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Articles from the March 21, 2019 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

Living up to his nickname "Cowboy"

In the first article, Louis Woodrow "Louie" Vero of Greenough, Mont. told of his early years riding and roping. With the nickname "cowboy" given to him by his mother at age two, he had a lot to live...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

Royer takes third in Iditarod

ALASKA – After crossing under the burled arch in Nome at the end of the 2019 Iditarod sled dog race, musher Jessie Royer dropped her snow hook and worked her way to the front of her 11-dog team...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

Eagles undefeated for season

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary Eagles went undefeated in their regular season with a 16-0 record. Head Coach Brett Haines said this is the first time the team has gone undefeated and they...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

St. Patrick's Day dinner a success

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Senior Center hosted their annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner March 17. Senior Center President Boyd Gossard said the event went very well and all the proceeds will...

 

To hook to the sewer or not

SEELEY LAKE - If you have been unable to attend a sewer meeting since November 2018, you will never know what has gone on if you read the notes taken at the meetings.  They do not give you any detailed information.  I know the past president made...

 

Why I hate the .357 magnum

The reason I hate the .357 so much is partly because of the handguns it is available in. Many of the firearms manufactured in the .357 are works of art by themselves. Some of them are so nice and so...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

DISH Network scam targets local customers

SEELEY LAKE –Seeley Lake residents have been the target of a phone scam with the caller and number posing as DISH network. DISH Network advises customers to not give out their account number, last name, pin number or credit card number over the...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

Slotnick to Seeley: Why not incorporate?

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Council hosted short presentations from County Commissioner Josh Slotnick, Seeley Lake Fire Chief Dave Lane, Seeley Lake Ranger District Recreation Staff Officer Matt Walter and Seeley-Swan High School Principa...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

Crime prevention starts with knowledge

SEELEY LAKE – Missoula County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Coordinator Rob Scheben introduced himself at the Seeley Lake Community Council meeting, March 11. The crime prevention coordinator is a new position with the Sheriff’s Office....

 

Seeley Lake wood stoves and winter air quality

SEELEY LAKE - Recent cold snaps have been instructive about the role weather plays in Seeley Lake's winter air quality. Since the wood stove change out program of 2012-2014, Seeley Lake winter air...

 
 By Diann Ericson    News    March 21, 2019

Students share info about water quality

SWAN VALLEY - On March 5, the Swan Valley American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) were treated to a visit from Swan Valley Elementary School's third through fifth graders.  The main purpose...

 

Memories supplement "Red Skies"

SEELEY LAKE – When 20th Century-Fox chose Missoula as the location for its January 1952 world premier opening of the motion picture "Red Skies of Montana," it was a momentous occasion for the city....

 

Discussion continues about new school sign, salary raise approved

SWAN VALLEY – The Swan Valley Elementary School Board continued their discussion about the new school sign at their March 12 board meeting. In other business the board approved a 2.5 percent retroactive raise for the hourly and salary employees as...

 

Living with bears in Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE - The weather is warming and it’s time to start being bear aware. Please bring in bird feeders by April 1 and start securing attractants, such as garbage and pet food. If you have chickens or small livestock, an electric fence can be...

 

Prevent flood damage around homes

Be ready for it! Flood prevention in your home and yard is your responsibility. If the snow melts quickly, your home may be at risk of flooding even if it’s never been flooded before. Tips to help reduce your risk of a snowmelt flood in your home...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    March 21, 2019

Blackfoot Peacemakers quilting the fabric of life

POTOMAC - For the last 24 years Potomac ladies have been getting together and creating quilts. Some of the quilts are donated to hospice, raffles, families in need, Potomac Bingo night, the...

 

Hunter Watson Memorial fund offers grants for innovative young people

There are a lot of young people with new ideas, enthusiasm and passion without the financial means to change their dreams into reality. The Hunter Watson Memorial Fund is now offering grants to help support these young innovators and their projects....

 

God's fashion for marriage

It’s fascinating to look back over the decades at what couples dressed like. Every era over the past century had common fashions and trends that help us know what period history a couple lived in. What makes it possible to identify past eras is...

 

Matthew Alan Thorvald Castonguay 1979-2019

SEELEY LAKE - Our beloved and precious Matthew, 39, was suddenly and unexpectedly taken away from us on March 11. Matthew was born on December 19, 1979 to Gary and Royann in Missoula and was raised... Full story

 

Gregory Leon Barsi 1956-2019

MISSOULA - Gregory Leon Barsi, 62, of Missoula, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7 of natural causes at St. Patrick's Hospital. He was born on March 16, 1956 in Santa Rosa, Calif. to Mario and Jeane... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

Johnson chosen for Treasure State Classic

BILLINGS – Seeley-Swan High School senior Chance Johnson was selected to participate in the Treasure State Senior Classic Tournament March 14-16. He was one of 12 seniors to represent the Western...

 

Community Briefs

Community musicians wanted  SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley-Swan High School band invites community members to join the high school band for their concert May 21 at 7 p.m. in the SSHS auditorium. For more information contact Music Director Sandy Abbott...

 
 By Dusty Weber    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Medicaid expansion lacks real compassion

Why should someone who works and cannot afford insurance pay for the insurance of someone else who does not work at all? Continuing to fund Medicaid Expansion with tax revenue from Montana's struggling workers lacks real compassion. Try not to...

 

Daines supports improving rural broadband

Editor, Without access to broadband internet, students are unable to keep up in the classroom, patients are denied the promise of telemedicine tools and rural businesses are locked out of the global economy. Thankfully, Senator Daines stood up for...

 
 By Shaylee Ragar    News    March 21, 2019

Montana lawmakers consider new ways to protect against Aquatic Invasive Species

HELENA--A prolific alien organism is closing in on Montana’s ecosystem and could have dire consequences for food production, outdoor recreation and the economy if it crosses the state’s borders. Aquatic invasive species have widely infected the...

 

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