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Articles from the November 5, 2015 edition

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 By Andi Bourne    News    November 5, 2015

Hay Truck Overturned on Highway 83

A hay truck travelling on Highway 83 around Salmon Lake Thursday, Oct. 29 around 4 p.m. went off the road. According to Highway Patrol Trooper Shawn Silvan, the driver from Townsend lost the trailer...

 

Lady Blackhawks Take Second at Districts

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks took second place at the District 9C Tournament in Victor last week. The Ladies earned a spot in the championship match after defeating Victor, Drummond a...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 5, 2015

Structure Saved, Everything Else Lost in Fire

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Volunteer Fire Department responded to a trailer house fire on Elm Drive just after 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. Upon arrival, flames were visible on the east side and...

 

Three Grizzlies Killed on Swan Highway

SWAN VALLEY - Three grizzly bears were killed on Highway 83 in the Swan Valley since September. The bears found along the highway were, according to Fish Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Region I Grizzly Bear...

 

Marshall Lake

Silence of another snowy slow-going evening. Fog pouring off the lake, slinking away, Staying lower than my knees, Revealing a perfectly flat mirror of water. Reflecting a stillness onto the steep...

 

CO2 Related to a Football Field

The real news about carbon dioxide (CO2) and some of the research I’ve found about this gas. First is a principle about gasses called the Brownian Movement. This is where a gas will dissipate equally in a given volume that is available to it. If yo...

 

Turn Out the Old Broodmare

I’ve recently decided that I am fast approaching what I call “broodmare” status. Nothing center-drives that harsh fact home faster than having a beautiful and elegant seventeen-year-old daughter. (And possibly the sway back, crabby attitude...

 

Arkansas Forest Bill Bad for Montana

Though the smoke has cleared from Montana’s skies, we’re far from extinguishing another major problem facing our forests: the crisis of how we pay for fighting forest fires while continuing to fund essential Forest Service programs that sustain...

 

Walleye Discovered in Swan Lake

SWAN LAKE - Two walleyes were caught in Swan Lake last week during Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) gill net sampling operations, according to FWP Region One Fisheries Manager Mark Deleray....

 
 By Karen Laitala    News    November 5, 2015

Three New Invasive Plants Added to State Noxious Weed List

The State of Montana updated the Montana State Noxious Weed List to include three new plants, and shifted the priority of three weeds on the previous list, effective July, 2015. The updated list provides management priorities for citizens, land...

 
 By Mark Ruby    Opinion    November 5, 2015

Snag Some Habitat

Standing dead wood has incredible value to living things across western Montana’s forests. As fall stretches on and wood stoves burn more frequently, standing dead wood has high wildlife habitat value in addition to providing heat for homes....

 

Good Start to White-tailed Deer Harvest

MISSOULA - White-tailed deer harvest continued to rebound from recent years through the second weekend of the big game general hunting season, with the highest harvest levels in west-central Montana since 2008.  Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP)...

 

Fun and Food for All at Harvest Festival

SWAN VALLEY - The Harvest Festival sponsored by the Swan Valley Elementary PTA was held Friday, Oct. 30. SVE students, dressed in Halloween costumes, came with their families ready to enjoy dinner,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 5, 2015

Halloween Isn't Just for Kids

SEELEY LAKE - Dressing up for Halloween is not just for kids. It is for everyone who is a kid at heart. The Seeley Lake Senior Center continued their annual tradition of a costume contest with an...

 

Cell Tower, Law Enforcement at Next Council Meeting

SEELEY LAKE - At the Seeley Lake Community Council meeting this Monday, Nov. 9 the council will hear from J.R. Reger about a cell tower planned at Highway 83 near Redwood Lane. Next on the agenda, Sgt. Bob Parcell will talk about law enforcement in...

 

Consumer Alert Air Ambulance Services in Montana Raise Concern

HELENA - Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen issued a consumer advisory Thursday, alerting Montanans to issues with private air ambulance services and encouraging Montanans to investigate the services thoroughly before signing a...

 
 By Todd Fife    Opinion    November 5, 2015

The Veruca Complex and Patience

Remember Veruca Salt from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? She sang: “I want a party with roomfuls of laughter, Ten thousand tons of ice cream, And if I don’t get the things I am after, I’m going to scream! I want the works, I want the whole...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 5, 2015

Missoula Chorale Has Local Talent

SEELEY LAKE - Since his retirement from teaching five years ago, Seeley Lake resident Steve Thompson travels to Missoula every week to sing bass in the Missoula Symphony Chorale. His love of singing a...

 

What is Insomnia?

After a late night of studying, I'm sitting in class and feel my eyes close and wake to find 10 minutes have passed. Oops, I hope I didn't snore. About 30 percent of us have brief episodes of daytime...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 5, 2015

Sam's Spooky Carnival a Scream

SEELEY LAKE - Super heroes, zombies, princesses and furry creatures filled Citizens Alliance Bank (CAB) in Seeley Lake for the first annual Sam's Spooky Carnival. There were games, prizes, food and a...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 5, 2015

Students in Action Highlighted at Pure Montana Tales

SEELEY LAKE - Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) presented the world premiere of the film "Students in Action with Climate Change," at their Pure Montana Tales event Oct. 29 at the new SLE Outside...

 

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Missoula During 2015 Trek

MISSOULA – As the nation’s Christmas tree makes its way from Alaska to Washington D.C. it will stop in Missoula Nov. 8. Music, cross-cut saw demonstrations and free nature-themed activities are planned from 2 to 4 p.m. outdoors in the Cabela’s...

 

Great Bear Properties

Goal: Great Bear Properties strives to look after the best interest of their customers as a dual agency representing both buyers and sellers. Owner Kim Koppen asks lots of questions to help buyers...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    November 5, 2015

Pioneer Volleyball Season Serves Up a Good End

POTOMAC - Potomac girls' volleyball season ended Oct. 24. The team of 12 played hard and set the bar for good playing and a good reputation, according to Potomac Volleyball Coach Grace Perry. Potomac played 12 volleyball games total this season with...

 

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