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Articles from the August 5, 2021 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    August 5, 2021

Increased fees proposed for Seeley Lake Refuse District

SEELEY LAKE – On July 29, the Missoula County Commissioners held a budget hearing to consider rate increases for the Seeley Lake Refuse District fiscal year 2022 . The annual assessment would increase $30 to $180 as well as other increases in...

 

The Bob Marshall Music Festival returns this weekend

SEELEY LAKE - The fifth annual Bob Marshall Music Festival returns as planned to Seeley Lake Aug. 6 and 7. Festival organizers are eager to bring an exciting lineup and plentiful activities including...

 

Local 4-H Trailblazer hopes odds will steer in her favor at Fair

MISSOULA - Seeley Lake Trailblazer Dani Sexton is excited to return to the Missoula County Fairgrounds for the annual Western Montana Fair with her new steer, Hollywood, after last year's event was re...

 

Seeley Lake was home base for military family

SEELEY LAKE – Ron Talcott joined the military with a clear understanding of what that decision entailed. He had the experience of his grandfather, who served in the United States Army, and his fathe...

 

Moose-ing around

A cow moose drinks out of a puddle at a residence in the Potomac Valley while her twin calves (right) wait in the woods. While moose live in the area, they are not common, especially in residential...

 

Focus letters on local communities

Dear Roxie Sterling, The change to our Letters to the Editor policy restricting letters to local issues is not meant to cancel conservative voices. This change equally affects letter writers from all political views and opinions as it pertains to...

 

Thank you for your support

SEELEY LAKE - We would like to say a big thank you to all who helped support us on our journey this summer for Junior Olympics track. Especially all the businesses who donated and the individuals who came and supported our car wash. We greatly...

 
 By Linda Howard    Opinion    August 5, 2021

Doing good is good for you

You can make a difference in local schools by serving as a Foster Grandparent! Foster grandparents are volunteers placed with local schools and assist teachers by providing extra support to...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 5, 2021

Trail and area closures ordered for Dry Cabin fire

OVANDO – Due to increased fire activity, the Flathead National Forest and Lolo National Forest jointly issued area and trail closures in response to the Dry Cabin fire burning about 20 miles north...

 
 By Claire Muller    News    August 5, 2021

Community Foundation awards graduate scholarships

The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 SLCF Scholarship. Seeley-Swan High School graduates Kara Good and Nicole Williams each will receive $1,000 towards...

 
 By Kelsey Lodge    Opinion    August 5, 2021

Missoula Electric Cooperative's approach to wildfire prevention

The Western United States has experienced some of the most devastating wildfires in the nation's history. In 2017, the wildfire season brought unique challenges for Montana. Not only was it exceptiona...

 

Ovando residents discuss zoning possibilities with Powell County

OVANDO - Ovando residents came together in the Ovando School gym Thursday, July 30 to discuss whether the community should decrease the minimum developmental acreage from one to ½ acre in...

 

Grants available for Powell County non-profits

POWELL COUNTY - The Powell County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from non-profits throughout Powell County. The PCF awards grants, usually ranging from $500 to $2,000, for charitable purposes in the following focus areas: basic...

 

Alan Ray "Pete" Taylor Feb. 14, 1932 - July 24, 2021

SWAN VALLEY - Alan Ray "Pete" Taylor was born on Feb. 14 (Valentine's Day), 1932 in Brownwood, Texas. His parents were Harold and Mary Taylor. He moved with his family to San Diego, California when... Full story

 

Anthony G. Quadros 1949 - 2021

SWAN VALLEY - It is with great sadness to announce that Anthony (Tony) Quadros left this world and joined his parents on July 8. Born in Marin County in 1949, he died in one of his favorite places in Montana. Tony is remembered by his wife Laura,... Full story

 

Thy Kingdom come

In order to teach us how to pray, Jesus gave us the Lord's Prayer to serve as an outline to guide our own prayers. Not only does the Lord's Prayer teach us elements of prayer to incorporate, we also...

 

Missoula County recognizes watercraft inspection staff

CLEARWATER - Missoula County Commissioners and partnered agencies recognized employees at the Clearwater Junction Watercraft Inspection Station Monday, Aug. 2 as part of the statewide Watercraft...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    August 5, 2021

Master Trail Plan gaps and opportunities discussed

SEELEY LAKE - A half dozen residents participated in a Pathways and Trails Master Plan workshop at the Seeley Lake Community Foundation’s West Wing July 28. Missoula County is beginning the process to create a countywide Pathways and Trails Master...

 

STEM camp helps local student pursue engineering interests

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - Incoming Seeley Lake Elementary School seventh grader Walter Shields returned from a five-day excursion to the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM (science,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 5, 2021

Community support fills in the gaps at local schools

SEELEY LAKE – With school resuming in less than a month, teachers are preparing their classrooms and planning for the year to best serve their students. This year, four teachers were able to apply f...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 5, 2021

Glass Recycling drop-off event

SEELEY LAKE - Recycling Works is holding the first of three glass recycling events in Seeley Lake Saturday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Seeley Lake Community Foundation (3150 MT-83 N). Seeley Lake residents can drop off clean, food-grade...

 

Clearing out invasive water lilies

SEELEY LAKE - Residents and visitors came together Saturday, July 31 to participate in Clearwater Resource Council's second annual Make the Cut Invasive Waterlily Removal Event. Participants competed...

 

Crafting products out of fabric

SEELEY LAKE - Local artist Terri Townsend sells just about any "useful item" made out of fabric at her Undafoot Creations stand in Seeley Lake Market. Some of her products include baby clothes, pothol...

 

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 web... Full story

 

Garnet Ghost Town re-opens as wildfire threat dwindles

GREENOUGH – Garnet Ghost Town reopened 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 providing space...

 

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