Articles from the July 6, 2023 edition

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 By Griffen Smith    News    July 6, 2023

Home values spike in Seeley Swan

Jennifer Patchen has lived in Seeley Lake most of her life. She was shocked when she opened a letter from the Montana Department of Revenue earlier this month. “I was like ‘oh my god’” Patchen said. “I opened up that (letter) and seen (my...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    July 6, 2023

Clearwater Canoe Trail gets crowded

Dennis Bennett climbed into his canoe and took his daughters down the Clearwater River. The Bennetts, from the Detroit area, last visited Montana eight years ago, and they stayed in the same place...

 
 By Jean Pocha    News    July 6, 2023

Agriculture, conservation coexist on Mannix Ranch

The Mannix Ranch, Helmville, hosted a tour June 20-21 of their ranch and discussion of ranch practices as regional winners of the Montana Stockgrowers “Raise the Steaks” Environmental Stewardship...

 
 By Terry Faulk    Opinion    July 6, 2023

Property taxes will be decided soon

Property values are up, that’s not news. Will property taxes follow? All of us need to have a conversation with your mayors, school boards and county commissioners, soon! Property tax bills have not been decided yet. Just because values are up does...

 

Dressed for the Weather

Out of the blue the other day Justin Hains called to chat. My oh my hadn’t seen him nigh on to 30 years. Himself and a fellow his age named Andy Butrick worked for me one summer there in the Valley on some projects. Justin had been training horses...

 

Missoula Aging Services here to help

rvices (MAS) Resource Center in Seeley Lake serves older adults in the community in various ways. This includes in-home needs assessments, consultations for families and neighbors caring for older adults, information about Meals on Wheels and...

 

Upcoming events for July 6

July 9 Seeley Lake Market, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Foundation Building, 3150 MT Hwy 83, Seeley Lake July 12 Change Your Pace Check Presentation, 12:00 p.m., Foundation Building, 3150 MT Hwy 83, Seeley Lake Miller Colony Produce, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.,...

 

Missoula County Sheriff's log for July 6

6/23 10:59 a.m. Trespassing 30XX Highway 83, Seeley Lake 6/23 11:10 p.m. Suspicious Activity 2XX School Lane, Seeley Lake 6/24 1:42 a.m. Suspicious Activity 282XX Blixit Creek Road, Potomac 6/24 3:09 a.m. Suspicious Activity 3XX Montana Drive,...

 

Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Call Log

6/22 8:03 a.m. Accident No Injury 2XMM Highway 200 6/22 6:10 p.m. Accident with Injury 2XMM Highway 83 6/23 3:20 a.m. Accident No Injury 2XMM Highway 83 6/23 7:44 p.m. Accident with Injury 1XMM Highway, 83 Seeley Lake 6/25 5:51 a.m. Accident No...

 

Jace Tyler Layman

Jace Tyler Layman, age 20, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2023, due to an undetermined medical emergency while working for the Padlock Ranch in Sheridan County, Wyoming. Jace was born Jan. 2, 2003,...

 
 By Matthew Piippo    Opinion    July 6, 2023

A message on kindness

Lately, I’ve been more and more concerned as people I know voice their worries about the world we live in. As things get worse, more friends ask the same question: “But, what can I do? I’m just one person. How can I make a difference? We...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    July 6, 2023

Swan Valley Community Foundation hosts first-ever banquet

Finding new ways to support residents in the Swan Valley took center stage last Tuesday, June 27. About 100 people met to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Swan Valley Community Foundation with a...

 
 By Jean Pocha    News    July 6, 2023

Carcass pickup program celebrates 20th year

In the late 1990’s grizzly bears began coming down into the valleys and coming across the ranch boneyards. Soon 20 or more bears were working the bone-yard circuit, according to research by Jamie...

 
 By Kirk Boxleitner    News    July 6, 2023

By popular demand, Ovando speed limit reduced to 15 mph

Ovando’s population has hovered around 70 residents during the 21st century (71 people according to the 2000 census, and 69 people according to the 2020 census), and 61 of those Ovando citizens signed a petition requesting their area’s speed...

 
 By Jean Pocha    News    July 6, 2023

Old Salt Festival more than a party

“People need something different than anonymous meat,” Cole Mannix of the Mannix Ranch in Helmville said during the Old Salt Festival on June 23-25. “Old Salt is primarily a meat company, and we...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    July 6, 2023

Seeley Market celebrates 15 years

Dozens of people roamed from tent to tent outside of the Seeley Lake Community Foundation building to get their market fix while its leaders celebrated a major milestone. The Sunday Market at Seeley...

 

Archives for July 6

Twenty years ago... Thursday, July 3, 2003 Special meeting here July 8 on future of Plum Creek lands A community meeting to consider and discuss potential future status of Plum Creek lands in the...

 

Senior Menu for July 6

Thursday, July 6, Corn dogs and chili Friday, July 7, Tuna casserole Monday, July 10, Chicken wraps Tuesday, July 11, Goulash Wednesday, July 12, Tatertot casserole Thursday, July 13, Stuffed Bell Peppers...

 

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