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Articles from the January 21, 2021 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    January 21, 2021

Commissioners discuss concerns regarding Seeley Lake Ambulance

MISSOULA – At their Administrative Meeting Jan. 14, the Missoula County Commissioners discussed a letter regarding complaints they have received concerning the medical care being provided by the Seeley Lake Ambulance. The letter was sent to the...


OSCR unsupported, other cross country ski races canceled

SEELEY LAKE - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the annual cross country skiing races Skiesta and the Biathlon have been postponed to next year while the 25k and 50k OSCR will take place unsupported....

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 21, 2021

Wind whips through valley, topple trees and power lines

With winds gusts reaching nearly 50 miles per hour around the area Wednesday, Jan. 13, downed trees caused widespread power outages, blocked roads and damaged property. While emergency personnel respo...


Politicians, by nature, are oddsmakers, calculators, bettors, bookies

They bet on winning and losing all the time. Sen. Steve Daines bet on President Trump. But following the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Daines changed his wager. That day a pro-Trump mob attacked the Capitol, erected a gallows, killed a...


Montana State legislators aim to weaken Montana

Well, the Montana Legislature is in session, and some of the bills put forward are pretty strange. It is easy to go to and let your opinion be known. Go to HOME and choose Send a Web Message to Legislator/Committee...then just follow...


Welcome to the Valley

I've heard that phrase several times since moving back to the area and starting my position as the Seeley Lake Game Warden. I'd like to thank everyone I've met, from the bottom of my heart, for being...


Reversing the trend

It's week three here at the Legislative Session and things are off and running. For the last 16 years, the bureaucracy in Helena has been told from on high that the best way for them to affect positiv...


Revised COVID-19 mitigation requirements recommended for restaurants, bars and casinos

At its meeting Jan. 21, the Missoula City-County Board of Health (MCCHD), will consider adopting revisions to current COVID-19 mitigation requirements for restaurants, bars, breweries, distilleries and casinos. These revisions have been under... Full story


Incident Management Team will coordinate vaccination efforts

MISSOULA COUNTY - Missoula County's Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announced their development of a Type III Incident Management Team to coordinate Phase 1b of the COVID-19 vaccine... Full story


Closing a chapter and welcoming the next

As we welcome the New Year, The Nature Conservancy was glad to end the last one with some good news. On Christmas Eve, we finalized another sale of more than 12,000 acres of land to the U.S. Forest Service. Together with a previous sale, more than...


RAC votes to increase site fees

POWELL COUNTY - The Tri County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) voted to increase recreation site fees for 11 sites across the Lolo National Forest during a virtual meeting on Tuesday, Jan 12. Sites...


Community leaders present plans for 2021

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake Community Council listened to presentations from multiple community leaders during their virtual meeting Monday, Jan. 11. Speakers included Missoula District Administrator Bob Vosen who presented Montana Department of...


Our God is a God of covenants

God makes and keeps His covenants. The scriptures record, preserve and reveal God's covenantal nature. God covenanted with our ancestors Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. He promised them property, posterity...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 21, 2021

Board supports sewer bond, discusses residency program

SEELEY LAKE – At their Jan. 12 meeting, the Seeley-Swan Hospital District Board voted unanimously to designate Chair Twyla Johnson as the special district agent to vote in favor of the sewer bond that is being voted on Feb. 23. They also learned mo...

 By Andi Bourne    News    January 21, 2021

Lady Blackhawks recognized seniors

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley-Swan High School recognized their senior Lady Blackhawk athletes along with their families and friends at their home game Saturday, Jan. 16....


Community Briefs

Fall prevention workshop, Feb. 3 and March 3 Join Missoula Aging Services and Stephanie Markin for a virtual Falls Prevention Workshop Feb. 3 starting at 10:30 a.m. or March 3 starting at 11 a.m. This one-hour workshop is designed for older adults,...


Board discusses mask enforcement at January meeting

POTOMAC - Members of the Potomac School Board discussed the continuation of their 1900 series policies which includes requiring masks in school facilities at their Jan. 11 meeting. The series also maintains student cohort groups throughout the...


Race to the Sky canceled

LINCOLN - For the second time in its 36-year run, the annual mushing competition, Montana Race to the Sky, has been canceled. Pam Beckstrom, 35 year volunteer, said after much deliberation, the event'...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 21, 2021

Lady Blackhawks dominate Tigers, down Prospectors

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks added a pair of wins to their record last week decimating the Darby Tigers on the road Jan. 15 and defeating the Granite Prospectors on their home court J...

 By Nathan Bourne    News    January 21, 2021

Rough week for Blackhawks

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks came up short in both their games last week falling to Darby at home Jan. 15 and Granite on the road Jan. 16. The Blackhawks had their hands full taking on...


Congratulations Caleb Maughan

On Jan. 15, Seeley-Swan High School 2020 graduate Caleb Maughan graduated from the first phase of the Navy Nuclear Engineering program. After completing four months of 15-hour school days and extra... Full story

 By James Bradley    News    January 21, 2021

Concealed carry bill passes House

HELENA -- A controversial bill that expands where concealed weapons are allowed passed the Montana House of Representatives Thursday. Legislators voted along party lines, with 66 Republicans voting for the bill, and 31 Democrats voting against it.... Full story

 By Chris Aadland    News    January 21, 2021

Lawmakers consider limiting authority of local health officials

Wading into a public debate that has grown heated on social media, the House Local Government Committee held a hearing Thursday afternoon for House Bill 121, which would limit the authority of public health officers and health boards, and give... Full story


Legislative Roundup - Week 2: Concealed carry bill, local health boards face scrutiny in Legislature's second week

Tense Standoff Between Legislators Disrupts First Gun Bill Debate in Montana House The Montana Senate will now consider a bill that would greatly expand where concealed weapons can be carried in Montana after the House of Representatives passed House... Full story


Vaccine website, call center launch as County starts transition to Phase 1b

As COVID-19 vaccine providers in Missoula County start the transition to vaccinating individuals in Phase 1b, residents can now find up-to-date information about vaccine options by visiting online or calling 258-INFO if...


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