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Articles from the June 1, 2017 edition

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 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

New Law Requires Anglers to Purchase Prevention Pass

Anglers in Montana are now required to buy an additional pass to fish in the state. The mandatory Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Pass was part of Senate Bill 363 which was signed by Gov. Steve Bullock Thursday, May 24. The pass must be...

 
 By Colleen Kesterson    News    June 1, 2017

Asset-Based Approach and Attendees' Input Addressed

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) addressed the remaining paragraphs of the Asset Based Approach to Future Development section of the Land Use Element in the draft growth plan May 24. They tabled the final paragraph...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Blackhawks Win Three Titles at State Track

LAUREL - The Seeley-Swan High School boys continued their season-long dominance in the 4x400 meter relay at the state meet Saturday, May 27. The Blackhawks finished in a season best time of 3:32.84, j...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Memorial Service in Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE - Veterans and Families of Seeley Lake hosted their annual Memorial Day Service Monday, May 29 at the Memorial Gardens in Seeley Lake....

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    June 1, 2017

Seeley Lake Sewer Board Trying to Circumvent the Law

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer Board continues its end-run effort to cancel last fall’s election results. After a solid majority voted “NO” on the $12 million bond issue last December, it is trying to circumvent the law by first shutting...

 
 By Mary Miester    Opinion    June 1, 2017

Response to Wood's Letter

In response to Elizabeth K. (Betsy) Wood’s letter in the May 25 Pathfinder, the special election was held to replace Ryan Zinke who was in the U.S. House of Representatives not the U.S. Senate.   Also, if she would rather have a U.S. Congressman...

 

Lake Alva Campground Set for Hazard Tree Removal

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Ranger District will be closing portions of the Lake Alva Campground for approximately four weeks beginning June 2 to safely remove dead and dying trees. Many of the trees in the campground have been infected by spruce...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Greg Gianforte Wins Special Election

SEELEY LAKE-Bozeman businessman Greg Gianforte won the special election for Montana's lone house seat Thursday, May 25. The Associated Press called the race just after 10:30 p.m. Gianforte defeated...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Playhouse to be Raffled for Veterans and Families

SEELEY LAKE - It started with a doodle. The doodle was a simple drawing of a bear, standing behind a wooden gate with his front paws hanging over the door. Now almost three months later that doodle...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 1, 2017

Career Fair Highlights Local Occupations

SWAN VALLEY – Swan Valley students had the opportunity to explore local occupations at Swan Valley School Career Fair May 17. The Parent Teacher's Association (PTA) organized the event with a grant...

 
 By Chris Bryant    Opinion    June 1, 2017

Revive and Thrive with TNC

The Nature Conservancy (TNC), along with our partners at the Blackfoot Challenge and Five Valleys Land Trust, invite members of the community to celebrate restoration and land protection with our...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Uncorked and Creative Returns to Rich Ranch

SEELEY LAKE - "We're not in kindergarten, we don't have to stay in the lines." With that statement, Condon artist Merrily Dunham kicked off the Painting for a Dream weekend held at Rich's Montana...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    June 1, 2017

Blackfoot Outreach To Conserve Missoula County

POTOMAC - The Missoula Conservation District (MCD) brought knowledge, expertise and a listening ear to Potomac May 24. The meeting was one of many listening sessions held throughout Missoula County by the MCD to answer questions and clarify concerns...

 

Please Pause for Pets and People

After writing columns for 20 years I must take time off. I must thank all of you who read my columns and in so many ways have helped change people and helped save many cats’ and dogs’ lives. We must stay vigilante and always stand tall when it...

 

Butterworth's Military Career Highlighted

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake Montana has become the home of a number of retired military personal. Among them is Larry Butterworth, retired colonel in the United States Army. Though Butterworth came...

 
 By Leon Kauffman    Opinion    June 1, 2017

Solid Rock

Last February, the Oroville Dam in California had a problem with its spillway that eventually threatened the integrity of the dam and led to the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of residents downstream. Although a major catastrophe was avoided,...

 

Robert Blackwell Griffes June 20, 1929 ~ May 21, 2017

The Gates of Glory are well-oiled today, May 21, 2017 as “Grif” entered in. Robert Blackwell Griffes was born in Chicago on July 30, 1929 to James Lincoln Griffes and Dorothy Blackwell Griffes... Full story

 

Community Briefs

Seeley Lake Fire Department at Cory’s June 3 SEELEY LAKE – Join the Seeley Lake Fire Chief Bob Vanden Heuvel and volunteer firefighters and medical personnel June 3 starting at 12 p.m. at Cory’s Valley Market. Check out the ambulance, fire...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Seeley Music Teacher Directs Final Spring Concert

SEELEY LAKE-The Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) gave its final music concert of the school year Tuesday, May 23. This was the last performance under the direction of Kaytee Ambrozich. "I was pleased...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Range of Musical Talent Showcased at SLE Spring Concert

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Elementary students shared a variety of musical selections at their Spring Concert May 24....

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Around the World in 45 Minutes

OVANDO - Around 60 people attended the Ovando School's annual May Day Tea Wednesday, May 24. The eight students spent their year learning world geography and the event was a way to showcase what they...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 1, 2017

Putting Others Before Himself

SEELEY LAKE – Kindergartner Jesse Wink is putting others before himself this summer. He is raising funds for the Seattle Children's Hospital to help children who are dealing with Chiari...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 1, 2017

Sunset School Holds Year-End Celebration

The Sunset School held their year-end celebration and kindergarten graduation Thursday, May 25 at the schoolhouse near Paws Up Resort. The nine students recited poems and sang songs for their...

 

Seeley-Swan High School Blackhawks - 2017 Graduates Part I

SSHS Graduation Ceremony: Sunday, June 4, SSHS, 1 p.m. Speaker: Duane Schlabach Valedictorian: Stevi Meade Salutatorian: Alex Bohlman Senior Awards Night: Thursday, June 1, SSHS, 8...

 

Seeley-Swan High School Blackhawks ~ 2017 Graduates Part II

SSHS Graduation Ceremony: Sunday, June 4, SSHS, 1 p.m. Speaker: Duane Schlabach Valedictorian: Stevi Meade Salutatorian: Alex Bohlman Senior Awards Night: Thursday, June 1, SSHS, 8...

 

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