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Spence resigns, Hill and Goodover appointed

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board not only appointed two new directors but it elected the new directors, president and vice president at its Nov. 15 meeting. The board then voted to work with the county to extend the expired...

Elk Basin Restoration Project begins on the Game Range

SEELEY LAKE – This winter Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is starting the Elk Basin Restoration Project on the westside of the Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area also known as the Game...

Radar speed signs to be requested

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Community Council voted to seek radar operated speed signs for downtown Seeley Lake at its Nov. 12 meeting. Also at the meeting: Tom Browder was sworn into the vacant council seat; US Forest Service District Ranger...

Bits of Thanksgiving trivia

This week thousands of Americans will roast turkeys for their traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Here are some fun facts about turkeys and some Thanksgiving trivia to wow family and friends at the...

SSHS recognizes fall athletes

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) fall sports awards banquet was held Nov. 13 at Seeley-Swan High School. The banquet was held to present varsity letters, pins, chevrons,...

A glimpse into the life of William A. Clark

SEELEY LAKE – Copper King, risk taker, western Midas, corrupt, personality of last year's bird's nest, and shame to the American nation were all words used to describe William A. Clark, one of the...

Organization offers polar bear viewing

SEELEY LAKE – Prompted by the success of its August screening of "Walking Bear Comes Home," the Clearwater Resource Council presented a follow-up Clearwater Partners Workshop Nov. 17. Entitled...

Community Briefs

Seeley Swan Pharmacy offers medication disposal receptacle SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Swan Pharmacy is now a collection site for unused medications. The MedSafe Collection Receptacle allows residents a safe collection site in the Valley where...

Fish screens: Keeping trout in the river and water in the ditch

This past spring, a teacher from Helmville School contacted us asking about an irrigation ditch behind the school that had some trout swimming in it. The kids were excited about "rescuing" the fish...

His hand is stretched out still

I wonder what message the prophet Isaiah was trying to emphasize when he said, “…for all this His anger is not turned away, but His hand is stretched out still?” It must have been awfully important as he repeats it again and again (Isaiah...

Easier said than done...

It’s hard to be a small business owner let alone run a newspaper in a small town. In the last month and a half we have printed approximately 50 letters to the editor and ran dozens of political ads. A few of them have been complete nonsense but...

Words are contagious

Since words are not a type of illness or disease, how are words contagious? The answer becomes obvious when we listen to religious leaders, teachers, parents and political figures. We experience the...

US Bank needs to rethink "Simple Loans"

US Bank sells “Simple Loans” with 70-88 percent interest in Montana. People take these loans to buy snow tires, cover a mortgage payment, or pay medical bills. Montana law caps predatory payday loans at 36 percent interest. But...

Upcoming Events Calendar

Through mid-Dec. $10 food bags for the Seeley-Swan Community Food Bank available at Cory's Valley Market. Sponsored by Veterans & Families of Seeley Lake. Through Dec. 14 Giving Tree at Cory's... Full story

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