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Articles from the July 29, 2021 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    July 29, 2021

Forty years of working towards the perfect fit

SEELEY LAKE – After 40 years of body work, owner of Seeley Lake Auto Body Randy Reinitz sold his shop and retired. He built his reputation on customer satisfaction using his artistic ability to...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 29, 2021

Two families lose homes in fire

SEELEY LAKE – As Seeley Lake resident Michael Riel and his wife returned from Missoula around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22, they noticed a light column of smoke from behind Pop's Place. A recently...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    July 29, 2021

Empathy, kindness and curiosity follows fatal bear attack

OVANDO - In the wake of a tragic grizzly attack that claimed the life of visiting cyclist Leah Lokan on July 6, Ovando has seen an outpouring of support as it makes plans to ensure nothing like that...

 
 By Seth Wilson    Opinion    July 29, 2021

Blackfoot Challenge responds to fatal grizzly bear incident with community members

The recent death of Leah Lokan from a grizzly bear mauling while camping in Ovando on July 6 has reinforced the need to maintain and enhance efforts to protect human safety and to reduce conflicts...

 

National issues are local issues

Dear Nathan and Andi – I can see that we have a difference of opinion. I consider the issues of voting laws, free speech, gun rights, school curriculum, immigration, the Constitution of the United States of America, masks and vaccines, etc. all of...

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    July 29, 2021

Sewer Board headed in right direction

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Sewer Board is sorting out its priorities and finally heading in a good direction. I appreciate the work done by Beth Hutchinson who has worked tirelessly on behalf of Seeley Lake to ensure a sensible wastewater...

 
 By Molly Hackett    Opinion    July 29, 2021

What is wrong with my tomatoes and squash?

What is wrong with my tomatoes? They are starting to make tomatoes, but some of the leaves are turning yellow. The usual cause of that problem is water-either too much or not enough water will...

 

Turn terror into joy

"For they are in great terror, for God is with the generation of the righteous." Psalm 14:5 ESV Sadly, we live in a time of terror. For a generation, the defining event is 9/11. For my generation,...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    July 29, 2021

CRC offers guidance on fire mitigation

SEELEY LAKE – On Friday, July 23, representatives of Clearwater Resource Council and the Department of Natural Resources led local homeowners on a tour through Double Arrow to describe what fuel...

 

Stage II Fire Restrictions in place across NW Montana

KALISPELL - Interagency fire managers agreed to implement Stage II Fire Restrictions effective Monday, July 26 across the Flathead National Forest, Glacier National Park, Montana Fish, Wildlife...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    July 29, 2021

Problem bears evade capture in Seeley Lake area

SEELEY LAKE - Since early last week, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Bear Specialist Jamie Jonkel said that he has received multiple reports showcasing bears with "extreme food conditioned...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    July 29, 2021

Board approves sale of surplus property

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Elementary School Board unanimously approved a resolution allowing the public sale of the school’s surplus property during their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, July 19. They also approved new teachers, discussed...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 29, 2021

Wayne Cahoon Memorial Golf Tournament packs the course

SEELEY LAKE – Friends, family and acquaintances of the Wayne Cahoon family gathered Sunday, July 24 for the first annual Wayne Cahoon Memorial Golf Tournament at Double Arrow Golf Course. All procee...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    July 29, 2021

The Ice Cream Place electrifies dumpster fence

SEELEY LAKE - Russ Talmo, Defenders of Wildlife program associate, wrapped up Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' bear exclosure project around the The Ice Cream Place's dumpster Friday, July 16. He...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    July 29, 2021

SSHS students trek through the Bob Marshall Wilderness

SEELEY LAKE - A group of Seeley-Swan High School students traveled around 70 miles in 10 days by foot through the Bob Marshall Wilderness as part of their own independent expedition. The group include...

 
 By Henry Netherland    News    July 29, 2021

Putting out plenty of pottery and pies

SEELEY LAKE - Ovando resident LaVonne Jorgenson enjoys the extra income she gets when she sells her homemade pottery and pies as well as her "farm fresh" eggs every Sunday at Seeley Lake Market....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 29, 2021

Chief to research hiring paid position, $10,000 grant received

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Fire District Board approved Chief Dave Lane to research to see if there would be interest for a paid firefighter/paramedic or firefighter/EMT position for the District and what the cost would be. The board agreed...

 
 By Joann Wallenburn    News    July 29, 2021

What's up on the AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) front?

No news is good news and there’s been very little news lately about AIS issues in Montana. That’s a good thing, but it’s not because nothing is happening. Some of what has been happening behind the scenes that you might be interested to know ar...

 

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

 

Community Briefs

Weekly COVID-19 update As of July 26, there have been 115,406 cases of COVID-19 in Montana. There have been 888,482 doses of vaccines administered and 440,754 Montanans fully immunized. There are 820 active cases, 5,648 total hospitalizations with...

 

Garnet Ghost Town re-opens as wildfire threat dwindles

GREENOUGH – Garnet Ghost Town is once again open for visitors after the Bureau of Land Management issued a new area closure in the Anderson Hill Fire vicinity. The new closure is much smaller and allows the public to access Garnet while also...

 

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