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.

Glacier Gateway Project

By | October 12, 2019

Here’s a note from Bill Walker… In case you haven’t heard about it already, the Vital Ground Foundation and the US Forest Serviceare working on something called the “Glacier Gateway Project.” They are proposing to acquire two properties totaling about 23 acres using Land and Water Conservation Funds (LWCF). The parcels are along the section… Read More »

More Snow on the NF

By | October 8, 2019

Although it’s not news for the folks who are living on the North Fork right now, we’ve been getting reports that it’s snowing again. This has all the hallmarks of being a long and snowy winter! Here’s a photo from Debo…

National Visitor Use Monitoring survey

By | October 7, 2019

The public will encounter Forest Service employees conducting interviews in developed and dispersed recreation sites and along forest service roads. They will be out in all types of weather conditions, wearing bright orange vests and be near a sign that says “Traffic Survey Ahead”. The National Visitor Use Monitoring (NVUM) survey is being conducted on… Read More »

Make Your Contribution to NFNews

By | October 7, 2019

Hello to all of our loyal NFNews readers, Well, the folks at NFNews aren’t on the North Fork very much these days, so we’ve slowed down our posts to NFNews. If you have some information that you would like to share with the North Fork community, send it along and we’ll post it. We’ll also… Read More »

E-Bikes welcome on ‘motorized use’ Forest Service trails, roads

By | September 24, 2019

Electric bicycles (e-bikes) have grown in popularity for both recreational use and hunting on public lands and are currently welcome on more than 52,000 miles of roads and 7,700 miles of trails throughout the Northern Region’s nine National Forests and Dakota Prairie Grasslands where motorized vehicle travel is authorized. The Flathead National Forest currently has… Read More »

Wernick’s Market is Done for the Year

By | September 24, 2019

Boy, the wind outside is freezing, and they are forecasting snow for the weekend !!  What happened to Fall?  But just in case you weren’t at Wernicks on the 11th, I am sorry to have to let you know that there will not be any more Markets this year.  It was a GREAT season, and… Read More »

Fire Up Red Meadow

By | September 9, 2019

10:00AM Monday – From Andy Huntsberger … A quick update on the fires up Red Meadow: -Red Meadow Fire is approximately 10 acres. Most of the growth was 9/5-6. Since Friday the area has received over 1’’ of rain. The attached picture was taken yesterday, not much fire activity. -Red Meadow #2 Fire – NO… Read More »

Last Wednesday Market

By | September 9, 2019

Here’s a note from Chris Heitz… It’s perfect weather for canning, and making jam or jelly, so don’t let the rain keep you from coming to Wernick’s Market this Wednesday, the 11th at Noon.  Jerry says they will have tomatoes, cucumbers, figs, yellow squash, zucchini, fava beans, potatoes, beets, cabbage, lettuce and chard.  Also, Curtis… Read More »