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Articles from the December 15, 2016 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

Cottonwood Gravel Pit Permit Not Granted After Split Vote

SEELEY LAKE – After a four and a half hour hearing and two motions on the table that ended in a tie, the Powell County Planning Board was unable to approve or deny the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for the proposed gravel pit on Cottonwood Lakes...

 
 By Montana Stockgrowers Association    News    December 15, 2016

Two Creek Monture Ranch Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

OVANDO - The Two Creek Monture Ranch, from Ovando, Mont., was recognized as the 2017 Montana Environmental Stewardship Award winner. Ranch managers Wayne and Karalee Slaght and family accepted the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

Sharing Love and Generosity this Christmas

SEELEY LAKE – Loving Hearts hosted their annual Toy Sale Dec. 6. When the doors opened at 5 p.m. there was a line out the back door. The sale was wrapped up by 6 p.m. This year, the volunteers saw...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    December 15, 2016

Christmastime in Potomac

POTOMAC - The snowy winter month of December brought the annual Christmas Comes Home event to Potomac. Hosted at the Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC), attendees enjoyed festive activities...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

SSHS Musicians Play to a Full House

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) Music Department held its Winter Concert Dec. 6. Under the direction of Music Director Kaytee Ambrozich, band and choir students entertained with...

 
 By Victoria Elliott    Opinion    December 15, 2016

Seatbelt Safety is Very Important

Many people die from car accidents because they are not wearing their seatbelts when they are riding in their cars. That is a very dangerous and foolish thing to do!! This causes families a lot of sadness and broken hearts!! Everyone, you should...

 
 By Elinor Williamson    Opinion    December 15, 2016

Please Pause for Pets and People

Alert! For those who warm up their car in the garage, please make sure you do not leave your pet in the garage after leaving. Carbon monoxide could kill your pet from the fumes of your car. Best to back your car outside then warm it up. Carbon...

 
 News    December 15, 2016

Potomac 4-H Club Members Win Honors

MISSOULA - Missoula County 4-H presented 67 county awards to 47 4-H club members who showed excellence in their project areas. The nominated members were from eight 4-H clubs. This year popular...

 
 News    December 15, 2016

Travel Tips for a Safe Holiday Season

MISSOULA — Roadways and airways are about to get a little crowded as we enter peak travel season for the holidays. The American Automobile Association (AAA) reports that Americans drive the most during the fall months, October through December, at...

 
 By The Nature Conservancy    Opinion    December 15, 2016

Clearwater-Blackfoot Project: Two Years of Stewardship

As snow finally blankets the valley, the quiet and cold gives us time to reflect on the last year. 2016 has been an incredibly busy year for The Nature Conservancy in Montana, including for those of us who work on the Clearwater-Blackfoot Project....

 
 By Alpine Artisans Inc.    News    December 15, 2016

AAI to Receive $10,000 Grant

SEELEY LAKE - National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is a Challenge America grant of...

 
 By Betty Vanderwielen    News    December 15, 2016

Double Arrow Property

SEELEY LAKE - Part I of this two-part article posited a time between 1935 – 1940 when Burt and Dagmar Sperry may have lived in the Homestead Cabin now belonging to the Double Arrow Ranch Landowners...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

Wicked Good Greens Provides Fresh Greens throughout the Winter

POTOMAC – Chef Jennifer "Niffer" Stackpole of Balsamroot Catering in Potomac has expanded her ability to share her love of food and provide good food to her customers. With her new farm called Wicke...

 
 By Rev. Carrie A.H. Benton    Opinion    December 15, 2016

Freedom Journey

1Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you… 4-6 I suspect you would never intend this, but this is what happens. When you attempt to live by your own religious plans and...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

Blackhawks 1-1 at Western C Tip-off

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks defeated Granite and fell to Hot Springs at the Western C Tip-off last week. The Blackhawks now have a 2-1 overall record for the season. Versus Granite The...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

Lady Blackhawks Victorious at Western C Tip-off

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks racked up a pair of wins the Western C Tip-off last week. The Ladies defeated Granite and St. Regis to extend their overall record to 3-0. Versus Granite...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

Eagles Face Tough Competition, Finish Strong

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary (SLE) boys basketball team wraps up their season Thursday, Dec. 15 with their final game against Philipsburg. The Eagle's A team, made up of primarily...

 
 News    December 15, 2016

Community Briefs

Everyone Invited to the Rich Ranch Community Appreciation Day, Dec. 18 SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan and Ovando area residents are invited to the Rich Ranch in Woodworth Meadows Sunday, Dec. 18 from 1-4 p.m. for a community family fun day. Gather with...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    December 15, 2016

Sewer Bond Fails

SEELEY LAKE - Preliminary numbers reported by the Missoula County Elections Office have the $4.4 million Seeley Lake Sewer Bond failing by a margin of 186 "no" votes to 137 "yes" votes. The bond would have paid to build the proposed wastewater...