Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Skylar Rispens

Explosive 1995 Fourth of July


SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake resident Don Larson sat patiently on the barge as Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue Chief Gerry Connell towed him out into the bay to ignite the 1995 fireworks display over Seeley Lake. Larson worked to position the barge so that he would light the fireworks down wind from the barrels that contained the rest of the evening’s ammunition.

From shore, Mike Baker, a college student in Great Falls, could see Larson positioning the barge. He could see multiple boxes with rockets that would patriotically paint the sky.

“We watched Don as he ignited the rockets and duc...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 09/26/2021 07:05