Articles from the September 26, 2019 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    September 26, 2019

Northern Powell County questions Ambulance levy

OVANDO – More than 50 people attended a citizen-initiated meeting at the Ovando School Sept. 16 to discuss the Powell County Ambulance Service levy that the voters approved last November. Ovando...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 26, 2019

Epic ending to a great adventure

SEELEY LAKE – Hung on every wall of Rick Butler's living room are mounts from hunting expeditions from years past and photographs he has taken. There is a story behind each of the animals and...

 

Board closes in on R&Rs, by-laws amendment

SEELEY LAKE –Seeley Lake Sewer District Board received public comment on their attorney’s denial of a citizens petition, discussed their proposed Rules and Regulations (R&R), worked through a final draft of the by-laws and approved an interlocal...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 26, 2019

Subaru pushed into front wall of Wolf Ridge Apartments

SEELEY LAKE – Saturday morning, Sept. 21, when his older brother wouldn't answer the door, Timothy Pratt allegedly drove his truck into his brother's car, parked in front of the Wolf Ridge...

 

Petition for referendum rejected on false arguments

SEELEY LAKE - I want to alert the 182 people who signed the grassroots petition opposing the mandatory hookup to the sewer system that your voice has been disregarded. Moreover, my constitutional right to formalize opposition through a petition for...

 

Sewer Rules & Regulations - A must read

SEELEY LAKE - The Sewer Board has published proposed rules for governing its sewer operation. They are a must-read and are available online, at the County annex and the Seeley Lake Public Library at Seeley-Swan High School. They are disturbing. They...

 

You're not me

There are many ways we experience other people. First and foremost, other people are different than we are. We experience the differences quite strongly in many instances. Here is an example. Walking...

 

SSHS off and running

Hello from Seeley-Swan High School. We have had an exciting first month of school. Students, staff and myself are settling in to the new year. Students were able to have a great service learning day...

 

Comments sought on Liberty II fire salvage project

SEELEY LAKE – The Lolo National Forest is asking for public feedback on a proposal to harvest trees impacted by insect infestation and disease within the 2017 Liberty Fire burned area on the Seeley Lake Ranger District. This effort has been...

 

Road and culvert work on Cold Lakes Road, access impacted

SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest will recondition existing Cold Lakes Road (FS No. 9599) by installing metal pipe and placing aggregate surfacing on the road.  Work will continue the week of Sept. 23 and...

 

Monture Trail repaired after recent storms

SEELEY LAKE – Trail crews spent much of last week conducting repair work on Monture Trail #27, located on the Seeley Lake Ranger District, to address a trail washout caused by storms two weeks...

 

Caring for our natural resources

With summer’s end drawing near and fall weather rolling in it is a good time to reflect on this past season. A quick reminder however that Placid Lake State Park and the Salmon Lake State Park day use area are still open and will remain open until...

 

Comment period open on draft Statewide Recreation Plan

HELENA – Montana State Parks is seeking public comment on the Montana Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). Comments will be accepted through Thursday, Oct.17 at 5 p.m. The new SCORP, titled “Sustaining Montana’s Outdoor...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 26, 2019

Pay raises approved

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Fire District Board approved a $8,500 salary increase for Fire Chief Dave Lane at their Sept. 10 meeting. This was around half of what the Chief requested on the basis of the state average for fire chiefs, what he has...

 

Montana is the oldest state in the West. Demographics tell the tale

HELENA - Montana is, in fact, a country for old men, and women too, according to demographic statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, which indicate that based on median age, Montana holds the...

 

Harrison Joel Binder

SEELEY LAKE - Harrison Joel Binder was born Aug. 22 at 4:06 p.m. to Kayla and Austin Binder of Seeley Lake. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. Also welcoming Harrison into the... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 26, 2019

"Backroads of the Mind" released, young writers recognized

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan High School creative writing students released "Backroads of the Mind" literary magazine at the "In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean" Festival Sept. 14. Backroads Volume...

 

We are all different but we are still God's children

We are children of God. We are all different. We look different. We sound different. We act different. No two fingerprints are the same. We were created in the image of God, our Heavenly Father, and His Son, Jesus the Christ. “And God said, Let us...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 26, 2019

Huckleberry Festival fun for all

SEELEY LAKE – The community of Seeley Lake came out Sept. 21 for the first annual Seeley Lake Huckleberry Festival in the BBQ Pit and Fat Hippie parking lots. Children enjoyed games and face...

 

Pertussis outbreak continues

As of Sept. 20, Missoula County has 174 confirmed pertussis cases, according to Cindy Farr, Health Promotion Director at the Missoula City-County Health Department. While new pertussis cases slowed down during the summer, it did not go away....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 26, 2019

Blackhawks post fast first mile, continue to work on mile splits

The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks Cross Country team took to the course in Thompson Falls on Tuesday, Sept. 17 and finished out the week on Friday in Great Falls. Not everyone made it to the races this...

 

Blackhawk's streak ends in Drummond

DRUMMOND – The Blackhawks failed to extend their three game winning streak to four as they fell to the defending state champions, the Flint Creek Titans on Sept. 20. The Blackhawks struck first...

 

Lady Blackhawks defeat Drummond

The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks shut out the Trojans Sept. 19 in Drummond before heading to Arlee Sept. 21 for an all day tournament. The Lady Blackhawks defeated Drummond in three sets 25-16, 25-23 and 25-15 to take the non-conference match. Klaire...

 

Community Briefs

DNRC to burn piles in the area The Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Clearwater Unit is proposing to burn slash piles from timber harvest and other treatments in several areas including: the Seeley Lake area, Placid Lake area,...

 

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