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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

 

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,...

 
 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...

 

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