Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 1/21/1998
January 18, 2023
JANUARY 21, 1998
Tom Rice and Rice Ford, started by Tom’s father Ed in 1938, celebrates its 50th anniversary as an “informal, virtually no pressure approach to car sales.”
A mini crime wave swept over Whitehall with Jefferson River Auto (now Whitehall Auto Sales) reporting a break-in, a car parked at Patacini Tire (now Full Circle Tire) vandalized, and theft from cars parked at Ropers Lanes & Lounge and Town Pump announced over the weekend. In addition to these crimes, an attempted break-in was reported at Mountain West Automotive earlier in the month. Town Marshal Topper Giono was in...