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Articles from the January 5, 2017 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    January 5, 2017

Fighting the Epidemic of Teen Suicide

SEELEY LAKE – Missoula County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) is bringing the program "Say Something" to Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) Jan. 17 in an effort to break the stigma surrounding bullying and teen...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 5, 2017

Meyers Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage

SWAN VALLEY – Neil and Dixie Meyer of Salmon Prairie celebrated 60 years in marriage Dec. 14. They continue to live on their 160-acre property that they purchased when they were engaged, raising cat...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 5, 2017

Puck Drops This Weekend

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake turns hockey town Jan. 6-8 for the seventh annual Seeley Lake Pond Hockey (SLPH) Tournament. Much of the tournament remains the same. Again this year, participants and fans...

 
 By John Rice    Opinion    January 5, 2017

Shame on Commissioners

SEELEY LAKE - The Missoula County Commissioners have refused to give aid in preventing a gravel pit and asphalt plant that has been purposed for property on the Cottonwood Lakes Road. The Commissioners don’t seem to have any problem with these...

 

Ingredients for the dragon of my mind

I am from the heavy breathing, the feet slapping the track One lap, two laps, three laps, four. And I cross the finish line I am from the woods, the trees speaking to me as they dance to the beat of...

 

Social Self and Individual Self

As a follow-up to the previous article describing groups and collectives, I want to describe the differences between social Self and individual Self. A social Self is directly related to groups and...

 

Grants Available to Seeley Lake Non-profits

SEELEY LAKE - As part of its mission, the Seeley Lake Community Foundation (SLCF) endeavors to help charitable groups in Seeley Lake fund projects to benefit the community. In this capacity, the SLCF strives to be a community resource and catalyst fo...

 

Bullying, Suicide Prevention at Next Council Meeting

SEELEY LAKE - Next Monday, Jan. 9, the Seeley Lake Community Council meeting promises an ambitious agenda. Sheriff Deputy Mike Sunderland will talk about the office’s “Say Something” project, which seeks to address bullying, its devastating...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 5, 2017

Exploring Ecology and Community-based Conservation

SWAN VALLEY – Since the early 2000s, Northwest Connections (NwC) led a two-month course called Landscapes and Livelihood. It introduced college students from all over the country to ecology and...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 5, 2017

Time to Volunteer?

National media outlets have reported in the last few years a "volunteer crisis" where the perfect storm of circumstances has left entire communities with no emergency medical technicians (EMT) or...

 
 By Dr. Todd Fife    News    January 5, 2017

Influenza Season is Upon Us

In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria is so prevalent that when someone presents with fever and body aches, they are presumed to have malaria until proven otherwise. It's kind of the same here during...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 5, 2017

Bender Puts Small Dot on World Map

SEELEY LAKE – A photograph taken at Seeley Lake Campground by Laurie Bender made the #YondersOfTheYear2016 for the month of December. Bender, who was raised in Seeley Lake, was excited to see her...

 

How Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness was Created

In 1897, President Grover Cleveland established the Lewis and Clark Forest Reserve under the provisions of the Forest Reserve Act. At that time, the reserves were administered by the Department of the...

 

Marjorie Ann George June 1, 1931 ~ Dec. 24, 2016

SEELEY LAKE - Marge was born June 1, 1931 and grew up in Menlo Park, Calif. She was vice president of the Entomology Club during her years of college at San Jose State University in California, where...

 

Surge in Complaints on Locksmith Services

BBB Advises Consumers to Use Caution When Hiring a Locksmith MISSOULA — Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the Northwest has received numerous complaints regarding locksmiths who aren’t upfront about their fees. The latest comes from a company...

 

Look Up and Look Around

Have you ever had “one of those days?” You know the kind. No matter what you set out to do it seems that everything goes wrong. I know I have. Sometimes, it seems they come in bunches – like bananas! My Dad was a great example to me during thos...

 

Community Briefs

Memorial Service for Ardyce Gehrke, Jan. 7 SEELEY LAKE - Long time resident Ardyce Gehrke went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 1. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Holy Cross Lutheran church. A small reception will follow....