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  • Missoula County awards grants to Seeley Lake organizations

    Henry Netherland, Pathfinder|Jan 14, 2021

    MISSOULA COUNTY - The Seeley Lake Lions Club, Seeley Lake Regional Outdoor Center for Kinetic Sports (ROCKS), Veterans and Families of Seeley Lake, and The Potomac-Greenough Community Center will all receive grants of various sizes following a Missoula County Commissioner meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7. Missoula County’s Parks, Trails and Open Lands Program distributed $46,000 in matching grants to organizations throughout the county with the intent of improving local communities. The Seeley Lake Lions Club will receive $16,988 to put in a p...

  • Community Briefs

    Dec 3, 2020

    Loving Hearts Toy and Gift Sale, Dec. 8 SEELEY LAKE – The community is invited to come and shop at the annual Loving Hearts Toy and Gift Sale Dec. 8 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Mission Bible Fellowship. There are a lot of toys and gifts ready for purchase. Organizers said to be sure to get there on time, as toys sell out fast. Each customer will receive a free stocking filled with goodies. Masks are required to be worn and hand sanitizer is available to use before handling the merchandise. Social distancing is requested. Hospital District mee...

  • Potomac community shares kindness

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Nov 26, 2020

    POTOMAC - The community of Potomac has proven resilient since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Since the spring, residents have donated, participated and benefited from the kindness and generosity of friends, neighbors and strangers. Residents banded together and worked hard to guarantee support for others including comfort, food and firewood. Since March, Potomac School has been a link in the chain of giving. According to Potomac School secretary Janette Ployhar, volunteers served 110... Full story

  • Election Day approaching Nov. 3

    Henry Netherland, Pathfinder|Oct 29, 2020

    All mail ballots are due by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Elections Office at 140 N. Russell Street, Missoula. Voters can drop off their ballots at several locations including Seeley Lake Elementary, and the Potomac-Greenough Community Center. For more information visit https://www.missoulavotes.com....

  • General Election opportunities, ballots mailed Oct. 9

    Henry Netherland, Pathfinder|Sep 24, 2020

    Over 70,000 ballots will be mailed out Friday, Oct. 9 to registered Missoula County voters for the November General Election. Residents will be able to register and vote during a satellite event in Seeley Lake from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Seeley Lake Tax Extension Office, 3360 HWY 83 N. hosted by the Missoula County Elections Center. All mail ballots are due by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Elections Office at 140 N. Russell St. Votes must be received by then, not postmarked. Postage will be paid on all mail ballots for the...

  • When Seeley Lake calls 9-1-1

    Andi Bourne, Pathfinder|Aug 6, 2020

    SEELEY LAKE – As of Tuesday, July 21, Missoula Emergency Services Incorporated (MESI) and Life Flight Network will no longer automatically respond when an Advanced Life Support (ALS) call is dispatched in the Seeley Lake Fire District. Instead, MESI will respond as mutual aid resource when requested and Life Flight will be on standby. Seeley Lake Fire Chief and Paramedic Dave Lane requested the change to automatic dispatch that has been in place for more than 30 years. “In my mind, these are changes that are going to reduce public safety iss...

  • Community Briefs

    Jul 30, 2020

    Loving Hearts temporarily closed SEELEY LAKE – Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in Missoula County, Loving Hearts is temporarily closed for the safety of the volunteers and the community at large. If you need items please call Mission Bible Fellowship 406-677-2110 or Mary 406-670-5526. Donations are not being accepted at this time. Thank you for your understanding. Seeley Lake Elementary Outdoor and Enrichment programs suspended SEELEY LAKE - Due to spiking COVID cases in Missoula County and in an effort to minimize potential community s...

  • Community Briefs

    Jul 23, 2020

    Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival canceled SWAN LAKE - Following receipt of the latest mandates from the Governor’s office, members of the Swan Lake Chamber and Community Club voted to cancel the 2020 Festival scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8. The decision was made to ensure the health and safety of the members of the Swan Lake community. Festival chairs Lesly and Terry Olsen will be contacting all arts and crafts and food vendors to make arrangements concerning their vendor application fees. For additional information contact the Olsens at 8...

