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Articles from the November 2, 2017 edition

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 By Nathan Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

Lady Blackhawks on Fire

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks season may have gotten off to a smoky start but they are on fire now. They burned up the court at the District 13-C Tournament Oct. 27-28. They took down...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

County Grants $100,000 for Subsidies and Amends Inter-local Agreement

MISSOULA - The Missoula County Commissioners approved a grant to help lower the initial operating and maintenance (O&M) of the proposed Seeley Lake sewer at their Oct. 25 administrative meeting. The commissioners also approved an edited version of...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

Loving People for More Than 30 Years

SEELEY LAKE - "Love the people," was the message Pastors Gary and Heatherann Wayne received when accepting the call to serve Faith Chapel in Seeley Lake in 1987. While the implementation of that...

 
 By Montana FWP    News    November 2, 2017

West-Central Montana Hunter Check Stations Numbers Still Up

Hunter traffic and harvest slowed during the second weekend of big game hunting in west-central Montana but cumulative harvest totals at the region’s three hunter check stations are still up from the past three seasons.  White-tailed deer harvest... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

Volunteers Save Trailer, Contents Total Loss

GREENOUGH – Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 Greenough Potomac Volunteer Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire just west of Clearwater Junction. While volunteer firefighters...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

How Do We Live With Fire?

by Andi Bourne Pathfinder MISSOULA - A panel of eight experts discussed the challenges and lessons of the 2017 fire season to help address the question How Do We Live with Fire? The forum, moderated...

 

Variations in Consciousness

In past articles, I presented conscious and unconscious parts of our psychologies in many different ways. Believe it or not, there are still many other ways to describe and discuss these critical parts of human nature. In this article, I thought...

 

A Message from the Volunteers of the Seeley Lake Rural Fire Department

SEELEY LAKE - For the volunteer members of the Seeley Lake Rural Fire Department there is nothing more important than the community we serve. Undoubtedly, the resignation of Chief Bob Vanden Heuvel left a significant amount of uncertainty in the...

 

Beware of Sewer Equality

SEELEY LAKE - At the Seeley Lake Sewer Board meeting Oct. 19, Greg Robertson announced that he was changing the assessment methodology to using equal assessments for residences and businesses. The Pathfinder article also said that this would level...

 

Sewer District Pushed to Decision-Making with Incomplete and Inadequate Information

SEELEY LAKE - I’ve been trying to work up a sheet of information, that anyone might understand, regarding the actual costs for constructing the proposed sewer. I obtained the only currently available project budget. That document consists of 2.5...

 

Elevated Lead Concentrations in Some Faucets at SSHS

SEELEY LAKE - In the wake of the news surrounding the water situations reported in Flint, Michigan and Portland, Ore. Missoula County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Thane requested that the MCPS Operations Department arrange for water testing in...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

Amendment Proposed to Cottonwood Gravel Pit Haul Route

SEELEY LAKE – The Double Arrow Land Owners’ Association (DARLOA) Board of Directors requested an amendment to the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) approved by Powell County for the Cottonwood Gravel Pit proposed by Deer Creek Excavating, LLC. The...

 

Don't Leave Money on the Table

Hello and Happy Fall! My note this month explains the 2016 Montana Elderly Homeowner/Renter Credit Form 2EC. There is one money-saving offer anyone in Montana who was age 62 or older as of Dec. 31, 2016, should not ignore. It comes from the Montana...

 

Our New Economic Champion

The first Europeans that arrived in Montana were not interested in mountain biking or sight seeing. They came to make money, fast. The determination to make money as quickly as possible without...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

Thinking Outside the Classroom

SWAN VALLEY – "There is so much more to education than what is in a lesson plan," said first-year teacher Jamie Matthew. Matthew joined the Swan Valley School teaching staff this year after working...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

Great Support Shown for Costa Rica-bound Students

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Lions Club was filled with food, fire and fun Thursday, Oct. 19 for the Seeley-Swan High School Destination for Education's Fall Fest. Attendees enjoyed a variety of...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    November 2, 2017

Potomac Copper Drilling in Hibernation

POTOMAC - The seasonal search for copper above Potomac has ended for the year leaving the ground resting and reclaimed. According to Kennecott Exploration Company (KEC) Principal Geoscientist Clinton Roberts, the drill holes were completed east of...

 

Potomac Bike-a-Thon Results Are In

A total of 1451.3 miles were ridden in the Potomac Bike-a-Thon Oct. 12. Five students rode more than 33 miles with two students riding 36.6 miles. This year was a new fundraising record. Students...

 

Public Facilities and Services Addressed – Implementation Element Tabled

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Regional Planning Committee edited the Public Facilities and Services, the sixth element, and reviewed the final Implementation element of the draft growth plan at their Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 meetings. At the Oct. 25 meeti...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

SPARK! Offers More Fine Arts at SSHS

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan High School started incorporating the SPARK! Arts Ignite Learning program this year in Dr. Kathleen Pecora's senior English Class. The two-hour photography lesson was...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 2, 2017

Verizon Antenna Added to Cell Tower

SEELEY LAKE – A Verizon antenna was installed on the 150-foot cell tower on Redwood Lane in Seeley Lake this past week. J.R. Reger, a member of the tower owner Andesite Properties LLC, said it...

 

Community Briefs

Loving Hearts Not Accepting Donations in November SEELEY LAKE – Loving Hearts is out of room! They are unable to accept donations in November. Thank you. Veterans and Spouses Invited to Christmas Dinner, Dec. 7 SEELEY LAKE – The Veterans and...

 

Patricia Louise Bewick

SEELEY LAKE -Patricia Louise Bewick, 88, was born in Tulsa, Okla. She joined her husband John Bewick Oct. 22, 2017. They were married for 63 years at the time of his passing in 2011. Patricia and... Full story

 

Dorothy Lavoie Crosby 1933 ~ 2017

SEELEY LAKE - Dorothy Lavoie Crosby, 83 of Seeley Lake, passed away Monday, Oct. 16 at St. Patrick Hospital. She was born Dec. 31, 1933, in Missoula, the daughter of Mildred and George Lavoie.... Full story

 

For As He Thinketh

In Proverbs 23:7 we read, “For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” In these past few months we’ve had a lot to think or be concerned about. It seems the world has been in commotion with all manner of natural and man made disasters, even in...

 

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