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.

14-Day Quarantine for All Travelers from Another State or Country

By | March 31, 2020

Today I directed that all travelers coming into Montana from another state or country for non-work-related purposes must undergo a 14-day self-quarantine. The Directive follows my previous travel advisory for those traveling internationally, and also advises vacation listings and rental sites to notify any out-of-state renters about the quarantine requirement. Health care workers traveling to… Read More »

Please Complete the 2020 Census. It’s Important!

By | March 31, 2020

Here’s a note from Representative Debo Powers… As of today, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that 31.6% of households in the country have responded to the Census.  Montana lags behind the national average with only 25.5% of households responding so far.   That’s terrible! So why is completing the U.S. Census for your household so important? The… Read More »

Flathead National Forest Closes Rental Cabins, Developed Campgrounds

By | March 29, 2020

Fifteen rental cabins in Flathead National Forest have been closed indefinitely for the health and safety of visitors and staff. Developed campgrounds and most restroom facilities are also closed. Effective immediately all Flathead National Forest rental cabins will be closed and unavailable to rent via A full list of rental cabins can be found on… Read More »

Flathead County Resource Advisory Committee to Conduct Business Virtually

By | March 25, 2020

To protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities, the Flathead County Resource Advisory Committee scheduled to meet April 1, 2020, at the Flathead National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Kalispell, Montana, will perform its committee duties virtually, rather… Read More »

Road Report Mar. 22

By | March 23, 2020

Here’s a road report from Jim Rogers… N F Rd good all the way from Trail Creek to town. Some ice and ruts from Ford south. Will likely melt today. Jody has done a remarkably good job this winter on the road.