Category Archives: News

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 »

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 »

By-Law Change Being Voted On

By | August 8, 2019

At the upcoming NFLA Business Meeting (Sunday Aug. 11 at 8PM at Sondreson Community Hall), there will be a by-law change voted on. The NFLA bylaws currently read the meetings will be held on the second Sunday of the month and the proposed change is to go back to the first Saturday of the month.… Read More »

Flathead Wild and Scenic River: Scoping for the Comprehensive River Management Plan

By | August 6, 2019

Kalispell, MT, July 31, 2019- The Flathead National Forest, in coordination with Glacier National Park, is beginning the scoping process for the Comprehensive River Management Plan (CRMP) for the Flathead Wild and Scenic River. The proposed action document discusses potential management direction and information on the desired conditions for the Flathead River segments. The public… Read More »

August-September-October Wildland Fire Outlook

By | August 6, 2019

Following is a note from Allen Chrisman, Co-chair of the NFLA’s Fire Mitigation Committee… Greetings! Tap here for the latest Wildland Fire Potential Outlook. There is a slight change from the previous Outlooks for the Northern Rockies in that we have moved out of the “Above Normal” large fire activity back down to “Normal.” This… Read More »

Crazy Hat Square Dance 2019

By | August 6, 2019

Everyone had a great time at the NFLA’s annual Crazy Hat Square Dance on Saturday night. Folks really got into the spirit with their funny hats and everyone joined in the dancing. Our many thanks to Carole Bartram and Carol Groebe for hosting, Karen McDonough for judging, and Debo Powers for teaching and leading the… Read More »

FIRE DANGER ELEVATED TO VERY HIGH

By | August 6, 2019

Kalispell, MT – August 6, 2019- Cooperating Interagency Fire Officials across northwest Montana raised the Fire Danger Level from “High” to “Very High”. When fire danger is “Very High,” fires can start easily from most causes. They can spread rapidly, grow quickly, and increase in intensity immediately after ignition. The increase in fire behavior can… Read More »

Michel (Frenchy) Peretiako Has Passed

By | August 6, 2019

We apologize for not getting this news out faster. We’ve been without access to the internet lately. But we did see Cheryl while we were visiting the NF and learned that Michel (Frenchy) Peretiako passed away last Tuesday (July 30th). Michel was a very special person on the North Fork. Our thoughts are with you,… Read More »