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Articles from the September 30, 2021 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

Local trappers weigh in on new wolf regulations

Sitting around the shop table, local trappers Bob Sheppard and Rob Henrekin discussed the expanded wolf hunting and trapping regulations approved by the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission this past...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

Fire Department shares improvements with community

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Fire Department opened up the Fire Hall and offered a barbecue to the community Saturday, Sept. 25. Community members had the chance to check out and learn about all...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

Celebrating the first decade of Seeley-Swan High School grads

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Community Hall was filled with laughter, hugs and smiles as around 50 graduates from Seeley-Swan High School classes 1965-1975 shared memories, stories and...

 

Respect people's choice, provide other options

It is long past time to stop shaming/bullying people who have chosen not to get vaccinated. Everyone knows COVID-19 is serious but people have valid reasons why they won’t or CAN’T get vaccinated. People have had bad reactions, been hospitalized...

 

Children, mimicking and adults

When young children play together, they often begin to assume the behaviors and dress styles of their peers. They tell their parents how they want to dress and are adamant about what is acceptable as...

 

Jesus is Lord

36 “Therefore, let all Israel know beyond question that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ.” 37 When the crowd heard this, they were deeply troubled. They said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what sh...

 
 By Tom Beers    News    September 30, 2021

"Why do we live here, what's your story?" inaugural event Oct. 13

A small group of folks in the valley, not connected with any particular group or organization, are starting an effort to enable each of us to better understand and appreciate an inclusive sense of our community of Seeley Lake and the Clearwater Valle...

 

Fall prescribed fires planned

SWAN VALLEY - The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is planning to complete prescribed fire operations this fall. A prescribed fire burn plan is created for each project to establish control measures to meet project...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

Smokejumper reunion time of reflection for local sergeant

MISSOULA - The 1971 Smokejumper New Man Class had a 50th reunion in Missoula on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22. The reunion included a flight in Miss Montana, the restored C-47 aircraft. Among the 18 in...

 

Info sought on grizzly bear shot near Woodworth

SEELEY LAKE – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking information on a female grizzly bear that was shot and killed in the Woodworth area south of Seeley Lake. The bear was discovered by a local landowner...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

High call volume, grants and staffing top updates

SEELEY LAKE – At the Seeley Lake Fire Board Sept. 21 meeting, the Fire Chief Dave Lane provided updates regarding calls, grants and staffing. As of August 2021, the Department has responded to 267 calls this year, up 66 calls from August 2020....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

Inspiring readers for the past 27 years

SEELEY LAKE – "To walk into a library and be called by name by a librarian who knows your reading interests and even remembers your dog's name – [Sue Stone] is a treasure," wrote long-time Seeley...

 

Food safety during a disaster

September is disaster preparedness month (Ready.gov). "Promoting Preparedness Through Public Involvement", is the goal of this year's national public service campaign. Natural disasters continue to...

 

Booster doses now available

MISSOULA - On Monday, the Missoula City County Health Department started offering booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to eligible county residents. Missoula City County Health Department COVID-19 Incident Commander Cindy Farr said the... Full story

 

Roads and Trails Tailings II

Interaction between the speakers and the audience at the Roads and Trails program presented Aug. 7 by the Upper Swan Valley Historical Society generated additional tales worth sharing. These short...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

Summer reader recognized

SWAN VALLEY - Daniel Bernt, 10, of Condon won the book "Big Bear Feet" from the Swan Valley Library after he participated in the library's summer reading program. He read 50 books to win the...

 

Rudolph William McQuatters III  Aug. 10, 1965 – Sept. 23, 2021

SEELEY LAKE - Rudolph (Buster) William McQuatters III, 56, of Seeley Lake passed away Sept. 23. Rudolph was born in Midland, Texas on Aug. 10, 1965 to Norma and Rudolph William McQuatters II. He was... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

AAI 2 Valleys Stage resumes concert series

SEELEY LAKE – The Quarteto Nuevo concert Sept. 26 was a concert of firsts. This was the first 2 Valleys Stage (2VS) concert in 18 months, the first 2VS concert hosted by a local business and the...

 

Community Briefs

Seeley Lake Senior Center activities canceled, meals continue SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Senior Center has canceled activities including Mexican Train, bingo, bridge and pinochle until further notice. Meals will continue to be served in the...

 

Pirates and Trojans no match for Lady Blackhawks

The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks had no mercy on Victor or Drummond last week. They defeated both teams in three sets and did not allow either team to score more than 15 points in a set. The Lady...

 

Blue Hawks down Blackhawks

SEELEY LAKE – The Blackhawks hosted the Thompson Falls Blue Hawks Sept. 24 and suffered their first loss of the season. The first minutes of the game were disastrous for the Blackhawks setting a...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 30, 2021

Blackhawks keep a steady pace

THOMPSON FALLS, MONTANA – The Seeley-Swan High School Cross Country team took to the course in Thompson Falls Thursday, Sept. 23. Head Coach Shawn Holmes said it was a beautiful day for the meet and the team ran well. Sophomore Conner Chadwick led...

 

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...

 

Glenn Harrison Truett Feb. 23, 1931 - Sept. 23, 2021

GREENOUGH ~ Glenn Harrison Truett, 90, of Greenough Montana, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at his home of natural causes. Glenn was born on Feb. 23, 1931 in Bryson City, North Carolina to... Full story

 

Prescribed burn this week north of Seeley Lake

With the favorable moisture recovery in the area, the Seeley Lake Ranger District is in prescription to take on some fall prescribed burning. Over the next two days, the District will be lighting...

 

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