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Articles from the November 1, 2018 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

Ferguson gets in on the action

SWAN VALLEY – Army grunt turned helicopter pilot, Swan Valley resident Richard "Rick" Ferguson said his three tours in Vietnam were "just doing his duty." While the loss of 58,000 soldiers in Vietna...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

Celebration of bubbles remembers Addy Trevino

SEELEY LAKE - Students, teachers and parents gathered with the Trevino family on the Seeley Lake Elementary football field Thursday morning, Oct. 25 and blew bubbles for Addy Trevino. Nothing was...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

Lady Blackhawks take second in District 13-C - Head to Divisionals

MISSOULA - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks punched their ticket to the Western C Divisional Tournament by taking second at the 13-C District Tournament last week. It was easier said than done as the L...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

Harvest family fun in Condon

SWAN VALLEY - Member from Condon Community Church and the community gathered Sunday, Oct. 28 for an evening of fun and fellowship at the church's annual Harvest Party. After a meal of chili, everyone...

 

The gift that is helping change the world for those diagnosed with DIPG

Addy Trevino has made a huge impact on the Seeley Lake community. But as her parents know, Addy did not stop at touching lives in our community. Addy’s gift to cancer research is changing the world for families facing DIPG. I interviewed the...

 

Separate politics and law enforcement - Elect Wafstat

Missoula County is facing challenges within the sheriff’s office, issues that reflect on accountability to the public and ethical failures of leadership. These are systemic failures that impact public safety and our pocketbooks. Leadership weakness...

 
 By Claire Muller    News    November 1, 2018

Lindemer receives Community Foundation scholarship

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is proud to announce a $1,000 scholarship award to Shane Lindemer. Lindemer was born and raised in Seeley Lake. He participated in school sports and...

 

Understanding the impact of trauma following a natural disaster

SEELEY LAKE - Did you know that kids’ brain development can be impacted directly by natural disasters such as the Rice Ridge Fire? Trauma care expert and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Stacy York will give a free seminar Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at Seeley...

 

New product for Medicare open enrollment 2019: LASSO Healthcare MSA

Hi all, I hope you are enjoying the beautiful fall colors. Medicare Open Enrollment (Oct. 15-Dec. 7) is once again in full swing! This year for 2019, in addition to four regular Medicare Advantage...

 

All politics is local

All politics is local. Let’s use my marriage to my husband and best friend, for example. We’re not exactly the same; we have our differences, but just like our neighbors, we have far more in common than we have differences. We work out our...

 
 By Mike Davis    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Vote for Mike Hopkins - A proven performer

I am not generally that politically active but this year I feel compelled to react to House District 92’s race between Lee Bridges and Mike Hopkins. Some political views between the two are similar. Woman’s rights and reproductive rights, job...

 

Getting things done for House District 92

In addition to helping write and pass a responsible, balanced budget, fighting against the $300 million in tax increases that will be proposed next session and passing property tax relief for Montana Seniors, there are a number of other topics we...

 

Violence and politics – Stochastic terrorism

Anger and fear have come to dominate American politics since 2016. Sadly, American politicians are capitalizing on anger and fear in order to manipulate voters and garner support. I touched on this in my admonishment to House District 92 Republican...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

Open Space Bond debated at Council meeting

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Community Council hosted a forum Sept. 10 on the Open Space Bond. Missoula County voters will decide the fate of the $15 million bond in the Nov. 6 election. Executive Director of Five Valleys Land Trust and a represen...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

A connection to the past - Green joins SAR

MISSOULA – Seeley Lake resident Rob Green is the second in his family to be inducted into the Sons of the American Revolution. Green was drawn to the connectedness he felt within the group and...

 

New opportunity for children and families to get outside

Do it for kids, do it to have fun yourself, do it to build community! ROCKS (Regional Outdoor Center for Kinetic Sports) has always focused on what is best for kids, community and outdoor recreation....

 

Flathead National Forest identifies need for restoration in the Swan

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest is requesting input on the proposed Mid Swan Landscape Restoration & Wildland Urban Fuels Reduction Project. The project is located in the Swan Valley, south of Swan Lake str...

 

Ryker Blaine Coombes

SEELEY LAKE - Ryker Blaine Coombes was born Oct. 26 at 12:26 p.m. to Seeley Lake residents Jurian and Kendra Coombes. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20 inches long. Ryker was welcomed by...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

Paxton retires after 31 years

SEELEY LAKE – Jeannie Paxton, a fixture at the Filling Station since 1987, poured her last drink as a full time employee Oct. 19. What she enjoyed the most throughout her career in customer service...

 

SSHS recognizes senior athletes

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley-Swan High School recognized their senior cross country and volleyball athletes along with their families at the last volleyball home game of the season Saturday, Oct....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

First graders raising funds to cure cancer

SEELEY LAKE - After learning in social studies about the impact six-year-old Jane Addams had on the poor, Seeley Lake Elementary first graders decided they wanted to help people too. With their...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 1, 2018

Ovando teacher receives KECI Gold Star Teaching Award

OVANDO – Ovando teacher Andrea Tougas received the KECI Gold Star Teaching Award this past September. Tougas is thankful to the Ovando School and the community for allowing her to do what she loves...

 

A spooktacular time at Swan Valley School Harvest Festival

SWAN VALLEY - The festive laughter of all ages having a spooky fun time echoed throughout the Swan Valley Elementary School's gym on the evening of Oct 26. The annual Harvest Festival, hosted by the...

 

Council works through Land Use and Housing elements

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Community Council met for a special meeting Oct. 23 to review and discuss public comments to the third and fourth elements entitled Land Use and Housing of the Swan Valley Regional Draft Plan. The members paid...

 

Whom do you celebrate?

Like football itself, the Super Bowl halftime show has become an integral part of American culture. In some ways, the halftime show is even more widely anticipated and talked about. King Solomon once wrote in Ecclesiastes, “There is no new thing...

 

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