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Articles from the May 11, 2023 edition

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 By Hattie Batchelder    News    May 11, 2023

Seeley-Swan High School BPA places at national finals

Students from Seeley-Swan High School competed in the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference. On Wednesday, April 25, Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS) students Tru Good, Cora...


Election results: Rural District Fire Director, Potomac school board trustee, and SLE general levy

Missoula County Elections Office reported the unofficial results from the May 2 election. Results show incumbent Courtney Hathaway received 33% of the votes for the two open positions in the Potomac School Trustee election. She was followed by...


Letter from the Editor

I would like to take this time to respond to a letter sent to the editor a few weeks ago which expressed some frustration in a lack of local coverage. I have been trying to refocus the paper on local events as best as I am able. If there are things w...

 By Josh Osher    Opinion    May 11, 2023

Livestock Industry's War on Wildlife at Montana Legislature

Livestock Industry’s War on Wildlife at Montana Legislature At Gov. Greg Gianforte’s behest, the Montana Legislature’s anti-wildlife bias was on full display this session. It’s easy to see the direct connection between a number of extreme...


Theft and vandalism of local art is disrespectful

Theft and vandalism of local art is disrespectful Dear Editor, Most residents of Seeley lake are aware of the Disney, Comic book heroes, and many other cartoon characters. I am sure many of you residents have seen and enjoyed the wood carvings...

 By Lynn Ingham    Opinion    May 11, 2023

Review of Jamie Ford's 'The Many Daughters of Afong Moy'

Seeley Lake readers are in for a special treat this month as Jamie Ford returns to the Alpine Artisans Open Book Club to read from and talk about his latest novel 'The Many Daughters of Afong Moy'.... Full story


Upcoming Events

May 11 Seeley-Swan High School play, 6 p.m.,  Seeley-Swan High School, 456 Airport Road, Seeley Lake   May 13 AAI’s Open Book Club, 7 p.m., Foundation Building, 3150 MT-83 Seeley Lake   May 16 Seeley Lake Food Bank, 11 a.m., Seeley Lake... Full story


Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Call Log

4/26 Medical Drew Creek Loop, Seeley Lake 4/26 Fire Morrell Creek Drive, Seeley Lake 4/28 Accident Injury Sunset Hill Road, Seeley Lake 4/30 Medical Pine Drive, Seeley Lake 5/2 Medical Airport Road, Seeley Lake 5/3 Medical Assist Airport Road,... Full story


Missoula County Sheriff's Log

4/27 2:59 p.m., 12XX Leaning Pine Lane, Seeley Lake Suspicious Activity 4/28 12:26 p.m., 108XX Boy Scout Road, Seeley Lake Stalking 4/28 3:18 p.m., 20XX Styler Drive, Condon Suspicious Activity 4/28... Full story


Recent burglaries not related

The Seeley Lake region saw an uptick in burglaries last week with three reported in just seven days. But according to the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department they aren’t related incidents and they aren’t even all burglaries. The public record...

 By Craig Wilson    Opinion    May 11, 2023

A refuge in the lord

A memorable experience in my teenage years was a strenuous hike up Mount Rainier in Washington State. I ascended the mountain to an elevation of just a little over 10,000 feet at Camp Muir. This camp... Full story

 By Mike Schaedel    Opinion    May 11, 2023

The power of partnership

As winter stubbornly makes its exit, many of us are busy making plans for summer adventures. The wealth of public land that surrounds our community means we don’t have to go too far afield to enjoy... Full story

 By Jean Pocha    News    May 11, 2023

Lake fisheries affected by long winter

Some extreme winter conditions this year led to abnormally high fish fatality rates in the Blackfoot Valley. The ice had mostly melted off Brown's Lake by May 1. While this would normally mean the...


AG Knudsen announces distribution of lawsuit money for Montanans deceived by TurboTax

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen announced that over 17,000 Montanans who were tricked by TurboTax’s owner Intuit into paying to file their federal tax return. They will begin receiving checks from a settlement announced last year. The...

 By Jennifer Schultz    News    May 11, 2023

Two programs help older adults receive nutritious food in Seeley Lake

Now that spring has finally sprung, many of us think fondly about the delicious fresh fruits and vegetables found at our local Farmers Markets. In Seeley Lake, we have a wonderful program to help older adults in the community receive nutritious,...

 By Jean Pocha    News    May 11, 2023

Wilderness inventory comment period for Lolo Forest Plan Revision ends May 16

An inventory of lands and rivers on Forest Service ground that may be suitable for recommendation as Wilderness or Wild and Scenic River status in the Lolo National Forest Plan Revision is underway....

 By Vivaca Crowser    News    May 11, 2023

FWP begins multi-year Montana black bear population and habitat study

MISSOULA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks researchers are launching a new multi-year study on black bears this month aimed at better understanding and estimating the population across the state. The first season of field research will focus on... Full story


Double Arrow opens for the start of golf season

On April 29 the Double Arrow Golf Course in Seeley Lake opened the back nine half of their course for the first time this year and local golfers have been teeing off in droves. “It’s finally...


Seeley Lake Fire Department demonstrate new vehicle extraction tools

On Saturday, May 6, the Seeley Lake Fire Department conducted a training exercise for extracting persons trapped in a vehicle after a crash. Firefighters practiced techniques for quickly gaining... Full story

 By Ken Silvestro    Opinion    May 11, 2023

Psychological Perspectives: Telling a symbol from a sign

Why is it important to know the difference? It’s due to the fact that life is full of experiences, both while we’re awake and sleeping. Reading, watching a movie, reviewing a dream, fantasizing,...


'Suzume' locks in anime stereotypes

Makoto Shinkai’s “Suzume” tries to use dazzling shots and brilliant colors to make up for a silly story but ends up conveluted and full of cliches. Diehard anime fans might enjoy this adventure...



Thirty-five years ago… From Thursday, May 12, 1988 Local artists donate to Chamber Banquet Several local artists are making donations of time, effort and artwork in conjunction with the May 17... Full story


Legislative Session comes to abrupt end with some business still unfinished

HELENA – Lawmakers have left the Capitol in Helena after a chaotic end to the 68th Montana Legislature. Republicans, who held a supermajority this session, celebrated legislation passed on education, tax relief and protecting children and parental...


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