Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

Articles from the December 24, 2020 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 21 of 21



District sued by pro-sewer landowners

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board of Directors learned at the end of their Dec. 17 meeting that a lawsuit had been filed against the District seeking to force the District to construct the proposed system. In the Board’s regular...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 24, 2020

Santa's Village brings magic to Swan Valley

SWAN VALLEY – Red arrows pointed the way from Highway 83 down Kauffman Road leading to Santa's Village. This is the first year Santa has spent a week in the Swan Valley, offering gifts, goodies and...

 

Residents shine on for Caravan of Lights

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake residents literally lit up the pavement on Saturday, Dec. 19 when they participated in the first ever Christmas Caravan of Lights. Attendees gathered their vehicles,...

 

Montana State Parks visitation sets records

In 2020, Montana State Parks saw an increase of almost 25% in the number of visitors compared to the same time period last year. Parks experienced around 3,000,000 visitors between January and...

 

Spread out the giving, cover all ages in generosity

SEELEY LAKE - ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas, We wish you a Merry Christmas...’ I would like to begin by wishing each and everyone in the Seeley/Swan area a very safe, relaxing and rejuvenating holiday season. This is a season of giving and...

 

State leadership needs to carefully consider direction

The Federal Government has only the powers specifically enumerated to it...all other powers accrue to the states. That’s the way the U.S. Constitution reads. However we all know, because it controls the big purse strings, the Feds make state and...

 

Stop and look - A shift in perspective

The following is a poem written by my girlfriend, Jasmine. I wanted to share it as I believe it captures our adventures in and around the beautiful mountains surrounding Seeley Lake, but also is a reminder to stop and look at life from a different pe...

 

Holiday goodwill

Since it's the holiday season, I believe it's fitting to describe some psychological traits associated with the season. During this season, people are more open, kinder and giving to others. Even to...

 

Missoula Aging Services offers tablet program to seniors

MISSOULA COUNTY - Missoula Aging Services (MAS) is introducing a new program called Lifelong Connections which will provide low-income, older adults with tablets, two years of Wi-Fi and training at no cost. The overall goal of the program is to...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 24, 2020

District receives $76,000+ in grants, recognizes volunteers

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake Fire Chief Dave Lane announced at the monthly Fire Board meeting Dec. 15 that the District received more than $76,000 in grants this past month. He also recognized...

 

The marathon of collaboration

Have you ever had an idea that could benefit more than just you?  Maybe it is something you love to do and want to share it, maybe you've seen it done in another community, or maybe you've even tried...

 

Fire Department ignites Holiday spirit, spreads joy

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Fire Department started up their ambulance and fire truck engines and shined their lights for something other than an emergency on Saturday, Dec. 19. The six attending...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 24, 2020

Swan Valley students share holiday messages

SWAN VALLEY – Even though Swan Valley School did not have an audience this year for their Christmas Program, it did not squash their Holiday Spirit. Singing with their class in the fresh snow or in...

 

The meaning of Christmas

Throughout all human history, most all cultures have found themselves in times of turmoil, division and disarray. In some ways, we can arguably say that about our own society currently as we contend with a number of different issues. On the surface...

 

Board approves Return to School Plan, revised opt-out form, cancels basketball season

POTOMAC - The Potomac School Board unanimously approved the Revised Return to School Plan with an amendment during their monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 14. In their discussion, the board talked about the transition process into online learning if...

 

Local Holiday favorite recipe "Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Roll-Up"

3/4 cup sifted flour 1 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. salt 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup canned solid pack pumpkin 1 cup chopped walnuts Cream cheese filling (Recipe follows) Cream...

 

Sunset sprinkles Christmas program with holiday funnies

GREENOUGH - Sunset Elementary School students were busy on Thursday, Dec. 17 filming their scenes for "Christmas Sprinkles," a brand new anthological holiday program. Supervising Teacher Toni Hatten...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    December 24, 2020

"The Runaways of Missing Lake" receives Pinnacle Book Award

SEELEY LAKE - Tanya Fyfe's "The Runaways of Missing Lake" won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Best in Teen Fiction, Tuesday, Dec. 15. This is the first award for Fyfe's fourth book in the...

 

Winners of SLE Door Contest announced

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley Lake Elementary School's third grade class was declared the winner of the school's annual door decoration contest with their snow globe compilation on Friday, Dec. 18. They will...

 

Who sends Christmas cards?

Historical purists might claim the first Christmas card was the elaborately decorated, 33 inch by 24 inch three-panel manuscript given to King James I of England (aka King James IV of Scotland) in...

 

Community Briefs

Swan Valley Library is closed until Jan. 4 SWAN VALLEY - Due to COVID-19 quarantine, the Swan Valley Library is closed. Cleaning and disinfecting are taking place. The Library will reopen Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 at 10 a.m. Thank you for your patience....

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 01/21/2021 12:27