Author Archives: Debo Powers

About Debo Powers

Debo Powers is the NF News Polebridge correspondent. She has been hiking North Fork trails since 1979. In addition, she is a gardener, kayaker, mountain biker, and dance instructor.

Day One at Cyclone Lookout, August 10, 2018

By | August 14, 2018

The sun rose in a red, smoky sky. After arriving at the trailhead, I hoisted my backpack and headed toward Cyclone Lookout. The early morning sunlight filtering through the trees on the trail had an orange, smoky look. The heavy backpack filled with food, clothing, and bedding sat familiar and comfortable on my hips as… Read More »

Crazy Hat Dance a great success!

By | July 28, 2018

The crazy hats pleased the rain gods so much that the North Fork got a much-needed rain storm during the festivities at the Community Hall on Friday night. The Crazy Hat Contest was proceeded by a pie auction fundraiser for NFLA. Following the contest, dancers created hilarious formations during the square dances called by Debo.… Read More »

Report from the River Management Meeting

By | May 17, 2018

It is time for a new Comprehensive River Management Plan (CRMP) to be written for our three wild and scenic rivers—the South, Middle, and North Forks of the Flathead River. In preparation, monthly meetings have been organized to get input from the public. Each meeting will be focused on one of the Outstanding River Values… Read More »