Get back to work your two! | photo by Suzanne Daniel

Sondreson Hall Cleanup 2018

On a gloriously sunny day last Saturday, a smaller than usual crowd showed up for the annual Hall Clean-up at Sondreson Hall.  The North Fork Dancers (those who participated in the winter dance classes) made up most of the group.  Much was accomplished and everyone had a good time.  Firewood was chopped and stacked; the fence was repaired; the outhouses,… Read more →

Report from the North Fork Patrol’s Board Meetings

Following is a report from Mark Heaphy… Since January of this year, the patrol has logged more than 658 miles of patrolling, has checked on 151 properties and notified 19 landowners of various problems or damages. The heavier, longer lasting wet snows of this past winter took out more than a few stacks, vents and chimneys. Also, Irv and Chris… Read more →

2018 Fire Outlook

Fire Season Outlook May-June-July

Well, I had hoped that we would get a better forecast for the fire season.  This doesn’t look good. Northern Rockies: Normal Significant Wildland Fire Potential is expected for the Northern Rockies in May and June. For July and August, Above Normal Significant Wildland Fire Potential is expected from central Montana west through the Idaho Panhandle, excluding the Beaverhead Deer… Read more →

NFLA 2018 Spring Newsletter and Calendar are Out

By now, if you have paid up your NFLA dues, you should have received a copy of the 2018 Spring Newsletter and Calendar in the mail. The newsletter is the main result of work by Carol Groebe and Chris Heitz, plus articles by Lynn Ogle, Allen Chrisman, Lois Walker and Mark Heaphy. Besides social activities, the articles give great information… Read more →

First Aid/CPR/AED Class – May 29

The following note is from Bill Walker … I’d like to remind everyone that Bob Lee is giving his very popular and extremely useful First Aid/CPR/AED class at Sondreson Hall on Tuesday, May 29. It starts at 9:00am and should wrap up around 3:30 or 4:00pm. Bring your own lunch and drinks. Class size is limited to 10 people. Contact… Read more →

Tim Manley presentation by Bill Fordyce

Please Check out Your Bear Attractants

As bears emerge from their dens in the next few weeks, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers guidance for avoiding conflicts between humans and bears. Visit FWP’s Be Bear Aware web pages for important tips on maintaining bear-safe residences and camping expeditions. “You’ll learn responsible ways to feed your pets, manage your garbage, landscape the yard and build electric fences… Read more →

Wildfire Risk Assessment Request

2017 was a record year for Wildland Fire in Montana with some 1.4 million acres burned. Fortunately, the North Fork escaped large fires. However, with our long history of large fires in 1988, 2001 and 2003, it is only a matter of time before we see large fire return to the North Fork. Many North Fork residents have taken advantage… Read more →

NFLA Dues are Due Before April 1st

I am SURE summer is right around the corner, so this is just a reminder that your NFLA dues ($15 per person) are due before April 1st if you want to receive the Spring Newsletter with the calendar of wonderful events planned for the summer.  Once again your Board of Directors has been working hard to make this summer memorable. … Read more →

2018 Winter Interlocal Information

Here’s a message from Rob Davies, District Ranger for the Flathead National Forest who is hosting this year’s winter interlocal. The meeting will be held at the Glacier National Park, Community building, (the usual winter spot) in West Glacier, instead of the Hungry Horse Forest Service Conference room. Date: Wed Feb 21 Place: Community Building, Glacier Ntl Park, West Glacier, MT… Read more →

2018 Winter Interlocal – LOCATION HAS BEEN UPDATED

NOTE: THIS IS LOCATION IS DIFFERENT FROM AN EALIER ONE, SO DON’T GO TO THE WRONG PLACE. The 2018 winter North Fork Interlocal Agreement meeting will be held Wednesday, February 21 at the Glacier Park Community Center in West Glacier. Start time is 10:00 a.m. The meeting usually lasts abut three hours. The Interlocal Agreement provides for face-to-face contact with representatives… Read more →