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Forest Service supports Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, outlines concerns at hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Montana Senator Jon Tester’s Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act was heard in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing Wednesday, Sept. 16. The U.S. Forest Service spoke in support of the BCSA and shared...

 

Reimagining Rural reframes small town misconceptions

SEELEY LAKE - Reimagining Rural is a new virtual event series that aims to develop self-reflective discussions among residents to help improve rural communities. The Seeley Lake Community Foundation i...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 24, 2020 

A heartfelt response to tragedy

SEELEY LAKE - "Charlie was an individual who walks into a room and meets all sorts of different people. When he walks out of the room, he's got 20 new friends," said Mark Wilson, Charlie Wolff's...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 24, 2020 

Developing sense of self, connections through social media

In the days before social media networks took the country by storm, the media portrayed images of the "perfect body" or "dream house" in magazines, advertisements and on television. Now, with the evol...

 

Fire danger remains high outdoor burning still closed

Missoula County Fire Protection agencies want to remind residents and visitors that fire danger remains High in the Missoula area and that outdoor burning by permit is still closed. Some wetting rain and a brief respite in heat and smoke can...

 

General Election opportunities, ballots mailed Oct. 9

Over 70,000 ballots will be mailed out Friday, Oct. 9 to registered Missoula County voters for the November General Election. Residents will be able to register and vote during a satellite event in Seeley Lake from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    September 24, 2020 

Bond election discussed, mandate ordinance killed

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake Sewer District Board continued discussing holding a bond election and rejected an ordinance reinforcing a resolution mandating connections at its Sept. 17 meeting. The Board also received a proposal that would keep...

 

Fall policy updates approved, first COVID case discussed

POTOMAC - The Potomac Elementary School Board unanimously approved the Montana School Board Association fall policy updates during their virtual meeting Monday, Sept. 14. They also discussed the first COVID case at the school. The primary reasons...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 24, 2020 

Public continues to bring concerns to the board

SEELEY LAKE – Members of the public continued to express their concerns surrounding the Seeley Lake Fire Department leadership and board oversight at the Fire Board meeting Sept. 15. While some of the concerns have been addressed, there are others...

 

Grizzly bear relocated after repeatedly seeking garbage

SEELEY LAKE - Wildlife officials captured and relocated a male grizzly bear in Seeley Lake late last week after repeated incidents of pursuing garbage and other attractants at campgrounds and home sites in the area. The bear did not have a prior...

 

Over $5,000 raised at Mike Haley Memorial Golf Tournament

SEELEY LAKE - Local golfers came together over the weekend and raised more than $5,000 for Seeley-Swan Blackhawks Athletics as well as honored the life and legacy of Mike Haley at the first annual...

 

Flathead prepares for fall and winter camping seasons

SWAN VALLEY - Flathead National Forest staff and concessionaires are preparing campgrounds and other recreation sites to close or move to primitive status for the winter season.   Many campgrounds are available for primitive camping in the...

 
 By Nathan Bourne    News    September 24, 2020 

Blackhawks join in solidarity with Bulldogs

ST IGNATIUS – The Seeley-Swan Blackhawks headed over the mountains to take on the Bulldogs Sept. 18. Ahead of the game the Blackhawks accepted an invitation to participate in a presentation and...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 24, 2020 

Lady Blackhawks shutout Tigers and Trojans

SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks made quick work of the Darby Tigers and the Drummond Trojans this last week. The Lady Blackhawks beat both in three sets. Taking the court at home...

 

Mill disputes amount of merchantable timber

If the early history of Seeley Lake is intertwined with the lumber industry, the rise of the United States Forest Service is incontrovertibly intertwined with Seeley Lake and in particular with the...

 

Community Briefs

Seeley Lake Leos Club to assist with census and voter registration SEELEY LAKE – The Seeley Lake LEOs Club is volunteering to help members of the community complete the census and their voter registration Monday through Friday from 12-3 p.m. at...

 

Fee increases recommended, Forest project funding allocated

MISSOULA - Members of the Missoula Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) voted to recommend proposed fee installations and increases at Missoula County sites within Lolo National Forest during their...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 17, 2020

Two perish, one survives airplane crash near Seeley

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue and local law enforcement assisted Powell County Saturday, Sept. 12 after a 1966 Cessna 172 was reported downed north of the Seeley Lake Airport. Pilot...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 17, 2020

May we always remember

SEELEY LAKE – Friday morning, Sept. 11 Seeley Lake Rural Fire Department personnel stood in front of the Seeley Lake Post Office to commemorate those who lost their lives and served during the...

 

How Internet crimes continue to move faster than the law

Missoula County Sheriff's Office Detective Garret Van Hoose's spends many of his work hours learning how to hack ethically and track down criminals all through an IP address. He is a member of the...

 

Pathfinder welcomes new reporter

SEELEY LAKE - My name is Henry Netherland and I am thrilled to come in as the new full time reporter for the Seeley Swan Pathfinder. I was originally born in Chicago, Illinois but was raised in one...

 

Options abound for last few weeks of filling out the Census

Every 10 years we are asked to do one of the easiest and most important things we can do for our communities, fill out our Census form. It doesn't sound exciting or glamorous, but without Census data,...

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 17, 2020

County grant available to treat the home ignition zone

SEELEY LAKE – Missoula County Office of Emergency Management has teamed up with United Way of Missoula County and the Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) to focus on reducing wildfire risk and...

 

Fall campground closures for the Lolo

The Lolo National Forest announced the following campground and recreation site seasonal closures and updates: Seeley Lake Ranger District: • Seeley Lake and Lakeside Campgrounds closed on Sept....

 
 By Andi Bourne    News    September 17, 2020

Fire danger drops to "High" in Missoula Area, remains "Very High" in the Swan Valley

Fire danger remains Very High on the Flathead National Forest and Missoula County fire protection agencies lowered the fire danger to "High" due to the recent cold front and moisture that visited the Missoula area on Labor Day. While fuels on the...

 

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