Pathfinder Archives April 20, 2023



Highway 83 Widening Being Planned

If all goes well, starting about 1993 much of Highway 83 will be widened from its current 24 feet to 28 feet (two 12-foot lanes and two 2-foot shoulders), According to Bob Lajoie of the state highway department, four separate projects are being considered for widening the highway. If completed, the projects would result in a 65-mile continuous stretch of widened roadway, starting at Clearwater Junction.


Company's Coming...Let's Get Cleaned Up!

This Saturday marks the annual community cleanup sponsored by the Chamber. Many, many thanks to the groups and individuals who have volunteered their time for this "spring cleaning." The list includes Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Lions, Awana, Seeley Lake Elementary and Seeley  Swan High School. Why not add your name to the list? This is a project which produces instantaneous and highly visible results. Indulge yourself in total self-gratification-come to the "staging area" at the Timberline building (next to 1st Valley Bank) at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. -Dick Potter


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First in the State in Academic Challenge

Unique interests, avid reading, and competitive natures helped the five member Seeley-Swan High School team win the state trophy at the 10th annual Montana Academic Challenge. The competition included over 200 students from 44 schools. Sponsored by state co-ops and hosted by Ian Marquand of Missoula television station KPAX, the school competed in the final round in Great Falls on Sunday, April 1. The team, consisting of seniors Jane Eustance and Vince Pulici, junior Anthony Peterson, sophomore Brandon Friede, and freshman Erik Rose, was coached by high school  math and science teacher, Mary Johnson.


SSHS Students Excel At District Music Festival

A total of 42 Seeley-Swan High School students participated in the District Two Music Festival in Missoula on Friday, April 4th and Saturday, April 5th. On Friday, the large groups (band and choir) performed and the Saturday performances were of soloists and small ensembles.  The Seeley-Swan High School Band received straight superior ratings across the board from both judges in their performance on Friday.  The Seeley-Swan High School choir, made up of 28 students, received excellent ratings across the board for their performance Friday.


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