In his Hungry Horse News column this week, Larry talks about the upcoming Interlocal meeting. Read his full column here.
Greetings North Fork friends, from Rick Graetz, In January 2008, with a group of university students in tow, we made our way north from Missoula to hold the inaugural University of Montana “Polebridge” winter course. Every year thereafter, ten years running, we had the great pleasure of convening this week-long UM field course on what… Read More »
The Flathead Beacon reports that more than 3.3 million people visited Glacier National Park in 2017, making it the busiest year in the park’s 108-year history. According to data released by the National Park Service, Glacier saw a 10 percent increase in visitation last year, from 3,005,448 in 2016 to 3,305,513 in 2017. Read the… Read More »
The Missoulian reports that the federal government has denied Montana’s disaster relief request for $44 million in the aftermath of the 2017 fire season that burned more than 1,500 square miles. Montana Public Radio reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied Gov. Steve Bullock’s request for additional aid in late December. Read the full story… Read More »
The Daily Inter Lake reports that three weeks into winter, Northwest Montana’s snowpack is looking good. Data collected by the Snowpack Telemetry (SNOTEL) sensor network show a snowpack with slightly more water than normal for mid-January. “It seems like the forecasted La Niña is standing up,” said Lucas Zukiewicz, Water Supply Specialist for the State of… Read More »
The Daily Inter Lake reports that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering removing the Canada lynx from Endangered Species Act protections. On Thursday, the agency said in a press release that, based on a recent scientific review of the animal’s status, it would begin crafting a proposed rule to delist the species…Controversy surrounding… Read More »
This article from the Hungry Horse News is kind of fun… 50 years ago Jan. 12, 1968 The Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce was lobbying to have Nucleus Avenue connected to the North Fork Road. The city-county planning board at the time said the two shouldn’t be connected because there was a lack of parking… Read More »