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Articles from the June 29, 2017 edition

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 By Sigrid Olson    News    June 29, 2017

Potomac Youth Excels in Accounting

POTOMAC - Potomac resident and Hellgate High School senior Mallory Philliber made her mark in the world of Fundamental Accounting earning second place in the nation at the Business Professionals of...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 29, 2017

Tournament Hooks Children on Fishing

SEELEY LAKE- Dozens of boats cruised around Seeley Lake on Saturday morning-a common sight for a weekend morning. The unusual sight was the sheer number of kids on board each boat, trolling the...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 29, 2017

Sunset School Hosts Reunion

GREENOUGH- A mere mile from the banks of the Blackfoot River, Sunset School sits tucked away on the property of the Paws Up Resort. For a century, the tiny two-room schoolhouse has educated the...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 29, 2017

Motorcycle Versus Truck Near Ovando

OVANDO- On Sunday, June 25, a truck heading eastbound noticed a disabled car and pulled a U-turn to help. An eastbound motorcycle crashed into the driver's side door. The rider of the motorcycle was...

 
 By Dennis Clark    Opinion    June 29, 2017

To Sewer or Not to Sewer?

SEELEY LAKE - That is the question. Ah…summer at Seeley; sun, sand, swimming, sailing, skiing, surfing and the….sewer. That’s right, all that fun and a big decision too. That is why I have decided to dedicate some of my time this summer to...

 
 By S. Akane    Opinion    June 29, 2017

More Questions

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer Board continues to ignore district residents’ desire to not pursue a central sewer. It is beyond me how the Board can void a legal election in which we said NO to the sewer project last December. I thought we...

 
 By Mike Boltz    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Seeley Lake Sewer District's Response to Incorrect Facts

SEELEY LAKE - Recent comments published in the Pathfinder were not factually correct regarding the background and future of Seeley Lake’s proposed sewer project. The vote that was held last December was not a referendum on whether there should be a...

 
 By Lee Boman    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Learn About the Sewer Project - Support It

SEELEY LAKE - Like many people around here, I choose to live in Seeley Lake to enjoy the abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. Everything from hunting to bird watching is available close to home. I can hike a different trail each day and most...

 

Are You Feeling Unwell?

This is dedicated to my gramps. One second I'm a sunset crossing Judith Peak Orange and gold cascade along a green border Blue grama sweeps through endless car rides in long breaths Lungs filled...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 29, 2017

Seeley Lake Fire Department Receives $6,000 in Grants

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Rural Fire District has not been just responding to emergencies this past spring. They also secured two grants totaling $6,000 for personal protective gear and...

 
 By Alpine Artisans    News    June 29, 2017

Tickets for the 2017 Norman Maclean Festival Now On-Sale

SEELEY LAKE - Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Maclean Festival in Seeley Lake and Missoula on the festival website: https//www.macleanfootsteps.com. When Alpine Artisans, Inc. founded a literary festival in 2015 to honor our notable home-town...

 

Carrying Capacity ~ Wildlife and Humans

I didn’t write this as an expert on land management and wildlife issues, or as a representative of any organization. I did write it as someone with strong concerns about where society as it relates to those issues is headed, and as an area...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 29, 2017

Popular Trail Receives Facelift

SEELEY LAKE - South Morrell Trail #30.1 is a popular destination for mountain bikers, trail runners and hikers. It starts from the first switchback of Pyramid Pass Road and runs about five miles down...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 29, 2017

First Pack Trip Departs into Bob Marshall Wilderness

SEELEY LAKE-A line of 10 mules, interspersed with the occasional ranch hand on horseback, wound its way down the trail into the Bob Marshall Wilderness. The mules each carried a large canvas covered...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 29, 2017

CRC Remembers the Jocko Lakes Fire

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake residents and others who experienced the Jocko Lakes Fire of 2007 were asked to step back 10 years and remember the eminent threat to the community, lessons learned and...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 29, 2017

Ovando Fire Department Hosts Inaugural Derby

OVANDO- How much fun can you have with a piece of pine, two axles and four wheels? This is what volunteer firefighter Andy Whitehead hopes to find out next week. The Ovando Fire Department is hosting the inaugural Pinewood Derby Classic on the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 29, 2017

Combining Training with Service

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley-Swan High School football team mixed up their workout routine and ran over to the Seeley Lake Lions Club Park Wednesday night to help with clean up. Eight players, carrying...

 
 By Lynne Rogers    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Get Moving and Get Healthy

As many of you know, I ran a half marathon last year with my son Sean. I did a lot of research into exercise before starting my training. I'd like to tell you it was a breeze, but it wasn't. Many...

 

MDT Continues Centerline Rumble Strip Installation this Summer

HELENA - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will continue centerline rumble strip installation on several of Montana's rural two-lane highways starting this month. The implementation is...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    June 29, 2017

Duck Race Founder To Retire

SEELEY LAKE- In the fabled children’s story “Winnie the Pooh,” the characters pass time playing a game called ‘Pooh Sticks.’ Sticks are dropped off a bridge and the first to emerge from the other side is declared the winner. Seeley Lake...

 

Clearwater Canoe Trail

At a Glace Length: 3.5 mile long river trail, 1.5 mile return hike to start Directions: From Seeley Lake, drive four miles north on Highway 83. Turn left at the Clearwater Canoe Trail sign and drive...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 29, 2017

Jocko Lakes Fire Photo Book Honors Angie Kimmel

SEELEY LAKE – What all started with hundreds of cookies turned into an opportunity for professional photographer Angie Kimmel and her friend Becky Kyle to document the Jocko Lakes Fire, the largest...

 

"Butterfly" Lilies in the Forest

I am so appreciative of the many successions of flower blooms here in Montana! After the remarkable beargrass show we just had down in the valley, the mariposa lilies have come on in full force....

 

Bits of Montana Wisdom (Part 5)

At a recent book signing, a gentleman who knew quite a bit about the Judith Basin country explained how Utica, a small town in the basin on the road into the Little Belt Mountains, received its name....

 
 By Montana DNRC    News    June 29, 2017

Remember Fire Safety this Fourth of July

As you plan your Fourth of July festivities, please remember to be “Fire Smart”. Take care not to spark an unwanted wildfire.…even the smallest spark has the potential to cause significant damage. While the grass and vegetation in western...

 

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