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Articles from the January 12, 2017 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Firefighters Response Saves Structures Over the Holidays

SEELEY LAKE – Since Thanksgiving, the Seeley Lake Volunteer Fire Department has responded to four house fires. While one was a false alarm, the other three structures were saved despite subzero...


Pond Hockey Runs on Volunteer Power

SEELEY LAKE – Over a seven-year period, what started as an opportunity for friends to play broomball on Seeley Lake has grown into an officially sanctioned Pond Hockey Tournament. The Jan. 6-8...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Good Fun, Good Hockey

SEELEY LAKE – Despite sub-zero temperatures Friday night and Saturday morning, the seventh annual Seeley Lake Pond Hockey (SLPH) tournament was another success. Event Coordinator Megan Lindemer...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Fun Run for the Dogs

SEELEY LAKE - Montana Mountain Mushers (MMM) hosted a dog sledding and skijoring fun run Jan. 7 and 8. Despite sub-zero temperatures on Saturday morning, nearly a dozen people showed up to run their...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Citizens Alliance Bank Donates to Seeley-Swan Community Food Bank

SEELEY LAKE - Citizens Alliance Bank (CAB) - Seeley Lake Branch donated $250 to the Seeley-Swan Community Food Bank Jan. 6. CAB loan officer Cheryl Lewis said the bank collected food throughout the...


Pathfinder Figure Explores Recreational Opportunities

One of the founders of the Seeley Swan Pathfinder Dick Potter thought it would be fun if the small pathfinder figure in the logo responded more appropriately to seasonal conditions. Jerry Sprunger, creator of the original logo design, obligingly...


Please Pause for Pets and People

Congratulations to all for doing such a good job caring for your pets through this terrible cold spell! I did not receive one call about a pet out in the cold, nor did I hear that Animal Control was called. We were worried about a big black dog with... Full story


Lack of Homes For Sale in the Local Market will Cause a Land Run

REAL ESTATE TODAY The past year has seen real estate sales in the Seeley, Swan and Blackfoot valleys on a run with dramatic increases in both land and home sales. Although the number of both homes...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Feel the Rhythm with Maracujá

SEELEY LAKE – Maracujá took the temperatures in Seeley Lake up a few degrees with their Latin American music at their concert Jan. 8. Attendees were taken on a musical journey to countries...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Discussions Begins for Local Zebra Mussel Response

SEELEY LAKE – Agency representatives, non-government organizations and concerned citizens met Jan. 4 to discuss a strategy for local lakes in response to the discovery of invasive mussel veligers (l...

 By Sigrid Olson    News    January 12, 2017

PGCC to Host Community Bingo Nights

POTOMAC - The Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC) board has been looking for ways to bring the community together through hosting different events. On Jan. 14, a community Bingo Night will take...


DEQ Promotes Radon Awareness, Testing and Mitigation

HELENA – January is Radon Awareness Month. The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) offers steps Montanans can take to test for and reduce radon gas found in homes.   Radon gas occurs naturally from the decay of uranium in rock and...

 By Ken Donovan    News    January 12, 2017

Warhawks Split Against Hall

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Elementary School (SVES) War Hawk basketball teams opened their season against the Hall Huskies Saturday, Jan. 7. The "A" squad had a comfortable win against Hall...


Ardyce Thelma Gehrke Oct. 9, 1931 ~ Jan. 1, 2017

SEELEY LAKE - Ardyce went home to be with the Lord Jan. 1, 2017. Ardyce was born Oct. 9, 1931 to Fred & Clara Schroder of Luck, Wisc. She grew up in Luck and worked in a bakery where she learned... Full story


God's Goodness

We are on the other side of another Christmas season. Many are working on thank-you notes to extend appreciation for gifts received. For most, the desire to give a gift to another person is an expression of love and kindness. We desire to show...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Lady Blackhawks on a Roll

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks rolled over three more teams last week. The victories extended their overall record to 6-1. Versus Arlee The Lady Blackhawks headed to Arlee to take on...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 12, 2017

Blackhawks Win Two at Home

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks won a pair of home games after falling to Arlee on the road last week. They now have a 4-3 overall record. Versus Arlee The Blackhawks took on the Arlee...


Community Briefs

Clarification Regarding Landscapes and Livelihood Program SWAN VALLEY – In the Jan. 5 issue of the Pathfinder’s Article “Exploring Ecology and Community-based Conservation,” it was not clear that the Landscapes and Livelihood program is...


Hampton "Jay" Brand Dec. 16, 1949 - Dec. 27, 2016

SWAN VALLEY - Hampton "Jay" Brand died unexpectedly on Dec. 27, 2016. Jay was born on Dec. 16, 1949 to James and Iris Brand in San Juan, Utah. Following high school graduation Jay enlisted in the... Full story


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