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Articles from the August 9, 2018 edition

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 By Sigrid Olson    News    August 9, 2018

New take on classic 4-H projects

Local 4-H clubs are preparing for the 2018 Western Montana Fair Aug. 6-11 at the Missoula County Fairgrounds. This is the opportunity for 4-H members to share their projects that they have been...

 
 By Zoie Koostra    News    August 9, 2018

Mountain bikers and policies look to balance wilderness and recreation

When Rep. Greg Gianforte voted in committee in favor of HB 1349, a bill that would allow mountain biking in some wilderness areas, it drew a response from mountain bikers who supported the new bill...

 

Tour looks back on 100 years of schooling in the Swan Valley

SWAN VALLEY – In 1918, Swan Valley residents built three one-room schoolhouses to accommodate their growing families and the influx of new pioneers. On Aug. 4, 100 years later, the Upper Swan...

 

Commissioner Curtiss proposes facilitator to get Seeley Lake Sewer back on track

Letter to the Community of Seeley Lake - I have worked with the Seeley Lake Sewer District Board for almost 18 years. The hard work of these dedicated volunteers has resulted in almost $16 M in grants and loans to fund this first phase of the...

 

Board of Health urges Sewer Board to keep project moving forward

Dear Mr. Boltz and Sewer Board Members: The Missoula City-County Board of Health strongly and wholeheartedly supports the Seeley Lake public sewer project and urges the Seeley Lake Sewer District Board to take the actions needed to keep the project...

 
 By Kirsten McGlynn    News    August 9, 2018

Othello heralds new 2 Valleys Stage season

SEELEY LAKE - Alpine Artisans' 2 Valleys Stage Performing Arts Series opens their 2018-19 season with the annual performance by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks at The Double Arrow Lodge Grounds Aug....

 

Art, food and live music at Lincoln Arts Festival this weekend

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Arts Festival is a two-day open-air event showcasing area artists and live music in the beautiful Blackfoot Valley. Artists showcase their wares from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 in the open-air of Lincoln’s Downtown...

 

FWP proposes rule outlining grizzly bear population objectives in NCDE

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing an administrative rule to codify the population objectives detailed in the conservation strategy for grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. The Fish and Wildlife Commission will vote...

 
 By Dave Lane    Opinion    August 9, 2018

A note from the Fire Chief's desk

I would like to take this opportunity to thank this community of Seeley Lake for the warm welcome that my wife and I have received since our arrival. We are enjoying our new home and the many welcoming smiles from literally everybody that we meet!...

 

State agencies ask the public to report harmful algal blooms

HELENA – As we move full blown into summer, the public is urged to keep an eye out for Harmful Algal Blooms. HABs are a seasonal phenomenon on Montana’s lakes, reservoirs and ponds that can make people sick and even kill pets and livestock. The...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 9, 2018

Local photographer exhibits at Fine Art Show

MISSOULA – The MADE Fair Marketplace, a fine art show Aug. 7 – 12, is new to the Western Montana Fair this year. Seeley Lake photographer Juan de Santa Anna is one of the artists and will feature...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 9, 2018

Local 4-Hers to showcase projects at the Western Montana Country Fair

MISSOULA – The 4-H and Future Farmers of America livestock and exhibit buildings are open to the public Aug. 7 – 11 during the Western Montana County Fair. The Country Fair is an opportunity for 4-H members to show off their projects and hard wor...

 
 By Zoie Koostra    News    August 9, 2018

Pet Poisoning: Know the Signs and Symptoms

When the Olson family's dog Balto started acting sick in the mountains, they had no idea what could be affecting him - they just knew they needed to get him down right away. Even when he was brought...

 
 By Zoie Koostra    News    August 9, 2018

Anderson signs with University of Montana Western's Rodeo Team

SWAN VALLEY - Iriey Anderson of Condon signed with the rodeo team and the University of Montana Western where she will study business and equine science. She was awarded a full-ride tuition...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 9, 2018

New teachers hired for SLE primary grades

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary School Board hired Robin Gaither as the new kindergarten teacher and Rachael Bemis as the new second grade teacher to teach the split class for the 2018-2019 school year at a special meeting Aug. 2. Last...

 
 By Jan Anderson    News    August 9, 2018

Montana lacks money to treat its most vulnerable residents

Fran Sadowski has seen firsthand the dangers of limited options. During a study on services for "dually diagnosed" individuals with both developmental disabilities and mental illness, the CEO of Misso...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    August 9, 2018

The costs of Linda Vista's sewer

SEELEY LAKE - At a recent sewer board meeting Missoula County Commissioner Jean Curtiss delivered a warning that has been echoing throughout the county for decades: "Look what happened to Linda Vista...

 

"Papa" James Michael Sackett January 23, 1950 ~ August 5, 2018

SEELEY LAKE - “Papa” James Michael Sackett, was born Jan. 23, 1950. He grew up in a little cabin in the Appalachians with little to nothing. He learned to be self-sufficient at a young age by having to hunt small game so they could have meat for... Full story

 
 By Craig Wilson    Opinion    August 9, 2018

God is wise

I still enjoy visiting libraries. I appreciate the opportunity to borrow books without having to purchase them and being exposed to various titles that I was not aware of. But part of me (a small part) misses the nostalgia of the little card catalog...

 

Community Briefs

Temporary Closure in the Wild Bill Area SWAN VALLEY – Forest roads 9888 and 9891, which are part of the 920 Truman Creek Trail, will be closed to off-highway vehicle use, Monday-Friday from Aug. 2 – Sept. 7.  This road restriction is in place fo...

 
 By Dawn Brennan    Opinion    August 9, 2018

Tester - Transparent and Accessible - He Gets My Vote

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Senator Jon Tester for remaining accessible to his constituents. Only about a million people live in Montana, but we’re an enormous state. In fact, from the border of Idaho to the border of North Dakota,...

 

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