Candidate filings trigger Fire District election May 4

Following the close of the Special District filing deadline Feb. 8, the Seeley Lake Rural Fire District is currently the only Special District election that will appear on the May 4 mail-in ballot. However, citizens can apply to be a write-in...

Locals recognized for life saving efforts

SEELEY LAKE - The Missoula County Sheriff's Office honored five individuals at a ceremony Tuesday, Feb. 16 for their life-saving actions following a September plane crash north of  Seeley Lake...

Sewer Bonds Failed

SEELEY LAKE - Both of the Sewer Bonds up for election Feb. 23 failed by a large margin. The preliminary results for the Phase 1 Bond was 33 Yes, 80 No. For the Plant, 98 voters approved and 198 voted against. Results are preliminary until...

Privacy Protections, Voting Restrictions, Bison Bills and Pandemic Preparedness

Montana Constitutional Amendment would Establish Protections for Electronic Messages The Montana Legislature is considering a bill proponents say will offer increased clarity and protections for privacy in the digital age. Senate Bill 203,...

Health Board revises COVID-19 mitigation requirements

MISSOULA COUNTY - The Missoula City-County Board of Health voted 6 to 1 to make several revisions to the County’s current COVID-19 mitigation requirements during a virtual meeting Thursday, Feb. 18. These revisions include: 1. Increasing event...

Running the line between recreation and conservation

Just after sunrise Saturday, Jan. 9, local wolf trapper Rob Henrekin fired up his snowmobile to check his trapline, something he has done every day since the wolf season opened Dec. 15. While he had...

"No One Can Stop Them:" Meet the Families Behind the Push for Insurance Coverage for Montana's Deaf Children

Nine years ago, doctors diagnosed Caden Shrauger with stage-four neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that developed in his nerve cells and spread throughout his body. At the time, doctors told his family he had a 50% chance of survival. Caden underwent...

Eagles starting to gel as a team, building confidence

SEELEY LAKE – When the Seeley Lake Elementary Eagles swept the court against Granite Feb. 17, Head Coach Brett Haines said the girls are starting to play together. After adding four girls to the...

Black Ram Project will wipe out old growth forests and bring death to Yaak grizzlies

The Kootenai National Forest advocated the 95,412-acre Black Ram Project will curtail fire risk in the wildland-urban interface and restore historic forest conditions by logging the most fire-resistant and resilient old growth forests, 12 miles...

Your psychology and the universe

Recently, I was asked to describe the overall structure of a person's psychology. Often, I describe one element at a time. Seldom do I attempt describe the entire structure. So, I thought it might...

Listen to the voters and oppose HB457

During the 2020 election, Montana voters approved I-190, legalizing and taxing marijuana for adult use. On the Montana ballot, I-190 passed with 56.9% of the vote, the most popular initiative this year. Montana voters strongly support individual...

Focusing on children

It's important to me that your voice is present at the legislature. All rural voters in Senate District 46 are invited to meet with me every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. via Zoom, and I encourage you to...

Faith that works through love

Do you desire more faith? We can have it by developing a loving relationship with our Lord. It is a personal connection with someone of good character that causes us to have faith. Well, our...

Terry Nelson Daugherty Oct. 12, 1950 - Dec. 30, 2020

GREAT FALLS – On Dec. 30, 2020, my dear sweet husband, Terry Nelson Daugherty was called to heaven. After thirty years of pain due to a logging accident, he is finally at peace. He called me his...

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