Sondreson Hall

The “Creeks of the North Fork” float

“Creeks” Donate to Sondreson Hall Fund

The “Creeks of the North Fork” float won first place in the Polebridge 4th of July Parade this year. The first place prize, donated by the Merc and the Saloon, was $100 to spend at the Merc or Saloon and $100 to be donated to whatever non-profit organization the group chose.   “Creeks of the North Fork” spent their prize money on… Read more →

2015 Sondreson Hall Cleanup Day

2015 Sondreson Hall Cleanup Day

On Saturday, about 20 members of the NFLA showed up to help with the annual Hall Cleanup Day. It was a pleasurable neighborhood experience—a combination of chatting and light work—cleaning, dusting, sweeping, organizing, trimming bushes, washing windows, and splitting kindling for the wood stoves.   Everyone had a good time and there were enough people to complete all of the tasks… Read more →

Expert turkey carver

Thanksgiving at the Hall 2014

The community celebrated another wonderful Thanksgiving at the Community Hall last evening.  The roads getting to the hall were icy and slick, but friends and neighbors (some coming all the way from town) were not to be stopped.  Several folks brought appetizers including some delicious deviled eggs. The side dishes were especially good this year including mashed potatoes, several different… Read more →

Fire Mitigation Committee Report, Fall 2014

Fire Mitigation Committee Report, Fall 2014

2014 Firewise Day The North Fork Landowners’ Association’s Fire Mitigation Committee held its annual Firewise Day workshop on July 16, 2014. The theme of the workshop was “Wildfires Happen: Take Action! Plan. Prepare. Prevent.” The program began with a powerful DVD about recent major fires in Colorado, with a segment on the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona in 2013. Several… Read more →

Sondreson Hall Back Porch Lights

Sondreson Hall Back Porch Lights

The following report on the maintenance and Sondreson Hall and photo was sent in by Bill Walker… Thursday, Paul Marotz and I installed lights on the recently upgraded Sondreson Hall back porch. I noticed that someone put the finishing touches to the ramp, too. Thanks, Paul, and everyone else who has worked so hard on Sondreson Hall this summer/fall.  And… Read more →

Improvements to Sondreson Hall

Improvements to Sondreson Hall

The NFLA maintenance committee had a long list of tasks that they wanted to finish this summer and fall including the kitchen floor, a new back porch with a ramp, replacing the batten on the back of the building, and hooking the wood stove back up inside.  Much of that work was finished during a flurry of activity this past week.  Here’s… Read more →

NFLA Sondreson Hall Fall Maintenance Schedule

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 →

The Mystery of the Table Knife

The Mystery of the Table Knife

During the recently completed Hazardous Fuels Project at Sondreson Community Hall, a very curious item was found.  A table knife was found stuck into a spruce tree near the southwest corner of the NFLA property.  The knife is an old style of tableware, and has obviously been in the tree for decades due to the tree growth over the blade. … Read more →

Refinishing the Hall floors

Sondreson Hall will be getting a floor facelift this summer.  The main area will have the wood floors refinished from June 2nd through June 5th.  The kitchen and wood stove areas are going to get brand new tile to make them even more fireproof and easier to clean.  This work takes place between July 7th and 10th.  A special community… Read more →