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Articles from the February 18, 2016 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Snowmobilers Rescued Near Marshall Lake

SEELEY LAKE - Two snowmobilers from Missoula spent the night in the Upper Marshall Creek Drainage at Big Rock after getting lost west of Marshall Lake. Using two fixed-wing airplanes the next morning, Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue (SSSAR) was able...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Marx Pursues New Adventures After Owning Rovero's for More than 20 Years

SEELEY LAKE – Owned by Addrien Marx since August 1995, Greg Tabish of Missoula will officially become the new owner of Rovero’s as of March 1. Addrien is looking forward to a new chapter in her...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Etnire Faces Tough Competition

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake musher Roy Etnire missed fourth place by a nose in this year's 100-mile Race to the Sky. Etnire finished one second behind Rick Larson from Sand Coulee, Mont. riding into See...

 

Conflict or Collaboration over Public Lands?

Most Montanans have their favorite outdoor places. It might be a trout stream, a view from a mountaintop or a mountain bike loop. Wherever your favorite places are, chances are they are on Montana’s public lands. Management of our public lands is...

 

Forest Service Complexity Requires Us to Work Together

SEELEY LAKE - I would like to comment on the resent articles in the Missoulian concerning the problems within the Forest Service (“Recreation, Heritage & Wilderness” by Rob Chaney in the Feb. 7 issue http://missoulian.com/news...

 

What Public Lands?

Let us look at the incredible amount of beautiful public land available to the people of Montana and our visitors. On the federal level alone we have: United States Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Department of Fish Wildlife and...

 

Rethink Your Position on Refuges

A fiery debate has broken out about refugees and especially about the possibility of refugees in Missoula, fanned perhaps by the sometimes incendiary tenor of the Presidential primary debates. But a more dispassionate examination of the facts...

 

Mike Hopkins Files in House District 92

MISSOULA - Mike Hopkins from Missoula has filed to run as a Republican for House District 92. House District 92 includes the areas surrounding Seeley Lake, Bonner, Potomac, Condon, East Missoula and...

 
 By Carol Brodie    News    February 18, 2016

Scott McMillion reads from "Mark of the Grizzly"

SEELEY LAKE - "On the day before Halloween 2001, Tim Hilston left his Great Falls, Montana home and drove around 100-miles to the Blackfoot Clearwater Game Range, a stunning stretch of forest and...

 

Can ya speak up a little for me please?

I don't hear as good as I used to. It's really no big deal since most of the fellas I associate with can hear even less then I can. My hearing is failing for a number of reasons, one of which is a...

 

Winter Survival is for the Birds

It's winter. Nights are long, often cold. Days are short, sometimes with a sun that acts like it doesn't want to come out and play. Depending on our disposition and age, we might smile or growl about...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Committee Prepares for March 2 Community Meeting

SWAN VALLEY – The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) decided on the ground rules for the March 2 community meeting to which the community will be invited to bring questions and comments regarding the draft Swan Valley-Condon Regional...

 

Board Focuses on Swan Valley Regional Plan's Impact on School

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Elementary School (SVE) board discussed the Swan Valley Regional Plan (SVRP) at their monthly meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 9. They addressed how the SVRP will impact the school. They considered how the board will respond to th...

 

You're Not that Important

My mentor, co-worker and friend Rollie Johnson told those words to me in 2001. My mom had just died and I was entering into my senior year of college. I had mounds of responsibilities (from work to clubs to school to church and everything...

 

Ralph Victor Hult 1954-2016

POTOMAC - Ralph Victor Hult of Potomac passed away Feb. 7, after his long courageous battle with a rare lymphoma, surrounded by family and friends. This bright star was born in Hollywood, Calif., on... Full story

 

Billie Patricia Shiner 1936-2016

SEELEY LAKE - Billie Patricia Shiner, Anaconda, Mont. passed away Feb. 6. She was born Billie Patricia Ward to James and Laura Ward March 10, 1936 in Anaconda, Mont. where she spent all of her... Full story

 

SSHS Recognizes Seniors

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) recognized their senior basketball athletes along with their families at the last Blackhawks home game of the season Saturday, Feb. 13 against...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Old Loggers Never Die, They Just Fade Away

OVANDO - Jim Bauer started logging with the Anaconda Company out of Missoula in 1956 after graduating from Missoula County High School. When he sold his logging business in 1988 he'd overcome many...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Jude's Pet Sitting

Goal: Sole owner and operator of Jude's Pet Sitting, Jude Delgado lives in the home with the pets she is taking care of and tries to follow the pet's normal routine as close as possible. She feels...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Trained for Cold Water Rescue

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley - Swan Search & Rescue (SSSAR) volunteers suited up in their Ice Commander suits and went for a swim at the inlet of Salmon Lake Feb. 6. This was part of their continued...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    February 18, 2016

Potomac Pioneers Overpower First Home Games of Season

POTOMAC - The Potomac Pioneers girls' basketball team of seven has begun the season with two wins on their home court. They beat the DeSmet Padres by 28 points Feb. 9 followed by a five point win agai...

 
 By Ken Donovan    News    February 18, 2016

Swan Valley Warhawks Drop Two at Tournament

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Warhawks travelled to Drummond for the season ending Blackfoot Valley League tournament Saturday, Feb. 13 with high expectations as the defending League champions but...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 18, 2016

Skiesta Held Despite Rain

SEELEY LAKE - Despite a morning rain and unseasonably warm temperatures, SLE Outside hosted the fourth annual Skiesta at the Seeley Lake Nordic trails Feb. 13. This year 36 racers from Seeley Lake,...

 

Lady Blackhawks Finish Regular Season on Top

The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks finished off their regular season with a pair of wins against Darby and Victor extending their record to 17-1 overall. Their 13-1 in conference record earns them the...

 

Blackhawks Split Final Week of Regular Season

The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks wrapped up their regular season defeating Darby and falling to Victor. They finished the season with an overall record of 7-11 and a 6-8 in conference record placing them...

 

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