Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 4/7/1997
April 20, 2022
April 17, 1997
Casino Night, the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department annual fundraiser, was under investigation by the Montana Department of Justice regarding a complaint filed by Holly Stratton of Whitehall alleging improper actions during Casino Night. The complaint was divided into two parts: 1) apparently involved alleged fraud associated with one dealer, one table, and one group of players; and 2) possible permit, procedural and administrative violations by the department. Other legal questions included the legality of blackjack and whether the town or the fire department obtained the...