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  • Man gets eight years for child pornography

    Griffen Smith, of the Pathfinder|Nov 16, 2023

    A Seeley Lake man will be behind bars for the next eight and a half years after he pleaded guilty in July to receiving child pornography. Charles Lief Isaacson, 62, was first arrested by Missoula County after he allegedly thought he was messaging a 14-year-old girl on social media. He planned to have sex with the fake minor in 2022, charging documents said. Isaacson still has two charges against him for sexual abuse of children active in Missoula District Court. U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich...

  • Seeley Lake man gets eight years in prison for receiving child pornography

    Griffen Smith, of the Pathfinder|Nov 9, 2023

    A Seeley Lake man will be behind bars for the next eight and a half years after he pleaded guilty in July to receiving child pornography. Charles Lief Isaacson, 62, was first arrested by Missoula County after he allegedly thought he was messaging a 14-year-old girl on social media, who he planned to have sex with, in 2022. Isaacson still has two charges against him for Sexual Abuse of Children active in Missoula District Court. U.S Attorney Jesse Laslovich announced on Nov. 8 that an...

  • Halloween goes down as spooky success

    Nov 9, 2023

    Senior Center Halloween Bash The Seeley Lake Senior Center (Sela Senci) had a Halloween Bash on Tuesday, Oct. 31. They had a contest for the best costume. The winners were: 9th place, Jerry Posthunus, 8th place Eldon Barbieri, 7th place Rockey Kennedy, 6th Marlene Bartlett, 5th place Rachel Wilkinson, 4th place Barb Knopp, 3rd place Boyd Gossard, 2nd place Althea Garland, and 1st place went to Doug Richards. After lunch a game of bingo was played. Everyone had a great day. About 20 people came...

  • Logo promotes SLE school pride

    SLE Parent Teacher Club|Nov 2, 2023

    When then-sixth grader Nic Little Coyote heard about the logo contest for Seeley Lake Elementary he decided he would submit a design. Eagles are sacred in his Northern Cheyenne culture and he enjoyed drawing. Now six years later, Little Coyote's logo continues to be a symbol of SLE school pride. The Seeley Lake Elementary Parent Teacher Club adopted the logo and is now offering SLE Spirit Gear. Little Coyote was raised on the Northern Cheyenne reservation in Lame Deer, Montana. He moved to Seele...

  • New teachers welcomed

    Hattie Batchelder, of the Pathfinder|Oct 19, 2023

    Seeley Lake, Condon and Ovando schools welcome several new educators for the 2023-2024 school year. Seeley Lake Elementary had two new teachers join its staff: third-grade teacher Ali Williams and first-grade teacher Janet Kiely. Swan Valley Elementary welcomed Angela Mock as its new principal. Seeley Swan High School has recruited two new teachers as well: Warren Bunde and Lori Skyrud. Former SLE science and math teacher Patti Bartlett joined the Ovando School staff. Angela Mock is a 17-year...

  • Archives for Oct. 19

    Oct 19, 2023

    Thirty-five years ago... Thursday, October 20, 1988 Swan Valley girl recognized for 'superior talent,' poem to be published in national book. Tracy Kearney, Swan Valley 15- year-old, recently received notice that one of her poems will be published next spring in a book titled "Days of Future Past" published by the National Library of Poetry. The publication is considered to be a major poetry anthology which showcases the most popular poets and songwriters in America today. More than 20,000...

  • Pickleball becoming popular connection for Seeley Lake

    Kerry Schaefer, local pickleball player|Oct 5, 2023

    Our family has been part-time and full-time residents in Seeley Lake since 1969. Beginning part-time with a cabin on Boy Scout Road, situated on Seeley Lake and now full-time residents (except for snowbird time in Arizona) on Salmon Lake. A lot has changed in the previous 10 years and one of the enjoyable connections we have with Arizona residents and visitors is an active sport taking over America called Pickleball. Once considered a silly name, it is now considered a serious sport and...

  • Students back in class for fall semester

    Griffen Smith, of the Pathfinder|Sep 7, 2023

    Parents across the Seeley-Swan and Blackfoot Valleys got a sigh of relief last week as the 2023-2024 school year officially kicked off. With more than 250 students in Seeley, Condon, Potomac and Ovando, some new faces and projects will mark what educators hope will be a successful semester. Seeley Swan High School, Swan Valley School and the Helmville School were too busy teaching to comment for this story by press time. Seeley Lake Elementary Students are returning back to Seeley Lake Elementary with a big list of items for the fall,...

