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Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 9/9/1998


Smoldering cottonwood tree limbs erupted into a full blaze at the Whitehall dump on Tuesday, September 1 and county officials were considering a range of options to prevent a repeat incident.

Moist cool air and scattered rain showers on Labor Day dampened the emergency fire threat in southwestern Montana, and crews at the Bear Gulch fire south of Whitehall were pulled off the fire on September 6th.

Augie Brower and Jackson Truckle were selected to perform at the 1998 Montana High School All-State Music Festival at the University of Montana-Missoula in October. Brower, who pla...


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