Becky Braunig of Trail Creek woke up yesterday to a grizzly bear sow and two cubs on her driveway. Here are some pictures that she sent to us.
The NFLA Board of Directors voted to increase the annual dues for active members from $10 a person to $15. Dues for associate members (no voting privileges) were also increased from $5 a year to $10. For more information about joining the NFLA and paying dues, including an updated form to fill out, see our Contact Page.
We’ve had a great summer of square dancing this year… and it’s not over yet. This Saturday evening, September 13th, is the last square dance of the season. The fun begins at 8PM at Sondreson Community Hall. Debo Powers will be teaching all of the moves and calling some of the squares. Beginners are welcomed. Bring your gal and your… Read more →
Members are taking advantage of the cooler weather to perform some maintenance at Sondreson Hall. Following is the schedule: Help with moving – On Wednesday, September 10th, a few folks are needed to help put the kitchen back together after the floor work in that area has been completed. Work will begin around 4PM. Minor repairs and oiling – On Tuesday, September 16th, folks are… Read more →
Kip Straton and the Border Patrol have invited their North Fork neighbors to join them on Monday, September 15th, at an open house on the border. The fun starts at 6PM. This is a chance to meet the folks who are guarding our border and learn a little more about what they are doing. Folks are asked to bring a dessert if you… Read more →
The Annual Tree Farm Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 11. The group will be meeting at Sondreson Community Hall at 10AM before proceeding on to the Chrisman and Hoiland Tree Farms, then returning to the Hall for the lunch, Business Meeting, and Awards. This meeting is open to the public – anyone wanting more information on the Tree Farm program is welcome to… Read more →
Northern Rockies: Normal significant wildland fire potential is expected for the outlook period. Very warm and dry conditions across the Area contributed to a spike in fire activity around mid-month. A change in patterns brought deep moisture into the region, producing widespread heavy rain for much of the last two weeks of August. Cooler weather filtered in as an early… Read more →
Everyone had a great time at the August square dance last Saturday evening. There was a large turnout with over 40 people over the night. Plenty for two squares with dancers to spare. Debo did her usual excellent job calling the dance and teaching the beginners all the moves. Here are some photos:
The annual election of the officers took place at the Business Meeting on Saturday evening. Here are the results: President Karen McDonough Vice President Donna Harrison Past President Debo Powers Treasurer Bonny Ogle North Director Allen Chrisman North Director Paul Marotz (new) South Director Alan McNeil South Director Carol Groebe In addition, the following proposed bylaw change was passed: Dissolution Clause; “Upon the… Read more →
For eleven years (since the Wedge Canyon Fire in 2003, the NFLA has had a very active Fire Mitigation Committee. Each summer, the committee hosts a Fire Wise Day at the Hall to help inform landowners about what they can do on their property to mitigate the effects of catastrophic wildfire. Grants have been available to help landowners with reducing… Read more →
Last night’s Ice Cream Social and square dance was enjoyed by everyone who came to Sondreson Hall. Linda Pittman and Debo Powers made delicious ice cream and everyone else contributed the pies. We had special visits from Cecily McNeil and Ray Hart who reminded us that square dances have been taking place at the hall for over 60 years – and… Read more →