  • Margaret "Margo" Jane Reeve (1930 - 2023)

    Aug 24, 2023

    Margaret "Margo" Jane Reeve was born on Aug. 3rd, 1930, the long-awaited only-child, of David and Imogene Stutzman. Margo peacefully passed into her new life with Christ on March 31, 2023. She was 92. Graduating from Cal Berkeley with a major in history, she loved her life as an Alpha Chi and maintained those relationships throughout her life. She earned her teaching credential and started her career in elementary education; working hard in those early years to gain tenure. Margo taught in the...

  • Archives for Aug. 24

    Aug 24, 2023

    Twenty Years Ago Thursday, August 21, 2003 Dawson Community college honors Seeley Lake area students for academic achievement Glendive, Montana, DCCC registrar Lane Holte has released the names of students who made the Dean's List during the spring semester of 2003. Students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher are included in the Dean's List. Ryan Plum, son of John and Dianna Plum of Seeley Lake , Monte McNally, son of Donald and Barbara McNally of Ovando, Brendan Banning, son of...

  • Three Musketeers visit Double Arrow

    Jean Pocha, of the Pathfinder|Aug 10, 2023

    "All for one and one for all!" Shakespeare in the Park performed "The Three Musketeers" to a crowd of more than 300 on the Double Arrow Lodge lawn in Seeley Lake on Aug. 2. The annual event is brought to the community through Two Valleys Stage, the performance branch of Alpine Artisans. The play began with protagonist D'Artagnan pleading for his mother's blessing to fulfill his heart's desire of becoming one of the Musketeers of King Louie. On his venture he soon started a sword fight with...

  • What is a community foundation?

    Claire Muller, Executive Director of Seeley Lake Community Foundation|Aug 10, 2023

    Community foundations are organizations that can help manage community-wide discussions and collect and distribute funds for local projects. A community foundation is a tax-exempt public charity created by and for the people in a defined geographic area. It enables people to easily and effectively support the issues they care about—immediately, or through their wills. They serve a vital role as facilitators of good works by bringing together people from across the different sectors of the community to address social and regional challenges. I...

  • Colt Fire containment reaches 19%, evacuation order lifted

    Griffen Smith, of the Pathfinder|Aug 3, 2023

    Fire crews on Colt Fire have continued beating out flames to add containment lines and stop the spread of the to the east. The fire was mapped at 6,680 acres the evening of Aug. 1, and only increased 156 acres from the day prior. The fire is now 19% contained — all along Colt Creek Road. The high level of containment has triggered Missoula County Sheriff’s Office to cancel the evacuation order from mile markers 27 to 31 on Highway 83. There is still an evacuation warning for the area, and oth...

  • SLE PTC flies high at Run With The Wild

    Seeley Lake Elementary Parent Teachers Club Board|Aug 3, 2023

    SEELEY LAKE - Despite temperatures in the 90s, more than 70 runners took to the Seeley Creek Trails for the Seeley Lake Elementary Parent Teacher Club's (SLE PTC) inaugural Run With The Wild 10K, 5K and 1K Fun Runs July 22. The family-friendly event, with live music by "Keeping The Day Jobs" and a barbecue, encouraged local families to enjoy where they live and brought in racers from across the state and Florida, Colorado, Oregon and Iowa. Seeley Lake Elementary has not had a parent teacher...

  • Colt Fire breaks through containment line section, public meeting in Seeley for Tuesday evening

    Griffen Smith, of the Pathfinder|Jul 20, 2023

    Critical fire weather caused the Colt fire to grow by 1,463 acres in the last 24 hours, with the fire beginning to run into containment lines set by fire crews. The fire was at 4,390 acres overnight Monday, July 24, with 0% containment. Containment lines were tested, as winds from Monday's dry cold front pressed the fire onto a two-mile stretch of Forest Service Road 646. The fire managed to burn six acres past the contain line last night. Several spot fires also made it through the indirect...

  • Congressional resource hearing held in Seeley Lake; Local students win state science awards

    Jul 20, 2023

    Twenty years ago... Thursday, July 17, 2003 U.S House Panel Holds Field Hearing in Seeley Lake By Donna Love On Wednesday, July 2 the Seeley Lake Elementary School gymnasium transformed into a Committee Hearing Room for three hours when members of the U.S. House Resources Committee met there for a field hearing titled “Management Challenges on Montana’s National Forests.” Called at the request of U.S. Rep. Dennis Rehberg, R-Montana, Committee Chairman Richard Pombo, R-California, presided over the three-panel hearing with participation by Re...

