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Articles from the February 4, 2021 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    February 4, 2021

Opencut Mining Permit issued for Cottonwood Gravel Pit

SEELEY LAKE – On Jan. 25, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued Opencut Mining Permit #2864 to Deer Creek Excavating, LLC for a 20-acre sand and gravel pit on 26.5 acres located approximately four miles east of Seeley Lake...

 

County enters Phase 1b vaccine distribution

MISSOULA COUNTY - By the end of January, Missoula County shifted into the first tier for Phase 1b vaccine distribution. Tier one of Phase 1b includes county residents ages 70 and older, Native Americans and other people of color. Following these... Full story

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    February 4, 2021

Examining the risks of a "No" vote for bonds

SEELEY LAKE - The fate of a pair of bonds to fund Seeley Lake’s proposed sewer system is in the hands of the voters with ballots being mailed out Feb. 3. If the bonds pass in the Feb. 23 election, the Seeley Lake Sewer District can move forward to...

 

AAI names Schades as 2021 Art Benefactors

SEELEY LAKE - Alpine Artisans, Inc. (AAI) named Carla and Gene Schade as the recipients of their annual Arts Benefactor Award during their annual meeting which took place virtually Sunday, Jan. 24. E...

 

Question the source

After reading Roxie Sterling’s latest installment I am left in absolute awe of her access to “facts” not available to the average citizen whose sources of information are limited to such suspect tabloids as the Wall Street Journal, New York...

 

Adult behavior

In the spirit of Nancy Pelosi, Mr. Lombardi gave us a full-page report in his Letter to the Editor in the Pathfinder’s Jan. 21 issue. If he thinks Daines and Trump were bad, wait till Chuck Shummer, A.O.C., Bernie and Biden’s cabinet...

 

Spreading lies further divides

Last week there was a letter in this newspaper called “Where is the unity.” The first paragraph said those who “went into the Capitol unlawfully” should be prosecuted… I agree. But that is where my agreement with this letter ends. Unity...

 

Vote NO on Sewer Bonds

SEELEY LAKE - I am writing in response to Curt Friede’s letter last week. Curt has given false information regarding the Seeley Lake Sewer Project. I contacted the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) last year and asked if Seeley Lake was...

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    February 4, 2021

Rebuttal to Friede's sewer letter

SEELEY LAKE - Curt Friede’s letter to the editor about the sewer proposal last week suggests we “get the facts.” Here are a few: Fact: Mr. Friede of one of the parties suing the sewer district board to force them to build the sewer. Fact:...

 

Working for our electorate every day

Things are finally in full swing in the Legislature. The appropriations subcommittees are starting to wrap up their work. After they finish, the full Appropriations committee will come back together...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 4, 2021

Community invited to Winterfest events this Saturday

SEELEY LAKE – The community is invited to attend a History Snow Walk n’ Talk starting at Camp Paxson and Winterfest at Seeley Lake Elementary during the afternoon on Saturday, Feb. 6. The Seeley Lake Historical Society is hosting the Snow Walk...

 

COVID vaccinations at next Community Council meeting

SEELEY LAKE - The next meeting of the Seeley Lake Community Council will be held this Monday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The main topic will be COVID vaccinations. Cindy Farr, County Incident Commander - COVID-19 Response, will explain the current...

 

Update on senior meals in Seeley and Swan

We are fortunate in the Seeley Swan Valley to have both the Mission Mountains Mercantile (MMM) in Condon and the Seeley Lake Senior Center (SLSC) in Seeley Lake providing meals for seniors. The...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 4, 2021

Free tax return preparation assistance

MISSOULA – AARP will be offering free tax service at Southgate Mall, in the former location of Lane Bryant, between Hoagieville and Champs in the Dillard’s wing, on Mondays and Wednesdays. Appointments will be accepted between 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.... Full story

 

Conversations around water

If you've been around in the Blackfoot long enough, there's a good chance you've heard the words "Murphy right" or "Milltown right" thrown around. If you're an irrigator in the watershed, you've...

 

Comments sought on North Fork Blackfoot River Native Fish Restoration Project

SCAPEGOAT WILDERNESS – The Lolo National Forest is seeking comments on the North Fork Blackfoot River Native Fish Restoration Project which is located in the Scapegoat Wilderness on the Seeley Lake Ranger District on the Lolo National Forest, and...

 

Incident Commander clarifies COVID terminology

MISSOULA COUNTY - When one positive case of COVID-19 has the power to disrupt the operations for an entire institution, clarifying what is considered an active case versus a positive test can be... Full story

 

Our Father in Heaven

I find great encouragement from the Lord's Prayer to give shape to my own prayers. Rather than just a rote prayer, Jesus gave us the Lord's Prayer as an outline to teach us how we should pray. When we...

 

Jack Robert Davis Sept. 30, 1927-Jan. 20, 2021

SEELEY LAKE - On Sept. 30, 1927 "Happy" Jack Davis graced Planet Earth with his uplifting and indomitably cheerful presence. To the sorrow of those who were fortunate enough to have known him, and... Full story

 

Foundation to host Grant Technology training Feb. 18

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is offering a free Grant Technology training for businesses and nonprofits at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 led by SLCF Executive Director Claire Muller. This one-hour discussion will include information...

 

Economic Impact Payment debit cards issued

Calls are being received at local Area Agencies on Aging reporting that a credit card arrived in the mail from “Money Network Financial” saying that they represent the US Treasury and to call to activate the card. These are legitimate cards.... Full story

 

Connecting with clients through massage

SEELEY LAKE - Massage Therapist Michelle Dunn is hoping to offer her clients relieving therapeutic massage services as she opens the extension of her massage clinic in Missoula, True North Massage,...

 

Charlee Doris Loesch

SEELEY LAKE – Charlee Doris Loesch was born to Seeley Lake resident Alysa Loesch Jan. 29. Charlee weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces. Also welcoming Charlee into the world was her family in Seeley Lake:... Full story

 

Community Briefs

Placid Creek Rd. 349 temporary road closure PLACID LAKE - Placid Creek Road National Forest Service Road 349 from milepost 2.7 to milepost 5.1 will be temporarily closed through the end of February for fuels reduction work. The Nature Conservancy...

 

Skiers completed OSCR on their own terms

SEELEY LAKE - Skiers were given free reign to run the 39th annual OSCR cross country ski race whenever they wanted last weekend. Participants were recommended to begin the self-supported 10-, 22- or...

 

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