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Articles from the September 22, 2016 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    September 22, 2016

Grizzly Killed – Public Reminded to Secure Attractants

SWAN VALLEY - Labor Day weekend a 550-pound, black colored, male grizzly bear was hit and killed near mile marker 40 on Highway 83 N. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Game Warden Bill Koppen...

 

Fatal Crash Claims Life of Congressional Libertarian Candidate

POTOMAC - At approximately 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, Michael C. Fellows, age 59 of Missoula, Mont., was involved in a head on collision at mile marker 16.5 on Highway 200. Fellows died at the scene. The person in the other involved vehicle was...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 22, 2016

Drivers Asked to Respect Private Property on South Canyon

SEELEY LAKE – When Blaze Vandine purchased land on upper South Canyon Drive 16 years ago he thought he was going to be living on a private road. However since lower South Canyon Drive is not...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 22, 2016

The Mystery of the Flamingos

SEELEY LAKE – Bob Deal's lawn in Poverty Flats south of Seeley Lake on Montana Highway 83 has become the hot spot for flamingos in the past couple of years. What started out as a gift of two...

 

Please Pause for Pets and People

So all you wonderful people out there who help us so much by bringing baked goods, here we go again on Oct. 21, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Cory’s Valley Market. The Ed Jackson Fund is running low as we have helped many people with their dogs and cats. An...

 

Voters Deserve a Good Debate

With the election season kicking into high gear I am sure everyone is waiting to see which candidates the Pathfinder's editors will endorse and what sides we will take on ballot issues. If that's you,...

 

Rural Montana Deserves a Winner – Vote Marx

I am writing on behalf of rural Montana voters in the sparsely populated, rural House District 92 which runs from East Missoula to Condon. We are eager to have to have a strong voice in Montana’s state house. We deserve the best candidate with the...

 

Get Something Done - Get Addrien Marx  

SEELEY LAKE - Our small community of Seeley Lake brings together many big interests: the timber industry, recreationists and cabin owners, the Forest Service, real estate and other businesses. I’ve known Addrien Marx as a friend and owner of the...

 

Council To Hold Second Candidates Forum Next Thursday

SEELEY LAKE - Another array of candidates for the November election will present themselves at the second Candidates Forum, hosted by the Seeley Lake Community Council Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Community Hall. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the first half...

 

Golf Tournament to Benefit Wild Skies Raptor Center

SEELEY LAKE - A 9-hole scramble golf tournament will take place at the Double Arrow Golf Course in Seeley Lake Friday, Sept. 30.  Registration for this tournament will take place at 3:30 p.m. with a 4 p.m. shotgun start.   Jessica Monaghan, a Big...

 

Decision Notice Released for Cold Jim Fuels Reduction and Forest Health Project

BIGFORK – The Swan Lake Ranger District, Flathead National Forest (FNF), has released the Decision Notice and finding of no significant impact for the Cold Jim Fuels Reduction and Forest Health Project. The Cold Jim Project is located approximately...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 22, 2016

Hwy 200 Storage Units Broken Into

GREENOUGH – The storage units located beside Montana Highway 200 east of the Clear Water Alliance Church were broken into within the last week. Other storage units in Seeley Lake and Condon have been broken into within the past couple of months....

 

A 1905 Horseback Ride to the Top of the Kootenai Mountains

Margaret MacDonald visited her Aunt Isabelle and Uncle Dr. Robert Gordon in August 1905 at the Gordon Ranch. In a letter to her mother, Margaret eloquently described a horseback ride to a mountain pass Margaret refers to as Gordon Pass in the...

 

Board Accepts LOR Foundation's Help

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer Board voted to accept assistance putting out an informational packet at its Sept. 15 regular meeting. A county health department representative also presented on...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 22, 2016

PIECES Framework – Thinking Beyond the Limits

SEELEY LAKE – Many who drove by Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) early this summer read "The PIECES Framework is taking over the world" on the reader board. While the framework has yet to take over the...

 

Draft Plan Economic Development Revised

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee (SVRPC) began discussion of the economic climate in the Swan Valley at their Sept. 14 meeting. Editing of the second element of the draft plan, Economic Development, was begun. Topics...

 

Technology

Technology - 1. the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science and pure...

 

Lynch Brings Variety of Experience to Second Grade

SEELEY LAKE – Second grade teacher Erin Lynch is new to Seeley Lake, but not to Montana or to teaching. Lynch grew up in Havre, Mont., got her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and a Master'...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 22, 2016

Finding Purpose Through Affecting the Next Generation

SEELEY LAKE & POTOMAC - Foster Grandparents and RSVP Tutors have the opportunity to share their gifts and talents and positively influence the education for local students. The Foster Grandparent...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 22, 2016

Eagles Soar Over Broncos

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary Eagles girls volleyball team hit the court running this fall with only three practices before their first game. In their first home game against Frenchtown...

 

Lady Blackhawks Take Two of Three Matches

The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks faced three opponents last week. They started on the road against the Lincoln Lynx before hosting the Victor Pirates and the Drummond Trojans. The Lady Blackhawks won t...

 

Blackhawks Take First for C Schools at Ronan, Sixth Overall

RONAN - The Seeley-Swan High School boys Cross Country team did well at their meet in Ronan, Mont. Thursday, Sept. 15. This meet marked the first time that we have had six boy runners compete on the...

 

Pioneers Setting Up for Season

POTOMAC - Potomac School sports season opened with Pioneers Volleyball. The volleyball team is made up of 13 fifth through eighth grade girls with the fifth and sixth making the B team and the...

 

Community Briefs

Celebration of Life for Carol Joyce Boyd, Sept. 22 GREENOUGH - Carol Joyce Boyd, 83 passed away Monday, Sept. 19 in Missoula.  Services to celebrate her life will be held at Clear Water Alliance Church Thursday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.  Burial will...