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Reviving Tupper's Lake so It Can Thrive

Reviving Tupper's Lake so It Can Thrive

SEELEY LAKE - The Nature Conservancy (TNC), with the help of partners and local contractors, are working on the Clearwater-Blackfoot Project, 117,152 acres of land acquired in the Blackfoot Valley...

New Benches Installed Along Highway 83 Trail

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Foundation (SLCF) replaced the six wooden benches along the trail paralleling Highway 83 with steel-framed benches made of old skis. This is one of three...

Anderson Construction - Custom Log & Frame Homes

Goal: Owner Josh Anderson of Anderson Construction's goal is to do quality work for a reasonable cost. History: Anderson has worked in the construction business for 21 years. While working for other...

What You Should Know Before Getting a License to Carry

SWAN VALLEY - The National Rifle Association (NRA) has developed a motto recently, "The only thing that is going to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." Condon resident and local...

Holland Falls - Trail No. 416

Directions: Turn east off Highway 83 near mile marker 35 onto Holland Lake Road. Stay to the left at all road junctions. After passing the Day Use Area and Campground, the road comes to a dead end...

Seeley Hosts Girls Basketball Tournament

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Invitational Girls Basketball Tournament was held Friday and Saturday, June 24-25 at Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) and Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) School. The tournament...

Saved by SPOT™

SEELEY LAKE - Every year search and rescue crews are called into the backcountry to find recreationists who have gone missing or found themselves in trouble. Carrying a SPOT™ tracker offers peace...

Outdoor Burning by Permit Closed for Fire Season

MISSOULA - Due to forecasted high temperatures without precipitation to abate fire danger, the Missoula County Fire Protection Association (MCFPA), in conjunction with federal, state and local wildland fire suppression agencies, the Missoula County...

The Benefits of Vitamin D

One of the best things about living in Seeley Lake is the abundance of outside activities available. My favorite outdoor activities are hiking and kayaking. While we are outside getting active, our...

Montana Private Land Conservation: It All Starts With People Around a Kitchen Table

It all started at a kitchen table in the Blackfoot Valley. Back around 1970. Local folks like us, including our good friend and neighbor Bill Potter. Worried about increasing recreational pressure...

Technology in Rural Montana

Jack and Belinda Rich currently run the Rich Ranch in Seeley Lake, Mont. with family and friends. The Rich family have shared their love for rural culture in Montana's outdoors for more than 40...

America's Electric Grid - Adapting for the Future

For most of us, it is hard to imagine a life without electricity, yet behind your light switch exists one of the greatest infrastructure systems ever built. Our nation's electric grid traces its...

God's People Take Note

It has been said of our country that we are a Christian nation. Do we, then, stand strong together to honor God in all we do? In our Pledge of Allegiance, the words “one nation under God” mean we should all be united, allowing God to be our...

Joseph Baumgardner 1963 ~ 2016

SEELEY LAKE - Joe passed away unexpectedly on May 22 at the age of 53, in Meadview, Ariz. Joe is survived by his loving parents John and Opal Baumgardner of Meadview; sister Ruth (Steve) Lantz of...

Sue Eckstein 1955 ~ 2016

SEELEY LAKE - Sue Ellen Eckstein, age 61, passed away, on June 21, 2016 at 4:24 p.m. after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 18, 1955 in Massillon, Ohio to the late Robert L. Green and Z. ...

Upcoming Events Calendar

June 30 Seeley-Swan Medical Center Celebrates 45 Years Birthday Bash, 6:30pm, Seeley-Swan Medical Center July 2 Ladies Luncheon, 12pm, Condon Community Church July 2 Glacier Produce, 10am-3pm, Next...