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Articles from the February 2, 2017 edition

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 By Sigrid Olson    News    February 2, 2017

Bow Hunt Brings Down Record Wapiti

Seeley Lake resident Steve Felix's 2016 archery hunt began with clear, cool weather and ended with a once in a lifetime record bull elk. The bull is considered a pending world record archery typical...

 By Betty Vanderwielen    News    February 2, 2017

From Goth to Miss Montana

SEELEY LAKE – Brook Bezanson told Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) students she was called stupid and lazy as a child because she had dyslexia and learning was difficult for her. She said in high...

 By Andi Bourne    News    February 2, 2017

35 Years of OSCR Stories

SEELEY LAKE – Saturday, Jan. 28 marked the 35th annual Over Seeley's Creeks & Ridges (OSCR). Nearly 150 racers participated in the 50 kilometer (K), 20K, 10K or 5K races. When talking with...

 By John Rice    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Response to "Not My Land"

SEELEY LAKE - In response to the recent letter to the Pathfinder Editor dated Jan. 19, 2017 entitled Not My Land by Roxie Sterling. My family also has a long history here with a grandfather who ran a stagecoach and later became sheriff of Missoula... Full story

 By Lynn Carey    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Thoughts on the Speed Limit Change

SEELEY LAKE - I read with interest the article about the speed limits through town. Now I was totally out of the loop as to the where fore, what fore of the speed limit change. I would like to offer a few thoughts I have on the subject. I have no...

 By Duane Schlabach    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Response to Last Week's Speed Limit Article

SEELEY LAKE - As Chair of the Seeley Lake Community Council’s Traffic Project, I feel it’s my civic duty to ensure that the public is informed of all the facts surrounding the Council’s Traffic Project. This article is a direct response to the...

 By Ken Silvestro PhD.    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Behavior or Psychology

Many people see behavior, or the way we function in life, as an answer to all our problems. In other words, if we change our behaviors, we can change our concerns or problems. Of course, there is...

 By Andi Bourne    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Become a Writing Coach

SEELEY LAKE – The Junior Journal program has given voice to more than 20 students during the past year. At the program's core are the writing coaches, community members who commit to working with th...

 By Andi Bourne    News    February 2, 2017

Powell County Planning Board to Reconsider Gravel Pit CUP

DEER LODGE – The Powell County Planning Board will reconsider their December decision regarding the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for a proposed gravel pit on Cottonwood Lakes Road at their Feb. 9 meeting. While written comments will be accepted...

 News    February 2, 2017

Avoid These Common Tax Scams

MISSOULA - With tax season underway and Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week set to kick-off Jan. 31, Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the Northwest is reminding the public to be vigilant with their personal information. Tax collection scams were...

 By Maria Mantas    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Water Quality in the Swan Valley – It Takes Work!

As residents of the Swan Valley, most of us agree there is one thing we all value in our landscape, water. Most people living here draw their drinking water from wells, which people brag about being...

 By Colleen Kesterson    News    February 2, 2017

Committee Focuses on Economic Development Element Edits

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) discussed and used edits and comments from the public to clarify section 2.4 New Industrial Development in the second element of the plan draft entitled Economic Development at their...

 By Andi Bourne    News    February 2, 2017

Sparrow's Vine Welcomes New Executive Director

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake resident Tera Wold is the new Executive Director of Sparrow's Vine Pregnancy Resource Center. Wold looks forward to bringing her compassion and enthusiasm to help others an...

 By Erik Iverson    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Apologia Pro Vita Sua

“You gave me these emotions, but didn’t tell me how to use them....What of my soul? Do I have one?...Who are these people of which I am comprised? Good people...bad people? Did you know that I could play this (flute)? Does this knowledge reside...

 By Michael Siebert    News    February 2, 2017

Bill Would Give Montanans Public Land Access Through Private Lands

HELENA - Members of the Montana House Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee heard a bill last week that would require landowners to allow anyone access through their land in order to reach nearby public lands. Introduced by Rep. Tom Jacobson, D-Great Fa...

 By Rick and Susie Graetz    News    February 2, 2017

Montana Winters Aren't for Wimps

It seems that this year much of Montana is experiencing a tough winter but it’s actually not. We are just getting back to winter after last year’s weird spell. Temperature readings haven’t gone wild – yet. No reporting stations have recorded...

 By Andi Bourne    News    February 2, 2017

Skating Fun in the Sun

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Lions Club hosted their annual skating party Sunday, Jan. 29. Community members of all ages came out for fun in the sun and enjoyed temperatures above 40º Fahrenheit....

 By Andi Bourne    News    February 2, 2017

Say Something Assembly Follow-up

SEELEY LAKE – Missoula County Sheriff's Office Deputy Mike Sunderland was pleased with the turnout and participation for the Say Something Assemblies at Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) Jan. 17. He is...

 By Ken Donovan    News    February 2, 2017

Swan Valley Warhawks End Season With 4-4 Record

SWAN VALLEY - The Warhawks basketball team ended their season with a one point loss to Hall. They ended their season with a 4 win, 4 loss record for the year. The Blackfoot Valley League tournament, h...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    February 2, 2017

Lady Blackhawks Rack up Two More Victories

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks extended their overall record to 13-1 last week by defeating Clark Fork and Plains. Versus Clark Fork The Lady Blackhawks headed to Superior to take on...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    February 2, 2017

Blackhawks Split Another Week

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks had a solid victory over Clark Fork but fell to Plains this week. They now have an 8-6 overall record. Versus Clark Fork The Blackhawks took on the Clark Fork...

 News    February 2, 2017

Community Briefs

Caution To All Seeley Lake Water Customers SEELEY LAKE - The Water District has had numerous calls regarding frozen water service lines. This is a friendly reminder to all customers to take care of their pipes. Insulate pipes well and keep them...