Articles from the December 10, 2020 edition
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Welcome sign refurbished on north end of Seeley Lake
SEELEY LAKE – After being prompted into action by the repainting of the carved bears and Clearwater Mini Storage's new Welcome sign on the west side of Highway 83, local artist and graphic designer...
Williams led charmed life during Vietnam
CONDON – When Mike Williams was two years old, his family moved to Condon and his father went to work at the sawmill at Gordon Ranch. Mike attended grade school in Seeley Lake, high school in...
Pushing the limits, progressing to greater heights
GREENOUGH - "I didn't know snowmobiles could fly," said four-year-old Olivia Bourne in awe as she watched professional riders Seeley Lake native Caleb Kesterke and Kyle Saxton of Big Fork, Montana... Full story
Swan Valley Giving Tree up at Mission Mountains Mercantile
SWAN VALLEY - The Swan Valley Community Giving Tree was put up this week at the Mission Mountains Mercantile and is ready to accept gifts. Also added to the Community Giving Tree are tags with...
That there word sounds kinda like it is used by some foreign guru sitt'n there in front of his little shrine call'n bad karma down on his enemy. But I liked the way my dear Mother used to put it...
Temporary winter road and snowmobile trail closures begin
SEELEY LAKE –While National Forest Service roads generally close to wheeled vehicles Dec. 1, due to the lack of snow this year on the Seeley Lake Ranger District, the roads remain open until grooming begins. There will also be temporary road and...
County reminds residents of health care enrollment deadline
MISSOULA COUNTY - Missoula County updated attendees about 2021 open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace during a virtual press conference on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The deadline to enroll is Dec. 15. Olivia Riutta is the outreach manager for...
Brightening the holidays for local families
SEELEY LAKE - Families were able to pick up some extra holiday cheer at the third annual Reverse Giving Tree on Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Seeley Lake Community Hall. At the event, children were able to...
The National Toy Hall of Fame highlights staying power
COVID-19 has cast its increasingly large shadow over Christmas. In many homes one or both parents are out of work and finances are crushingly tight. Yet children are still hoping for a mound of...
Health care workers to receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine
Governor Steve Bullock announced Monday, Dec. 7 that the first round of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine expected to be delivered to Montana in mid-December will target health care workers at Montana’s major hospitals. “For nearly nine months, Monta... Full story
The incorruptible seed
1 Peter 1:23 “Having been born again - not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible – through the living Word of Elohim, which remains forever.” Two seed/word lines, one incorruptible, one provided way: a word – birth from the beginning....
Seeley Fire EMT recognized as Volunteer of the Year
SEELEY LAKE – At the annual Seeley Lake Fire Department awards dinner Dec. 6, Rita Rossi was recognized by her peers as the Volunteer of the Year for the Seeley Lake Volunteer Fire Department....
Tips to practice safe ice recreation
It’s that time of year when ice anglers and other recreationists head out to Montana’s “hard” waters for the winter season. Whether ice fishing, ice skating, hunting, snowmobiling or just taking a walk, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff...
Evalynn Jo Brueggeman November 14, 2020
SEELEY LAKE - Evalynn Jo Brueggeman was born Nov. 14 at 7:54 a.m. to Elora Peterson and Kyle Brueggeman of Seeley Lake. She was 19.5 inches long and weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. Evalynn was also... Full story
Lucille Mary "Cec" Peterman Dec. 5, 1939 - Nov. 25, 2020
CONRAD - Lucille Mary "Cec" (Brophy) Peterman was born Dec. 5, 1939 in Conrad, Montana to William and Beatrice Brophy of Valier, Montana. She passed peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 25 at the Pondera... Full story
Jack Otis Patton
BILLINGS - Jack O. Patton, age 97, was born in Silver City, New Mexico. He was the youngest of four children born to Thomas Leonard (TL) and Jesse H. Patton. Jack died in Billings, Montana on Nov. 24,... Full story
Michael Alden Holmes Jan. 17, 1944 - Dec. 1, 2020
SWAN VALLEY - 'Mike' Alden Holmes, 76, of Swan Valley, passed away Dec. 1 in his home at the Gordon Ranch surrounded by his loved ones. Mike was born in Missoula on Jan. 17, 1944 to Henry and... Full story
Wayne David Cahoon Jan. 20, 1961 - Sept. 12, 2020
SEELEY LAKE - On Sept. 12, Wayne David Cahoon, beloved husband, father, Papa, brother, uncle, friend and Follower of Christ, closed his eyes on earth and opened them in heaven. He is rejoicing now wit... Full story
Food Bank needs volunteers SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley-Swan Community Food Bank is in need of volunteers. They would be asked to work one Tuesday a month from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, customers are not coming into...
Missoula County to award COVID-19 small business job retention grants
Missoula County will distribute up to $625,000 in grant funding to help local businesses impacted by the pandemic retain jobs for low- and moderate-income employees through the COVID-19 Small Business Job Retention Fund. Qualifying businesses will... Full story
Missoula City-County Health Department now accepting public comment regarding possible adoption of COVID-19 directives issued by Governor Bullock
The Missoula City-County Board of Health, at its Dec. 17 meeting, will consider adopting by rule several or all of the COVID-19 directives issued by Governor Steve Bullock this year. The Board of Health will accept public comment ahead of taking any...