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Articles from the July 6, 2017 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    July 6, 2017

Shooters Go Out With a Bang

CAMP PERRY, OHIO – Squadded next to Texas Hill Country, the number one precision shooting team in the nation, the Hellgate Civilian Junior Shooters stepped up to the line on day one of their two...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    July 6, 2017

Tester Secures Funding for Sewer District

SEELEY LAKE - Seven Montana communities, Seeley Lake among them, will receive funding to update water infrastructure. On June 28, Montana Senator Jon Tester announced he had secured more than $2 million for rural water projects, including water...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    July 6, 2017

Sunset School Holds Centennial Celebration

GREENOUGH- A blown up black and white photograph depicting the Sunset School class in 1956 hung from the railing outside the schoolhouse. An elderly couple approached the picture, the man pushed his...

 

Much Ado about the Red, White and Blue in Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE - Everyone cleaned up their cars, trucks and donned their red, white and blue for the annual parade in Seeley Lake. The event started with a fly over by a C-130 from the 120th AirWing...

 

Much Ado about the Red, White & Blue in Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE - Everyone cleaned up their cars, trucks and donned their red, white and blue for the annual parade in Seeley Lake. The event started with a fly over by a C-130 from the 120th AirWing with...

 
 By Judy Boman    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Welcome and Celebrate Seeley's Sewer Project

SEELEY LAKE - How often have you had someone offer to pay most of the cost for an improvement to your property that will increase property value and help avoid costly upgrades in the future? I’ve never had that experience, but the USDA’s Rural...

 

Protect Seeley Lake - Seeley Sewer Step in the Right Direction

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake is named that for a reason. The lake is a jewel and is the iconic symbol of the town, one of the most important driving forces of the local economy.  This wonderful lake is now endangered by pollution from groundwater...

 
 By E. L. Taylor    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Proposed Sewer – Outrageous Outlay with Little Gain

SEELEY LAKE - This business of the sewer system in Seeley Lake has gotten out of hand. Voters declined to finance it with a bond issue which pretty much indicated our wishes about the system as it stands. The people who are behind this are somehow...

 
 By Fran Wylder    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Seeley Lake Needs Reliable Sewer System

SEELEY LAKE – Our family and friends have enjoyed living on Seeley Lake for more than 50 years. It is a beautiful location with so many opportunities for year-round recreation and relaxation. The townspeople, shops, churches, restaurants,...

 
 By Bethany Hoag    Opinion    July 6, 2017

I Just Wish

by Bethany Hoag Seeley-Swan High School, 9th grade One day you will look at someone, You will look at them in a way you never looked at someone before. With a gleam in your eye, A fire in your soul,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 6, 2017

Man Survives Nearly 50-Foot Fall

SEELEY LAKE – A 31-year-old man from Three Forks, Mont. fell between 40-50 feet while attempting to climb Morrell Falls July 2. He was taken by air to Missoula and considered in serious condition....

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    July 6, 2017

Parade Count Down Compared to Last Year's High

SEELEY LAKE - Since 2013 the Pathfinder has been counting the crowd at the parade in Seeley Lake. This year we counted 3,580 lining the streets from the Filling Station parking lot on B Street to the...

 
 By Colleen Kesterson    News    July 6, 2017

Two Teachers Hired - Open Secretarial Position Addressed

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Elementary School board accepted principal Chris Stout and his committee’s recommendation for new hires to fill the open third-fifth grade and junior high teaching positions for the 2017-2018 school year. They also...

 
 By Mark Ruby    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Public Input is Important to USFS Land Management

The US Forest Service is an agency that uses teams of resource specialists to plan and implement management actions on the nation’s national forest lands. This planning and implementation relies heavily on public involvement at all stages. Without...

 

Ovando Hosts Grand Prix Pinewood Derby

OVANDO - While Ovando's fire trucks showed off on the parade route, their fire hall was converted into the site of the first annual Ovando Pinewood Derby. Employing the services of Keith Kallstrom of...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    July 6, 2017

Potomac Garden Club Features Local Gardeners

POTOMAC - A colorful outing the evening of June 28 brought more than 23 sightseers and gardeners to four local gardens. The event was promoted by the Potomac Garden Club. The featured Potomac...

 
 By Micah Drew    News    July 6, 2017

Tamaracks Resort: An Oldie but a Goodie

SEELEY LAKE - The ad in the Spokesman-Review was small, just two lines of print. "Resort For Sale," it said. "Seeley Lake, Montana. 13 cabins." Sue Heagy read the ad, picked up the phone to find out...

 

James Darin Waller 1968 ~ 2017

SEELEY LAKE – James Darin Waller was born March 16, 1968 in Fort Brag, Calif. He passed away in his home in Seeley Lake June 21, 2017. Darin was born to Edna Helen Wyatt and Julian James Waller. He... Full story

 

Lupine Lessons

The robust flower spikes that paint our forest floor purple are lupines. Though lupine seedpods look a lot like domestic peas and specific species were cultivated for thousands of years in the Andes...

 
 By Erik Iverson    Opinion    July 6, 2017

In-Dependence Day

As of this reading, the Fourth of July will by now have passed. Many others have written far better than I can hope to about the meaning and relevance of this and other holidays in modern day America but still I couldn’t help but think of how surpr...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 6, 2017

Seeley Fire Company's Annual Pancake Breakfast

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Fire Company served more than 600 people at this year's pancake breakfast. Organizer Shelly Johnson said that they had a lot more donations from local businesses than...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 6, 2017

Seeley Lake's Annual Duck Race a Splash

SEELEY LAKE - The rubber ducks were off to the races again this year down the Clearwater River! The first duck crossed the finish line within 15 minutes of being dropped at the start. 2017 Annual...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 6, 2017

Mission Bible Fellowship's Annual Pig Roast

SEELEY LAKE - Mission Bible Fellowship smoked 26 pork roasts for the barbecue this year. An early estimate was more than 350 served but people kept coming up until the parade. "We tell people, bring...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 6, 2017

Busy Weekend for the Seeley Lake Volunteer Emergency Personnel

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Volunteer Fire Department responded to 13 medical calls and one wildland fire over the long Fourth of July weekend. The string of calls started Friday, June 30 and kept the 16 volunteers responding at all hours....

 

Peak Bagging: Pyramid, Leota and Marshall Peaks

At A Glance Pyramid Pass, Lake and Peak Length: 5.2 miles from the parking lot to Pyramid Pass and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Boundary. 0.75 miles further to Pyramid lake, 1.5 miles up to Pyramid...

 

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