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Articles from the October 6, 2016 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    October 6, 2016

Redd Counts Track Bull Trout Abundance

SEELEY LAKE - Every fall Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) fish biologists complete bull trout redd counts, tracking the abundance of the trout spawning nests. A redd is an area on the stream...

 
 News    October 6, 2016

Montana's Minimum Wage Increasing to $8.15 for 2017

HELENA – Montanans earning minimum wage will see the rate increase to $8.15 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2017. An estimated 3,323 workers, or approximately 1.2 percent of the workforce, receive minimum wage.  “By tying our minimum wage to the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 6, 2016

Marking More than a Fatality

SEELEY LAKE – When driving the major roads in Montana, travelers can't help but notice the white crosses dotting the side of the roads. The American Legion has used the white crosses to mark the...

 
 By Douglas Waldron    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Learning How to Forgive

While reading the “Editor’s Note, Remembering Mr. Nelson by Nathan Bourne” in the Sept. 29, 2016 edition of the Pathfinder it took me back to the start of my freshman year in high school. My elementary school was a good eight miles from our...

 
 By Monica Lindeen    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Response to Missing Seeley Lake Community Council Forum

SEELEY LAKE - On Monday Sept. 19, I was scheduled to attend a candidate forum in Seeley Lake as a candidate for Secretary of State. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend due to unexpected issues which arose at the State Auditor’s office during the...

 
 By Ken Kronsperger    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Who are the Bigots?

SEELEY LAKE - Who are more rude and crude in our area of Seeley Lake Liberal thinkers or those dastardly Conservatives? The general consensus appeared to be that conservatives had little patience or empathetic feelings for those that thought, looked...

 
 By Gary and Judy Matson    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Strohmaier is Highly Qualified for Missoula County Commissioner

Dave Strohmaier, Democratic Candidate for County Commissioner, is highly qualified for the position. He has experience administering programs and managing staff in the private sector. He is a sportsman and conservationist who values good stewardship...

 
 By Anne Dahl    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Addrien Marx - Best Qualified for HD92

I endorse Addrien Marx for House District 92 because of her long experience as a successful businesswoman in Seeley Lake, because she values wild country and because she has stepped up to the plate to serve our communities in many ways. Addrien knows...

 
 By Kari Gunderson and Addrien Marx    Opinion    October 6, 2016

ALC Presentation Full of Bad Information & Emotionally Charged Rhetoric

We are long-time residents of the Seeley/Swan Valley who attended the Sept. 20 Swan Valley Community Council-sponsored presentation by Montana Senator Jennifer Fielder and Representative Kerry White of the American Lands Council (ALC). The ALC...

 
 By Heather Layman    Opinion    October 6, 2016

That's Women's Logic

Women think we have a logical reason for everything we say and do, whether subtle or blatant. We don't understand ourselves any more than the next person but we always promise an entertaining and...

 
 By Gabby Sexton    Opinion    October 6, 2016

What it Means to Be a 4-Her

4-H was created to empower young people and to give them the tools to grow in their individual strengths. But many people still ask, "Why join 4-H? What's so great about it?" The benefits 4-H can...

 
 By Ray Moseby    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Power of the Press: Why Newspapers Matter

The chosen theme for this year's National Newspaper Week, Oct 2-8, is "Power of the Press." That power, it seems to me, is a very relative thing. Everybody understands the power of, say, The New York...

 
 By Submitted by the Seeley Lake Community Council    News    October 6, 2016

Law Enforcement Activities, Wilderness Inn Conversion To Head Council Agenda

SEELEY LAKE - Next Monday’s meeting of the Seeley Lake Community Council promises a broad agenda. Missoula County Sheriff T.J. McDermott will speak on recent law enforcement activities in Seeley Lake. Duane “Cecil” Schlabach will follow with a...

 
 News    October 6, 2016

Fund the Fight with Breast Cancer Research Stamps

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On July 29, 1998 an Act of Congress authorized the Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp. Semipostals are stamps on which the price exceeds the regular first-class letter rate. The difference is devoted to...

 
 By Matt Hart    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Beyond Beverages: How Coffee and Wine Help Grizzly Bears

Merlot or Syrah? French roast or Colombian? A grizzly bear might not know the difference, but that doesn't mean wine and coffee can't make a big difference for the iconic species. Look no further...

 
 By Jenny Rohrer    News    October 6, 2016

Tour of the Arts is a Visual Feast

Alpine Artisans' Tour of the Arts once again offers a feast for the eyes – featuring the artwork of more than 25 artists in four studios, three historical museums and two galleries from Condon...

 
 By Carol Evans    News    October 6, 2016

2VS Brings Fubuki Daiko to Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE - Blizzard Drums is the translation of Fubuki Daiko. Alpine Artisans' 2 Valleys Stage (2VS) is bringing the drumming group to Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) Tuesday, Oct. 18. This...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 6, 2016

From Coach to Teacher, Haines Strives to Be a Positive Role Model

SEELEY LAKE - When he's not in the classroom, Brett Haines can be found coaching Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) flag football, boys' and girls' basketball and track. While Haines has coached at SLE for...

 
 By Leon Kauffman    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Biblical Perspectives on the Upcoming Election

The election season is upon us as we head down the final month until the election. Although the presidential election always seems to be divisive, this time it is perhaps worse than ever. I cannot say I follow politics that closely but it seems that...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 6, 2016

Supreme Court Candidates Vie for Votes

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Council hosted two candidate forums, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26, at the Seeley Lake Community Hall. Candidates for state and local races answered questions from...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 6, 2016

State Auditor Candidates Vie for Votes

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Council hosted two candidate forums, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26, at the Seeley Lake Community Hall. Candidates for state and local races answered questions from...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    October 6, 2016

Youth Get a Taste of Ranching

OVANDO - More than 130 students from Bonner, Seeley, Helmville and in between participated in the annual Blackfoot Challenge (BC) Farm Tour Sept. 26. The event was held at the Stone Ranch in Ovando...

 
 By Zelda Haines    News    October 6, 2016

Cross Country Continues to Step It Up

The Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) Cross Country Varsity Team competed in two meets this week, the first in Thompson Falls, Mont. Sept. 29 and the second in Hamilton, Oct. 1. The Seeley Lake Middle...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    October 6, 2016

Lady Blackhawks Strike Back

The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks played matches on the road last week against two teams that had beaten them earlier in the season. First Drummond and then Charlo fell to the Ladies as they improved their record to 5-1 in conference and 6-3 overall....

 
 By Betty Vanderwielen    News    October 6, 2016

From Part and Parcel to Parcel Post

SEELEY LAKE - Though writing teachers disapprove of using two words when one conveys the meaning satisfactorily, the English language is full of doublet phrases: safe and sound; each and every; null and void; bits and pieces; rack and ruin; part and...

 

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