Articles from the February 27, 2020 edition

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Strategic planning process begins

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary School Board hosted a community cross-over event Feb. 22 to gather information that will be used to create a strategic plan for the school. Dr. Daniel Farr...

 

Lady Blackhawks and Blackhawks advance to Western C Divisional

FRENCHTOWN – The Lady Blackhawks stomped the Valley Christian Eagles and defeated the Clark Fork Mountain Cats Friday, Feb. 21 for the District 13-C Championship and a trip to the Western C...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 27, 2020

Hall wins Class AA wrestling state championship

BILLINGS, MONT. – Potomac's Bridger Hall was among the leaders from Missoula Big Sky High School on the Class AA championship mats. Hall won the 170 pound title at the all-class state wrestling...

 

Commission considers county-wide gas tax, public hearing Feb. 27

MISSOULA - Missoula County Commissioners are seeking public comment as they consider adopting a resolution to place a county-wide gas tax on the June 2 primary election ballot. The first public hearing on the issue will be at the commissioners...

 

Why can't the community know the truth?

SEELEY LAKE - What is really going on at SLE? Why won’t the board answer the question we all want to know? What has our superintendent done that is so terrible? Why can’t the board tell us the truth, what happened to bring us to this meeting?...

 

When will the work start?

I thought I would comment on the news coming out of Washington, D.C. I see that our corruption-fighting president has pardoned seven white-collar criminals. He also commuted the sentences of four more white-collar criminals. I assume this must be...

 

Ol' men of the trail

Many moons ago while cutt'n logs for Tom Hulett I ran into his brother John. He was one of those "men of the trail" I like to call'em. Get a load of this. John and an older cowboy once trailed 30...

 

SLE superintendent candidates to interview March 1

**Editor's Note: Following the print deadline for the Feb. 27 issue, two of the candidates Brian Rayburn and Danny L. Johnston accepted positions elsewhere. This is the most current interview schedule and bios provided by Seeley Lake Elementary Wedne...

 

John Fraley returns with tales of a woman in Glacier Park

SEELEY LAKE - John Fraley is no stranger to the Seeley-Swan Valley audience and so his new edition of "A Woman's Way West" will appeal greatly to all our readers. It tells the story of Doris Huffine,...

 

Scott Kirby to highlight local communities

SWAN VALLEY - Alpine Artisan's 2 Valleys Stage is bringing Scott Kirby to the Blackfoot and Swan Valleys to take us on an artistic journey through our local history and small-town American life. This...

 

License year begins March 1, other changes for 2020

As the current license year is winding down, hunters and anglers can look for a few immediate changes for the coming year. The new license year starts on March 1, which means that is the day you can begin to buy your 2020 hunting and fishing...

 

Close calls and near misses in Montana State Parks

Over this past Christmas holiday season, I was reminiscing with a group of four friends. The conversation took a normal course; inquiring about each other's families and the various home projects we...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 27, 2020

Traversing the landscape on his own power

"I'm just a regular guy who skis a lot," said Ovando resident Tim Swanberg who skate skied the 100K, nearly 65 miles, trek from Lincoln to Seeley Lake in 14 hours Feb. 15. While the conditions were...

 

Clarence Riley Hensley Jr. 1920-2020

KALISPELL, MONT. - Clarence Riley Hensley Jr., formerly of Fairfield, Missoula and Seeley Lake, passed away Feb. 10 in Kalispell, Mont. The oldest of five children, Riley was born on March 22, 1920...

 

Lent: Time of reflection repentance and renewal

Have you been to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? I have not but I am, like most of us, certainly aware of the annual event. Mardi Gras Day is Feb. 25. This day is also called Fat Tuesday. Fat Tuesday is t...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 27, 2020

SLE Special Education Director named Teacher of the Semester

SEELEY LAKE – Special Education Director and Special Education Teacher Janina Bradley was recognized as the Seeley Lake Elementary Teacher of the Semester at the Seeley Lake Elementary School Board meeting Feb. 18. Superintendent Daniel Schrock...

 

Seeley Lake Community Foundation awards 2020 grants

SEELEY LAKE - What do ospreys and the Maloney cabin have in common? What does a pianist and a mountain biker share? Where do you find both a memorial site and young mothers? What brings students focused on science and creative writing together?...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    February 27, 2020

Revenue and lease agreement top board discussion

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Rural Fire District board of trustees discussed fire and EMS billing as well as the county lease at their monthly meeting Feb. 18. They also addressed comments from the public who is concerned about the lack of...

 

'Good numbers' to take on Snow Joke Half Marathon

SEELEY LAKE - This coming Saturday, a hardy group of runners will attempt a 13.1-mile circuit of Seeley Lake in the 41st annual Snow Joke Half Marathon. Tony Banovich, executive director of Run Wild Missoula, has high hopes for this year’s...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    February 27, 2020

Potomac community gathers for pancakes and permits

POTOMAC - More than 150 people attended the annual Pancakes and Permits event Feb. 22 at the Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC). For two hours the coffee and conversation flowed as Potomac and...

 

Community Briefs

Al-Anon resumes in Seeley Lake SEELEY LAKE – Starting March 4, Al-Anon will meet every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. at Mountain Lakes Presbyterian Church. This group is open to anyone in the community, including children, who would like to...

 

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