Zoning regulations text amendment and meeting

A message from Mark Mussman, CFM, Director dated January 5, 2017 and from Flathead County Planning and Zoning… The Northwest Montana Association of Realtors has submitted a zoning regulations text amendment to allow short-term rentals, or vacation rentals, with the approval of an Administrative Conditional Use Permit in the following zoning districts: AG _ 80, AG-40, AG-20, SAG-10, SAGoS, R-2.S, R-I, R-2,… Read more →

Send Your Questions for the Interlocal

As you probably have already heard, the Winter Interlocal is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, February 15th, starting at 10AM and is hosted by GNP. It’s being held at the community center at Park HQs. If you have questions that you would like asked to the various agencies who will be attending the Interlocal, please send them to our President Randy Kenyon who… Read more →

Winter Interlocal – 2017

It’s that time again. The Winter Interlocal is Wednesday, February 15th, starting at 10AM and is hosted by GNP. It’s being held at the community center at Park HQs. The Interlocal Agreement provides for face-to-face contact with representatives of agencies whose policies and actions affect the North Fork. Interlocal Agreement meetings are held in the winter (in town) and summer (at… Read more →

NFLA 2017 Calendar

The NFLA Board of Directors is starting work on the 2017 NFLA calendar. The NFLA calendar includes events sponsored by the NFLA as well as other events at Sondreson Hall that are not sponsored by the NFLA (for example, a private party). If you would like to nominate an event, please send the information to the NFLA webmaster by clicking here. We will use the NFLA… Read more →

Talk by Rick and Susie Graetz at Sondreson Hall

Rick and Susie Graetz bring a group of students from the University of Montana in Missoula to to the North Fork each January. As a part of their activities while on the North Fork, the Graetz make a presentation with beautiful photographs at Sondreson Hall. This year the presentation is on Monday, January 16, starting at 6:30PM. Please come enjoy… Read more →

Come Join Your Neighbors at Thanksgiving

The big news on the calendar this week is Thanksgiving at Sondreson Hall on Thursday, November 24th. Here is the announcement with details… Come join your North Fork neighbors at Sondreson Hall for our annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner. Turkey and ham will be provided. Please bring a side dish and your own table setting. The doors open at 3 p.m. and… Read more →

Fall open burn season begins Saturday

The Daily Inter Lake reports that fall open burning season for Flathead County and northern Lake County begins Saturday, Oct. 1 and extends through Nov. 30. Wildland fire managers recommend being careful while burning this fall, as warm and dry conditions are predicted for this week and cured grasses will still ignite readily. Read the full story here. Get more information about the upcoming… Read more →

Red Whale Prescribed Fire Information - Units 7 And 8

Red Whale Prescribed Fire Information – Units 7 And 8

Andy Huntsberger, Fire Management Officer for the Forest Service, wrote with the following information… We plan on doing some Prescribed Fire implementation in the North Fork of the Flathead on 9/28 and 9/29/2016. Specifically Red Whale Units 7 (270 Acres) & Unit 8 (308 Acres) located directly west of Polebridge, MT. We plan on hand igniting the ridges and potentially utilizing Helicopter PSD ignition… Read more →

Final Business Meeting of 2016 and Annual Food Drive

This coming Saturday, Oct. 1, is the final NFLA business meeting of 2016. Come join your friends and neighbors and please bring a snack to share with everyone after the meeting. NFLA business meetings are held at Sondreson Hall and begin at 8PM. All members of the NFLA are also encouraged to bring or send non-perishable food items to the… Read more →

Allen Chrisman Honored by the Society of American Foresters

North Forker Allen Chrisman has been elected as a recipient of the Society of American Foresters’ 2016 Presidential Field Forester Award. Award recipients will be recognized at the 2016 SAF National Convention, to be held Nov. 2-6 in Madison, WI. This is a great honor and we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Allen for being having won this award.