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Articles from the January 13, 2022 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    January 13, 2022 

Blackhawk BIZ offers life lessons and business experience

SEELEY LAKE – "It's hard! It takes a lot of effort if you want to run a business," said Seeley-Swan High School student Aaron Jungers during the recap of the Blackhawk BIZ Market Day. "At the...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 13, 2022 

Masking guidelines updated as COVID cases surge

MISSOULA - Recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate the Omicron COVID-19 variant is three times more contagious than the Delta variant and masks with better filtration will provide better protection.... Full story

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 13, 2022 

Winter Fun Days - Not just for the dogs

SEELEY LAKE – While most people call it the "Dog Days of Summer," the dogs of winter were out enjoying the new snow this past weekend. Montana Mountain Mushers hosted their annual Winter Fun Days...


Thanks for lending a helping hand

We were looking forward to welcoming 2022 with the last grouse hunt of the season. Instead, we got stuck in the snow and found the heartbeat of Seeley Lake. Here’s to a Happy New Year ahead, thanks to the kind family of snowmobilers that helped us...


1-2-3 maintenance tips for septic tanks

1) Have your septic tank system inspected and pumped regularly Sludge in large quantities can only be eliminated by a professional pumper. You should have a pumper inspect your septic system to...

 By Bruce Rieman    News    January 13, 2022 

A new perspective on nature that just might save us all

SEELEY LAKE - Doug Chadwick will be presenting his new book at the Open Book Club at the Seeley Lake Community Foundation on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. Masks are required. Please note the earlier...


Climate change, invasive species drive native trout declines

MISSOULA – In a new study published in Science Advances, University of Montana researchers found that climate change drives native trout declines by reducing stream habitat and facilitating the expansion of invasive trout species. “This study...


Foundation sponsors Personal Tech Support event Jan. 27

SEELEY LAKE - Did you receive a new technology device for the holidays and are unsure how to use it? Have technology questions or issues you want to be resolved? Come by the Seeley Lake Community Foundation Building West Wing Thursday, Jan. 27,...


UM announces fall semester Dean's List

 MISSOULA – At the University of Montana, nearly 2,600 undergraduate students made the fall semester 2021 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List. Several students from Condon, Ovando, Potomac and Seeley Lake are listed below. To qualify,...


Bare naked legs

Just the other day while working at Placid Lake State Park, I observed a group of ducks gathered around a large space of open, ice-free water. Some were swimming and foraging in the shallow bottom...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 13, 2022 

Grooming for success on the Seeley Creek Nordic Trails

SEELEY LAKE – Seasoned skiers of the area are calling the skiing in Seeley Lake "the best starts in recent memory." Since early December, the trails have received regular, moderate amounts of snow t...


Robert R. Harnisch Oct. 29, 1949 – Jan. 6, 2022

SEELEY LAKE - Robert R. Harnisch was born to Dorothy L. (Beyrer) and Raymond R. Harnisch near Glenwood City, Wisconsin on Oct. 29, 1949. In 1955 the Harnisch family moved to Bloomer, Wisconsin where... Full story

 By Roger Andruss    Opinion    January 13, 2022 

Peering through the mist

“Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.” (1 Corinthians 13:12) The Message paraphrases that verse this way – “We don’t yet see...

 By Henry Netherland    News    January 13, 2022 

Dailies digitize as print declines

MONTANA - Nationwide data from the Pew Research Center shows newspapers’ print circulation decreased over 45% in the last decade. With a sample set of Montana daily newspapers showing an average decline of nearly 40% over the past 10 years,...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 13, 2022 

Creating metal works of art

SEELEY LAKE – When Cole Henrekin graduated from Seeley-Swan High School in 2014, he went to Montana Technological University for mechanical engineering. After three semesters he realized he did not...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 13, 2022 

Seeley-Swan faces Trojans and Eagles

The Lady Blackhawks and Blackhawks had a pair of games last week taking on the Drummond Trojans on the road Jan. 7 and then hosting the Eagles of Valley Christian Jan. 8. The Lady Blackhawks were...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 13, 2022 

Skiers glide to solid finish

WHITEFISH, MONTANA – Tree skiers from the Seeley Lake Nordic Team and their coach Darren Zellman took to the racecourse during the annual Glacier Glide Jan. 9 in Whitefish, Montana. "I was proud of...


Community Briefs

Seeley Lake Library news SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Community Library has brand new fiction and nonfiction titles available. Everyone is invited to come in and check them out. The Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 in observance of the...


20/35 Year Look Back

In celebration of 35 years of the Seeley Swan Pathfinder, each week we will run parts of articles that appeared in the issue 35 years ago and 20 years ago. The entire issue will be uploaded to our web...


Public Services & Hours

Public Services • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Mon, 7pm, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, • Missoula County Treasurer: 2nd & 4th Thurs, 9:30am – 3:30pm, closed for lunch 11:30 – 12:30, Satellite Office, 3360 Highway 83N ... Full story


Area Lunch Menus

For any area senior unable to afford the lunches, assistance may be available. Frozen meals are also available for those interested. Please call Linda Howard with Missoula Aging Services at 406-541-7688 for information. Swan Valley Senior Lunches The... Full story


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