall exist. On Monday, September 19 the Ledger received the following email and photos. The Ledger thanks Brant for sharing the story with everyone. Thank you,...

 

TO THE PEOPLE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY: Why You Won't See Me on the Campaign Trail

To the people of Jefferson County: I want to thank you for your support in the Primary Election, I really appreciate you. As we get closer to the General Election in November you will not see any...

 

Town Council Meeting Quiet as Whitehall Plans For Winter Prepping

The September meeting of the Whitehall Town Council saw many standard reports and little controversy as the Town heads into the colder months. Whitehall Public Works Director Kory Klapan said Town workers would begin blowing out sprinklers at the...

 

Whitehall VFW/American Legion Gun Show This Weekend at Community Center

The Whitehall Veterans Annual Fall Gun Show will be held Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18 at the Whitehall Community Center, located at 11 N. Division Street in Whitehall. The daily hours are Friday from 1 PM to 6 PM, Saturday from...

 

Whitehall WTIF Master Plan Public Meeting Slated for September 22nd

A public meeting gathering final comments on the Whitehall Tax Increment Fund (WTIF) Master Plan will take place from 5:30 PM until 7 PM on September 22 at Whitehall Community Center (north side). The final review draft of the Master Plan is...

 

Remaining Reimagining Rural Sessions at Western Legacy Center or Via Zoom

Citizens of 16 rural Montana communities are invited to participate in the third annual Reimagining Rural virtual gathering set for three evenings this fall. Reimagining Rural is a program offered through Montana State University Extension that...

 

Juggling Workshop Seeking Participants Ages 9-99 September 20 & 23 at Star

Would you like to learn how to walk on a tightwire? Or maybe someday swing on a trapeze? Or perhaps bounce a soccer ball on your head forever - or maybe on your foot? All while juggling at the same time? While riding a unicycle would you like to...

 

Madison Buffalo Jump State Park to Host Flying Buffalo Project Event This Saturday

Madison Buffalo Jump State Park will host a free event this month celebrating the history of the site through arts, crafts, and other activities for families. The Flying Buffalo Project event will be Saturday, September 10, from 10 AM to 4 PM near...

 

Montana Hunting & Conservation Groups Solidify Court Standing in Legal Defense of Elk Management

A District Court judge has ruled that a coalition of Montana hunting and conservation groups can intervene in a lawsuit that attempts to upend game management in Montana. Tenth Judicial District Court Judge Heather Perry granted the groups’ motion...

 
 By LEAH LEWIS    News    September 7, 2022

Jefferson County Allocates ARPA Funds to Support Small Agricultural Producers

Farming and ranching during the COVID-19 pandemic may have appeared to be “business as usual” with the trusty livestock producer continuing to feed animals and water their crops. However, just below the surface in 2020 was a storm of negative...

 

Whitehall Chamber of Commerce Invites Community Members to Reimagine Whitehall's Future

Whitehall has been selected to participate in the 2022 Reimagining Rural Virtual Gathering which is designed to bring some fresh ideas about how to create a vibrant future for rural communities across Montana. It has been a challenging year and...

 
 By KALEENA MILLER    News    August 31, 2022

One Time $5,000 ARPA Grants Available to Food Commodity Producers

Jefferson County commissioners have allocated American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for a one-time $5,000 grant to food commodity producers that sold at least $2,500 in 2020. To qualify for the grant, the business or individual must employ less than...

 

Whitehall Daycare Project Receives $579,397 Grant from Montana DPHHS

Whitehall’s childcare project, spearheaded by Jefferson Local Development Corporation, has garnered a $579,397 grant from the Montana Department of Health and Human Services. The Early Childhood and Family Support Division is partnering with 31...

 

Whitehall Chamber Board Member Businesses Honored at JLDC Banquet

At the annual Jefferson Local Development Corporation awards banquet, held Wednesday, August 17 in Boulder, two of Whitehall's Chamber of Commerce Board member businesses were honored, Settings by...

 

Whitehall Sustainability Committee Funds "Let's Play Whitehall!" Playground Project

The Whitehall Sustainability Committee is pleased to announce that Nevada Gold mines, operating locally as Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine, has approved and funded its first project via the grant process vetted by the Whitehall Sustainability...

 

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