Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Andi Bourne

Local Newspapers Recognized at Statewide Convention


Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

Nathan Bourne's photo of Simon Quackenbush of Fort Benton, Mont. wrestling a steer at the 51st annual Helmville Rodeo Sunday, Sept. 6. It took second in the sports photo category.

WHITEFISH - The Seeley Swan Pathfinder won seven awards in the 2016 Better Newspaper Awards Division 1 at the 131st Annual Convention of the Montana Newspaper Association (MNA). Lincoln's Blackfoot Valley Dispatch also came home with four awards.

Nathan Bourne and Betty Vanderwielen were both recognized for their photography.

Bourne took the second and third places for his sports photos. Second place was for his Helmville Rodeo photo.

"If you look closely at the photo, the cowboy and the stear don't have a speck of mud on them, yet," said Bourne.

Third place went to his photo of Seeley-Sw...

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Don writes:

Nice job, thanks.


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