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Will Kats shows intricately detailed wood carvings during Tour of the Arts

SEELEY LAKE – Two women from Hamilton, Montana, artists in their own right, came to Alpine Artisans' Tour of the Arts Saturday October 10. "Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh!" Barbara Liss exclaimed as she saw...

 

Two men rescued off Holland Peak

SWAN VALLEY- A 56-year-old man and his 31-year-old hiking partner were rescued from  Holland Peak Monday, Oct. 5 after one of the men experienced a life-threatening medical condition. The men were ai...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 15, 2020

Alleged defamation case closed, no charges filed

SEELEY LAKE – Saturday morning, May 9 Clearwater Montana Properties CEO Kevin Wetherell was out showing vacant lots on Double Arrow Ranch. “When I finished showing property that morning, I looked at my phone and it was blowing up with Facebook...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 15, 2020

Algae bloom observed at Placid Lake

PLACID LAKE - Clearwater Resource Council reported another algae bloom just south of the public boat launch at Placid Lake State Park. The bloom was observed Wednesday, Oct. 7. Samples were sent to...

 

Community members make communities stronger  

My wife and I moved to Seeley Lake in 2019 from the Flathead Valley, seeking to simplify and reconnect with nature and a smaller community. We quickly met many residents who made us feel welcome and provided great examples of community love and...

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    October 15, 2020

Give Browder a chance

Mike Hopkins is asking to be re-elected to the Montana Legislature as the representative from the Seeley-Swan -Potomac-Bonner-Clinton area. Here’s a fact to consider in your decision to vote or NOT VOTE for him. Seeley residents have been...

 

O'Brien brings people together

When you campaign across our beautiful state, as we both have had the opportunity to do, you learn a thing or two about what it means to be a Montanan. You learn that while there are unique issues in each of our 56 counties, we all share many of the...

 

What my ballot will look like - Part two

Here is how I am voting: Last week’s letter dealt with Propositions, Judges and the Public Service Commission. You can view it here: http://kvs.org/vote/ballot-part1.pdf MT House Rep, HD 92: TOM BROWDER is a native Montanan, who lives in the...

 

Please protect my future - vote for climate proponents

The summer before I turned 17 was the worst fire season in Montana history. The Rice Ridge fire outside of Seeley Lake grew 60,000 acres in a single day, filling the beautiful Blackfoot Valley, where I’ve lived my entire life, with smoke and...

 

Browder best choice for House District 92

I’m writing this letter in support of Tom Browder, as he is a man of character and diligence. I met Tom about three years ago as a volunteer on his Parks and Recreation committee, which he led and continues to lead at this time. I continue to...

 
 By Gary Wolfe    Opinion    October 15, 2020

I support Kathleen Williams

Recently, I have received a couple of misleading mailers from the Montana Republican State Central Committee attacking Kathleen Williams and claiming she “wants to take away your Second Amendment rights.” Don’t believe the Republican and NRA...

 

Democracy one - Republicans zero

Around the United States for the last several years, Republicans have pushed legislation and regulations to make voter registration and voting more difficult. As we all know, and Republicans like Trump and a few others have publicly admitted, they do...

 
 By Tom Beers    Opinion    October 15, 2020

Missoulian editorial lacks integrity

I’m not sure I’ve ever read a more disingenuous or out of touch endorsement for a political office than the Missoulian’s recent endorsement of Jennifer Fielder for Public Service Commissioner. They contend she has a “unique capacity to unite...

 

We all deserve better from the PSC

In two recent decisions, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that the Public Service Commission (PSC) broke the law when it imposed harsh contract terms on renewable energy developers who sought to sell power to the state’s largest regulated utility....

 

Fall burning opened Oct. 12

MISSOULA - In response to a predicted cooling trend and chance of precipitation, Missoula County opened fall burning effective Oct. 12. At that time, the only burning that will be permitted is prescribed wildland and essential agriculture...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 15, 2020

Prescribe burn planned for Game Range on Bandy Ranch

WOODWORTH – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in coordination with the University of Montana is planning to conduct an 80-acre prescribed burn on the Bandy Ranch, on the east side of the Blackfoot Clearwater Wildlife Management Area Game Range,...

 

Volunteers needed for Trunk-or-Treat at Seeley Lake Elementary

SEELEY LAKE - To help fill Seeley Lake Elementary School’s parking lot for Trunk-or-Treat from 5 - 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, organizers are encouraging businesses to set up their own trunks. They are also looking for additional volunteers....

 
 By Matt Hart    Opinion    October 15, 2020

Protecting grizzly country near the Gateways to Glacier

Grizzly bears are highly intelligent, but as far as we know they can't read maps. When a bear living in Glacier National Park sets out in search of food or a mate, it doesn't know when it crosses the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 15, 2020

Community Firewood Day warms homes and hearts

SWAN VALLEY – "We felt so connected to the Swan Valley community by doing hard work for a common need," said Wendy Weaver, Executive Director, Montana Aquatic Resources Services out of Livingston,...

 
 By Addie Slanger    News    October 15, 2020

Pair of measures would legalize marijuana in Montana

Marijuana is back on the ballot - the third time in the last five election cycles - but this year Montanans will decide for the first time whether to follow other states like Colorado and Washington...

 

Fat Hippie expresses concerns over marijuana initiative

SEELEY LAKE - Fat Hippie, LLC owner Terry Lucke and office manager Dawn Butler are concerned with certain aspects of the upcoming initiative I-190 on the November ballot that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Montana. “I don’t e...

 

Mary prophesied, "...all generations shall call me blessed..." Luke 1:46-49

While Catholics worship God only, we are devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Why? • We honor Mary (and the saints) because they modeled virtuous, holy lives.  • “The knot of Eve’s disobedience was loosed by the obedience of Mary. What the v...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 15, 2020

Local artists share what they love during Tour of the Arts

Stretching from Seeley Lake to Lincoln, this year's Tour of the Arts sponsored by Alpine Artisans, Inc. was a big draw to the area Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11. While COVID-19 limited the...

 

Protect yourself and each other

SWAN VALLEY - Swan Valley resident Steve Card led a meeting Oct. 6 at the Swan Valley Community Hall to discuss residents joining together to look after the safety of their neighbors. He listed steps that residents can take to safeguard the...

 

Seeley Lake logs impact Great Flood of 1908

If the early history of Seeley Lake is intertwined with the lumber industry, the rise of the United States Forest Service is incontrovertibly intertwined with Seeley Lake and in particular with the...

 

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