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Prescribed Fires Planned on Local Districts

SEELEY LAKE & SWAN VALLEY – Ranger Districts on the Lolo and Flathead National Forests are planning to conduct multiple fall season prescribed fire projects, when weather, fuel conditions and air quality is favorable. Burning is expected to start...

Remembering Mr. Nelson

SEELEY LAKE - It's been 20 years this Sept. 30, since the unsolved murder of seventh and eighth-grade teacher Cliff Nelson. His 20-year tenure at Seeley Lake Elementary came to an end that night but ...

Seeley Lake Man Picked Up On Charges in Tennessee

JACKSON, TENN. - After a two-month investigation, with the assistance of federal law enforcement agencies, 54 year old William Farrell Russell of Seeley Lake was arrested at a residence in Jackson, Tenn. on 20 counts of Distributing, Possessing, or...

Swan River Draft Floodplain Updates Presented to Community

SWAN VALLEY - Staff from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) and Missoula County presented information to Swan Valley residents about the proposed updates to the Swan River Floodplain and the impacts to individual...

Bear Activity Continues in Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE – In the last couple of weeks there have been several bear sightings, one black bear killed in Dogtown and another broke into a car at the Tamaracks Resort. Montana Fish, Wildlife and...

Blackhawks Take on the Falcons

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks hosted the Twin Bridges Falcons Sept. 23. The Blackhawks defense came out strong forcing the Falcons to punt on their opening drive. When the Blackhawks...

Community Briefs

Swan Valley AARP Meeting Oct. 3 SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Chapter of AARP monthly meeting will be held at 12 p.m. at the Swan Valley Community Hall Monday, Oct. 3. Potluck lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. The program will begin at 1:30 p.m.,...

Lower Speed Limit Approved for Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE - A two-year saga came to a successful conclusion when the Montana Transportation Commission granted virtually all of the requested speed limit reductions that the Seeley Lake Community Council had petitioned for. The Commission’s...

Apology for the Ruckus Caused by Fielder's Presentation

SWAN VALLEY - As a resident of Senator Jennifer Fielder’s county - Sanders - I wish to apologize to all the logically inclined people of Condon for the ruckus she created last week. Here, in Sanders County, we know what kind of misrepresentations...

Understanding Air Quality Messages on SLE's Electronic Sign

SEELEY LAKE - With the abundance of wood and no natural gas pipeline in the area, many businesses and residents of Seeley Lake use wood stoves as an affordable heating option. Unfortunately, winter...

Stream Wishing Within a Knight's Heart in Dragon's Valley

I sit near Morrell Creek trying to think of a prompt I hear a name that the water whispers to me and allows my Imagination to fly on the wings of my broken heart And my eyes see the scales that are...

Life in the Valley

Living in a valley, as we do here in Seeley Lake, one comes to appreciate both the beautiful scenery of the surrounding mountains and the shelter from the high winds that are so often a part of life on the plains. And as in life, the mountain top...

American Lands Council – Best Interest for Montana or Front for Special Interest Groups?

SWAN VALLEY – Tuesday, Sept. 20 I attended the meeting at the Condon Community Center. The American Land Council presented their reasons for the transfer of Federal land to State control. The representatives Jennifer Fielder and Kerry White put...

Carol Joyce Boyd 1932 ~ 2016

OVANDO - Carol Joyce Boyd gave unconditional love and caring to those that she touched in this world. She gave without expectation of anything in return leading an extraordinary life of courage. Her...

SPC Parcell Graduates from Airborne Training

CONDON - SPC Rincon R. Parcell, 2006 graduate from Seeley-Swan High School from Condon, graduated from Airborne (Parachute Jump) Training with the 1st Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment in ...

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...