Articles from the December 22, 2022 edition

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  • "Holiday Traditions" fills SSHS with Holiday Spirit

    Pathfinder Staff|Dec 22, 2022

    SEELEY LAKE - Old-time Christmas carols and favorite holiday music filled the Seeley-Swan High School auditorium Tuesday night, Dec. 13 as students from Seeley Lake Elementary and SSHS musicians performed to a packed house. The junior high and high school bands and choirs shared "Holiday Traditions," many familiar and other not, dating from the 16th century to current. Music Director Janet Morgenstern joked that she packed all of her favorite music into one concert. She commended the students...

  • Students show entrepreneurial spirit during 'Blackhawk Biz' event

    Hattie Batchelder, SSHS Student Journalist|Dec 22, 2022

    SEELEY LAKE - During the "Blackhawk Biz" Market Day, students were able to sell the products they have been working on throughout the semester. Our story on the event ran in last week's Pathfinder edition ( Student journalist and photographer Hattie Batchelder took a range of photos of her classmates during the Dec. 10 market....

  • MacKenzie named Flathead National Forest Deputy Forest Supervisor

    For the Seeley Swan Pathfinder|Dec 22, 2022

    KALISPELL - The Flathead National Forest has announced the selection of Tami MacKenzie as Deputy Forest Supervisor. MacKenzie started her career on the Flathead National Forest as a wildland firefighter in 1998 while attending the University of Montana. She worked in wildland fire until 2006 when she accepted a position in environmental planning where she held various positions between the Flathead National Forest and the Regional Office for the next 14 years. In 2020, she became the Forest Public Affairs Officer and member of the Forest...

  • Nothing like an appearance from 'Elfis' to teach the value of friendship

    Pathfinder Staff|Dec 22, 2022

    SEELEY LAKE - When Elfis (Lane Brovold) took the stage at Seeley Lake Elementary Thursday, Dec. 8, all the second grade elves and first grade reindeer cheered. But when Santa (Liam O'Brien) promised him a band with backup singers, Elfis was through the roof. Little did he know the turmoil that would come when the backup singers Aretha (Castielle Casey), Mariah (Henlie Kenney) and Celine (Olivia Bourne) vied for the spotlight and the band members picked sides. When Elfis teamed up with Santa for...

  • Seeley-Swan soars over Lynx

    Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder Staff|Dec 22, 2022

    SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Swan Blackhawks and Lady Blackhawks defeated the Lincoln Lynx with ease in front of the home crowd Dec. 16. The Boys dominated the first half scoring 17 points in each quarter while only allowing the Lynx 13 points total. The Blackhawks breezed through the second half to a 54-38 victory. Sean Mercado topped the scoreboard for the Blackhawks with 17 points. Connor Matthew also broke into the double digits with 12 points. The Lady Blackhawks started off in similar fashion...

  • Pathfinder owners make Kansas publication purchase

    For the Seeley Swan Pathfinder|Dec 22, 2022

    KANSAS - Steve and Cynthia Haynes sold Nor'West Publishing/Haynes Newspapers on Dec. 1, 2022, 42 years to the day after they purchased their first newspaper. Brothers Jesse and Lloyd Mullen, owners of Mullen Newspaper Company, and the new owners of the Seeley Swan Pathfinder newspaper, worked with Haynes to acquire one daily newspaper, one twice weekly, four weekly newspapers, and a market shopper product. The publications are based in Northwest Kansas. Jesse is the Chief Executive Officer of...

  • The Greatest Gift 

    Pastor Erik Iverson, Faith Lutheran Church, Condon and Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Seeley Lake|Dec 22, 2022

    Irrespective of personal beliefs, many people feel that Christmas has become too commercialized and too secularized. Today, many observe the holy day of the Christ Mass without any acknowledgment of Christ at all. More attention is focused on parties, presents and television specials without any reverence for the main focus of Christmas, namely, the incarnation of our Lord, and His taking on of our flesh to save us. Santa Claus gets more attention than Jesus. Perhaps, however, this problem can begin to be corrected by understanding where the...

  • Little Blackfoot 4-H Report

    Gizelle Beck, 4-H Secretary|Dec 22, 2022

    Little Blackfoot 4-H Club president Clara Gravely called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 11, at the Avon Clubhouse. There were 10 members present, they were: Clara Graveley, Ole Beck, Wesley McIntosh, Finn Graveley, Augusta McIntosh, Tylee Jo Berg, Gizelle Beck, Tell Davies, and Taylen Davies. Finn Gravely led the American pledge and Tylee Jo Berg lead the 4-H pledge. Ole Beck gave the treasurer’s report. Beck also gave a report on the ‘Canvas Painting’ county event in Helmville that was held on Nov. 20 . The Perkins Livestock Judgi...

  • Walking in Seeley's Winter Wonderland

    Game Warden Sydney Young, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Region 2|Dec 22, 2022

    Most big game hunting for this season will come to an end with the closing of the Traditional Muzzleloader season on Dec. 18. The abundance of snow in the valley, however, means that many winter activities have begun. Many will travel to the trailheads and unload their cross-country skis or snowmobiles to access hundreds of acres of Forest Service and State lands. Some will flock to fishing access sites and state parks to ice fish or skate on freshly frozen lakes and others will be using this time to continue to hunt or trap. Users riding...

  • 20/35 Year Look Back

    Dec 22, 2022

    25 Scott Elected Chairman Bob Scott was elected chairman of the water board at last week's regular meeting. Scott, who served on the board several years ago and who was reelected in November, is widely known throughout the community for his interest in water issues. During the meeting, Scott conducted' lengthy review of various financial, legal, and operational matters in order to better acquaint the entire board with the status of the water district. Scott also intends to schedule a planning... Full story