Articles from the March 30, 2023 edition
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MDT announce start for construction around Salmon Lake
The Montana Department of Transportation hosted an open house for public comment and questions about the upcoming Highway 83 construction at Salmon Lake. Engineers for MDT and Kiewit were present to...
Seeley Lake hiker prepares for a second long-haul through hike
Kyle Peltier of Seeley Lake is embarking on the Appalachian Trail April 8 after completing the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in 2021. While nearing the end of the PCT, Peltier began thinking about...
SLE board votes on levy, discusses hiring of new teachers and a contract dispute
The Seeley Lake Elementary School board consented to a proposed levy at a meeting last Wednesday, March 15, before discussing issues of staffing, hiring, and a staff complaint involving unclear contract language. The board voted in support of...
Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, Montana’s state Legislature is proposing a host of extreme anti-wildlife bills despite widespread, diverse, strong, and credible opposition to these unnecessary measures. The onslaught on wildlife by locally elected officials began... Full story
Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, An asphalt plant?! And a gravel pit?! On 21 acres?! That’s an area bigger than 26 football fields, or more than 300 tennis courts or over 3100 parking spaces! However the reader, you, can best envision the enormity of such a horrific i... Full story
Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, On January 6 of this year, LHC, Inc. a paving contractor from Kalispell, submitted an application to Montana DNRC to mine crush and remove roughly 110,000 cubic yards of stone, sand and gravel from their Land Trust, Section 20, Township... Full story
Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Call Log
Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Call Log March 16-22 3/20, Medical, Drew Creek Road 3/20, Medical, Airport Road... Full story
Missoula County Sheriff's Log
Missoula County Sheriff's Log March 16-22 3/17, 12:25 p.m., 2xx School Lane, Intimidation 3/17, 5:11 p.m., 1x MM Highway 83, Suspicious Activity 3/17, 9:26 p.m., 4xx Airport Road, Accident-No Injury... Full story
March 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., The Foundation Building, 406-677-3506 or 646-894-0247 Coffee and Computers Come to the Foundation Building West Wing and have your tech concerns addressed. Our volunteers will be answering general tech questions... Full story
The Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
by Mark Taylor, Layman The Holy Rosary is a Gospel derived meditative prayer that can transform hearts and change lives. I have gathered several scripture passages/information on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary that focus on the Passion... Full story
It’s time to return to the importance of dreams. Dreams are common nighttime experiences, as common as our daytime experiences. The problem is that we don’t easily remember dreams, not as easily... Full story
Aquatic invasive New Zealand mudsnails discovered in Upper Clark Fork watershed
New Zealand mudsnails, an aquatic invasive species that can have a long-lasting impact on local waters, were discovered last week in Silverbow Creek near the outlet of Warm Springs Ponds. This is the first time mudsnails have been detected in the... Full story
Previous volunteers return to Seeley Lake Fire Department
SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Rural Fire District recognized their two newest members at their monthly board meeting March 21. Fire Chief Dave Lane also reported they are gearing up to welcome two...
Girl scout cookies have arrived
Spring is here and so are the Girl Scout cookies. The Seeley Lake Troop #3436 which is only in its second year of activity had a mildly successful year of orders this winter compared to last year, but according to troop leader, Chantel Lynch, they...
Annual glass recycling program returns and raises money for local schools
The Seeley Lake Community Foundation, in partnership with Missoula-based nonprofit Recycling Works, is offering free glass recycling in Seeley Lake via three Saturday drop-off events this year. The glass recycling drop-off events will be from 10am...
Bears emerge from hibernation
Between the winter thaw and the summer sun there arrives two annual influxes of new area residents. The beach-lounging lake crowd, and the bears. This late winter has kept both populations away, but recent weeks has seen the beginning of bear...
Pathfinder Archives March 30 Issue 1988 1st Valley Bank First In State 1st Valley Bank is the top-rated commercial bank in Montana, according to Sheshunoff & Company, a national bank-rating service. Through the third quarter of 1987, which is the...
When it's springtime in the Rockies
As I began to ponder what to write about, almost immediately my mind drifted toward springtime. Soon after, the song title “When It’s Springtime in the Rockies” by Gene Autry filled my mind. Most reading this article are probably too young to... Full story
Bill banning gender-affirming care for minors moves forward in house legislature
HELENA -- A bill that would bar children under 18 experiencing gender dysphoria from getting gender-affirming care in the state of Montana or with Montana Medicaid cleared a final vote 65-to-34 in the House Friday, after an emotional debate the day... Full story
Missoula food group, area ranchers look to alleviate bottleneck
Sarah and Joshua Christenson pride themselves on being part of the local food economy. As co-owners of a 117-year-old ranch in western Montana, their days are spent mending fence poles, herding cattle and, increasingly, driving trailers of cows... Full story
Swan Valley Community Council discusses funding, bears, summer events
CONDON- The Swan Valley Community Council met on March 21 to discuss federal funding for bridge repair, bear news, Alpine Artisans summer events, National Forest updates and Holland Lake. Missoula County has requested permission from the Condon town...
Spring has sprung in the Seeley Swan
Flowers decorate a driveway on Highway 83 near Lake Inez....
MISSOULA COUNTY FY24 NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE FUND (CAF) SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION Mill Levy (SAP ML) Fiscal Year 07/1/2023 to 06/30/2024 Missoula County will be accepting competitive applications from governmental and non... Full story