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 By Henry Netherland    News    October 29, 2020 

Leonard Moore inducted into 2020 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame

SWAN VALLEY - The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame (MCHF) and Western Heritage Center (WHC) inducted Leonard Moore of Condon into their 13th class of the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. According to a press...

 

Public land for public use

We hear again about the availability of the public lands for use by the owners of that land ––the PUBLIC. Both candidates for Montana Senate seat indicate they feel public lands need to be open to the public. Who exactly are they talking about?...

 
 By Matt Hart    Opinion    October 15, 2020

Protecting grizzly country near the Gateways to Glacier

Grizzly bears are highly intelligent, but as far as we know they can't read maps. When a bear living in Glacier National Park sets out in search of food or a mate, it doesn't know when it crosses the...

 

John Fraley explores the legacy of Joe Murphy

Author John Fraley has spent years capturing the stories and history of those who have ridden and hiked through the Bob Marshall Wilderness.  In his newly released book, "Heroes of the Bob Marshall W...

 

Forest Service supports Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, outlines concerns at hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Montana Senator Jon Tester’s Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act was heard in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing Wednesday, Sept. 16. The U.S. Forest Service spoke in support of the BCSA and shared...

 

We're behind the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act

Horse packers and mountain bikers spend less time together than we should - it sometimes seems like we’re in the woods in search of different things. But the truth is that we’re all drawn to the backcountry for the same reasons: to enjoy...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 10, 2020

Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act and Economic Report draws criticism

SEELEY LAKE – This past August the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Project released an economic report highlighting how public lands and water sustain the economy of the Blackfoot and Clearwater Valleys and nearby communities. There has also been...

 

Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act is a common sense bill

Nowadays, politics in Washington creates a lot more problems than it solves—we’ve been led to believe that every issue, big or small, is an all-out battle for the soul of our country. But, quite frankly, when you take a step back from the dysfunc...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 27, 2020

Working together to protect the resources

SEELEY LAKE – If you have been out on the lake this summer or plan to hunt this fall, chances are you will have the opportunity to meet the new game warden for the Seeley Lake area. Jake Barzen...

 

Firefighters attacking Lion Creek fire in remote Swan Valley

SWAN VALLEY - Flathead National Forest firefighters are working on suppressing a fire in a remote area of the Swan Mountain Range. The Lion Creek Fire was reported Tuesday, Aug. 11, burning in heavy fuels on steep slopes. The lightning caused fire...

 

Hiking Holland Peak

Directions:  Drive north on Highway 83 approximately 28 miles from Seeley Lake, or two miles south of Condon (mile marker 39). Turn east onto Rumble Creek Road. Follow the road four miles to the...

 

Construction to begin for Smokes Cabin bridge

SEELEY LAKE - Construction for the Smokes Cabin bridge replacement project will begin at the end of July and last through Sept. 1. The Smokes Cabin bridge crosses the North Fork of the Blackfoot River via Hobnail Tom Trail #32 at milepost 3.1. The...

 

Forest Service recognizes Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation

KALISPELL – USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen recently honored The Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation, the nonprofit partner that coordinates with the Forest Service in stewardship of the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, with the...

 

Bridge and culvert replacement projects beginning on Seeley Lake Ranger District

SEELEY LAKE – Multiple bridge and culvert replacement projects are in progress or scheduled to begin within the next 2-3 weeks on the Seeley Lake Ranger District. Temporary road closures will be in place for public safety due to heavy machinery...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 25, 2020

Bozeman pilot fined for landing helicopter in Bob Marshall Wilderness

A Bozeman man who landed a helicopter in the Bob Marshall Wilderness in May has paid the maximum $500 fine, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said June 16. Samuel L. Schwerin, 48, of Bozeman, received the notice for the violation, a federal misdemeanor, after...

 

Serious consequences necessary for violating Wilderness Act

The “Hungry Horse News” reported that, “Two horsemen on a recent trip into the Bob Marshall Wilderness said they found something they never expected: A couple fishing on a sandbar of the South Fork of the Flathead after allegedly landing a...

 

Leonard Moore 1926 - 2020

SWAN VALLEY - Leonard was born in Pablo, Mont. May 29, 1926 to the parents of George and Fern Moore. He was the the oldest of three siblings. He had a long and adventurous life in the Big Sky country. He grew up in the Flathead, Blackfoot and the...

 

Artist residency wilderness opportunity

KALISPELL – Professional working artists from various disciplines, media and styles are invited to apply the Artist Wilderness Connection, an artist-in-residence program where artists stay in remote forest cabins for one to two weeks to create...

 

Vital Ground and Quinn family establish conservation easement

SWAN VALLEY - In Montana's Swan Valley, grizzly bears, wolverine, moose and wolves cross the roads and backyards that lie between mountain ranges. Separating the Mission Mountains and the Bob...

 

Christmas present rooted in Christmas past

SWAN VALLEY - Many of us will gather with extended family or friends over the Christmas holiday to share gifts and good will. It seems the way we celebrate Christmas is rooted in Christmas past. A...

 

Frank Bonde Nov. 10, 1928 – Sept. 29, 2019

PLEASANTON, CALIF. – Frank Bonde passed away peacefully at the age of 90 with his daughters at his side. Frank was born and raised in Pleasanton, California by his parents Hans and Nina Bonde,...

 

Leon Morris Copenhaver 1930 - 2019

MISSOULA - Leon Morris Copenhaver, 89, of Missoula, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Nov. 6. Leon was born April 9, 1930 in Missoula and was the seventh child born to...

 

Dunham Creek Road closed to motorized use

SEELEY LAKE – The northern one mile section of Dunham Creek Road #4388 on the Seeley Lake Ranger District will be closed beginning Oct. 29 for repairs following a summer debris flow. In late July,...

 

Monture Trail repaired after recent storms

SEELEY LAKE – Trail crews spent much of last week conducting repair work on Monture Trail #27, located on the Seeley Lake Ranger District, to address a trail washout caused by storms two weeks...

 

Heavy rains cause increased runoff - Monture Trail impassable for stock

SEELEY LAKE – Heavy rains at the beginning of the week resulted in increased runoff and a trail washout in the Monture Drainage on the Seeley Lake Ranger District. Monture Trail #27 is currently...

 

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