Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 9/3/1997
September 7, 2022
September 3, 1997
Work continued on installation and readying the new telecommunications equipment needed to eliminate long-distance charges on calls between customers in Butte, Anaconda, Opportunity, Warm Springs, and Whitehall. As of the middle of September, calls between these communities would be completed as local calls. There would no longer be a need to dial 1-406 before the phone number.
Five new teachers joined the hundreds of students during the first week of school in Whitehall. New to Whitehall were: Rod Stout, a new high school English/history teacher; Teresa Connelly, a high s...