Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 7/23/1997
July 27, 2022
July 23, 1997
Whitehall’s biggest weekend of the year, the tandem events of Frontier Days and the Whitehall All-Class Reunion was planned for July 25-27. Close to 600 WHS alumni and hundreds more rodeo fans, parade lovers, craft shoppers, and interested residents and tourists were anticipated to make it one of the most memorable in Whitehall history.
Lightning touched off two small fires west of Whitehall Sunday evening. One lightning strike set a single tree afire on land administered by the Bureau of Land Management, near Whiskey Gulch, nine miles west of Whitehall and south of Interst...