Articles from the October 5, 2023 edition

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 By Griffen Smith    News    October 5, 2023

Fire Chief ordered by state board to take education course

The Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Chief must complete four hours of continuing education after the Montana Board of Medical Examiners ruled he acted unprofessionally during an emergency call in...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 5, 2023

Missoula County requires retroactive permit for Holland Lake wastewater system

Missoula Public Health has ordered the Forest Service to reapply retroactively for a permit to operate a wastewater lagoon for the Holland Lake Lodge and its neighboring campgrounds after it violated...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 5, 2023

Two homes burned last week

Two homes of Seeley Lake residents took significant damage last week, and at least one family is in need of a new place to live. One fire on Sunday, Sept. 24, destroyed much of the home of Jim and Wendy Leetch. Their daughter Amber Leetch, her...

 
 By Jean Pocha    News    October 5, 2023

Local man promotes veterans awareness nationwide

Curt Friede of Kurt's Polaris Seeley Lake is on the adventure of a lifetime, primarily to raise funds and awareness for active duty and veteran suicide prevention. Starting in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska,...

 
 By Jean Pocha    News    October 5, 2023

Colt Fire showcases purpose of timber management

Showcasing a real-life project where the Colt Fire and a forestry management unit interacted was the purpose of a tour held Tuesday, Sept. 26 on the burn area. Attendees included regional Forest...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 5, 2023

Holland Lake sewer might have long standing problems

The wastewater system near Holland Lake Lodge might have been leaking since 2005, and photos show large rips in parts of the lagoon's liner from last year, according to letters and photos requested...

 

Thanks for listening

I want to thank the Missoula County Commissioners and their staff for coming to Seeley Lake on Sept. 18 to talk about the future of this town and our “vision for the community.” The Seeley Lake Community Hall was packed, and County Commissioners...

 

Thanks for the help

This “Thank You” has been a long time in coming. Through the hot line, various people learned that a flower bed I planted in memory of my sister-in-law, had been damaged by someone or something. That ignited the giving of donations from people...

 

It's time for state management of grizzly bears

The recent spate of headlines about grizzly bear attacks and human-bear conflicts highlights the need for the federal government to return management of grizzlies to the State of Montana. Grizzly bears are still listed under the federal Engendered...

 

Enrollment for medicare coverage opens, Missoula Aging Services here to help

MISSOULA, MT - Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to optimize your Medicare coverage. Whether you’re considering a Medicare Advantage plan or adjusting your Prescription Drug Plan, MAS is here to help you make the most of Medicare. Open Enr...

 

Fall hatches, streamers, and changing lines in midstream

I remember standing thigh-deep in the Missouri River one afternoon, changing spools on my reel. That's a tricky maneuver. More on how to do that later. The breeze (you'd call it wind in other places)...

 

Missoula County Sheriff's log for Oct. 5

9/22 3:38 p.m. Civil 63XX Hwy 83, Condon 9/24 12:30 a.m. Suspicious Activity Airport Road, Seeley Lake 9/24 11:13 p.m. Suspicious Activity 17XX Holland Lake Lodge Road, Condon 9/25 12:06 a.m. Suspicious Activity 73XX Hwy 83, Condon 9/25 12:09 p.m....

 

Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Call Log for Oct. 5

9/22/2023 Medical Seeley Lane 9/24/2023 Structure fire Seeley Lane 9/26/2023 Structure fire Cub Lane...

 
 By Dave Lane    Opinion    October 5, 2023

Get your home ready for winter

As the seasons change, this is the time to start thinking about preparing for the winter weather. Make sure that your skirting is intact, and pipes are well insulated. Also having your furnace serviced and chimney/stove pipe inspected and cleaned...

 

Seeley Lake Community Council October Meeting

Key updates and information important to our community! The October meeting of the Seeley Lake Community Council will be held at the Barn (2920 Highway 83) on Monday, Oct. 9. Pizza will be served starting at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will begin at...

 
 By Sharon Teague    News    October 5, 2023

Fall is critical month for bears

This is the third article in our Bear Smart series for residents of the Clearwater Valley. We invite everyone interested to join our community-wide efforts to reduce bear-human conflicts. Our first article summarized the mission and efforts of the...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 5, 2023

Football outlasted by Simms on the road

The Seeley-Swan High School Football Team could not overcome a strong Simms High School defense and special teams, and lost 52-14 on the road Sept 29. The Blackhawks came into the game 2-3 after a...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 5, 2023

Volleyball goes on five game win streak

The Seeley Swan High School Volleyball Team has hit its stride during the midsection of the season, winning five games in a row and sitting 4-2 in conference play. The team is also 8-3 overall - one...

 
 By Alan Muskett    News    October 5, 2023

Night moves in the Swan Mountains

If you’ve lived in this area for an appreciable period of time, you’ve likely been to Holland Falls. It is neither an easy or an onerous hike, with spectacular views, great photo ops, and the excitement and sound track of the falls. When the call...

 
 By Kerry Schaefer    News    October 5, 2023

Pickleball becoming popular connection for Seeley Lake

Our family has been part-time and full-time residents in Seeley Lake since 1969. Beginning part-time with a cabin on Boy Scout Road, situated on Seeley Lake and now full-time residents (except for...

 

Archives for Oct 5

Twenty years ago... Thursday, October 9, 2003 4-H Kids celebrate success at County Fair The Seeley Lake Trailblazers 4-H club had another very successful year at the Western Montana Fair. The members...

 

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