Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 7/15/1998
July 19, 2023
JULY 15, 1998
The suspect in the Jefferson Valley Baptist Church fire was charged with two counts of felony arson in Montana District Court on July 14 and was expected to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before a trial date would be scheduled.
Golden Sunlight Mine announced on July 9 that it received formal approval from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to expand current operations, extending the mine’s expected life by seven years.
Christopher Lerman, a 14-year-old Whitehall youth, pled “not true” to felony arson charges stemming from the Whitehall Railroad Depot fire...