  • Board discusses COVID-19 policies for fall, approves Community Center lease

    Andi Bourne, Pathfinder|Jun 18, 2020

    POTOMAC – Potomac Principal John Rouse set up a classroom with six feet between desks, hung signs as reminders about handwashing and hand sanitizer use and had a package of masks available to use for the June 8 school board meeting. This was an effort to visually show the board what returning to school in the fall could look like as they launched into the Montana School Boards Association (MSBA) 1900 Series Knowledge-Based Decision-Making Template. In other business, the board approved signing the annual lease with the Potomac Greenough C...

  • Community Briefs

    Jun 11, 2020

    Miss and Mrs Montana 2020 at Tamaracks Resort June 13 SEELEY LAKE – The community (age 12 and older) is invited to come and watch the Miss Montana 2020 and Mrs Montana 2020 Pageants at Tamaracks Resort Woodland Venue Saturday, June 13 at 5 p.m. Everyone is asked to be seated by 4:30 p.m. and it is a suggested donation of $20 for Seeley Lake residents. All proceeds will support the pageant. For more information follow the Tamaracks Resort’s Facebook page Free Mobile COVID-19 testing clinics available weekly SEELEY LAKE - Missoula County res...

  • Community Briefs

    Jun 4, 2020

    CORRECTION SEELEY LAKE – In the Seeley Swan Pathfinder article, “Annual assessment may double,” published May 28, 2020, the cost of Pyramid Mountain Lumber, Inc.’s share of the Seeley Lake Sewer District’s tax bill was incorrect. Pyramid’s sewer tax bill doubled from approximately $10,000 in 2018 to approximately $20,000 in 2019. If the proposed administrative budget is passed and the assessment method stays the same, it will more than double again this year. The administrative budget and assessment method will be discussed and adopted at...

  • Community Briefs

    Apr 23, 2020

    Fairytale Farms Volunteer Day, April 25 GREENOUGH – Join Fairytale Farms for their monthly volunteer day Saturday, April 25 from 12-5 p.m. Volunteers will learn about Hugelkultur garden beds and work in the greenhouse. Please bring work gloves, water bottle and snacks, no lunch will be provided. There will be a portable toilet available for volunteers to use. Volunteers are asked to RSVP, 406-244-8811, since group size is limited to 50 people. Fairytale Farms is located at 11791 Waterfowl Lane, Greenough. For more information visit their F...

  • Coronavirus updates – Week in review March 31 - April 6

    Apr 9, 2020

    Below is a summary of the new information about local and statewide closures, restrictions and accommodations due to the coronavirus as of Monday, April 6. Information changes daily, sometimes hourly. Please call ahead or contact the organization directly with questions. Please follow the Seeley Swan Pathfinder website (seeleylake.com) for Breaking News for our area. We will post as it becomes available. For the most up-to-date and accurate information and best ways of protecting yourself and... Full story

  • Update for Saturday, March 21

    Mar 19, 2020

    • Living Water Catholic Church is not having services until further notice through the diocese. • Condon Community Church cancelled all of their Services for the next two weeks. That includes Sunday School, Worship Services, & Choir Practices for March 22nd & March 29th as well as our weekly Bible Studies. • Almost all churches have switched to using their website and/or Facebook page for service and prayer meetings. Please check those for further announcements and opportunities to worship from home. • Effective March 19, the Seeley Lake Se... Full story

  • Potomac community gathers for pancakes and permits

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Feb 27, 2020

    POTOMAC - More than 150 people attended the annual Pancakes and Permits event Feb. 22 at the Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC). For two hours the coffee and conversation flowed as Potomac and surrounding community members enjoyed each other over a hot breakfast of sausages, eggs and pancakes. The Potomac Valley 4H Club and the Greenough/Potomac Volunteer Fire Department (GPVFD) hosted the breakfast. The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Clearwater Unit was there al...

  • Community Briefs

    Jan 30, 2020

    Death notice for Donald Schaff SEELEY LAKE - Donald J. Schaff, 88, of Seeley Lake, died Jan. 17 at The Living Center in Stevensville, Mont. A memorial mass is pending for Feb. 10 in Seeley Lake at Living Water Catholic Church with a reception to follow. Time TBA Bridge players wanted SEELEY LAKE – A Chicago-style Bridge group is looking for full-time or substitute card players to join their group. They meet at the Seeley Lake Senior Center Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The group includes beginners and is not very serious. Anyone int...

