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Articles from the March 2, 2017 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Tester Announces Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act

SEELEY LAKE - U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BCSA) at the Rich Ranch Feb. 22. While collaborators and supporters gathered to voice their support, not...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Community Foundation Launches "I Ride Seeley Lake" Shuttle Service

SEELEY LAKE – On March 1, the Seeley Lake Community Foundation (SLCF) is launching "I Ride Seeley Lake," a shuttle service to Missoula and in Seeley Lake for medical, physical therapy and...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Seeley Lake Resident Convicted of Five Wildlife Violations

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake resident Rusty Loomis was found guilty of five charges with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) in Lewis and Clark County on Feb. 17. He was charged $1,635 in fines...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Snow Jokers Fill the Streets for 38th Year

SEELEY LAKE – Runners took to the roads around Seeley Lake for the 38th annual Snow Joke Half Marathon. While race participation was down nearly 200 participants this year, Big Sky Orogenic Racing...

 
 By Lee Boman    Opinion    March 2, 2017

Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act Will Ensure the Magic of Montana Forever

SEELEY LAKE - It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican, Democrat or Independent. It makes no difference if you enjoy snowmobiling or hiking or both. Regardless of personal preferences, all Montanans can be proud of the proposal a group of local...

 

Thank You Volunteers!

SWAN VALLEY - I read in the Feb. 23 issue of the Pathfinder about the article, “Condon House Fire Total Loss”.  What a great group of volunteers we have in the Swan Valley Emergency Services!  They responded to this house fire at midnight on a...

 

Enough Already – No Elbow Gravel Pit

SEELEY LAKE - I wholeheartily agree with Libby Langston’s letter to the Seeley Swan Pathfinder dated Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, “Do Not Create the Elbow Gravel Pit.” Possibly, some of these brain thrush people at DNRC who want to make this deal...

 

Declare Legal Protection At Conception

With 25 years of clinical experience, and scores of patients who have had abortions, I have never met a woman who wasn’t emotionally harmed by it. Post abortive woman’s feelings, health and humanity are ignored in the pro-abortion arguments......

 

What is Maturity?

There are several common answers to this question. For example, an older person is mature. Or, a person who is wise is mature. Another common belief is that a moral person is mature. Although there...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

2017 Seeley Lake Challenge Biathlon Cancelled

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake hosted their first biathlon in 2008 after local skier and OSCR Race Organizer Lynn Carey suggested the idea. The goal for the biathlon has always been to offer a fun, unique experience to a broad range of people by hosting...

 
 By Carol Brodie    News    March 2, 2017

Open Book Club presents Chris Dombrowski and "Body of Water"

SEELEY LAKE - Chris Dombrowski will be reading from and discussing his recent book, "Body of Water," Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. Alpine Artisans' Open Book Club...

 

Are You Ready for Fire Season?

Open burning is officially underway for the 2017 spring season. It's important for you to know the local burning seasons and what you can burn. With the exception of small cooking or recreational...

 
 By Joann Wallenburn    News    March 2, 2017

Anything New on the Mussel Front?

As of 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24… Last Friday, Feb. 17 I learned that the Clearwater Junction boat check station was going to be moved north up Highway 83. On Monday the 20th, it was likely going to be eliminated altogether. As of Tuesday the 21st, it...

 

Seeley Lake Trails Project Kicks Off

SEELEY LAKE - For the past two-and-a-half years Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) has been laying the foundation to allow the Seeley Lake community to plan a comprehensive trails system. To begin buil...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Sharing the Resource and Serving the People

SEELEY LAKE – This past week, Rich Ranch partnered with Driven, LLC for the second year in a row to offer a three-day snowmobile riding school. Driven Elite Snowmobile School contracts with...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Chief Spending Allowance Raised

SEELEY LAKE – At their Feb. 21 meeting, the Seeley Lake Fire District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $4,000 increase in the amount available to the Seeley Lake Fire Chief for equipment purchases. While it was understood that current...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Budget Shortfall Projected for SLE

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) Board discussed a projected budget deficit and SLE Outside’s balance sheet at the Feb. 21 meeting. The board also received a board member’s resignation and has an upcoming election for two board...

 

Senator Malek Reflections

HELENA - The legislature's transmittal break is upon us. Non-revenue bills either pass the Senate by March 1 or die. Five of my bills passed! Senate Bill 22 provides rape victims a civil procedure to...

 
 By Mike Hopkins - R    News    March 2, 2017

Hopkins' Legislative Update

HELENA - Things have been moving pretty quickly here in the Legislature as we move towards transmittal. Since the beginning of the session, I have been working on a set of veteran legislation...

 
 By John Ingebretson    News    March 2, 2017

Why are My Douglas-fir Trees Dying?

The Douglas-fir bark beetle is the most destructive beetle attacking Douglas-fir trees in the Seeley/Swan Valley. The potential loss of trees can be considerable and can affect both residential...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Seeley Lake Vintage – Outlet for Creative Endeavors

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake residents Kathy Stevens and her daughter-in-law Tessa are hosting their grand opening for Seeley Lake Vintage March 4 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Heritage Building on...

 
 By Carol Evans    News    March 2, 2017

Jack Gladstone to Perform with Swan Valley Students

SWAN VALLEY - Alpine Artisans' 2 Valleys Stage (2VS) presents one of Native America's premier lyric storysmiths Jack Gladstone, "Montana's Troubadour." Gladstone will perform in concert, with Swan...

 

Wedding Announcement

SEELEY LAKE – Wayne and Dorothy Sturm announce the wedding of their daughter Debbie Heath to Robert Sanford. They will be married April 22 at 2 p.m. at Mission Bible Fellowship in Seeley...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Etnire Takes Second in Flathead Classic

Seeley Lake musher Roy Etnire and his team leaving the starting line of the Flathead Classic Sled Dog Race Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Dog Creek Trailhead west of Olney, Mont. Mushers traveled from...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 2, 2017

Antler Thefts Continue, Citations Written for Firewood Cutting

SEELEY LAKE – Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Sunderland said antler thefts around Seeley Lake are again on the rise. Another issue is people cutting firewood out of season on state and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) land and are blocking the...

 

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