Author Archives: NFNews Editor

About NFNews Editor

Patti Hart is the editor-in-chief and founder of the 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.

Roads Open in Glacier Park; Plows Continue to Inch Toward Logan Pass

By | May 22, 2018

The Flathead Beacon reports that winter is slowly but surely releasing its icy grip on Glacier National Park, but there’s still plenty of snow standing in the way of opening the iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road. As of last week, the Bowman Lake, Many Glacier, Two Medicine and Chief Mountain roads in Glacier National Park had been… Read More »

Wolf numbers remained strong in 2017

By | May 22, 2018

According to the 2017 Montana Gray Wolf Program Annual Report, population estimates suggest there are approximately 900 wolves in Montana. This marks the 13th consecutive year that Montana has far exceeded wolf recovery goals. FWP now estimates wolf numbers using a method called POM, or Patch Occupancy Modeling.  The old way of trying to count… Read More »

John Frederick’s Memorial

By | May 22, 2018

Last Saturday a large group of friends and neighbors gathered at Sondreson Hall in memory of an extraordinary North Forker, John Frederick. This was an opportunity for folks to talk about all of John’s accomplishments over the decades on behalf of the North Fork and share memories. Here are some photos that Suzanne Daniel sent… Read More »

Calendar for the Week of May 20

By | May 21, 2018

Things are happening this week. May 23 – Gardner’s Round Table AND the Wernick’s Farmers Market are starting at 10AM. Sorry for the confusion about the time. The Wernicks will have geraniums, seed potato starts, tomato starts, and other vegetable starts for sale. This event happens every other week throughout the summer. May 24 – First North… Read More »