Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 7/16/1997
July 20, 2022
July 16, 1997
The Whitehall Town Council approved spending an additional $9,300 on the water improvement project to replace two old water lines that broke on July 7 and July 9. The two old cast iron water lines, one behind the Town Hall and the other at Legion Avenue and Railroad Street, ruptured when the new water tank began to fill and increased pressure throughout the town’s water distribution system.
The Bureau of Land Management was working on a habitat project in the Toll Mountain area about 13 miles west of Whitehall. Most of the small trees on these units were to be slashed during...