A public hearing before the County Board of Adjustment is scheduled regarding an Appeal filed by the North Fork Land Use Advisory Committee to a written Zoning Determination from the County Planning & Zoning Office (“CP&Z”) regarding rental cabins, guest cabins and a yoga studio on property located at 1070 Numa Peak Lane. This Zoning Determination was made by the… Read more →
The North Fork Land Use Advisory Committee (NFLUAC) meets at Sondreson Hall at 7:00pm, Thursday, September 10. The agenda focuses on a discussion of potential text amendments to the North Fork zoning regulations.
Well, there is Good News and Not as Good News in this Month’s Wildland Fire Potential Outlook! The Good News is that Montana is now not forecasted for an “Above Normal” September as it has been in the past two Outlooks. The “Not as Good” News is that things are critically dry across the State. Energy Release Components, an indication… Read more →
Flathead National Forest announced their prescribed burn schedule today. Here are the items in the North Fork… Red Whale RX— A 750-acre project is planned in the Red Whale Creek Drainage in the North Fork region about 4 miles northwest of Polebridge. Depending on weather, this burn is planned for mid to late September to early October. The purpose… Read more →
Kalispell, MT August 18, 2020 – Today, Flathead area fire managers moved the fire danger rating to very high. The danger rating is elevated for the Flathead National Forest, Glacier National Park, the DNRC Swan Unit, Stillwater Unit, and Kalispell Unit, and other local state lands. As a whole, Flathead County is also at a very high fire danger. Fire… Read more →
The North Fork Land Use Advisory Committee (NFLUAC) meets at Sondreson Hall at 6:00pm, Thursday, August 20. The agenda includes a discussion of potential text amendments to the North Fork zoning regulations.
Here is a brief summary of the results of the August 4 Flathead County Board of Adjustment meeting . . . During the Flathead County Board of Adjustment hearing on August 4, 2020, there were three requests for Conditional Use Permits to operate a “Camp and Retreat Center” on various North Fork properties. Besides the applicants, about 40 North Forkers… Read more →
The County Board of Adjustment will be holding a public hearing in the Trade Center Bldg. (not the usual Expo Bldg.) at the Fairgrounds to decide whether to allow or deny conditional use permits for 3 Camp & Retreat Centers in the North Fork. One of the commercial operations is on Numa Peak Lane and the other two are in… Read more →
As expected, Northwest Montana continues to be projected as above normal for fire activity through August and September. We can all be glad that the moisture we got at the end of June and the first of July pushed our fire season out from becoming active in early to mid July. But, with the current temperatures, low overnight temperature and… Read more →
See below for the text of a press release announcing a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who set a series of fires in Glacier Park last Thursday, July 23. Before you start wondering how the NFLA got so rich all of a sudden, we are acting as a representative for an anonymous donor…. Read more →