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 News    July 2, 2020 

Japan: A glimpse at Montana's future?

This is part 1 of a two-part story about financing elder care in aging populations. Part 2 - what new strategies could Montana explore? - will be published next week. Montana, the oldest state in the...

 
 News    July 2, 2020 

Community Briefs

Lorentz named to spring Deans’ List at Nebraska  LINCOLN, NEB. - Elizabeth “Ibby” Lorentz of Seeley Lake was named to the Deans’ List for the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the spring semester of the...

 

Hope for better days ahead

Many unforeseen changes have unfolded in our local communities since the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services announced the state's first cases of COVID-19 on March 13. Schools,...

 
 By Brendan Heidner    News    June 25, 2020

On-the-farm training

Last week's Graying Pains story explored the challenges of family farm succession as Montana's agricultural demographic ages, and a program designed to connect up-and-coming farmers in western...

 

C.P. "Turk" Rowlands 1931-2020

SWAN VALLEY - Turk Rowlands (C.P. Rowlands, Col., USMC (Ret)), summer resident in Condon for 25 years, passed away at his home in Riverside, Calif. May 31, 2020. He was born as Cledwyn Pearce... Full story

 

Marilyn Shope Peterson 1935 - 2020

On June 3rd, surrounded by family, Marilyn Shope Peterson passed away peacefully at her home in Anacortes, Wash. She was a kind, loving mother, pioneer in business and science, world traveler,... Full story

 
 By Nolan Lister    News    June 18, 2020

Family farms and ranches face uncertain future as producers age out

The 68-year-old old poultry farmer pointed out the hen houses he built decades ago, providing details of each wooden tenement's residents. Hugh Spencer built the hen houses and accompanying grain...

 

Grizzly Claw announces scholarship recipients

SEELEY LAKE - Korinne Treser and Ashly Berentsen each received $1,000 college scholarships this June from Grizzly Claw Trading. The scholarships are funded through the sales of used books donated by...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    June 18, 2020

Rent-All sees new ownership yet same plan

SEELEY LAKE - Terry Antonich spent his youth on Lake Inez, and hoped one day he would be able to find a career in Seeley. So when Dick Lewis decided to retire from Rent-All, Antonich took over....

 

Community Briefs

Montana State students named to spring semester 2020 honor rolls BOZEMAN — Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2020. There are two MSU honor roll lists, the President’s List and the Dean’s...

 

Low-cost classes can help seniors stay fit

As Montana's aging population continues to grow (18.9% of Montanans are now 65 or older), rural residents face the same aging challenges as their urban counterparts but often with fewer resources. A l...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 11, 2020

Local students graduate, recognized on Dean's List

This spring, area students received degrees and were recognized on university Dean’s Lists for academic excellence. University Graduates The University of Montana had 1,863 students who are degree candidates for spring semester 2020. Samuel Aldeen...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 11, 2020

MEC awards annual scholarships

Each year, Missoula Electric Cooperative awards 15 $1,000 scholarships to local students who are working to achieve their educational goals in Montana. This year four area students received a regular scholarship: Amy Ostertag, University of...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 11, 2020

Continuing the legacy of quilting in the valley

SEELEY LAKE - "This was a dream come true but a dream I never knew I had," said Sarina Gilpin, new owner of Deer Country Quilts. "If you would have asked me 10 years ago, I would not have thought...

 

Community Briefs

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....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 4, 2020

Bringing knowledge and comfort to the classroom

SEELEY LAKE - "Don't bring in a rocker - I don't need those kinds of things," Pearl Hawkins told Seeley Lake Elementary preschool teacher Sheila Devins on her first day as a foster grandparent. "I'm...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 4, 2020

Stepping out with confidence and resiliency

SEELEY LAKE – "When we toss these caps and hang up these robes, we will leave this place behind and find our own way," said Salutatorian Ella Batchelder highlighting the different paths she and her...

 
 By Griffen Smith    News    May 28, 2020

Pathfinder welcomes Griffen Smith for the summer

Enjoying your work is one of the greatest feelings a person can have. I questioned what job was right for me but I think if there is any that I can truly appreciate it is the one I have now. I am...

 
 By Brad Tyer    News    May 28, 2020

Statewide project on aging demographics to relaunch

On March 12, a collaboration of 16 Montana newsrooms launched the first story of a series titled Graying Pains, months in the making, exploring Montana's status as the demographically oldest state...

 
 By Keith Hammonds    News    May 28, 2020

For rural elderly, it can take a village

It looked like a lot of senior gatherings: a chatty group of folks, mostly in their 70s and 80s, with friends and family in a church basement, dining on quiche, pastries, fresh fruit and other...

 

Seeley-Swan High School Class of 2020

The Seeley-Swan High School Class of 2020 will be having an invite-only graduation at 1 p.m., Sunday, May 31. This will be live streamed online from the school's website (https://w...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 28, 2020

Supporting youths' interest in the arts for 25 years

SEELEY LAKE – “Gratitude and deep appreciation…This sums up the feelings of students that were awarded scholarships and youth grants from Alpine Artisans over the last thirteen years,” read the opening of an article written by Alpine...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 21, 2020

Delivering customer service for 28 years

SWAN VALLEY – It was just another day delivering packages to the Swan Valley. UPS driver Matt Hoge was within 10 feet away from the house carrying a package when two black bear cubs came running...

 

Beargrass and Yucca, two signature Montana plants

Two particular flowering plants are the toast of late spring and summer in Montana. In the mountain forests and openings of northwestern Montana, beargrass – the official flower of Glacier National...

 

My ballot for the Democratic Primary

For whatever it’s worth, this is for whom I’m voting in selected Democratic Primary races and why.  One of the most important votes you will cast is for Montana Supreme Court (at the end of the ballot). Most people ignore it, so your vote will...

 

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