  • Clearwater Montana Properties Donates to Non-Profits in Seeley Swan, Blackfoot Valleys

    Heidi Santone, Clearwater Montana Properties|Jul 13, 2023

    Seeley Lake - Since its founding in 1993, Clearwater Montana Properties has emphasized community-building as a key component of its company culture. Through its Charitable Giving Program, the company's agents give back a portion of all real estate proceeds to the communities in which they were earned. To date, the program has produced over $1,078,132 in charitable donations to causes throughout Montana, Idaho, and Washington and Wyoming. "Each year Clearwater and our agents give a portion of...

  • Home values spike in Seeley Swan

    Griffen Smith, of the Pathfinder|Jul 6, 2023

    Jennifer Patchen has lived in Seeley Lake most of her life. She was shocked when she opened a letter from the Montana Department of Revenue earlier this month. “I was like ‘oh my god’” Patchen said. “I opened up that (letter) and seen (my taxes) and it was almost 100% more than last year’s.” Patchen lives behind the elementary school and is not the only one getting shocking tax assessments. Across the Seeley-Swan area — and the rest of Montana — residents are receiving new property values from the state, which coincide with their local share...

  • Recycling can be challenging for rural communities

    Jun 22, 2023

    Recycling in Montana faces barriers not found in most other states. Due to Montana’s low population and large geographical area, it is very difficult to find markets for recycled materials that are both economical and environmentally sustainable. Currently, Montanans recycle only about 19% of the waste generated in the state, according to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. Fortunately, Seeley Lake has two very popular options for making a difference through recycling! First, there are several types of items you can recycle when y...

  • Democracy project leads to new school sign

    Hattie Batchelder|Jun 15, 2023

    Over the past several years Trace Stone, the U.S. government teacher at Seeley-Swan High School (SSHS), has been looking at the school sign every morning and thinking of ways to improve it. This year he was able to finally create and install a new one with the help of students and members of the community. "I hope this adds charm to our school and inspires students to undertake further projects that will enhance the school and community." Stone said. A group of seniors taking the U.S....

  • Lions celebrate new park in Seeley Lake

    Griffen Smith|Jun 15, 2023

    Monkey bars, rock walls and double slides took the attention of most children walking around the Lions Club Park in Seeley Lake on Saturday, June 10. The club hosted its grand opening of a new playground, which should be a good alternative to the elementary school's now-dismantled structure. The project cemented a cornerstone into the Lions park, which has long maintained the ground for Missoula County. Rich Westin, a Seeley Lake Lions Club member, said the playground will make the area feel mor...

  • Archives

    Jun 15, 2023

    Twenty Years ago... June 12, 2003 Students help with start-up funds for the "Stage" Seeley Lake Elementary students viewed the Seeley-Swan Stage firsthand when the van visited the school on Thursday. The students raised money to contribute to the Senior Citizens' Transportation committee for operating and maintaining the van. Student Council President Michael Biggins and eighth grader Ryan Rammell presented a $50 check to Transportation committee member Paul Miller during lunch at the Seeley...

  • Seeley Lake, Swan Valley and Potomac show colors at Copper League Meet of Champions

    Asa Thomas Metcalfe|Jun 1, 2023

    On a mild but sunny Tuesday morning the qualifying athletes of Montana's Copper League for track and field had their final competition, the Meet of Champions held at the outdoor facilities of Missoula Public Schools Stadium in Missoula. The Copper League Meet of Champions is the highest tier of competition for middle school grades (six-eight) in track and field. Schools from the Bitterroot and Missoula County area meet to race, and throw in their final bids for top place. Seeley Lake...

  • Archives

    Jun 1, 2023

    Twenty years ago... Thursday, May 29, 2003 Seeley Lake Elementary Eighth Grade Class of 2003 Thirty years ago... Thursday, June 2, 1988 Congratulations Class of '88...

  • Zachary Levi McElroy 1986-2023

    May 25, 2023

    Zachary "Zack" Levi McElroy was born Nov 18, 1986 at Wenatchee, Washington on a Tuesday at 5:48 p.m. It was the first snow of the season in the Wenatchee Valley. He weighed seven pounds even and was only 19 and three quarters of an inch long. Proof that big things in life come in small packages. In 1989, Zack became a big brother to his only brother, Joshua and in 1992 he became biggest big brother to his only sister, Elizabeth. They would make a lifetime of adventures and memories growing up... Full story

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