The Sondreson Community Hall was buzzing with activity on Saturday morning for the annual Hall Cleanup Day. Members of the North Fork Landowners Association had a fun time together and accomplished a lot in a short period of time. Vice President Donna Harrison was in charge of the event and started things off with a list of things that needed… Read more →
Two new North Fork short stories by Esther Chrisman have been added to the North Fork History Project page. The first, called The Bart Monahan Homestead, tells about Esther’s first home on the North Fork. The second, called Our Friend Tom, is about Tom Reynolds. Check them both out under the North Fork Short Stories on the North Fork History Project page.
An MCC (Montana Conservation Corp) Trail Crew will be working on the higher section of Tuchuck on September 9-16. Even though they have received only 50% of the RAC grant funding for this project due to sequestration, they will try to get as much done as possible in a week. This is great news because the switchbacks going up to… Read more →
Debo sent word that there are new nature books available for check out. These include: Small Mountain Owls by Scott Rashid Lepidoptera of the Pacific Northwest: Caterpillars and Adults by Jeffrey C. Miller & Paul C. Hammond Butterflies Through British Columbia by John Acorn & Ian Sheldon The Moth Book by W. J. Holland Montana Starwatch by Mike Lynch Stars Over Montana: The Men who… Read more →
The hike to Cyclone Lookout is one of the most popular trails in the North Fork due to its proximity to Polebridge, short distance (5 miles roundtrip), and spectacular views at the top. Linda Pitman organized a hike to Cyclone on Tuesday. Three of the five North Forkers on the hike were thrilled to have the day off from the… Read more →
A good neighbor provided some North Fork history in the way of letters and post cards from the early 1900s. Check it out on the North Fork History Project page.
Alexander James Kroll selected an interesting historical topic for his Bachelor’s of Arts in Anthropology thesis at the University of Montana… the Polebridge schoolhouse. Alex says that this is the very first schoolhouse that was archaeologically investigated in the state of Montana and only the 5th to be looked out in the West. You not only learn about the Polebridge… Read more →