I want to update you on the actions I am taking to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on Montanans. During this time challenging time, I appreciate your patience and your concerns as we act to ensure Montanans’ needs are met. Both young and older Montanans, in urban and rural communities, have tested positive for coronavirus,… Read More »
Here is a story from Debo Powers. And thanks to Chris Heitz for the photo COVID-19 is now considered a global pandemic with cases rising exponentially around the world. This disease can cause pneumonia and death and there is no vaccine against it and no cure. People over 60 are most at risk. There are… Read More »
Kalispell, MT – Flathead National Forest is planning spring prescribed fire projects when weather and air quality are favorable. People can expect to see smoke in various places in the Flathead Valley depending on burn locations and weather conditions. The Forest follows a prescribed burn plan for each project, designed to reduce the potential for… Read More »
Kalispell, MT – Snow and ice melt are creating muddy conditions on many Flathead National Forest roads. People planning on driving in the forest should use caution and plan on turning around if they find soft roads. Motorists may encounter roads that the forest has temporarily closed to prevent damage. It’s also important for people… Read More »
Saturday’s snowshoe softball game was good old fashion North Fork fun. Here are some photos from Dawn Olson Jacobson. Thanks, Dawn, for sending these wonderful photos along to us. And a special thanks to Jim and Lorna Rittenberg for hosting again!
We were looking through old photos and came up with this one of John Frederick in August of 2014 that we liked a lot. Enjoy.
Here’s a note from Bill Walker… As many of you likely know, the Winter 2020 North Fork Interlocal Agreement Meeting is at 10:00am, on Wednesday, February 12, at Flathead National Forest Headquarters, 650 Wolfpack Way in Kalispell. This winter’s Interlocal is hosted by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC). Interlocal meetings are… Read More »
Nice summary with some quotes from Debo… Lawmakers reflect on Legislative Week, annual sessions Local politicians have plenty to ponder coming away from Montana’s first-ever “Legislative Week.” Montana legislators gathered, received training and met with interim committees Jan. 13-17. Many legislators still feel Montana should move to annual legislative sessions. Only four states – Montana,… Read More »
The road froze overnight with a dusting of snow. Driving down today, conditions were back to normal snow on ice North of Coal Creek. The bottom was a mixed bag of surface conditions as the temperature hovered around freezing. Oddly, there was almost as much North bound traffic up to Camas as one might expect… Read More »
Here’s a note from Bill Smith… Road was good last night. Not so much today. Water on ice around Moose Creek. Slid down to Schnaus and chained up to get back up to Moose Creek. We’ve heard the same from several other folks, so please be careful out there!