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Articles from the November 4, 2021 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

Fuel spill closes Highway 200

GREENOUGH – Highway 200 was closed for more than six hours Saturday, Oct. 30 due to a fuel spill that covered all three lanes just past Sunset Hill Road at the top of Greenough Hill....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

On the cutting edge of a new market for wood products

SEELEY LAKE – To look at the new home on Spruce Drive in Seeley Lake, no one would think it was built from the inside out. Seeley Lake resident and general contractor Chris Chitty built his home...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

Substitute shortage hits close to home

SEELEY LAKE – Three schools in the state took advantage of the three-day week Oct. 18-20 and closed their doors to in-person learning. Darby, Glasgow and Livingston School Districts reported they either did not have enough employees to operate the...

 

Stop the stall tactics Senator Daines and do what is right

Senator Steve Daines is holding the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BSCA) hostage. The BCSA, a bill introduced by Senator Jon Tester, intends to strengthen public land protection while ensuring public access to outdoor recreation and the...

 
 By Lynn Carey    Opinion    November 4, 2021

Fed up with approach to the Post Office?

To my fellow citizens of Seeley Lake, How many of you are fed up with the approach to the Post Office parking lot? Here is where to complain: Montana Department of Transportation PO Box 7039 Missoula, MT 59807-7039 406-523-5800 Remember the squeaky...

 

Medication reviews can help you get the best care

Missoula Aging Services is hosting Medication Review appointments in partnership with the University of Montana Skaggs School of Pharmacy. The hour-long appointments will be with both a UM...

 

Council hosts Senior Symposium

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Council will have its November meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8 at the Seeley Lake Historical Museum and Visitors Center, 2920 Highway 83N. Pizza and water will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. This meeting...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

Celebrate local veterans, Nov. 11

Everyone is invited to join the Veterans & Families of Seeley Lake at the Veterans Memorial Garden north of Seeley Lake and the American Legion Post 63 at the Swan Valley Community Hall in Condon at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 to celebrate and thank...

 

Fire danger dropped to low

MISSOULA – Extended cooler weather and precipitation has prompted Missoula County fire protection agencies to reduce the fire danger in the Missoula area to Low. When fire danger is low, fuels do not ignite readily from small embers but will if a...

 

Protecting yourself and your rights

Whether you are currently renting or you have rented in the past, when moving out we all eagerly anticipate the return of our security deposit from our landlord. Then, when it arrives been...

 

Norman Wesley Baier Sept. 27, 1929 - Oct. 29, 2021

SEELEY LAKE - Norman Wesley Baier, 92, passed peacefully from this life on Oct. 29 at his daughter's house in St. Ignatius with his wife Rose and daughter Karen beside him. Norman was born Sept. 27,... Full story

 

"Thy will be done"

I read a story about a frequent airline traveler who commented about observing exemplary service on a regular flight. On this occasion, the flight attendants were absolutely fantastic. The traveler...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

Premium, organic products offer natural healing opportunity

SEELEY LAKE – Premium, high quality, organic cannabis as well as western Montana-made handcrafted products are now available in the Bison and Bear Center. Dancing Goat Gardens Medical Cannabis Dispe...

 
 By Alicia Dixon    News    November 4, 2021

Creating a new harvester to treat invasive lilies

In an effort to remove invasive water lilies from area lakes, the Clearwater Resource Council is looking forward to creating a mechanical harvester that will cut lily leaves and flowers mounted beneath a pontoon. This would allow the removal of...

 

Community Briefs

Missoula County Treasurer Satellite Office schedule change SEELEY LAKE – Due to Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays falling on the normal business days for the Missoula County Treasurer’s Satellite Office, 3360 Highway 83, the days have been c...

 

Slow season start for elk hunters in west-central Montana

MISSOULA – After the first two weekends of big game season, west-central Montana hunter check stations show that elk harvest is off to a slow start, but hunter traffic through the stations is up from last season. The number of hunter trips through...

 
 By Ron Cox    News    November 4, 2021

The ride around Salmon Lake

The long talked about Salmon Lake Highway Reconstruction project appears to finally be coming to fruition. Most of this highway stretch replaced the original wagon road into Seeley Lake country in the early 1920s. Early ways into the valley were...

 
 By Alicia Dixon    News    November 4, 2021

Suspect a blue-green algae bloom?

Fall is the time of year blue-green algae blooms are commonly identified due to temperature patterns and end-of-summer nutrient processes. A potentially toxic algae bloom on Seeley Lake was reported to MT DEQ on Oct. 18. Unfortunately, due to...

 
 By Amanda Eggert    News    November 4, 2021

Fish and Wildlife Commission pares down wolf trapping season, shrinks areas for snaring

The geographic and temporal sweep of Montana’s wolf trapping and snaring regulations shrank Thursday when the state Fish and Wildlife Commission approved a measure that brings those regulations into alignment with legal settlements governing... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

Trunk, tricks and treats in Seeley

SEELEY LAKE - The community came out for several events in Seeley Lake on Halloween night. The annual Trunk-or-Treat event was a great hit with local law enforcement and emergency responders along...

 

Trunk-or-Treat Swan Valley style

SWAN VALLEY - Trick-or-Treaters showed up at the Hungry Bear Bar & Grill Halloween night for the third annual Condon Truck-or-Treat. Nearly a dozen trunks lined the parking lot. Pizza and goodies...

 

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 web... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

Sharing the power of language

SEELEY LAKE – Katy Pellett has always been a self-proclaimed "English buff." She looks forward to bringing her love of the English language and storytelling to Seeley-Swan High School and helping...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    November 4, 2021

Lady Blackhawks take second at District 13C Tournament

MISSOULA - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks are heading to the Western C Divisional Tournament off a second place finish in the District 13C Tournament last weekend. The Lady Blackhawks came into the...

 

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