Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

Articles from the April 11, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 25



 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Multiple thefts reported in Ovando, Connection unknown

OVANDO – Three thefts in the Ovando area were reported this last week. All thefts are still under investigation. Powell County Sheriff Gavin Roselles said currently there is no indication that the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

SSHS musicians headed to State

MISSOULA – Despite having only five choir members and four members in the band, Seeley-Swan High School musicians performed the most solos, duets and ensembles in the past several years at the...

 

Hackett plants seed of gardening fervor

SEELEY LAKE – For a second year, Clearwater Resource Council's Clearwater Partners Workshop hosted author, newspaper columnist and Master Gardener Molly Hackett. As she had the previous year,...

 

State Budget closing in on final days

HELENA - Monday was the final day for general bills to transmit back to the chamber they originated in, so any policy bills that weren’t returned to the House or the Senate, depending on where they started are now dead. Moving forward, most of the...

 

Consciousness varies

In past articles, I described consciousness as awareness but we must ask: Does awareness differ from person to person? Clearly, everyone has consciousness, however, like so much of psychology each...

 

Loon and Fish Festival returns Memorial Day weekend

SEELEY LAKE - After a six-year hiatus, Alpine Artisans is reviving one of our most popular events – the unique Loon and Fish Festival. Held once again on Memorial Day weekend May 25 and May 26, the focus of this two-day festival is a group art...

 

Seeley Lake Community Foundation sponsors fourth annual Change Your Pace Challenge

SEELEY LAKE - Applications for local organizations to participate in the 2019 Change Your Pace Challenge are due April 30. The Change Your Pace Challenge is a campaign for community-wide giving, celebrating the people and organizations that make our...

 

MCPS Board approves Operations Levy for May ballot

MISSOULA – Missoula County Public Schools Trustees approved a secondary school levy to appear on the May 7 ballot to support the high school operations budget. This will be a mail-in election with ballots being mailed out April 17. The operations...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

No election for local school boards

Following the March 28 deadline to file for open school trustee positions, the local boards either had the same number of applicants for positions up for reelection or seats went unfilled. Incumbent Cliff Vann was the only applicant for the two,...

 

Take the opportunity to tent it

I know how you're feeling...Spring is here! Mountain Bluebirds have returned. Robins are prominently flying around town. A few early-season bugs splattered on my windshield on a recent drive. The...

 

FWP proposes re-establishing sharp-tailed grouse populations

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing to re-establish self-sustainable sharp-tailed grouse populations west of the Continental Divide.  FWP would achieve this objective through...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Students reach out to community through Empathy Project

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan High School English students are embarking on a new project entitled the Empathy Project. With the help of the University of Montana School of Journalism and guided by the classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Powell County Planning Board initiates zoning discussion for northern Powell County

OVANDO –Powell County Planning Board hosted two separate open houses in Ovando and Helmville April 1 and April 4 to discuss the zoning requirement for Powell County Zoning District 3. According to Powell County Planner Carl Hamming, the Open Houses...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    April 11, 2019

Lincoln fisherman found dead on Blackfoot River

LINCOLN – A Lincoln man was found dead along the Blackfoot River last Wednesday after failing to return from a fishing trip the day before.  A friend of James Savstrom called the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday night, April...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Changes in eligibility for state leaseholders near Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE – Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation informed state leaseholders about changes to their eligibility to participate in the cabin and home site sales program at a meeting April 4 at the Seeley Lake...

 

Flathead National Forest spring prescribed fire projects

SWAN VALLEY - The Flathead National Forest is planning to conduct spring prescribed fire projects, when weather, fuel conditions, and air quality become favorable. Smoke will be visible from various places in the Flathead Valley depending on the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Historical Society receives $5,000 grant for Maloney Cabin Project

HELENA – The Seeley Lake Historical Society was among 33 organizations across Montana that received grant funding from the Montana History Foundation. They were awarded a $5,000 grant for the Malon...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Loving Hands brings care to cleaning

SEELEY LAKE – "The only thing I won't pick up [and clean around] is a dead mouse," said Darlene Muex reeling at the thought of it. Muex is the sole proprietor for Loving Hands cleaning and in-home...

 

MDT asks motorists to "Drive Like You Work Here"

HELENA - Governor Steve Bullock recognized April 8th – 12th as “National Work Zone Awareness Week” in Montana in remembrance of Jeffrey Dyekman, Billings District Project Engineer, who was tragically hit and killed in a work zone on I-90...

 

Evelyn Faye Mock 1934 - 2019

MOSCOW, IDAHO – Evelyn Faye Mock of Moscow, Idaho died Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Gritman Medical Center. She was 84. Evelyn was born Dec. 4, 1934 at Belgrade, Mont. to William C. and Florence Kent...

 

Desert diversity

I love the desert. From the dry heat to cool nights to flash floods, there is a mystery about the desert to me that causes me to be filled with wonder at it. Having never lived in the desert, there is an unfamiliarity to it that seems to keep me...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Seeley-Swan records fall at opening track meet

MISSOULA - Three Seeley-Swan school records fell April 6 at the opening track meet. The records include the Girls pole vault, Boys 200-meter and the Boys 4x400 relay. Terra Bertsch cleared 10 feet to...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Blackhawks off and running

MISSOULA - After two weeks of canceled meets due to the unusually snowy winter in Missoula and the Bitterroot, the track season finally got under way April 6. The meet featured approximately 1,000...

 

Community Briefs

Sewers and crafters invited to share space, April 16 and April 17 SEELEY LAKE - The Tamarack Quilt Guild welcomes area sewers and crafters, who need working space, to join the group from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 16 and 17 at the Seeley Lake Community...

 
 By Tim Summers    Opinion    April 11, 2019

House Bill 710 Helps Stop Pharmaceutical Greed

Americans pay the highest brand-name drug prices in the world. Congress, the Administration, and importantly, our own Montana State legislators must take action now to lower prescription drug prices, the root cause of this problem. That’s why AARP...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 04/24/2019 18:10