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Newsrooms statewide join forces to explore aging in Montana

HELENA, MONTANA — Growing old may not be for the faint of heart but, as anyone over 40 will tell you, it sure beats the alternative.  Montana is in the process of putting that truism to the test. The state’s median age, according to U.S. Census...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    November 14, 2019 

Clearwater Resource Council welcomes new executive director

SEELEY LAKE – Clearwater Resource Council hired Caryn Miske as their new executive director this past October. Miske is looking forward to working with the CRC board to support the mission of CRC...

 

Merrily Van Austin Dunham 1941 - 2019

MISSOULA- Merrily Van Austin Dunham died at home on Oct. 30. She was 77 years of age. Merrily was born Dec. 23, 1941 in Salt Lake City, Utah as Velva (Van Tromp) and Mark W. Austin's only child. She... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 31, 2019

DEQ issues caution for algae bloom

SEELEY LAKE – Based on photos received Oct. 18, the Department of Environmental Quality confirmed blue-green algae was present along the east shore on the north end of Seeley Lake. While not all...

 

SSHS recognizes volleyball seniors

SEELEY LAKE - Seeley-Swan High School recognized their senior volleyball athletes and managers along with their families at the last volleyball home game of the season Saturday, Oct....

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    October 24, 2019

Potomac School welcomes new junior high teacher

POTOMAC - Jessica Van Kerkhove is a new junior high social studies and intervention teacher for Potomac School. She looks forward to working with all the students and staff and getting to know the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 24, 2019

Working cooperatively at Seeley Lake Elementary

SEELEY LAKE – Zoe Mohesky is the new third grade teacher at Seeley Lake Elementary. She is co-teaching with Kristy Pohlman for the year and is looking forward to getting to know her students, the...

 

Flathead National Forest Supervisor Chip Weber to Retire

KALISPELL - Chip Weber, the Forest Supervisor for the Flathead National Forest, has announced his plans to retire Jan. 1, 2020 after a 33-year career that has taken him to four different regions of the Forest Service and seven different National Fore...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 17, 2019

Concerns raised over proposed removal of Elbow Lake dam

ELBOW LAKE – Residents on Elbow Lake are facing what they feel is an inevitable decision by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation to...

 
 By Jenny Rohrer    News    October 3, 2019

AAI Open Book Club presents "Grinnell: America's Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West"

Remember your first glimpse of Glacier National Park or your initial trip to Yellowstone National Park? Livingston author John Taliaferro's encompassing biography of George Bird Grinnell enables the...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 3, 2019

Blackhawks meet tough competition at Mountain West

MISSOULA - The Seeley-Swan High School Cross Country team took to the University of Montana Golf Course for the annual Mountain West Classic, Sept. 28. Due to the Blackhawks homecoming activities in Seeley, the five high school racers all ran with...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    October 3, 2019

From Eagles to Blackhawks - Helping students succeed

SEELEY LAKE – After 14 years of teaching at Seeley Lake Elementary School, Michele Holmes is now the business teacher, librarian, instructional coach and Title 1 support at Seeley-Swan High School....

 

Comment period open on draft Statewide Recreation Plan

HELENA – Montana State Parks is seeking public comment on the Montana Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). Comments will be accepted through Thursday, Oct.17 at 5 p.m. The new SCORP, titled “Sustaining Montana’s Outdoor...

 

Montana is the oldest state in the West. Demographics tell the tale

HELENA - Montana is, in fact, a country for old men, and women too, according to demographic statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, which indicate that based on median age, Montana holds the...

 

Failing Windfall

SWAN VALLEY – She was born on a cold winter day, wrapped and warm, high above the headwaters, in the same landscape where she later gave birth to celebrated triplets. Her neighbors loved her and many people experienced firsthand the wonder of those...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 19, 2019

Leading through their own learning

SEELEY LAKE – After setting up camp, students dotted the shores of Rainy Lake in their quest to catch lunch. This was just one of the four opportunities offered for Seeley-Swan High School Discovery...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 12, 2019

Arrive Alive! Tour comes to Seeley Lake, Sept. 18

SEELEY LAKE – "I realized my daughter [Laurisa] was just like everyone else, a habitual offender of texting and driving," said Jenny Ross, trauma coordinator for Community Medical Center who has...

 

William (Bill) Oscar Keiper 1922 - 2019

SEELEY LAKE - William Oscar Keiper (Bill) passed away on Aug. 29. He was born Aug. 26,1922 in south St. Paul, Minn. to Henry Jacob and Celestia Jane Fletcher Keiper. He grew up on the family farm in e... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 5, 2019

Twenty years promoting the arts in Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE – The power was out. Grizzly Claw Trading Co. Owners Dee and Susan Baker were prepared for a great sales day during the heart of their first summer in business. Now it was so dark in...

 

Estate planner offers no cost appointments, Oct. 30

In past years Dr. Marsha A. Goetting, Montana State University Extension Family Economics Specialist, has presented programs about the need for all Montanans to take action and plan their estates. If...

 

Blackfoot Challenge welcomes Seth Wilson as Executive Director

OVANDO - The Blackfoot Challenge is pleased to announce the hiring of Seth Wilson as Executive Director. Wilson assumed the position full-time on Sept. 3, concluding the organization's eight-month...

 

FWP approves non-native trout suppression in Cooney Creek

SWAN VALLEY - In an effort to boost native westslope cutthroat and bull trout populations, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will remove non-native trout species in Cooney Creek, a tributary of the upper Swan River in northwest Montana.  Following a...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    August 29, 2019

Making educational experience better through relationships

SWAN VALLEY – Swan Valley School's new principal Ralph King loves the educational process and the opportunities it provides to students. He looks forward to bringing his experience and love of educa...

 

Brown announces run for Public Service Commission

Webb Brown of Trout Creek announced his campaign for the District 4 seat of the Montana Public Service Commission (PSC). The seat is currently held by Bob Lake, who can not run again do to term...

 
 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...

 

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