Articles from the October 19, 2023 edition

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 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

Holland Lake Lodge cancels expansion plans; for sale

The owner of the Holland Lake Lodge announced he will not continue a partnership with a Utah company to expand the resort and plans to sell the site. Christian Wohlfeil told the Pathfinder on Oct. 14...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

Report: Holland Lake Wastewater System leaking 148 times above legal limit

A leakage study determined the Holland Lake Wastewater System has been spilling sewage at a very high rate into the surrounding ground, an issue that the Forest Service said will be fixed under state...

 

New teachers welcomed

Seeley Lake, Condon and Ovando schools welcome several new educators for the 2023-2024 school year. Seeley Lake Elementary had two new teachers join its staff: third-grade teacher Ali Williams and...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

Seeley Community Council hears from Clearwater Resource Council, adds council member

The Seeley Lake Community Council heard new plans for the Clearwater Resource Council, clarification on current Sewer Board actions and added a new council member at its Oct. 9 meeting. Dave Torrell, the new executive director from CRC, said the...

 
 By Jean Pocha    News    October 19, 2023

Connecting over food in Seeley Lake

There is a common thread of community care and support for Veterans, Seniors and the community between the Seeley Lake Senior Center, Food Pantry, Veterans and Families and others. After meeting Barb...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

More details released on Arson case

The woman accused of starting multiple fires near propane tanks in Seeley Lake had gotten into an argument at the Chicken Coop, bought fire starter from Roveros and tried to burn down multiple structures because “she was so upset with what...

 

Legislature cut red tape to increase housing availability

The Legislature’s major zoning reforms to increase the supply of affordable housing in Montana have made a lot of news, but there was also another significant pillar of our pro-housing work during the session: cutting red tape. Excessive...

 

Dental health for a healthy life

October is National Dental Hygiene Month which gives us dental professionals an opportunity to share our enthusiasm about oral care with our communities. There are multiple roles a hygienist will take on in their career to assure we are treating our...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

Two dogs attack goats, deer in Seeley Lake

Two dogs around Seeley Lake drew concerns from residents after the animals attacked a goat and caused other problems for multiple-days. The two dogs, both huskies, were first reported by Missy Kesterke, who watched the pair attack her goat on Oct....

 

Missoula County Sheriff's Log for Oct. 19

10/6 6:07 a.m. Accident - No Injury 5XX Spruce Drive, Seeley Lake 10/7 6:12 a.m. Accident - No Injury 3XMM Hwy 200, Clearwater Junction 10/9 11:51 a.m. Civil 11XX Airport Road, Seeley Lake 10/10 2:53 p.m. Suspicious Activity 3XX Boy Scout Road,...

 

Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Call Log for Oct. 19

10/6/2023 Medical Highway 83 10/6/2023 Fire Wildland Double Arrow Ranch 10/6/2023 Medical Willow Drive 10/6/2023 Medical Standby Highway 83 10/6/2023 Medical Seeley Lane 10/13/2023 Medical Highway 83...

 

Delmar Houston Lemons

Delmar Houston Lemons, son of Houston and Genevieve (Miller) Lemons, was born July 25, 1935 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The family moved to the Missoula area where he attended school. He left Missoula... Full story

 
 By Ruth Bergen    News    October 19, 2023

Sparrow's Vine holds banquet

Sparrow's Vine held its annual banquet on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Seeley Lake Community Hall. This marked their 13th year as a Parenting and Pregnancy Resource Center. A delicious BBQ meal with all the...

 

What a mess!

Two big events recently are the Afghan earthquake and the Israel/Hamas conflict. There is still the Ukraine situation ongoing but out of the spotlight for the moment. Sadly, the devastation in the earthquake has been overshadowed by the Israel/Hamas...

 

Death notice

Allen Richard Miller, 97, of Missoula, Montana, passed away on October 7, 2023. Arrangements are under the care of Just Cremation Montana....

 
 By Tom Browder    News    October 19, 2023

Tenacious Beasts: wildlife recoveries that change how we think about animals

While the title alone should interest us in Christopher Preston’s latest book, I found it to be a remarkable and engrossing read. Once started, it is difficult to put down, and for those of us in our valley who live close to nature, it is optimisti...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

Hospital board meets with RV park owner, announces new doctor

The Seeley Swan Hospital District Board met with the future neighboring RV Park executive director, announced a new doctor joining the clinic and agreed to continue to look into needed maintenance to the air conditioning and water damage. Lazy Acres...

 

Walking the river with a fly rod in autumn

The leaves are just turning color along favorite stretches of my home river; they're likely doing the same along your river, too. Wherever you fish there's a certain feel to taking your fly rod for a...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

Football loses heartbreaker to Flint Creek

The Seeley Swan High School Football Team also made history on Friday, Oct. 13, going toe-to-toe versus Flint Creek Co-op, but lost in a last minute comeback 26-22. The Blackhawks have not beaten its...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    October 19, 2023

Volleyball drops to Philipsburg in four sets

The Seeley-Swan High School Volleyball Team lost to Philipsburg in a four set loss that featured heavy defense on Oct. 14. The team has dropped three games in a row, but still has a chance to make a...

 

Archives for Oct. 19

Thirty-five years ago... Thursday, October 20, 1988 Swan Valley girl recognized for 'superior talent,' poem to be published in national book. Tracy Kearney, Swan Valley 15- year-old, recently...

 
 By Matt Hart    Opinion    October 19, 2023

Two prongs of grizzly conservation: habitat protection, conflict prevention

Fall is never a dull time in grizzly country, and this year the season seems to have brought a particularly steady stream of incidents between bears and people. From run-ins with hunters high in the...

 

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