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 By Andi Bourne    News    August 22, 2019 

Leading with literacy, building school pride

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake Elementary's new Superintendent Daniel Schrock has always loved the excitement of the first day of school and the fresh start it offers. Schrock said this year is no...

 
 By Erin Hendel    Opinion    August 22, 2019 

A new face in conservation: Intern Tayler Templin

If you've visited Nature Conservancy land in the Seeley-Swan area in the past few months, there's a good chance that you've run into Tayler Templin. An avid camper, hiker, angler and photographer,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 15, 2019

Continuing success at SSHS

SEELEY LAKE –Seeley-Swan High School's new principal Kellen Palmer is excited for the first day of school when the halls will be filled with students and he can start getting to know everyone. He...

 

New 2VS Director eager to contribute to community

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake resident Sam Arroyo has been chosen as the new 2 Valleys Stage (2VS) Director after Kirsten McGlynn accepted a position with the Missoula Symphony Orchestra. Arroyo looks...

 

Tales of Swan Valley outfitters - Leonard Moore

SWAN VALLEY – Ninety-three-year-old Leonard Moore was the first speaker at the Aug. 3 Upper Swan Valley Historical Society (USVHS) program entitled Outfitting and Guiding in the Swan Valley and...

 
 By Amanda Eggert    News    August 8, 2019

Building fire-adapted communities through land-use planning

EDITOR'S NOTE: In this three-part series, Montana Free Press examines how federal land management agencies have approached wildfire in the past and highlights key public and private sector...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 1, 2019

Sen. Tester requests mark-up for Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Jon Tester submitted a letter to Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) Thursday, July 25 requesting a bill mark-up for the Blackfoot...

 

Swan Valley represented on Grizzly Bear Advisory Council

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced Friday, July 26 that he has appointed 18 Montana citizens to the Grizzly Bear Advisory Council to facilitate a statewide discussion on long-term grizzly bear management and conservation. This includes...

 
 By Claire Muller    News    August 1, 2019

Seeley Lake Community Foundation announces scholarship recipients

SEELEY LAKE - The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is proud to announce two $500 scholarship awards to Gabrielle "Gabby" Sexton and Elizabeth "Ibby" Lorentz. Gabby has lived in Seeley Lake all her...

 

Former Swan Valley resident excels in Army

SWAN VALLEY – Even though he was recently promoted to U.S. Army Colonel, former Swan Valley resident Matt Cooper returned to his hometown to march in the Fourth of July parade. Cooper said since...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 25, 2019

Public invited to participate in SLE superintendent selection, July 29

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary School District Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the following finalists for the position of SLE District Superintendent. Daniel Schrock has been the Superintendent and K-12 Principal of Ekalaka, Mon...

 

Nonresident spending up more than 10 percent in 2018

Nonresident travelers spent $3.58 billion throughout Montana in 2018, according to an annual report published by the University of Montana's Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research. This is a...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    July 11, 2019

The Cinnabar Foundation awards $401,500 in grants

MISSOULA – The Cinnabar Foundation is designed to give life and strength to Montana’s conservation traditions and the people who will carry them into the future. The Foundation continued this mission by awarding 68 organizations with grants...

 

Terrence Boyd Williams 1944 - 2019

POLSON – Terrence Boyd Williams, 75, of Polson, Mont., passed on at the Polson Health and Rehabilitation Center on June 12, 2019. Terry was born on March 7, 1944 in Anaconda, Mont. to Graydon... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 20, 2019

Dr. Pecora bids farewell to SSHS

SEELEY LAKE – When Kathleen Pecora, PhD started as principal at Seeley-Swan High School in 2010 she believed in teaching a rigorous curriculum, demonstrating relevance to the students' lives and fut...

 

Peltier receives Grizzly Claw Scholarship

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan High School graduate Kyle Peltier received a $1,500 scholarship from Grizzly Claw Trading Company in Seeley Lake. Peltier is the co-editor of the SSHS Literary Journal...

 

Julie Ann Peterson Arispe 1968 - 2019

Surrounded by loving family & friends, Julie Ann Peterson Arispe, passed away on Tuesday, June 4. She was born in Seattle, Wash. on Nov. 5, 1968. She grew up a member of a loving, lively and... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    June 6, 2019

Seniors recognized for excellence

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan High School seniors and their parents gathered for the annual senior awards ceremony May 31. While many awards and scholarships had already been awarded, some students...

 

UM geologist describes where the gold comes from

David Alt, author and a retired professor of geology at the University of Montana, explains why gold was found in Grasshopper Creek and the surrounding gulches. "At Bannack, as in many gold mining...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    May 30, 2019

UM announces Montana high school Math Award winners

MISSOULA – The University of Montana honored 50 high school juniors from across western Montana for their outstanding math skills during a banquet April 11 at the University Center. Seeley-Swan Hi...

 

Visitors spent $3.7 billion in Montana last year

Last year, 12.4 million out-of-state visitors contributed over $3.7 billion in travel spending to Montana’s economy, according to a recent report from the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana. The latest...

 
 By Skylar Rispens    News    May 16, 2019

Pathfinder welcomes new reporter

When I was growing up, I wanted to go to school forever. I wanted to continue learning new things every day. Luckily, my education led me to journalism where I get to learn something new with every...

 

UM students translate theory into practice in forestry classes

OVANDO - Students in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation at the University of Montana have the unique opportunity to step outside the classroom and into the forest to develop...

 

Community Briefs

Scientists return to continue studying wildfire smoke impacts SEELEY LAKE - The University of Montana, in conjunction with the Missoula County-City Health Department, is returning June 5 and June 26 to continue the smoke impact study they started in...

 

Holly Cahoon

Seeley Lake resident Holly Cahoon graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Montana May 4 with an Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology. She also received a certificate for... Full story

 

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