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Governor Bullock Launches National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative

Condon Woman Charged with Burglary and Arson

SWAN VALLEY – Kaylie Charlton, 24-year-old from Condon, Mont., was arrested Aug. 15 on several counts including burglary, assaulting a peace officer and carrying a concealed weapon. Since her arrest, she has also been charged with arson after...

Community Briefs

CORRECTION from Aug. 18 Issue SEELEY LAKE - In the story “Teague’s Steer Earns More Than $25,000 for Memorial Scholarship,” that ran front page in the Aug. 18 issue of the Pathfinder, Riverside Contracting of Missoula purchased the steer. The...

Governor Bullock Launches National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative

SEELEY LAKE – Governor Steve Bullock launched the National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative in his capacity as Chair of the Western Governors' Association (WGA) at Pyramid Mountain...

SSHS Expansion on Target

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board of directors will conduct a Public Hearing on the creation of sub-districts as provided for in Montana Code Annotated 7-13-2349. The purpose of sub-district creation, as outlined in the proposed...

Candidate Wants Condon to Have More Voice; Emergency Services Comments on Forest Service Plan

SWAN VALLEY - Republican candidate for the Missoula County Board of Commissioners Todd Geery of Bonner, Mont. spoke at the Swan Valley Community Council (SVCC) meeting Aug. 16. Swan Valley Fire Chief Randy Williams and Quick Response Unit (QRU)...

Revised Funding, Less Strings

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer Board signed a letter of intent to meet revised conditions for funding from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (RD). The board also voted to create sub districts in place of the current...

MDT Archeologist Demonstrates Flintkapping

OVANDO – With a piece of leather spread across his lap, Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Archaeologist Steve Platt repeatedly struck a piece of jet black obsidian rock with a chunk of...

Complaint Filed Over Alcohol and SLE Outside Discussed

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) Board received a formal complaint regarding the sale of alcohol on school grounds. SLE Outside store’s function and relationship to the school was also discussed at the Aug. 16 board meeting. Seeley...

Stable Isotopes and Grizzly Bears in the NCDE

Bears are well known omnivores. They are animals that eat both plant and animal matter including insects, plant matter, berries, tree cambium, fish and red meat. At the North American scale, a high degree of available foods appear on the bear menu....

Let Go of the Eggs

One year during our family Easter egg hunt, I set out to trap one of our kids. Oh the joys of being a father! I planned it with meticulous care and feeling confident, I put the most beautiful egg inside a small mouth canning jar and buried it...

Please Pause for Pets and People

Don’t forget to get your raffle tickets for the Crazy Quilt, made by Louise Cameron and embroidered by Margaret Sandor. The quilt is on display at Deer Country Quilts. Tickets are also available there. All proceeds benefit Paws Up Safe Home...

Elizabeth (Betsy) Casper 1947 ~ 2016

SEELEY LAKE - Part-time Seeley Lake resident Elizabeth (Betsy) Casper lost a valiant struggle to advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer this summer, one of the most virulent and lethal forms of...

Upcoming Events Calendar

Aug. 26 Shakespeare in the Park Richard III, 6-8pm, Double Arrow Grounds Aug. 27 Glacier Produce, 10am-3pm, Next to the Ice Cream Place, Seeley Lake Aug. 28 Seeley Lake Farmers' & Crafters'...