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Articles from the May 20, 2021 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    May 20, 2021

Holmes selected as new SSHS Principal

SEELEY LAKE – Last Friday, Missoula County Public Schools Superintendent Rob Watson recommended Seeley Lake's Shawn Holmes to serve as the new principal at SSHS. He accepted the position and will...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    May 20, 2021

FWP taking harder stance on improperly stored attractants

SEELEY LAKE - As bear and human interactions become more frequent in the warmer months, the annual cycle of bears becoming acclimated to human attractants will come into full effect. Continued...

 

Fire danger raised to Moderate

MISSOULA - Due to increasing temperatures, lack of precipitation and drying vegetation, wildland fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association (MCFPA) have raised the fire danger within Missoula County to Moderate, effective...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 20, 2021

Prescribe burn complete adjacent to Double Arrow

Seeley Lake Ranger District completed a 130-acre prescribed burn Monday, May 17 in the Horseshoe Hills area located approximately three miles southeast of Seeley Lake and Double Arrow Ranch. Five...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    May 20, 2021

District Meet records fall

MISSOULA - Athletes from Seeley-Swan's track team competed at the District 13C meet May 14-15 in Missoula and broke five meet records. The Lady Blackhawks took first place, earning 184 points, well...

 
 By Tanya Fyfe DVM    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Cat health

T.S. Eliot wrote in The Ad-dressing of Cats that "A cat is not a dog." While most of us agree, there are more than just the obvious reasons why cats are unique creatures in their own right. Within...

 

Memories of Memorial Day

Several years back I returned for Mom's funeral. I laid eight roses on her casket, one for each of her children – one stillborn. It was a perfect spring day - made me remember all those Memorial...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    May 20, 2021

Scavenging for antlers

GREENOUGH - Wildlife enthusiasts scoured the Blackfoot Clearwater Wildlife Management Area, also known as "the Game Range," for antlers as the area opened to the public Saturday, May 15. Montana...

 
 By Colleen Kesterson    News    May 20, 2021

Swan Valley Library highlights

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley Library is open during regular hours. Preschool children are invited to come to the library on Mondays from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. to listen to a story and make a craft or art project. Book Chat will be held on Wednesday, May...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    May 20, 2021

Operational decisions made, masks optional

SWAN VALLEY - Members of the Swan Valley Elementary School Board unanimously voted to follow the recommendations of the Missoula-City County Health Department (MCCHD) to rescind their mask mandate during their monthly board meeting Tuesday, May 11....

 
 By Max Rebholtz    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Prepare now for wildfire season

May is National Wildfire Awareness Month and the Missoula County Fire Protection Association is encouraging property owners to begin preparing now for this year’s upcoming wildfire season. With some simple steps, you can prepare your home and...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    May 20, 2021

Council hears updates on Bob Marshall Music Festival, sewer system, Paws Up, USFS projects

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake Community Council heard updates regarding the Bob Marshall Music Festival, the status of the sewer project, Paws Up’s use of two motels for employee housing, and U.S. Forest Service summer projects during their regularly...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 20, 2021

Staffing changes and vaccination updates

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley-Swan Hospital District learned of staffing changes and received a vaccination update from Partnership Health Center at their May 11 meeting. PHC hired Georgiann McCoy as the new Seeley-Swan Medical Center Satellite Manager...

 

Die Hard

"Die Hard" probably conjures up images of Bruce Willis jumping from an airplane or crawling through an air vent or walking barefoot through broken glass. But the phrase pre-dates the movie series by...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 20, 2021

Looking back over the past 35 years of Pathfinders

The May 20, 2021 issue marks 35 years of publication for the Seeley Swan Pathfinder. Started by Swan Valley residents Suzanne and Sheldon Vernon and Seeley Lake residents Dick and Michele Potter, the... Full story

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    May 20, 2021

SSHS students hit the trails at Placid Lake

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley-Swan High School students took their learning schedule outside at Placid Lake during the school's Community Discovery Day Wednesday, May 12. Trace Stone, social studies and...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    May 20, 2021

Local author shares writing and publishing experience

GREENOUGH - Author Tanya Fyfe spoke with Sunset Elementary School students about her new book, "Lost and Found in Missing Lake," as well as her writing process during their class Friday, May 14....

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    May 20, 2021

Policy updates approved, board reorganized, masks optional

POTOMAC - The Potomac Elementary School Board unanimously approved maintaining their 1900 policy series and Return-to-School Plan with certain amendments during their monthly board meeting Thursday, May 13. While the series contains policies...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 20, 2021

Records fall despite short elementary track season

SEELEY-SWAN – Despite a shortened track season, Tyler Haines broke one Seeley Lake Elementary school record and Rilyn Richardson and Lillian Boyd set four new records at Swan Valley School. Both...

 

Community Briefs

Customer Service Training available May 21, May 27 and May 29 Glacier Country Tourism presents their 2021 customer service trainings entitled “Customer Service Essentials” on May 21 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and May 27 from 1 – 4 p.m. and...

 
 By Forest Mercill    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Support the Lincoln Prosperity Proposal with us

This past snowmobile season started out a little slowly here in Lincoln. Snow was thin but stoke was high, and as soon as the clouds started dumping, we started riding. Snowmobiling is a way of life here; it's a family-friendly activity, a way to...

 

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