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Missoula County votes to hold off on ATV resolution

MISSOULA - At a virtual public hearing Jan. 7, the Missoula County Commissioners unanimously voted to table a resolution outlining the need for safety while operating all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) until further discussions can take place among...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    January 14, 2021

Deputies deliver holiday spirit

MISSOULA - "My favorite part is the joy and surprise on their faces to get something extra for the Christmas holiday," Missoula County Sheriff's Office Deputy Ryan Dunster said about handing out...

 

Swan Valley School goes remote

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley Elementary School went into fully remote learning after a member of the school community tested positive for COVID-19. Staff received the news on Thursday, Jan. 7 and subsequently closed the school that morning. Students... Full story

 

Ray Haera managed needed supplies during Vietnam War

SWAN VALLEY – Turning 18 in 1966, the height of the Vietnam War, Ray Haera figured he had the choice of getting drafted or voluntarily joining the military. He figured he had more options if he...

 

Montanans must demand accountability

Senator Steve Daines and Representative Matt Rosendale need to be held accountable for their blatant and un-democratic support for the insurrection at our nation’s capital this week. Please speak out. Please contact them via phone, email or...

 

Democracy matters - call for resignations

The events of the past week in Washington DC, where rioters invaded the Capitol yelling “Hang Pence” are inexcusable. The elected officials that supported these events included elected officials from Montana. If we let them remain in Congress,...

 

Consider the costs before voting for 40 years of debt

To quote board publications, “The Seeley Lake Missoula Country Sewer District Board of Directors adopted Resolution #11192020, calling for a bond election on Feb. 23, 2021, by mail ballot asking the qualified electors in the District to approve a...

 

The ol' ways

There was a time many moons ago I had a young stud quarter horse. He's lineage went to King P-234 and Peter Mc Cue. That's to those who knew the history. Anyway, this here horse, like many studs,...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 14, 2021

District granted extension for lawsuit response

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer Board has been granted an extension to respond to a lawsuit filed by a group of landowners. The lawsuit seeks to force the District to follow through with previously adopted resolutions to construct the proposed...

 

Missoula County awards grants to Seeley Lake organizations

MISSOULA COUNTY - The Seeley Lake Lions Club, Seeley Lake Regional Outdoor Center for Kinetic Sports (ROCKS), Veterans and Families of Seeley Lake, and The Potomac-Greenough Community Center will all receive grants of various sizes following a...

 

Montanans encouraged to test homes for radon

HELENA—Winter is the best time to test your home for radon according to Paul Tschida, radon specialist for the Montana Department of Environmental Quality’s Radon Control Program. “Testing for radon when your doors and windows are closed...

 

Double Arrow Ranch - Facts, figures and a little history

Double Arrow Ranch has been a part of the Seeley Lake community for 48 years. It continues to see new construction and undeveloped lots change hands. This past year over 60 property transactions...

 

Gov. Gianforte announces plan to remove state mask mandate

HELENA – During his first press conference of 2021 Tuesday, Jan. 5, newly elected Montana Governor Greg Gianforte announced his plan to eventually rescind the statewide mask mandate after vaccines... Full story

 

John "Jack" Clair Venters Sept. 9, 1944 – Dec. 25, 2020

SEELEY LAKE - John "Jack" Clair Venters, 76, passed from this life to eternity on Christmas Day 2020 at St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula due to complications related to COVID-19. Born in Seattle,... Full story

 

Gerald (Jerry) Estes, Jr.

WILMINGTON, NEW YORK – Gerald (Jerry) Estes, Jr., passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 at his home in Wilmington, New York surrounded by loving family. Jerry was predeceased by his wife Sandy, his paren... Full story

 

The homeschool uptick

As Montana schools sought to contain the pandemic last March by shutting their doors for the remainder of the spring semester, Flathead County Superintendent of Schools Jack Eggensperger began to notice an increase in the number of parents registerin...

 

Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men?

If you’re like me, you are familiar with the words of the first and maybe second verse of many Christmas carols, but perhaps not-so-much with some of the later verses. One such example for me is the carol “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear.” The...

 

The Nature Conservancy sells 12,000 acres to U.S. Forest Service

The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) sale of 12,039 acres of former industrial timber land to the U.S. Forest Service will allow for more public access according to a press release. The sold area was part...

 

Make ends meet

One of the devastating side effects of COVID-19 is that many people have been forced to rely on food banks to help them "make ends meet." But exactly what ends are supposed to meet? Where does that...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 14, 2021

Lady Blackhawks flatten Trojans and Eagles

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks continued to steamroll the competition with solid victories over the Trojans of Drummond on the road Jan. 8 and the Valley Christian Eagles at home Jan....

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 14, 2021

Blackhawks take down Trojans, fall to Eagles

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks split their week with a victory over Drummond at home Jan. 8 and a loss on the road to Valley Christian Jan 9. The Blackhawks fought hard against the Drummond...

 

Community Briefs

Seeley Lake Community Foundation accepting grant applications through Jan. 31 SEELEY LAKE - Non-profit organizations are invited to submit grant proposals up to $2,500 to the Seeley Lake Community Foundation (SLCF) for 2021 projects. Applications...

 

Montanans should not be forced to pay monopolies a profit on COVID losses

Most Montanans have suffered losses from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve shipped cattle at low prices, our fairgrounds have taken hits of hundreds of thousands of dollars and restaurants have closed. Our hospitals...

 

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