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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, Montana’s state Legislature is proposing a host of extreme anti-wildlife bills despite widespread, diverse, strong, and credible opposition to these unnecessary measures. The onslaught on wildlife by locally elected officials began... Full story
Bill banning gender-affirming care for minors moves forward in house legislature
HELENA -- A bill that would bar children under 18 experiencing gender dysphoria from getting gender-affirming care in the state of Montana or with Montana Medicaid cleared a final vote 65-to-34 in the House Friday, after an emotional debate the day... Full story
Missoula food group, area ranchers look to alleviate bottleneck
Sarah and Joshua Christenson pride themselves on being part of the local food economy. As co-owners of a 117-year-old ranch in western Montana, their days are spent mending fence poles, herding cattle and, increasingly, driving trailers of cows... Full story
Mercado signs with University of Providence Argos
Sean Mercado of the Seeley-Swan Blackhawks basketball team has signed an agreement to attend and play for the University of Providence in Great Falls next year. Mercado has been interested in many...
Op-Ed: SB 458 Will Come with A Moral Cost
By: Sen. Jen Gross (D-Billings) and Sen. Susan Webber (D-Browning) For over an hour and a half, over forty Montanans – overwhelmingly young Montanans – showed up to the Capitol to express in detail the suffering and pain that SB 458 will cause... Full story
Pathfinder Archives March 23 Issue Drug Bust Nets $60,000 Worth of Marijuana Missoula County law enforcement officers confiscated 44 mature marijuana plants from a Lindbergh Lake residence Tuesday....
House Appropriations Committee looks at Medicaid budget
The Montana Legislature is back in the Capitol after a mid-session break and the talk is all about the state budget. The House Appropriations Committee has started chipping away at the more than 50-page bill that will decide the state budget for the... Full story
Poet Laureate shares at Open Book Club
Montana's 2021-2023 Poet Laureate Mark Gibbons spoke and read from, "In The Weeds," his latest anthology of poems, Saturday, February 25 at Alpine Artisans Open Book Club. The Poet Laureate is an hono...
Montana's housing puzzle at the legislative halftime
Lawmakers have advanced several bills aimed at making at least a dent in the challenges facing renters and aspiring homebuyers. Here’s where things stand as of early March There’s broad bipartisan agreement in the Montana Capitol that rising... Full story
Montana considers allowing physician assistants to practice independently
Megan Zawacki started working at St. Peter's Health in Helena, Montana, in 2020 as a physician assistant trained in treating addiction. She had gone through specialized training that allowed her to... Full story
Metcalfe begins new role as editor at the Seeley Swan Pathfinder
The Seeley Swan Pathfinder has a new editor transitioning into the newspaper this winter. Asa Thomas Metcalfe, a recent graduate of the University of Montana School of Journalism, grew up in Proctor, Vt. - a town that is about the same size as Seeley... Full story
Water to play a big part in "Red Tape Relief" initiative at Legislature
UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA – The laws that regulate water, arguably Montana’s most valuable natural resource, are complex and tied to nearly every industry in the state, so when lawmakers gather... Full story
I'm your huckleberry. Or am I?
UM Legislative News Service -University of Montana School of Journalism A bill tromping through the Montana Legislature would repeal a 2007 law that sought to protect the authenticity of the almighty...
A Place for All
Each year, the third Saturday in March is slated for Missoula Electric Cooperative’s (MEC’s) annual meeting. This year is no different when the Cooperative hosts their 87th annual meeting on Saturday, March 18. This meeting is not just important...
Senior Night celebrated at Seeley-Swan High School
Graduating seniors played their last home basketball game against Charlo. The seniors were recognized with their families and friends, before playing in their game. The game was a perfect ending for t...
Volunteers needed for air quality study
The University of Montana and the Missoula City-County Health Department are conducting an air quality study in the Seeley Lake area and are looking for volunteers to host PurpleAir Sensors on their property. PurpleAir Sensors are secure... Full story
Local college students graduate, make Dean's Lists
There were several local students who were among University of Montana 800 graduates and 851 graduates from Montana State University for fall semester 2022. Many others made the Dean’s List from their respective universities and colleges. Local UM...
20/35 Look Back
1988 Snowball Softball Tourney February 13th The 2nd Annual Snowball Softball Tournament sponsored by the Filling Station will be held Saturday, February 13th starting at 9 a.m. at the Seeley Lake C... Full story
Strong start for Seeley Lake Nordic ski racers
On Saturday, Jan. 7, Seeley Lake Nordic skiers participated in their first race of the season - The Glacier Glide in Whitefish, Montana. After only one week of practice, the racers dove in, with two...
Lolo National Forest invites public participation as Forest Plan Revision Begins
The Lolo National Forest and Plan Revision Team will start the new year by launching a series of public engagement opportunities to share information on the Revision process and to invite input on key topics. “We are looking forward to the next...
Mary Caroline Holmes, 1929 - 2023
Mary Holmes passed away peacefully on January 1st, 2023 at North Idaho Hospice with her daughter, Carolyn Holmes and husband, Ron Wooley, and eldest son Hank Holmes by her side. Mary graduated from... Full story
Joanna Beardsley Kreitzberg, 1939 - 2022
Joanna Beardsley Kreitzberg died in Salem, Oregon on December 31, 2022 after a short illness. She was born in Salem on March 7, 1939 to Andrew Beardsley and Mildred Weeks. She is descended from ancestors who crossed the plains in 1846-47 in the... Full story
Lolo National Forest Invites Public Participation as Forest Plan Revision Begins
MISSOULA — The Lolo National Forest and Plan Revision Team will start the new year by launching a series of public engagement opportunities to share information on the Revision process and to invite input on key topics. “We are looking forward...
Proposed expansion 'symptomatic' of what is happening across the west
By Gwyneth Hyndman The proposed expansion of Holland Lake Lodge by a Utah-based company - and the proposal’s subsequent denial by the Flathead National Forest before Thanksgiving - is a process that is being watched across the country, a long-time...
Jolene Jacobsen Hult, 1956 - 2022
Jolene Jacobsen Hult, currently of Deer Lodge and formerly of Potomac, passed away unexpectedly in Salt Lake City on Dec. 13. Born Aug. 22, 1956 to Harry and Dorothy Jacobsen in Deer Lodge, she was... Full story