Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 11/5/1997
November 9, 2022
November 5, 1997
Dale Davis won two of three wards and was elected mayor of Whitehall on November 4th in an election that saw a 72 percent voter turnout and a mixed message from voters. Davis clearly won the mayoral race, beating second-place finisher Bill Baycroft 217-174.
In another stunning development in the Whitehall water improvement project, the Montana Attorney General issued an opinion that largely sided with the project opponents, suggesting Whitehall residents should have been awarded a public vote on the project and concluded the District Court ruling should be reversed. The At...