Another Busy Summer On Tap at Glacier Park International Airport

By | May 21, 2019

Another Busy Summer On Tap at Glacier Park International Airport – Flathead Beacon

News & Features Glacier Park International Airport will welcome four new nonstop flights and see a 12 percent increase in departing travelers this summer, the largest increase of any of Montana’s four largest airports, according to numbers released by the Transportation Security Administration on May 14.

Calendar for the Week of May 20

By | May 20, 2019

The summer is here and so are events on the calendar…

Wednesday May 22 starting at 10PM is the Gardener’s Roundtable at the Wernick’s Gazebo at the bottom of East Red Meadow Rd. Share ideas and knowledge with other North Fork gardeners. Wernicks will have plants for sale; anyone who has starts, plants, or bulbs to share or sell can bring them. Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts.

Saturday May 25 starting at 11AM renowned local photographer Sumio Harada will show some of his recent footage of wildlife in Glacier National Park at the Montana House. This “celebration of wildlife” will be shown upstairs in Montana House’s Kintla Camp event room from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Get the latest on what’s happen with the NFNews Calendar.

‘Firefighter’ Or ‘Forestry Tech’? And Why It Matters

By | May 20, 2019

‘Firefighter’ Or ‘Forestry Tech’? And Why It Matters

Here’s a riddle: When is a wildland firefighter not technically a firefighter? Answer: When he or she works for the federal government. That’s because the feds designate them as “forestry technicians.” That irks many firefighters who put it all on the line as a changing climate means wildfire seasons are now longer and fires burn bigger and hotter.