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Articles from the September 8, 2016 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    September 8, 2016

Sellner Parole Denied

SWAN VALLEY – "June 27, 1992 at exactly 23:17, not that I can remember the date and time," said Missoula County Sheriff's Sergeant Robert Parcell as he quickly recalled the exact date and time he...

 By Andi Bourne    News    September 8, 2016

FNF Revision Team Responds to Questions and Concerns

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley Connections hosted an Open House with the Flathead National Forest (FNF) Forest Planning Team and Swan Lake Ranger District (SLRD) Rich Kehr Aug. 31. Nearly 50 people...

 News    September 8, 2016

Tester Holds Roundtable to Discuss Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Project

MISSOULA - Senator Jon Tester met with a coalition of timber workers, ranchers, small business owners and conservationists Aug. 30 to discuss potential legislation that could complete the land management reform efforts in the Blackfoot Clearwater...

 By Heather Layman    Opinion    September 8, 2016

Electile Dysfunction

I normally shy away from discussing anything religious or political but I sincerely {and I have tried} could not help myself this go round. Thanks to social media and the Internet, it's a free for...

 By Louise Cameron    Opinion    September 8, 2016

Paws Up for Your Support

SEELEY LAKE - The people from Paws Up Safe Home would like to thank the Seeley Lake Community for its support with the quilt raffle. We made around $700 for the animal shelter! Mary Stuart of Seeley...

 By Andi Bourne    News    September 8, 2016

Sunset School Offers Bus Services

GREENOUGH – Sunset School will be offering bus services to and from school for the first time this year. Majestic Bus Services will be transporting students from three stops in the Greenough area starting the first day of school, Sept. 6. “We...

 News    September 8, 2016

Grizzly Bear Euthanized after History of Returning to Residences in Search of Food

LINCOLN - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) euthanized a grizzly bear on Thursday, Sept. 1. The bear had a history of accessing unsecured attractants at homes sites and eventually began breaking into structures over the past month, in search of...

 By Andi Bourne    News    September 8, 2016

A Look Towards the 2016-2017 School Year

Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) and Swan Valley Elementary School (SVES) are looking forward to another school year with a few new faces in the classroom, continuing many activities funded through the 21st Century Grant and new services being offered....

 By Chris Johnson    Opinion    September 8, 2016

Are You Ready & Set to Go?

During the 2016 fire season in western Montana, many residents have been directed to evacuate their homes because a wildfire is fast-approaching. For many residents in the Roaring Lion area near Hamilton, homes were lost completely and our thoughts...

 By Sigrid Olson    News    September 8, 2016

New Portal Signs Showcase Information

POTOMAC - The Montana Department of Natural Resources (DNRC) has installed signs within the Potomac block of land that belongs to the school land trust. The signs, located in Camas and Ashby Creek...

 By Dr. Todd Fife    News    September 8, 2016

Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease

I once saw a poster in the airport of Freetown (Sierra Leone) that said "Beware of Bigfoot". I thought it funny to see those words in Africa but on closer inspection, found that it was referring to...

 By Reverend Carrie Benton    Opinion    September 8, 2016

Core Identity

Then God said, “Let us make humanity in our image to resemble us so that they may take charge of the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and all the crawling things on earth.” God created humanity in God’s own i... Full story

 By Andi Bourne    News    September 8, 2016

Adding to the History of the Valley

SWAN VALLEY - Nine years ago, Mike Williams and his wife Mia purchased what used to be known as the Wilderness Bar and Café and later Montana Charlie's south of Condon at mile marker 36.5 on Highway...

 By Zelda Haines    News    September 8, 2016

Cross Country Team Sports Largest Team Ever

MISSOULA - The Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) Cross County team began their season this week with the largest team they have had, seven boys and four girls. Their first meet was the Big Sky...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    September 8, 2016

Lady Blackhawks Take On Vikings

SEELEY LAKE -The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks hosted the Charlo Vikings Sept. 1. After dropping the first game to the Vikings, 14-25, the Lady Blackhawks bounced back in games two and three, 25-18 and...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    September 8, 2016

Tigers Take Down Blackhawks

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks hosted the Darby Tigers Sept. 2 for the varsity's first home game of the season. The Blackhawks defense came out strong, stopping the Tigers' opening drive....

 News    September 8, 2016

Community Briefs

Seeley Lake Library News SEELEY LAKE - Many of the residents of Missoula and surrounding areas will be reading the same book when the Big Read returns to Missoula Public Library and its branch libraries in September. The National Endowment for the...