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Articles from the December 2, 2021 edition

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 By Nathan Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Friede conquers Baja 1000

MEXICO - Seeley Lake's Curtis Friede pulled off a miracle in Mexico, racing 1,227 miles from Ensenada, Mexico to La Paz, Mexico to complete the Baja 1000 race Nov. 20. "The Baja is the most rugged,... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

State Capitol Christmas tree cut by Seeley Lake logger

OVANDO – J&E Contracting, of Seeley Lake, provided this year's State Christmas tree that will be on display in the Montana Capitol rotunda in Helena. The Christmas tree is coordinated through the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Hunting season closed with mixed success

The 2021 general big game hunting season closed Sunday, Nov. 28. While the west-central Montana wildlife check stations reporting overall hunter activity and harvest totals down just slightly from...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Twenty years of Old West Christmas fun continues

OVANDO – Ovando was filled with the Holiday Spirit as Cowboy Claus helped kick off the Christmas season Friday, Nov. 26. Families enjoyed the wagon ride through town stopping downtown for the pettin...

 

Grateful for SSSAR's response

In this season of thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude to the Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue professionals and volunteers who responded to Andrea’s medical emergency up near the Swan Crest on Aug. 12. You dropped everything on a weekday...

 

Busy times, big opportunities

It's that holiday time of year when we give thanks and gifts to our neighbors, friends and family. I want to let you know how grateful I am for you. It truly is an honor to represent our district....

 

Connecting older adults with tablets and training

Missoula Aging Services (MAS) announced the expansion of a program to connect older adults with online resources, family and friends. Technology can address many of the challenges associated with...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Seeley Lake misses cut for groundwater study

BUTTE, MONTANA – The Ground Water Assessment Steering Committee finished ranking nominated projects for the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology’s Ground Water Investigation Program (MBMG/GWIP) Nov. 15. Seeley Lake’s nominated project to help...

 
 By Tom Beers    News    December 2, 2021

Invisible reality: Storytellers, storytakers and the supernatural world of the Blackfeet

As we conclude Native American Heritage Month, I suggest a great book for your enjoyment. Settle into a comfortable chair and read Rosalyn R. LaPier’s “Invisible Reality”. It is wonderful. LaPier will be presenting this book at Alpine...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Highway 83 project from Salmon Lake to Seeley Lake open for comment

SEELEY LAKE – Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will reconstruct Highway 83 north of Salmon Lake starting about one mile south of Placid Lake Road and extending northerly approximately four miles, ending just south of Seeley Lake. The...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Area author releases book on northwestern larch

MISSOULA – Missoula author and retired forester Stephen Arno has had an affinity for forests and trees since he could barely walk. Not only did his love lead to a career as a research forester but...

 

Management of the Swan Legacy Forest

The smell of freshly cut limbs and trees wafts through the air as I walk through the project area. The low hum of the harvester, a large and impressive piece of logging equipment, works right over...

 

Advent calendars branch out in many directions

Deeply rooted in Christian tradition, the period of Advent marks four weeks of spiritual preparation for the commemoration of the birth of Jesus. Centuries later, the count-down calendars have...

 

A journey without end

1 Corinthians 10:21 “You are not able to drink the cup of the Master and the cup of demons. You are not able to partake of the table of the Master and the table of demons.” Our journey takes us past two cups and two tables. We can choose one cup...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Adopt a Highway connects community through service

SEELEY LAKE – How often do you notice when the highway is decorated with litter? However, when the roadside is free of debris, motorists are quick to take it for granted. There is an army of volunte...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Seeley Lake Lions Club to offer Holiday Baskets again this year

SEELEY LAKE - Each year Seeley Lake Lions Club distributes Holiday Food Baskets to area families in need of help, providing a holiday meal for Christmas. The Lions perform various fundraisers throughout the year to raise money to purchase turkey...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 2, 2021

Turkey Drive helps fill Food Bank shelves

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley –Swan High School Leos Club raised $1,240 and two turkeys for the Seeley-Swan Community Food Bank during their fourth annual Turkey Drive. Students collected donations at...

 

Hungry Bear hosts second annual Thanksgiving dinner

SWAN VALLEY – The Hungry Bear Bar & Grill offered a complimentary Thanksgiving feast as a customer appreciation on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Owners Rick Medeiros and Debbie Urick cooked 160 pounds of...

 

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...

 

Community Briefs

Donations sought for Seeley Lake Elementary Christmas Store SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake Elementary is seeking donations for their annual Christmas Store. They accept new and gently used items (no clothing) for all ages and also monetary donations to...

 

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