Snow in the Rocky Mountains, looking from the North Fork back into Glacier National Park.
The 2017 NFLA Fall Newsletter comes to you courtesy of the North Fork Landowners Association (NFLA). A copy of the newsletter is sent out every fall to NFLA members reminding them to renew their membership and includes a membership renewal form as well as a letter from the NFLA President. We invite you to join us! Membership dues are only $15 a… Read more →
Treasurer Chris Heitz reports that the Annual Financial Report for the 2017 fiscal year has been audited and is now ready for your review. Read the full report here. Thank you, Chris, for all of your hard work throughout the year. And thanks to the Audit Committee who performed the audit! Don’t forget, you can get access to all of the… Read more →
Here’s a message from Tom Marx… Thank you, Bonnie Ogle, of the Sunshine Committee for the Card and thoughts. I crashed a motorcycle on the first day of my “Once in a Lifetime” trip through the Alps. I managed to ride an hour and a half into a two week trip. It still was “A trip of a Lifetime”. I… Read more →
Message from Treasurer Chris Heitz… Our last NFLA meeting of the season is Sunday, Oct 8. Larry Wilson will be showing some of his wonderful slides at 7PM, and the meeting will be at 8PM. We are asking our members to bring donations of canned goods for the Food Bank or the Veterans Pantry, and of course, monetary donations are… Read more →
We thought that North Forkers would be interested in reading the Western Region National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy September Newsletter. It begins… This has been a particularly tough season for stakeholders in the West. Cohesive Strategy’s Western Region and its partners are leading the charge to facilitate identification and implementation of collaborative, cross-boundary solutions to the complex, landscape-level issues we are… Read more →
Larry Wilson announced at last night’s NFLA Business Meeting that we will once again be conducting our October food drive. The annual food drive, originally proposed by Bob Grimaldi years ago, is a way for the NFLA members to get involved in a community service project and provide others with a small share of our good fortune. North Forkers set aside… Read more →
Here is the link to the September/October/November Wildland Fire Outlook: https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf For September in the Northern Rockies: Above Normal significant large fire potential is expected in all areas except Yellowstone National Park and eastern North Dakota in September where Normal Potential is expected. In October Above Normal significant large fire potential will continue across the southern Idaho Panhandle and across… Read more →
A good time was had by all at this year’s Crazy Hat Square Dance. Here were some of the hat entries. This year Karen McDonough took home the pie prize. Then the square dancing began, with Debo Powers doing her usual excellent job of teaching and dancing. With enough people to form four squares and folks left over, it was… Read more →
The community picnic held at Sondreson Meadows last Tuesday was a great success. It was a nice day, good food, and fun playing beanbag toss and horseshoes. Thank you to Jan and Alice Caldwell for their hard work. Special kudos to Jan for providing a much needed sanitation facility at Sonderson Meadow as pictured here.
Kevin Ulricheson sent a note that said… Could you please post that Dick and I are cancelling the next community float on Aug. 17th, Tuesday. We are not doing it because the river is getting so low.