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Articles from the May 5, 2022 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    May 5, 2022

Enjoying life together for 60 years

SEELEY LAKE – When she was a junior in high school, Carole Egness asked Garry Rice to go to the Tolo Dance with her. While it was a school dance where the girls ask boys, this was their first date...

 By Andi Bourne    News    May 5, 2022

Game wardens ramp up enforcement

SEELEY LAKE – Game wardens with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks are increasing law enforcement efforts on wildlife management areas while seasonal closures continue for many of these areas. The Blackfoot-Clearwater Wildlife Management Area (WMA),...

 By Andi Bourne    News    May 5, 2022

Creating a vision for Placid Lake State Park and surrounding area

PLACID LAKE – Around 20 people gathered near Placid Lake April 28 to discuss recreational use and management in and around Placid Lake. This conversation between members of the public, Montana...


Older adults encouraged to complete Community Assessment survey

MISSOULA – Montanans age 55 and older can help Missoula Aging Services and Montana’s Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) better understand the needs and priorities of older Montanans by completing the 2022 Community Assessment...

 By Mary Dalton    Opinion    May 5, 2022

Ombudsman - Looking out for residents' rights

Maybe you've heard of the Long-term Care Ombudsman program, but maybe you're wondering what exactly they do, or more importantly how can they help ME? Regardless of age, if you or someone you know...


Full agenda for May 9 Council meeting

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Council will meet Monday, May 9 at the Seeley Lake Historical Museum and Visitors Center (Barn). Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6 p.m. It will also be available remotely via...


Small business resources to be discussed at Business Community Lunch, May 10

SEELEY LAKE - Local business owners and hopeful owners are invited to a Business Community Lunch on Tuesday, May 10 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. in the West Wing of the Foundation Building, 3150 Highway 83. This informal meet-and-greet discussion is an oppo...


Montana Trail Stewardship Grant Program seeks public comment

HELENA – After internal review and review by the State Trail Advisory Committee, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks recommends 30 applicants receive funding worth $1.44 million through the Montana Trail Stewardship Grant Program (MTSGP) for projects...

 By Susan Monahan    News    May 5, 2022

Seeley Lake Market returns June 19

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Market sponsored by the Seeley Lake Community Foundation is ready for a full season in 2022. They will open on Father’s Day, June 19. Vendors set up in the grass area behind the Foundation building on Highway 83....

 By Ryen Neudecker    Opinion    May 5, 2022

BBCTU looks forward to summer projects, restoration

Springtime in Montana has arrived and even though it’s been a cold start, the building snowpack is a positive outcome. Hoping our rivers and streams hold up well this summer! Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited is gearing up for another busy...

 By Andi Bourne    News    May 5, 2022

Bears are waking up, do your part to reduce conflicts

The couple heard noises so they looked out their tent. It was the middle of fall 2021 and they were camping behind the old Seeley Lake Motor Lodge. Even though it was dark, they could see there was a... Full story


Forgive us our debts

In each article, I have been walking through the Lord's Prayer phrase by phrase. Rather than a rote prayer, the Lord's Prayer is an outline of how we can learn how to pray, on our own, following the...

 By Susan Monahan    News    May 5, 2022

Lions Phone Book cover displays water and wildlife

SEELEY LAKE – Renee Jenkins, of Seeley Lake, captured the cover photo for the new Seeley Lake Lion's Club Phone Book. The picture of a grizzly coming up from Salmon Lake was captured off Highway 83....

 By Jean Pocha    News    May 5, 2022

Camas rejuvenation in the Blackfoot Valley

BLACKFOOT VALLEY – Remnant populations of common camas (Camassia quamash) tell a story of bygone days. History tells that many of the seasonally wet meadows and forest edges in and around the Blackf...

 By Andi Bourne    News    May 5, 2022

Rockin' out, havin' fun with Bridge and Wolak

SEELEY LAKE – While one would not question a clarinet playing Benny Goodman's "Tattletale" and "Flying Home," adding an accordion to the duet created a whole new listening experience. This was what...

 News    May 5, 2022

Community Briefs

Swan Valley AARP Highway Cleanup, May 10 SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley AARP will gather Tuesday, May 10 for their Adopt-a-Highway cleanup at 11 a.m. Sack-lunch-social to follow. Contact Joe Raible for details Seeley Lake...

 News    May 5, 2022

20/35 Year Look Back

In celebration of 35 years of the Seeley Swan Pathfinder, each week we will run parts of articles that appeared in the issue 35 years ago and 20 years ago. The entire issue will be uploaded to our... Full story

 By Nathan Bourne    News    May 5, 2022

Records fall at Top 10 and Great Falls

SEELEY LAKE - A pair of school records and several meet records fell over the past week as athletes from Seeley-Swan High School competed in the Russ Pilcher Top 10 in Missoula April 26 and the...

 By Susan Monahan    News    May 5, 2022

Blackhawk golfers score in tournaments

Seeley-Swan High School golfers all scored at Missoula Loyola Spring Swing Tournament at the Ranch Club in Missoula April 26. This was a two-day event with SSHS golfers participating just one day,...

 By Andi Bourne    News    May 5, 2022

Preliminary Local Election Results

SEELEY LAKE - As of the final Election Night Report, May 3, the unofficial election results are in. There was a 36.23% turnout for this election. For the Seeley Lake Fire Board, incumbent Jon Kimble...


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