Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 9/2/1998


A lightning-strike fire near the Jefferson River shortly before midnight on Saturday night, August 29 burned approximately 160 acres, forced a one-day closure of Lewis & Clark Caverns, and took the collective efforts of close to 150 firefighters to control. Linda Williams, information officer for the Greer Gulch Fire, said the fire started about 11:30 PM on private land, about 1.25 miles northeast of Highway 2 and the Lewis & Clark State Park Campground.

Tony Nix of Whitehall has pled guilty to felony assault and criminal endangerment stemming from a domestic dispute on March...


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