  • Potomac program captivates audience

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Jan 2, 2020

    POTOMAC - There was standing room only during the annual Potomac School Christmas Program Dec. 18 in the Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC) as more than 300 people attended to watch the students and sit with family and friends. Highlights of the evening included the annual art silent auction, presentation of raffle prizes by the eighth grade, singing and dancing, special guests and Christmas cookies and drinks. Eighth grader Lauren Nordberg emceed the event again this year. She...

  • Potomac celebrates Christmas

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Dec 19, 2019

    POTOMAC - On the snowy evening of Saturday, Dec. 14, more than 100 people attended the annual Christmas Comes Home event in the heart of Potomac. Outside there were wagon rides, a bonfire and a live Nativity scene. Inside, the Potomac Greenough Community Center was full of Christmas delights including music, children's activities, Christmas quilts and decorated Christmas trees. The eighth-grade class served dinner as part of their fundraiser for their class trip. The Potomac Quilt Guild...

  • Fall traditions bring out Halloween fashions

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Nov 7, 2019

    POTOMAC - Potomac children celebrated fall and Halloween by dressing up and attending the second annual Fall Carnival and the annual Parade of Costumes. The Fall Carnival Friday, Oct. 25 was held at the Potomac/Greenough Community Center (PGCC). Volunteers said it was well-attended by children and adults alike. Potomac resident and teacher Christie Taillefer spearheaded the event which raised $480. Proceeds go towards the Explorers Program. "We had a lot of people, a lot more than last year," sh...

  • Blackfoot Rendezvous breakin' records, havin' fun in the sun

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Jul 4, 2019

    POTOMAC - The second annual Blackfoot Rendezvous was a screaming success according to the Explorers Parent Group that hosted the event. "We made more than $4,000 this year, thanks to our generous cash donors and food donations we received," said Explorers parents Michelle Dunn and Jenny Clark. The event was created to raise funds for the Potomac School Explorers Program. Explorers takes place Fridays during the school year since Potomac School has a four-day school week. More than 450 people att...

  • Potomac School updates for next school year

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Jul 4, 2019

    POTOMAC - Potomac School is ready for 2019-2020 school year with rearranged staff positions, new staff coming on and updates to the school facilities. Security measures remain in place with security cameras and door buzzers to control who enters the school buildings. The school board continually looks through and updates safety policies including scheduling armed intruder drills. Staff receive appropriate training to create a safety zone for the students. Several staff changed positions for next year. The teacher for fourth/ fifth combined...

  • Potomac students take the next step forward

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Jun 20, 2019

    POTOMAC - Memories and laughter partnered with smiles the evening of Potomac School's kindergarten and eighth grade graduation June 12 at the Potomac Greenough Community Center. More than 120 people including great grandparents sat amongst friends and family for the event which began with a motivational speech by principal John Rouse. Accompanied by their eighth grade buddies, the five kindergartners passed out flowers to their parents and then were escorted to the stage. The eighth grade class...

  • Community Briefs

    Mar 28, 2019

    Potomac 3-in-3 Tournament, March 31 POTOMAC – Join the Potomac eighth graders for a half court 3 on 3 tournament March 31 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Potomac Greenough Community Center. All proceeds will support the eighth grade class for their capstone trip to Texas A&M this year. Each team can have three to four players. Divisions include middle school, high school and adult for males, females and coed. Final division will be based on teams entered. Standard rules apply. The cost is $40 per team. Waivers will need to be signed and turned in a...

  • Blackfoot Peacemakers quilting the fabric of life

    Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder|Mar 21, 2019

    POTOMAC - For the last 24 years Potomac ladies have been getting together and creating quilts. Some of the quilts are donated to hospice, raffles, families in need, Potomac Bingo night, the Greenough/Potomac Volunteer Fire Department for people displaced by fire and to veterans. In 1995 Barb Sheehy was part of the Potomac Home Extension Group, now called the Blackfoot Home and Community Club. Sheehy, who has a quilting background offered to give some quilting lessons. The group took quilting...

  • Community Briefs

    Mar 7, 2019

    Community invited to join MCPS superintendent search SEELEY LAKE - Missoula County Public Schools Superintendent Mark Thane is also retiring at the end of the school year. MCPS Board of Trustees with the support of Ray and Associates, Inc. is conducting a search for the new superintendent. The consultant group is gathering critical information for the selection of the new leader for MCPS. The community is invited to share their thoughts, ideas and opinions about what they want in the next MCPS superintendent during a Parent and Community Focus...

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