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PIECES Framework – Thinking Beyond the Limits

PIECES Framework – Thinking Beyond the Limits

SEELEY LAKE – Many who drove by Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) early this summer read "The PIECES Framework is taking over the world" on the reader board. While the framework has yet to take over...

Grizzly Killed – Public Reminded to Secure Attractants

SWAN VALLEY - Labor Day weekend a 550-pound, black colored, male grizzly bear was hit and killed near mile marker 40 on Highway 83 N. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Game Warden Bill Koppen...

Finding Purpose Through Affecting the Next Generation

SEELEY LAKE & POTOMAC - Foster Grandparents and RSVP Tutors have the opportunity to share their gifts and talents and positively influence the education for local students. The Foster...

The Mystery of the Flamingos

SEELEY LAKE – Bob Deal's lawn in Poverty Flats south of Seeley Lake on Montana Highway 83 has become the hot spot for flamingos in the past couple of years. What started out as a gift of two...

Drivers Asked to Respect Private Property on South Canyon

SEELEY LAKE – When Blaze Vandine purchased land on upper South Canyon Drive 16 years ago he thought he was going to be living on a private road. However since lower South Canyon Drive is not...

Fatal Crash Claims Life of Congressional Libertarian Candidate

POTOMAC - At approximately 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, Michael C. Fellows, age 59 of Missoula, Mont., was involved in a head on collision at mile marker 16.5 on Highway 200. Fellows died at the scene. The person in the other involved vehicle was...

Hwy 200 Storage Units Broken Into

GREENOUGH – The storage units located beside Montana Highway 200 east of the Clear Water Alliance Church were broken into within the last week. Other storage units in Seeley Lake and Condon have been broken into within the past couple of months....

Lynch Brings Variety of Experience to Second Grade

SEELEY LAKE – Second grade teacher Erin Lynch is new to Seeley Lake, but not to Montana or to teaching. Lynch grew up in Havre, Mont., got her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and a...

Rural Montana Deserves a Winner – Vote Marx

I am writing on behalf of rural Montana voters in the sparsely populated, rural House District 92 which runs from East Missoula to Condon. We are eager to have to have a strong voice in Montana’s state house. We deserve the best candidate with...

Voters Deserve a Good Debate

With the election season kicking into high gear I am sure everyone is waiting to see which candidates the Pathfinder's editors will endorse and what sides we will take on ballot issues. If that's...

Please Pause for Pets and People

So all you wonderful people out there who help us so much by bringing baked goods, here we go again on Oct. 21, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Cory’s Valley Market. The Ed Jackson Fund is running low as we have helped many people with their dogs and cats....

Get Something Done - Get Addrien Marx  

SEELEY LAKE - Our small community of Seeley Lake brings together many big interests: the timber industry, recreationists and cabin owners, the Forest Service, real estate and other businesses. I’ve known Addrien Marx as a friend and owner of the...

A 1905 Horseback Ride to the Top of the Kootenai Mountains

Margaret MacDonald visited her Aunt Isabelle and Uncle Dr. Robert Gordon in August 1905 at the Gordon Ranch. In a letter to her mother, Margaret eloquently described a horseback ride to a mountain pass Margaret refers to as Gordon Pass in the...

Upcoming Events Calendar

Sept. 22 Carol Boyd Celebration of Life, 2pm, Clear Water Alliance Church Sept. 23 Ovando Square Dance, 7-10pm, Ovando School Gym Sept. 24-25 Montana Mountain Mushers presents Canine Fun Days, 8am start, West Side Bypass Trailhead Sept. 24 Glacier...