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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...

 
 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...

 

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