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 →
The County Board of Adjustment will be holding a public hearing in the 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 the Home Ranch Bottoms area. If… Read more →
For those who were unable to attend the June NFLA meeting, Lois Walker will give a repeat showing of her history presentation on the 100th anniversary of the completion of the North Fork Road to the Canadian border in 1920. The show begins at 7:00pm, Friday, August 7.
For those of you who were unable to attend (or are lousy note takers), we’ve uploaded a set of notes taken by the inimitable Irv Heitz at the summer 2020 Interlocal meeting. Also included is a report from Dave Ring concerning planned DNRC activities in the North Fork. Click here to view/download the “2020 Notes from Summer Interlocal Meeting, July… Read more →