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Articles from the April 27, 2017 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Rose Competes in First Boston Marathon, Inspired by Others

BOSTON, MASS – Seeley Lake resident Loren Rose participated in the 121st Boston Marathon April 17. While he finished 12 minutes slower than he had hoped, Rose said nothing compared to the overall...

 
 By Pathfinder    News    April 27, 2017

Missoula County Cuts Dust Abatement Program

MISSOULA - Due to serious and potentially hazardous infrastructure conditions resulting from higher than normal levels of snowfall and runoff, as well as heavier rains, Missoula County Public Works, with the approval of Missoula County Commissioners,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Parcell Best in the West for Second Year

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ. - For the second year in a row, 2013 Seeley-Swan High School graduate John Parcell of Condon won the 2017 Western Collegiate Stihl Timbersports Championship April 19-21 at Northern...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Grizzly Drive in Dogtown Rerouted

The new intersection (right middle) of Grizzly Drive and Riverview Drive in Seeley Lake. The old access (left middle - now rehabbed) was bisecting private property. The Montana Department of Natural...

 

Leaders in Land Stewardship Begin Community Forest Discussions

SEELEY LAKE - Timber companies and conservationists may seem like unlikely partners—for those who don’t know the Blackfoot, that is. For years, Seeley Lake’s Pyramid Mountain Lumber has partnered with many groups on conservation initiatives...

 

Superstition and Psychology

We might ask if superstition is actually related to psychology. The answer to this question simply requires an understanding that everything a person does, thinks and feels is related to psychology. Psychology is the foundation of human nature and...

 

SB97 and Why Elections Matter

So many people are extremely upset about Governor Bullock’ veto of Senator Regier’s SB97 “Prohibit Application of Foreign Laws in Montana Courts.” How can he veto a bill that passed both the Senate and the House of Representatives? Well, he...

 

Quist Shows Montana Courage

The biggest issue of the Montana special election is the Montana mail-in ballot. Risking defeat by doing the right thing is the very definition of courageous. And in this case what’s right was profoundly clear, unequivocal and laid squarely in the...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

District Moves Forward with Public Outreach Firm

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer District (SLSD) Board is moving forward with a public outreach program after receiving a second chance at funding. The funding package from the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development (RD) consis...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Home Rehabilitation Assistance Loan Program Available to Missoula County Residents

MISSOULA - The Montana Department of Commerce, through its Community Development Block Grant program, has awarded a grant to Missoula County to provide homeowners with assistance paying for home rehabilitation and repair costs. The program is...

 

Two Sections of Land Use Element Addressed

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) members addressed the Wildland-Urban Interface and Regulatory Framework sections of the Land Use Element contained in the draft growth plan at their April 17 meeting. The committee...

 

New Campsites for New Users Coming to Placid and Salmon Lake State Parks

SEELEY LAKE - New for Placid and Salmon Lake State Parks are campsites designed for a growing number of users, hike and bike campsites. Montana Department of Commerce provided construction funding to...

 

A Beauty of Spring

Springbeauty started blooming in the grasslands of the Seeley Swan Valley in early April and its bloom will gradually work its way up in elevation. It is in the Purslane Family (Portulacaceae). One...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Sapphire Trio Entertains On and Off the Stage

SEELEY LAKE – The 2 Valleys Stage (2VS) hosted The Sapphire Trio April 23 on the Seeley-Swan High School's (SSHS) new stage. The Sapphire Trio closed out the 2016-2017 Concert Series. The Trio has...

 

The Bob Marshall Music Festival Returns to Seeley Lake July 13-16

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is proud to present the Bob Marshall Music Festival in Seeley Lake July 13-16. The Bob Marshall Music Festival is a celebration of community spirit and support. This year’s lineup includes: Dead...

 

Commissioner and Council Candidates Present

SWAN VALLEY - Newly-elected Missoula County Commissioner Dave Strohmaier introduced himself and visited with those in attendance at the Swan Valley Community Council (SVCC) April 18 meeting. SVCC candidates Nathan Richardson and Diann Ericson...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Teacher Contracts, Budget Cuts, 2017-2018 Proposed Calendar Discussed

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) school board discussed teacher contracts, proposed solutions to the budget shortfall and the 2017-2018 calendar at their April 18 meeting. The proposed budget and calendar are expected to be approved...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Improvisation and Wit Leaves Audience in Stitches

SEELEY LAKE – In a humorous display of wit, improvisation and talent, the Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) Drama Class hosted the first production on the new SSHS stage entitled "We'll be Right Back...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Shooters Finish Strong at Junior Olympic Championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Hellgate Civilian Junior Shooters (HCJS) Justin Thomas, Ibby Lorentz, Alex Weisenburger and Abby Donald went straight from Western Regional Championships in Layton, Utah to...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Blackhawks Set Personal Records at SSHS Invitational

FRENCHTOWN - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks hosted athletes from seven Class B and 16 Class C schools at the Seeley-Swan High School Invitational in Frenchtown April 22. The Blackhawks competed earlier in...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 27, 2017

Kovatch Breaks Long-standing SLE Discus Record

ALBERTON – Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) eighth-grader Klaire Kovatch set a new SLE discus record April 20 at the Alberton track meet. She threw 102 feet, 2 inches. That broke Alika Schneiter's...

 

Community Briefs

Swan Valley School Hosts Poetry Slam, April 28 SWAN VALLEY – Parents, students and the community are invited to a Poetry Slam hosted by Swan Valley Elementary School (SVES) third, fourth and fifth grade class April 28 at 2 p.m. at the SVES. The...

 

Judith "Judy" McKean-Kelley Jan. 27, 1958 - April 23, 2017

SEELEY LAKE - Judy passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones in Seeley Lake, Montana after a short but very courageous battle with cancer on April 23, 2017. Judy was born in Kalispell,... Full story

 

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