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 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Fly fisherman lands monster pike

SEELEY LAKE – "Look Hale, they got their fishing pole snagged on something," Seeley Lake resident Laura Devins told her four-year-old son while they were out canoeing on Seeley Lake Saturday, May...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Accident claims life of Columbia Falls woman

SWAN VALLEY – An accident on Highway 83 just south of Holland Lake Road claimed the life of 29-year-old Melissa Ellis-Munoz on May 1 at approximately 3:30 p.m. According to Montana Highways Patrol T...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Highway 83 decorated with banners of SSHS graduates

SEELEY LAKE – The light poles along Highway 83 are now decorated with the faces of the 19 seniors who will graduate from Seeley-Swan High School May 31. The joint effort between the Seeley-Swan...

 
 By Jerry OConnell    Opinion    May 7, 2020

Vero best suited for Commissioner

There has rarely been such an easy decision about which candidate to support in an election as we are faced with in Missoula County’s upcoming contest for County Commissioner. Juanita Vero, in her first year in office, has brought vigor, energy...

 

O'Brien leader that will bring consensus

MISSOULA - Shannon O’Brien has our votes for Montana Senate District 46, not just because she is the most qualified candidate (which she is with 25 years of experience in public education and experience as a small business owner) but because of...

 
 By Rachelle Harman    Opinion    May 7, 2020

Concerns over school closure

To the Seeley Lake Elementary School Board Yesterday, I was informed that SLE will not resume as usual for the remaining school semester. Two of my grandchildren are currently receiving home schooling as required. One of my questions is how are you...

 

Monica Tranel for PSC

Monica Tranel is a highly skilled lawyer who specializes in utility law and has practiced in front of the Public Service Commission (PSC) and in the courtroom defending consumers.  She is full of energy. A two-time competitor in the Olympics,...

 
 By Philip Gregory    Opinion    May 7, 2020

Wake up America, we are losing our rights

For the past several weeks, we Americans have been told we must stay at home. We have been told we cannot attend church. We have been told we cannot assemble in groups larger than ten. The state of Maryland has deployed drones to enforce social...

 

A new habit: The great American outdoor experience

Researchers say it takes 21 days to develop new habits. In that time, we’ve seen bewildering changes in our communities and around the world. What habits have we formed and which will endure? Despite the travel bans, quarantines, isolation and...

 
 By Molly Hackett    Opinion    May 7, 2020

Zucchini secrets & bolting spinach

Q: My zucchini always produce poorly. Because of my altitude, I grow them in a hoop house or low plastic tunnel, whichever you call it. They do grow and eventually they flower but I have lots more...

 
 By Kellen Palmer    Opinion    May 7, 2020

Praise for teachers

In our current situation it is more evident than ever the variety of roles teachers take on during the course of the school year. They provide guidance, support, a friendly ear and an education. I...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Organizers cancel 2020 Bob Marshall Music Festival

Last week, the Bob Marshall Music Festival, LLC announced the cancellation of the 2020 festival. “We had hoped to be able to pull off the festival but with so many things up in the air, we have been forced to cancel,” organizers posted on their...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Community invited to celebrate blessings with belated egg hunt

SWAN VALLEY – "Normally you pick a place, you plan it all out, you get enough people, have enough time to put it all together. We are just going to have a few other things we need to do," said...

 
 By Linda Howard    Opinion    May 7, 2020

The TeleCare Program offers social connection

Dear friends in Seeley-Swan, Missoula Aging Services introduced a new program called TeleCare. The TeleCare Program matches clients with volunteers for friendly assurance calls. Volunteers provide a...

 
 By Mary Newpower    News    May 7, 2020

Loving Hearts to open May 27

The community has wondered about the opening of Loving Hearts and the ability to donate items. I am available to take donations, however, Loving Hearts will not have regular working hours until May 27. If you would like to donate, please do not just...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Forest products industry feels impacts of COVID-19

SEELEY LAKE – Since economies around the world have ground to halt in the last month, there are very few industries that haven’t seen an impact. While the lumber prices have dropped an average of 20% in the last month for the products Pyramid...

 
 By T.J. McDermott    News    May 7, 2020

Sheriff's public safety update

It's an honor and privilege to serve resilient communities willing to take steps to overcome whatever challenge is before them. The Sheriff's Office and Detention Center are also working to meet the...

 

What you need to know for the June 2 primary

These are historic days in Missoula County as our community copes with the changes and challenges of COVID-19. The Missoula County Elections Office and Elections Advisory Committee are looking ahead to June 2 and a primary election unlike any...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Protect our waters – Clean, drain, dry

The Clearwater Junction watercraft inspection station opened April 18. Anyone transporting motorized or non-motorized watercraft is required, by law, to stop at all stations they encounter. This is an...

 
 By Philip Gregory    Opinion    May 7, 2020

The evolution of the .44 Magnum

I don't have much confidence in the idea that we humans evolved from pond scum but I know for certain that firearms and ammunition have evolved through the ages to give us the wonderful products we...

 

Local recreation opportunities offer something for everyone

So here is the best news of all – you don't even have to be athletic by nature to enjoy some of the work ROCKS is doing to promote fun outdoor activities. While a big part of ROCKS efforts are...

 

Citizen input sought for elk management plan

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking 10 to 12 individuals to serve as a statewide citizens group to collaboratively provide guidance for the new Montana Elk Management Plan. The group will be tasked with developing an issue statement about elk m...

 
 By Betty Vanderwielen    News    May 7, 2020

Royer experienced quarantine quagmire returning from Iditarod

SEELEY LAKE – Traditionally, a large cheering crowd greets the first mushers to arrive in Nome, Alaska, the endpoint of the Iditarod dogsled race. Local musher Jessie Royer, who pushed into Nome...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

SLE continues with distance learning for rest of the year

The Seeley Lake Elementary voted unanimously May 1 to continue with distance learning through the end of the school year June 4. They also adopted a declaration of unforeseen emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic that allows them to continue to... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 7, 2020

Distance learning to continue at Swan Valley School

SWAN VALLEY – The Swan Valley School board voted unanimously at a special board meeting May 4 to not resume in-class instruction and unanimously adopted a declaration of unforeseen emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic that allows them to conti... Full story

 

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