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 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...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

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

 

Lawmakers round out final week with budget, missing persons legislation, AIS funding and sex crime penalties

HELENA — On the final day of the 66th Montana Legislature, lawmakers completed their only state constitutionally mandated task by passing the bill that sets the budget for state agencies. House Bill 2, which spends about $10 billion of state and...

 

Missouri Headwaters are central to Montana history - Part 2 of 2

When the Corps of Discovery returned to St. Louis in September 1806, fur trappers already were on their way to the new country. In North Dakota, after meeting a group of trappers heading upriver, the...

 

Firefighter Protection Act becomes law, Hanna's Act revived

HELENA -- Gov. Steve Bullock has signed into law the Firefighter Protection Act, which requires workers’ compensation insurance to cover presumptive occupational diseases, like cancer, for the state’s firefighters. Senate Bill 160 was carried by...

 

Lawmakers advance legislation on sexual assault, wolf hunting, sports betting and elder abuse, Medicaid Expansion continuation stalls

HELENA -- After a lengthy debate, the bill to continue Medicaid Expansion in Montana failed to pass the Senate on a 25-25 vote last week and several attempts to revive it Friday and Saturday also failed, leaving it stalled. House Bill 658 would have...

 

Montana Legislature weighs bills to encourage hemp industry

Colby Johnson was celebrating his 30th birthday in Las Vegas when he noticed the neon advertisements for cannabidiol (CBD). The letters were everywhere. The hemp-derived tincture cannabidiol is said to relieve pain, anxiety and other health issues, t...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 18, 2019

Bartlett receives Teresa Veltkamp Advocacy Award for Excellence

HELENA – This past March, Seeley Lake Elementary junior high math and science teacher Patti Bartlett was among four other Montana educators that received the 2019 Teresa Veltkamp Advocacy Award for...

 

Missouri Headwaters are central to Montana history - Part 1 of 2

A labyrinth of channels, willow bottoms, islands and a general mix of wetlands interact to piece together the headwaters of the Missouri River. The point where the three forks – the Jefferson,... Full story

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 11, 2019

Students reach out to community through Empathy Project

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan High School English students are embarking on a new project entitled the Empathy Project. With the help of the University of Montana School of Journalism and guided by the classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper...

 

Sheppard served as artillery repairman

OVANDO – Bob Sheppard is a native Montanan but that doesn't mean he spent all his time in the same Montana town. Born in Conrad, Sheppard spent his early years in the western Hi-Line country ...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    April 4, 2019

Trenton Johnson Memorial Highway bill headed to Governor's desk

HELENA – Senate Bill 260 was transmitted to Governor Steve Bullock for signature March 26. Sponsored by Senator Sue Malek (D) - SD46, SB 260 it establishes an eight-mile stretch of Highway 83 through Seeley Lake as the Trenton Johnson Memorial...

 

From Ovando to the Air Force and back again

OVANDO – Jon Krutar's story begins and ends in Ovando with a 28-year military career in the middle. Growing up in Ovando, Krutar attended a one-room schoolhouse with a fluctuating attendance of...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 28, 2019

Holmes makes history with Montana Western Bulldogs

BILLINGS – "Winning the national championship was our goal from the very beginning and we all knew what we had to do to get there," said Paige Holmes, 2016 Seeley-Swan High School graduate and...

 

Make Montana communities safer with Senate Bill 52

Sexual assault knows no boundaries of age, race or social class. It is a plague on our society, endangering people from all walks of life. For more than two decades, my professional career focused on helping survivors of sexual assault in various...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 21, 2019

Eagles undefeated for season

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary Eagles went undefeated in their regular season with a 16-0 record. Head Coach Brett Haines said this is the first time the team has gone undefeated and they...

 

Seeley Lake wood stoves and winter air quality

SEELEY LAKE - Recent cold snaps have been instructive about the role weather plays in Seeley Lake's winter air quality. Since the wood stove change out program of 2012-2014, Seeley Lake winter air...

 
 By Sigrid Olson    News    March 21, 2019

Blackfoot Peacemakers quilting the fabric of life

POTOMAC - For the last 24 years Potomac ladies have been getting together and creating quilts. Some of the quilts are donated to hospice, raffles, families in need, Potomac Bingo night, the...

 
 By Shaylee Ragar    News    March 21, 2019

Montana lawmakers consider new ways to protect against Aquatic Invasive Species

HELENA--A prolific alien organism is closing in on Montana’s ecosystem and could have dire consequences for food production, outdoor recreation and the economy if it crosses the state’s borders. Aquatic invasive species have widely infected the...

 
 By Lee Banville    News    March 14, 2019

Let the Sunshine on government

The students I teach at the University of Montana often show up with a powerful assumption: If there is some piece of information out there, Google can find it. It's an understandable belief for...

 
 By Adam Shaw    Opinion    March 14, 2019

It's high time for us to protect the Blackfoot for future generations

There are rivers and streams every angler holds dear. We wince when their names are mentioned in public, fearing that the word will get out on our secret honey hole and that our next fishing trip will feature fewer trout and more people prodding its...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 14, 2019

Eagles soar into tournaments

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Elementary Eagles girls closed out their regular season on a high note, beating Frenchtown 36-11. Head Coach Brett Haines said it has been a great season and they are...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    March 7, 2019

Palmer selected as new SSHS principal

SEELEY LAKE - Missoula County Public schools announced Kellen Palmer, current Instructional Coach at Douglas High School in Douglas, Wyo., will fill the principal position at Seeley-Swan starting with the 2019-20 school year. Palmer was among three c...

 

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