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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.

Cold, Wet, System Headed This Way

By | May 17, 2019

Cold, wet, system headed this way The weather honeymoon is over. The National Weather Service is saying a cold, wet system should descend on the region today, tomorrow and into the weekend. Valley floors will see .5 to .75 inch of rain, while higher terrain will see 1 to 1.5 inches of rain.

USFS Chief Promises More Discussion About Bikes In Wilderness Study Areas

By | May 16, 2019

USFS Chief Promises More Discussion About Bikes In Wilderness Study Areas U.S. Sen. Steve Daines continues to pressure the U.S. Forest Service to reconsider proposed mountain bike closures in two Montana wilderness sudy areas. U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen vows the agency will meet with mountain biking groups who want to regain access to… Read More »

Thoughts on Grizzlies

By | May 15, 2019

Thoughts on grizzlies The grizzlies are back! By any measure, the grizzly bear, with a lot of human help, have made a remarkable recovery. Many folks, including Montana’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks feel that they should no longer be listed as an endangered species. Others, including many environmental organizations, are opposed to delisting.

Park Warns About Avalanches on Sun Road

By | May 15, 2019

Park warns about avalanches on Sun Road Glacier National Park reminds hikers and cyclists to be aware of possible avalanche conditions along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Local cyclist Patrick Scribner found out just how avalanche prone the alpine section of the road can be last week when snow came down during his ride to triple arches.