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Articles from the January 14, 2016 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

Resident Loses Nearly Everything in Tri-plex Fire

SEELEY LAKE - After moving nearly everything she owned into her new apartment, Seeley Lake resident and owner of Moose B’ Mornin Espresso Laura White never expected to get the call that there had been a fire. White intended to sign the lease...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

Seeley Lake's New Deputy Sworn In

SEELEY LAKE - Three new deputies were sworn in with the Missoula County Sheriff's Office Dec. 30. Seeley Lake's new deputy Mike Sunderland, Jr. was among them. Sunderland is currently doing his field...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

Swan Ecosystem Center and Northwest Connections Combine

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley Connections (SVC), a new organization born from the merger of two long-standing local non-profits Northwest Connections (NwC) and Swan Ecosystem Center (SEC), was formed in...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

Pond Hockey Community Makes for Another Great Year

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake welcomed 44 teams and nearly 250 players for the sixth annual Seeley Lake Pond Hockey Tournament (SLPH) on the ice in front of Lindey's Prime Steak House Jan. 8-10. With the...

 

Response to Dog Ban on Seeley Lake Ski Trails

SEELEY LAKE - I am writing in response to the letter in the Jan. 7 edition of the Pathfinder concerning the prohibition of dogs on the Seeley Creek Ski Trails. The ski trails are located on National Forest ground and are maintained by the Seeley...

 
 By Carol Brodie    News    January 14, 2016

Jeremy Smith presents "Epic Measures"

In an intriguing and very readable look into the world of international health statistics, acclaimed journalist and science writer Jeremy Smith chronicles the career of Christopher Murray as he and a varying group of colleagues seek to gain a truer...

 

Please Pause for Pets and People

Ahhh…rains throughout the summer, no more fires!  Thanks for the donations. Paws Up Safe Home Animal Shelter of Potomac and the Seeley-Swan Community Food Bank can always use dog and cat food and all other donations. A special thank you to Vicki S...

 

There is a New Educator in Town

SEELEY LAKE - Imagine you are with a group of five friends on a snowmobiling outing in the Seeley Lake area. The weatherman has just blessed your group with 12 inches of "cold smoke" and everyone is...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

FWP Seeks Comment on Hunting Regulations

SEELEY LAKE - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) officials held a meeting Jan. 4 in Seeley Lake to discuss proposed changes to the 2016 and 2017 hunting regulations. FWP is accepting public comment on these changes through Jan. 22. FWP Region Two...

 

Place Based Science and Education in the Clearwater: Not Just Chalkboards and the Nature Channel Anymore

In recent years our local schools, teachers and students, school administrators and volunteers have worked to bring our local environment into the classroom. Or more accurately, to move the classroom...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    January 14, 2016

Livestock Identification 101

Livestock owners need to have current brand inspections or permits accompanying livestock. Brand inspections include lifetime and annual inspections, transfers of ownership, change of pasture, travel...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

BCCA Draws Community and Agencies Together

OVANDO - The Blackfoot Community Conservation Area (BCCA) is located in the mid-reaches of the Blackfoot watershed near Ovando Mountain. It combines community forest ownership and management within...

 

Maulers Take to the Ice in Seeley Lake

The Missoula Maulers came to skate with the community on the Seeley Lake "ponds" Jan. 6. This has been an annual event organized in cooperation with the Seeley Lake Pond Hockey Tournament with the...

 

Chipping Away Toward Perfection

SEELEY LAKE – Faster speed and greater accuracy are the goals Lynn Carey has set for the 34th Over Seeley's Creeks and Ridges (OSCR) cross-country ski race at the Seeley Creek Trail System Jan. 30....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

For the Love of Dogs

SEELEY LAKE – Roberta Reiley of Seeley Lake is pursuing a life-long dream of becoming a musher. After working with dogs as a young child and working as a handler for several mushers, she has been tr...

 

Juan de Santa Anna Photography

Goal: Juan de Santa Anna defines photography as the magic of recording a moment that will never be again. He said, "It's a nostalgic art really. Everything becomes a moment that has passed." He sees...

 

James Burton Patterson 1932 ~ 2015

SEELEY LAKE - Jim Patterson, the youngest son of Harry Lucas and Virginia Cowan Patterson, was born Sept. 16, 1932 in his mother's original homestead shack near Freewater, Mont. on the Big Bend of... Full story

 

Appreciation

As a contractor, I have many opportunities to see the value and effects of appreciation. Appreciation is simply defined as “the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.” There are certain customers that I find more...

 

Anderson Chases Her Dream in High School Rodeo

SWAN VALLEY - During the spring and summer of 2015, Seeley-Swan High School sophomore Iriey Anderson traveled with her family and five horses all over the state to participate in Montana High School...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

Lady Blackhawks Continue Winning Streak

The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks continued to rack up wins this week. The Ladies defeated the Granite Prospectors and the Lincoln Lynx to extend their overall record to 8-0. Versus Granite The Lady Bla...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

Blackhawks' Comebacks Come Up Short

The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks staged late game comebacks but were unable to defeat the Granite Prospectors or the Lincoln Lynx last week. The losses give the Blackhawks a 2-6 overall record for the...

 
 By Ken Donovan    News    January 14, 2016

SVES Opening Games Highlight Areas that Need Attention

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley Elementary School (SVES) “A” and “B” squads dropped two games to the Hall Huskies Saturday as cold shooting and ball control left the local teams losing 33 to 8 for the “B” squad and 32 to 18 for the “A” squa...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2016

Seeley Lake Nordic Ski Team Off to the Races

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Nordic Ski Team started their race season in Whitefish, Mont. Jan. 10 at the 2016 Glacier Glide. Six members of the team competed in the 15 kilometer (K) and 3.5K races...

 

Community Briefs

Seeley Lake Inventor and Entrepreneurs Group Starting in Seeley Lake SEELEY LAKE —Have you ever wanted to sell what you craft? Do you have an idea for a product? Is inventing your passion? Would you like to move your idea to reality? Join like-mind...

 

Updates to Seeley Lake Winterfest Schedule

There have been several changes to the 2016 Seeley Lake Winterfest "Cabin Fever" schedule since the press deadline. • There will be no Torchlit parade this year on Friday, Jan. 15. As scheduled,... Full story

 

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