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Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 2/11/1997

FEBRUARY 11, 1997

During the February 9th council meeting, a division between the Whitehall Town Council and Whitehall Mayor Dale Davis produced a standoff on the appointment of a town attorney. The council and mayor were unable to agree on a town attorney resulting in a chaotic legal and procedural situation. The meeting adjourned without a consensus on the town attorney position. Davis, in making his nomination to appoint Leonard Haxby, an attorney in Butte who owned property in the Whitehall area, said the mayor had the legal right to make town employee appointments. The council directed...


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