2016 Dues Reminder!

Just a reminder that the NFLA dues ($15 per person) are due before March 1st, 2016 to receive the Spring Newsletter with the calendar of all the wonderful events for the summer! Just send $15 per person to: NFLA Treasurer PO BOX 1603 Columbia Falls, MT 59912 Thanks! Heather Sullivan NFLA Treasurer

Lee & Marietta Downes

Marietta Downes Has Passed

We received word yesterday from Lois Walker that Marietta Downes passed away yesterday, January 17. Marietta was born in 1936 at Mason City, Washington and came to the North Fork with her husband Lee. Many North Forkers have fond memories of Marietta and she will be missed. Lee and Marietta were interviewed by Tom Edwards in 2012 for the North… Read more →

2016 Winter Interlocal

It’s time again for our semi-annual North Fork Interlocal meeting, this year on Wednesday February 17th at the Kalispell Fish, Wildlife and Parks office on Meridian across from the Fairgrounds and next to the Post office starting at 10AM. The Interlocal is a loose organization of people, organizations and government agencies with an interest in the North Fork.  It is a… Read more →

Linda & Carl Pittman

Carl Pittman has Passed

We recently heard that Carl Pittman, long time North Forker and good neighbor, died on December 2, 2015 at his home in Newberg, OR after a brief decline from accelerated renal failure. Carl was born June 7, 1931, in Caldwell, Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City. He attended UCLA and Oxford for his bachelors and masters degree and “half of a PhD.”… Read more →

The North Fork Cookbook Makes a Great Gift

The North Fork Cookbook Makes a Great Gift

There are still North Fork Cookbooks available for sale. These would make a great gift for the holidays to a family member or friend. The cookbook includes recipes from current North Forkers along with a bonus section of recipes and history from North Fork old timers. It’s interesting and fun to read too. So, fill out the the form and send it… Read more →

Sondreson Hall has New Bookcase

Thanks to Kevin and Emily O’Bryan, North Fork landowners, who donated a bookcase for the Community Hall. Kevin built the beautiful wooden bookcase in Ohio (where he was building cabinets and shelves for their North Fork cabin) and transported it here. The bookcase will display books on the flora and fauna of the Northern Rockies which were donated by North… Read more →

The Heaphys serving Thanksgiving in 2011

Thanksgiving Dinner at Sondreson Hall

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 dinner is served at 4 p.m. This event is hosted by Christina and Steve Berg and cohosted by the original Thanksgiving dinner… Read more →

The Fall Enrollment Letter is in the Mail

The Fall Enrollment Letter was mailed today.  The Post Office now requires address confirmation on bulk mail, which we can either do by a return service to correct a bad address, or addressee “or current Occupant”.  Because we didn’t know that until I was taking the mail to the counter, we borrowed a  stamp from Insty Prints “Occupant” and stamped all the… Read more →

NFLA Members Donate to Local Food Bank

The annual NFLA food drive has concluded and over 100 pounds of food items were delivered by NFLA President Randy Kenyon to the Columbia Falls food bank. 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… Read more →