Articles from the October 4, 2018 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    October 4, 2018

Building a greater connection to the land and each other

SEELEY LAKE – "Not only do I get to witness better condition of things but people who come here for tourist seasons get to experience it," said Seeley-Swan High School senior Madison Hinchey. "I...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    October 4, 2018

Board moves design forward

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board gave Great West Engineering the go-ahead to work toward completing the final design of Phase 1 of the collections system and the wastewater...

 

Fall burning open with permit

MISSOULA - Wildland fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association (MCFPA) have dropped fire danger within Missoula County from high to moderate. Fall burning is now open for those with a permit. Recent days have seen lower...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 4, 2018

Living and adapting to fire's environment

SEELEY LAKE – Paintings, photographs, prints and quilted images of wildland fire hung on display in the Seeley Lake Community Hall Saturday, Sept. 29. Every image told a story and each piece...

 

Lee Bridges - The best choice for HD92

I am supporting Lee Bridges for HD92 and here is why. Lee had left information cards on our door during the primary election in June and has personally been by twice since August. We were never home. Finally we were able to talk at two different...

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    October 4, 2018

The community can and should do better

SEELEY LAKE - The fine reporting effort by Andi Bourne on the Seeley Lake Community Park reveals how badly we have failed as a community in maintaining this valuable asset. Back in the eighties we played a LOT of baseball at the community park....

 

Reelect Mike Hopkins

I’m writing today to support Mike Hopkins for reelection in House District 92. Over the last two legislative sessions he has demonstrated the ability to navigate the legislative process with professionalism and bipartisanship. His seniority of...

 

Vote against I-185

Medicaid expansion through I-185 is a bad deal for Montanans and presents serious issues for future legislative sessions and state budget discussions. In 2015 when Medicaid expansion was passed, there were months of heated debate between both sides....

 

Ballot propositions, RV Park at next Council meeting

SEELEY LAKE - The next meeting of the Seeley Lake Community Council promises a full agenda. The Council will hear proponents and opposing views on all four Ballot Propositions: LR-128, the proposed levy to support the University system, will be...

 

Young grizzly relocated to Marias Pass on Flathead National Forest

OVANDO — Bear activities continue in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 1. A young male grizzly was relocated from the Ovando to the Flathead National Forest after getting into unsecured garbage. Montana is bear country. Black bears and grizzly...

 

Time to apply for Low Income Energy Assistance

Happy Fall, Now that temperatures are dipping it's once again time to apply for Low Income Energy Assistance (LIEAP) and Weatherization! The State of Montana, through the Department of Public Health...

 
 By Erin Hendel    Opinion    October 4, 2018

Shared problem solving on The Nature Conservancy land

Thanks to public meetings, growing partnerships and many conversations with local residents and business, The Nature Conservancy has learned a great deal in the four years since acquiring 117,000 acres of land in the Seeley-Swan area. Time and time...

 

Watch us grow - First graders explore gardening

SEELEY LAKE - Some of the youngest students at Seeley Lake Elementary have been some of the most successful gardeners. For the past four years Seeley Lake kindergartners have planted vegetables in...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    October 4, 2018

Potomac School welcomes Olsen

POTOMAC - Ashley Olsen is the new second and third grade teacher at Potomac School. Olsen looks forward to learning and growing in the classroom, deepening her teaching knowledge and meaningfully shap...

 

God's servants

We are currently going through concerning times with political issues as a nation. There is a great amount of division affecting all levels of government. Every day seems to bring fresh news of problems and scandals. But this is nothing new. Every...

 

YAM teaches basic mental health hygiene to ninth graders

Retired Browning educator Larry Woolf spent 11 years as a teacher and 15 as a guidance counselor in public schools on the Blackfeet Reservation. He has seen, again and again, the devastating pain of...

 

Seeley-Swan High School Celebrates Homecoming

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley-Swan High School celebrated Homecoming Saturday, Sept. 29. Students participated in the annual parade through downtown Seeley Lake and football and volleyball home games. The...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    October 4, 2018

Blackhawks defend home from Pirates at Homecoming game

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks hosted the Victor Pirates for their Homecoming game Sept. 29. The Blackhawks came out strong and put points on the board in the first 13 seconds of play....

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    October 4, 2018

Lady Blackhawks handle the Heat

The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks hosted the Hot Springs Savage Heat for their Homecoming match Sept. 29. The Heat was turned up right from the start and the Lady Blackhawks fell hard in game one,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 4, 2018

Blackhawks few but mighty on the course

The Seeley-Swan High School cross country team turned heads and earned recognition this past week. Sariah Maughan, Hannah Ayers and Jayla Kauffman placed first as a three-person team in Arlee, Sept....

 

I-185 has serious Constitutional flaws

Imagine a ballot initiative that would give every citizen in Montana $1,000 each year. That initiative would be very popular and would likely pass. But with a $1 billion price tag, it would result in a serious deficit for our state budget and require...

 

Bamboozled? Vote no on I-186

The word ‘bamboozled’ isn’t one we use often nor is it understood anymore. However, if I-186 passes we’ll get a darn good reminder of its proper use. Bamboozled means the use of a ploy, ruse or scheme to achieve a specific goal. An example...

 
 By Alex Taft    Opinion    October 4, 2018

Don't belive big tabacco's lies about I-185

I am a proud Montanan and a veteran, and I support voter initiative I-185. About one in ten Montanans is a veteran, one of the highest per capita representation among all the states in America. Including the less fortunate among us Montanans, an...

 

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