Above was the People's Choice in the 1999 Winterfest Snow Sculpture Contest. This sculpture was created by the Seeley Lake Ranger Station by sculptures Lynn and Bruce Johnson and Donna and Tim Love. Below left is Pinnochio by Rovero's (Second in People's Choice) and Logging with Horses (Third in People's Choice) by Clearwater River Realty (Rick and Feather Sherman). There were 27 snow sculptures around Seeley Lake during Winterfest 99.
Seeley Swan Pathfinder
January 28, 1999
Adult Professional: 1s $400.00 Clearwater River Realty (Artists: Rick & Feather Sherman). 2nd $275.00 U.S. Forest Service (Artists:Lynne Johnson, Donna Love, Bruce Johnson, Tim Love. 3rd $150.00Stage Station (Artists: Linda Weaver and Cindy Torok).
Adult Amateur: 1st $150.00 Double Arrow Lodge (Artist:Jason Sorenson). 2nd Wolds Valley Market $100.00 (Artist: Wolds Valley Market Employees). 3rd Rovero's (Rover0's crew) $75.00. 4th Rachel Wilkinson $50.00. 5th Bev Brown $25.00.
Under 18 Group: 1st $75.00 Girl Scout Troup 255. 2nd$50.00 First Valley Bank (Artist Spanish Club).
Alpine Artisans Award: Adult: $100.00 Clearwater River Realty (Artists: Rick & Feather Sherman). Under 18: $25.00 Den 4 Wolf Cubscouts. Honorable Mention: Nathan, Laura and A.J. Love.
You can vote until 6 p.m. Friday (Jan. 29) for your choice for People's Choice awards for snow sculptures. Vote at Rovero's or Wold's Valley Market. Three places will be awarded with first place receiving $150, second place $100, and third place $50.