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Sullivan River and the Rip Tide

Leaving Mosquito Lake and head'n down to Sullivan River, we rode with gutsy Leo in his 14-foot Boston Whaler. Ya'll remember Leo? He killed the griz that attacked him in that compromised position....

 

AmeriCorps members commit to serving Seeley Lake's State Parks

The Seeley Lake State Parks have two new AmeriCorps members this season! AmeriCorps is a national service program that was formally created in 1993 with the signing of the National and Community...

 
 By Ryan Dailey    Opinion    June 10, 2021

Counting the cost

If you wanted to go on a trip to Seattle today, would you be able to drop everything and make it there and back okay? Before going, you would have to check to make sure you have fuel, money, a decent...

 
 By Mike Marshall    Opinion    June 3, 2021

Patriotism and Memorial Day observation

Sadly, during the misguided war in Vietnam, we subjected thousands of our young men and women to a senseless war, putting them at risk of bodily harm and death for a failed international policy of containing communism. The policy was bankrupt from...

 
 By Don Larson    Opinion    June 3, 2021

Hold Health Department accountable

SEELEY LAKE - Voters unanimously defeated a $35-million albatross sewer proposal but the message seems to have fallen on deaf ears. Now the Sewer Board wants to charge resident homeowners $250/year for each parcel in the district. Many residences...

 
 By Roxie Sterling    Opinion    June 3, 2021

The donkey fits - use the power of your vote

The Democratic party chose the donkey as the symbol of their party. They chose well. It fits them. Biden came into office through cheating. Immediately he costs thousands of Americans their jobs. Biden has cost many Americans and illegal aliens...

 
 By Linda Howard    Opinion    June 3, 2021

2021 Senior Farmers' Market nutrition program coupons

Along with our gorgeous summer weather, we in the Seeley-Swan Valley have something to celebrate! Seniors who are 60 years of age and older, residents of Missoula County and meet federal income...

 
 By Claire Muller    Opinion    June 3, 2021

Giving days and philanthropy

Community-wide giving campaigns are a growing trend in the nonprofit world. ‘Giving days’ wrapped up in most of the bigger cities around Montana in early May. The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is now running our month-long community giving...

 
 By Stephen Moon    Opinion    June 3, 2021

On a journey without end

1 Peter 4:1-2, “Therefore, since Messiah suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so that he no longer lives the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men...

 

Clean trail makes for smooth ride

SEELEY LAKE - With the departure of snow on the Dog Town trail, the residual of snow plowing and graveling was most evident. Tuesday, May 8, the Missoula County road crew swept the whole trail from the Dog Town bridge to Highway 83.  I’m sure...

 
 By Mike Lindemer    Opinion    May 27, 2021

Please take a stand against cap on credit card fees

As a longtime rural small business owner in Seeley Lake, I know firsthand how important it is for our business to accept electronic payments from our customers. We appreciate that our customers are able to have secure and efficient transactions every...

 
 By Kate Goodwin    Opinion    May 27, 2021

Get it done - Support the BCSA

Everyone in Montana uses our outdoors but not everyone has the same vision for how to manage it. Do we want forest restoration or recreation areas for snowmobiling? Sometimes what’s best for an angler isn’t what’s best for a backcountry skier...

 

A brief look at dreams

Why consider dreams important? This is a question that is asked so many times. Most people consider dreams valueless or just a recap of the day's events with some memories. In fact, dreams are...

 

Montana Loon Society 2021 Loon Watch

This past year has given us an even greater appreciation for our federal and state wildlife biologists and their interns as well as all the volunteers that kept looking out for loons and their...

 

Praying for revival

The thought of a revival has been heavy on my heart for a long time. I have read a lot about different revivals that have taken place here in the USA, like "The Great Awakening" in the 1730s and...

 
 By Tanya Fyfe DVM    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Cat health

T.S. Eliot wrote in The Ad-dressing of Cats that "A cat is not a dog." While most of us agree, there are more than just the obvious reasons why cats are unique creatures in their own right. Within...

 

Memories of Memorial Day

Several years back I returned for Mom's funeral. I laid eight roses on her casket, one for each of her children – one stillborn. It was a perfect spring day - made me remember all those Memorial...

 
 By Max Rebholtz    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Prepare now for wildfire season

May is National Wildfire Awareness Month and the Missoula County Fire Protection Association is encouraging property owners to begin preparing now for this year’s upcoming wildfire season. With some simple steps, you can prepare your home and...

 
 By Forest Mercill    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Support the Lincoln Prosperity Proposal with us

This past snowmobile season started out a little slowly here in Lincoln. Snow was thin but stoke was high, and as soon as the clouds started dumping, we started riding. Snowmobiling is a way of life here; it's a family-friendly activity, a way to...

 
 By Riley Egen    Opinion    May 13, 2021

BCSA - Bring the 'we mentality' to rest of Montana's delegation

It’s easy to see why so many are fed up with modern politics and the “us versus them” rhetoric. Thankfully, a trip up the Blackfoot Valley puts this chaotic world into perspective with stunning mountains, clean waters, expansive ranchlands and...

 
 By Dee Schmitz    Opinion    May 13, 2021

Above all remain helpful and kind

SEELEY LAKE - You hear people talk about Seeley being such a friendly/helpful place. I hope after this virus is done, people are still helpful. Leaving the grocery store last Tuesday, I observed an elderly lady struggling with her (passenger) door...

 
 By Sydney Young    Opinion    May 13, 2021

AIS and your role protecting Montana waters

The Seeley Lake area is renowned for great boating, paddling and fishing opportunities. Every year visitors from across the US come and enjoy the nearly two dozen lakes and rivers here. With the...

 
 By Torrey Ritter    Opinion    May 13, 2021

The little known invasive threats to area wetlands

The Seeley-Swan area boasts an exceptional number of wetlands and variety of wetland types, from the giant lakes where loons and eagles chase fish to the wet meadows amongst the forests where rare...

 

God's design for His Church

I often reflect on the perfection and precision of God's design; on how the leaves and the animals change their colors with the seasons. This past week, however, as my wife and I vacationed in...

 

It's time for Congress to pass the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act

For over 15 years, we’ve shared this goal: Congress passing the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BCSA). Thanks to the continued support of Senator Tester, we are back on track to reach this goal, with hopes that this is the year when all of...

 

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