Author Archives: NFNews Editor

About NFNews Editor

Patti Hart is the editor-in-chief and founder of the NFNews.net. Patti lives on the North Fork during the summers and travels the world for the rest of the year, updating NFNews every day wherever there is an internet connection.

Scoping for the Comprehensive River Management Plan

By | August 17, 2019

Kalispell, MT- August 16, 2019- The Flathead National Forest, in coordination with Glacier National Park, is continuing with the scoping process for the Comprehensive River Management Plan (CRMP) for the Flathead Wild and Scenic River. The first public meeting was held Tuesday evening August 13th at the Flathead Valley Community College.  Approximately one hundred people… Read More »

Don’t Be The Spark

By | August 17, 2019

Kalispell, MT – August 16, 2019- Cooperating Interagency Fire Officials across northwest Montana need your help. Fire crews in our interagency zone have been responding to multiple calls of illegal residential debris burns, and we need those firefighters to be ready to respond to possible hold-over fires from lightning strikes of recent storms. Don’t be… Read More »

NFLA By-Law Vote and Election of Board of Directors

By | August 17, 2019

Big news from last Sunday’s North Fork Landowners Association’s (NFLA) Business Meeting. First, the vote was overwhelmingly for business meetings to remain on the second Sunday of each month.  No by-law change.  And here is your new Board of Directors… President – Bill Walker VP – Steve Kelly Secretary – Karina Pettey Treasurer – Chris… Read More »

National Park Service Releases Howe Ridge Fire Video Documenting First 36 Hours

By | August 12, 2019

National Park Service Releases Howe Ridge Fire Video Documenting First 36 Hours – Intermountain Regional Office (U.S. National Park Service) News Release Date: August 1, 2019 Contact: Vanessa Lacayo, (303) 969-2062 Lakewood, CO – Today, the National Park Service (NPS) released a video documenting the first 36 hours of the Howe Ridge Fire, which took… Read More »

Wernick’s Wednesday Market

By | August 12, 2019

Time is speeding by, and here it is another Wednesday Market. Guess that is even more reason to come on down to the bubbling fountain at Wernicks, and take time to appreciate the lush beauty! Jerry and Linda will have apricots and some raspberries, salad greens, spinach, chard, kale, cucumbers, some peas in their pods,… Read More »

Fire News

By | August 11, 2019

There are no fires around the North Fork right now as far as we can tell, although there are some over in Idaho that might be causing smoke haze. Here’s the current fire map… Check out the latest fire news on the InciWeb website for Montana.

FIRE DANGER ELEVATED TO VERY HIGH

By | August 11, 2019

Joint News Release Fire Information Contacts: Flathead National Forest Meghan Mulholland 406-758-5252 MT Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation Ali Ulwelling 406-751-2246 Glacier National Park Lauren Alley 406-888-5838 Flathead County Office of Emergency Services Juanita Nelson 406-249-6913 FIRE DANGER ELEVATED TO VERY HIGH Kalispell, MT – August 6, 2019- Cooperating Interagency Fire Officials across northwest… Read More »