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Articles from the December 29, 2016 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

No Mussels Detected – Prevention Discussions to Start Locally

HELENA - Test results from 182 water bodies in Montana have turned up no new detections of invasive mussels, according to the Montana Mussel Response Team with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP).   Salmon Lake, Seeley Lake, Lake Alva, Lake Inez,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

A Lesson in Giving and Sharing

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary kindergarteners donated more than 100 pairs of socks to the Seeley Swan Food Bank Dec. 20. The project that came to life in less than a day, taught the stude...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

Seeley Lake Lions Club Delivers Holiday Meal

The Seeley Lake Lions Club delivered their holiday baskets to 32 families in the area, Dec. 20. Prior to the Lions members picking up the boxes, Cory's Valley Market employees packed the boxes with...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    December 29, 2016

Potomac Community Treated to Students' Holiday Spirit

POTOMAC - It was a packed house as more than 275 people sat under festive lighting in the Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC) Dec. 21 for the annual Potomac School Holiday Program. Directed by...

 

Rest On Fawn Peak

If I fall asleep for the last time, Let it be as the sun kisses the Mission Mountains as orange replaces blue. Let it be when jays roost, does feed on clover silently near by. Let it be when the bull...

 

The People Said No. Get Over It!

SEELEY LAKE - Where do I begin? What don’t people understand about losing? The Democrats had a meltdown when they lost the election. They wouldn’t drop it. I didn’t see the Republicans having a fit when this last president was elected. Just...

 
 By John Rice    Opinion    December 29, 2016

Seeley Lake Ranger District Not Addressing Safety and Environmental Threat

SEELEY LAKE - I recently read in the Dec. 8 edition of the Pathfinder a considerably lengthy article by Seeley Lake Ranger Rachel Feigley concerning all the good work and cooperation of the National Forest Service. So, I am left somewhat confused as...

 

Pathfinder Not to Blame

SEELEY LAKE - It was with dismay that I learned last week that the Pathfinder was attacked for your coverage of the sewer vote. As you know, I am not an uncritical reader, but I have never seen any hint of bias or slant in your paper. In fact, I...

 

Board Decision to Protest is Disappointing

SEELEY LAKE - The Sewer Board’s decision to protest the bond vote that did not go its way is disappointing. The facts are: • The board has no one to blame but itself for the outcome. • The board and the county representatives supporting it...

 

Powerful Example of Win-Win for BCSP

MISSOULA - Recently representatives from the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), Montana Mountain Bike Alliance and MTB Missoula signed on as supporters of the collaborative landscape proposal the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship...

 

Just Your Time

I was asked recently what I wanted for Christmas this year, and I thought about that. Of course there are material items that came to mind (I am only human.) A horse trailer was at the top of the...

 

First Day Hike at Placid Lake State Park

HELENA – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host guided hikes at state parks across the state as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hike initiative on New Year’s Day, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. There will be a one-mile easy hike led...

 
 By Carol Evans    News    December 29, 2016

Maracujá Due to Heat Things Up

SEELEY LAKE - To combat a cold January winter, Alpine Artisans' performing arts branch 2 Valleys Stage is bringing the community a mixture of fiery Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music courtesy of the band...

 

BLM Asks Public for Comments on Land Use Plan Revision

MISSOULA – The Bureau of Land Management’s Missoula Field Office is undertaking one of its biggest projects in recent years: overhauling its Resource Management Plan (RMP)—the document that guides its management of 156,000 acres of public...

 

Improving Your Financial Health in the New Year

New Year's resolutions are typically made with great deliberation and conviction - especially after devouring that second piece of Aunt Betty's famous double chocolate fudge cake Jan. 1 at 10 p.m. In...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

Donations Fill Hearts at SLE Christmas Store

SEELEY LAKE – While children love to receive gifts on Christmas, the ability to give gifts to those they love brings additional joy to the season. For the past 20 years, Seeley Lake Elementary...

 

No Shortage in Gingerbread Housing

SEELEY LAKE – One of the popular activities leading up to Christmas is the making of gingerbread houses. A Google search for "images of gingerbread houses" pulls up a wide variety of confectionary...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

Third Grader Raises $428 for Tanzania Milk Program

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake Elementary third-grader Reece Fowler took his class writing assignment to the next level. After selling hot drinks and cookies outside of Cory's Valley Market Dec. 23 and 2...

 

Kids are DUMB

For nearly fifteen years, I have worked with kids in a faith-based setting. I was a bible camp counselor for two summers. I volunteered 2-5 hours a week all throughout college at my church to help kids. I worked at my home-church for eight years as...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

Getting People Back to the Things They Love to Do

SEELEY LAKE – Starting Jan. 1, Dr. Jeff Engel will be the new chiropractor in Seeley Lake. Engel purchased Lance Bohlman's chiropractic business and said he looks forward to serving local clients...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

'Twas the Night Before Christmas in Ovando

OVANDO – 'Twas the Night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. Except for the mouse named Izzy in the home of Clemet Moore. Ovando and Sunset...

 

Salmon Prairie School Show Goes On Despite Power Outage

SALMON PRAIRIE - A power outage did not stop Salmon Prairie School's student-written play based on "A Charlie Brown Christmas" held Dec. 20. With the light from a lantern and a few electric lights...

 

As American As Apple Pie

Those who savored a piece of apple pie for dessert this Christmas may have some understanding of the answer American soldiers’ shipping out in World War II gave journalists who asked why the young men were willing to fight in the war. With all the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 29, 2016

It's Winter Again at SLE

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary school gymnasium was filled with holiday songs and soloist selections at the annual "Winter Again" concert, Dec. 20. Students from kindergarten through...

 

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